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Mary Frances Clarke Facts

Mother Mary Frances Clarke, B.V.M., (1802, Dublin, Ireland – 4 December 1887, Dubuque, Iowa) founded the Catholic order of the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Initially started in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to provide educational opp

Yong Wook Jun Facts

Yong Wook Jun (Korean: ), also known as Woody Jun, is a Korean international business academic who is the dean of the SolBridge International School of Business.

Eric Lander Facts

Eric Steven Lander (born February 3, 1957), a mathematician and geneticist, is a Professor of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), former member of the Whitehead Institute, and founding director of the Broad Institute of MIT an

Jean Augustine Facts

Jean Augustine PC CM CBE (born September 9, 1937 in St. George’s, Grenada) is a Grenadan/Canadian educational administrator, advocate for social justice, and politician. She is the first African Canadian woman to be elected to the Canadian House of

Woo Chia wei Facts

Chia-Wei Woo (吳家瑋, pinyin: Wú Jiāwěi), CBE, GBS, JP, was the Founding President of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. His work included raising funding and recruiting outstanding faculty for the university. With Chung Sze Yu

Randy Pausch Facts

Randolph Frederick “Randy” Pausch (October 23, 1960 – July 25, 2008) was an American professor of computer science, human–computer interaction, and design at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Sang Hyun Lee Facts

Sang Hyun Lee (born 1938) is the Kyung-Chik Han Professor of Systematic Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary, and director of the institution’s Program for Asian American Theology and Ministry. He specializes in systematic theology, Asian Ame

Kujtim Çashku Facts

Kujtim Çashku (born 5 August 1950) is an Albanian film director and screenwriter who has won numerous awards at international film festivals, including the Critics Prize at the 1996 Bastia Mediterranean Film Festival and the UNESCO Award at the 1998

X. George Xu Facts

Xie George Xu (born June 13, 1962 in Wuhan, China) is currently a Professor and Head of the Nuclear Engineering Program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Troy, New York.

Dee Green Facts

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Ariel Toaff Facts

Ariel Toaff (born 1942) is a professor of Medieval and Renaissance History at Bar Ilan University in Israel, whose work has focused on Jews and their history in Italy.

Alice Shalvi Facts

Alice Shalvi (Hebrew: אליס שלוי, born October 16, 1926) is an Israeli professor and educator. She plays a leading role in progressive Jewish education for girls and advancing the status of women.