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Thai students aim for ambitious political change

27.10.2020 11:42


He was only 7 when he saw his first military coup. Now 21, he is among those at the front of Thailand's growing pro-democracy movement pushing for sweeping political reforms. Fed up with an archaic educational system and enraged by the military's efforts to keep control over their nation, the student-led campaign that began earlier this year has shaken Thailand’s ruling establishment with the most significant campaign for political change in years.

From: news.yahoo.com

Belarus workers, students start nationwide strike in new challenge to Lukashenko

27.10.2020 9:54

Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya called for a nationwide strike to start on Monday to push for President Alexander Lukashenko's resignation. But the opposition is up against economic pressure and police violence. FRANCE 24's Gulliver Cragg reports from Minsk.

From: www.france24.com

Covid-19 shut down campuses. That hasn't stopped students from voting

27.10.2020 9:39

Usually college campuses in Pennsylvania would be filled with volunteers trying to register and cajole the ever-elusive student voter. But during the pandemic, Democrats have had to rewrite their campus playbook to encourage progressive first-time voters to cast their ballots.

From: rss.cnn.com

9-nine-: Episode 3 review - ChristCenteredGamer

27.10.2020 9:28

CCG writes - "9-nine-:Episode 3 takes place in a parallel universe with a different chain of events. When you first begin this story it gives you a refresher of the premise of weird events happening in Kakerus hometown of Shiromitsugawa. After an earthquake destroys the towns sacred shrine relic, powerful artifacts have made their way into the hands of students who use their newfound powers for good or evil. Those who are chosen by a relic are known as users. These events were foretold in a failed anime called Mobius Ring, the Cycle of Reincarnation."

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From: n4g.com

Global Alliance of Universities on Climate launches Climate Talk Series

27.10.2020 9:13


Professor HE Jian Kun from Tsinghua University, member of Global Alliance of Universities on Climate (GAUC)Beijing, China, Oct. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Starting with China’s Long-term Low-carbon Development Strategy and Pathway, the Global Alliance of Universities on Climate (GAUC) launches its new series of Pathway to Net-Zero Climate Talk. The Climate Talk invites renowned scholars from the alliance member universities to share his/her findings around the pathway to net-zero, missioned to provide youth and all stakeholders a wholistic understanding with real action around the world from academia. To get the most up-to-date information about the series, please follow GAUC on social media (link attached).Against the background of China announcing its commitment to carbon neutrality by 2060 at the 75th United Nations General Assembly on September 22, 2020, a huge progress in climate action for China and the world, GAUC invites Professor HE Jian Kun from Tsinghua University to share China’s strategy in achieving long-term low-carbon development. Professor HE is the Deputy Chair of China's National Expert Committee on Climate Change, Director of the Academic Committee of the Institute of Climate Change and Sustainable Development (ICCSD)of Tsinghua University, as well as GAUC’s Co-Chair of Academic Committee.The talk receives support from ICCSD while serving as the 16th Climate Change Global Lecture, a world-wide dialogue program created by ICCSD in climate. The Lecture has recently become a postgraduate course offered by ICCSD for Tsinghua students.Time: Oct 27 20:00-21:30 PM (UTC+8)Language: Chinese, English (Translation)Sign up now at: https://bit.ly/2HmmT0kGAUC ClimateChange GlobalLectures 【ABOUT GAUC】At the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting at Davos in January 2019, eight global universities have expressed their shared commitment to combat climate change. The Global Alliance of Universities on Climate (GAUC) was formally established on May 29th, 2019. GAUC is initiated by Tsinghua University, and the fourteen member universities include * Australian National University, * the University of California Berkeley, * the University of Cambridge, * Columbia University, * Imperial College London, * the London School of Economics and Political Science, * Massachusetts Institute of Technology, * the University of Tokyo, * Tsinghua University, * the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, * the Indian Institute of Science, Sciences Po, * The University of Oxford, and * Stellenbosch University.GAUC is missioned to advance climate change solutions through research, education, and public outreach, and to partner with industry, non-profit and government organizations to promote rapid implementation from local to global scales. GAUC will pursue this mission by promoting exchange and cooperation among member universities and providing leadership of global higher education efforts addressing climate change.GAUC’s work will focus on joint research, talent cultivation, student exchanges, green and carbon-neutral campus implementation, public engagement and other major aspects, including the strengthening of bilateral or multilateral cooperative research on key scientific, technological and economic policy issues related to climate change, economy and policy, the promotion of technological innovation and policy development, and the establishment of joint learning projects to promote exchanges and cooperation among young students around the world, and enhance public awareness and mobilize more climate change action through greater cooperation with related stakeholders.GAUC’s social media List Twitter              GAUC_News, https://twitter.com/GAUC_News Facebook          GAUC_News, https://www.facebook.com/GAUCNews LinkedIn           global-alliance-of-universities-on-climate, https://www.linkedin.com/company/global-alliance-of-universities-on-climate/Instagram        gauc_news, https://www.instagram.com/gauc_news/YouTube           Global Alliance of Universities on Climate, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBaZKLsF_gafjOYmWFW26uw?view_as=subscriberAttachment * Picture1 CONTACT: Fu Yanan ICCSD, Tsinghua University fuyanan@tsinghua.edu.cn

Pakistan explosion: Bomb blast at Islamic seminary in Peshawar kills seven students and injures 70

27.10.2020 3:00

At least seven children have been killed and 70 others have been hurt in a powerful bomb blast that ripped through an Islamic seminary in Pakistan, officials have said.

From: www.standard.co.uk

How The Pandemic Is Affecting College Student Transfers

27.10.2020 2:00

Transfers from community colleges to four-year institutions increased by 2.6% in the first fall semester of the pandemic. Other types of transfer were down, however, confounding some expectations about how the pandemic would affect student mobility between institutions.

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From: www.forbes.com

Bomb at seminary in Pakistan kills 7 students, wounds 112

27.10.2020 1:10


A powerful bomb blast ripped through an Islamic seminary on the outskirts of the northwest Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday morning, killing at least seven students and wounding 112 others, police and a hospital spokesman said. The bombing happened as a prominent religious scholar during a special class was delivering a lecture about the teachings of Islam at the main hall of the Jamia Zubairia madrassa, said police officer Waqar Azim. TV footage showed the damaged main hall of the seminary, where the bombing took place.

From: news.yahoo.com

The Northstar School / Shanmugam Associates

26.10.2020 20:00


“School is an enjoyable and enriching part of life where students can safely explore their True North” - reads the vision of The Northstar School, a progressive institution established to transform the educational ecosystem. The client’s initial brief was that, a very important part of every child's experience in Northstar be shaped by architecture. The project sits on the south eastern corner of a 17.8-acre barren site located adjoining the RK University campus on - Bhavnagar highway.

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Best credit cards for November 2020

26.10.2020 16:53

The best credit cards for cash back, travel and balance transfers — plus our top picks for students, Amazon and Whole Foods shoppers and Apple Pay enthusiasts.

From: www.cnet.com

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