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Wharton ranks third for world’s best business school on 2023 QS Global MBA list
Business

Wharton ranks third for world’s best business school on 2023 QS Global MBA list

Last year, the Wharton School ranked No. 2, tying with Harvard. Credit: Liliann Zou The Wharton School's MBA program was ranked No. 3 overall and No. 1 in the consulting and finance specialization categories in an annual report by QS Quacquarelli Symonds, a company that ranks top global universities. For the 2023 global full-time MBA program rankings, Wharton came in behind Stanford Graduate School of Business and Harvard Business School, which ranked first and second respectively. Last year, Wharton and Harvard tied for second. In this year's report, Wharton also ranked No. 4 in information management, No. 18 in marketing, and No. 10 in entrepreneurship.  ...
Dolly Parton Shares Sentimental Memory of First ‘Hannah Montana’ Appearance
Entertainment

Dolly Parton Shares Sentimental Memory of First ‘Hannah Montana’ Appearance

Dolly Parton shared a sweet statement about her role as Aunt Dolly on the Disney Channel original Hannah Montana.The singer shared an adorable photo of her with Miley Cyrus from her first appearance on the show–which occurred in Season 1, episode 16, titled "Good Golly, Miss Dolly," according to IMDB. In the old photo, Parton, now 76, and Cyrus, now 29, smiled wide as they embraced each other for a loving hug while sitting on a couch from the show's set. "Wow! 16 years since my first appearance on Hannah Montana with my sweet @mileycyrus. ♥️ Time flies! #tbt," she captioned the post. Many fans took a moment to reminisce with the singer in the comments. One fan excitedly exclaimed: "STOP IT RIGHT NOW."Another fan mentioned that the show is actually what led them to discover Parton, writi...
RVNAhealth new fitness class Balance & Beyond is open to the public!
Fitness

RVNAhealth new fitness class Balance & Beyond is open to the public!

RVNAhealth Introduces a New Wellness Class, “Balance & Beyond” RVNAhealth is excited to announce the introduction of its new public fitness class, “Balance & Beyond.” An ongoing twice-weekly drop-in class (come for one or come for all!) that focuses on building muscle, restoring balance, and improving your walk or jog, all while giving your brain a great workout! Balance can be a life essential to preventing falls and keeping daily activities of life within our control. The old adage of “use it or lose it’ doesn’t ring truer when it comes to strength. This is why Andrea deLange, RVNAhealth Physical Therapist, is so passionate about bringing balance and strength classes to the public. “This program is beneficial for so many people -- whet...
Businesses to earn tax credits for donating to Vernon nonprofit | Business
Business

Businesses to earn tax credits for donating to Vernon nonprofit | Business

VERNON — Soon, local businesses will be able to earn tax credits if they donate to Vernon-based nonprofit Opportunity Works Connecticut.TAX CREDITSWHAT: Local businesses will soon have the chance to earn tax credits in exchange for donating funds to Vernon-based nonprofit Opportunity Works Connecticut, thanks to a state program. WHY: The nonprofit is looking to raise $63,000 for a new heating and ventilation system for its building. That’s because the nonprofit, which provides work to people with intellectual and physical disabilities, was recently approved for a state program that allows the group to receive donations from businesses in exchange for tax cr...
Ad attempts to tie political donations to policy decisions
Politics

Ad attempts to tie political donations to policy decisions

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) -Nationally, Republicans are pushing inflation as the fault of Democrats. This ad tries to flip the argument against Republicans.Source: State Rep. Christina Bohannan (D-Iowa City) is running against Congresswoman Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-02) in Iowa’s 1st Congressional District. Her campaign is airing an advertisement on TV9 arguing the first-term congresswoman’s policy decisions on inflation are related to donations to her political campaign.Claim: “Prices keep going up and my opponent won’t do anything about it, maybe because she’s too beholden to the big oil and drug companies”Analysis: It’s worth noting the text on the screen, makes a slightly different claim that “Mariannetee Miller-Meeks took over $1 Million from Washington special interests.”Accordin...
Study: Teenagers Are Not Getting The Daily Exercise They Need
Fitness

Study: Teenagers Are Not Getting The Daily Exercise They Need

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — Sports like soccer, volleyball, football, cross country, and cheerleading have some Boston Public School students working out on a daily basis this fall... but the student-athletes do not make up for the majority. A study from the World Health Organization published in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health journal said less than 20 percent of teenagers aged 11 to 17 are getting the exercise they need. The WHO said the study was the first to show global trends for adolescents' insufficient physical activity stating "urgent action" is needed. The study found that more than 80 percent of teenagers globally did not meet exercise recommendations, 85 percent of girls and 78 percent of boys. "They need someone to tell them to the purpose and the value ...
In letter, Pac-12’s George Kliavkoff cites ‘significant’ financial, mental health concerns on UCLA move to Big Ten
Health

In letter, Pac-12’s George Kliavkoff cites ‘significant’ financial, mental health concerns on UCLA move to Big Ten

In a letter provided to the University of California Board of Regents ahead of a closed-door session Thursday to discuss UCLA's proposed move to the Big Ten conference, Pac-12 commissioner George Kliavkoff detailed "significant concerns" he had with the move, including its effect on student-athlete mental health, increased travel and operational costs, and negative impacts on both Cal's revenue and the UC system's climate goals.Klivakoff's letter was provided in response to a request from the regents for the conference's perspective on UCLA's move, according to a source."Despite all the explanations made after the fact, UCLA's decision to join the Big Ten was clearly financially motivated after the UCLA athletic department managed to accumulate more than $100 million in debt over the pa...