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relaunch of the Women’s Security Society | Occupational safety

A rather splendid suite on the 29th floor of Guy’s Hospital in London was the venue for the relaunch of the Women’s Security Society. The host was Jayne King, Site and Security Services Manager at Guy’s and St Thomas Hospital, who introduced Houdah Al-Hakim. She recalled how the Society had been silent for some years; […]

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Colored Pencil Society of America is Inspired by Color, Inspiration Techniques

When many people think of art, they tend to think in terms of watercolor, oil, or even charcoal. However, the depth of color and painting effects that can be achieved with colored pencils have won over many artists who might not have considered them professional tools for their craft. An art exhibit at the Pacific […]

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Island Winds: Jeju Dances

Program Tuesday, August 30, 20227:00 p.m. Show Health and security Additional policies and procedures are in place to ensure the health and safety of our community. Please review our health and safety guidelines to prepare for your visit. Learn more Join Asia Society Texas for a special dance performance hosted by the Republic of Korea […]

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The Sailors’ Society leads the way in cadet welfare

Next week, in a first for the industry, maritime charity Sailors’ Society is launching a series of global wellness and mental health conferences designed exclusively for maritime school students. On August 3, more than 1,300 cadets from 21 maritime schools in India will participate in the first of four virtual events. After a successful pilot […]

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Australian Cinematographers Society Wider Lens report finds Australian film crews plagued by sexual harassment and racism

“It’s a breeding ground for bullying, harassment and discrimination,” she said. The Australian Cinematographers Society commissioned the research into “the development and diversity of the camera workforce”, focusing on cinematographers and other members of their team, including camera operators, shooters tuners, clamshell loaders and personnel who use Steadicams, underwater cameras and drones. Called A bigger […]

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Nation-building in a plural society: The strategies of Lee Kuan Yew

By Dr Bertrand Ramcharan Lee Kuan Yew and Forbes Burnham became prime ministers in their respective countries around the same time in the early 1960s. They were both gifted men, both national scholars, both graduated from prestigious universities, and all two eloquent statesmen. Lee had to build a nation with three ethnicities. Forbes Burnham needed […]

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‘We deserve to be celebrated this way’: How the Hue Society is rewriting the sommelier of color narrative

Tahiirah Habibi fell in love with wine while working in a hotel bar. Once she realized how passionate she was, she worked hard. She was a hostess during the day, but took wine lessons at night, studying diligently with the goal of becoming the first black female master sommelier. She honed her craft at the […]

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Central Alberta Pride Society Announces Central Alberta Pride Week Events

By rdnewsNOW Staff August 7-13, 2022 Jul 13, 2022 | 11:23 The Central Alberta Pride Society has released its calendar of Pride Week events ahead of a series of exciting events taking place in the area. Central Alberta Pride Week, scheduled for August 7-13, 2022, will feature activities in Red Deer, Sylvan Lake, Blackfalds and […]

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Editor-in-Chief, Biological Physics in , for American Physical Society

Details Job : 12-Jul-22 Location: At national scale Preferred education: PhD Salary: At the height of experience. Categories: Biological Sciences Sector: Non-profit Work function: Editorial/Writing Further information: Telecommuting is allowed. Editor-in-Chief, Biological Physics Physical Review seeks an editor with expertise in biological physics and the physics of life to lead, manage, and develop a new, […]

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Utah Society of Professional Journalists Honors KUER Newsroom for 2021 Coverage

The Utah Society of Professional Journalists awarded KUER Newsroom 20 awards for its work in 2021. KUER journalists, producers, editors, hosts, and illustrators won seven first, eight second, four third, and one honorable mention. honorable for their work ranging from the political “State Street” podcast to the best use of sound. Check out the list […]

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Music Hall and Portsmouth Historical Society bring author-illustrator Chris Van Allsburg to Portsmouth

On Sunday, July 31 at 2:00 p.m., Chris Van Allsburg, Caldecott Medalist and best-selling author of Jumanji and The Polar Express, visits the Music Hall Lounge in collaboration with Imagine That! exposure. The 2:00 p.m. event includes a discussion moderated by the author with Monte Bohanan, Director of Communications and Community Engagement at the Music […]

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The Historical Society plans upcoming events

The Highland County Historical Society is planning several upcoming events, including a “huge yard sale” to be held inside the Highland House on East Main Street in Hillsboro on Friday, June 24 and Saturday, June 25, according to Jean Fawley, who volunteers with the historical society frequently. Fawley said the event will be held indoors […]

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Our legal profession must reflect the diversity of society

A new study of the Legal Services Society points out that this widespread lack of access has a huge impact on trust in the justice system, with less than a third believing that people like them are treated fairly in the system. This is a call to action for all of us, and our legal […]

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Asian American Trips to Houston: Heaven Chee

Produced in partnership with MAX Studios at the University of St. Thomas and Yetter Coleman LLP Heaven Chee is an attorney, community activist, and proud graduate of Alief ISD, Rice University, and the University of Virginia School of Law. Watch his videos to hear his perspective on growing up in Alief, the importance of mentorship, […]

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Mary Ellen Withrow Collection opened at the Marion County Historical Society

Memories of a Marion County icon’s career are now on permanent display. The Marion County Historical Society unveiled the Mary Ellen Withrow Collection along with two other permanent exhibits last week. The Woodland Elves Collection and the Buckeye Telephone Company Collection were also presented to the public for the first time. “Our mission is to […]

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The Royal Geographical Society – Hong Kong (RGS-HK) announces the winners of the Hong Kong Young Geographer of the Year Awards (YGOTY)

