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Global education emphasized
According to Darlene Schmurr-Stewart, dean of international student services, five delegations of scholars — two from China and one each from Japan, Nigeria and Georgia — are participating in various events. The week kicked off with a soccer ...
Women's Football Women's round-up: October 2015
Having achieved a new high average crowd attendance during 2015, USA's National Women's Soccer League has proven its buoyancy with the addition of a tenth team. Orlando Pride will take their place for the 2016 season, with the team owned by MLS ...
Federation seeks inclusion of para-soccer in National Sports Festival
The Para-soccer Federation of Nigeria (PFN) on Thursday advocated for the inclusion of the sport in the 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) scheduled for Calabar in 2014. The Vice-President of the federation, Theo Lawson, said in Lagos that its ...
U.S. Women Beat Nigeria 1-0, Win Group And Advance To Elimination Rounds
Nigeria started the tournament well with a surprising and thrilling 3-3 draw against fifth-ranked Sweden. The Nigerian soccer team (nicknamed the Super Falcons) played flat in the next game against Australia, losing 2-0. This is the final game in group ...
International Students Find the American Dream ... in Flint
New York Times
A few months after Abhishek Y. Utekar left Mumbai, India, to start an M.B.A. program at the University of Michigan campus in Flint, his landlord gave him a driving tour of his new home. Dennis Brownfield watched out for his tenants, and he wanted Mr ...
Soccer Star Bastian Schweinsteiger May Sue Over Nazi Doll With His Name and Face
There is also a 12” Napoleonic Action Figure series, 12” Japanese Samurai Action Figure series, 12” Fashion Figure series, 12” Movie Figure series, 12” X-Games / Sports Figure series and 1: 6 scale accessories series (including a 1:6 Scale Army Vehicle ...
ArtsBeat | Wein Prize Is Awarded to a Nigerian-born Artist
New York Times (blog)
The Studio Museum in Harlem announced Monday that it was bestowing its Wein Prize – a $50,000 award won in the past by esteemed artists like Lorna Simpson, Glenn Ligon and Trenton Doyle Hancock – to Njideka Akunyili Crosby, a Nigerian-born ... The ...
U.S. And Sweden Struggle To 0-0 Tie In Women's World Cup
Update, 10:10 p.m. ET: The U.S. and Sweden fought to a 0-0 tie in Winnipeg on Friday night — a disappointing result against the Americans' trash-talking former coach, but enough to keep them in control of their group at the Women's World Cup. The U.S. ...