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2013-10-28 16:23:49

New 24/7 Music Stream Devoted to American Popular Standards, Curated by Jonathan Schwartz, To Launch Friday, November 1 at 12 noon ET NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The sounds of Sinatra, Nelson Riddle, Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett, Mel Torme, Bing Crosby, Billie Holiday and other masters of the American songbook will soon be heard 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, anywhere in the world, when WNYC launches "The Jonathan Channel," a new music stream on Friday,...

2013-05-13 08:27:29

A panel discussion on the state of STEM education in New York City NEW YORK, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The White House, business leaders, and the scientific and technology communities have declared a state of emergency in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education, with President Obama calling on colleges to produce 10,000 more engineers a year and 100,000 new teachers with majors in STEM. But the critical groundwork happens earlier,...