HONG KONG, June 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — RGS-HK is delighted to announce the successful conclusion of the YGOTY 2022 contest. Winners will be announced on June 11 ahead of RGS-HK Quiz Night. The last remaining tickets for Quiz Night are available via www.rgshk.org.hk YGOTY is open to primary, secondary and tertiary students in Hong Kong. […]

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RIT team wins Royal Society of Chemistry Inclusion and Diversity Award

A team from the Rochester Institute of Technology have been named winners of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Inclusion and Diversity Award, which celebrates those who strive to improve access to and progression in the chemical sciences for all. The SLICE (Incorporation of Sign Language in Chemistry Education) team won the award for launching and […]

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Graduate Student Wins Prestigious Society of Women Engineers Scholarship – WSU Insider

Chemical engineering graduate student Naseeha Cardwell is one in 1,000 – recently chosen from 1,100 applicants for a 2022 Intel Graduate Diversity Scholarship from the Society of Women Engineers (SWE). It’s a place she never expected and made possible by the support she received along the way. “Being the first woman in my family to […]

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From Brotherman to Batman at the Society of Illustrators in New York

| The Society of Illustrators announced a new facility, The Artist’s Experience: From Brotherman to Batman to discover from June 15 to October 29. The exhibit celebrates some of the top black and African American artists in the comics industry and was co-curated by The Blerd Girlit is Karama Horne (Marvel’s Protectors of Wakanda: The […]

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Gaten Matarazzo YA Film ‘Honor Society’ Gets Paramount+ Release Date

Paramount+ has set a release date for their upcoming YA movie “Honor Society.” The coming-of-age story will debut on the service around the end of July. Starring Gaten Matarazzo and Angourie Rice, “Honor Society” explores the costs and benefits of being a tenacious, ambitious young woman in the modern world. The film also stars Christopher […]

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FORMER CASUALTY ACTUARIAL SOCIETY (CAS) BOARD CHAIR BRIAN BROWN RECEIVES DCRO INSTITUTE IN RISK GOVERNANCE® CERTIFICATE – InsuranceNewsNet

Brian BrownFCAS, MAAA The former SCA President and member of the Milliman Board of Directors is an active advocate for increased diversity in the actuarial profession. The Certificate in Risk Governance® is a program I would recommend to all directors. Excellent program, well done DCRO Institute.” — Brian BrownFCAS, MAAA, Equity Principal and Consulting Actuary, […]

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BRIAN BROWN, FORMER CHAIR OF THE CASUALTY ACTUARIAL SOCIETY (CAS) BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Brian Brown, FCAS, MAAA The former SCA President and member of the Milliman Board of Directors is an active advocate for increased diversity in the actuarial profession. The Certificate in Risk Governance® is a program that I would recommend to all directors. Excellent program, congratulations to the DCRO Institute. — Brian Brown, FCAS, MAAA, Chief […]

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The Law Society receives Investors in Diversity accreditation

The Law Society of Scotland has been awarded an Investors in Diversity accreditation, highlighting its track record of workplace best practice for the Scottish legal profession. The National Center for Diversity granted certification following an extensive year-long process, which included an assessment of the Law Society’s commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion ( EDI). The […]

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American Society for Radiation Oncology Welcomes New Vice President of Education and Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Newswise – ARLINGTON, Va., June 1, 2022 – The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) recently hired Chris Neumann as its new vice president of learning and education, and Kirsta Suggs as its first director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). As head of ASTRO’s education division, Neumann directs the medical society’s educational program, including […]

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Minister of Environment calls for solutions to fight pollution of seas and oceans – Society – Egypt

From (RL) Kenyan Ambassador to Cairo Joff Otieno, Egyptian Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad, Portuguese Ambassador Manuela Franco and United Nations Resident Coordinator in Egypt Elena Panova participating in the virtual dialogue session held at Lisbon on Tuesday May 31, 2022. Photo courtesy of the Ministry’s Environment Facebook page. The Minister’s remarks were made during her […]

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Newport Preservation Society to Exhibit Gilded Age Treasures | Entertainment

NEWPORT – The mansions of Newport display one of the greatest collections of fine and decorative arts from the Gilded Age. Set in elaborate period rooms, these objects are not always visible up close and their significance is often overlooked. Beginning Friday, May 27, the Preservation Society of Newport County will shed light on important […]

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Japanese society begins to struggle with microaggressions

A couple is shopping for an expensive item, but the store clerk is only talking to the man. A person of ethnic Korean descent but born and raised in Japan is praised for their impeccable Japanese. Someone from the LGBTQ community is told by a friend, “You’re going through a phase. You’ll be cured one […]

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“Making Home” performance and artist talk: Beili Liu

To accompany its installation Each in the exhibition Making a Home: Artists and Immigrationartist Beili Liu joins Asia Society Texas for a performance and an artist talk. As guests view the gallery installation, the artist sits in contemplative silence during her performance, mending damaged and worn children’s clothing. She repairs objects as an act of […]

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Artist talk and zine workshop “Making Home”: Phung Huynh

Program Saturday, June 4, 20221 p.m. Artist presentation followed by a Q&A session2:00 p.m. Break2:15 p.m. Zine workshop with Phung Huynh Registration is mandatory; the capacity of the Zine workshop is limited.Register now Health and security Additional policies and procedures are in place to ensure the health and safety of our community. Please review our […]

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Missouri Historical Society names Jody Sowell new president and CEO

