Feb 23 2017 NY Times to Air TV Ad During Oscars for New ‘Truth’ Campaign

The New York Times will air its first TV ad in seven years on Sunday’s broadcast of the Academy Awards on ABC, as the 166-year old newspaper looks to highlight independent journalism amid U.S. President Donald Trump’s attacks on the media as “fake news.”
The Oscars are among the pricier ad buys on television, with 30-second [...]

 

Feb 8 2017 ZeeMee App Helps Students Show Colleges a Personal Side

The college application process is complex and stressful for many students. Colleges not only look for students who do well academically, but also pursue passions and interests outside of school. A new app now allows students to present themselves to colleges in a creative and personal way. VOA’s Helena Djordjevic has more on how the [...]

 

Feb 2 2017 Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: East Africa’s Massive Infrastructure Project Begins

It is a massive infrastructure project originating from Kenya, consisting of a 32-berth port on the country’s north coast, a railway, an oil pipeline, highways, international airports, and resort cities.
 
LAPSSET stands for “Lamu Port, South Sudan, Ethiopia Transport Corridor,” a project to connect Kenya with South Sudan, Ethiopia, and eventually West Africa.
 
One of the project’s [...]

 

Oct 2 2016 Task Completed as Americans Win Back Golf’s Ryder Cup

Patrick Reed shook his fists with fury for every big putt he made. Phil Mickelson leaped higher than when he won his first Masters. Ryan Moore delivered the final point in this American masterpiece Sunday at the Ryder Cup.
The 17-11 victory over Europe was their biggest rout in 35 years at the Ryder Cup.
Only this [...]

 

Oct 2 2016 Task Completed as Americans Win Back Golf’s Ryder Cup

Patrick Reed shook his fists with fury for every big putt he made. Phil Mickelson leaped higher than when he won his first Masters. Ryan Moore delivered the final point in this American masterpiece Sunday at the Ryder Cup.
The 17-11 victory over Europe was their biggest rout in 35 years at the Ryder Cup.
Only this [...]

 

Oct 2 2016 Philippines President ‘Profoundly and Deeply’ Apologizes to World’s Jews

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte apologized “profoundly and deeply” to the world’s Jewish community Sunday for comparing his war on drug traffickers to the Nazi Holocaust of World War II.
“I would like to make it clear here and now that there was never any intention on my part to derogate the memory of the six million [...]

 

Oct 2 2016 Philippines President ‘Profoundly and Deeply’ Apologizes to World’s Jews

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte apologized “profoundly and deeply” to the world’s Jewish community Sunday for comparing his war on drug traffickers to the Nazi Holocaust of World War II.
“I would like to make it clear here and now that there was never any intention on my part to derogate the memory of the six million [...]

 

Oct 2 2016 Scientists See Aquaculture in America’s Future

“We must plant the sea and herd its animals,” the late ocean researcher Jacques Cousteau said more than 40 years ago, “using the sea as farmers instead of hunters.”
Scientists who share the vision of thriving fish farms off the California coast met at workshops this year and last sponsored by the NOAA Sea Grant program.
NOAA, [...]

 

Oct 2 2016 Scientists See Aquaculture in America’s Future

“We must plant the sea and herd its animals,” the late ocean researcher Jacques Cousteau said more than 40 years ago, “using the sea as farmers instead of hunters.”
Scientists who share the vision of thriving fish farms off the California coast met at workshops this year and last sponsored by the NOAA Sea Grant program.
NOAA, [...]

 

Oct 2 2016 Harvard Business School Helps Grads Launch Startups

Harvard Business School has moved to the Big Apple. 
Well, sort of. 
The school opened the HBS Startup Studio in New York City to help graduates get their startups off the ground. Unlike a tech incubator or accelerator, HBS will not take equity in member startups, but will provide workspace, business advice, workshops and networking opportunities.
“We have [...]

 
 
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