The United Nations International Day of Families is celebrated each May at the United Nations headquarters and around the world. The Universal Peace Federation (UPF) joins in commemorating this day because it considers the family as a microcosm of the global community and because sustainable peace is grounded in the family as the most intimate […]
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According to a recent news release from the Peace Corps, USF has broken into the top ten Peace Corps Master’s International (PCMI) schools in 2011. With 12 graduate students serving in the field as of September 30, 2010, USF ranked tenth out of more than 80 colleges and universities with PCMI programs. Michigan Technological […]
The initiative brings together public and private health care leaders to improve the health of mothers and babies throughout the state. The collaborative’s first effort, a year-long pilot test of a toolkit designed to eliminate cesarean sections and inductions for non-medical reasons before 39 weeks of pregnancy, officially got under way in six Florida hospitals […]
Last week the world celebrated World Water Day and although World Water Day 2011 has passed, the celebration continues all year long! An international day to celebrate freshwater was recommended at the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED). The United Nations General Assembly responded by designating 22 March 1993 as the first […]
Diplomats working for the US Foreign Service are responsible for carrying out the policy of the United States. In order to serve at one of the 265 US diplomatic missions around the world, applicants must pass a series of examinations. The tests consist of a job knowledge test, English language test, essays, oral exams, […]
Dr. O’Rourke is currently the location lead investigator for two sites of the National Children’s Study: Hillsborough County and Orange County, Florida. Her current research will focus on cost effective monitoring of environmental chemicals in breast milk.