Jody Sowell, who will be the company’s seventh president, has been with the organization for 16 years. ST. LOUIS — A new leader has been chosen for the Missouri Historical Society (MHS), which operates the Missouri History Museum in Forest Park, the MHS Library & Research Center and the Soldiers Memorial Military Museum downtown. Jody […]

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Essence of science in society

Our contemporary world faces challenges such as threats of health emergencies, unpredictable changes in weather patterns and declining biodiversity that require rapid, effective and integrated response. Generating and applying useful knowledge about them is necessary for success in this offering. This task falls largely within the realm of the physical, biological and medical sciences. Ideally, […]

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News: Ford’s Theater Society announces 2022-23 season

Ford’s Theater 2022-2023 Season The Journey to BountifulBy Horton FooteDirected by Michael WilsonSeptember 23-October 16, 2022Tiered Members On Sale: August 3-14, 2022 Public sale: August 15, 2022 Carrie Watts dreams of escaping the busy city and returning to simpler times in her beloved Bountiful, Texas. She embarks on a risky journey to her beloved hometown, […]

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Encore Series: No-No Boy | Asian society

Asian society at home We bring Asia Society directly to you! Learn, have fun and explore as we continue to present and produce videos, family activities, interactive webcasts and more. Learn more Asia Society Texas’ Encore Series brings you the best of our in-person programs, in bite-size form. Revisit highlights from events you’ve enjoyed live […]

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ESG scores are similar to China’s social credit system, designed to transform society, says think tank director

According to a director of a conservative think tank, major financial institutions and global organizations are using a corporate rating system to create a type of social credit system designed to influence behavior and transform society. Environmental, social and governance, or ESG, scores effectively assess the social responsibility of entities ranging from businesses to governments. […]

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Liberation from society: Gegen offers Berlin’s queer community a place to be free – Features

When did Gegen start? Do you remember the first night you slept? The first Gegen was back on January 8, 2011, at MIKZ-Club in Revaler Straße. I remember the guests were pretty much the same ones who came to Sabotage, an event I had organized up to a year before, but they were mixed together […]

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Asian American Trips to Houston: Dr. Khawaja Azimuddin

Produced in partnership with MAX Studios at the University of St. Thomas and Yetter Coleman LLP Dr. Khawaja Azimuddin came to the United States as a refugee boy from Pakistan. Driven by his values ​​of hard work, faith and family, he became a successful surgeon and a leader in the Houston community. Bringing Houstonians together […]

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Powell River Film Society and qathet Art Council receive provincial funding

Two qathet-area arts organizations will benefit from provincial arts infrastructure funding, including the qathet Art Council, which will receive $25,000 for consultation and planning, and the Powell River Film Society, which will receive $18,945. $ for specialized equipment. When contacted by the Peak, Karen Kamon, president of the qathet Art Council, said the organization does […]

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City Life Org – The New York Historical Society’s new exhibit features the works of Winold Reiss, a visionary artist known for his bold style and insightful portrayals of key Harlem Renaissance figures

Winold Reiss, 1886–1953, Langston Hughes, circa 1925. Pastel on drawing board. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of W. Tjark Reiss, in memory of his father, Winold Reiss The Art of Winold Reiss: An Immigrant ModernistOn view from July 1 to October 9, 2022 This summer, the New York Historical Society presents an exhibition of […]

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Film Society rebuilds after pandemic inactivity

The Wellesley Film Society has re-established its presence on campus this semester thanks to the efforts of its new e-board members. According to co-chair Breanna White ’22, the Film Society has a long history on campus dating back to the 1950s and 60s. Before the pandemic, they held screenings at the Collins Cinema every weekend. […]

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Explore Asia Pacific American Heritage Month at the Asia Society

Experience the Asia Society’s latest exhibition “Making Home: Artists & Immigration” for free on Sunday, May 1, 2022 | Courtesy of Asia Society Texas Center Find an event for each day of May to explore Asia-Pacific American Heritage Month with virtual and in-person events, festivals, educational activities and more at the Asia Society Texas Center […]

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AsiaFest 2022 | Asian society

Paid shows | Exhibition | Suppliers and partners | Information and schedule of the day of the party | About AsiaFest Program Saturday, June 11, 202211 a.m. – 5 p.m. Eat, learn and play at the annual Asia Society Texas festival! Ten years ago, the Asia Society Texas Center opened its doors to the public. […]

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The judiciary should reflect the diversity of society at large, says Dáil – The Irish Times

The state must see the appointment of judges “who truly reflect Irish society” and “not just a certain section of society”, the Dáil has heard. Sinn Féin TD Chris Andrews said there must be judges ‘who are in touch with all communities’, especially working-class communities, and that the state must be ‘proactive’ to ensure the […]

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The Leicestershire Law Society Awards are back – bigger and better

The Leicestershire Law Society’s annual awards return next month – bigger and better than before. Returning to an in-person event for the first time since the outbreak of the pandemic, the awards ceremony will be held at Athena on Queen Street, Leicester on Friday 20 May 2022 from 7pm to 11.30pm. With attendees from all […]

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The American Society for Engineering Education wants to hear from you!

