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Graphic-design students have Dinner With Strangers

Graphic-design students have Dinner With Strangers

Five Shepherd University graphic-design students were able to spend time with community members in their chosen career field during the first Dinner with Strangers for the academic year. Ellen Smith hosted the dinner Sept. in her Shepherd Village home and invited guest Mary Watters. Smith recently retired from teaching graphic design at Hagerstown Community College and previously owned a desktop publishing company and freelance graphic design business. Bachelor of Fine Arts majors with a graphic design concentration who participated were…

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Single mom finds her way to financial freedom with help from a Credit Cafe

Single mom finds her way to financial freedom with help from a Credit Cafe

Kristina is a single mom to two teenage boys. She eventually found herself in a tough situation, where she had acquired a lot of debt over the years. She thought she would never be able to pay it all off. Kristina had always had an interest in homeownership, but like many others thought that she would never be able to realize such a dream on a single household income. She began to feel hopeful, though, when one of her single-mom…

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Another Fashion First: Designer Anne Damgaard Selects Dallas for U.S. Exhibition

Another Fashion First: Designer Anne Damgaard Selects Dallas for U.S. Exhibition

Quietly perched along the tip of the Design District lies one of Dallas’ latest art gems. A family-owned contemporary gallery, SITE131, is peacefully concealed within the cluster of galleries located within the neighborhood. Co-owned by mother-son duo Seth and Joan Davidow, SITE131 is a hub for major, private art collections depicting breathtaking views of the Calatrava bridges and the Dallas skyline in the background. Thirty-year art veteran Joan Davidow is the space’s creative genius, drawing from her former careers as…

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Seeing Eye: Architect to address Boardman history group

Seeing Eye: Architect to address Boardman history group

HISTORICAL SOCIETY SPEAKER: The Boardman Historical Society will start its fall schedule of speakers a.m. Saturday at the Boardman Library. The speaker will be Bob Mastriana of M Architects, a firm that specializes in architectural design and historic preservation. He will speak on “The Architecture of the Western Reserve.” Mastriana is a graduate of Boardman High School and the Kent State University School of Architecture. He also studied in Florence, Italy. Some of the many projects he has worked on…

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UK’s Javid says finance sector is top priority as Brexit nears: source

UK’s Javid says finance sector is top priority as Brexit nears: source

LONDON Reuters – British finance minister Sajid Javid told representatives of the country’s financial services industry on Monday that the sector was a top priority for him as the country prepares to leave the European Union, a person familiar with the discussions said. Britain s Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid walks outside Downing Street in London, Britain, September , . REUTERSSimon Dawson Sajid said he was committed to close dialogue with the largest firms in the sector at the…

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How two friends built Revolve into a fashion empire with Instagram influencers

How two friends built Revolve into a fashion empire with Instagram influencers

Two young tech co-workers named Michael, who knew absolutely nothing about fashion, unexpectedly found themselves in the rag bin of the dot-com bust at the beginning of the century. Now they’re running one of the fastest-growing e-commerce clothing companies in the nation: Revolve Group. It was valued at nearly $. billion when it recently went public and, despite a snag here and there, is headed to more than $ million in sales this year. Michael Mente, , and Mike Karanikolas,…

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New York City Bus, Subway Riders Could Face Service Cuts in Fall

New York City Bus, Subway Riders Could Face Service Cuts in Fall

The head of the Metropolitan Transportation ity said the agency is considering possible service reductions to New York City’s subway and bus system this fall to help alleviate a budget deficit. MTA Chairman and CEO Patrick Foye said during a board meeting Friday that there could be “guideline service reductions” targeting some of the less burdened parts of the city’s transit system come September but didn’t provide further details on what that would mean. “That is painful for all of…

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Intel pulls the plug on Omni-Path networking fabric architecture

Intel pulls the plug on Omni-Path networking fabric architecture

Intel’s battle to gain ground in the high-performance computing HPC market isn’t going so well. The Omni-Path Architecture it had pinned its hopes on has been scrapped after one generation. An Intel spokesman confirmed to me that the company will no longer offer Intel OmniPath Architecture O products to customers, but it will continue to encourage customers, OEMs, and partners to use O in new designs.  “We are continuing to sell, maintain, and support O. We actually announced some new…

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Convergence science centre accelerates development of innovative cancer therapies

Convergence science centre accelerates development of innovative cancer therapies

Tumour-promoting pink and tumour-suppressing blue immune cells being tracked using newly developed technology. Courtesy: Masahiro Ono The new £ million Cancer Research UK Convergence Science Centre at The Institute of Cancer Research ICR and Imperial College London brings together researchers from different scientific disciplines to develop a range of innovative cancer treatment techniques. Under the leadership of cancer experts Paul Workman from the ICR and Lord Ara Darzi from Imperial, the centre integrates knowledge, methods and expertise from disciplines ranging…

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Art, Design, Lighting and Furnishings Spanning Centuries and Continents in Rago’s

Art, Design, Lighting and Furnishings Spanning Centuries and Continents in Rago’s

Lambertville, NJ – On Saturday, August and Sunday, August , Rago Auctions will hold a -day Unreserved Auction featuring early th century art and design, modern and contemporary art and design, Scandinavian furniture, garden décor and much more. luded in this , lot sale: period and contemporary works of Arts and Craft design; American and European mid-century furnishings; a broad selection of lighting and estate goods; prints, multiples and works on paper; and antique and contemporary art glass and pottery….

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