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UN: Rohingya Refugee Children Denied Education Face Bleak Future

New York, N.Y.  One year after violence and persecution in Myanmar forced the mass exodus of Rohingya refugees, the U.N. Children’s Fund warns of a lost generation of children in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, because they are being denied the education they need to carve out a viable future. The warning comes as UNICEF announced the launch […]

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Finally: Colleges and Universities Say ‘Yes’ to Pets

Washington, D.C. When new students leave home for college or university, mom and dad aren’t the only ones left behind. Kimberly Brubaker said she didn’t want to break the connection she has with family members Dino and Mars: her cat and pet snake. “If an animal is part of your entire life, and caring for […]

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In NYC, Marietta College Announces Generous Undergraduate Scholarship

New York, N.Y. On Tuesday, July 24, the James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation and Orphans International Worldwide successfully hosted the 19th Annual Summer Soirée at St. James Episcopal Church in Elmhurst, Queens. A bon-voyage potluck party for Young Global Leader participants of the J. Luce Leadership Experience ’18 (Indonesia), the event also marked the 59th birthday of our founder […]

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In Texas, Nepal Students Lose Four-Year Scholarships

Tyler, Texas. #University of Texas-Tyler revoked 61 four-year #scholarships from #Nepali #Students. Check out our newest video to learn more about these students and their journey! . Tweet

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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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Guardians of Rescue in Dire Need of Assistance Rescuing Animals in Hurricane Florence’s Path

Why Every CSI Buff Should Put Alcatraz East Crime Museum on their Fall To-Do List

Palestinians File War Crimes Claim Over West Bank Hamlet

New W.H.O. Study: 800,000 People Commit Suicide Every Year

Creating Reasons to Live: Overcoming Gay-Bashing and Ebola in Africa

Ways for Parents to Become Savvy About Hidden Added Sugars