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School of the Art Institute of Chicago Announces Jiseon Lee Isbara as Next President

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Friday, February 16, 2024

CHICAGO, Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a leader in art and design education, today announced Jiseon Lee Isbara as the School's next president, completing a successful national search. Jiseon, who currently serves as the provost of Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, will step into the role that will be vacated by Elissa Tenny upon her retirement.

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  • CHICAGO, Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a leader in art and design education, today announced Jiseon Lee Isbara as the School's next president, completing a successful national search.
  • Jiseon, the second woman to serve as president in SAIC's 158-year history, comes to the School with extensive experience in higher education and the arts.
  • "SAIC is composed of a community of diverse people, philosophies, pedagogies, and goals, and I am honored to serve as the School's next president," said Jiseon.
  • "I am so thrilled that Jiseon will serve as the next president of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago," said Board of Trustees Chair Denise B. Gardner.

Subaru of America and AAAS Announce Winners of 2024 Prize for Excellence in Science Books

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

CAMDEN, N.J. and WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. , and the American Association for the Advancement of Science , the world's largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals, today announced the 2024 winners of the AAAS/Subaru Prize for Excellence in Science Books .

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  • CAMDEN, N.J. and WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. , and the American Association for the Advancement of Science , the world's largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals, today announced the 2024 winners of the AAAS/Subaru Prize for Excellence in Science Books .
  • "AAAS believes that, through good science books, this generation, and the next, will have a better understanding and appreciation of science," said Sarah Ingraffea, the AAAS/Subaru Book Prize Award manager at AAAS.
  • Awards are given in four categories: Children's Science Picture Book, Middle Grades Science Book, Hands-on Science Book and Young Adult Science Book.
  • With today's announcement, the AAAS/Subaru Prize for Excellence in Science Books has now honored 76 books and more than 100 authors and illustrators.

illycaffè is confirmed as the official coffee of the 62nd Salone del Mobile. Milano

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

MILAN, Feb. 14, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- illycaffè, the global leader in high-quality sustainable coffee, is an official partner of the Salone del Mobile, Milan Furniture Fair.

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  • MILAN, Feb. 14, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- illycaffè, the global leader in high-quality sustainable coffee, is an official partner of the Salone del Mobile, Milan Furniture Fair.
  • The inspiring event will take place on the 16th – 21st April, and it will be the 62nd edition.
  • "We are thrilled to renew our partnership with the Salone del Mobile, the leading international trade fair in the design and furniture sectors.
  • illycaffè is an Italian family-owned company, founded in Trieste in 1933 which has always set itself the mission of offering the best coffee to the world.

RSA Conference Releases Initial 2024 Keynote Speaker Lineup

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Tuesday, February 13, 2024

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 13, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- RSA Conference™, the world's leading cybersecurity conferences and expositions, today announced its initial lineup of keynote speakers for its upcoming Conference, taking place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco from May 6-9, 2024.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 13, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- RSA Conference™, the world's leading cybersecurity conferences and expositions, today announced its initial lineup of keynote speakers for its upcoming Conference, taking place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco from May 6-9, 2024.
  • Dozens of prominent cybersecurity experts and innovators are slated to speak at RSA Conference 2024 from May 6-9.
  • "The Art of Possible is the theme for Conference this year and that's embodied throughout the lineup for our keynote program in 2024," said Linda Gray Martin, Senior Vice President, RSA Conference.
  • White, Former Commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command and U.S. Tenth Fleet
    For more information about the keynote program and to stay up to date with what's happening at RSA Conference 2024, please visit our website at https://www.rsaconference.com/usa .

2024 Game Developers Choice Awards Honors Iconic Composer Yoko Shimomura With Lifetime Achievement Award and Industry Veteran Fawzi Mesmar With Ambassador Award

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Friday, February 9, 2024

Lifetime Achievement Award honoree Yoko Shimomura is a respected Japanese composer and pianist who has delighted players across the world thanks to her work on many iconic game soundtracks.

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  • Lifetime Achievement Award honoree Yoko Shimomura is a respected Japanese composer and pianist who has delighted players across the world thanks to her work on many iconic game soundtracks.
  • Fawzi Mesmar, recipient of this year’s Ambassador Award, is an award-winning creative director, game designer, author, public speaker and mentor whose career has spanned over two decades in the games industry.
  • Recipients of the Lifetime Achievement and Ambassador Awards were chosen by this year’s Game Developers Choice Editorial Committee, following suggestions from the International Choice Awards Network (ICAN).
  • For more details on the Game Developers Conference, please visit the GDC’s official website , or subscribe to regular updates via Facebook , Twitter , or RSS.

