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Mary Bernard Laughlin Facts

Mother Mary Bernard Laughlin, S.P., (August 12, 1876 – October 6, 1948) was the Superior General of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, from 1938 to 1948. During her term, she coordinated the 100th anniversary of the Cong

Jaime Escalante Facts

Jaime Alfonso Escalante Gutierrez (December 31, 1930 – March 30, 2010) was a Bolivian educator known for teaching students calculus from 1974 to 1991 at Garfield High School, East Los Angeles, California. Escalante was the subject of the 1988 film

Abner J. Mikva Facts

Abner Joseph Mikva (born January 21, 1926) is a Democratic former U.S. Representative, federal judge and law professor from Chicago.

Ji Man Won Facts

Jee Man-won (born November 20, 1942 in Hoengseong, Gangwon-do) is a conservative South Korean political scientist, journalist and entrepreneur.

Tadatoshi Akiba Facts

Tadatoshi Akiba (秋葉 忠利, Akiba Tadatoshi, born November 3, 1942 in Arakawa, Tokyo) is a Japanese mathematician, politician and served as the mayor of the city of Hiroshima, Japan from 1999 to 2011.

Siegfried Lehman Facts

Siegfried Lehmann (Hebrew: זיגפריד להמן) (born 4 January 1892; died 13 June 1958) was an Israeli educator and founder and director of the Ben Shemen Youth Village.

Mark Crispin Miller Facts

Mark Crispin Miller is professor of media studies at New York University and the author of the book: Fooled Again, How the Right Stole the 2004 Elections. He is known for his writing on American media and for his activism on behalf of democratic medi

Daveed Gartenstein Ross Facts

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross is an American counter-terrorism scholar and analyst. In 2014 he became the CEO of Valens Global, a private company that consults on counter-terrorism, Al-Qaeda, ISIS, ISIL, other insurgent groups and violent nonstate actors.

Mary Trevelyan Facts

Mary Trevelyan CBE (22 January 1897 – 10 January 1983) was warden of Student Movement House then founder and governor of International Students House, London, and founder of the Goats Club for foreign students. Through most of her working life, Mar

Carolyn Laine Facts

Carolyn D. Laine (born May 1946) is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL), she represents District 41B, which includes portions of Anoka, Hennepi

Thereza Imanishi Kari Facts

Thereza Imanishi-Kari is an associate professor of pathology at Tufts University. Before gaining this position, a 1986 paper she co-authored with David Baltimore was the subject of a series of investigations, the last of which in 1996 fully exonerate

George Lindbeck Facts

George Arthur Lindbeck (born March 10, 1923) is an American Lutheran theologian. He is best known as an ecumenicist and as one of the fathers of postliberal theology.