The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), a peer-to-peer organization, surveys teachers, professionals, and engineering students about the factors driving their career success.The poll will only take about 6-7 minutes and will be open until May 25th. Your responses will only be reported as part of a group and individual responses will remain anonymous. The […]

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UA fashion company Revolution takes a stylish spin to drive social change

On newsstands: This story appeared in the April 2022 print edition of The Eagle. You can find the digital version here. Clothes play a major role in people’s lives, but behind rose-tinted sunglasses there is systemic issues in the fashion industry, such as cultural appropriation and the minimal presence of people of color in leadership […]

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Lehigh students and staff among new inductees into First-Generation Honor Society

The initiation promise for students reads, in part, “Being first can be tough. Being the first can be scary. Being the first can be exciting. As the first generation in your family to go to college, you are a source of pride and guidance to others. By agreeing to become a member of the Tri-Alpha […]

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Dr Disrespect’s Stardust and Midnight Society make history with nearly 400,000 NFTs minted in less than 17 hours

” The Office: We Manage One Way or Another offers players the chance to immerse themselves in iconic moments from the series and connect with their favorite characters like never before,” said Darcy Taylor , CEO of ESGG. “Fans of Office absolutely feel the nostalgia through this new game.” ” The Office: We Manage One […]

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ExploreAsia 2022: Culture Camp for Kids

2022 Summer Youth Programs This summer, we are offering in-person sessions for our ExploreAsia Culture Camps for Kids and Young Leaders Institute Summer Sessions for Teens. Learn more Notice to artists and manga fanatics! In our most popular camp, create your own comics inspired by Japanese manga style. Beginners and advanced students will learn new […]

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Editor, Physics Magazine works with American Physical Society

Editor, Physics Magazine Who we are: The American Physical Society (APS) is a nonprofit organization that strives to advance and disseminate knowledge in physics through its outstanding research journals, scientific meetings, and educational activities. , awareness, advocacy and international. APS represents more than 50,000 members, including physicists from academia, national laboratories, and industry in the […]

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The National Audubon Society’s case for “bird-friendly beef”

By the time herds of male bobolinks arrived in May to survey the fields, the cows were out of the restricted area. Four pairs nested and within weeks eight healthy chicks fledged. Curiously, some of them chose brood sites where cattle were actively grazing. Two months later, when I arrived on a reporting trip to […]

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How the Diversity Access Program boosted my self-confidence

When I was a young girl, I didn’t know what career I wanted to pursue, which I think was pretty commonplace for a mixed-race girl growing up in a housing estate. I knew I wanted to help people, but I couldn’t decide how, due to financial constraints and my lack of connection to the jobs […]

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Portsmouth Historical Society exhibition explores the power of picture books – MAINE ART SCENE MAGAZINE

(Portsmouth, NH) The Portsmouth Historical Society will host the first-ever exhibition to celebrate the extraordinary heritage of children’s books created in northern New England. Imagine that! The power of picture booksfeatures original artwork by over thirty illustrators, a book-making station, play space, toy theater and reading corner. The exhibition is open to the public every […]

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Manish Malhotra on breaking the binary constructs of society with Diffuse

Diversity invites itself to the party. Inclusion is asked to dance – Verna Myers… And dancing in our hearts with his show was the ace of fashion designer Manish Malhotra. Manish, who debuted her Diffuse deck line at the recently concluded FDCI x Lakme Fashion Week, celebrated inclusivity on the runway. The show featured an […]

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Casualty Actuarial Society releases additional reports on race and insurance pricing

ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Two new research reports designed to guide the insurance industry towards proactive and quantitative solutions to identify, measure and address potential racial bias in insurance pricing have been published by the Actuarial Health Insurance Society (CAS) today. “These two new reports in our CAS research series on race and insurance pricing continue to […]

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Marcus Feldman receives the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for the Study of Evolution

Marcus FeldmanProfessor Burnet C. and Mildred Finley Wohlford at Biology department at the Faculty of Human Sciences, received the 2022 Society for the Study of Evolution (SSE) Lifetime Achievement Award for research that “contributed to our understanding of recombination and sex evolution, human population genetics, niche construction, and the theory of cultural evolution”. The SSE […]

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Philosophy Society Increases Intellectual Engagement – ​​Old Gold & Black

As students pass through Tribble Hall and up the stairs to the third floor of Wing B, they can find the Wake Forest Philosophy Library, a square room lined with walls of books by philosophers from Plato to Immanuel Kant. Windows open to both sides of the room, overlooking the Z. Smith Reynolds Library and […]

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The Maine Historical Society celebrates 200 years with a new exhibit

As part of its 200th anniversary celebration, the Maine Historical Society exhibit showcases Maine fashion in the late 19th century. PORTLAND, Maine – If you’ve ever wanted to step back in time, look no further than the Maine Historical Society’s new exhibit, Northern Threads: two centuries of dress. As part of the historical society’s 200th […]

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Casting Society praises ‘CODA’, ‘West Side Story’, ‘Don’t Look Up’ and more

Best Picture Oscar nominees CODA, West Side Story and Don’t look up were among the winners of the Casting company37th annual Artios Rewards, which were presented today in a virtual ceremony broadcast live on YouTube. Check out the full list below. Other films scoring trophies that honor casting directors include Encanto, the tender bass and […]

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The Bach Society of St. Louis Festival returns with in-person performances | The music

By Daniel Durchholz Post-Expedition Special After the pandemic forced the cancellation of the 2020 Bach Festival and moved the 2021 edition online, the 2022 Bach Society of St. Louis Festival is back on track with live performances of masterpieces from Bach in April and May. Highlights include performances of the six Brandenburg concertos and the […]

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Society of Women Engineers – The Wichitan

To educate the student population during Women’s History Month, the Society of Women Engineers MSU Chapter researches and creates posters about historic women in STEM. Since SWE became a national organization in 1953, it has gained membership in more than 400 collegiate and professional chapters in the United States and Puerto Rico, including the chapter […]

