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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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International Students Add $32.8 Billion to U.S. Economy

New York, N.Y.  The more than 1 million International students at universities and college in the U.S. added $32.8 billion and more than 400,000 jobs to the U.S. economy during the 2015-2016 academic year. Those numbers come from economic data compiled by the the Association of International Educators (NAFSA). NAFSA is the world’s largest nonprofit association dedicated to international […]

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‘Education has Power to Save Lives,’ Views Towards the Disaster

New York N.Y – Ahead of the inaugural World Tsunami Awareness Day on 5 November, two survivors of the most devastating tsunami in recent history – a Czech supermodel and a member of the Spanish family featured in the film The Impossible (2012) – have joined the United Nations’ commemoration of the Day. An aerial […]

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U.S. High School Completion Rate Reaches All-Time High

President Barack Obama says the percentage of Americans completing high school rose to its highest level ever last year. The president said the completion rate for the 2014-2015 school year was 83.2 percent – the highest percentage on record. The numbers are based on information gathered from schools across the United States. Photo:GRACE SMITH. Obama […]

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