Category: Academy

Academy Acknowledges Oscars Ceremony Taking Place on Tribal Lands
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Academy Acknowledges Oscars Ceremony Taking Place on Tribal Lands

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences took the unprecedented step on Sunday of recognizing that the Oscars ceremony is taking place on tribal lands. Jojo Rabbit director and presenter Taika Waititi made the announcement during Sunday’s telecast, saying that the annual ceremony is taking on lands once inhabited by the Tongva, Tataviam, and Chumash people.…

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**Live Updates** 2020 Academy Awards Ceremony
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**Live Updates** 2020 Academy Awards Ceremony

The 92nd Academy Awards ceremony is underway at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California. The 2020 ceremony kicked off without a host. Janelle Monae opened the show entering a Mister Rogers set and singing “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.” Singing to the front row, Monae dropped her bowler hat on the head of Tom…

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Kenzie Academy is scaling up a coding program for ‘the heartland’
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Kenzie Academy is scaling up a coding program for ‘the heartland’

Co-founder/CEO Chok Ooi hopes to bring more tech jobs to the midwest The crowded landscape of programs teaching non-technical people to become software developers has been a proving ground for a new model of education financing: income share agreements (ISAs). With an ISA, students avoid paying tuition upfront or taking out private loans, instead paying…

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