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Dec 10, 2019, 09:00 ET Quality, Completion, and Affordability: Priorities for Undergraduate Education Highlighted in New Videos

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Arts & Sciences and TIAA Institute today released three videos focused on the national priorities set forth by the Academy's Commission on the Future of Undergraduate Education: quality, completion, and affordability. The videos further the work of the Commission, which is chaired by Roger W. Ferguson, Jr. (TIAA) and Michael...


Dec 10, 2019, 09:00 ET Frito-Lay and Feed the Children Team Up to Defeat Hunger for Second Year in El Paso

EL PASO, Texas, Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year, a partnership between Frito-Lay and Feed the Children will provide El Paso families, pre-identified by Destiny Family Christian...


Dec 10, 2019, 09:00 ET Ken Burns American Heritage Prize to be awarded to Wynton Marsalis

BOZEMAN, Mont., Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- American Prairie Reserve is proud to announce that Wynton Marsalis has been named the recipient of the 2020 Ken Burns American Heritage Prize. The award...


Dec 10, 2019, 08:52 ET "Institutional & Government Emergency Managers Working Together to Build Community Resilience" - IAEM 2019 Conference

FULTON, N.Y., Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On December 13, BNET Executive Director Peter Picarillo will present at the 2019 International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) Region 1 Conference...


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Oct 22, 2019, 00:01 ET U.S. News & World Report Announces 2020 Best Global Universities Rankings

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in education rankings, today published the 2020 edition of the Best Global Universities rankings. In the most...


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