July, 2014

1040 Initiative hosts event to help education

July 30, 2014 Nemes Education

NORMAN A Norman-area humanitarian organization is redefining what is possible for the African people who live in a world that seems impossible. The 1040 Initiative is hosting an event on September 11 at the Bricktown Brewery to raise awareness and funds for their education initiative, which is impacting thousands of children throughout the Ivory Coast.

The 1040 Initiative, a local 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is building sustainable communities through ‘excellence in education’ by teaching children the principles of integrity, honesty, and love.

Mike Cousineau, 1040i president, says several facts about living conditions worldwide inspired him to create 1040i and enlist the help of other community volunteers, including business leaders, students, and … Click Here to Read More



Jameis Winston says scholarship, free education ‘enough’

July 29, 2014 Nemes Education

Jameis Winston spoke at ACC Media Days, and the reigning Heisman winner said the free education he gets is worthy compensation for his services. … Click Here to Read More



Many expect finance bonuses to decline: Report

July 28, 2014 Nemes Finance

Wall Streets bonuses could be in jeopardy.

A plurality of respondents to a finance industry poll said they expect bonuses to either decline or be non-existent this year. Bloomberg reports that 27 percent of investors, analysts and traders surveyed in its Global Poll said they expect declining bonuses compared to last year, and 18 percent do not expect one at all.

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The quarterly poll questioned 562 finance professionals between July 15 and 16, according to Bloomberg.

Bloomberg cited industry concerns about banks revenue declines due to weakening trading and mortgage businesses.

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July 27, 2014 Nemes Finance

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The problem with sex education in India

July 26, 2014 Nemes Education

Indias new Health Minister has provoked outrage after declaring that so-called sex education should be banned.

Dr Harsh Vardhan has said his remarks were taken out of context, but its inspired a group of satirists to made a spoof video about the standard of sex education in the country. The video has been watched over a million times on YouTube.

India has the worlds largest population of young people aged between 10 and 19 – a total of about 243 million.

Anne-Marie Tomchak of BBC trending reports.

Video Journalist Paul Harris.

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‘Hounded’ is new legal thriller by David Rosenfelt

July 26, 2014 Nemes Legal

Hounded (Minotaur), by David Rosenfelt

David Rosenfelt deftly works in wry humor, a love of dogs and New Jersey gangsters in Hounded, his highly entertaining 12th legal thriller featuring attorney Andy Carpenter.

Andy, who lives comfortably but not outlandishly on an inheritance, likes to joke that he doesnt take on new clients, preferring to spend time with his girlfriend and business partner Laurie Collins, and their golden retriever, Tara. But this case becomes personal.

Police Capt. Pete Stanton asks Andy to care for Ricky Diaz, whose father, ex-convict Danny, has been murdered, and also to house Rickys basset hound, Sebastian. Andy would never turn away a dog in need, but … Click Here to Read More



Ind. Dems deal with education frustrations

July 25, 2014 Nemes Education

INDIANAPOLIS — On the face of it, the battles between Democratic Schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz and supporters and staff for Republican Gov. Mike Pence have been a unifying force for Indiana Democrats. But the scrapping has exposed a deep rift within the party over how students are educated.

The most recent squabbling, at a State Board of Education meeting a little more than a week ago, spurred Democratic board member Gordon Hendry to write a letter outlining his frustrations with Ritz.… Click Here to Read More



SAN BERNARDINO: A second shot at a college education

July 25, 2014 Nemes Education

Kashona Notah at his job at Soboba tribal administration in San Jacinto. After putting his college education on hold for a decade, he leaves for Ithaca College in New York later this month. … Click Here to Read More



Ursuline College rebuilding a year after tornado destroyed gym: Higher …

July 24, 2014 Nemes Education

PEPPER PIKE, Ohio – A year after a tornado destroyed Ursuline Collegesathletic facility, a new one is under construction but will not be completed until June 2015.

So for a second academic year its athletes will practice and play in colleges, high schools and fitness centers on the East Side.

The OBrien Athletic Center was destroyed by a tornado that struck the campus on July 20, 2013.

A new $10 million facility will replace one that was built as a recreational facility in 1973 for 400 students.

The college now has 1,500 students and 11 athletic programs. It was recently accepted to NCAA Division II.

The college received $5.3 million … Click Here to Read More



Newly crowned Miss Tri-Cities talks about importance of higher education

July 23, 2014 Nemes Education

For a someone who grew up in the dry Mid-Columbia, Hawaii provided an exotic place to attend college for Samantha Brown.

The Columbia High School graduate and Miss Tri-Cities 2014 spent two years at Chaminade University in Honolulu, falling in love with the diverse cultures that call it home, swimming with sharks and skydiving.

I really just wanted to go off and do something different, Brown, 20, told the Herald.

She returned to Washington this year, saying she wanted to earn her communications degree at Washington State University in Pullman.

But at the back of her mind was her desire to compete for the Miss Tri-Cities crown, building on her … Click Here to Read More



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