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Free speech issues on campus are rooted in culture – Pasadena Star News

We have all heard stories of university administrators suppressing free speech. But free expression suffers even without these enablers, and that should worry us. In a recent New York Times op-ed, Emma Camp, a senior at the University of Virginia, made a strong defense of free speech by describing her own practice of self-censorship on campus. In doing so, she ...

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Promising group could elevate the work of the Iowa Legislature

“I’m starting to think #IowaNice is a myth,” Ankeny software engineer Todd Brady recently tweeted about an Iowa bill to ban transgender girls from playing sports teams. feminine. Every day seems to bring a new proposition to hurt a population that has been written off at the Statehouse. Some of us can barely wait for lawmakers to pack their bags ...

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Reviews | Peak Health Alliance: Our role is to benefit our members

At Peak Health Alliance, this new year marks the end of our third year of health insurance enrollment in Summit County. As chairman of the organization’s board of directors, this is also a great time to reflect for a moment on where the organization began, how it changed the health insurance landscape, and what lies ahead. It’s an even better ...

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Illogical for truck convoy to claim freedoms threatened by vaccine mandate, experts say

Truckers already submit to a host of mandatory government safety regulations, from health checks to electronic monitoring of their journeys. That’s why some experts say it’s insane for some drivers to claim their freedoms are now threatened by a COVID-19 vaccination added to that long list of job requirements. A cross-Canada convoy of truckers and their supporters is on their ...

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Former Hawkeye chief joins UM

Send your company’s personnel movements to Kelsey Vanderschoot at [email protected]. World UM W. Joe DeMiero, American CEO W. Joe DeMiero As CEO, W. Joe DeMiero will lead the strategy, direction and operations of media company UM’s largest marketplace, as well as oversee the management of clients including USPS, EJ Gallo, Rocket Mortgage and Zillow. DeMiero is the founder of TiltShift, ...

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“We are resilient…we will recover”

Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker, a Lansing native who was among four hostages released Saturday from a Dallas-area synagogue, said there was “no doubt” the experience was traumatic and thanked the community and the world for the prayers and love. “We are resilient and we will recover,” he said in a statement released Sunday afternoon. Cytron-Walker said it was several safety courses ...

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GSA kicks off 2022 by welcoming new members of the Board of Directors

SAN JOSE, Calif .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – The Board of Directors of the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) welcomes three new members: Dr. Anirudh Devgan, President and CEO of Cadence Design Systems; Matt Johnson, President and CEO, Silicon Labs; and Mark Papermaster, CTO and Executive Vice President, AMD. The GSA Board of Directors represents some of the most influential companies in ...

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ZF announces partnerships and initiatives for electric and autonomous vehicles – Fuel Smarts

ZF officials said the company’s new partnership with VinFast will develop scalable autonomous vehicle orders starting with Tier 2 and working collaboratively towards Tier 4 systems. Illustration: ZF German automotive supplier ZF is rapidly consolidating its recent acquisitions and technological developments on the fronts of electric vehicles and autonomous control systems with new technologies and global strategic partnerships, the company ...

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Finger Lakes Regional Watershed Alliance honors volunteer – Eagle News Online

The Finger Lakes Regional Watershed Alliance (FLRWA) will honor Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association volunteer Maura Toole with its 2021 Citizens’ Award. This award is presented to an individual who makes a significant contribution to the alliance’s cause to protect the water quality of the Finger Lakes. Maura’s leadership efforts to create the first Lake Life Awareness Week, May 2-7, ...

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Santa Maria School District Considering 3 New Redistribution Cards | Education

the District of the Lyceum of the Mixed Union of Santa Maria The board shifted its redistribution priorities to keeping Guadalupe and northwest Santa Maria in one district, after reviewing three new draft maps created by local organizations and students in a hearing public Tuesday. District officials reviewed a first round of map projects created by district cutting consulting firm ...

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Fortune Brands Appoints Hiranda Donoghue Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

DEERFIELD, Illinois, December 14, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE: FBHS), a leading home and security products company, today announced that Hiranda Donoghue has been appointed to the board of administration as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211214006071/en/ Hiranda Donoghue (Photo: Business ...

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Verge appoints Erin Burcham as new president

Erin burcham VERGE announced the hiring of Erin Burcham as the new president of Verge, the regional technology alliance that includes subsidiaries the Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council, the Valleys Innovation Council and RAMP, the region’s accelerator program. Burcham will assume her new role as President effective January 1, 2022. “What’s happening in the tech industry in our Virginia area is really ...

