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Can Eating Chocolate Help Your Memory?

According to a study by researchers at Columbia University, chocolate may help your memory.

10/27/2014

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Books Offers Advice On How To React To Conflict

Although some people seem to thrive on conflict, many of us prefer not to deal with it, and thus squander any opportunities it presents. Correcting that is where a helpful new book comes in.

09/06/2014

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Penn Loses To Columbia, 74-55

Fran Dougherty led Penn (7-19, 4-8) with 16 points and seven boards. Miles Jackson-Cartwright added 10 points.

03/07/2014

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Study: Most College Students Prefer Taking Classes The Traditional Way

According to a new study from the Teachers College at Columbia University, the vast majority of students in community college would rather take their classes in person as opposed to online.

04/29/2013

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Columbia Pulls 75-57 Upset Over Villanova

Columbia coach Kyle Smith won’t admit to holding any special potion over Villanova. It just seems that way. Smith was on the coaching staff of St. Mary’s when the Gaels upset Villanova to reach the Sweet 16 in 2010.

11/20/2012

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Another Benefit Of The Mediterranean Diet

A new study from Columbia University finds people who follow the Mediterranean diet have a lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.

10/05/2012

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College Graduation Rates

National data collection systems count only those who finish college where they started in expected time – 4-6 years for a bachelor’s degree and 2-3 years for an associate’s. However, many more students do eventually get degrees.

05/21/2012

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Univ. of Pa. Vice Dean Resigns Over ”Doctorate” Claim

Doug Lynch, vice dean of Penn’s Graduate School of Education, quit after being accused of making false claims that he’d earned his doctorate degree.

04/26/2012

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Pennsylvania Defeats Columbia 61-59 In Overtime

Fran Dougherty made a layup off a three-quarter court alley-oop pass with 1 second remaining in overtime and Pennsylvania edged Columbia 61-59 on Saturday night.

02/18/2012

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Are Middle Schools A Panacea?

A Harvard study of Florida schools suggests middle school education my be underserving students and risking their ability to graduate.

01/10/2012

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Football: Penn and Yale Set for Saturday Showdown

Two of the three team undefeated in Ivy League play will battle on Saturday afternoon at Franklin Field, as the Penn Quakers host Yale.

10/19/2011

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New Report Released By Columbia University Links Children With Asthma To Cockroach Exposure

A study conducted by Columbia University researchers reveals neighborhoods where children have a high rate of asthma are twice as likely to have antibodies combating cockroach protein in their blood, meaning they were exposed to the bug and probably allergic.

06/18/2011

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Einstein Never Used Flashcards

The Ultimate Block Party, along with Disney, Crayola, Lego and researchers from Columbia University and MIT, are celebrating play and pushing against the belief that education only takes place when kids are in seats, staring at chalkboards and taking notes.

03/07/2011

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