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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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From Taiwan to Texas: an evening with the Formosa Quartet

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

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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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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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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 […]

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7 Questions to Chris Hampshire of the CPCU Society: Risk and Insurance

Like many professional organizations, the CPCU Society has been challenged in recent years by a dwindling membership base. The president-elect of the Society’s Board of Directors has some ideas on how to reverse this trend. In November, Risk & Insurance® met with Chris Hampshire, President-Elect of the CPCU Society Board of Directors. Here are his […]

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‘This is not a public relations exercise’: Bar president responds to claims of industry tokenism

The President of the Law Society of England & Wales, I. Stephanie Boyce, has called on law firms to stop treating diversity challenges like tick boxes or public relations exercises, after many people be concerned about tokenism in the UK commercial legal industry. The Law.com International investigation told the story of a variety of black […]

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Asia Society Texas Night Market returns as record crowds enjoy expanded festival carnival games, unity wall, sumo wrestling and more

HOUSTON, November 14, 2021 – The Asia Society Texas (ASTX) welcomed over 7,000 guests for the 2021 Night Market presented by American First National Bank on Friday, November 12, to enjoy an evening of food, shopping, activities for all ages and novelties. characteristics. The free festival, in its eighth annual edition after a year-long hiatus […]

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Chamber Music Society leaders on balancing old and new

Hanging in the offices of the Chamber Music Society at Lincoln Center is an old letter from an alarmed listener. “The accordion is not a chamber musical instrument”, blows the letter, written in the wake of a concert with a Bach sonata transcribed for cello and accordion. “Please don’t impose this on your loyal audience […]

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Spotlight on Asiatown | Asian Society

Spotlight on Asiatown is a celebration of Houston’s vibrant and diverse Asian and Asian American communities. Created as a gateway to explore the concentrated areas of AAPI-owned businesses and neighborhoods, the Asia Society Texas project shines a light on the stories of small business owners, delves into Houston’s cultural history, and enables ‘easy to try […]

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American Cancer Society and Four Historically Black Colleges and Universities Announce Groundbreaking Diversity Research Program to Improve Diversity, Equity and Inclusion |

By Ray Curry, President, UAW Before I get into what the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) stands for – and ameant – to workers in this nation, I want to start by quoting some data because I think it tells a real story. Right now, 68% of Americans approve of unions. This number is at […]

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Anthony Shop: Understanding how technology is transforming society

Ladder is a publishing platform for various picture books and online programs whose mission is to empower over one million children to become social entrepreneurs. Our current series features interviews from our interplanetary journalist Spiffy with inspiring social entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship ecosystem builders, who advance the UN SDGs. Happy to see you again! Spiffy here, […]

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The Royal Television Society presents the 2022 In-Person Program Awards

The UK’s Royal Television Society (RTS) has opened applications for the 2022 RTS Program Awards, in partnership with Audio Network. After a hybrid event forced by a pandemic this year, the 2022 edition will take place in person at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on March 29. RTS said in a statement, “In accordance […]

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Audubon Naturalist Society to change name, citing racist namesake

Taking a Nature Black conference attendee during a sunrise meditation in the woods. Photograph reproduced with the kind permission of the ANS The main environmental organization Audubon Naturalist Society (ANS) will change its name, citing the racist reputation of 19th century naturalist John James Audubon. The American ornithologist has become a more and more controversial […]

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Spotlight on the Bar: AGM / Council Meeting | Characteristic

October is a particularly busy month at Chancery Lane – the end of the party’s conference season, the return of the British parliament after the summer, the opening of the legal year and then a series of key meetings: from our board, our AGM, the investiture of office holders and the arrival and departure of […]

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Student interns with the National Honor Society

Getting a head start on a future career is one of the reasons why students did an internship at EKU. RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ / EKU) – Getting a head start on a future career is one reason Alex Stewart, EKU senior, international business graduate from Pittsburgh, Pa., Applied for an internship nationally competitive with Alpha […]

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Create a secure network for everyone

Monday, October 18, 2021 Digital beat This article was originally posted by The Marconi company On October 5 and 7, the Marconi Society’s Decade of digital inclusion presented a virtual track titled Creating a Secure Network for All with two stimulating panels that brought together perspectives from businesses, academics and nonprofits on digital equity and […]

