Lifestyle

A German university is awarding $1,900 scholarships for ‘doing nothing,’ and all applicants have to do is answer what they won’t do and why

HFBK University of Fine Arts in Hamburg, Germany, is offering three people a $US1,900 scholarship if they can come up with a good reason to do nothing. The university’s “Scholarships for Doing Nothing” program was announced on August 25, and submissions are open until September 15. Applicants must answer four […]
A German university is awarding $1,900 scholarships for ‘doing nothing,’ and all applicants have to do is answer what they won’t do and why
Lifestyle

Gucci opens a pop-up shop in Chicago to debut new psychedelic collection and honour the recipients of its first-ever $50,000 grant

Over NBA All-Star Weekend, Gucci opened a pop-up store celebrating the recipients of its first Gucci Changemakers North America grant. The scholarship was founded in last year with hopes to increase diversity and inclusion in the fashion industry. The 16 winners, who were announced January 27, included non-profit organisations After […]
Gucci opens a pop-up shop in Chicago to debut new psychedelic collection and honour the recipients of its first-ever $50,000 grant
News

An Iowa carpenter used his life savings to send 33 kids to college

An Iowa carpenter worked for 67 years and saved just over $US3 million. Dale Schroeder never had children of his own and used the money to send needy strangers to school. Fourteen years after his death in 2005, the last of his scholarship funds have run dry and 33 students […]
An Iowa carpenter used his life savings to send 33 kids to college
Tech

Jack Ma just gave $26 million to an Australian university

SYDNEY — Alibaba founder Jack Ma’s past connections to Australia have been well-documented, but on Friday he had a surprise gift for Newcastle, where he spent time as a teenager. Ma, the second wealthiest man in China, gave $26.4 million to set up a scholarship at the University of Newcastle. […]
Jack Ma just gave $26 million to an Australian university