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22 min ago | American Legion Magazine

Alabama youth elected Boys Nation president

Matthew Ellow of Lacey's Spring, Ala., was elected the 2014 Boys Nation president.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Cheshire Resident Edits New Book on U.S.-Africa Relations

Cassandra Veney, an associate professor of political science at Quinnipiac University, has served as editor for and contributed a chapter to the new book, "U.S.-Africa Relations: From Clinton to Obama."


Related Topix: Cheshire, CT, Hamden, CT, Loyola Marymount University, World News, Congo, Africa


Study offers new clues about the source of racial health disparities

A first-of-its-kind study by researchers at USC and Loyola Marymount University has found evidence that the persistent health disparities across race may, in part, be related to anxiety about being confronted by negative racial stereotypes while receiving healthcare.


Related Topix: Loyola Marymount University, Standardized Testing, Education, African-American, Medicine, Women's Health, Health

Fri Jul 18, 2014

She Knows

Kristen Bell talks boobs and body image

Cristina Gibson studied journalism at Loyola Marymount University. While completing her senior year, she landed an internship at E! as an online writer and reporter.


Related Topix: Kristen Bell, Hot Chicks, Body Image, Health, Loyola Marymount University

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Howze Calls for Public Land Use Discussion

Democratic Arlington County Board candidate Alan Howze is calling for a "broad-based community process" to develop a plan for better utilizing public lands around the county.


Weekly Packet

Blue Hill student heads to American Legion Boys Nation

Jordon William Soper of Blue Hill, a senior at George Stevens Academy, is one of 98 high school student representatives throughout the chosen to attend The American Legion Boys Nation.


Related Topix: Blue Hill, ME


High five

Douglas James Brandt: Brandt, of Las Cruces, is one of 98 high school student representatives throughout the U.S. chosen to attend The American Legion Boys Nation at Marymount University, Arlington, Va., Friday through July 25. He is one of two delegates selected from the state based on leadership skills, academic record and activity at American ... (more)


Mon Jul 14, 2014

ImmigrationProf Blog

Immigrant of the Day: Paul Tiyambe Zeleza

A historian, literary critic, fiction writer, and academic, Paul Tiyambe Zeleza is a prolific and multitalented scholar whose books have won many international awards, such as the Noma Award for A Modern Economic History of Africa and Manufacturing African Studies and Crises.


Related Topix: World News, Zimbabwe, Canada, Bellarmine College, Loyola Marymount University

Sat Jul 12, 2014

On the trail at Zachary Taylor Park

Meet Dr. Mary Evelyn Tucker, a visiting scholar at Yale University and co-director of the Forum on Religion and Ecology, who shares her insights on ecology, environmental problems and the value of learning from religious traditions.


Related Topix: Yale University, Science, Ecology

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Back Stage

3 Reasons to Attend Dance School in L.A.

For aspiring dancers and performance artists, Los Angeles offers a wide range of choices.


Related Topix: Loyola Marymount University, Family, Kids, Arts, Ballet, Modern Dance

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Arlington to Hold Second Girls' Firefighting Camp

The Arlington County Fire Department will hold its second free firefighting summer camp this weekend to immerse girls in the demands of fire service.


Related Topix: Fire

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Alexandria Gazette-Packet

Learning Animal Rescue in Kenya

During a recent trip to Kenya, a group of Marymount University students learned firsthand about animal trauma, poaching, and how rewarding it can be to put their compassion into action.


Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Central San Joaquin Valley community colleges partnering with top law schools

Peg Mericle is the Dean of Instruction in Fresno City College's social sciences division.


Related Topix: California, UC Davis, UC Irvine, Loyola Marymount University, University of San Francisco

Mon Jun 30, 2014

WTCA-AM Plymouth

PHS Student, Clayton Lenig, Attends Hoosier Boys State

A Plymouth High School student will enter his senior year this fall with a deeper understanding of his rights and privileges as an American citizen thanks to The American Legion's Hoosier Boys State program held on the campus of Trine University, Angola, Indiana, June 15-21, 2014.


Related Topix: Indiana, US Politics, Richard Lugar, US News, US Senate, Republican, Angola, IN

Thu Jun 26, 2014

New Bedford High Student represents Massachusetts in Boys Nation program

Dyllan Almeida, a junior and incoming battalion commander in the JROTC program at New Bedford High School, has planned his future.


Related Topix: Stonehill College, Bedford, MA, New Bedford, MA

Mon Jun 23, 2014

American Library Association

Marie R. Kennedy Loyola Marymount University

Marie R. Kennedy is Serials and Electronic Resources Librarian the Loyola Marymount University William H. Hannon Library in Los Angeles, California .


Related Topix: Libraries, Loyola Marymount University