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Apollo Theater Academy Presents Cinematography – Shifting the Looking Glass on Tuesday, April 20 and Footprint – Design and Creativity in Sneaker Culture on Monday, May 17

Virtual programs, part of the Theater’s Career Panels series, tostream on the Apollo’s Digital Stage Apollo Theater Academy Applications for Summer Internships in DigitalStage ProductionNow Open for NYC-Area High School WHAT: This April and May, the world-famous Apollo Theater will present new Apollo Theater Academy Career Panels, part of the Theater’s education programs, focused on current topics in the filmmaking

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The New York Public Library Launches Its First World Literature Festival Highlighting its Multicultural Collections and Resources for New York’s Diverse Communities

The festival begins April 12 in honor of Immigrant Heritage Week and features recommended book lists, top checkouts, and bilingual author talks highlighting works from around the world The New York Public Library will host its first World Literature Festival beginning April 12, featuring a series of virtual events, book lists, and programs honoring the Library’s commitment to serving the diverse communities

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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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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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Television Academy Foundation Gathers Hollywood’s Top Executives and Creators for College Television Summit Exclusively for Students

Registration Now Open for Three-Day Virtual Event May 3-5Offering Media Arts College Students Free Career Development Forums The Television Academy Foundation today announced it will present the College Television Summit—a free, three-day virtual event open to 1,000 media arts college students—May 3-5, 2021. The inaugural summit will provide 10 online educational and professional development sessions with renowned Hollywood producers, executives

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Chipotle To Offer Free Degrees In Agriculture, Culinary, And Hospitality To Employees

Nearly 100 degree options available at ten universities as part of the brand’s debt-free degree program /PRNewswire/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) today announced it will offer debt-free degrees in Agriculture, Culinary, and Hospitality to all eligible employees in partnership with Guild Education, the leading education and upskilling company in the country. After only 120 days of employment, employees are eligible

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The New York Public Library’s Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers Announces 2021-2022 Fellows

The New York Public Library’s Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers has selected its 23rd class of Fellows: 15 talented academics, literary artists, and independent scholars. The Fellows were selected from a pool of 506 applicants from 48 countries. The class of 2021 includes:  Academics Julia Foulkes, Kaiama L. Glover, David Greenberg, Karl Jacoby, Matthew Karp, and

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Long Island University Awarded New York State HECap Grant To Fund New Drug Discovery Platform

New Cutting-Edge Technology Platform Expands LIU’s Research Portfolio, Provides Opportunities For New In-Demand Degrees /PRNewswire/ –Long Island University, a nationally ranked University, took another step forward to expand its innovative research portfolio with the announcement of a $378,000 award from the New York State Higher Education Capital (HECap) Matching Grant Program. LIU will use the grant towards the construction of an open-access Drug Discovery Platform to

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McDonald’s Black & Positively Golden Scholarship Program is Championing Black Excellence by Awarding $500,000 in Scholarships to HBCU Students in Partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund

Students can apply for scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year now until May 10 /PRNewswire/ — For the second consecutive year, McDonald’s USA, through its Black & Positively Golden Scholarship Program, is awarding half a million dollars to incoming and current HBCU students. Through this initiative, in partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), McDonald’s is furthering its support of the

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Harvard Business School New Venture Competition: Entrepreneurs Adapt in Challenging Times

/PRNewswire/ — Entrepreneurship continues to thrive during a year of unprecedented challenges, with innovative founders identifying novel solutions that meet ever-changing demands and solve new problems. The remarkable entrepreneurs announced as winners during the virtual 24th annual Harvard Business School New Venture Competition (NVC) on Tuesday, March 30 are no exception. The 22 student and alumni finalist teams pitched for a share of

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