Among the 12 names on the list of this year’s inductees into the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame is that for a time, became frantically cleaned of all books history, awards and trophy of college football: Joe Paterno.
Penn State Athletics announced Tuesday that the legendary – and legendary football coach disgraced – would be inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Sports of Pennsylvania in October.
Career stage, 62 years of Paterno, coaching Nittany Lions of Penn State included a record wins 409 and two national championships. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2006, while he was still coach of Penn State.
But he was ousted in disgrace after his coach of long date, Jerry Sandusky, turned have abused sexually at least eight young boys. Penn State leaders, including Paterno, were accused of failing to protect children from Sandusky and then to conceal the crimes.
Paterno, 85, affectionately nicknamed “Rita” and had been virtually deified in the Alumni and students of Penn State. He died from complications of lung cancer, two months after he was laid off in 2011.
In the period between his shooting and his death, Paterno was 112 wins stripped of its file in the context of sanctions against Penn State for the scandal of Sandusky. Name of Paterno has been removed from the Big Ten trophy Championship and the references to him werewiped Sport Awards and lectures named in his honour.
After that it has been raised, students rioted in protest. The community largely blocked by Paterno and critical the rush of the media to the judgment – cursing Sandusky.
Calls to the sons of Jay Paterno, who vigorously defended the legacy of his father and who is expected to receive the price of Fame on behalf of his father, were not immediately returned.
As “Pomp and Circumstance” played on the graduation day, you probably think about how much you learned in class and successful career College has prepared you for. But the chances are that your school did not include actual financial tips for new graduates in the context of its curriculum.
Class of 2015, should not remain in the dark. Mark Waldman, a placement and advisor Professor of personal finance former at American University in Washington, D.C., is there to give you a last category: finance personal 101. Follow his advice to set yourself for financial success today and in the decades to come.
1 spend as a student
After years of cafeteria food and live with loads of roommates, get your first paycheck might make you feel like you’ve won the lottery. But don’t start spending like a Kardashian. You came alive so far on the budget of a student, Waldman said, so do your best to stay frugal.For example, which can mean living with your current phone for awhile, said.
‘Buy the generation who will go out and get a lot of stuff on it’, said.
Use a budgeting application to manage your daily expenses and to keep an eye on where you might be too much spending. A good rule is to keep your costs of housing less than 30 percent of your income if you can. To focus to put the majority of your money in savings or debt repayment, treat you from time to time with a dinner out or a daytrip with friends.
2 developed a plan to repay student loans
Nearly 70% of graduates of seniors in public and private colleges left with student debt in 2013, according to the Institute for college access and success. These students due to an average of $28 400 in private loans and federal combined. Many graduates, it is a very large number.How do you even begin to pay down?
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Last year he helped to launch the project of girl, initiative of Glamour to help children everywhere receive the teachings that they deserve. Of all the incredible work I get to do in Glamour woman of the year, putting heroes as first lady Michelle Obama on the cover, this is what I shoot more. Why? Because this new generation of girls really have something. They are intelligent, passionate and determined to leave the better world that found it. Don’t take my word for it. As part of the Global relay of the mothers, spoke to Celia Buckland, a second year student at New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois (after a chemistry exam, is no big deal).She preached the truth about everything you need to know about a life stimulating and useful. The high points of our conversation:
1. Yes, #HashtagsMatter
“People like to say that social media campaigns are not involved,” Celia tells me. “I think that it has only a part of the way in which activism is evolving. See #BringBackOurGirls. People around the world support to families and children, which is not something that would have happened only a few years ago. You have the protesters gather on Twitter or mobilize on Facebook – is so powerful. Yes, it is only one piece of the puzzle, but it is important, especially with young people. “We shouldn’t discount it.”
2 ask your grandmother, she knows everything
“I come from a family of strong women. My great-grandmother lived in Eastern Russia, and his family was murdered by the Bolsheviks.She became an artist’s Street in Shanghai, then moved to the Philippines. She and my grandmother were put in a prison camp, “says Celia. “My great-grandmother lived during the war, lost her husband, her family. But she and my grandmother, became incredibly powerful and resistant. It is not always necessary to look beyond your living room for inspiration.”
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers venture capital firm should almost $276.000 instead of the $973.000 sought of former partner Ellen Pao to cover the cost to defend themselves successfully during their discrimination lawsuit, a California judge said on Wednesday.
The majority of the concession of the Silicon Valley venture capital firm would cover expenses for their experts, judge of the Superior Court Harold Kahn, said in an interim statement.
