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In celebration of Caldecott Honor recipient Brendan Wenzel's new picture book, Hello Hello, which was released on March 20, Chronicle Books is teaming up with the Wildlife Conservation Society to increase awareness of endangered animals in young readers. Hello Hello introduces species classified ...
LARCHMONT, NY -- The Larchmont Historical Society is inviting the community to cozy up to the fireplace at some of Larchmont's most coveted century residences at its annual House Tour from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 6. A reception will follow at the Larchmont Yacht Club from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. ...

The senators said the bill, called the Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 (S. 2680), will improve the ability of HHS, the FDA, the CDC, the National Institutes of ... Separately, the American Medical Association and the American Society of Addiction Medicine jointly announced a proposed alternative ...
If your first instinct upon seeing the title "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" is to say, "Well, that's a mouthful," rest assured that Mike Newell's film has you covered, for a secondary character does the very same. Indeed, pretty much everyone in this crumbly oatmeal biscuit of a movie ...
In a keynote address on Tuesday on the opening day of sessions at the RSA Conference in San Francisco - one of the world's largest annual security events - Ms Nielsen said society has reached a tipping point where "digital security is converging with personal and physical security. The public is ...
What value do we put on civic responsibility in Ireland? Not much, if a casual scan of some of the news stories of the past few days is anything to go by. On Friday, a report revealed that carbon emissions from Irish homes are 60 per cent higher than the European Union average. There are many reasons ...

Founded in 2015, Funding Societies - which goes by Modalku in Indonesia - is headed by Kelvin Teo and Reynold Wijaya and describes itself as a digital lending platform which helps to connect small and medium-sized enterprises in Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia with retail and institutional lenders.
This isn't your grandmother's Jane Austen. While Kate Hamill's new stage adaptation is faithful to Austen's 1811 novel Sense and Sensibility, second-year M.F.A. candidate Lindsay Rae Taylor has delved deeply into her director's bag of tricks, employing non-traditional narrative techniques to enliven ...
Chomsky's Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media, written with economist Edward S. Herman, relates to the latter half of the conversation about why, if there are relatively easy fixes to our society's happiness problem, those changes aren't implemented. According to Hari, the ...
We can generate much more income for society if we hold more assets-like natural resources, carbon tax payments, or a sovereign wealth fund-in common, ... This is at a time when, as a nation, we're already $21 trillion in debt, and many of us aren't keen to pay more taxes (Yang would institute a ...
LORAIN — The Lorain Historical Society unveiled a new room for children Sunday afternoon that allows kids to see history and interact with it. The Children's ... The Charles Berry Bridge in Lorain is the second-largest bascule bridge in the world, built in 1939 and dedicated in 1940. A bascule bridge is a ...
Coming to Sharjah from five continents, among the many famous international authors are Britain's Ed Vere, whose 'Max the Brave' is a New York Times best-seller and was named one of The Sunday Times' 100 modern children's classics; Varun Pruthi, an Indian humanitarian, actor, director and social ...
That double standard is an unfortunate example of hypocrisy in society. If a white person uses the N-word, they are immediately scorned for their behavior, it is deemed inappropriate and they are quickly labeled as a racist. While I agree that the word can be offensive and inappropriate to use, I find it ...
Entitled, arrogant and reckless with money– this is the stereotype levelled at young people in the UK today. But this is generally an image of young people in the south, and ignores the reality for thousands of young men and women in the north. The recent backlash against Labour's youth-friendly policy of ...
The Society was founded in 1912 with the original objective to stimulate interest in all forms of Pictorial and Applied Art, by meeting for painting, sketching from nature, discussion, criticism and by holding an annual exhibition. The society has flourished and still pursues those same objectives today with memberships ...
The Sydney Arts Students Society (SASS) is the largest faculty society on campus. It aims to provide a “vibrant experience and dynamic opportunities” for its 17,000+ members, a figure that represents around 30% of the total student body. With these sorts of numbers, a rich history of contribution to the ...
“The person who wants to die presses the button and the capsule is filled with nitrogen. He or she will feel a bit dizzy but will then rapidly lose consciousness and die,” said Nitschke. The Sarco was a device “to provide people with a death when they wish to die,” Nitschke said. The inventors put a model of ...

