First woman tapped for dean at West Point

May 1, 2016

First woman tapped for dean at West Point

U.S. President Barack Obama has nominated a woman to become the United States Military Academy’s first female dean in its 216-year history. He named Cindy Jebb, a graduate of the prestigious institution — also known as West Point — who currently heads its Social ...

Apr 26, 2016

Female recruits in Japanese government hit record high

More than 1 in 3 recruits to government service this fiscal year are female, figures showed Tuesday. Women represent 34.5 percent of the newcomers in fiscal 2016, marking a new high since officials began compiling comparable data in 1963. Among the 7,036 new government ...

Agreement signed for Harriet Tubman National Park in NY

Apr 24, 2016

Agreement signed for Harriet Tubman National Park in NY

A proposal to turn Harriet Tubman’s upstate New York home into a National Historical Park is moving ahead days after it was announced that the abolitionist would be featured on the $20 bill. The Citizen newspaper in Auburn, New York, reports that U.S. Attorney ...