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Inge Hoffmann | Obituaries | Gloucester timetable

Inge Schneier Hoffmann May 16, 2021 Cambridge – Inge Schneier Hoffmann died on May 16 at her longtime home on Washington Avenue in Cambridge, MA. She was born in Vienna, Austria, in 1929, the only child of her Jewish parents, Joseph and Szerina Schneier, who immigrated to the United States at the age of 11, after the annexation of Austria ...

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17 Nominated for the Fernando Award

17 nominees for the Fernando Award | San Fernando Valley Business Journal Wednesday July 14, 2021 The Fernando Prize Foundation on Wednesday announced 17 nominees for this year’s Fernando Prize. “This is one of the largest and most diverse candidate pools in Fernando’s history,” said Fernando Award Foundation co-chairs Mark Levinson and Pegi Matsuda. “It shows that despite the challenges ...

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Sheila Edwards Lange chosen as UW Tacoma chancellor

Press Releases July 13, 2021 University of Washington President Ana Mari Cauce and President Mark A. Richards today announced the selection of Sheila Edwards Lange, President of Seattle Central College, as Chancellor of the University of Washington Tacoma. His appointment, awaiting approval from the UW board of regents, is expected to begin on September 16. Edwards Lange has many years ...

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What are the challenges of redistribution

Illustration by Adriana Heldiz San Diego is about to get a new electoral map. Each decade, an independent group reviews the census information and sets out to redraw the lines. The changes this time around will probably be less dramatic than in the past, however, there will be changes due to demographic changes during the last years. In a new ...

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Sacajawea, Lewis and Clark statue falls

Quickly move forward to a Zoom meeting in 2021, where the board consulted Abrahamson and the Exploration Center’s executive director, Alexandria Searls. In 2019, the center expressed interest in taking the statue, and now in 2021, they plan to work with descendants of Sacajawea and other indigenous groups to contextualize it within the new setting. “Our hope is to involve ...

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University of Texas partners with tech companies to create new 6G R&D center

The University of Texas (UT) has partnered with technology companies Qualcomm, Samsung, AT&T, NVIDIA and InterDigital to establish a new research center, dubbed 6G @ UT, to lay the foundation for 6G. “The advancements in wireless communications and machine learning over the past decade have been incredible, yet distinct,” said Jeffrey Andrews, director of 6G @ UT. “Coupled with vast ...

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Delta Dental Plan of Maine adds 3 people to its Board of Directors

APPOINTMENTS TO THE BOARD Marcia Minter Dr Grace Odimayo Dr Brad Rand Delta Dental Plan of Maine announced the recent election of three new directors to its board of directors: Marcia Minter from Portland, Dr Grace Odimayo Augusta and Dr Brad Rand of the brewer. Minter is the co-founder and executive director of Indigo Arts Alliance in Portland, a nonprofit ...

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Blog | Mazar-e-Sharif: Yesterday and Today, Opinions & Blogs News

May 1997. The Taliban militia, backed by Pakistan, rushes to take control of Afghanistan. About two-thirds of the country was under his control and the rest under the Northern Alliance or Jumbish-e-Islami, a coalition of militias loyal to General Abdul Rashid Dostum, Karim Khalili’s Hizb-e-Wahadat and the Jamiat- e -Islami of Professor Burhanuddin Rabbani & Ahmed Shah Masood, the Lion ...

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Global Covid-19 death toll exceeds 4 million

In total, three countries account for more than a third of all deaths worldwide. The United States, which has the highest death toll with 606,000, accounts for 15% of the world total, followed by Brazil and India. The Delta variant, a more transmissible and possibly more dangerous strain of coronavirus, is also contributing to an increase in cases in some ...

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New report aims to make musculoskeletal health a global priority

An international research team has found that despite being the leading global cause of pain, disability, and health care spending, the prevention and management of musculoskeletal health, including conditions such as low back pain , fractures, arthritis and osteoporosis, are globally under-prioritized has developed an action plan to fill this gap. In response to a targeted call from the Global ...

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