April 12, 2021

Millennials killed print. Will Gen Z revive it?

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Gen Z spends more time reading print than they do on digital platforms. Find out more about this generation and their attitudes towards print By Chaymae Samir From Reuters Community By now Gen Z needs no introduction. They grew up with social media and tech and have never known a world without it. They’re also […]

‘Destruction everywhere’: Caribbean medical school student reflects on ‘desperation, camaraderie’ after Hurricane Irma

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Written by Alyssa Rege From Becker’s Hospital Review Prior to making landfall in Florida last September, Hurricane Irma blew through the Caribbean islands, battering an estimated 1.2 million people with roughly 185 mile-per-hour winds. Medical school students at the American University of the Caribbean Medical School in Sint Maarten witnessed the hurricane’s destruction firsthand before […]

Respect for Creation: Leaders and Religious Groups Confront Climate Change in the Caribbean and South Pacific Islands

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By Julianne Liebenguth From New Security Beat IIR-Climate-Change-15 Climate change is “unfolding as we speak,” said John Agard, professor of Tropical Island Ecology at the University of the West Indies (UWI) at a recent public forum on island nations hosted in Trinidad by UWI’s Institute of International Relations. The “close coupling of terrestrial, coastal, and […]

American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine Resumes Classes in Sint Maarten following temporary relocation after Hurricane Irma

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PEMBROKE PINES, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Four months after Hurricane Irma caused American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) to evacuate students and faculty from Sint Maarten, AUC has resumed classes on its Sint Maarten campus. The medical school has begun a phased return to Sint Maarten after holding its September 2017 semester on the campus […]

Accreditation at Osteopathic and Caribbean Medical Schools

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By LindaAccepted From sdn Osteopathic medical schools are accredited by a different organization from the allopathic medical schools. The American Osteopathic Association’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) conducts on-site visits, generates reports and evaluates how well the schools are meeting their expectations. COCA meets annually to update their standards. They met last June; you […]

Oxford University students asked to use gender neutral pronoun ‘Ze’

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By Brian Freeman From Newsmax Students at Oxford University have been encouraged to use gender neutral pronouns such as “ze” rather than “he” or “she” in an attempt not to offend transgender students, The Sunday Times reported. The policy is outlined in a students’ union leaflet, which also promotes the use of “ze” in university […]