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Benjamin Netanyahu Receives Hudson Institute's Herman Kahn Award

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 14:25:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hudson Institute has honored Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel with the 2016 Herman Kahn Award. At an awards ceremony hosted at The Plaza Hotel in Manhattan on Thursday night, Prime Minister Netanyahu engaged in an...

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University of Miami Announces Lead Gift for Indoor Practice Facility

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:15:00 EDT

(image) CORAL GABLES, Fla., Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Miami announced today the largest donation in the history of the Department of Athletics as the lead gift for a state-of-the-art football indoor practice facility. In honor of their mother, Carol, Jeffrey...

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Rihanna Appointed Global Ambassador To Champion Education

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:12:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Rihanna is to join a campaign to ensure that girls and boys in the world's poorest countries can get a quality education.  Rihanna's Clara Lionel Foundation today announced a multi-year partnership with the Global Partnership for Education...

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Six leaders named by U.S. Education Secretary John King to National Assessment Governing Board, overseeing The Nation's Report Card

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:34:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Six education leaders from around the country — two state legislators, a testing and measurement expert, a local school board member, a nonpublic school leader and a general public representative — have been appointed to the...

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National Science Foundation awards $2.2 million to History Colorado for collaborative project on Ute Indian traditional scientific knowledge

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:00:00 EDT

(image) DENVER, Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- History Colorado has been awarded a $2.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation's Advancing Informal STEM Learning program. The project explores the integration of Native American knowledge with Western science, technology,...

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UVM Names Robert Larner M.D. College of Medicine

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:00:00 EDT

(image) BURLINGTON, Vt., Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Vermont announced today an estate commitment with an estimated current market value of $66 million from UVM dual-degree alum and Vermont native Robert Larner '39, M.D. '42, and his wife, Helen. The commitment to...

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Liberty Science Center Chess Star Fabiano Caruana Honored with an American Flag Flown Over the U.S. Capitol and a NJ Assembly Resolution

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:37:00 EDT

(image) JERSEY CITY, N.J., Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fabiano Caruana, the 2016 U.S. Chess Champion and Visiting Grandmaster at Liberty Science Center, was honored for leading the U.S. Chess Team to its first Gold Medal in 40 years over 189 other countries in the just completed World...

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International Celebration of Playing For Change Day at Over 200 Venues Including Ibiza, Diamante, Saskatchewan, Sarajevo, and Los Angeles

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:21:00 EDT

(image) LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Playing For Change, the foundation created to promote peace and international co-operation through music, will celebrate its sixth annual Playing For Change Day with events at over 200 venues around the world on Saturday, September 24. Playing...

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George Wythe High School Students Joined by Volunteers from Sabra Dipping Company and Renew Richmond to Build On-Site Garden Tower, Plant Fall Crops

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:19:00 EDT

(image) CHESTERFIELD, Va., Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Sabra Dipping Company, America's largest hummus manufacturer, is conducting a day of service with Richmond's George Wythe High School as part of its long-term initiative called "Plants with a Purpose," a community engagement mission...

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Eccles School MBA Online Program Ranked No. 13 in the World

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:53:00 EDT

(image) SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The David Eccles School of Business today announced that its MBA Online program has been ranked as No. 13 in the world, the only Utah business school ranked in the top 25 this year. The ranking comes from The Princeton Review, which provides...

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WGU to Award $400,000 in Scholarships to Future Teachers

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:38:00 EDT

(image) SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University (WGU) launched a new scholarship for those who said, "teacher!" when asked what they wanted to be when they grew up. WGU will award 100 future teachers up to $4,000 to help defer the costs of WGU's...

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Texas District Launches Chickentopia™ No Antibiotics Ever, Vegetable-Fed Chicken from Somma Food Group

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:21:00 EDT

(image) DALLAS, Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Somma Food Group announced today their successful launch of a partnership with one of the top 5 largest school districts in the state of Texas – Austin Independent School District.  Making their official Austin school menu debut this...

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NAFSA and APLU Commend Senators Durbin and Wicker for Introduction of the Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Program Act

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 10:58:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and NAFSA: Association of International Educators applaud the introduction of the Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Program Act by U.S. Senators Richard Durbin (D-Ill.)...

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Annual Social Enterprise Conference At Columbia Business School Highlights Urbanization And Social Innovation

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 10:36:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 30, 2016, the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School will host the annual Social Enterprise Conference. This year's one-day conference will focus on urbanization and how it is shaping the human experience in...

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Cammack Retirement Group Expands Into The Southeast

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 10:28:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cammack Retirement Group ("Cammack Retirement"), a leading national, independent retirement plan consulting and investment advisory firm, announced that Joey Payne has joined Cammack Retirement as Vice President, Senior Consultant, and will...

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Colleges Use Pop Culture and Social Media to Reach More Potential Students

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:45:00 EDT

(image) COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The colleges and universities that most successfully recruit and enroll students are strategically adopting practices from consumer marketing, according to a report released today by Royall & Company at the National Association for...

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Hard Working Students Earn Scholarships to Attend Universal Technical Institute

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 08:37:00 EDT

(image) SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Technical Institute (NYSE: UTI) and the mikeroweWORKS Foundation are proving that hard work pays off by awarding scholarships to UTI students who demonstrate a strong work ethic and a big desire to go after their...

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FLGI Publishes the Top 100 Educators Leading Flipped Learning

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 08:35:00 EDT

(image) CHICAGO, Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Flipped Learning Global Initiative (FLGI), a worldwide coalition of educators, researchers, technologists, professional development providers and education leaders, announced the publication of the FLGI 100. The new annual list...

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Grandville Public Schools to Host Ten VEX Robotics Competitions - and the first West Michigan Regional VEX Championship

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:51:00 EDT

(image) GRANDVILLE, Mich., Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Grandville Public Schools and the Grandville Academic Team Boosters continue to invest heavily in creating competitive robotics programs for K-12 students.  This year, the District has dramatically increased its commitment to hosting...

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Breakthrough Medical Research Lineup Released for Precision Health Summit

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 06:00:00 EDT

(image) BOSTON and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Powering Precision Health 2016, the nation's first biomedical innovation-driven summit, today announced the agenda and new research lineup for the upcoming event that will be held on Monday, September 26, 2016 at the Boston...

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