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US govt shutdown ends as Senate passes temporary bill

Congress put the US government back in business Monday by voting to end a three-day shutdown, as President Donald Trump claimed victory in his standoff with Democrats in Washington. The House voted 266 to 150 to extend federal funding, hours after Senate Democrats dropped their opposition to the plan after winning Republican assurances of a vote on immigration in the …

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Nova Southeastern University Receives $200 Million Commitment from Patel Family Foundation

$50 Million Gift plus $150 Million Investment Will Significantly Expand NSU’s Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Care Sciences; Advance Health Care in Florida and Beyond FORT LAUDERDALE and CLEARWATER, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU)announces the largest philanthropic gift in its history from Tampa-area cardiologist Dr. Kiran C. Patel and his wife, pediatrician Dr. Pallavi Patel. The commitment will significantly expand …

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The AHC Selects Mayur Sharma, MD, for Best in Medicine

The Cleveland Clinic in Ohio is home to the expert care of Dr. Mayur Sharma, where he specializes in Neurological Surgery and Oncology, including Gamma Knife Radiosurgery. As an esteemed acknowledgment of The American Health Council, Dr. Sharma offers 7 years of experience and additional services to the community in Healthcare, Medicine, and Patient Care. Dr. Sharma holds an MD, …

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A teaching hub in India, offered by Growing Stars Launches Back-to-School Online Tutoring Program for K-12 Students Across the United States

Growing Stars, Inc., a pioneer in personalized one-on-one learning, offers online tutoring services for elementary, middle school, and high school students in math, English, science, IT, and languages, as well as prep programs for the SAT, ACT and AP tests. Growing Stars operates a teaching hub in India,  offering effective, convenient, and affordable one-on-one live online tutoring to students around the …

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Upendra Singh Celebrates Three Decades of Professional Excellence in Soil Science

Upendra Singh has been included in Marquis Who’s Who. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process. For many years, Dr. Singh has excelled in his role as …

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Perumalsamy Balaguru Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who’s Who

Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Perumalsamy Balaguru a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Perumalsamy Balaguru celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals …

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Rugters Roshni Rides Team Wins $1Million Hult Prize

A Rutgers Business School team won the Hult Prize worth $1 million for social entrepreneurship last week. The team-of-four won the award for their entrepreneurial effort of 11 months and coming up with a convincing pitch about its rickshaw business – Roshni Rides, to improve the lives of refugees overseas. The team comprised Gia Farooqi (student), new graduates Hasan Usmani …

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Indian American Students Form Group to Fight Mental Health Stigma

Six Indian American students have come together to form a social justice organization – I-AM-SHAKTI that will launch this fall. The organization has been founded by DivyaSridar, a student of Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences. Sridar herself dealt with an eating disorder last year. However, her support system was her friends, professors, and therapistfrom her campus, who helped her …

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Krishna Rajagopal named dean for digital learning

Krishna Rajagopal, the William A.M. Burden Professor of Physics and former chair of the MIT faculty, has been named dean for digital learning, effective Sept. 1. This new position expands leadership roles for faculty within the Office of the Vice President for Open Learning, which recently launched the MIT Integrated Learning Initiative and the Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Laboratory. …

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Guyana Celebrates 100 Years of Cricket in Cuba

Guyana-USA team marks occasion with Goodwill Series History was made when the first ever cricket team from the USA participated in The First Cuba-Guyana Solidarity Softball Cricket Tournament which was played in Havana, Cuba on March 4th-5th. The event celebrated the 100th years of cricket in Cuba and the 47th Republic Day Anniversary of Guyana affectionately referred to as Mash …

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