Philosophy has to be about more than white men
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5 Islamic Philosophers Every Muslim Must Read
Islamic intellectual culture suffers from a philosophy deficit. While there are a few philosophical thinkers in the Muslim World today none of them enjoys the rock star status that many pedestrian preachers and YouTube stalwarts enjoy. What this tells …
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Hometown U: The young philosophers
Nicole Deren will graduate May 3 with dual degrees in journalism and philosophy. A product of Service High School's seminar program, she headed to college to become a pharmacist like her mom. When she struggled with math, she fell back to an old …
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INGLE: A woman on bill? A winning idea
TRENTON — There's a group that wants to remove Andrew Jackson from the $ 20 bill and replace him with a woman. Let's get it done. The Women On 20s organization chose the $ 20 bill because the year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of …
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Mom's million dollar idea?
(John Clark/The Gaston Gazette) Marni Peters and her children Pierce, left, and Tesla, right, with PetPaks. By Adam Orr. Published: Sunday, April 5, 2015 at 03:22 PM. Somewhere high above the eastern seaboard a frazzled young mother had a problem.
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Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) March 12, 2015
Georgia State University College of Law’s Center for Law, Health & Society will host bestselling author and award-winning journalist Seth Mnookin, who will discuss vaccinations and the media’s role in creating public health scares, at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 25, in the Speakers Auditorium in the Student Center.
Following his lecture “Misinformation and Measles: The Disneyland Outbreak, Public Health and the Nature of Truth,” there will be a reception and signing for his latest book, “Panic Virus.” The book won the National Association of Science Writers 2012 Science in Society Award. Mnookin will speak during a two-part lecture series on “Understanding the Vaccine Debates.”
“Based on his meticulous research for his award-winning book, Seth Mnookin conveys the complex issues of vaccine science, public health policy and the anti-vaccine movement in a straightforward, easily understandable manner,” said Leslie E. Wolf, professor of law and director for the Center for Law, Health & Society.
“Parents determine whether their children are vaccinated,” Wolf said. “Attendees will better be able to make informed decisions based on good science instead of fear, fear often perpetuated by media.”
The Center for Law, Health & Society also will host public health law scholar Ross Silverman, professor of health policy and management at Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, at 11:45 a.m., Tuesday, April 24, in Room 100 of the Urban Life Building.
Silverman, who also holds a secondary appointment at Indiana’s Robert H. McKinney School of Law, will discuss vaccination requirements on school entry in “It’s A Small World After All: Law, Politics, and Immunization Policy.”
“Professor Silverman is a leading public health law scholar,” Wolf said. “His presentation, coupled with Mnookin’s, will shed light on why measles is having a resurgence.”
For the Silverman event, the center has applied for Continuing Legal Education credit from the State Bar of Georgia Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency. (Cost is $ 5 per credit hour.)
Registration is not required for either event, but seating is limited.
WASHINGTON, D.C (PRWEB) February 17, 2015
The Bible, James 4:14, states, “Yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? For you are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes.” If people are just mist, how do our lives fit into eternity?
Written by Harvard Divinity School graduate Carisia Switala, “Eternity’s Secret” answers how a person could exist outside of ordinary conceptions of time. By combining biblical and scientific theories, this book explores possibilities of seeing the future, time travel and immortality. Switala says that combining the two disciplines can prove how one can live forever.
“I had an intense curiosity about time that led me down a path of exploring what the Bible and science have to say about the subject,” Switala said. “After my time at Harvard, I began pursuing the ideas I had regarding time and continued doing research over many years.”
After her mother’s passing, she sought the answer to eternal life with a greater intensity. With her expertise in biblical exegesis, early Christianity, gnosticism, world religions and her research in physics, Switala claims to have uncovered answers to the mysticism surrounding time.
“The truth about humanity’s destiny depends on decoding time,” Switala said. “A good place to start is with the revelations of both religion and science.”
Switala encourages readers to discover the mysteries of time and the secrets of eternity for themselves. Her combination of religous and scientific research, two subjects often thought of as mutually exclusive, brings new thoughts to the metaphysical marketplace of ideas.
For more information, visit http://www.carisiaswitala.com
By: Carisia Switala
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About the author
The idea for Carisia Switala’s book was conceived several years ago when she was a graduate student at Harvard Divinity School. She finally reached a point where she decided to write a book focusing on the insights and knowledge she had acquired from her scholarly pursuits. She lives with her husband, Lekan Obadeyi, near Washington, D.C.
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Pitch Perfect: Selling the Next Great Idea
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Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 04, 2015
Manifestation Miracle claims to be a ‘law of attraction’ type program. This has caught the attention of HealthyandFitZone.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting an investigative review.
“Our Manifestation Miracle review shows that it is a guide that teaches you how to get everything you want from life, using the ‘power of manifestation’. What this boils down to is encouraging good things to happen in your life, such as happiness, relationships, friendships, wealth and possessions,” reports Stevenson. “This is an instant download guide, which means that once you’ve purchased it, you can get started straight away; no waiting days or weeks.”
Manifestation Miracle shows how manifestation reaches into every part of life, one’s personal destiny, feeling the desire, putting it all together and the big picture.
“The guide is not only powerful, but it’s also interesting and easy to follow. It’s really not something that you can pick up and put down at a moment’s notice; once you start reading, you’re going to be transfixed),” says Stevenson. “It doesn’t matter what stage of your life you’re at, this is a self-help guide that truly will help your life to improve. Whether you’re in a good place or a bad place, we all want our lives to get better and we all want to be truly content. This is a guide that can get you to exactly where you want to be.”