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Asian American Travel to Houston | Asian society

About St. Thomas University The University of St. Thomas is a comprehensive, liberal arts-based university. Committed to the unity of all knowledge, we offer programs in traditional liberal arts, professional and skill-based disciplines. Graduates of the University of St. Thomas think critically, communicate effectively, achieve professional success, and lead ethically. By striving for excellence in […]

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Society for Epidemiological Research Names Butler Graduate Award | News

HARTSVILLE, SC – The Society for Epidemiological Research created the “Sherman A. James Diverse and Inclusive Epidemiology Award” in honor of Sherman James, a native of Hartsville. James graduated from Butler High School in 1960. The award will recognize an individual who has demonstrated research, teaching or service that expands the scope of the field […]

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The Society of Entrepreneurs and Ecology participated in the parallel NGO Forum COP15 for the protection and conservation of biodiversity

BEIJING – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – On September 28, 2021, SEE (Society of Entrepreneurs and Ecology) co-organized and participated in the CBD COP15 NGO Parallel Forum in Kunming, as one of the eight parallel forums of the Fifteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity. Held in Kunming, […]

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The Society of Entrepreneurs and Ecology participated in the CBD COP15 Parallel Forum of NGOs for the Protection and Conservation of Biodiversity

BEIJING, September 30, 2021–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On September 28, 2021, SEE (Society of Entrepreneurs and Ecology) co-organized and participated in the two-day CBD COP15 Parallel NGO Forum in Kunming, as one of eight parallel forums of the fifteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity. This press release is […]

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Bringing Dark Art Into Everyday Objects: Pretty Dope Society Elevates Representation

Backpack and changing bag. Source: Pretty Dope Society Charlotte, NC: As the corporate conversation about representation and diversity reaches stratospheric levels, an entrepreneur takes action when it comes to retail. In an effort to bring black art to life, founder Chrishonda “Queen Chri” Benson has cultivated a collection of bags, accessories and housewares, incorporating designs […]

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IEEE Computer Society Diversity and Inclusion Fund

“The 75th anniversary has provided an excellent opportunity not only to reflect on our past, but also to envision the future of the Computer Society,” said the President of the IEEE Computer Society. Forrest shull. “We are committed to taking action now to benefit how the organization grows and serves its increasingly diverse membership community. […]

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Reviews | Science alone cannot cure a sick society

For epidemiologists studying the coronavirus today, that scale is still measured by the mundane act of counting. The tally begins with descriptive statistics on the daily state of the pandemic – who is infected, who is sick, how many have died. And then those numbers are used to predict the future of the pandemic, allowing […]

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Hennessy unveils in 2021 the inaugural members of “Never Stop Never Settle Society”, an initiative for black entrepreneurs

NEW YORK, NY – Hennessy announced the selection of twenty esteemed inaugural members inducted today into the “Never Stop Never Settle Society,” a $ 1 million program to advocate for the next generation of black entrepreneurs. The initiative was introduced in March 2021 to support a more equitable landscape for inclusive business growth and development. […]

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The Vegan Society controversy: everything you need to know

Reading time: 4 minutes Last month, five directors resigned from The vegan society following allegations that the charity is “institutionally racist” and homophobic. Eshe Kiama Zuri, Michele Fox, Sally Anderson, Joel Bravette and Robb Masters have resigned from the board. “Not a safe place” The Vegan Society is the oldest of its kind in the […]

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The President of the Bar on the promotion of diversity in an elite profession

When Stephanie Boyce worked as a postwoman in Buckinghamshire, she often saw commuter trains heading for London. “I looked up and thought, ‘I’ll be on that train someday,’” she says of that time in her late teens when she “got by”, trying to work and study. His efforts paid off. Boyce, 49, became the first […]

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Unilever’s Aline Santos named Marketing Society Leader of the Year

Aline Santos, Brand Manager and Head of Diversity and Equity Inclusion at Unilever, was named Marketing Leader of the Year by The Marketing Society. Santos has been recognized for leading Unilever’s global marketing capabilities effortlessly and with inspiration throughout the pandemic, as well as for challenging gender stereotypes and ethnic prejudices throughout her career. Santos […]

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Law Society’s diversity data provides the most comprehensive picture of the profession to date

