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Empowering Youth Employment in Sri Lanka after Conflict

New York, N.Y.  After a conflict of almost three decades, everything is under slow recovery in the conflict-affected areas in Sri Lanka. With the joint efforts of International Sustainable Livelihood Foundation (ISLF/U.S.), the Sewalanka Foundation (Sri Lanka), and the James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation (U.S.)., a modern educational institution is proposed to be established in Trincomalee, […]

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Disability Advocate Award to Marietta College Professor

Marietta, OH. Marietta College’s Dr. William M. Bauer, McCoy Associate Professor of Education, was recently awarded the Ben Bonanno Disability Advocate Award. The award was presented by the Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) Commissioners during their meeting with the Ohio Disability Jobs Summit. OOD Commission Vice-Chair Dr. Jack Licate, in presenting Bauer with this award, said […]

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USNWR: Marietta College Selected for Best Colleges in Midwest

New York, N.Y.  In its annual survey, U.S. News & World Report has once again selected Marietta College as one of the Best Colleges in the Midwest. In the 2012 edition of Best Colleges, Marietta is ranked No. 5 among the top regional colleges and universities in the Midwest. The publication has ranked Marietta among […]

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Yale Seeks Young Global Leaders for High School Summer Program

New Haven, CT.  Yale University is now accepting applications for the Yale Young Global Scholars Program, which will bring together talented rising high school juniors and seniors from the United States and around the world to live and study at Yale for two weeks in the summer of 2014.   Luce Leader 2013 Christopher Rim now […]

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Spotlight on Young Scientists at “Summer Davos” in China

Dalian, P.R.C.  As part of the World Economic Forum’s New Champions community, 40 Young Scientists from 19 countries will participate in the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2013, which will take place in Dalian from 11 to 13 September. The Meeting, held under the theme “Meeting the Innovation Imperative,” will welcome over 1,600 participants […]

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J. Luce Foundation Supports the American University of Afghanistan

Kabul, Afghanistan.  The American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) is Afghanistan’s first private, not-for-profit institution of higher education. Chartered in 2004, AUAF offers an MBA program, four undergraduate degree programs, and an intensive English-language college preparatory courses and continuing education and professional development training.  In December 2012, The J. Luce Foundation announced its support to the university, continuing its theme of supporting […]

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Photo of the Day: Akansha Foundation – Education in India

Mumbai, India.  The Akanksha Foundation is a non-profit organization with a mission to provide children from low-income communities with a high-quality education, enabling them to maximize their potential and transform their lives. Akanksha works in the field of education, initiating school reform through The School Project, and providing a supplemental education through the Akanksha centers. […]

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Photo of the Day – Sept. 8, 2012

Classes Start Again for Young Palestinians at UNRWA School A close-up of a Palestinian girl during one of the first classes of the new academic year, at a school in Gaza supported by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).  05 September 2011. Gaza. Photo: United Nations. […]

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