Wednesday - April 24, 2019
Politics: President Barack Obama Newsletter for Sunday April 21, 2019 ( 10 items )  

Brennan Center Experts Available: Mueller Report
NEW YORK, April 18 -- Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law issued the following news release: Experts from the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law are available to discuss Special Counsel Robert Mueller's findings released today by Attorney General William Barr. The Brennan Center has deep expertise on many of the issues at the core of the report, including: presidential power, securing elections from foreign interference, campaign finance laws that govern the infl  more

Clarkson President Collins Named One of the Most Powerful People in New York State Working In Education
POTSDAM, New York, April 16 -- Clarkson University issued the following news: Clarkson President Anthony G. Collins has been honored by City & State New York, a media organization that is dedicated to covering New York's local and state politics and public policy. The organization recently released its inaugural Higher Education Power 50 list, naming Collins to that elite group. The list honors the 50 most powerful New Yorkers working in higher education. It focuses on the achievements of the   more

Exploratorium Announces Summer Exhibition: Self, Made
SAN FRANCISCO, California, April 18 -- The Exploratorium issued the following news release: * * * - Bold, Playful Exhibition Takes Visitors on a Journey of Identity * * * The Exploratorium proudly announces its summer exhibition, Self, Made: Exploring You in a World of We. Running May 23 through September 2, 2019, Self, Made invites visitors to explore how we form and perform identity through dozens of new interactive exhibit experiences, works of art, and curated collections of cultural obj  more

First-Ever 'Futurists' Symposium Features Alumni Trailblazers at Imagine RIT
ROCHESTER, New York, April 15 -- Rochester Institute of Technology issued the following news release: * * * - Forecasters discuss what's ahead for technology, the arts and design * * * Four of RIT's most profound thinkers and doers will share the spotlight during the university's annual Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival. "The Future of Technology, the Arts and Design," a symposium and panel discussion which begins at 11 a.m. April 27 in the Wegmans Theater within RIT's newly op  more

Former House Speaker Ryan Joins Donnelly, McDonough on Notre Dame Faculty
NOTRE DAME, Indiana, April 15 -- Notre Dame issued the following news: By Patrick Gibbons Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Paul Ryan will join the University of Notre Dame faculty as a professor of the practice for the 2019-20 academic year as a guest lecturer in political science and economics. Other recent professor-of-the-practice appointments include those for former U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly and former White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough. Like Ryan, they bring expe  more

LIU Brooklyn Student Gets Chance of a Lifetime to Attend a Leadership Conference at West Point
BROOKLYN, New York, April 17 -- Long Island University Brooklyn campus issued the following news: For political science major Sidra Shabbir (Brooklyn '20, B.A.), getting to meet Denis McDonugh, President Barack Obama's White House Chief of Staff, was the icing on the cake when she recently represented Long Island University at the 7th Annual McDonald Conference for Leaders of Character held at West Point, the U.S. Military Academy. "I was freaking out! I had no idea he was going to be there,"   more

Operation Semper Fidelis: Base Leaders Conduct Wellness Visit
ALBANY, Georgia, April 19 -- The U.S. Marine Corps issued the following news: By Pamela Jackson Public Affairs When Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany leaders noticed that Henry Jackson, a local Montford Point Marine, hadn't been attending any events or making his routine visits, they became concerned and decided to pay him a visit, April 17. Jackson's daughter, Brenda Jackson, was contacted and a surprise visit was planned with the help of Sgt.Maj. Johnny Higdon, sergeant major, MCLB Alban  more

The Jewish Museum and Bang on a Can Present Meredith Monk and Vocal Ensemble
NEW YORK, April 17 -- The Jewish Museum issued the following news release: Bang on a Can and the Jewish Museum's 2018-2019 concert season, pairing innovative music with the Museum's exhibitions and showcasing leading female performers and composers, continues on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 8pm. Recognized as one of the most unique and influential artists of our time, composer/performer Meredith Monk (voice and keyboard) offers one of her more rare, intimate concerts in her premiere at the Jewish   more

Two UW-Madison Scholars Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
MADISON, Wisconsin, April 17 -- The University of Wisconsin Madison campus issued the following news: American politics expert Katherine Cramer and director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery Jo Handelsman have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The election recognizes the contributions to science and public affairs of the two University of Wisconsin-Madison professors. They are among more than 200 newly elected members, including journalist James Fallows of The A  more

WMU President Elected to Prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences
KALAMAZOO, Michigan, April 17 -- Western Michigan University issued the following news: Western Michigan University President Edward Montgomery has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the academy announced today. He joins former first lady Michelle Obama and some 200 others recognized for outstanding achievements in academia, the arts, business, government and public affairs. "We are pleased to recognize the excellence of our new members, celebrate their compelling accom  more