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At City College of New York, Martin Luther King’s Commencement

New York, N.Y. On June 12, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered the commencement speech at The City College of New York. Six months later, Henry Luce named him Time’s Man of the Year in 1964. Dr. King’s words are as moving today as they were then: President Gallagher, members of the faculty of the […]

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This NYC Startup is Shaping the Next Generation of Young Leaders

New York, N.Y. What happens when you drop out of college to start your own company — and are looking to make an impact? Inspire college students, according to Isaac J. Kassin, 2012 Luce Leader and co-founder at Exeq. Isaac, who left school (though promises to return someday) after a short stint at NYU Stern, […]

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Update: Nobel Winner Mario Vargas Llosa Unveils New Novel

UPDATE:  Nobel-winning author Mario Vargas Llosa is unveiling his new novel, titled The Discreet Hero and set in his native Peru. The novel revisits two influential cities in Mario’s past, the Peruvian capital Lima and the small northwestern city of Piura. Mario told reporters Wednesday that the plot centers on a small business owner from Piura who […]

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J. Luce Foundation Welcomes New Executive Staff

New York, N.Y.  Please join me in welcoming two new members of the J. Luce Foundation executive staff: Jeremy Hu and Nigel Roberts. Jeremy serves as our foundation’s executive director, and Nigel is our communications director. They join John Lee, our vice president, on our Executive Committee. Nigel Roberts and Jeremy Hu join the J. […]

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Young Concert Artists Triumphs at Alice Tully Hall

New York, N.Y.  Last week Young Concert Artists (YCA) held its annual Gala Concert at Alice Tully Hall with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, presenting the Lincoln Center debuts of three young soloists to a sold out house. The event began with a welcome by the distinguished pianist Emanuel Ax, a proud YCA alum and […]

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US Soldier Fights to Bring Puppy Dragged by Rope Out of War-Torn Afghanistan

NYC: 60 Years Ago, Dalai Lama Crossed Mountains, Cultures to West

Mark Your Calendar: What’s Up In New York City – and Our World

Leading Across Differences: Young Global Leaders Travel to Ohio

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Photo Courtesy of Merilee Kern

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