Tag: North America

People are furious about a hot chip limit warning

Chips, fries, pommes frites, call them what you want, but a golden fried potato stick is universally recognised as the all-time greatest snack. But it seems someone’s got a real… Read more »

Michigan professor unearths inmates’ music from Auschwitz

DETROIT — Patricia Hall went to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum in 2016 hoping to learn more about the music performed by prisoners in World War II death camps. The University of… Read more »

Mitch Matters: Walter Burley Griffin had a Peninsula connection

HE was one of the world’s finest and most famous architects and landscape designers and the extent of his influence even made its way to Frankston and Mt Eliza. I’m… Read more »

List of US students named as Rhodes scholars for 2019

The 32 American students chosen as Rhodes scholars for 2019 , as provided by the Office of the American Secretary of the Rhodes Trust: Hadeel Abdallah, Lexington, Kentucky (University of… Read more »

Farm animals may soon get new features through gene editing

OAKFIELD, N.Y. — Cows that can withstand hotter temperatures. Cows born without pesky horns. Pigs that never reach puberty. A company wants to alter farm animals by adding and subtracting… Read more »

Communications and Business Transformation Strategist Brian Ellner Joins BCW to Lead US …

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov 13, 2018–BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), a leading global communications agency, announced today that Brian Ellner has joined as Executive Vice President, Global Corporate Solutions, responsible for… Read more »

Malala Yousafzai to receive Harvard award for activism

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Nobel Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai (mah-LAH’-lah YOO’-suhf-zeye) is being honored by Harvard University for her work promoting girls’ education. Harvard’s Kennedy School says Yousafzai will be awarded… Read more »

Harvard students to testify as affirmative action trial nears end

William B. Plowman/Getty Images Harvard University’s Kirkland House in Cambridge, Massachusetts William B. Plowman/Getty Images Harvard University’s Kirkland House in Cambridge, Massachusetts Related content (CNN) – As the challenge against… Read more »

WR Berkley Corporation Announces Executive Appointments at Berkley Public Entity and Admiral …

GREENWICH, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 25, 2018–W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE:WRB) today announced the appointment of Scott R. Barraclough as chief executive officer of Berkley Public Entity (BPE), a Berkley Company. Curtis… Read more »

College Football Picks: Road tests before first CFP rankings

By Ralph D. Russo | AP October 24 at 9:05 PM For many ranked teams, the last chance to influence the College Football Playoff selection committee before its first ranking of the… Read more »

The Latest: University of California workers start strike

The Latest on a strike by thousands of University of California workers(all times local): 7:30 a.m. More than 15,000 University of California radiology technicians, pharmacists and other medical workers have… Read more »

Prince Harry’s incredible response to palace aides during emotional conversation

THE Duchess of Sussex whispered to an aide just minutes before she was whisked out of a Fijian market due to a “security risk”. She was visiting the Suva Municipal… Read more »

Precision nutrition may drop feed costs, emission of nitrogen, GHG gas

We caught with Larry Chase, professor emeritus in the department of animal science at Cornell University, at last week’s Cornell Nutrition Conference for Feed Manufacturers in New York to hear… Read more »

93 women accuse former USC doctor of sex abuse

FILE – In this Tuesday, May 22, 2018, file photo, people enter the University of Southern California’s Engemann Student Health Center in Los Angeles. Nearly 100 women who contend that… Read more »

Harvard emails illuminate power of wealth in admissions

By Collin Binkley | AP October 17 at 6:31 PM BOSTON — A federal trial alleging bias against Harvard University underscored a cold truth of the school’s admissions process on Wednesday: that… Read more »