Snapple Fact of the Week: A snail breathes through its foot.
Events this week:
November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month!!!
Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other intellectual abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer's disease accounts for 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases.
-It's the only cause of death in the top 10 in America that cannot be prevented, cured, or slowed.
-Almost two thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women.
-Early-onset Alzheimer's can develop in people as young as age 30.
The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Abroad Program
The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Abroad Program offers scholarships to American high school students to spend the 2016–17 academic year in countries that may include Bosnia & Herzegovina, Egypt, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mali, Morocco, Oman, Philippines, South Africa, Thailand, and Turkey. Deadline:
International Student/Teacher Essay Contest
International Student/Teacher Essay Contest: The Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs has opened a competition to teachers and students anywhere in the world. Essay topic: Propose specific measures for your country (or region or city) to reach one of the United Nation's new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the next 15 years. Deadline:
The Baruch College Now Spring 2016 application is now available! You can apply to enroll in one of the following college credit bearing courses:
· Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3 credits)
· Introduction to Business (3 Credits)
· Speech Communications (3 credits)
· General Psychology (3 credits)
· Introductory Sociology (3 credits)
Note: Acceptance into the College Now program at Baruch College is contingent on students meeting the program criteria as well as space availability in our courses.
Online Application can be accessed via the following link:www.baruch.cuny.edu/collegenow
Deadline for application and all supporting documents: December 1st, 2015