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Temma Ehrenfeld

Schools pitch new degrees at job-focused students

Aug 09 2012

NEW YORK Despite a full-time job as a mechanical engineer, Sean Whitney is carving out hours to pursue the new Johns Hopkins MBA/MA in "Design Leadership." Whitney believes the program, a collaboration of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and the Maryland Institute College of Art, will teach him management skills while he learns to think more creatively.

Schools pitch new degrees at job-focused students

Aug 08 2012

NEW YORK Despite a full-time job as a mechanical engineer, Sean Whitney is carving out hours to pursue the new Johns Hopkins MBA/MA in "Design Leadership." Whitney believes the program, a collaboration of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and the Maryland Institute College of Art, will teach him management skills while he learns to think more creatively.

Grandparents, purse strings and divorce

Jul 23 2012

NEW YORK Here's a sad scenario: Grandma and Grandpa pay for camp, shoes and college funds. But something goes awry; the kids' parents decide to split, and next thing you know it's Grandma and Grandpa who are out in the cold, writing checks but missing their grandchildren.

Women exert new influence on philanthropy

Jul 12 2012

NEW YORK When feminist writer Courtney Martin wanted to raise money to fund research into the future of online feminism, it made sense to turn to other women for funding.

Women exert new influence on philanthropy

Jul 12 2012

NEW YORK When feminist writer Courtney Martin wanted to raise money to fund research into the future of online feminism, it made sense to turn to other women for funding.

Women exert new influence on philanthropy

Jul 11 2012

NEW YORK When feminist writer Courtney Martin wanted to raise money to fund research into the future of online feminism, it made sense to turn to other women for funding.

Women exert new influence on philanthropy

Jul 11 2012

NEW YORK When feminist writer Courtney Martin wanted to raise money to fund research into the future of online feminism, it made sense to turn to other women for funding.

Time to buy your Spanish villa

Jun 19 2012

NEW YORK Dreaming about a summer or retirement hideaway in Spain? You aren't the only one.

White dress, green wedding

Jun 07 2012

NEW YORK Lindsey Gehl and Ryan Bell have a vision of their June wedding being white - and green, too.

In U.S., same-sex spouses may face financial tangles

Jun 06 2012

NEW YORK Christel de Vries, a Dutch outsourcing manager for Accenture, sealed her love for her female partner twice, once in 2001 in Amsterdam under Dutch law and again in 2007 in a civil union in New Jersey. Yet under U.S. federal law, she isn't married — and that is creating obstacles in her divorce.

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