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Alliance For Young Artists & Writers
The ALLIANCE FOR YOUNG ARTISTS & WRITERS, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established in 1994, identifies teenagers with exceptional creative talent and brings their remarkable work to a national audience through the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. The Alliance partners with nearly 100 Regional Affiliates across the country to provide creative teens with opportunities for recognition, exhibition, publication, and scholarships. CONTENTS * 1 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards * 2 National Student Poets Program * 3 Jurors * 4 Notable alumni * 5 References * 6 External links SCHOLASTIC ART & WRITING AWARDSThe Scholastic Art & Writing Awards provide scholarships for teenagers in the United States. The Awards program was created in 1923 by Maurice R
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Tyler School Of Art
The STELLA ELKINS TYLER SCHOOL OF ART, also known as TYLER SCHOOL OF ART, is an art school at Temple University . The school was founded by sculptors Stella Elkins Tyler (of the Elkins /Widener family ) and Boris Blai on a separate 14-acre estate in Elkins Park . In 2009, Tyler opened the doors to a new facility located on Temple's Main Campus. An allocation of $61.5 million from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania provided the cornerstone financial support for the new 255,000 square foot building, designed by award-winning architect Carlos Jimenez. CONTENTS * 1 Programs * 2 Student life * 3 Rankings * 4 Notable alumni * 5 References * 6 External links PROGRAMSTyler School of Art is one of the leading art institutions that hosts comprehensive arts and design programs including painting and drawing, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, glass, photography, fibers, architecture and graphic design programs
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Connecticut College
Coordinates : 41°22′42.36″N 72°06′16.81″W / 41.3784333°N 72.1046694°W / 41.3784333; -72.1046694 Connecticut
Connecticut
College MOTTO Tanquam lignum quod plantatum est secus decursus aquarum MOTTO IN ENGLISH "Like a tree planted by rivers of water" (that bringeth forth its fruit in its season
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Columbia University
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY (COLUMBIA; officially COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK), established in 1754, is a private Ivy League research university in Upper Manhattan
Upper Manhattan
, New York City
New York City
. Columbia contains the oldest college in the state of New York and is the fifth chartered institution of higher learning in the United States, making it one of nine colonial colleges founded prior to the Declaration of Independence . It was established as King's College by royal charter of George II of Great Britain
George II of Great Britain
and renamed Columbia College in 1784 following the American Revolutionary War
American Revolutionary War
. The college has produced numerous distinguished alumni . It has been among the most selective colleges in the United States
United States
since its founding
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Our Hearts Were Young And Gay
OUR HEARTS WERE YOUNG AND GAY is a book by actress Cornelia Otis Skinner and journalist Emily Kimbrough , published in 1942. The book presents a description of their European tour in the 1920s, when they were fresh out of college from Bryn Mawr . Skinner wrote of Kimbrough, "To know Emily is to enhance one's days with gaiety, charm and occasional terror". The book was popular with readers, spending five weeks atop the New York Times Non-Fiction Best Seller list in the winter of 1943. The book was made into a motion picture in 1944 , and was dramatized by Jean Kerr in 1946. During the Second World War , Hugh Trevor-Roper
Hugh Trevor-Roper
discovered that this book was used as a codebook by German intelligence
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Copenhagen, Denmark
COPENHAGEN (Danish : København ( listen ); Latin
Latin
: Hafnia) is the capital and most populous city of Denmark
Denmark
. The city has a population of 763,908 (as of December 2016 ), of whom 601,448 live in the Municipality of Copenhagen
Copenhagen
. The larger urban area has a population of approximately 1.3 million (as of 1 January 2016 ), within the Capital Region of Denmark
Denmark
while the Copenhagen
Copenhagen
metropolitan area includes the closest part of Region Zealand
Region Zealand
and has over 2 million inhabitants
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Budapest, Hungary
BUDAPEST (Hungarian: ( listen )) is the capital and by far the most populous city of Hungary
Hungary
and one of the largest cities in the European Union
European Union
. With an estimated 2016 population of 1,759,407 distributed over a land area of about 525 square kilometres (203 square miles), Budapest
Budapest
is also one of the most densely populated major cities in the EU. Budapest
Budapest
is both a city and county , and forms the centre of the Budapest metropolitan area , which has an area of 7,626 square kilometres (2,944 square miles) and a population of 3,303,786, comprising 33 percent of the population of Hungary. The Budapest metropolitan area had a GDP
GDP
of $141.0 billion (€129.4 billion) in 2016, accounting for 49.6 percent of the GDP
GDP
of Hungary
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Stockholm, Sweden
STOCKHOLM (/ˈstɒkhoʊm, -hoʊlm/ ; Swedish pronunciation: or ( listen )) is the capital of Sweden
Sweden
and the most populous city in the Nordic countries
Nordic countries
; 932,917 people live in the municipality , approximately 1.5 million in the urban area , and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area . The city stretches across fourteen islands where Lake Mälaren