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Gay / Straight Alliance Approved – Waupaca County Post

Little Wolf High School based band By Holly Neumann By a 3: 1 vote, the Manawa School Board approved a Gay / Straight Alliance (GSA) club at Little Wolf High School. Students and community members have spoken on the topic on November 15 at the monthly council meeting. Senior Grace Tohm followed all protocols, guidelines and rules to start the ...

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PLDT and Smart Join Global Leaders to Pave the Way for Network Disaggregation – Back End News

PLDT and its wireless unit Smart Communications Inc. (Smart) have joined with other global telecom operators to explore next-generation technology to make its network more efficient, resilient, flexible and intelligent. Together with members of the Global Alliance for Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN), PLDT and Smart began to study network disaggregation, both vertical and horizontal. In vertical disaggregation, network functions ...

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Columbia student union concedes second round of contract mediation in third week of strike

Earlier this week, the Columbia-United Auto Workers (SWC-UAW) student workers union agreed to move its ongoing bargaining negotiations with Columbia University over their first mediated employment contract. While details remain to be worked out, the SWC-UAW decision is an important step to end the three-week strike of more than 3,000 graduate student-workers for adequate living and working conditions. Columbia strikers ...

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Miss America at 100: Roundtable devoted to the history of the organization, Rowan’s digital archives project | Rowan today

A Century of the Miss America Organization and Rowan University’s work to digitize the organization’s vast archives will be the topics of a panel discussion on Monday, November 15 at 7 p.m. in Room 104 of Business Hall, 201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro. The event, “The Road to 100 More”, will be held in person and will also be offered ...

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Press room | Indiana State University

The President’s Inaugural Dinner Friday at the Sycamore Banquet Center honored recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award from Indiana State University and recognized the philanthropy of generous donors. The event, presented by ISU Federal Credit Union, was moderated by Mike Alley, ISU Foundation Board Member Emeritus, and Buffy Boulet, ISU Foundation Board Member. The laureats : Distinguished Alumni Award Since ...

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Governor Abbott Appoints Four Members to Texas Commission on Virtual Education | Oficina del Gobernador from Texas

November 3, 2021 | Austin, Texas | Appointment Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Rex Gore, Bernie Francis, Hannah Smith and Josue Tamarez Torres to the Texas Commission on Virtual Education for terms at the governor’s discretion. In addition, Gore was appointed chairman of the commission. The commission was established to develop and make recommendations regarding the delivery of virtual education ...

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Group of Christian Students Sue UNL for Discrimination in Tuition Fee Policies | Education

A Christian student organization is suing the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in federal court after being denied access to tuition fees to bring a lecturer to campus. Ratio Christi – a Latin phrase meaning “the reason of Christ” – said a student-led expense allocation committee rejected its request for $ 1,500 funding from an account created for student organizations . The ...

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Alliance for Regenerative Medicine Announces Election of 2022 Officers, Executive Committee and Board of Directors

Washington, DC, October 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – via NewMediaWire – The Alliance for Regenerative Medicine (ARM), the leading international advocacy organization dedicated to realizing the promise of regenerative medicines and advanced therapies, today announced the election of its leadership, executive committee and of its Board of Directors 2022. The Executive Committee and Board of Directors oversee the formation and ...

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Evan Weiss named new CEO of Newark Alliance

Seasoned financial and political expert to lead Newark’s non-profit organization committed to business and economic development October 15, 2021 The Newark Alliance, a leading nonprofit dedicated to the ongoing economic revitalization of New Jersey’s largest city, has appointed Evan S. Weiss as its new CEO. Currently a senior advisor for financial and strategic projects to Governor Phil Murphy, Weiss will ...

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7 Restaurant giants in the Joliet region form an alliance: 1st meeting set

JOLIET, IL – September saw the loss of the beloved Chicken-N-Spice restaurant in downtown Joliet on North Chicago Street. Since then, Chefy’s Kitchen has announced its closure this month on Plainfield Road. Additionally, on Plainfield Road, Russo’s Authentic Italian Deli & Cafe in Crest Hill will close its doors on the eve of its first anniversary. Even the national chains ...

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SiriusXM and Podcast Studio Audio Up Partner for a creative and strategic alliance (EXCLUSIVE)

High audio, the podcast production studio founded in 2020 by audio innovator Jared gutstadt, has concluded a creative programming and a strategic agreement with SiriusXM which will see the development of new original scripted series and audio entertainment concepts. SiriusXM is also leading Audio Up’s $ 12 million Series B fundraiser, bolstering its own efforts to enter the growing podcast ...