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Who are we now? by Jason Cowley review – England, my England | Society books

HDuring this subtle and sophisticated attempt at diagnosing the state of the nation, Jason Cowley is treated to a tour of the East London Mosque in Whitechapel, Britain’s largest and oldest. He is there to talk to Imam Mohammed Mahmoud, who became famous for his calm wisdom during the Finsbury Park Mosque attack, when he […]

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How to Improve Retirement Readiness in Underrepresented Groups

For plan sponsors wondering what they can do to help diverse workers increase their retirement savings, a new document outlines plan features and strategies that can help bolster the savings of underserved workers. In Improving the retirement readiness of underrepresented groups, Alight explains that employers have benefited from having a diverse population of employees because […]

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Watch: Pakistan’s First Lady calls for an inclusive society for determined people at Expo 2020 event in Dubai

Dubai: Samina Alvi, the First Lady of Pakistan – wife of President Dr Arif Alvi – stressed the need for an inclusive society for determined people at an Expo 2020 event in Dubai on Thursday. A strong advocate for the rights of determined people, Alvi was the guest of honor at a seminar on “Pakistan […]

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Meet the 2022 Bouchet Honor Society Scholars at a Celebration Tea | VTX

Five doctoral students have been selected as new members of the Virginia Tech chapter of the National Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society. The Graduate School will recognize Isil Anakok, Gabriela L. Carrillo, Anaid D. Shaver, Michelle White, and Johnny C. Woods Jr. during a tea party on Wednesday, March 23 from 3:30 p.m. to […]

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Conference on social mobility in partnership with the Manchester Law Society | Events | Insights and Events

Our half-day conference on social mobility will demonstrate the importance of improving this key area. More than that, this event will provide practical information on how to implement a social mobility strategy in your company and give examples of the benefits for the company, as well as for individuals. The program includes keynote speakers from […]

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The Casting Society celebrates its 40th anniversary with the Virtual Artios Awards

The Casting Society celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, just as the entertainment industry marks the diversity and authenticity of many film and television roles, from “CODA” and “West Side Story” to “Bridgerton.” . In honor of the landmark, company executives hoped to hold an in-person ceremony for the Artios Awards, their annual event honoring […]

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Asia Society Texas Tiger Ball 2022 raises record $1.65 million

HOUSTON, March 14, 2022 – With a star-studded lineup, the Asia Society Texas Tiger Ball 2022 commemorated the 10th anniversary of its center’s opening and raised $1.65 million, a record for the event of the organization. Led by ball chairs Leigh and Reggie Smith and Tripp Carterthe March 11 event celebrated honorary prom presidents Nancy […]

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Bar president wins diversity award | News

Law Society President I. Stephanie Boyce was honored at the Burberry British Diversity Awards. Last night she was named co-winner of the Inspirational Model of the Year award. The British Diversity Awards celebrate individuals, companies and organizations who lead efforts to champion diversity and inclusion. Boyce, the sixth woman and first black person to lead […]

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Lighthouse International Film Society presents the short films nominated for the 2022 Oscars

NEWS | CHARACTERISTICS | PREVIEWS | EVENTS originally published: 03/08/2022 (LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ) — Lighthouse International Film Society will present the 2022 Academy Award-nominated series of shorts at the Long Beach Island Arts & Sciences Foundation on March 18-19, giving you the chance to choose the Oscar shorts winner! There will be three separate […]

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Encouraging women in tech is key to protecting society from AI bias – TechTalks

By Xiaoman Hu Encouraging women in AI has never been more urgent. A study of World Economic Forum noted a gender disparity of 78% male versus 22% female in AI and data science. This disparity is not just a challenge within the workforce. It reflects a very nuanced issue that goes beyond a single workplace […]

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Addictions and Law, Justice and Society Programs Ready for Fall 2022

Two programs to consider for fall 2022 are Addiction Studies and Law, Justice, and Society. Addiction Studies prepares students for careers in addictions, behavioral disorders, and mental health counseling. Employment in these fields is expected to grow 23% from 2020 to 2030 according to federal labor data. In Massachusetts and locally in Worcester County, the […]

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17 in MCA inducted into honor society

March 01, 2022 For a man with local ties, the photos and videos of Russia’s brutal attack on Ukraine hold special significance. Don Masura is a second-generation Ukrainian-American. Although he was born in the United States, raised around Detroit, he still identifies strongly with the native country of his grandparents. “My grandparents immigrated to the […]

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Kung Fu Movie Nights: “The Grandmaster”

Program Friday, May 13, 20228:00 p.m. Film screening We’re celebrating the biggest hits (pun intended!) of Hong Kong martial arts films from the 1970s to today with a series of outdoor movie nights! With breakthrough performances from superstars Bruce Lee, Jet Li and Jackie Chan; iconic fight scenes from choreographers including Yuen Woo-Ping; and directed […]

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Trenton Film Society presents Oscar-nominated shorts

NEWS | CHARACTERISTICS | PREVIEWS | EVENTS originally published: 03/03/2022 (TRENTON, NJ) — The Trenton Film Society is back at the Mill Hill Playhouse, bringing you in-person screenings of the Oscar-nominated shorts of 2022, across documentary, live-action and animation categories. the New York Times the reviewer remarked that “this year’s shorts are an eclectic bunch”; […]

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Comment: Interracial friendships are crucial to society