Barberino's and Eric Malka, Co-Founder of The Art of Shaving, Join Forces to Elevate Men's Grooming with Italian Brand's US Expansion

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Thursday, February 8, 2024

NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Barberino's, the innovative barbershop chain that has transformed the grooming profession in Italy with 18 successful locations, is set to revolutionize the U.S. market. Filling a void in high-end grooming experiences for men, Barberino's announces the opening of its latest salon at 520 Madison Avenue in the heart of New York on February, the 8th.

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  • The groundbreaking venture is the brainchild of Eric Malka, co-founder of The Art of Shaving, marking his return to the world of grooming and Michele Callegari and Niccolò Bencini, co-founders of Barberino's.
  • "Our goal is to revolutionize the barber profession in the United States, just as we have done in Italy."
  • Italian barbers will gain experience in Manhattan, while their U.S. counterparts will have the opportunity to train in Italy.
  • As Barberino's fills a void in the U.S. grooming industry, Eric Malka's endorsement and strategic guidance promise an exciting future for the brand and a revitalization of the American grooming experience.

Barberino's Debuts First US Location to Elevate the Men's Grooming Experience

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Thursday, February 8, 2024

NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Barberino's, the pioneering chain of Italian barbershops with a luxurious and contemporary approach, is bringing the best of Italian barbering to the heart of New York City on February 8th.

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  • Barberino's ultra-hydrating face mask is a rich, nourishing treatment designed to soothe and refresh the skin while boosting its hydration.
  • Renowned for 145 years of chocolate-making excellence, Venchi has crafted heart-shaped chocolates encased in a festive tin, making them the perfect complement to Valentine's Day.
  • Providing a blend of Italian grooming traditions and innovative techniques, Barberino's services are tailored to accommodate diverse preferences and time constraints.
  • In addition to the in-store experience, Barberino's introduces a dedicated website for U.S. customers, enhancing accessibility and convenience for a seamless connection with the brand.

ASEAN-China Youth Cultural Exchange Dialogue draws to successful close in SE China's Fuzhou

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Thursday, February 8, 2024

Fuzhou, China, Feb 8, 2024 - (ACN Newswire) - Under the theme of "Diverse Perspectives for a Shared Future", ASEAN-China Youth Cultural Exchange Dialogue came to a successful close in Fuzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province on Feb. 2.

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  • Fuzhou, China, Feb 8, 2024 - (ACN Newswire) - Under the theme of "Diverse Perspectives for a Shared Future", ASEAN-China Youth Cultural Exchange Dialogue came to a successful close in Fuzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province on Feb. 2.
  • The event was hosted by China Public Diplomacy Association (CPDA) and co-organized by Fujian Youth Federation, with Global Times Online as its media partner.
  • "I believe this dialogue will facilitate beneficial exchanges to deepen mutual understanding and spark innovative thinking.
  • Nelyo Isaac Sarmento mentioned the strategic significance of youth exchanges between China and ASEAN countries.

Give the Ultimate Valentine’s Day Gift with Tickets to the Stags Leap District Winegrowers Vineyard to Vintner Weekend, Held April 26 – 28, 2024

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Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Napa’s neighborhood for world-class Cabernet, the tiny Stags Leap District is renowned for producing wines with recognizable grace and power.

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  • Napa’s neighborhood for world-class Cabernet, the tiny Stags Leap District is renowned for producing wines with recognizable grace and power.
  • The event also features a “first sip” of the extremely limited 2022 Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon: A Collaboration.
  • The 2024 Vineyard to Vintner highlights include:
    Friday, April 26 – Vintner-hosted Library Wine Dinners – Elegant, intimate gatherings feature rare and library selections.
  • The wine will be released in Fall 2024 and available for sale exclusively through the Stags Leap District Winegrowers website between October 15 and December 14, 2024.

COLE HAAN REIMAGINES TRADITION WITH ITS NEW SPRING CAMPAIGN

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Tuesday, February 6, 2024

NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Cole Haan, the nearly 100-year old American lifestyle brand, announces its Spring campaign, "Reimagine Tradition." This global campaign, featuring supermodel Grace Elizabeth, spotlights the spirit of creation and seeing the everyday as a chance to reinvent what's possible. The "Reimagine Tradition" campaign marks the emergence of a new generation of Cole Haan customers and celebrates Cole Haan's enduring ethos: respect tradition enough to reinvent it. The campaign will be released in six parts monthly, starting today through July.

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  • NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Cole Haan , the nearly 100-year old American lifestyle brand, announces its Spring campaign, "Reimagine Tradition."
  • The "Reimagine Tradition" campaign marks the emergence of a new generation of Cole Haan customers and celebrates Cole Haan's enduring ethos: respect tradition enough to reinvent it.
  • For her, the Spring '24 loafers offer today's take on a Cole Haan icon, including intricate braiding, bold color-blocking, and high-shine hardware.
  • The first chapter of Cole Haan's Spring 2024 collection and "Reimagine Tradition" campaign is available now on colehaan.com and in select U.S. and international stores starting today.