BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (WVVA) - A fraternity is giving back. Members of “Omega Psi Phi” presented endowment scholarships at three locations today: Princeton Senior High School, Mount View High School and Bluefield State College. An endowment grows so we hope that endowment will grow. We hope that the fraternity brothers continue to give to the scholarship initiative so that we can eventually give out a lot,” said Director of Alumni Affairs, Deirdre Guyton. Omega Psi Phi is a historically black fraternity with chapters across the United States.
W&L’s Tyler Bernard ’23 Awarded Udall Scholarship Bernard has been selected as a 2022 Udall Scholar in the environmental category. Tyler Bernard ’23Washington and Lee University junior Tyler Bernard ’23 has been selected as a 2022 Udall Scholar in the environmental category. At W&L, Bernard is double majoring in philosophy and environmental studies with an emphasis in conservation biology. The Udall scholarship honors the legacies of Morris Udall and Stewart Udall, whose careers had a significant impact on Native American self-governance, health care, and the stewardship of public lands and natural resources. This year’s class of Udall Scholars was selected from 382 candidates nominated by 181 colleges and universities.
Friends of the late computer scientist Kim Cameron took the opportunity of gathering at the KuppingCole European Identity & Cloud Conference (EIC 2022), to remember Cameron, his life and contribution to digital identity and beyond via his 7 Laws of Identity. Published in 2005, the laws have proved highly influential for companies, networks and individuals in tackling what Cameron saw as the fundamental issue for online identity: “The Internet was not built with an Identity layer.”Seven of his friends and former colleagues and peers remembered Cameron through his seven laws in a special EIC 2022 session. Here are the 7 Laws as summarized by Kim Cameron in his 2005 paper, and the remarks of those remembering him through them. Law 5: Pluralism of Operators and TechnologiesA universal identity system must channel and enable the inter-working of multiple identity technologies run by multiple identity providersEve Maler, ForgeRock CTO, said Kim was prescient in its nod to the power of standards, for identity and individual autonomy. Article Topicsdigital identity | European Identity and Cloud Conference | identity management | interoperability | Kim Cameron | privacy | self-sovereign identity | standards
Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Burnet and Quest high school seniors landed more than $588,000 in scholarships with a big chunk of it coming through the Hill Country Community Foundation. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Luedecke PhotographyBurnet and Quest high school seniors were awarded more than $588,000 in scholarships, which were acknowledged during the Class of 2022 Scholarships and Awards Ceremony on May 10. More than $200,000 came from the Burnet community; the Hill Country Community Foundation provided about $388,000. The foundation also helps former scholarship recipients through the Community Development Scholarship, which provides financial support to college sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Since its inception in 1983, the Hill Country Community Foundation has awarded 3,793 scholarships of more than $5.8 million.
Professor of Anthropology and Gender, Race, and Identity in the College of Liberal Arts Deborah Boehm received one of this year’s University of Nevada, Reno Foundation Professor Awards. Boehm has been teaching at the University for 15 years and hasn’t veered from her dedication to research and teaching since she started. Her work focuses on the U.S. immigration detention system and the growing social movement to end immigration detention and all forms of incarceration. She has interviewed people directly impacted by detention and has conducted participatory research with partner organizations working to dismantle immigration detention. The research Boehm participates in informs what and how she teaches.
Free ACT retake day announced for Kentucky public school studentsThe ACT is the admissions exam used by the Kentucky Department of Education to measure a student’s level of readiness for collegeFrankfort, Ky. (WTVQ/PRESS RELEASE) – Gov. Andy Beshear today announced that incoming Kentucky high school seniors who have previously taken the ACT will be eligible to take the test a second time for free during a statewide ACT retake day in the Fall of 2022. The date of the free retake day will be designated by the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) in the Fall of 2022. “Research shows that by retaking the ACT, students are more likely to raise their score, which allows them to pursue more scholarships. Students, families and educators can access more information on the ACT by visiting the Kentucky ACT website here.
Valhalla, NY—The third class of graduates from Touro College of Dental Medicine (TCDM) celebrated their commencement with a live Awards Ceremony followed by a Hooding and Commencement Ceremony at New York Medical College on May 25, 2022. Graduates were thrilled to have the opportunity to return to a fully-in-person Awards Ceremony and Hooding and Commencement Ceremony. Recognized at commencement were the twelve inductees into the dental honor society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon. “Over the past four years, this group has grown from fresh and eager dental students to compassionate, driven and thoughtful healthcare providers. Following commencement, students will begin their residencies or join private practices across the country.
That took place on Sunday, when it looked like the coalition was saved once again. PRIME MINISTER Naftali Bennett sits between Religious Services Minister Matan Kahana and Transportation Minister Merav Michaeli in the Knesset. Blue and White MK Michael Biton announced he would no longer vote with the coalition due to a fight over public transportation. Hamas fired a few rockets toward Jerusalem, and Israel was drawn into an 11-day war with Hamas in the Gaza Strip. The more Arabs are integrated, the better Israel will be able to confront the challenges of the future, whether economic, social, or even with security.
Kevin Stitt has signed a bill requiring public school students to use only the bathroom of the sex listed on their birth certificateOKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has signed a bill requiring public school students to use only the bathroom of the sex listed on their birth certificate. The bill passed overwhelmingly in the Republican-controlled House and Senate last week, and Stitt signed it on Wednesday. “The goal of this bill is to protect our children.”Democrats who opposed the bill said it singles out and targets transgender students, putting them at risk of ridicule. “Over the last day we’ve heard people talk about school safety over and over again.
You can provide a custom message that will preface the content in the email(ARTFIXdaily.com) Dutch art historian and icon expert Simon Morsink, director of the Morsink Icon Gallery in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, has been appointed the new executive director of the Museum of Russian Icons. A leading specialist in Russian icons, Greek icons and Ethiopian and Byzantine Art, Morsink is well known to private collectors and museum curators worldwide. ABOUT THE MUSEUM The Museum of Russian Icons preserves and exhibits one of the world’s largest collections of Orthodox Christian icons, bronze crosses, and Slavic folk arts. It is the only Museum in the US dedicated to Russian icons, and the largest collection of icons outside of Russia. Follow the Museum of Russian Icons on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube.