Archive | September, 2015

U.S. Higher Education: Graduate school enrollment from 2004-2014

September 17, 2015

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U.S. Higher Education: Graduate school enrollment from 2004-2014 First-time doctoral enrollment in history, English, and other arts-and-humanities disciplines fell 0.5 percent from 2013 to 2014. Doctoral enrollment for all fields increased an average annual rate of 1.2 percent during that time period, and grew almost 2.0 percent from 2013 to 2014. _____ The Council of […]

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Nigeria: Update on Eko Atlantic- City of Lagos’ new global business and cultural hub

September 15, 2015

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Update: Nigeria’s Eko Atlantic – Lagos July 2016 Advanced Update https://dilemma-x.net/2016/07/16/update-on-eko-atlantic-in-the-city-of-lagos/ Update: Spring 2016   ___ Video: Eko Atlantic -April 2016 ___ Video: Eko Atlantic seen from above Lagos-May 2016 ___ Avenue 2, a road artery that is located east of Eko Boulevard, the spine of the Business District of Eko Atlantic is up to […]

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Australia: Malcolm Turnbull sworn in as new prime minister

September 15, 2015

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Australia: Malcolm Turnbull sworn in as new prime minister Turnbull wins Liberal leadership challenge 54 votes to 44 votes Latika Bourke Sydney Morning Herald Malcolm Turnbull has received national security briefings and is consulting his colleagues about the design of his new cabinet, and has been sworn in as Australia’s 29th prime minister. Tony Abbott […]

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NASA and Harmonic launch first non-commercial ultra-high definition (UHD) Channel in North America

September 11, 2015

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NASA and Harmonic launch first non-commercial ultra-high definition (UHD) Channel in North America Karen Northon NASA NASA is partnering with Harmonic, a worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, to launch NASA TV UHD, the first ever non-commercial consumer ultra-high definition (UHD) channel in North America. The partnership is the result of a Space Act Agreement […]

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Africa: New human ancestor discovered- Homo Naledi

September 10, 2015

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Africa: New human ancestor discovered- Homo Naledi South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) A new human species has been revealed at the Cradle of Humankind on Gauteng’s West rand, called the Homo-Naledi. This is said to be the largest human fossil ensemble to be discovered on the African continent. Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the fossil […]

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China celebrates 50th anniversary of Tibet’s autonomy

September 8, 2015

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China celebrates 50th anniversary of Tibet’s autonomy Xinhua LHASA, Tibet Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China- A grand ceremony kicked off Tuesday in front of the Potala Palace in Lhasa, capital city of the Tibet Autonomous Region, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the region’s founding. Top Chinese political advisor Yu Zhengsheng will […]

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Australia: Sydney is set to get a second zoo

September 7, 2015

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Australia: Sydney is set to get a second zoo The zoo is the same size as Auckland (New Zealand) and Perth (Australia) zoos and twice the size of Adelaide Zoo. It will, however, be smaller than the not-for-profit Taronga Zoo which sits on a 28 hectare site and has 3,500 animals. The zoo has a […]

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Duke Dumont – “Ocean Drive” and “Hold On”

September 4, 2015

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Duke Dumont – Ocean Drive Adam George Dyment better known by his stage name Duke Dumont, is a British DJ and deep house producer. Duke Dumont has announced a new EP series, Blasé Boys Club. Its first installment, Blasé Boys Club Part 1, comes out October 2, 2015 on Virgin EMI. The first single is […]

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Mitsubishi Estate plans Japan’s tallest building near Tokyo Station

September 1, 2015

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Mitsubishi Estate plans Japan’s tallest building near Tokyo Station The 1,279-foot skyscraper and three other structures will be just north of Tokyo’s main railway station The Japan Times Mitsubishi Estate Co. says it will construct a 390-meter-high building, making it Japan’s tallest, as part of redevelopment project near Tokyo Station. The structure will overtake the […]

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