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Ulla and Gustav Kraitz to Unveil Blue Dragon on Roosevelt Island, NYC

New York, N.Y. A dedication ceremony for the Blue Dragon sculpture, donated to Roosevelt Island by world renowned Swedish artists Ulla and Gustav Kraitz, will be held at Southpoint Park on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 11 a.m. The Blue Dragon embarked on a long voyage to its new home, departing from Hamburg, Germany on March […]

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VIDEO: Trump, Clinton Look to Rebound in New York State

New York, N.Y. The two presidential front-runners, Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump, are in a New York state of mind as they look ahead to Tuesday’s presidential primary in the Empire State. Public opinion polls show both Clinton and Trump are the favorites to win in New York, and victories there would solidify […]

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Spring into Action this Season with the J. Luce Foundation!

New York, N.Y. Spring 2016 is going to be the most exciting season the J. Luce Foundation has experienced since its inception. There are so many ways that you can get involved and help better humanity! It began in 1998 with Orphans International Worldwide, and was joined in 2008 by the J. Luce Foundation. The Stewardship […]

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In New York, BMCC Students Speak at United Nations

New York, N.Y. Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY Computer Science major Hector Liang fell in love with New York City the first time he visited the city in 2012. Raised in Venezuela by Chinese parents, Liang moved to New York to study at BMCC in 2015. “BMCC attracted me with its Start Here, Go Anywhere motto,” Liang […]

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Summer 2016 Foundation Internship on Roosevelt Island, NYC

New York, N.Y. The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation announced today that it has begun to accept applications for its Summer 2016 Internship Program focused on Leadership and Stewardship. Luce Leader ’12 Chris Rim of Yale with Global Adviser Jeremy Hu and Jim Luce. In 1998, it began with Orphans International Worldwide (www.oiww.org), “Raising Global Leaders,” […]

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Comedian Papa CJ Bares Body, Soul to Standing Ovations on Broadway

New York, N.Y. Crossing Times Square on perhaps the coldest, windiest night of the year to see an Indian comedian, I wished I was in Delhi. Ears frozen, I arrived not knowing what to expect. Billed as the ‘Chris Rock of India,’ I anticipated a somewhat raunchy show with a South Asian edge. What I […]

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Sixteenth Annual Leadership Awards Reception Rocks New York

New York, N.Y. What an absolutely amazing event last week! The breadth of our activities over the last sixteen years blew me away. Our St. John’s University event, featuring our new Funds, Fellows and our upcoming Luce Leadership Experience – Hellas, was even more amazing because of the multitude of people involved in making the […]

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U.S. East Coast Digs Out From Record-Breaking Blizzard

Washington, D.C. It will be days before life returns to normal along the U.S. East Coast after a massive winter storm brought blizzards, floods and record-shattering snowfall to tens of millions of people. FDNY Ladder 4 backing up in New York City. Photo: Jim.henderson/Wikipedia. U.S. government offices in Washington are closed Monday for all but emergency employees as […]

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Dancing Desire: Rovaco Dance Company Presents KAMA (Review)

Largest Festival of Colors in Jersey City & Hoboken This Weekend

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

‘Luce 24 Under 24’ Summer Soirée Set for July 24 at the China Institute