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Spirit Airlines, pilot union agree to extend restraining order

Spirit Airlines Inc. said on Thursday it had reached a deal with an airline pilots union to extend indefinitely a temporary restraining order issued by a U.S. court directing its pilots to return to work after a labor dispute. The budget carrier has canceled several flights over the past few days, following what it called “illegal work slowdown by its pilots”. On Monday, Spirit Airlines passengers brawled in a Florida airport after the carrier canceled flights due to the work slowdown. On Tuesday, a court issued a temporary restraining order…

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New York Times to Be Honored With i-3 Award at Mirror Awards Ceremony

The Newhouse School will honor The New York Times with the i-3 award for impact, innovation and influence at the 11th annual Mirror Awards ceremony June 13 in New York City. Follow on Twitter at #Mirrors17. Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr., chairman of The New York Times Co. and publisher of The New York Times, will accept the award. Dean Baquet, the paper’s executive editor, will present the award to Sulzberger. The New York Times Co. is a global media organization dedicated to enhancing society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news…

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CFAC Jazz and Wine 2017

Mark your calendars for a night of indulgence of SoulFunky sounds by trumpeter Lin Rountree. CFAC Jazz and Wine 2017 tickets are available now! Lin Rountree, aka The Soul-Trumpeter, is an accomplished recording artist, producer and live performer. With five solo projects, 12 Top 20 Billboard singles and numerous collaborations with top R&B/Contemporary Jazz artists, Rountree is poised to become one of the most renowned artists of his generation. CFAC Jazz and Wine 2017, with Lin Rountree and featuring Anomalous People, is April 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Community…

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Whitman School Recognized by AACSB International for Leading the Way in Entrepreneurial Education

(AACSB), the world’s largest global education network, recognized the Martin J. Whitman School of Management (Whitman School), for its commitment to creating and incubating cutting-edge business innovations and fostering entrepreneurship in the next generation of business leaders. The Whitman School is one of 35 business schools around the globe to earn this distinction, and one of only 15 entrepreneurship programs. A total of 120 nominations were submitted by AACSB-accredited schools across 34 countries, all of which highlighted unique approaches to fostering and developing entrepreneurship in undergraduate and graduate students. The…

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Bonding Over Infrastructure

Updating aging roads, water and sewer lines is not only a challenge for engineers but also for those who have to develop budgets and policies for governments around the world. Practical solutions require understanding technical, political and social implications, and Professor Laura J. Steinberg wanted to develop a collaborative approach to infrastructure education. “Connect public works engineers to people and policy,” says Steinberg. Steinberg has developed two classes focusing on infrastructure management and policy. One is open to any undergraduate or graduate student on the Syracuse University campus; the other…

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