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Peter Daszak, who has researched US funds for the Wuhan lab and helped with the cover-up, faces calls to resign

Scientists have called on Peter Daszak, president of the US research organization EcoHealth Alliance (EHA), to resign, accusing him of covering up conflicts of interest, withholding critical information and misleading public opinion during the COVID pandemic. The EHA has been propelled into the public eye during the pandemic due to its work on bat coronaviruses with the Wuhan Institute of ...

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Vanguard Renewables Appoints Neil H. Smith CEO | Business

BOSTON – (BUSINESS WIRE) – October 5, 2021– Vanguard Renewables, a US leader in organics to renewable energy, today announced the appointment of Neil H. Smith as CEO. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211005005699/en/ Neil H. Smith is CEO of Vanguard Renewables, a national leader in the development of food and dairy waste recovery projects ...

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Virtual Presentation: Restoring Sea Otters on the Oregon Coast | Community

Bob Bailey of the Elakha Alliance will discuss the Oregon Sea Otter Feasibility Study on October 14 as part of the Lower Nehalem Watershed Council Lecture Series. This study assessed key considerations around the reintroduction of the sea otter to Oregon, including population dynamics, habitat suitability, ecological considerations, social and economic impacts, legal requirements, logistics, etc. Bob Bailey is the ...

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Alumni News – September 2021

Jamella Foster ’17 has always had a passion for sport. Elementary and Middle School basketball and soccer rec league. Cross country in college. High school basketball, athletics, softball and recreational soccer. Four years as a member of the Roanoke College women’s basketball team – her final year as team captain. Quite naturally, Foster, who holds a BA in Communication Studies ...

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Aetna sues NYC, unions over ‘tainted’ health insurance contract

New York’s largest private Medicare administrator is suing the Big Apple and its local union leaders for allegedly awarding a “flawed” $ 34 billion contract to an unqualified competitor. Insurance giant Aetna’s explosive lawsuit against New York City and the municipal labor committee alleges the bidding process was set to favor Alliance, a consortium that includes Emblem Health and Anthem ...

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Nokia resumes technical work with O-RAN Alliance

Nokia said it had resumed its technical contribution to the O-RAN Alliance, after the group assured that its work complied with US law. In a Blog, Nokia Mobile Networks Chairman Tommi Uitto explained Nokia’s commitment to Open RAN and that the alliance has remained as strong as when it first supported the initiatives. “For a short time, we had to ...

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ACC, BIG TEN AND PAC-12 ANNOUNCE A HISTORIC ALLIANCE

GREENSBORO, NC & ROSEMONT, IL & SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The ACC, Big Ten and Pac-12 today announced a historic alliance that will bring together 41 world-class institutions around a collaborative approach surrounding the future evolution of varsity athletics and programming. The alliance – which has been unanimously supported by the presidents, chancellors and sports directors of the 41 institutions ...

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Melanie Santiago-Mosier appointed Deputy Director of the Clean Energy Group and the Clean Energy States Alliance

Respected leader to bring solar and energy justice expertise to two national non-profit organizations Vermont Business Magazinee Clean energy group (CEG), a national non-profit advocacy organization focused on building a just and clean energy transition, announced that Melanie Santiago-Mosier will join CEG and its sister organization, the Clean Energy Alliance of States (CESA), as Deputy Director in mid-September 2021. Santiago-Mosier ...

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Helping Maine’s deer survive the winter is the focus of the Presque Isle reunion

National and local wildlife and conservation experts will host a meeting in Presque Isle next week for anyone interested in understanding a new law to help Maine’s deer population better survive extreme winters. NEAR ISLE, Maine – National and local wildlife and conservation experts will host a meeting in Presque Isle next week for anyone interested in understanding a new ...

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AACI members choose Winn as president-elect

Newswise – Robert Winn, MD, director of the VCU Massey Cancer Center, was elected by the members of the Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI) to the position of vice president / elected chair of the board of directors of the AACI. Dr. Winn’s new position is effective immediately. Current AACI President Caryn Lerman, PhD, director of the USC Norris ...

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Arlington County Board of Directors unanimously votes to rename Lee Highway

At a board meeting on Saturday, the Arlington County board of directors voted unanimously to rename Lee Highway to Langston Boulevard, named after abolitionist John Mercer Langston. Arlington County officials voted unanimously on Saturday to rename Lee Highway to Langston Boulevard, named after abolitionist John Mercer Langston. Langston was also the first Dean of Howard University Law School. The highway ...

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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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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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