Biden set to speak at Morehouse College commencement

Biden set to speak at Morehouse College commencement

Biden’s Speech at Morehouse College Commencement: An In-Depth Outline Introduction: On May 22, 2021, U.S. President Joe Biden delivered a heartfelt and inspiring speech at the Morehouse College commencement ceremony in Atlanta, Georgia. This historically black college and university is known for its commitment to educating African American men to become leaders in their communities…

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He’s been accepted to 122 colleges with $5.3 million in scholarships. His choice came down to his love of music - Education - News

He’s been accepted to 122 colleges with $5.3 million in scholarships. His choice came down to his love of music

An 18-Year-Old’s Determination: From High School Graduate to Pop Star Applicant with Over 150 College Acceptances Helms Ategeka harbored a dream of becoming a pop star. However, his father wasn’t fully on board with this plan when Helms announced his intention to pursue a music degree after graduating from high school next month. In an…

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UCLA faculty reject censure and no confidence resolutions against chancellor after attack on pro-Palestinian encampment - Education - News

UCLA faculty reject censure and no confidence resolutions against chancellor after attack on pro-Palestinian encampment

UCLA Faculty Senate Fails to Reach Consensus on Censuring and Issuing No Confidence Statement against Chancellor Gene Block Amidst Controversy Surrounding Handling of Pro-Palestinian Encampment The UCLA Academic Senate held a heated meeting on May 16, 2024, to discuss censuring and issuing a no confidence statement against University Chancellor Gene Block in the wake of…

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Opinion: Black college athletes have the power to sway the DEI debate - Education - News

Opinion: Black college athletes have the power to sway the DEI debate

Leveraging the Power of College Sports: Black Student Athletes and the Importance of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) The excitement surrounding March Madness, the pinnacle of the NCAA basketball season, has gripped college sports fans across America. This annual event is the culmination of countless hours of practice and dedication for student athletes. However, as…

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Grisly teen murder case shocks China and shines a light on ‘left behind’ children - Education - News

Grisly teen murder case shocks China and shines a light on ‘left behind’ children

The Tragic Death of a “Left Behind” Child in Rural China: A Wake-Up Call for School Bullying, Juvenile Crime, and Mental Health Support The shocking news of a 13-year-old boy’s murder by his classmates in rural northern China has ignited heated debates and conversations surrounding school bullying, juvenile crime, and the plight of “left behind”…

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University of Maryland, Baltimore County, failed to protect student athletes from swim coach’s abuse, Justice Department says - Education - News

University of Maryland, Baltimore County, failed to protect student athletes from swim coach’s abuse, Justice Department says

Title IX Investigation: University of Maryland, Baltimore County Failed to Protect Student-athletes from Sexual Harassment and Discrimination The United States Department of Justice conducted an investigation into the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) regarding sexual harassment and discrimination against student-athletes. The findings revealed that a former head swimming and diving coach, Chad Cradock, sexually…

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Congress requests documents from UC Berkeley in widening campus antisemitism investigation - Education - News

Congress requests documents from UC Berkeley in widening campus antisemitism investigation

House Education Committee Investigates Antisemitism at University of California, Berkeley: Request for Documents and Allegations of Unaddressed Incidents The University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) is now under investigation by the House Education Committee regarding the school’s handling of antisemitic incidents and the protection of Jewish students on campus. On Tuesday, the committee formally requested…

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Why this math professor is putting actors in classrooms - Education - News

Why this math professor is putting actors in classrooms

Transforming Education: Po-Shen Loh’s Mission to Future-Proof Youngsters through Collaborative Learning and Mathematics Entertainment Po-Shen Loh, a mathematics professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Pennsylvania, is on a mission to reimagine the way we teach young students. In a world where artificial intelligence (ai) poses an increasing threat to job security, Loh believes that reinventing…

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Florida teachers can discuss sexuality and gender identity in some classroom settings, legal settlement clarifies - Education - News

Florida teachers can discuss sexuality and gender identity in some classroom settings, legal settlement clarifies

Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” Law: Legal Settlement Clarifies Scope for Discussions on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Classrooms Florida education officials and a coalition of LGBTQ advocacy groups, families, and individuals reached a settlement on Monday, clarifying the scope of Florida’s controversial “Parental Rights in Education” law, also known as the “Don’t Say Gay”…

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NAACP, DEI supporters call on Black athletes to avoid colleges in states with anti-DEI laws - Education - News

NAACP, DEI supporters call on Black athletes to avoid colleges in states with anti-DEI laws

Black Student Athletes Urged to Boycott Colleges in States with Anti-DEI Policies: A Threat to Representation and Equity in Education and Sports The call for Black student athletes to boycott colleges and universities in states that have taken steps to restrict or abolish Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) programs has gained momentum among Black activists,…

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Newborns die of hunger and mothers struggle to feed their children as Israel’s siege condemns Gazans to starvation - Education - News

Newborns die of hunger and mothers struggle to feed their children as Israel’s siege condemns Gazans to starvation

Title: The Silent Crisis: Starvation and Malnutrition Haunt Children in Gaza Amidst Continuous Conflict In the northern region of Gaza, Anwar Abdul Nabi sits mournfully by her daughter Mila’s bed at Kamal Adwan Hospital. Her eyes reflect a deep sense of loss and despair as she tenderly clutches her deceased child’s fingers. Mila, a seven-year-old…

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Mystery of common mushroom growing from an amphibian shows how little we know about fungi - Education - News

Mystery of common mushroom growing from an amphibian shows how little we know about fungi

Title: The Enigmatic Relationship Between Fungi and Frogs: A Mysterious Mushroom and a Golden-Backed Frog Fungi, an essential yet enigmatic component of the natural world, continue to intrigue scientists and laypeople alike. On one hand, mushrooms and their extensive networks of fungal roots provide an array of valuable resources, from nutritious food to mind-altering drugs…

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