Mälaren
flows into the Baltic Sea
Baltic Sea
. Just outside the city and along the coast is the island chain of the Stockholm archipelago
Stockholm archipelago
. The area has been settled since the Stone Age
Stone Age
, in the 6th millennium BC
6th millennium BC
, and was founded as a city in 1252 by a Swedish statesman Birger Jarl
Birger Jarl
. It is also the capital of Stockholm County
Stockholm County

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Oslo, Norway
OSLO (English: /ˈɒzloʊ/ , OZ-loh , Norwegian pronunciation: ( listen ) or, rarer or ) is the capital and the most populous city in Norway
Norway
. It constitutes both a county and a municipality . Founded in the year 1040, and established as a kaupstad or trading place in 1048 by Harald Hardrada , the city was elevated to a bishopric in 1070 and a capital under Haakon V of Norway
Norway
around 1300. Personal unions with Denmark
Denmark
from 1397 to 1523 and again from 1536 to 1814 and with Sweden
Sweden
from 1814 to 1905 reduced its influence. After being destroyed by a fire in 1624, the city was moved closer to Akershus Fortress during the reign of Christian IV of Denmark and renamed CHRISTIANIA in his honour. It was established as a municipality (formannskapsdistrikt ) on 1 January 1838
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Yale University
YALE UNIVERSITY is an American private Ivy League
Ivy League
research university in New Haven, Connecticut . Founded in 1701, it is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States
United States
and one of the nine Colonial Colleges chartered before the American Revolution
American Revolution
. Chartered by Connecticut
Connecticut
Colony , the "Collegiate School" was established by clergy in Saybrook Colony to educate Congregational ministers. It moved to New Haven
New Haven
in 1716 and shortly after was renamed Yale College
Yale College
in recognition of a gift from British East India Company governor Elihu Yale
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Hobart And William Smith Colleges
Coordinates : 42°51′26″N 76°59′07″W / 42.857123°N 76.985407°W / 42.857123; -76.985407 Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
MOTTO IN ENGLISH Hobart: Learn William Smith: Life, Soul TYPE Private liberal arts college ESTABLISHED Hobart: 1822 Wiliam Smith: 1908 RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION Episcopal Church ENDOWMENT $205million PRESIDENT Gregory J. Vincent ACADEMIC STAFF 225 UNDERGRADUATES 2,351 LOCATION Geneva , New York , U.S. CAMPUS small town COLORS Hobart: Orange and Royal Purple William Smith: Emerald Green and White ATHLETICS NCAA Division III Liberty League , MAISA , ECAC NICKNAME Statesmen (Hobart) Herons (WS) AFFILIATIONS Annapolis Group WEBSITE www.hws.edu Demarest Hall, 1919 TRINITY HALL built in 1837, was the second of the colleges' buildings
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Perelman School Of Medicine At The University Of Pennsylvania
The PERELMAN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, commonly known as PENN MED, is the medical school of the University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania
. It is located in the University City section of Philadelphia
Philadelphia
. Founded in 1765, the Perelman School of Medicine
Medicine
is the oldest medical school in the United States . Today, it is a major center of biomedical research and education, and it is widely regarded as one of the country's top medical schools. Penn Med consistently ranks among the highest recipients of NIH research awards, and is ranked 5th on U.S
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William Howard Taft
WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT (September 15, 1857 – March 8, 1930) served as the 27th President of the United States (1909–1913) and as the tenth Chief Justice of the United States (1921–1930), the only person to have held both offices. Taft was elected president in 1908 , the chosen successor of Theodore Roosevelt , but was defeated for re-election by Woodrow Wilson in 1912 after Roosevelt split the Republican vote by running as a third-party candidate. In 1921, President Warren G. Harding appointed Taft to be chief justice, a position in which he served until a month before his death. Taft was born in Cincinnati in 1857. His father, Alphonso Taft , was a U.S. Attorney General and Secretary of War
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Emily Hartshorne Mudd
EMILY BORIE HARTSHORNE MUDD (September 6, 1898 – May 2, 1998), was a sexual and marital counselor and birth control advocate. REFERENCES * ^ "Mudd Family Papers". University of Pennsylvania . Retrieved July 9, 2015. * ^ Celello, Kristin (February 2000). "Mudd, Emily Borie Hartshorne". American National Biography Online
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World Affairs Councils Of America
The WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCILS OF AMERICA represents and supports the largest national non-partisan network of local councils that are dedicated to educating, inspiring and engaging Americans in international affairs and the critical global issues of our times. The network consists of almost 100 councils in over 40 states. Each non-profit , non-partisan council is autonomous with respect to their governance, financing and programming but share common values. Founded in 1918, it has grown to become the United States' largest non-profit international affairs organization. In mid-February 2011, Chairman of the Board Ambassador Marc Grossman stepped down to become the United States Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan , replacing Richard Holbrooke
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