The graduate sure seems to be having the time of his life. 🎓
On Thursday, June 2nd, the Theater at Madison Square Garden was the place to find fabulous New York women of all stripes and colors. But the color to watch for was purple, as in the violet-colored robes of Hunter College graduates. What a fantastic bunch they are.
Arianna Huffington to Hunter College Grads: To Create a Better World, Secure Your Own Oxygen Mask First
I had the great privilege of joining Arianna Huffington, HuffPost's editor-in-chief, at the 2016 Commencement Ceremony of my alma mater, Hunter College. Arianna gave the keynote address and was given the President's Medal by Hunter College President, Jennifer Raab.
Why is there a Universe? Scientists simply don't know how to address why questions. They are out of the present formulation of modern science. Nor do we know, or have any prospect of ever knowing, why there is a Universe.
A newly published book has reminded those who care about social justice in America about one of its strongest and most effective advocates, the late James Dumpson. The book is Reflections on the American Social Welfare State by Alma Carten, and it sheds new light on the life and career of this courageous, lifelong crusader for human rights.
Routine use of antibiotics in animal agriculture to increase growth and as a prophylactic measure to prevent disease in crowded conditions also contributes to antibiotic resistance. In fact, about 80 percent of antibiotics sold in the United States are used in meat and poultry farms.
At EXP, Lee offers a series of highly chromatic works that are richly textured, incorporating the pouring and puddling paint, paired with the skills of the brush. Indeed, the EXP viewer can consider the paintings a unique experience shared with the artist.
Kate Bornstein is a Queer and Pleasant Danger does what a lot of films have not yet done: Shine a light on the life of a pioneer transgender activist and artist, without shying away from the nuances that makes Kate Bornstein the quirky, colorful, brilliant person she is.
It makes little sense for taxpayers to invest in free primary and secondary educations for these young men and women and then deny them the chance to develop their skills. It is an enormous loss of potential talent.
And, bottom line, a large cohort of Mandarin speakers will contribute to our national security, helping guide U.S.-Chinese relations away from the confrontational and toward the cooperative.
Governor Cuomo should veto the legislation. A new mold bill should be written that includes stiff penalties. The bill should also require training of all mold workers, photographic documentation, and third party verification that mold remediation is properly completed.
One of the locales Ken Burns used for shooting his outstanding PBS documentary "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History" is a landmark townhouse on East 65th Street in the heart of Manhattan.
Increasingly, highly educated nurses and nurse practitioners will be providing primary care services, assuming many of the duties that were once the exclusive province of MDs.