On Thursday, August 11, 2016, Daniel Fitzpatrick, age 13, died by suicide in his home on Staten Island. He left behind a long message describing bullying at his school and his frustration with the adults whose help he sought. We may not know Danny and never meet his family. We may not know the school […]
New York, N.Y. To mark the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, senior United Nations officials are calling on Governments to improve access to education and ensure that the most vulnerable are not left behind as the journey to achieve the new UN Sustainable Development Goals gets under way. […]
New York, N.Y. Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY Computer Science major Hector Liang fell in love with New York City the first time he visited the city in 2012. Raised in Venezuela by Chinese parents, Liang moved to New York to study at BMCC in 2015. “BMCC attracted me with its Start Here, Go Anywhere motto,” Liang […]
Adelaide, Australia. Julian O’Shea is part of a multinational team of engineers who believe everyone in their profession should be an agent of change for a more just and environmentally sustainable world. Long Sokhon, one of the early users of the biodigester project. Tonle Sap lake, Cambodia. Photographer: Jeff McAllister. Engineers without Borders (Australia) is a […]
By Raad Rahman. Detroit, Mich. Rising concerns about harnessing the potential of the next generation of US science learners and thinkers, have resulted in a move amongst US policy makers, to address how to strengthen education in the US. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics education in order to rejuvenate K-12 schools in the US, has […]
Swedish furniture giant Ikea has partnered with Greek municipalities to give color and care to kindergartens across the country.