Texas A&M study: Racial, ethnic diversity in schools influence mental health

A Texas A&M researcher is discovering the demographic characteristics that can produce or lessen stress for racial and ethnic minority students in school settings. The study, recently published in the journal Ethnicity and Disease, collected mental health survey assessments among 389 sixth-graders from 14 Texas public schools in urban areas. Melissa DuPont-Reyes, assistant professor at…

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Environmentalist Bill McKibben to give EARTH DAY keynote at CUNY Conference on Climate Change Education

On Earth Day, Thursday, April 22, 2021 LaGuardia Community College/ CUNY will host the first-ever CUNY Conference on Climate Change Education. Bill McKibben, environmental activist, author, and founder of 350.org, will give a keynote address titled, “Climate Education: A Way to Make an Education Whole.” Considered the father of modern climate change education, McKibben was…

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Target Announces Collaboration with Christopher John Rogers, Rixo, and Alexis

Target announced today that it will be continuing its Designer Dress Collection for spring 2021, which previously worked with female-backed brands like Cushnie and LoveShackFancy. This time around the retailer is tapping even more hyped-up brands, collaborating with three diverse designers: Alexis, Christopher John Rogers, and Rixo. The rising stars are adding their signature flairs…

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A New Source for Smoked Trout

With their eyes on Spain and Portugal (and the value given tinned seafood there), Caroline Goldfarb, a comedy television writer, and Becca Millstein, who worked in the entertainment industry, decided that better domestic canned choices were needed. Now they’re in the fish business as founders of Fishwife Tinned Seafood Co. Its latest release is Idaho…

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