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Shafik Dharamsi: Are kindness and compassion acts of self-interest?

George Saunders’ moving commencement speech at Syracuse University has gone viral. He focuses on the topic of Kindness. The New York Times released a full transcript of the speech. 688 more words

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Lord Rumi Verjee co-chairs We Day UK

March 7, 2014: Twelve thousand students arrived at Wembley Arena bright and early this morning to celebrate change with world-renowned speakers and performers – what a day they had ahead of them! 170 more words

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Rahman Jamal: Surfing to success in the weird city

National Instruments prides itself on being a bit different, fostering its own ethos that even includes having a 100-year business plan

Excerpt: “We often sit one step behind the applications, but making them possible,” says… 146 more words

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Shafik Bhalloo: TD Canada Trust Distinguished Teaching Award winner 2013

Beedie School of Business lecturer Shafik Bhalloo’s engaging teaching style has won him many admirers in the short time he has taught at the Beedie School – so many, in fact, that it has resulted in him winning the 2013 TD Canada Trust Distinguished Teaching Award. 166 more words

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Football Academy President Altaf Hirani's Street Child Team Tanzania wins global title

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Street children win global title

After narrowly losing the title during the 2010 event staged in South Africa, the Mwanza-based Tanzania street children this time made no mistake to cruise into the podium, winning the 2014 World Cup edition with scintillating 3-1 comprehensive rout over neighbours Burundi in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. 92 more words

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Rashid Alam Hunzai & Team: Invention of Solar/Electric Hybrid Rickshaw

Karachi (April 1) Rashid Alam is a young engineer hailing from Khairabad Raminji Gojal Hunza who recently completed his bachelors in electronics from Iqra University Karachi. 67 more words

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Faizal Kassam appointed Executive Chef at Cibo Trattoria, Vancouver

Born and raised in North Vancouver, Faizal’s early skills revolved around competitive sports where he excelled at badminton and golf.  However, the wonderful tastes and aromas that came from the kitchen of his mother and grandmother inspired him to pursue a career in cooking (but he still plays a wicked game of badminton and is basically a scratch golfer). 53 more words

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