Tag Archives: Culture

Cutting-edge curriculum: How to fight underrepresentation in computer science

(BPT) – These days, computer science is important. Really important. Nearly every part of our lives is influenced by computers. So, why is diversity in this field still so hard to find? The problem starts early. According to the College Board, in spite of comprising 15% of the American high school student body, Black students made up only 3.5% of

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First Major Reinstallation of Art of Native America: The Charles and Valerie Diker Collection, Opens April 12

Rotation of the long-term display features recently acquired work by contemporary Indigenous artists  Exhibition Dates: April 12, 2021–ongoing Exhibition Location:  The Met Fifth Avenue, Gallery 746, The Erving and Joyce Wolf Gallery On April 12, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will unveil the first major reinstallation of Art of Native America: The Charles and Valerie Diker Collection, the long-term display that

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The New York Public Library Announces the Finalists for the 2021 Young Lions Fiction Award

The New York Public Library is excited to announce the finalists for the twenty-first annual Young Lions Fiction Award, honoring the work of several brilliant young authors. The finalists are: Meng Jin for Little Gods; Catherine Lacey for Pew; Hilary Leichter for Temporary;  Brandon Taylor for Real Life; C Pam Zhang for How Much of These Hills Is Gold.  Making its debut in 2001, the

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L.A. Metro Board awards Sepulveda Transit Corridor Partners — Bechtel innovative pre-development contract to create rail transit solution for one of the Nation’s most congested freeway corridors

$69.9 million contract to advance high-speed, high-capacity rail proposal to connect San Fernando Valley to West Los Angeles & relieve I-405 /PRNewswire/ — Sepulveda Transit Corridor Partners — Bechtel (STCP) has been awarded a Pre-Development Agreement (PDA) contract by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) to advance its rail transit solution to potentially ease congestion on the notorious I-405

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Brands: You Have a Duty To Protect Your Consumers’ and Employees’ Right to Vote

New research from OBERLAND reveals that consumers of the nation’s largest brands believe the companies have a duty to protect the right to vote. /PRNewswire/ — As activists gather today at AT&T headquarters in Texas to protect the right to vote, lawmakers continue to file bills to restrict voting access across the state. This is not limited to Texas, however, as politicians nationwide

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Champions for Change: AmericanLeaderZ Hosts ‘Stop Asian Hate March for Freedom and Justice’ in New York City April 9-10

A Global Movement to Stop Asian Hate, AmericanLeaderZ and CoalitionZ Lead the Way in Guiding Change Through #10Demands (Newswire.com) – Martin Luther King Jr. famously spoke: “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Truer words have never been spoken, and the country finds itself amid a slew of injustices from every corner of the nation. Everyone has seen the headlines,

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Viktor&Rolf Mariage Spring/Summer 2022

With Viktor&Rolf Mariage, fashion artists Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren introduced bridalwear with a fashion edge. This season, they celebrate the 5 year anniversary of the Mariage collection – through highlighting its modern and glamorous approach to bridalwear with a twist. Presenting ‘Dial V&R for Mariage’ a contemporary film noir mood, creating a feeling of suspense juxtaposed by glam Hollywood

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Prada Linea Rossa Summer/Spring 2021

For Spring/Summer 2021, the Prada Linea Rossa campaign reinvents the brand’s iconic ‘red line’ as the demarcations of spaces designated for sport, universal markers recognised in communities around the world. Skate parks across the diverse terrains of Los Angeles (USA) and Shanghai (China) are united through these delineations – marking out new territories and spaces for activity, for unity within communities. Photographed

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Museum of Arts and Design Collection Exhibition Highlights Craft’s Advancements from 1950s to Today

Craft Front & CenterMay 22, 2021—February 13, 2022 Once at the margins of the art world, today craft is front and center in art galleries, museums, and fairs, widely recognized for its expressive potential and cultural significance. On view at the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) from May 22 to Feb. 13, 2022, Craft Front & Center brings together more than

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Douglas Elliman Development Marketing Named Exclusive Marketing and Sales Brokerage for 53 West 53 by Pritzker Prize-winning Architect Jean Nouvel

53 West 53 is an inimitable addition to the New York City skyline with museum-like finishes and design. Perched atop the Museum of Modern Art, the building offers unrivaled services and panoramic views of Manhattan. /PRNewswire/ — Douglas Elliman Development Marketing announced today that the firm has been appointed as the exclusive marketing and sales agent for 53 West 53 developed by Singapore-based luxury developer

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