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Who Won What at the 2017 Emmy Awards

Here are the lists of the winners and the contenders.

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UK Election Statistics: 1918 – 2017

This report from the House of Commons Library “….presents an overview of election results since 1918. It provides summary results for all elections from 1918 to 2017, focusing on elections to the House of Commons.” Included are general election figures and how each major party fared; socioeconomic and demographic characteristics of MPs; and the results for the London mayoral elections since 2000. A valuable guide if only for assembling all this data into one document.

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2018 U S News & World Report College Rankings

This just-released report ranks thousands of colleges according to certain criteria. A New Jersey institution – Princeton University – is ranked #1 in the nation; here is the full list of New Jersey schools. Here is NJCU’s profileWe rank #7 in Campus Ethnic Diversity within the Regional Universities North sector as well as being highly ranked for Economic Diversity within the same sector.

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2018 World University Rankings

As compiled by Times Higher Education, this list is composed of the top 1,000 research universities in the world. “It is the only global university performance table to judge research-intensive universities across all of their core missions: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. We use 13 carefully calibrated performance indicators to provide the most comprehensive and balanced comparisons, trusted by students, academics, university leaders, industry and governments.”

If you want, you can limit to certain countries, such as the United States; you can also consult prior years’ listings.

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NJCU Named Among the “Best Bang for the Buck” Colleges in the Northeast

NJCU secures a ranking in this survey that highlights “…our [Washington Monthly] exclusive list of schools that help non-wealthy students attain marketable degrees at affordable prices.”

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List of Additional K-Mart Stores Closing (Two in New Jersey) As Announced on August 24, 2017

The official list can be found here.

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What Books Do Highly Ranked Military Officers Read?

Please look at this list from the new book, The Leader’s Bookshelf. You might be surprised to find Isaac Asimov (it certainly has been his week in this blog) is listed as well as Patrick O’Brian (Among my all-time favorite authors. He wrote like Jane Austen and Charles Dickens and those are both authors of whom I just can’t get enough.) P.S. I have read 30 of the 50.

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