Day: June 15, 2021

Opinion/Meyerson and Cardany: Juneteenth should be an official holiday – The Providence Journal

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Laura Meyerson is a professor, Academic Calendar Committee chairperson, and  Faculty Senate Executive Committee member at the University of Rhode Island. Audrey Cardany is an associate professor and president of the URI Faculty Senate.The University of Rhode Island Faculty Senate affirms that racial justice and diversity are the…

SoHarlem And Other Nonprofits Receive Grant From The New York Community Trust Awards – Harlem World Magazine

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The city’s community foundation has announced $7.9 million in grants to 58 nonprofits to tackle issues facing communities as they adapt to a post-pandemic life. As the city emerges from the pandemic, Trust grants are targeting a wide range of challenges, from helping environmental groups advocate for a…

Cannabis Studies, Energy Systems Engineering Among New Degrees Humboldt State Plans to Offer Beginning Next Fall – Lost Coast Outpost

Drawing on its strengths in STEM, environmental and social responsibility, and experiential learning, Humboldt State University has submitted documentation of its intent to launch several new and innovative undergraduate and graduate degree programs as soon as Fall 2022 and Fall 2023. HSU will formally submit proposals for the following…

3 ways to unlock the world-changing power of start-ups – World Economic Forum

• The World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneer community aims help start-ups unlock their potential. • Start-ups benefits from greater geographical, gender and racial diversity. • Existing companies should not feel threatened by start-ups, but enter into multistakeholder collaboration. The value high-growth start-ups have brought to the marketplace has…

India’s per-capita carbon dioxide emission is lowest amongst big economies: Union Minister Piyush Goyal – Clipper28

Union Minister Piyush Goyal has said that India’s per-capita carbon dioxide emission is the lowest amongst big economies. He said the ambitious renewable energy target of 450 Gigawatts by 2030 shows India’s commitment towards the United Nations 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals. Speaking…

Senate confirms DC Circuit nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson to replace Merrick Garland | dagblog – dagblog

By rmrd0000 on Mon, 06/14/2021 – 8:45pm | The Senate confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on Monday to the influential federal appeals court in Washington, elevating a trial court judge who is considered a contender for a potential opening on the Supreme Court. Three Republicans joined Democrats in approving Jackson’s nomination…

India’s per-capita carbon dioxide emission is lowest amongst big economies: Goyal – The Indian Awaaz

AMN / NEW DELHI India’s per-capita carbon dioxide emission is the lowest amongst big economies, says Union Minister Piyush Goyal adding that the ambitious renewable energy target of 450 Gigawatts by 2030 shows India’s commitment towards the United Nations 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development…