Kleiner Perkins sought almost $865,000 for their expert fees, but Kahn said that a “fair approximation” of what the company incurred to central work to beat back claims of Pao was almost $229.000.
Kahn said that the “allowable amount of those expenses is limited to the work that it was reasonably necessary to respond to the demands of Ms Pao, and not for all the KPCB work, his counsel, experts or those who work with them thought they could somehow be useful to KPCB position in this lawsuit.””
Kahn reached a “fair result”, Partner Kleiner Perkins Christina Lee said in a statement.
“This provisional decision recognizes that our offer was reasonable and made in good faith,” said Lee. “It also recognizes that the cost rules still apply when a claimant refuses a reasonable offer and obliges the parties to go through a costly trial.”
Kleiner Perkins had offered Pao, now interim Executive of the company of microblogging, Reddit, nearly $1 million to resolve before his case went to trial.
PAO accepted and tried to convince a jury earlier this year that venture capital firm had short career because she is woman.
The jury sided with Kleiner Perkins.
PAO, who has said that he will appeal, has offered to its case of the drop of $2.7 million, said Kleiner Perkins in a court filing this month.
SNAFU: an acronym dating from World War II. Situation normal, all F * cked up.
I am a teacher and a teacher educator for over forty years. One of the things I’ve learned is that some people should not be teachers. They may lack empathy for the young, being impatient, have trouble connecting with other people, have too many of their own prejudices, be willing to put in the hard work to master the craft or have their own emotional problems or academic issues. I met intelligent and well informed people that they couldn’t teach effectively. I’ve also met people who struggled academically in school that are very nice to work with young people. Another thing I learned is that while there are many reasons that some people should not be teachers, most of these are not measured by teacher certification exams that focus on academic skills.
The Department of education of the State of New York is now in legal woes.So is my old “frenemy” who created Pearson Education teacher certification examinations for the State of New York. While the Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York Board of Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch push for high-stakes tests for students and teachers and a series of increasingly difficult examinations for applicants for teacher certification, exams have been under attack on many fronts by parents and teachers. Also, in a unusual move, seven members of seventeen Member Board of Regents signed an open letter demanding that the Regents delayed the implementation of the system of teacher assessment requested by the Governor and approved by the State legislature. What a SNAFU!
But the most serious challenge to the regime for high stakes could be by Judge Kimba Wood of Federal District Court in Manhattan. Wood stated that the tests developed by a division of Pearson and used by the State of New York to evaluate candidates teaching was racially discriminatory.The pass rate for candidates of African-American and Latin exams was as low as half the rate for white applicants. According to judge Wood, once this was established, the State Education Department had to prove that the exams actually measure the skills needed to be a teacher. Since it didn’t, the exams are not valid. Another SNAFU!
When most of us think about our elementary school, we think of the old school model – history lesson, writing tablets, number 2 pencils. But for Gen-Z and in addition, the model quickly shifted.
I’ve written about it, we’ve seen how Gen-Z is the most knowledgeable generation with unprecedented access to information, starting at a young age. Some question if the next generation must supervise quite as concentrated itself on physical a four-year college and what will be their primary and secondary education. I wondered who could all these clips our education – boards, number 2 pencils and potentially even physical classroom antiquated become?
I went to the experts to find out. I asked Courtney clicker, biology teacher in great neck, New York, as she thought that technology learning was design and can affect such as increased access to information in the classroom.”Wedding speech examples is really a hybrid, we use physical classroom to share ideas and to work together outside of the classroom with online resources and new technology can be continued.”
Consider the number of available online degrees today and also educational programs for younger students like Skype in the classroom. Wendy Norman, the Director of Skype good social programs, agrees clicker and sees technology and programs like Skype but not necessarily enable access to information beyond the classroom, in the class room as excellent resources for teachers and students, as a substitute for physical education.
The program “provides children access to their colleagues, experts and places around the globe, which would appear otherwise really strange. We are trying more inspiring learning offered by partnering with organizations such as code.Org, TOMS, NASA digital learning network, Penguin Books, and others to make sure that’s a constant stream of experts around the world to connect with. Teachers tell us these live interactions and back and forth, questions and answers with experts is often the secret weapon, to their students learn to get involved.”
It turns out, you don’t have to be Mother Teresa to be a good person. you I have to drop this last piece of cheesecake.
Good, maybe you do not agree. Be a good person after all, means different things to different people – it depends on who ask you. In the viral part of the New York Times’s David Brooks’ “The Moral Bucket List”, he shared his own interpretation: they look deeply good. They listen well. They make you feel funny and precious. These are the people we want.
