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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 […]