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University Of Virginia Graduate DeMaurice Smith Fights For The Humanity Of Athletes

As the wide world of sports continues to navigate the COVID-19 crisis, circumstances surrounding the pandemic are leading organizations to consider major changes. One of the most influential voices driving changes in organized sports is DeMaurice Smith, the Executive Director of the NFLPA (National Football League Players Association)…

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Princeton Grad, Gita Gopinath, Returns To Campus, Talks IMF And The “Great Lockdown”

In 2019, Gita Gopinath made history when she became the first woman to serve as Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), one of the most prestigious posts available to academic economists. Originally from India, Gopinath came to the U.S. to complete her studies, which led to her also becoming the first Indian woman to be appointed as a full professor in Harvard University’s economics department…

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Stanford University Alum And WhatsApp Co-Founder Returns To Discuss The Implications Of Balancing Profit With Privacy

After working for some of the biggest companies in Silicon Valley, Brian Acton finally struck gold as the Co-founder of the messaging startup WhatsApp. After college, Acton flitted between jobs in the tech industry as a systems administrator for Rockwell International and as a product tester for both Apple and Adobe Systems…

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Science Guy, Bill Nye, Acknowledges Inspirational Experiences At Alma Mater Cornell

Known for his quirky bowtie and long lab coat, Bill Nye is one of America’s most famous science educators. Recognized by millions as “Bill Nye the Science Guy” from his 1990s PBS TV series, Nye began his career as a mechanical engineer for Boeing Corporation in Seattle, where he invented a hydraulic resonance suppressor tube used on 747 airplanes…

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