The father of Isaiah Haastrup has spoken of his anguish that he has not yet been able to bury his son, who died after doctors won a court battle to remove life support from the profoundly brain-damaged one-year-old. Five weeks after Isaiah died, a coroner is investigating the cause of death and an autopsy ...
He added: “Some people do need extra legal help and support, and if they don't get it they may end up without benefits they're entitled to. “Access to justice is a fundamental human right as well as a sign of a civilised society. We'd urge the government to reverse the changes that are hitting disabled people ...
Reich defines the common good as consisting in “our shared values about what we owe one another as citizens who are bound together in the same society.” What binds us as Americans, he argues, is not birth or ethnicity but a commitment to fundamental ideals and principles: respect for the rule of law ...
Satvika Neti, a digital social justice advocate at the Women and Girls Foundation, spoke after an intermission about how society is moving toward a more intersectional future where interconnections between race, class and other social categorizations are more fully recognized. She said her goal is to get ...
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Stempel College dean inducted into Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars ... The Society of Scholars was established in 1967 on the recommendation of former university president Milton S. Eisenhower and was approved by the Board of Trustees. Society members, nominated by JHU faculty, have achieved ...
With all the difficulties faced over the years, I have never doubted the possibility of change; I fight because I know change is possible. Change is possible because there are great people fighting with us – not because we are poor refugees and need shelter, but for better society we all aspire to live in.
We don't need Sean to tell us that our local musical talent is top shelf stuff, but that didn't stop the Leader asking his opinion. “There's super talent in Longford,” he said with enthusiasm. “Everyone is very creative and St Mel's Musical Society has such a good reputation as well. They're very talented.” He was ...
To really find out if coffee is beneficial, researchers should conduct randomized trials where thousands of participants are either assigned to a coffee-drinking group or a no-coffee group, and followed for at least five years, Ioannidis says. But Arnett says that in our society, where coffee is so prevalent, it'd be ...
The elections were to be held on Monday. T.M.N. Deepak, a disability rights activists, said another visually impaired candidate had filed his nomination on Saturday for the post of director of the society. “This is a significant victory. We have called off our protest as of now,” he said. S. Nambu Rajan, an activist ...
Porn performers are complaining that Google Drive is no longer allowing them to share erotic videos with private clients. Microsoft has announced new rules banning “offensive language” from conversations on Skype and Xbox. And Reddit has closed sex industry discussion groups entitled “Escorts”, ...
ELKTON — The Historical Society of Cecil County's next exhibit, “Historic Threads 150 years of Clothing and Accessories and the Stories that Bind them,” will not ... There is a connection between men's beards and women's fashions in a study published in The Atlantic, in which Jane Richardson and Alfred ...
A reward is offered for anyone who saw or knows anything about a dog found burned to death. The Humane Society of Greater Dayton's partner, Lexus of Dayton, is offering $1,500 to anyone with information that leads to catching those responsible, the agency announced tonight. The incident was reported ...
Second, the main claim of this argument is this: the moral degradation of our society is what causes us to have more gun violence. ... degradation of American society is the problem, we should be able to find a correlation between how amoral other societies are and how bad their gun violence problem is.
The Bow Wow Brunch, the third annual fundraiser for the Atlanta Humane Society, holds a special place in Cindy Voyles' heart. “I think it stands out because it is a family friendly event, and we get to bring puppies (up for adoption) to it,” said Voyles, who is co-chairing the event with her husband, Bill, and ...
“As local governments have seen their budgets squeezed, there has been a push to commission generic one-size-fits-all bed spaces at lower cost, but without the security, support and expertise of life-saving refuge places. A refuge is more than just a bed for the night; it is a lifeline for thousands of women ...
Rose continued, "We don't make our son live by society [sic] norms that's why he's so special. "Liking a certain type of music will not make you 'pick' your sexuality you dumb f---s," Rose wrote. “P.S. my son just got accepted into the most prestigious private school in Los Angeles because he's smart as f--k ...