Think back to your first year of college for a moment. Think about the types of people you have turned to. Did they look like you? For most people, the answer is yes. Although it’s probably unconscious, it’s still something you should question. I’m multiracial, so I’m used to not looking like anyone in the […]

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IEEE Computer Society Diversity and Inclusion Fund Announces Newly Approved Programs

“While diversity, equity, and inclusion remain integral to the Computer Society’s mission, impactful projects approved through the Diversity and Inclusion Fund promote the Society’s continued progress to support a more inclusive community for members and beyond,” said Nita PatelChairman of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee and President-Elect of the IEEE CS. “This project was created […]

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Women’s History Month Lectures Address Women’s Roles in Society and Diversity | News

Issues facing women in the United States and abroad will be the focus of Women’s History Month discussions this month. Carolina Rocha, professor of Spanish and Latin American studies, is the director of the Women’s Studies Program, which coordinates programming for Women’s History Month. She said she wanted to raise awareness of the issues that […]

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Kung Fu Movie Nights | Asian society

We’re celebrating the biggest hits (pun intended!) of Hong Kong martial arts films from the 1970s to today with a series of outdoor movie nights! With breakthrough performances from superstars Bruce Lee, Jet Li and Jackie Chan; iconic fight scenes from choreographers including Yuen Woo-Ping; and directed by Hong Kong masters Tsui Hark and Wong […]

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West Side Rag’ ‘Black Dolls’ opens at the New-York Historical Society Combining art, history and play

Posted on February 26, 2022 at 7:18 a.m. by West Side Rag Exquisite embroidery and lace work. Photographs and text by Peggy Taylor “If they had been given brushes, they could have become painters; if they had been given clay, they could have become sculptors; if they had been taught to read and write, they […]

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The British Pharmacological Society (BPS) renews

February 22, 2022 – Oxford, United Kingdom – The British Society of Pharmacology (BPS), the charitable organization whose mission is to promote and advance all disciplines of pharmacology in the discovery, development and use of medicines, and a world leader in research and education Wiley, today announced their renewed publishing partnership. Wiley will continue to […]

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A world of neighbors offers a vision of the welcoming society

Church of Sweden hosts interfaith summit showcasing work supporting migrants and creating inclusive societies (LWI) – “Keeping Our Humanity” is the theme of an online interfaith summit to be held from February 20-24, organized by the European Interfaith Network “A World of Neighbors” (AWoN). Initiated by the Archbishop of the Church of Sweden, Antje Jackelén, […]

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Conviction for publishing an article on the KKK by the Suffolk Historical Society Museum

Civil rights activists and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone on Thursday condemned the publication by the County Historical Society Museum during Black History Month of a feature article on the Ku Klux Klan in 1920s Suffolk County. The museum’s online newsletter, published on February 12 and since deleted, according to the office of Suffolk County […]

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The Asian Culture Society celebrates the new year

Sarah Shelton – Feature Editor Lunar New Year is a celebration of the new year on the traditional lunisolar calendar. On February 9, students, faculty and staff dropped into Engleman B121 to celebrate the 2022 Lunar New Year. “I would like to congratulate these students because the organization is active this year and we are […]

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Encore Series: Kaisar Anvar | Asian society

Asian society at home We bring Asia Society directly to you! Learn, have fun and explore as we continue to present and produce videos, family activities, interactive webcasts and more. Learn more Asia Society Texas’ Encore Series brings you the best of our in-person programs, in bite-size form. Revisit highlights from events you’ve enjoyed live […]

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Spring Break 2022: Incredible India

Program From Monday March 14 to Friday March 18Activities: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.Interactive story time: 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m. Health and security To ensure the health and safety of our community, masks covering the nose and mouth are mandatory inside the building for all participants aged 2 and over. Food and beverages […]

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Important Principles for a Progressive Society – Searchlight

posted on February 8, 2022 posted on February 8, 2022 Today, the size of the human population has increased significantly from what it was over a century or a millennium ago. According to Worldometers, the current human population on planet Earth is estimated to be around 7.9 billion. The increase in the human population also […]

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Understanding equality in light of gender bias in society

Understanding equality in light of gender bias in society © Rawpixelimages Alison Kriel, Founder, Beyond educationdescribes the importance of understanding equality in light of gender bias in society A child’s journey through the world of limiting beliefs and gendered attitudes begins at gender reveal parties or the putting on of a blue or pink bonnet […]

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Candace Owens sees a plot to ‘destroy the fabrics of society’ in Minnie Mouse wearing a pantsuit

Candace Owens argued with a completely straight face Wednesday night that a new campaign featuring Minnie Mouse in a pantsuit in France is evidence of a progressive plot to “destroy the fabrics of society” and hijack the attention of bacon which she says costs $30 in the U.S. Speaking to Jesse Watters on Fox News, […]

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Dictionary | The bar

Microaggressions are verbal, behavioral, or environmental insults or exclusions that are frequent, seemingly mundane, and may or may not be intentional. They are based on prejudices and stereotypes acquired over time and are a daily reality for marginalized groups in all aspects of society, including the workplace. Microaggressions insidiously show up in conversations through inappropriate […]

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UT is committed to building a more civil, open and respectful society | Blogs

  At the start of each year, we reflect on where we are as a university and how we can help solve the great challenges facing the people of Tennessee, our country, and our world – and how we can come together, focus our efforts and be eager to learn from each other, to truly […]

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International Society of Tropical Foresters Hosts 28th Annual Conference