“Manifestation Miracle is probably one of the very best self-help guides we’ve ever come across. We think that it is definitely worth a try. After all, you’ve nothing to lose except for the negatives in your life and that, you have to admit, is a pretty powerful reason to get started. We think the guide really packs a punch. If you want to be happy, wake up each day knowing that good things are happening and are going to continue to do so, want to be content in yourself and everything around you, then it can show you how to be that exact person.”
To access a comprehensive Manifestation Miracle review, visit http://healthyandfitzone.com/manifestation-miracle-review
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London, Greater London (PRWEB) December 30, 2014
Last year, according to the BBC, 500,000 revelers packed the banks of the river Thames to watch the remarkable London NYE fireworks display. The 10 minutes of firework mastery involving 50,000 firework projectiles choreographed above the London Eye is delivered at a total event cost of £1.8million. This year, in an attempt to reduce the number of spectators, the Mayor of London has sold tickets at £10 a piece to 100,000 lucky Londoners and visitors who will get a privileged view from the banks of the Thames and Westminster Bridge. Hundreds of thousands more are expected to catch an alternative view, either from a farther vantage point of which there are many, or from one of London’s many high rise buildings along the river. If you are still debating your NYE strategy, check out today’s LondonTown.com NYE guide, with some original ideas for the best, but not obvious London NYE fireworks views, alternative London NYE Entertainment and London Club Nights on NYE.
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Hotels Near the Fireworks
IMPORTANT: Travel after the firework display will be highly congested. There are 48 hotels within a 20-minute walk of the main fireworks viewing areas around the London Eye. At the time of writing, 29 of these hotels are now fully booked on New Year’s Eve. Of the 19 hotels that still have room availability, there are a number of hotel deals still to be had, including the five star Waldorf Hotel for £322. There are three ways you can book these remaining New Years Eve in London hotel deals; You can see all nearby hotel deals live on the London NYE HotelMap or on LondonTown.com or by calling Freephone 0800 LONDON (outside UK +44 207 437 4370)
Watch the BBC coverage of last year’s New Years Eve fireworks in London. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Jp9_sgJcN0
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London hotel booking line for New Years Eve
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Cypress, CA (PRWEB) December 31, 2014
Dr. Rumala comes to Trident from Mentoring in Medicine in New York, NY, where she served as the Interim Research Director. As part of this role, she provided leadership for evidence-based research scholarship and strategic planning. She will report to Dr. Holly Orozco, Dean of the College of Health Sciences and College of Education.
“Dr. Rumala’s impressive professional, research, and educational experience is an asset for the entire Trident University community. Her addition to the College of Health Sciences gives the school an innovative educator with a modern, solution-oriented outlook,” Dr. Holly Orozco.
Dr. Rumala earned a Ph.D. with a Health Equity focus from Columbia University in New York, NY. She holds three master’s degrees from Columbia, including a Master of Philosophy with a Health Equity focus, a Master of Education in International Education Development, and a Master of Arts in Health Education with a health disparities concentration. She earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Biological Science from the University of the State of New York, Excelsior College, Albany. Additionally, she served as a Fulbright Fogarty fellow.
Other previously held positions include Community Engagement Specialist and Founding Co-Director for SPARC (Achieving Successful and Productive Research Careers) at the Rockefeller University Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Director for Recruitment and Student Support Services for the MPH and DPH programs at Hunter College, City University of New York.
Past academic appointments include serving as an assistant professor of medicine in Connecticut and as adjunct lecturer in biology at John Jay College, City University of New York.
“The Ph.D. Program Director in Health Sciences Program leadership position is an excellent fit for me, as it emphasizes a research based curriculum, strong commitment to student success, quality education, affordability, global access, collaboration, and opportunities for professional growth. I was particularly impressed with the fast-track nature in which innovative ideas are implemented. As an innovator, researcher, educator, and creative leader, the culture at Trident is the perfect fit for me,” Dr. Bernice Rumala, Program Director, Ph.D. in Health Sciences Program.
Dr. Rumala’s professional expertise and interests are in the areas of creative innovative leadership, public health, social determinants of health and education equity, community based participatory research, and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics/health professions) diversity.
Dr. Rumala also has an extensive research background, having coauthored articles in several leading journals, including Academic Medicine, PLOS Biology, Biochemical Genetics, Science and Translational Medicine, and Journal of the National Medical Association. She has also served as a peer reviewer for journals and Federal research grant submissions.
Dr. Rumala has received numerous awards and grants, including the inaugural Satcher research award – named in honor of former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher, Award for Excellent Scholarship in Research, and the Excellence in Innovation Award for Presentation and Workshop, awarded by Peking University in Beijing, China for her presentation on addressing health disparities in medically underserved populations.
In addition, she has been actively involved with the New York State Minority Health Council for the past three years, which focuses on policies for bridging the health disparities gap for underserved and disadvantaged populations.
In her spare time, Dr. Rumala enjoys traveling, learning about different cultures, watching TV, experiencing nature, and cooking Afro-Caribbean-South Asian fusion cuisine.
For any media inquiries, please contact Daniel Sloan at daniel(at)sloan(at)trident(dot)edu.
About Trident University
Founded in 1998, Trident University International (Trident) is a leading online postsecondary university serving adult learners. Trident developed the Trident Learning Model, which employs case-based learning in an online setting to teach real-world relevant critical thinking skills to enhance the lives and careers of students. Trident offers high-quality bachelors, masters, and doctoral degree programs, led by a qualified faculty team, over 80% of who have doctoral degrees. Visit http://www.trident.edu or call at (855) 290-0290 to learn more about Trident’s wide range of bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs.