Diocese Files Bankruptcy to Avoid Paying Sex Abuse Settlements

New York’s Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre — the largest diocese in the U.S. — has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, seeking relief from a torrent of lawsuits filed after the state suspended the statute of limitations for suing over sexual abuse by priests. A Look at Look-Back Laws The Child Victims Act (known colloquially as a look-back law) of 2019 suspended the statute of limitations on child sex abuse claims in New York state for a one-year “look-back window,” allowing

Texas Children's Hospital Family Wellness Activity Kit

Texas Children’s is here for you! Not only are we working hard every day to heal our patients, but if you’re social distancing at home, we want to help keep you busy and having fun. Check out our Family Wellness Activity Kit at texaschildrens.org/activitykit, which is full of coloring pages, puzzles, healthy recipes, activities and more. Tag us in your photos and use #TexasChildrensCares.

After Harvey: Putting History, Disasters into Context

Inspired by Houston’s recent experience of Hurricane Harvey, UH faculty combined forces to develop a new undergraduate course designed to encourage students to view Gulf Coast history from an interdisciplinary perspective and contextualize disasters such as the Galveston hurricane of 1900, Katrina in New Orleans, and Harvey in Houston, within the broader sociohistorical and political-economic landscape.

Executive Recruitment Ad: Dean, Academic Development

We are currently seeking a Dean of Academic Development who will advance the institution’s proud tradition of excellence in academics, student life and community service. You: Innovator. Pacesetter. Agent of change. If you’re a tech savvy, process improvement-focused Student Champion with a talent for developing partnerships with communities and individuals, we’re looking for you. Your mission: In this role, you’ll provide primary administrative leadership and supervision for academic and resource development at the college.

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