First Lady Laura Bush spoke at tornado-ravaged Alabama high school graduation
Last week, the Topeka Unified School District in Kansas invited First Lady Michelle Obama to deliver the May 17 commencement address at a first-ever combined graduation event for four area high schools.
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The University Star
Participating in Earth Day events worthwhile, valuable for community
The Texas Wild Rice Festival at Sewell Park was over one week ago, but this does not mean the fun or individual stewardship to the environment has to stop.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Laura Bush, Desmond Tutu to share advice during Leadercast
Laura Bush, Desmond Tutu and the guy who wrote the screenplay for "Braveheart" will join six other speakers next month in dispensing advice about how to build leadership skills by focusing outward, rather than inward.
Bush White House Aids Gillespie's Virginia Fundraising
Ed Gillespie, Senior Adviser for the Romney Campaign, speaks to the crowd on stage during Mitt Romney's campaign election night event at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center on Nov. 6, 2012.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
CURL: Shelly O - The first lady comes in last
Dolley Madison concerned herself with the plight of orphans. Ellen Wilson, shocked by the squalid streets of Washington, took up urban housing .
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Michelle Obama Should Not Be Paid As First Lady, Says Laura Bush
Michelle Obama should not receive a salary as First Lady according to Laura Bush, who could definitely be said to be an expert on the subject.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Not All Presidential Offspring Equal: Newscasts Which Ignored Bush Pregnancy
On Wednesday morning, December 12, 2012, Jenna Bush Hager, the daughter of former President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush, announced on NBC's Today show that she was expecting.
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IMLS Grant Funding Program to Boost Library Workers' Online Teaching Skills
The School of Information Studies , as a partner with the South Central Regional Library Council of Ithaca and The 3Rs Association, Inc., will be developing a program to strengthen the teaching and learning skills of library workers who provide outreach education using online learning environments.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Art Critic: Bush a Better Artist Than Thomas Kinkade
Late "painter of light" Thomas Kinkade was a better technical painter than former President George W. Bush, says art critic Mat Gleason, but Bush's portraits of world leaders shows he's a "far superior artist."
Tue Apr 15, 2014
CNN reporter apologises for Royal blunder
A CNN reporter has been forced to back down on a report she filed poking fun at the Maori customs the royal couple witnessed during their NZ trip.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Jenna Bush Hager's daughter Mila turns one and George W paints her a duck
'I could hear its teeth going through my skull': Woman who survived horrifying bear mauling after she found FIVE digging through her garbage speaks out about her ordeal Happy birthday, Mila! Jenna Bush Hager's adorable daughter turns one - and Grandpa George W gifts her with a duckie painting Jenna Bush Hager's daughter Mila celebrated her first ... (more)
American Library Association
PLA receives IMLS Grant to continue leadership program for public librarians
The Public Library Association , in partnership with the International City/County Management Association , has just been awarded a 2014 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the project, "Navigating Change, Building Community: Outward-focused Public Library Leadership Training."
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Belleville News Democrat
Answer Man: Why do we pay for trips by the first lady?
Glenn McCoy's recent cartoon of Michelle Obama riding in a rickshaw, ordering her Chinese driver to go "chop-chop," prompts a question: Since Obama is neither an elected or appointed official of the U.S. government, why do taxpayers have to foot the bill for her junkets? How do these trips, her recent trip to China for one, qualify as "official" ... (more)
Fri Apr 11, 2014
CNN view on powhiri strikes a bum note
CNN's Royal tour wrap-up report has focused on the 'Maori welcome' to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arriving to New Zealand.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Stephen Colbert and David Letterman: Trouble outside the comfort zone
Stephen Colbert , who will be the new host of "Late Show" when David Letterman retires next year, has a lot in common with his predecessor.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
UAB to offer live local broadcast of star-studded 'Leadercast' leadership conference on May 9
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- UAB will offer people in Birmingham the chance to attend a live local broadcast of the star-studded Leadercast leadership seminar to be held in Atlanta on Friday, May 9, and featuring such luminaries as former First Lady Laura Bush and human-rights activist and Nobel Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
Wall Street Journal
Art Review: All the President's Friends
Dwight D. Eisenhower did it. So did Ulysses S. Grant and Jimmy Carter . Most famously, Winston Churchill did it.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
The Huffington Post
Jeb Bush To Decide On Presidential Run This Year
Jeb Bush says he's all the speculation about whether he'll run for president in 2016 is actually getting him more attention than if he had already entered the race.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Laura Bush attending Colorado schools fundraiser
Former first lady Laura Bush will be in Colorado Springs to help raise money for a group of Christian schools.