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In New York, BMCC Students Speak at United Nations

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

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Bullying in the Classroom: From Teacher to Student

Marietta, Ohio.  Bullying in schools is a timeless issue and many measures have been put into place to stop it. But what happens when the teacher is the bully? This isn’t a common situation and has not received much attention in the media, but it is happening. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia. The problem is hard to […]

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Engineering a Better Future: Engineers Without Borders

Adelaide, Australia. Julian O’’Shea is part of a multinational team of engineers who believe everyone in their profession should be an agent of change for a more just and environmentally sustainable world. Long Sokhon, one of the early users of the biodigester project. Tonle Sap lake, Cambodia. Photographer: Jeff McAllister. Engineers without Borders (Australia) is a […]

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Revolutionizing STEM Education: One Detroit Man’s Extraordinary Story

By Raad Rahman. Detroit, Mich. Rising concerns about harnessing the potential of the next generation of US science learners and thinkers, have resulted in a move amongst US policy makers, to address how to strengthen education in the US.  Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics education in order to rejuvenate K-12 schools in the US, has […]

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Here’s How Ikea’s Helping Make Greek Kindergartens More Joyful

Swedish furniture giant Ikea has partnered with Greek municipalities to give color and care to kindergartens across the country.

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More Americans Study in Germany to Avoid College Debt

Washington, D.C. More young Americans are taking a novel approach to getting a higher education without paying the rising costs of U.S. college tuition: enrolling in German universities where tuition is free. Heidelberg University. Photo: Wikipedia. Germany offers free university tuition to foreign as well as domestic students who meet certain academic qualifications.     By […]

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Impact of Leadership Training on H.S. Students with Disabilities

Columbus, OH. Leadership development programs for high school students with disabilities are few and far between. This mixed-method, qualitative-quantitative study was to determine the impact of a leadership development program in Ohio called the Youth Leadership Forum (YLF). . . Modeled after a similar program in California, this program brings approximately 35-40 high school students […]

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Marietta Receives Grant for Students with Intellectual Disabilities

Marietta, OH.  Marietta College will receive $140,000 over five years as part of a federal grant that was awarded to Ohio State University to expand the transition to postsecondary education for students with intellectual disabilities. Marietta College is a private, liberal arts college located in southeastern Ohio. Photo: Marietta College. “We are excited to join […]

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In Jerusalem and Gaza, Ban Urges’ Courageous Steps’ for Lasting Two-State Solution

Chinese Fans Renounce Lady Gaga for Meeting Dalai Lama

2016 Games Face Greater Challenges Than Zika, Says Olympic CEO

U.N. Allocates $13 million To Help People In North-Eastern Nigeria


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