Tuesday - October 16, 2018
Politics: President Barack Obama Newsletter for Sunday October 14, 2018 ( 5 items )  

Americans Still More Trusting of Local Than State Government
WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 -- Gallup, a research-based, global performance-management consulting company, issued the following news: Americans continue the decade-long trend of being more trusting of their local government than of their state government. Currently, 72 percent of U.S. adults say they have a "great deal" or a "fair amount" of trust in their local government, compared with 63 percent who say the same about their state government. The latest ratings, recorded in Gallup's annual Governance  more

Former Secretary of State John Kerry to Visit Tufts University
SOMERVILLE, Massachusetts, Oct. 11 -- Tufts University issued the following news release: The Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University will host former United States Secretary of State and Senator (D-Mass.) John Kerry on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 6:30 p.m. in Cohen Auditorium at Aidekman Arts Center on Tufts' Medford/Somerville campus. Kerry will discuss his distinguished career in public service and the current state of foreign affairs, as well as his service in Vietnam and his  more

Sexual Assault Victims' Advocate Coming to Farmingdale State College
FARMINGDALE, New York, Oct. 12 -- The State University of New York's Farmingdale State College issued the following news release: Amanda Nguyen - president and founder of Rise, a millennial-driven civil rights group that was a precursor to the #MeToo movement - is coming to Farmingdale State College to share her story as a sexual assault victim, and provide insight into the federal Sexual Assault Survivors' Bill of Rights she helped draft. The lecture is scheduled for Monday, 10/22, at 11 a.m.  more

UAH Celebrates 10 Years of Poetry Out Loud!
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama, Oct. 9 -- The University of Alabama's Huntsville campus issued the following news: The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) and the Department of English is celebrating 10 years of hosting the Poetry Out Loud competition. Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation and locally by the Huntsville Literary Association, the contest is the nation's largest youth poetry recitation competition. "The students who compete year after year blow us   more

University of California San Diego: 2018 Revelle Medal Recipients Announced
LA JOLLA, California, Oct. 11 -- The University of California San Diego issued the following news release: One is a former chancellor who shattered glass ceilings. Another participated in an historic trek up Mount Everest to make the first physiological measurements on its summit. Yet another was instrumental to President Barack Obama's Brain Research through Advancing Innovation Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative. Still another established UC San Diego as a powerhouse in political science ed  more