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NYU's President John Sexton's 2012 Commencement speech. #video #graduation

NYU's Commencement Exercises were held Wednesday morning, May at Yankee Stadium.

Arthur C. Ford was one of the first blacks to graduate with a degree in mechanical engineering from Montana State College (now Montana State University). Ford was later named president of New York City’s DepartmentArthur C. Ford was one of the first blacks to graduate with a degree in mechanical engineering from Montana State College (now Montana State University). Ford was later named president of New York City’s Department of Water Supply, Gas, and Electricity, thus becoming the first…

Arthur C. Ford was one of the first blacks to graduate with a degree in mechanical engineering from Montana State College (now Montana State University). Ford was later named president of New York City’s DepartmentArthur C. Ford was one of the first blacks to graduate with a degree in mechanical engineering from Montana State College (now Montana State University). Ford was later named president of New York City’s Department of Water Supply, Gas, and Electricity, thus becoming the first…

Katherine McCormick, first female biology graduate from MIT and millionaire philanthropist, aligns with Margaret Sanger and smuggles diaphragms into the US. Later she funds research that leads to the pill. Following her death in 1967, aged 92, her will provided 5 million to Stanford University School of Medicine to support female doctors.

1917 Katherine McCormick, first female biology graduate from MIT and millionaire philanthropist, aligns with Margaret Sanger and smuggles diaphragms into the US. Unlike condoms, diaphragms put control of fertility in women’s hands. Later she funds researc

Michael Murphy was born on May 7, 1976, in Smithtown, New York. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1998, and entered Navy Officer Candidate School in September 2000. Murphy was commissioned an Ensign in the U.S. Navy on December 13,...

Michael Murphy was born on May 7, 1976, in Smithtown, New York. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1998, and entered Navy Officer Candidate School in September 2000. Murphy was commissioned an Ensign in the U.S. Navy on December 13,...

Captain William Phelps-MISSING IN ACTION-4TFS/366TFW DaNang pilot F-4E , departed DANANG AIRBASE VIETNAM on an operational mission over Laos on November 23 1971. Over target a large explosion was observed by another F-4E wingman .No parachutes were seen and no beepers heard. +++you are not forgotten +++absent of the body is present with the LORD , Born December 27 ,1947 , Home of Record - CORTLAND , NEW YORK , Graduated from STATE UNIVERSITY. OF NEW YORK AT CORTLAND , HONORED - COURTS OF THE…

Captain William Phelps-MISSING IN DaNang pilot , departed DANANG AIRBASE VIETNAM on an operational mission over Laos on November 23 Over target a large explosion was observed by another wingman .No parachutes were seen and no beepers heard.

What is Caitlyn Jenners net worth?  After being the only family member not in her daughter Kylie Jenners announcement video for Stormi Websters birth and Khloe Kardashian suggesting she would be banned from seeing her child it questions whether Caitlyn Jennercan truly be part of the Kardashian/Jenner clan again.  Rumours have also emerged about Caitlyns possible appearance on Dancing With the Stars and could follow in the footsteps of her stepchildren Rob and Kim Kardashian. There is also…

What is Caitlyn Jenners net worth? After being the only family member not in her daughter Kylie Jenners announcement video for Stormi Websters birth and Khloe Kardashian suggesting she would be banned from seeing her child it questions whether Caitlyn Jennercan truly be part of the Kardashian/Jenner clan again. Rumours have also emerged about Caitlyns possible appearance on Dancing With the Stars and could follow in the footsteps of her stepchildren Rob and Kim Kardashian. There is also…

The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt - I've always loved reading biographies and as one of the more interesting presidents of the US, this would be a great book to read.

100 Must Read Books: The Man's Essential Library

The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt - Edmund Morris If you like American history, this three volume biography is probably the best you will ever read.

At his New York University Law School graduation, Jackie Onassis prompted her son to say a few words to acknowledge the good wishes of the gathered press there.

1989 At his New York University Law School graduation, Jackie Onassis prompted her son to say a few words to acknowledge the good wishes of the gathered press there.

Based upon Lev Grossman's best-selling books, The Magicians stars Jason Ralph (A Most Violent Year, Aquarius) as Quentin Coldwater, a brilliant grad student who enrolls in Brakebills College for Magical Pedagogy, a secret upstate New York university specializing in magic.

Syfy has made the pilot of its new The Magicians TV show available on line. Watch the premiere trailer and get details at TV Series Finale. What do you think of this magical drama?

David Norman Dinkins is the first and to date, the only African American person to hold the position of mayor of New York, 1990-1993. He graduated magna cum laude from Howard University with a degree in mathematics. He later graduated from Brooklyn Law School.

PRESS THE VISIT BUTTON FOR THE LATE David Norman Dinkins is the first and to date, the only African American person to hold the position of mayor of New York, He graduated magna cum laude from Howard University.

Lancaster grew up in East Harlem and spent much of his time on the streets, where he developed great interest and skill in gymnastics while attending DeWitt Clinton High School, where he was a basketball star. Before he graduated from DeWitt Clinton, his mother died of a cerebral hemorrhage. Lancaster was accepted into New York University with an athletic scholarship, but subsequently dropped out.

Lancaster grew up in East Harlem and spent much of his time on the streets…

Dr. Josephine English | The HistoryMakers - (December 17, 1920 - December 18, 2011) Community Leader and Gynecologist, English received her B.A. degree from Hunter College in 1939 and an M.A. in psychology from New York University. She graduated from Meharry Medical College. In 1956, she opened a women's clinic delivering thousands of babies, including the daughter of former US Secretary of Commerce Ron Brown and the six daughters of Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz   #BlackHistory #HBCU

Dr. Josephine English | The HistoryMakers - (December 17, 1920 - December 18, 2011) Community Leader and Gynecologist, English received her B.A. degree from Hunter College in 1939 and an M.A. in psychology from New York University. She graduated from Meharry Medical College. In 1956, she opened a women's clinic delivering thousands of babies, including the daughter of former US Secretary of Commerce Ron Brown and the six daughters of Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz #BlackHistory #HBCU

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