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Our Italian Adventure/In Italo Veritas

04886866-photo-huffington-post-logo  Kathy Kemper | Founder and CEO, Institute for Education | Posted: 12/16/2013 4:51 pm 2013 marks the “Anno della Cultura Italiana”, a year-long celebration of Italian culture in the U.S. While numerous festivities have been held in the States to fete the occasion, my family and I believed there was no better way to honor the U.S.-Italian […]

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IFE INFO Panel on the Internet of Things (IoT)

KAP_IFE_Coopersmith-061The splendid Kalorama home of UNESCO Ambassador Esther Coopersmith is a place where beautiful things, from oil paintings to figurines to antique furniture, are everywhere. On Tuesday, June 16, the Institute for Education held a salon that imagined a future where the things we use are not just attractive and functional, but also smart.  The […]

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IFE INFO to Host Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, U.S. Supreme Court

600px-Seal_of_the_United_States_Supreme_Court.svgThe Institute for Education (IFE) is pleased to kick-off its Fall Season with “A Tribute to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves.” Justice Ginsburg will be introduced by Theodore B. Olson, former Solicitor General of the United States, co-author of the book “Redeeming the Dream: The Case for Marriage Equality” with David Boies., and […]

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IFE INFO to host The Honorable Al Franken (D-MN), U.S. Senate

thThe Institute for Education is pleased to welcome The Honorable Al Franken (D-MN), United States Senate as a distinguished speaker at a INFO Public Policy Roundtable. Senator Franken will be introduced by IFE Steward and AEI Resident Scholar Norm Ornstein, contributing editor and columnist for National Journal and The Atlantic.  The breakfast is to be […]

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AFRICA AWE, “Visiting Cradle of Mankind Gives Birth to Newfound Respect”

WD photo_largeAFRICA AWE, “Visiting Cradle of Mankind Gives Birth to Newfound Respect” By Kathy Kemper  | Uploaded on October 2, 2012 This summer, my lifelong pursuit of responsible world citizenship continued with a family trip to one of the cradles of mankind: Southern Africa. Gaining a better understanding of the world and an appreciation for different cultures […]

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Transformative Trek: Exotic Vacation Becomes Enlightening Life Lesson

WD photo_largeBy Kathy Kemper – October 2010  My family and I just returned from a six-week trek through Asia Minor, Egypt and the Middle East. We’re invariably asked what our favorite places were. The more I dwell on that question though, the more I realize that it’s not the places that left a mark; rather, it […]

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