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WonderWorks Branson Providing Local Schools with In-Service STEM Educational Programs

  WonderWorks, the indoor amusement park for the mind, is scheduled to open in Branson, Missouri in October 2019. They are teaming up with schools in Branson and Hollister County, to offer in-service educational opportunities. These programs will begin the week of April 15, 2019. This is just one of many STEM activities that WonderWorks […]

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Orphans International Announces New Director for 20th Year

New York, N.Y. The Board of Directors of Orphans International Worldwide (OIW) announces with great pleasure the hiring of Luisa Duarte-Silva, Ph.D. as Executive Director. She will be the third permanent E.D. since the charity was founded nineteen years ago. Luisa has two adopted boys from Vietnam, has worked extensively with orphanages in Asia and […]

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2019 Awards Gala: ‘Three Continents of Leadership Experience’

New York, N.Y. The J. Luce Foundation, one of the premier organizations that nurtures young global leaders, will hold its 19th Annual Leadership Awards Gala on February 28, 2019. We will honor several individuals with leadership awards in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the development of future global leaders and for their significant contributions […]

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My Backpack Books Project for Dominican Republic Children

New York, N.Y. “Hi, does the school need English books?” That’s the first sentence I said on a phone call to my English teacher in middle school. Let’s push the timeline back to three months ago. A friend of my dad happened to obtain many books from a bankrupt private library in Albany. As he was […]

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Dr. Yum’s Preschool Adventure Program Aims to Help Kids Love their Veggies

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 9 out of 10 children do not consume enough fruits and vegetables. Considering these foods are nutritional powerhouses that are key in the health of a developing child, one pediatrician has set out to change that. Dr. Yum’s Preschool Food Adventure was created specifically to […]

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J. Luce Leadership Team Lauded by Forbes, Gates, Ford Foundation

New York, N.Y. The J. Luce Foundation and Orphans International leadership team, comprised of  Young Global Leaders, Fellows, Scholars, Honorees, and Artists-in-Residence, have achieved accolades from several other institutions, including The Gates Foundation and Forbes magazine. Evin Floyd Robinson, co-founder of New York on Tech, receiving the  J. Luce Foundation NGLO Leadership Award in 2015. Photo: […]

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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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WonderWorks Syracuse Invites Public to Meet Astronaut

Syracuse, N.Y. WonderWorks Syracuse is inviting the public to join them for a rare opportunity to meet an astronaut. They will be hosting their 5th Annual WonderKids Awards Program ceremony on June 16, 2018 at 1:00 pm. The event will be held at WonderWorks, located at 9090 Destiny USA Dr., Syracuse, New York. The event […]

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