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Conde Nast Traveler today announced its 16th Annual Hot List issue. The 2012 Hot List issue hits newsstands nationwide on April 24, but readers can get a sneak peak here! The May issue has become the ultimate insider’s guide to the hottest new hotels, spas, and restaurants of the year. Of the thousands of new properties that opened within the last year, editors from Conde Nast Traveler went incognito to 49 countries to visit 172 new hotels, evaluating each on a standard set of criteria including service, food, atmosphere and amenities.
On Wednesday night, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) hosted a viewing of the museum’s extraordinary collection of Chinese art. Stephen Little, curator and department head of Chinese and Korean Art at LACMA, presented several culturally significant artworks from the museum’s collection for a handful of VIP guests, including art patrons and supporters, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt and their son Pax.
The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the availability of approximately $1.8 million for up to six grants through the Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations program (WANTO).
The grants will support innovative projects that improve the recruitment, hiring, training, employment and retention of women in apprenticeships within industries such as advanced manufacturing, transportation and construction.
Continue reading on Examiner.com Department of Labor announces availability of $1.8 million in grants – National Women’s Issues | Examiner.com http://www.examiner.com/women-s-issues-in-national/department-of-labor-announces-availability-of-1-8-million-grants#ixzz1rDINsdpq
Children exposed early in life to interpersonal trauma, maltreatment or witnessing partner violence against their mothers, have lower Intelligence Quotient (IQ) related scores at 2, 5 and 8 years of age, find researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital and the Institute of Child Development at the University of Minnesota.
Continue reading on Examiner.com New study finds family violence can lower a child’s IQ – National Women’s Issues | Examiner.com http://www.examiner.com/women-s-issues-in-national/new-study-finds-family-violence-can-lower-a-child-s-iq#ixzz1rDI1RUuD