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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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J. Luce Foundation Announces New Fellows from Marietta College

New York, N.Y. The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation has announced this week that six Marietta College students have been chosen as 2015-16 J. Luce Fellows. These are: Mandee Young (Soph., Advertising & Public Relations), Amanda Davis (Soph., International Business, Economics), Matthew Johnson (Fresh., International Leadership Studies, Spanish), Rylie Wahl (Fresh., Undecided), McKenzie Fleeman (Fresh., […]

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Big Ambitions for Model School Program in Cambodia

Phenom Penh, Cambodia. On a leafy campus near Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh, a group of fifty schoolchildren are benefiting from a bold educational experiment with a dual aim: to turn out youngsters who can improve the country, and to develop a model program that can be replicated internationally. Students work on creating a website during […]

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Jeffrey Sachs: Hillary is the Candidate of the War Machine

U.N.: WikiLeaks Founder Arbitrarily Detained by Sweden, U.K.

Luce Leader Nominee – Essay on Global Citizenship

New Stamps Promoting LGBT Equality Worldwide Unveiled at U.N.

Obama Reaffirms Religious Liberty in First Visit to U.S. Mosque

Architect Gina Pollara Named President of Municipal Art Society