WHS Students to Visit Galapagos Islands
Westborough High School science teacher Todd Ryan told the school committee Wednesday night that "I've always wanted to give students the same kind of experience that I had in college." The board is giving Ryan that chance.
The Columbus Dispatch
Ambassador sent home after supermarket scuffle
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Slice of Scifi
Imagine Science Satellite Film Festival: Quito, Ecuador
In collaboration with Alliance FranA aise Quito and Museo del NiA o y del NiA o en el Adulto and support from a large number of institutions and partners, including UNESCO, the program will showcase a wide selection of films, Latin American and from elsewhere in the world, portraying science, scientists through a filmmaker's sensibility to ... (more)
Insurance Journal West
Swiss Re in Co-op Agreement with GEM Foundation for Latin America Quake Risk
The Swiss Re Foundation and the GEM Foundation announced a "three-year collaborative project to create the first-ever comprehensive picture of seismic risk in Latin America to incorporate social and economic factors." Swiss Re said: "International and local experts will assess potential physical damage as well as the broader community consequences ... (more)
The New Zealand Herald
Live news updates: April 23
A member of the De Mi Tierra Mariachi group waits to compete at the Mexico Theater in Quito, Ecuador.