The International Society of Tropical Foresters is hosting its 28th annual conference, which will focus on restoration and recovery in the tropics. Hamera Shabbir 12:45 a.m., January 27, 2022 Staff reporter Courtesy of Ryan Smith The 28th annual conference organized by the International Society of Tropical Foresters, or ISTF, kicked off on Thursday and will […]

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Birding Society to talk about Big Bend Park, Davis Mountains

Body “Birds of the Big Bend and Davis Mountains” will be presented to members and guests of the Highland Lakes Birding and Wildflower Society (HLBWS) on February 3, 2022. Presenter Mike Petrick says it will provide “an unscientific and sometimes humorous look at some of the birds seen in the Big Bend and Davis Mountains […]

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Missouri Historical Society reopening locations

The Missouri History Museum, Library and Research Center and Soldiers’ Memorial Military Museum will open next month after closing when COVID-19 cases began to rise. ST. LOUIS — Three St. Louis locations that closed as COVID-19 cases began to rise will reopen to the public next month. The Missouri Historical Society (MHS) announced that the […]

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Visual Effects Society elects first slate of all-female directors – The Hollywood Reporter

At press time, the Visual Effects Society was evaluating the format for its 20th annual awards show due to the rise of omicron. Whatever form it takes, this year’s awards coincide with the 25th anniversary of its founding in early 1997, at a time when VFX on films such as Titanic were in production. Reflecting […]

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Access to diversity program: helping candidates integrate the company

Law Society President I. Stephanie Boyce knows something about the struggle that comes with entering the legal profession. Returning to the UK as a teenager after several years in the US, she wanted to be a lawyer but had no contacts in the profession to make it easier for her. “As President, I focus on […]

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River Valley Film Society Announces Second Fort Smith International Film Festival

FORT SMITH — Plans for the second Fort Smith International Film Festival are underway, with the River Valley Film Society holding a press conference Thursday to announce details of the summer event and what the “Borderlands” theme means. The first festival received 396 submissions from 43 countries, with more than 130 short films, music videos, […]

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THE SCOOP | Music society sparks outrage over letter critical of diversity in classical music

The Twitterverse was in turmoil this week after a US-based composer (Spencer Arias) shared a letter he received from an alleged organization called “Society for the Preservation of Western Music” (SPWM). The tweet included the caption “Tell me again classical music is not #racist”. The letter identified him as “a respected voice in our quest […]

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Saudi Society of General Surgery hosts 14th Scientific Forum

LONDON: Investment opportunities in Saudi Arabia and Sweden were in the spotlight during a two-day event between Saudi Arabia and Sweden at Expo 2020 Dubai this week. A series of panel discussions explored how to strengthen trade relations between the two countries on Jan. 16-17 at the pavilions of the two countries as part of […]

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The Black Acting Methods Society has been officially accredited in universities

Tackling issues of representation, diversity and mental health in the theatre, television and film industries, the black action methods studio, the University of Cincinnati Office of Research, and the University of Cincinnati Weinberger Center for Drama & Playwriting hosted a nationwide application process for students interested in starting a Black Acting Methods Society chapter at […]

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State Historical Society’s Beth Pike Reflects on Missouri’s Bicentennial | People Features

Beth Pike hasn’t slept much in the last year. The State Historical Society of Missouri (SHSMO) communications specialist, who grew up in Washington and now lives in Columbia, said she spent 2021 – and much of 2020 – “living and breathing” the bicentennial from Missouri. She and a team of three other full-time employees, including […]

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SPIE, the International Society for Optics and Photonics, announces its 2022 Society Awards

Homepage ” General” SPIE, the International Society for Optics and Photonics, announces its 2022 Society Awards India Business WireThe awards committee of SPIE, the international optics and photonics company, announced today recipients of its prestigious annual awards. Honoring transformative advances in multiple fields – including medicine, astronomy, lithography, optical metrology, optical design and community leadership […]

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SPIE, the International Society of Optics and Photonics, announces its 2022 Society Awards

The 21 winners represent a wide range of singular achievements in light-based science and technology The awards committee of SPIE, the international optics and photonics company, announced today the recipients of its prestigious annual awards. Honoring transformative advancements in multiple fields – including medicine, astronomy, lithography, optical metrology, optical design, and community leadership – the […]

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Society 1 owns unforgettable gala night 2021 | Your money

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif .– (BUSINESS WIRE) – January 11, 2022– After an unintentional hiatus due to the pandemic, nothing was able to contain the explosion of API talent who returned to the scene at this year’s unforgettable gala at the Beverly Hilton. This press release features multimedia. See the full version here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220111005010/en/ Company 1 […]

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[SOLD OUT] Korean Language Course: Level I (Monday, Spring 2022)

UPDATE (January 6, 2022) – This course is full. Places are still available in our Tuesday classes. Asia Society Texas, in partnership with the Houston Korean Education Center, is pleased to offer Korean Language Level I courses for adults who wish to learn the Korean language at a beginner’s level. The course will be held […]

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Society 1 and ApolloMed support the AAPI community at the Holiday Broadway concert | Business

LOS ANGELES – (BUSINESS WIRE) – January 5, 2022– Society 1, an exclusive membership club, has been making waves lately by supporting and gaining support from notable Asian American companies. More recently, Company 1 welcomed ApolloMed to its prestigious list of corporate members. ApolloMed, led by two Asian American co-CEOs, hosted valuable employees, partners and […]

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SPIE, the International Society of Optics and Photonics, announces its 2022 Fellows | Your money

