Fact of the Week: December 23, 2016

Today would be Sarah Breedlove's, better known as Madam C.J. Walker, 149th birthday. She was a self made business women, often referred to as a millionaire in her later life. Her company, that she started in 1905, is still successful today.

Cite: http://www.indianahistory.org/teachers-students/hoosier-facts-fun/famous-hoosiers/madame-c.j.-walker#.VkOr7mSrQy4


Fact of the Week: December 17, 2015

Avatar currently holds the Box Office record for the largest domestic and worldwide grossing film; grossing $749,766,139 and $2.7 billion respectively.

Cite: Box Office
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Fact of the Week: December 11, 2016

Indiana became a state on Dec. 11, 1816, when President James Madison signed the congressional resolution admitting Indiana to the Union. Happy 200th Birthday Indiana!

Cite: http://www.indianahistory.org/teachers-students/hoosier-facts-fun/fun-facts#.VkOq6WSrQy5 


Fact of the Week: December 1, 2015

Compared with non-transgender peers, transgender youth were found to have an elevated risk of being diagnosed with depression (50.6% vs. 20.6%); suffer from anxiety (26.7% vs. 10%); had attempted suicide (17.2% vs. 6.1%); and had engaged in self-harming activities without lethal intent (16.7% vs. 4.4%).

Cite: http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/news/hsph-in-the-news/transgender-youth-at-risk-for-depression-suicide/