Retired Albany FBI agent recalls career, urges women to join the bureau

Through three decades of life in the FBI, Sills did it all  – and more – based entirely in Albany, where in 1991 she was one of only a handful of female agents.  Now, as the FBI is looking to increase its number of female agents, Sills stands as a glowing example of a woman who entered the field without any prior law enforcement or military background and thrived for 29 years.

Sills, 58, who retired last June as the COVID-19 pandemic was heating up, urged more women to follow her path. While 44 percent of the FBI’s total workforce

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Cain Excited to Pursue Pro Career

Nebraska senior Kate Cain rewrote the Husker record book in her four seasons in Lincoln. The 6-5 center from Middletown, N.Y., shattered the Husker career blocked shot record with 352 in her 118-game career – 114 blocks more than previous record holder Janet Smith. Cain’s total ranked sixth in Big Ten history and was No. 2 among active NCAA Division I players in 2020-21.

A graduate student at Nebraska who earned her bachelor’s degree in management in just three years on campus, Cain has chosen to forego an extra season of eligibility granted by the NCAA,

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Work and COVID-19: How the Pandemic Changed Students’ Career Plans

Other events in a cataclysmic 2020 pushed and pulled college students in new directions. The national Black Lives Matter uprisings prompted Ahmari Anthony, a senior and journalism major at Howard University, to pivot from journalism to social work. Right before the pandemic, Anthony was beginning to narrow in on a career in investigative journalism, due to her long-standing interest in criminal and social justice. The week of George Floyd’s death, Anthony attended an investigative reporting workshop. As she read more about the limitations media outlets imposed on how journalists should and shouldn’t report on protests, as well as having

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Ball makes career-best 8 3s as Pelicans beat Rockets 122-115

Lonzo Ball had 27 points and a career-high eight 3-pointers, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Houston Rockets 122-115 on Sunday night to end a two-game skid.

Ball was on fire early, making all four of his 3-point attempts in the first quarter in his return after missing seven games with a hip injury. He cooled off after that and didn’t hit from long range again until the third quarter, when he made two. He had nine assists, and his 27 points tied a season-best on a night he outdid his previous career mark of seven 3s, which he’d

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Community, career, and competition: Defining the UW’s first official gaming organization | Arts And Leisure

With the rise of collegiate esports organizations like the National Association of Collegiate Esports and Tespa, students across the nation have been able to use their competitive gaming skills to collaborate and compete with one another in everything from exhibition matches to scholarship-awarding tournaments. 

For many years, esports at the UW remained in the hands of student-led clubs and organizations, who lacked the necessary administrative oversight or funding to expand beyond small-scale operations into true varsity programs. In an effort to change this stalled growth, several UW students and staff members came together to form UofWAesports

This campus-wide

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Taapsee Pannu Displays Bold Career Choices and Bolder Opinions (EXCLUSIVE)

Indian actor Taapsee Pannu is on a roll. She has just won best actress at India’s prestigious Filmfare awards for her role in Anubhav Sinha’s “Thappad” and wrapped shooting Anurag Kashyap’s “Dobaaraa.”

Pannu also has a raft of films coming up, including Sony Pictures’ official remake of “Run Lola Run” (“Looop Lapeta”), cricket biopic “Shabaash Mithu,” sports drama “Rashmi Rocket,” Netflix thriller “Haseen Dillruba” and comedy “Woh Ladki Hai Kahaan?”

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Pannu began her career in South Indian cinema, debuting with Telugu-language “Jhummandi Naadam” in 2010, followed by Tamil-language “Aadukalam” (2011), which won a clutch

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