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    Education and Squash

    Squash is often seen as an elitist sport played in the Ivy Leagues colleges and private clubs. Urban Squash in the U.S. changes this idea.

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  • US Secretary of State Kerry (left) and UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond (State Dept)

    Kerry's Remarks before Bilat with UK's Hammond

    18 Nov - UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond (right) condemns a Palestinian attack on a Jewish synagogue in Jerusalem before beginning a wide-ranging bilateral meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in London.

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  • 15th International Education Week

    15th International Education Week

    "This year marks the 15th annual celebration of International Education Week (IEW), our worldwide recognition of the benefits of international education and exchange."

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  • The Amb walking amongst the Poppies at the Tower of london

    Poppies at the Tower

    10 November 2014- Last month, I had the honor of participating in the installation of the poppies at the Tower of London, officially called Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red.

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    2014 Midterm Elections

    05 November 2014 - Map showing the results of the senate midterm election. The states which are blank did not hold a senate race.

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  • US Ambassador Matthew Barzun
    Poppies at the Tower: By People, For People

    10 November - Last month, Amb Barzun had the honor of participating in the installation of the poppies at the Tower of London, officially called Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red  Read more »

  • Worldwide Caution from the U.S. Department of State
    Worldwide Caution from the Bureau of Consular Affairs

    10 October 2014 - The Department of State has updated this Worldwide Caution to update information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. U.S. citizens are reminded to maintain a high level of vigilance and to take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness.  Full text on State.gov »

  • Artists impression of NASA's Maven in orbit around Mars (NASA)
    NASA’s Maven in Orbit Around Mars

    22 September 2014 - NASA’s newest Mars spacecraft has entered the orbit around the Red Planet after a 10-month journey. The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) arrived in the orbit of Mars on Sunday 21st September 2014.   Read more »

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    USA College Day - the largest U.S. University Fair in the UK

    If you are considering undergraduate study in the US, USA College Day is not to be missed! At College Day you will have the opportunity to speak with over 170 exhibitors representing universities in the U.S. and educational service providers. This event is not to be missed by students, parents or advisors. Book your place now!  Register for USA College Day »

  • US Ambassador Matthew Barzun
    Ambassador Barzun's Address to members of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly

    02 September 2014 - Ambassador Barzun addressed members of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly at the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO).  Read more »

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    FIBA Basketball World Cup

    28 August 2014 - The FIBA Basketball World Cup starting on 30 August in Spain has 24 countries competing including the U.S., who announced their team on Monday.  Read more »

  • Benjamin Banneker from the Brookhaven laboratory
    Benjamin Banneker

    Known as the first African-American man of science, was born in 1731 in Ellicott's Mills, Md. In 1773 he began making astronomical calculations for almanacs, and in the spring of 1789 he accurately predicted a solar eclipse; that same year, he was the first African-American appointed to the President's Capital Commission.  Read more »

  • U.S. Cricketer
    Cricket in America

    22 July 2014 Did you know that the first ever international cricket match was held in the United States?   Read more »

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