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WonderWorks Syracuse Holds WonderKids Event with Astronaut

New York, N.Y. On June 16, 2018, WonderWorks Syracuse held an out-of-this-world WonderKids event, featuring a special guest and awarding students who had been nominated from area schools for their achievements. The event gave nominees who were picked for the WonderKids award and the public the chance to meet and greet with Dr. Donald Thomas, […]

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Interactive Learning, Innovation at Caribbean Maritime University

Kingston, Jamaica. A group of students from Jamaica College were led on a tour of the University’s main campus on May 24, 2018, as a part of CMU’s continuous thrust to engage potential students, through interactive learning and innovative displays.  A student inspects an item produced using a one of many 3d printers housed at […]

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Caribbean Students Affected by Recent Hurricanes Have an Anchor

New York, N.Y. The second annual reception for the American Caribbean Maritime Foundation was held on November 16th, 2017 at Oceana Restaurant in New York City, sponsored by Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads .  The occasion was marked by the ACMF’s  first annual awards program which honored Mike Henry, Jamaica’s Minister of Transportation and Mining, […]

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Somalia to Open First Journalism School in 26 Years

  New York, N.Y. Being a journalist in Somalia carries both risk and reward. The risk comes from al-Shabab militants and other armed groups who have killed at least 26 reporters in the last five years, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. The reward is having a job with one of the many independent […]

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Education Activist Malala Yousafzai to Study at Oxford

  New York, N.Y. Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by a Taliban gunman at age 15 for speaking out for the right to an education, has been accepted to the University of Oxford.The 20-year-old activist shared the word of her acceptance to the school on Twitter and included the screenshot of her “Congratulations” […]

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EOD Wife to Receive Scholarship in Fallen Warrior’s Name

Niceville, Florida – Each year, the EOD Warrior Foundation awards scholarships to children and spouses of EOD warriors. This year, a special scholarship will be awarded to Jennifer Hoff, wife of a medically retired Army EOD Staff Sergeant. The $2,000 college scholarship, awarded in the name of fallen EOD warrior Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Dunning, […]

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5 Things to Know About the EOD Warrior Foundation Scholarship Program

EOD Warrior Foundation offers scholarships for EOD family members NICEVILLE, Florida – There are 7,000 men and women known as EOD technicians, performing the most dangerous job in our military. EOD stands for Explosive Ordnance Disposal, otherwise known as Bomb Disposal. EOD technicians are highly-trained military members serving in the Army, Marines, Navy, and Air […]

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‘Philosophy is an Art of Living Together’ on World Philosophy Day

New York, N.Y. Marking World Philosophy Day, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is encouraging people of the world to share their philosophical heritages and “dare to open spaces for free, open and tolerant thinking.” Sculpture “The Thinker” by Auguste Rodin. World Philosophy Day takes place every November. Photo: Hans Andersen. The […]

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