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Note: July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Mary Kirkendall is all about starting meaningful conversations. That’s how I got involved in a minority mental health awareness outing in the park. The event will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 27 in South Park. The event is free and open to the public. Mary Kirkendall “It’s … Read more

Dari Deja: She shares her art with us, prays for peace | Brazos 360

Billy Brown Dari Deja, who is of Russian origin, found a home in Brian with her husband and three children after immigrating to the United States in November 2013. The 45-year-old opened her own art gallery – Degalerie, now on Rosemary Road in Brian – in March 2016. Her love for art dates back to … Read more

Tuck Business School | Virtual Reality GIX brings India to the tuck

by Kirk Kardashian23 June 2022 In the summer of 2021, when the COVID-19 pandemic created uncertainty about travel restrictions and Tuck’s ability to send students abroad in Global Expeditions (GIX)Vijay Govindarajan, Distinguished Professor of Management at Cox, felt there was an opportunity for innovation. In his forty years teaching strategic innovation to MBA students and … Read more

Tribes are showing little interest in offering abortions over reservations despite speculation that it might

Rachel Lorenzo began hearing questions several weeks ago from strangers on Twitter and reporters seeking interviews: Since Native American tribes are sovereign states, and have their own laws, could they offer abortion services on Native lands within states that might soon ban abortion? And are they? Speculation began last month, after a leaked draft of … Read more

Congress signs bipartisan agreement to extend child feeding exemptions | Education News

Congress reached a bipartisan bicameral agreement Tuesday to extend summer child feeding waivers into 2022-2023 that has proven crucial in allowing schools to serve meals to students and tide over disruptions linked to the pandemic. “With 90% of our schools still facing challenges as they return to their normal operations, this will provide our schools … Read more

Flashpoint unveils security offerings for school boards

Flashpoint launched its K-12 security and risk management offering to provide school boards and education security practitioners with tools to identify, prevent, and manage cyber and physical threats. Threat, Vulnerability, and Risk Intelligence reports that threat actors are increasingly targeting schools with ransomware and DDoS attacks, causing school systems to fall victim to data breaches … Read more

Brooks will focus on mental health and family involvement on the school board | Election coverage

Editor’s note: The Frederick News Post is running a ranking of candidates for various public offices in Frederick County ahead of the July 19 primary. Each school board profile will include an audio recording of the full interview. David Brooks, a behavioral health and substance abuse counselor, said he would focus on mental health, especially … Read more

1893 Property Tax Ledger Takes the Ring Road Home | Tennessee News

Written by Ken Little, The Grenfell Sun GREENVILLE, TN (AP) – Forgotten chapters of Greene County’s history are gathering dust in attics and basements. The T. Elmer Cox Genealogical and Historical Library is keen to restore and preserve books of records and other documents so that the information is available for future generations. Christopher Goose, … Read more

Annual Awards Celebrate Excellence in Teaching, Patient Care and More | News Center

Tracy RiddellMD, clinical associate professor of primary care and population health, and recipient of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Teaching Award for outstanding and innovative contributions to medical education. Daniel BernsteinMD, Alfred Woodley Salter and Mabel J. Salter Professor of Pediatrics; Lars Osterberg, MD, professor of primary care and population health; And the Holly … Read more

Campus ministries and counselors join forces to tackle mental health

Street. Paul, Minnesota – With student anxiety mounting, campus ministries are trying to help not only by offering comforts of faith and community, but also creating collaborations with mental health professionals. On the campuses of Ivy League universities, large public institutions, religious colleges, chaplains, and psychologists collaborate, building on abundant research showing that religion and … Read more