Adventist News Network

Administrative Committee Takes Step Forward in Unity Process
July 18, 2018 - Document to be Considered at the 2018 Annual Council ... read more
Hope Above Water
July 16, 2018 - ADRA Romania project provides first aid to flooded families ... read more
Mega Medical Mission serves over 8,000 patients in West Philippines
July 16, 2018 - Three-day clinic commended by local authorities ... read more
ADRA Canada responds to Volcano aftermath in Guatemala
July 10, 2018 - On June 3, 2018, the Fuego Volcano (Volcano of Fire) in Guatemala erupted, causing large amounts of destruction to the surrounding communities. The eruption produced the descent of pyroclastic flows and fiery clouds with temperatures reaching 700 degrees Celsius. Ash columns were formed, reaching up to 10,000 meters above sea level and affecting communities as far as 40 kilometers away. The volcano is 27 miles southwest of the country's capital, Guatemala City. This... ... read more
Adventists Help commemorate Colombia’s National Religious Freedom Day
July 10, 2018 - Future peace can only be built on respect for human dignity, says Adventist religious freedom advocate. ... read more
Students get a glimpse into the future of medicine at San careers forum
July 10, 2018 - Three hundred students got a glimpse into the future of medicine—including the use of virtual reality—during a careers forum hosted by Sydney Adventist Hospital last Wednesday morning. The free Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Medicine (STEMM) initiative was designed for female students to help inform their future career choices, with women identified in an UNESCO report as under-represented in science, technology and medical careers despite growing demands and significant labor... ... read more
President of Trinidad and Tobago visits campus of Adventist University
July 9, 2018 - The President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes recently paid a courtesy visit to the University of Southern Caribbean (USC), a Seventh-day Adventist operated institution in Port of Spain, Trinidad. Her brief visit included a meeting with USC administration and a group of students and a tour of the campus on June 21, 2018.  President Weekes applauded USC officials for educating thousands of students every year and said she was impressed with the... ... read more
Adventists help in volcanic eruption aftermath in Hawaii
July 8, 2018 - ACS assists in helping shelter and feed the displaced; children flown to Adventist summer camp. ... read more
Loma Linda University study says ADHD severity is associated with video game addiction severity
July 3, 2018 - A study by Loma Linda University School of Behavioral Health researchers found that attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) severity is associated with severity of video game addiction. The study, “Video game addiction, ADHD symptomatology, and video game reinforcement,” published June 6 in The... ... read more
ADRA to launch first extreme adventure trip in Brazil
July 2, 2018 - More than 200 students from Adventist universities will help build a school from Amazon dwellers ... read more
Children challenged to focus on health
July 2, 2018 - Children from Adventist schools in New Zealand participated in a variety of fun and healthy activities as part of Adventist Health Week 2018. The children and their teachers were involved in a daily health challenge for five days; those who completed the challenge received a Health Week certificate. The focus of this year’s Health Week was the 10,000 Toes campaign, an initiative of Adventist Health and the Adventist Development and Relief Agency to tackle the epidemic of diabetes in the South... ... read more
Adventist school uses World Cup to encourage good study habits
July 2, 2018 - Students become "stickers" in album that motivates academic excellence ... read more
Grant for racial justice and equity awarded to Southern Adventist University
June 27, 2018 - This month, Southern Adventist University received a $50,000 grant from Lumina Foundation’s Fund for Racial Justice and Equity, a project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, to fund a multi-pronged project addressing racial justice and equity on campus. Project components include recording and sharing oral histories, inviting nationally-recognized speakers to Southern, funding creative student-led programs, and researching the impact of all these efforts on employee and student attitudes. ... ... read more
ADRA continues assisting fishing communities still recovering from Hurricane Irma
June 27, 2018 - The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) in the Dominican Republic recently finished the construction of a loading dock, built to help the family-owned fishing businesses in the Boba community of the Maria Trinidad Sanchez Province. 30 homes were destroyed and dozens of lives affected when a tidal wave caused by Hurricane Irma hit the coastal community in September. In addition to the loading dock, ADRA has also been rebuilding dozens of homes and has provided two fishing boats. ADRA... ... read more
Adventist University of Africa celebrates seventh graduation ceremony
June 25, 2018 - Guest speakers encourage graduates to use degrees to transform the world ... read more