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HortNZ Scholarship Applications Open To Support Next-gen Growers

Students considering a career in New Zealand’s growing
horticulture industry are encouraged to apply for
Horticulture New Zealand’s
scholarships.

Applications for HortNZ’s annual
undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships are open until
10 December 2021 for the 2022 study period.

HortNZ
chief executive Nadine Tunley says that the scholarship
programme supports students who have a special interest in
the fruit or vegetable industry to pursue their
careers.

“Young people are the future of the
horticulture industry. That is why HortNZ offers these
scholarships – worth up to $10,000 – to support the

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Alumni mull support for education, launch scholarship grants in alma mater

An alumni of the Government Secondary School, Owerri (aka OGSSIAN 86ers),1981-1986 alumni set has mulled support for funding in the Nigeria’s education sector after launching scholarship grants in the school.

Onyewu­chi Okere, eminent Scientist and Chairman, 1981-1986 alumni set of the Government Secondary School, Owerri (aka OGSSIAN 86ers), led the OGSSIAN 86ers in the groundbreaking of the award ceremony.

Okere who is an an Electrical Engineer for more private and public synergy for funding education in the country.

He noted that education is the engine of growth of all nations, saying it not only opens one’s mind to endless possibilities,

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Students express gratitude for scholarship support during Founders Celebration – UMSL Daily

A video during the 30th annual Founders Celebration highlighted the impact scholarships have had on UMSL students, including Opportunity Scholar Afina Fayez. (Screenshot)

Many University of Missouri–St. Louis students benefit from the generosity of donors, who support scholarships to help them reach their educational goals.

People tuning into the virtual portion of the 30th annual Founders Celebration on Thursday had a chance to hear from eight students across a variety of academic programs sharing their gratitude for the scholarships that have and continue to help position them for success after graduation.

Senior accounting major Gabrielle Brown, junior elementary education major

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Europe’s central bank easing COVID-level economic support

The European Central Bank will dial back some of its massive emergency pandemic support for the economy amid signs of increasing business activity and consumer readiness to spend as the 19 countries that use the euro rebound from the coronavirus recession.

Bank head Christine Lagarde was careful to say the shift was only a “recalibration” of existing stimulus — not a signal that pandemic support is being phased out.

The bank’s 25-member governing council decided Thursday that it would conduct its bond purchase stimulus at “a moderately lower pace” than in recent months. Since March the statement has said that

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History and Science Both Support Mississippi’s Abortion Law

Mississippi’s limit on abortion after 15 weeks—which the Supreme Court is gearing up to consider this fall—is supported by historical legal principles as well as the latest science.

The state’s obligation to protect life is rooted in centuries of common law and legal history. The United States ratified the 14th Amendment to the Constitution, which states that no person shall be deprived of “life, liberty or property, without due process of law,” in 1868. Long before that, our Founders outlined the obligation to protect life in the Declaration of Independence, and they in turn relied on the common law tradition,

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FG urges political parties to support women in politics

With less than two years to the 2023 general elections, the Federal Government has urged political parties to be more flexible in supporting women to win elective offices.

FG specifically urged political parties to deliberately leave some offices exclusively open for only women to contest.

The Minister of State (Labour and Employment), Festus Keyamo (SAN), said this during the capacity strengthening training workshop on advocacy and communication for women cooperatives from the Nigerian for Women Projects, which just ended in Abuja, on Thursday.

The event was organised by Development Research and Projects Centre in collaboration with Michael Imoudu National Institute

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China Repackages Its History in Support of Xi’s National Vision

Modern lore has it that Mao Zedong’s eldest son, who was killed in a United Nations airstrike during the Korean War, had given away his position by firing up a stove to make egg fried rice.

That story didn’t sit right with the Chinese Academy of History, launched two years ago by Chinese leader Xi Jinping to counter negative views of the ruling Communist Party’s past.

In November, on the 70th anniversary of Mao Anying’s death, the academy served up another version. Citing what it said were declassified telegrams and eyewitness accounts, the academy said in a social-media post that

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Awards: DePauw faculty and staff members honored for teaching, scholarship, student support

Five distinguished faculty members have won prestigious DePauw University awards for their contributions to teaching, the university and the community. Five staff members also have been recognized by the student body for their outstanding support of students. 

The faculty winners were announced via video. They are:

Samuel Autman and Karin Wimbley, both associate professors of English, were winners of the United Methodist Exemplary Teaching Award given jointly by the university and the church to faculty members who exemplify excellence in teaching; civility and concern for students and colleagues; commitment to value-centered education; and service to students, the institution and the

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