Clinton discusses importance of STEM education

Former President Bill Clinton discussed the importance of educating students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics-related fields Sunday during the closing Clinton Global Initiative University service event at Gateway STEM High School. “So here we are, in this outpost of opportunity, right in the heart of America, right in the heart of St.

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Bill Clinton and Stephen Colbert address social justice in CGI U closing plenary session

In a closed Clinton Global Initiative University session Saturday afternoon, Comedy Central personality Stephen Colbert interviewed former President Bill Clinton before both fielded questions from the audience. While details on the interview portion of the event cannot be released until it airs on Comedy Central Monday at 10:30 p.m.

Carnaval brings Latin American culture to Edison

Students danced and costumes sparkled as a sold-out crowd drowned out the music with its screams in Edison Theatre Friday and Saturday nights. Carnaval 2013 – “Arroz con Poyos,” the collective work of more than 150 student participants, culminated in an energetic celebration of Latin American culture and showcased student talent and dedication.

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Grad student serving community with design

Washington University graduate student De Andrea Nichols is working hard to give disadvantaged youths the jump-start she yearned for as a child. Nichols, one of eight students representing five universities and projects, spoke at a press conference with Chelsea Clinton at the Clinton Global Initiative University conference on Saturday afternoon.

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