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NYC’s Japan American Assoc. Funds Haitian Students Dream of Int’l. Study

New York, N.Y.  The Japan American Association (JAA) of New York has made a generous contribution to an important project of Orphans International Worldwide (OIWW) in Haiti. JAA has actively participated in helping the global community since inception, most recently assisting victims of Hurricane Katrina and the Tsunami in Indonesia. This civic organization has also funded the […]

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From New Jersey to Nairobi: Princeton in Africa Marks 10 Years

Ettie Philitas, left, a member of the class of 2007, helps a student prepare for A-level exams at African Leadership Academy in Johannesburg, South Africa. Today, as a professional staff member for the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Feldstein works on allocating foreign assistance to developing countries and often reflects upon his time with Princeton […]

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Latino College Students Fund Haitian High School Graduates to Prepare for Chinese University

Hicksville, L.I. Having just returned from an eight-day post-disaster relief trip to Haiti, I was delighted to be invited to an earthquake benefit dinner at C.W. Post on Long Island to discuss what I had learned. The Latin-American Women’s Society of the university was hosting the event, and its president Diana Gutierrez had reached out to […]

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World Renowned Autistic Advocate Temple Grandin's Mother to Tell the Family Story

HBO released Temple Grandin’s auto-biography this past March. From Boston, Temple is 62 years old. As a person with high-functioning autism, Temple is the inventor of the hug machine squeeze-box designed to calm the hypersensitive. I am particularly interested in the presentation as my own adopted son has had learning disabilities his entire life and […]

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Fall Pick: American University of Nigeria

New York, N.Y.  Forget Harvard, although the Dudley Gates do beckon. So much for Yale, despite the allure of the Henry Luce International Center.  No, for my money, I would send a freshman son next fall to the American University of Nigeria (AUN). Before you judge me daft, consider this: Desmond Tutu just gave the […]

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Global China Connection: From Columbia to Stanford

New York, N.Y.  The previous century was the American Century. The next 100 years belong to the Chinese.  Amid this rapidly changing order, hundreds of Chinese students and Chinese studies majors at top universities in North America have recently formed a network dedicated to forging new economic, cultural, and political links between East and West. […]

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