Former UPS Executive Boosts Pledge To Alma Mater By $15 Million

BALTIMORE — To help students avoid crippling college debt, former United Parcel Service executive and Morgan State University alumnus Calvin Tyler is increasing his $5 million commitment to his alma mater by $15 million to fund academic scholarships. The expanded Calvin and Tina Tyler Endowment Scholarship Fund, created in 2002 to offer scholarships for Baltimore students,

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Premature Babies In ICU Celebrate Carnival Weekend In Superhero Costumes

BARCELONA, Spain — The parents of a set of premature babies had a special day at a Barcelona-based hospital’s intensive care unit after the babies were dressed up in their superhero costumes to celebrate the Carnival weekend. Carnival weekend is a Western Christian festive season that occurs before the liturgical season of Lent. The main

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D.C. Businessman, Yimaj “Steve” Kalifa, Helps Howard University Fight The Pandemic

As an immigrant from Ethiopia, Washington, D.C., businessman Yimaj “Steve” Kalifa is living the American Dream, having built a personal wealth estimated at $100 million. Now at a time when COVID-19 has struck nearly 38,000 residents of the District and killed more than 900, Kalifa is paying back to the community that helped him build

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Researchers: No-Kill, Lab-Grown Meat Will Be $291 Million Industry In Five Years

Despite rising demand for cultured meat and other cellular agriculture products, scaling up production and gaining public acceptance remain challenges, according to industry experts. Cellular agriculture refers to the bio-technology — such as tissue engineering and synthetic biology — to create products that would otherwise be produced using traditional agriculture methods. In the case of

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Popcorn With SDMNEWS: Netflix’s ‘Outside The Wire’ Is Both Ambitious And Formulaic

“Do you trust me?” This question is often repeated in Netflix’s newest sci-fi film, but in the game of geopolitical war, can anyone be trusted? A story about military distrust in the future battleground of a Cold War-era setting is a solid premise for a mid-budget thriller. Netflix, however, tries to take this premise a

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