Brown University has announced a series of new commitments to atone for the
institution’s ties to slavery, including continuing academic partnerships with
several historically Black colleges and universities.
Jeremy and Hannelore Grantham are donating £12 million to establish the Grantham
Institute for Climate Change based at Imperial College London. This is the
largest private funding given to climate change in the UK and will contribute to
the world's response to climate change.
Habbo is a virtual hotel where users create a pixel character and engage with
other users over an instant messenger system. This enables users to be
anonymous, which campaigners believe will help them seek help.
The NSPCC has called for urgent action to bolster Child and Adolescent Mental
Health Services in Northern Ireland, the BBC reports. The charity, which runs
ChildLine, said such services needed to be properly resourced.
The New Hanover Regional medical Center Foundation announced today that it has
received a $2.1 million gift from the Dan Cameron Family Foundation.The money is
to support the hospital foundation’s capital campaign -- Our Health, Our
Hospital, Our Future.
The private $5.1million gift quietly given to Toronto's Hospital for Sick
Children will focus on cancer-related stem-cell research, stem cells from
adults, and stem cells from human embryos, a controversial area of study.
Honda Racing F1 is not only going green but is also inviting organizations and
people to make a donation to an environmental charity and thus appear on the F1
car. Program hopes to raise awareness of global warming.