BELLINGHAM, Washington – (BUSINESS WIRE) – January 5, 2022– This year, SPIE, the international optics and photonics company, welcomes 58 members as new Fellows of the Society. They join their fellow members in being honored for their technical achievements, as well as for their services to the optics and photonics community and to SPIE. This […]

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SPIE, the International Society of Optics and Photonics, announces its 2022 Fellows | Nation / World

BELLINGHAM, Washington – (BUSINESS WIRE) – January 5, 2022– This year, SPIE, the international optics and photonics company, welcomes 58 members as new Fellows of the Society. They join their fellow members in being honored for their technical achievements, as well as for their services to the optics and photonics community and to SPIE. This […]

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SPIE, the International Society of Optics and Photonics, announces its 2022 Fellows

The Society welcomes 58 new members from all over the world BELLINGHAM, Washington, January 5, 2022– (COMMERCIAL THREAD)–This year, SPIE, the international optics and photonics companywelcomes 58 members as new Fellows of the Society. They join their fellow members in being honored for their technical achievements, as well as for their services to the optics […]

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SPIE, the International Society for Optics and Photonics, announces its 2022 laureates | Associated press

BELLINGHAM, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 5, 2022– This year, SPIE, the international optics and photonics company, welcomes 58 members as new Fellows of the Society. They join fellow Fellow Members in being honored for their technical achievements, as well as for their service to the optics and photonics community and to SPIE. This press release is multimedia. […]

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City of Toronto opens new shelter with partner Homes First Society – City of Toronto

Press release December 30, 2021 This week, the City of Toronto opened a new shelter at 101 Placer Crt. under the direction of the city council to increase the number of new permanent shelter beds. This new facility provides emergency shelter and essential support services to homeless people in Toronto. The city’s newest shelter is […]

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26 civil society members write to president and prime minister about hateful Haridwar assembly

Here is the full text of the letter: AT Shri Ramnath Kovind President of India Shri Narendra Modi Prime Minister of India To copy Chief Justice of India President of the Rajya Sabha Lok Sabha speaker Shri Amit Shah, Minister of the Interior Presidents Bhartiya Janta Party, Congress Party, AITC, BSP, Samajwadi Party, CPI (M), […]

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Striving for Real Equality in Society – Richa Okhandiar-MacDougall

Richa Okhandiar-MacDougall, Principal Administrator at Converge and Art Psychotherapy Masters Student, Queen Margaret University Most people want a fairer and more egalitarian society, but it is a tough business and cannot be accomplished alone. Change, even positive, is scary. All over the world, and especially since the pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement increased […]

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2022 Young Leaders Institute: Global Education

2022 Summer Youth Programs This summer, we are offering in-person sessions for our ExploreAsia Culture Camps for Kids and Young Leaders Institute Summer Sessions for Teens. Learn more In a world that is more globally connected than ever, leaders need to be well-prepared with the right knowledge, attitudes, skills, and behaviors to succeed. The Asia […]

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Harmony nurtured by farmers teaches society a lesson, doctors say: The Tribune India

Tribune press service Ludhiana, December 15 Indian Doctors for Peace and Development (IDPD) teams trained to provide medical care to farmers at Singhu and Tikri borders said today: “The love and harmony nurtured by farmers for more than he year of turmoil is a lesson for society to maintain unity in diversity. and relations between […]

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From Taiwan to Texas: an evening with the Formosa quartet

International fame Formosa Quartet returns to Asia Society Texas for a performance of classical works by Benjamin Britten and Henry Purcell, original works commissioned and composed for the Quartet by Dana Wilson and Derrick Skye, and an octet performance with musicians from the Moores School of Music from the University of Houston. Health and security […]

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Cairo named capital of Islamic culture in 2022 – Society – Egypt

Egyptian Culture Minister Enas Abdel-Dayem and ISESCO Director General Salim bin Mohammad Al-Malik at press conference in Cairo on Tuesday (photo courtesy of the Egyptian cabinet) The minister’s remarks came at a press conference held on Tuesday where Cairo was announced as next year’s cultural capital for countries in the Islamic world. Abdel-Dayem declared that […]

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Unveiling of the new Howard County Autism Society logo

HOWARD COUNTY, MD — A new brand has been unveiled for the Howard County Autism Society as it joins the Autism Society of America, its parent organization. The new yarn logo serves as a symbol for community, strength, equality, diversity, pathways and connection. Autism Society’s unique brand threads represent individuality and unique experiences that are […]

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vaunted Pennsylvania Society gala faces drop in interest | Spotlight Pa

PA projector is an independent, non-partisan newsroom powered by The Philadelphia Inquirer in partnership with PennLive / The Patriot-News, TribLIVE / Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and WITF Public Media. Sign up for our free newsletters. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – For years, the Pennsylvania Society has been the flagship event for state politicians and well-heeled special interests who want […]

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“I am treated like another problem in society”: young Londoners on the reality of the stop and search

In the first of its kind, Met police and South London youths sat down together to openly discuss the complicated subject of stops and searches. Shakara West-Khan, 17, Shauna Thompson, 17, Jhemar Jonas, 19, and Abdoul Lelo Ndambi, 23, spoke about their past encounters with the police as Ch Insp Annmarie Cowley, PS Gario Marsh […]

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WashU expert: Following COVID-19, American society at an inflection point – The Source

America is at a crossroads. Following the profound economic and social disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States has the opportunity to adopt policies that produce more racial and economic parity. Or, there is nothing we can do, which would exacerbate already existing inequalities, warns Adia Harvey Wingfield, Mary Tileston Hemenway Professor of […]