O.C. health officials boast 70% vaccination among adults, but total herd immunity still elusive

Health officials announced this week Orange County had reached “a huge milestone” in its fight against the coronavirus, as 70% of residents 18 and older had received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as of June 27. “Vaccination has proven to be a vital component in reducing test positivity rates in our county … Read more

Florida Tech Among Select U.S. Schools in New Global Higher Education Impact Rankings

Florida Tech Among Select U.S. Schools in New Global Higher Education Impact Rankings

669 universities ranked, including five in Florida Florida Tech was among just a handful of U.S. universities featured in the 2021 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings. (Florida Tech image) BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Florida Tech was among just a handful of U.S. universities featured in the 2021 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings. A … Read more

Travel news: Malta, Austria and Guadeloupe are among the destinations opening up this month

(CNN) — How is it nearly July already? With more than half of 2021 already in the rear view mirror, there’s good news as more and more destinations either open their borders or loosen their regulations. In the United States and Caribbean Good news, Americans who want to travel domestically — more and more local … Read more

Ferrari, Rolex, Moncler & Gucci Among Europe’s “Strongest” Brands for 2021, Per Brand Finance

Ferrari, Rolex, Moncler & Gucci Among Europe's "Strongest" Brands for 2021, Per Brand Finance

The total value of Europe’s top 500 most valuable brands dropped 10 percent during the COVID-19 pandemic from €1.96 trillion in 2020 to €1.76 trillion in 2021, according to the latest report by Brand Finance, as Europe continues to rebound more slowly than other major markets. Ranking companies by their “brand value,” i.e., “the value of the “names, … Read more

In Western Europe, hospitals look to quell the mental health epidemic among staff

In Western Europe, hospitals look to quell the mental health epidemic among staff

The Covid-19 pandemic has taken an incalculable toll on mental and behavioral health the world over. But none have been more severely affected than the healthcare workers, who for more than a year now have carried the dual burden of living through a pandemic and serving on the frontlines of the response. Last year, as … Read more

Fashion Brands Are Among the Most Heavily-Targeted by Cybersquatters, According to New Report

Fashion Brands Are Among the Most Heavily-Targeted by Cybersquatters, According to New Report

Fashion brands are among those that are being most heavily targeted by cybersquatters, according to a study from the European Union Intellectual Property Office (“EUIPO”). In furtherance of its newly-released report, “Focus on Cybersquatting: Monitoring and Analysis,” the European intellectual property body investigated nearly 1,000 brand-name bearing domains across a number of industries during the first quarter of 2020 … Read more

WT’s Educational Leadership Doctoral Program among ‘Most Affordable’ in Country | KAMR

Courtesy West Texas A&M University CANYON, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — West Texas A&M University online Educational Leadership Doctoral Program has made the top 10 list of “most affordable” programs in the nation, according to a private ranking website. WT’s doctoral program ranked no.7 on the list above many institutions including Valdosta State University, University of Arkansas … Read more

Three from NKY among 48 from across state to serve on Kentucky Coalition for Advancing Education

Three from NKY among 48 from across state to serve on Kentucky Coalition for Advancing Education

A group of 48 Kentuckians representing various facets of the state’s education community has accepted to serve on the Kentucky Coalition for Advancing Education (KCAE), announced June 1. Under the leadership of Education Commissioner Jason Glass, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), the Center for Innovation in Education (C!E) and the Kentucky Board of Education … Read more

Ahluwalia, Conner Ives & Supriya Lele Among Young London Brands Getting A Major Boost From The BFC

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This year, TikTok has joined the BFC’s renowned NEWGEN scheme as a principal partner. Under the sponsorship scheme, 21 emerging brands will benefit from advice, financial support and expertise: Ahluwalia, Richard Quinn, ASAI, Bianca Saunders, Supriya Lele, Art School, Conner Ives, Stefan Cooke, S.S. Daley, Saul Nash, Yuhan Wang, Per Götesson, Robyn Lynch, Roker, Labrum … Read more