Americanah Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to Deliver 2015 Wellesley College Commencement Speech
Renowned novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will address the members of the Wellesley College Class of 2015, and an international audience of their family and friends, at Wellesley’s 137th Commencement Exercises on Friday, May 29, at 10:30 a.m. Media embedded: Image(s)
– Wellesley College
Playwright Tony Kushner to be Awarded Honorary Degree by Ithaca College
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner is being awarded an honorary degree from Ithaca College.Media embedded: Image(s)
– Ithaca College
Olympic Gold Medal Winner Meghan Musnicki Selected to Deliver Ithaca College Commencement Address
Olympic gold medalist Meghan Musnicki will deliver 2015 Ithaca College Commencement address.Media embedded: Image(s)
– Ithaca College
Loyola School of Nursing Faculty, Students and Alumni Earn Accolades
Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing (MNSON) recognized recent accomplishments and honors for faculty, students and alumni.
– Loyola University Health System
Donald Levine, Sociologist and Former Dean of the College, 1931-2015
Donald Levine, the Peter B. Ritzma Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Chicago, died April on 4 after a long illness. He was 83.
– University of Chicago
Bringing Business Opportunities to Disabled Aspiring Entrepreneurs
People with intellectual and developmental disabilities often overlook -- or are overlooked by -- the business world. University of Illinois at Chicago researchers hope to empower them through entrepreneurship training under a new, two-year, $300,000 grant from the Coleman Foundation.Media embedded: Image(s)
– University of Illinois at Chicago
Supporting Low-Income, High Achieving Students with Interest in STEM Fields
A National Science Foundation grant will allow Ursinus College to increase retention and success among underserved students in the sciences.
– Ursinus College
Grant to Fund Georgia State Research into Parental Engagement in Child Maltreatment Prevention Programs
The Annie E. Casey Foundation has awarded the School of Public Health at Georgia State University a $604,000 grant to improve parental engagement as a factor in home visitation programs that work with families at risk of child abuse and neglect.
– Georgia State University