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Catalysts Founder & CEO Lisa Cooper Profiled in The Norwegian American

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Lisa Cooper, founder and CEO of Catalysts, was recently profiled in The Norwegian American. The profile highlights her journey from the United States to Norway, her experiences with racism, and her work to build a more inclusive, diverse Norway through initiatives such as founding Catalysts – a non-profit organization that “works across Norway designing and […]

Source: The Norwegian American


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Washington Post: Trump administration backs off plan requiring international students to take face-to-face classes

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The government agreed in court to rescind an edict from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement requiring international students to take classes in person during the worsening pandemic. The rule, announced last week, was viewed as an effort by the Trump administration to pressure colleges into opening in the fall, and it sparked lawsuits from states […]

Source: Washington Post

Published: June 15, 2024


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The Hill: Harvard, MIT sue to block Trump administration from stripping student visas amid pandemic

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Harvard and MIT filed a lawsuit on Wednesday that seeks to prevent the Trump administration from stripping foreign students of visas if their universities move exclusively to online classes amid the coronavirus pandemic. The lawsuit comes after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced on Monday that international students whose courses move entirely online would be required […]

Source: The Hill

Published: July 9, 2020


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The Life-Changing Magic of Doing Just Enough

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It’s a well-known fact among traveled women that the best-looking men on the planet can be observed at the Oslo Airport. Broad of shoulder, lean of shank, with the wellspring of Viking DNA still flowing in Norway. Less widely noted is that Norwegian women run the country.  Last summer, I left New York for a semester as a lecturer […]

Source: Bloomberg

Published: June 15, 2024


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CNN: The Arctic explorers locked down in a tiny hut in Norway’s Svalbard archipelago

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(CNN) — When Hilde Falun Strom and Sunniva Sorby began a long-planned expedition in the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard last September, their main goal was to encourage conversation around climate change in the polar regions. After spending close to nine months collecting data and samples for researchers in remote Basembu, situated 140 kilometers from the “nearest […]

Source: CNN


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