Curious to see what our readers thought, the good new HuffPost asked people on Facebook and Twitter, “what makes someone a good person? ” Some have said that it is the little things in life, while others have said that it is a little more complicated than that. No matter how they responded to the question, it is clear that there is no one correct answer.
Discover said readers below, and maybe you’ll see for yourself what it really means to be a good person.
Scroll below to read the answers from readers, which have been edited for clarity.
-Connie Downs, Facebook
“I think to be a ‘good person’ is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching!
-Amber Ludlow, Facebook
“Start by yourself – if you feel well in your actions and principles of others will also.”
-maz_hawes, twitter user
“‘ You are kind?'” Everything else seems much less important”
-Lorraine Baldwin Kubala, Facebook
-Sue Jenkins, Facebook
“You know this person who leaves an opening on the road when the judgment before a driveway or thruway so that any car turning or outgoing can pass through? It is a good thoughtful person in their life. such as this thoughtful detail is second nature to them.”
— Venni Martinez, Facebook
“Having good manners towards everyone no matter what age, relationship, status, race, education, wealth or lack of. And remembering to say ‘thank you’ and ‘please.'”
— Diana Irwin, Facebook
Every day of the year, Curious.com CEO Justin Kitch writes a quirky fact, known as the Daily Curio, intended to tickle the brains of lifelong learners everywhere. This is a weekly digest.
Last week’s Curios covered why we forget things when we walk through doorways, the purpose of goosebumps, and a Russian village where every resident can walk a tightrope.
Curio #713 | An amusing map flap
Let’s say you’re a map maker. How do you prove somebody is copying your maps? In theory, all maps should be identical. Suspicious that their maps were being copied, two map makers in the 1930s set out to prove just that. Otto G. Lindberg, the director of General Drafting Co., and his assistant, Ernest Alpers, published a map of New York State that contained one fictitious town called “Agloe”–an anagram of their initials. Sure enough, a few years later.Continue reading
Curio #712 | War card game
Way back in Curio #124 we learned how the maps of the British escape of hid in special versions of games Monopoly sent to their Pow during WWII. Now, we learn that America was also on the, uh, thing. Since the Red Cross-administered the treatment of prisoners of war by both parties, home nations could send care packages to help prisoners of war to survive months of imprisonment. The United States has produced these packages to a top-secret installation of Virginia, created only for. keep reading
Curio #711 | Windshield wEYEpers
Today cars come with a lot of gadgets to protect ourselves (and the purchase of new cars). Cameras help backup, sensors detect objects in our blind spots, brakes automatically to avoid collisions. Now a company called see Machines developed James technology Bond-worthy to follow the eye and the movements of the face of the driver. He uses cameras.Continue reading
What to do to lift your spirits when you’re down in the dumps? Watch TV? Listen to music? Crying and eating a pint of ice cream? Perhaps a better solution is to simply sit outside.
A connection with nature can actually help us individuals happier and healthier. Thoreau once wrote, a morning walk is a blessing for the whole day. And his philosophy has some merit: research shows that spending just a few minutes outside improves our moods.
Happify, a website dedicated to helping people build skills to happiness through science-based activities and games, provides a detailed infographic illustrating the benefits of experiencing nature. Take a look below and then head out to your nearest green space and enjoy the rejuvenating force of nature.
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The Ambassador of India to the United Nations joined a roomful of journalists this week to talk for the first take international Yoga day on June 21.
The Ambassador Asoke Kumar Mukerji established some of the plans for the day in the city of New York, which includes a yoga in the Plaza of the United Nations followed by a major event in Times Square that 20,000 people are expected to attend. In all, Mukerji boasted that even 2 billion people in 192 countries around the world would participate in the United Nations-sponsored event.
While it is clear that yoga is very popular in almost all corners of the world, much less understood are the origins of yoga, including the religious and cultural context in which it grew. Change seems to be the end of the international day of Yoga – and not without controversy.
The idea of the first U.N.-sponsored day was proposed during the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi address to the General Assembly in September of 2014, during which he laid out the personal, social and even global benefits of yoga. The UN adopted the resolution proposed by the Mission of Indians just a few months later, with 177 sponsoring countries.
The international day of Yoga is being considered by the India as a day to recognize the benefits of yoga to promote harmony, promote good health and even help the planet to climate change. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, who is the founder of art of living and is leading the session of yoga in the United Nations, are the benefits of yoga as a mind free of confusion, an intellect-free inhibition, a pain-free soul and a harmonious atmosphere.
Unfortunately, the talks on the international day of Yoga are not entirely harmonious, and this is most evident in the country that led the charge to create the international day of Yoga in the first place.