A climber from Cardiff who died while saving his wife during a rock fall in the United States has been given an award for his bravery. Andrew Foster, 32, was killed when he and his wife Lucy were hit by falling rocks at El Capitan in Yosemite National Park in California. Making the award, the Royal Humane ...
It is a quasi-voluntary response to the drift of things, from deep in the conscience of society. It is, fundamentally, a cultural adjustment, necessary and ... Sixties libertinism is now more problematic for our societies than even ELP's noodlings were in '76. Together with its cultural offshoots—industrial abortion, ...
Weeklong summer camps for students in grades 3-5 will be held in July at the historic Wyman Tavern Museum. The camps will feature hands-on learning about life in Cheshire County during the eighteenth century and will be held July 9-13 and July 23-27. At this year's 18th century camps, children will ...
This is a society that recognizes and affirms diversity from within, and not only accepts those differences, but seeks to understand and learn from them. ... aim to develop future leaders from all backgrounds with the skills and knowledge to support positive development in their societies and beyond. Pluralism ...
If you are one of oualmost 55,000 followers, you will know that the bread and butter of our account is the promotion of the Society's day-to-day activities. This mostly involves tweeting out links that will take you to information about our events, publications, awards, CPD workshops, committee vacancies, job ...
The housing secretary, Sajid Javid, is facing a legal challenge after he approved a 700-home housing scheme by the supermarket chain Sainsbury's, which includes just 4% affordable housing. The 29-storey development in Ilford, east London, will be built in a borough that has a stated policy that 50% of all ...
For example, we must acknowledge that the ghettos Loury refers to were deliberately created to serve as a mechanism of ethnoracial domination, and these are the structural conditions that are often causally correlated to the patterns of behavior that our society is quick to condemn. Thus, although such a ...
Shri Ram College of Commerce's (SRCC) fest Crossroads is usually a spectacle beyond compare. And to some extent, it was this year, too. However, it was the fashion competition that played spoilsport, as it reportedly saw ugly spats and drama, prompting the winning teams to return their awards and ...
It is an encouragement to strive for excellence wherever one finds himself or herself.” Dr. Kaufmann, whose work is being recognized by the National Society of Black Engineers worldwide, is the first female recipient of the International Leadership Award. However, this is not the first time a Ghanaian has ...
Bible Society Australia is once again running a free text message campaign to mark Easter with those who take part receiving a series of text ... Noting that there has been some interest from other Bible societies around the world - including in the UK, US and South Africa as well as a number of other ...
To promote more women in the science, Saruhashi also started the Society of Japanese Women Scientists. The mission of the society, established in 1958, is to have more women contributing to sciences and world peace. “There are many women who have the ability to become great scientists. I would like ...
Commenting on society's readiness to see a more active women role in public life, Al Fassi replied, “this question always irritates me, how much the society is willing to accept and how much it is not willing to accept. We do not have real statistics. Previous studies included only voices of those who can ...
In 2015, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul's Archdiocesan Council of St. Louis created a program to provide beds to people. Included with the ... Jack Hodge, a member of the St. Anselm conference who visited the Baker apartment, said the bed program is "a true blessing. We're able to get people off the ...
In too many places, the cohesion of societies and the well-being of people are at risk. Building a common vision of society must ... The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development contains the blueprint of the common vision of society towards which the world is trying to move. Inclusive and sustainable ...
The Educational Theatre Association's International Thespian Society, founded in 1929, is the honor society for middle and high school drama students. The Spirit of Thespis Award, which was last given in 2013, is a discretionary honor that recognizes up to three schools per year that demonstrate grace ...
What has transpired since then is nothing short of miraculous. From the first of Alex's endeavors at entrepreneurship by selling “ades,” the organization has not only grown by leaps and bounds but has morphed into hundreds of research projects that hold the promise of possible cures. Some of those that ...


 

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