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THE METROPOLITAN OPERA

Martina Arroyo on Educating the Next Generation of Opera Singers

After she retired from the stage, Ms. Arroyo began a second career as an educator.

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July 2, 2015 10:03 AM | Comments

Long Island Water Threat, Equal Justice Initiative, Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Photographer JW Johnston

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June 26, 2015 9:44 AM | Comments

Neuroscientist and Columbia University assistant professor of pediatrics Kimberly Noble joins anchor Jack Ford to shed light on her recent study, which found a link between poverty and children’s brain size. This week MetroFocus, PBS NewsHour Weekend and NJTV News […]

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June 25, 2015 11:27 AM | Comments
A study published in Nature Neuroscience earlier this year found that children of poor families have smaller brains than affluent children.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  June 24, 2015 12:02 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: Neuroscientist and Columbia University assistant professor of pediatrics Kimberly Noble joins anchor Jack Ford to shed light on her recent study, which found a link between poverty and children’s brain size. This week MetroFocus, […]

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June 19, 2015 10:38 AM | Comments

Chancellor Fariña on successful principals, $2.5 billion dollars in “lost value” for NYC’s pensions, how photography has shaped the identity and public perception of African-Americans and PBS Masterpiece series Mr. Selfridge’s Jeremy Piven and Rebecca Eaton.

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June 18, 2015 12:25 PM | Comments
Fariña led a discussion about the habits and strategies that make successful principals and high-achieving schools with four New York City principals.VIDEO
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June 15, 2015 2:31 PM | Comments

Chancellor Fariña on successful principals, $2.5 billion dollars in “lost value” for NYC’s pensions, how photography has shaped the identity and public perception of African-Americans and PBS Masterpiece series Mr. Selfridge’s Jeremy Piven and Rebecca Eaton.

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May 29, 2015 11:15 AM | Comments

Exploring race through “The Pipeline Project,” the obstacles facing college students, New York’s role as an Underground Railroad hub and the place of interiors in landmark preservation.

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May 28, 2015 1:10 PM | 1 Comment

Anna Deavere Smith’s career as an actress, playwright, professor, author and social activist has been marked by extraordinary versatility and extraordinary success.

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