Law Society’s diversity data provides the most comprehensive picture of the profession to date Posted July 1, 2021 Diversity data collected as part of the annual Certificate of Practice (CP) renewal process has been released by the Scottish Bar today. Diversity questions were first included in the PC 2020-21 renewal process, to better understand what […]

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Building a better society

Srettha Thavisin, CEO / President of Sansiri, left, and Renaud Meyer, UNDP Thailand Resident Representative, work to promote equality. Photos courtesy of Sansiri June is Pride Month, a time to celebrate the LGBTI community and to commemorate the continued pursuit of equal justice. Real estate developer Sansiri PCL has championed her cause over the years, […]

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Society is becoming too divided – here’s one thing we can all do to help fix it

I like the declaration of independence, especially the second sentence. “We take these truths for granted: that all people are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights (and that these include having 30 people in our garden.) ” I shudder at those dark days when our gardens were empty […]

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The role of an orchestra is not above all to reflect contemporary society

May 20, Spotlightpublished an article written for us by Ciaran Frame on his Live Music Report 2020, in which he reviewed last year’s musical offerings by the country’s leading performing arts organizations. An image from the Living Music Report Frame’s Living Music Report is an annual analysis of Australian orchestral programming, examining whether the composers, […]

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Healthy workplaces are essential for a healthy society

The Covid-19 pandemic has ravaged countries and continents, exposing deep inequalities and destroying lives and livelihoods. It has also exposed dividing lines in our wider society, causing people to retreat to their comfort zones as they seek to create buffers against what is unpredictable and unknown. Many of these dynamics also play out in the […]

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Reopening of company and offices causes unexpected anxiety

This article is part of the Future of Work Briefing, a weekly email with stories, interviews, trends and links on the evolution of work, workplaces and the workforce. Register here. For many people, getting back to the office, face-to-face meetings, and business meetings just can’t happen fast enough. For others, the idea of ​​shared desktop […]

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Erika Zavaleta Honored for Diversity Efforts by Ecological Society of America

The Ecological Society of America (ESA) has selected Erika Zavaleta, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at UC Santa Cruz, to receive its 2021 pledge for human diversity in ecology. The award recognizes long-standing contributions to increasing the diversity of future environmentalists through mentoring, teaching or outreach. ESA’s announcement of the award noted that “Zavaleta’s […]

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Zalando launches spring campaign to salute the company’s champions and celebrate their values

Zalando, Europe A leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle, today launches its new “Here to Stay” campaign, celebrating those who stay true to their beliefs and take a stand for sustainable progress. The campaign aims to foster a dialogue on core values ​​such as diversity and inclusion and the empowerment of women, which inspire […]

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The College of the Liberal Arts Lecture Series covers topics on diversity, politics, society and more

A number of diverse and engaging lecture series at the College of Liberal Arts are underway this spring. Everything from history and art to politics and social movements will be covered virtually for the University of Nevada, campus and the community of Reno. Many departments and programs invite renowned speakers and performing artists to engage […]

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Asia Society Triennale 2021 – ARTnews.com

Among the many victims of Covid-19 in New York was a plan for a city-wide Asia Society triennial scheduled to open in June 2020. As envisioned by co-commissioners Michelle Yun and Boon Hui Tan, the triennial – the organization’s first – was to be a multidisciplinary celebration of contemporary art from Asia and Asia. “We […]

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The Royal Society of Literature seeks to diversify in the coming years

On the occasion of its 200th anniversary, the Royal Society of Literature plans to make changes to improve diversity among its members and in the literature they promote. The Royal Society of Literature in Great Britain was founded in 1820 by King George IV, “to reward literary merit and to excite literary talent”. Over the […]

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About the Council | Asian society

The Global Talent and Diversity Council (GTDC) is a member-driven working group that meets quarterly and seeks to raise awareness of the importance of nurturing Asian talent and diversity in the business community around the world. , acts as a go-to business resource for exposing cutting-edge, innovative and applicable best practices and trends that drive […]

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Reopening of MoMA: Will a New Direction Help Unite a Diverse Society?

When the Museum of Modern Art in New York reopens on October 21 after four months of construction, its galleries should look very different. The presentation of MoMA’s permanent collection and temporary exhibitions will include more works of art by women and artists of color. This change is part of efforts by museums across the […]