Among a university president, American studies scholar; an
anthropologist, feminist scholar; a business executive, civic leader; an
atmospheric chemist; and an astronaut, geoscientist, comedic actress Tracee Ellis Ross was one of six recipients to receive an honorary doctorate from Brown University.
As Disneyland kicks off festivities in the run up to its 60th anniversary on July 17, I thought it would be a good time to remember some of the inspiring words of Disney film characters (and Walt Disney himself) over the years.
According to a post on the NY Times' site, Robert L. Capers is a top
pick to replace Loretta Lynch as U.S. Attorney, Eastern District. In May, Senator Chuck Schumer announced his plans to recommend Capers's candidacy to President Obama.
Tim Wright may be a tight end for the New England Patriots, but there's a lot more than football on his mind. He's worried about today's youth. And to make effective change, Wright
has launched his own foundation--The Timothy Wright Foundation--to
promote the concept "the scholar athlete" to youth.