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Larry Moore

Dr. Larry Moore Reaches Students Where They Are with School of Theology

As an educator who has taught in Oakland for over a decade, Dr. Larry Moore saw a need for schools tailored to the study of theology.

Ford Freedom Awards Honors Unsung Heroes in the African American community Nominations open until Nov. 16

Click here to Nominate Someone   In every community, there are individuals who go above and beyond to positively impact countless lives. Their stories deserve recognition.   In honor of the outstanding achievements of Unsung [...]
Bloomberg Moves To Ban Sugary Drinks In NYC Restaurants And Movie Theaters

UC San Francisco Launches Healthy Beverage Initiative

  By Kristen Bole, UCSF News   UC San Francisco is launching a healthy beverage initiative in an effort to align campus food and drink sales with the growing science about the negative impact of [...]
Berkeley’s three L’Oreal For Women in Science Fellows: Claire Robertson, Sarah Richardson and Ming Yi. Photo courtesy of L’Oreal.

L’Oreal Awards Fellowships to Young UC Berkeley Women Postdocs

  The For Women in Science Fellowships have been awarded in the United States for the past 12 years to help women at critical stages in their careers, such as establishing a research lab after [...]
Oakland Raiders Fullback Marcel Reece (45) is joined by Raiderettes, Raider Rusher as well as teammates DJ Hayden (25) and J’Marcus Webb (76) in leading Oakland’s Bella Vista students in exercises during the 17th annual NFL/United Way Hometown Huddle. PHOTO COURTESY OF RAIDERS.COM

Oakland Raiders Engage Bella Vista Students on Living Healthy

  Students at Bella Vista Elementary School in Oakland had a chance to get active in a youth football clinic with the Raiders on Monday, Oct. 19 at the 17th annual NFL/United Way Hometown Huddle.
In two years, the debaters from the Bard Debate Union at Eastern New York Correctional Facility have become a formidable team, beating the likes of West Point and Harvard. Photo courtesy of David Register.

New York Prison Inmates Defeat Harvard’s Prestigious Debate Team Our prison debate team beat Harvard’s. Here’s how we did it.

By David Register, courtesy of The Guardian   On September 18, after facing off against Harvard at the (Eastern New York Correctional Facility), our debaters were deemed the winners by a veteran panel of debate [...]
Mya Moreno, Morgan Lawson, and Bianca Camello attend Salesian High School in Richmond.

SCHOOL BUZZ: Transitioning to High School for Higher Learning

For some students, high school can be a scary place.   But it has been a new adventure full of experiences, opportunities and knowledge for Mya Moreno, Morgan Lawson, and Bianca Camello, students at Salesian [...]