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The friendship of two Stanford University undergraduates – and future business co-founders – began with a series of outdoor misadventures. The first expedition Alex Friedman of Menlo Park and Sasha Landauer of New York shared as sophomores at Stanford was a ‘terrible’ surf trip where Landauer said she almost drowned in Pacifica. Newbies, they chose …

WorldSkills UK announced its first-ever professional development event, featuring technical masterclasses, as part of an industry-wide ‘Learning Month’ in November. Organized in partnership with the Education and Training Foundation, the virtual program “Developing excellence in education and training” will offer interactive workshops and will focus on four key components. They are equity, diversity and inclusion; …

Google scrapped a program designed to train and hire engineers from a variety of backgrounds – after people who passed the program to become Googlers complained that they were poorly paid. The Engineering Residency Program, known as Eng Res, has been in existence since 2014. It is aimed at those who do not quite qualify …

WASHINGTON, DC – June 3: US Vice President Kamala Harris laughs after answering a question from … [+] press after speaking at a High Speed ​​Internet Access event in the South Courtyard Auditorium of the White House complex on June 3, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Drew Angerer / Getty Images) Getty Images Biden-Harris …

All students who learn another language outside of the classroom deserve the same credit. (Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Brigham Young University graduates head to the Marriott Center for the 144th BYU launch on Thursday, April 25, 2019. By Arthur Diaz | Special at La Tribune | June 21, 2021, 7:00 p.m. Utah …

(JTA) – The reconstructionist movement has chosen a Jew of color to lead its rabbinical college, a first for a major American Jewish movement. Hebrew scholar Amanda Beckenstein Mbuvi, who is black, will head the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College outside of Philadelphia, the umbrella organization of the Reconstructing Judaism movement announced this week. She will become …

PORTSMOUTH – Drumming, dancing and ancestor honor marked the final event in Juneteenth’s Black Heritage Trail celebration on Saturday, Held at the African Burying Ground, “The Dance of the Ancestors: Ritual, Songs, Percussion and Movement” was shaped after a traditional ritual from Egungun from West Africa. It featured songs and dances by the Ifa priest, …

As ideological divisions rocked the Southern Baptist Convention this year ahead of a crucial national meeting, one of the main contenders for his presidency, Ed Litton, assumed the role of the man best equipped to build bridges and promote the unit. “Every now and then every family has disagreements and tensions,” Litton said in a …

SunHaven, an online outdoor furniture company, has moved its headquarters to Houston from Los Angeles. Houston’s business-friendly climate, central location, proximity to a port, and a large workforce were factored into the move. “I love the ethnic and cultural diversity of the city,” said founder Michael Hillel. “It’s a great hub for us to get …

“The narrative of a culture war is wrong – our students deserve an education uncolored by politicians’ agendas, an education with a clear history and free speech on important topics like race and equality,” reads -on in the press release. This protest came in light of a national conversation around Critical Race Theory, a body …