The Mayor’s Office for International Affairs Calls for Applications for the 2016-2017 NYC Junior...

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): The Mayor’s Office for International Affairs has opened the application process for the 2016-2017 NYC Junior Ambassadors program. NYC Junior Ambassadors is a...

Indian American UCLA Professor Neil Garg Launches Online Tutorials in Organic Chemistry

UCLA’s Professor of the Year, Indian American, Neil Garg has revolutionized the way students view and study organic chemistry in California. Garg has been extremely successful in getting...
Prachi Makkar with Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President & CEO John Williams at the "Improving Diversity in the Financial Services Industry. A Holistic View." Conference in Newark, NJ on October 19th, 2016. Seen in the picture, from L to R: Seton Hall University Leadership Students Geoffrey Thomulka, Luciano Cundari, Prachi Makkar with John Williams, President & CEO of Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, CA.

PRACHI MAKKAR AT ‘IMPROVING DIVERSITY IN THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY: A HOLISTIC VIEW.’

NEW JERSEY (TIP): Prachi Makkar, who the entire Indian American community in the Tri-States area knows as a versatile young woman and a superb singer of Bhajans,...

American Scientist Peter Wolynes elected to Indian National Science Academy

American chemist Peter Wolynes of Rice University has been elected a foreign fellow of the Indian National Science Academy, an honor bestowed on fewer than 100 scholars...

College Application Week

This week, high schools across New York City and State are participating in College Application Week from October 17-21, a statewide initiative around college planning and application...
Verghese has been given the award for reminding "us" that the patient is the center of the medical enterprise

Indian-American physician Abraham Verghese to receive National Humanities Medal

WASHINGTON (TIP): Indian-American physician-author Abraham Verghese, whose work has emphasized empathy in medicine, has been selected for the prestigious 2015 National Humanities Medal, the White House has...

EB-5 Investor Program Better Alternative than F-1 Student Visa for Indian Nationals Pursuing Entry...

(New York, NY – August 25, 2016) Western Energy Regional Center, a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)-approved EB-5 Regional Center, will host informational seminars in Mumbai,...
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Borough President Diaz allocates over $5.5 million to Bronx Education projects

NEW YORK (TIP): Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announce, August 4 that his office is providing more than $5.6 million in capital funds to 59 education...

Indian-American Sudhan Thomas Running For Key Educational Office In New Jersey

Indian American 9/11 historian docent Sudhan Thomas is running for a key educational office in New Jersey that could help him play a key role in New...

Two Indian American IIT Madras alumni donate $1mn to their alma mater to promote...

CHENNAI (TIP): Two alumni of IIT-Madras based in the Silicon Valley in the United States - Anand Rajaraman and Venky Harinarayanan - have donated $ 1 million,...
Renu Khator to head US higher Education council

Indian-American Appointed As Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council Member

Washington: A top Indian-American woman academic and president of the University of Houston was today appointed as member of the US Department of Homeland Security's Academic Advisory...

New York philanthropist Peter Bheddah pledges $5000 to fund Monica More’s education

NEW YORK (TIP): It is a remarkable story of grit and determination. The 16-year-old Monica More of Mumbai lost both her arms in a train accident after...

Seven top IITs will get a free hand to fix fee structures

NEW DELHI (TIP): Seven top Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will be allowed to fix their own fee structure without consulting the apex council that governs these...
HRD minister Prakash Javadekar speaks at vice chancellor's review meeting at BHU, Varanasi. (PTI File Photo)

NO MANDATORY ENGLISH? GOVT ‘NOTES’ RSS AFFILIATE’S PROPOSALS FOR EDU POLICY

NEW DELHI (TIP): The government has assured a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh affiliate that a raft of suggested changes– including scrapping English as a mandatory language and banning...

Nanak’s Education

When Nanak was a boy of seven, he was sent to Gopal Pandha to learn Hindi. The teacher told Nanak to read a book. Nanak replied, "What...

Indian-Origin South African Teen Wins Big At Google Science Fair

Johannesburg:   A 16-year-old Indian-origin South African teen has won a USD 50,000 scholarship at the annual Google Science Fair in the US for using orange peel to develop...

This, the NY City Department of Education!

Comptroller audit reveals thousands of computers and tablets lost and unused at the Department of Education Unopened Computers and Tablets sit in boxes, some since 2011 NEW YORK CITY...

New York Times Columnist Emphasizes Economic Importance of Higher Education

LONG ISLAND, NY (TIP): “Stay in school” was the clear sentiment from Eduardo Porter’s keynote speech at SUNY Old Westbury’s 11th Annual Faculty Conference, hosted by the...
"Every child will achieve, every parent will be happy and every teacher will feel their best," says Carmen Fariña

NYC’s new education plans aim to diversify more classrooms, restore failing schools

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): The nation's largest public school system roars back to life Thursday as more than a million New York City kids return to class. As...
"Education is the best investment we can make to build next generations of leaders and entrepreneurs and innovators and problem solvers", said Frank Islam delivering keynote address at the annual Iftar-fundraiser organized by the Aligarh Alumni Association of Washington on Saturday, June 27, 2015

Philanthropist Frank Islam asks Indian Americans to Invest in Education in India

Entrepreneur and philanthropist Frank Islam would like fellow Indian-Americans to make a strategic investment in education in India as it is the great equalizer and opportunity creator. "Supporting...

MCI set to be replaced by medical education commission

NEW DELHI (TIP): The Medical Council of India, often in the news for controversial approvals and corruption, is set to be replaced by a medical education commission...
Teachers meet with parents for Family Night on September 15. Photo Courtesy of NYC Department of Education

Family Engagement Grows and More Work Lies Ahead

September is a time for new beginnings and a time to build on the progress we've made as a community. I am excited to announce that family...

SEX EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS SHOULD BE BANNED: HEALTH MINISTER

NEW DELHI (TIP): After suggesting that to prevent AIDS fidelity in marriage was better than use of condoms, health minister Harsh Vardhan has generated another controversy -...

Two Indian Americans and an Indo Canadian Among Forbes’ Top 15 Education Innovators

NEW YORK (TIP): Sal Khan, the Indian American founder of Khan Academy, the revolutionary online education platform, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology Professor Anant Agarwal have been...

Maragos: Preschool education plan needs improvement

Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos has released a report titled “Opportunities for Improving Preschool Special Education Outcomes for Nassau County Children.” A press release said the report finds...
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