V-12 Navy College Training Program Press Release
|05/01/2020 - 08:49||
Southeast Alumna Taking Love of Planetary Science to Next Level at MIT
Southeast alumna Samantha Hasler plans to take her love of planetary science to the next level at the MIT where she has been admitted as a doctoral student.
|04/30/2020 - 23:38||
How medical students, doctors are hustling to get PPE
While the AMA has called on the Federal Emergency Management Agency to take charge of the effort to acquire and distribute personal protective equipment (PPE) where it’s most needed in the frontline battle against COVID-19, some physicians and medical students are taking matters into their own hands.
|04/30/2020 - 23:29||
When the MIT campus is alive, it nearly sings with innovation and excitement. Students sustain one another with activities ranging from building in makerspaces to
But how can they remain connected during a pandemic, where physical distancing is the new normal? What can replace the informal chats with faculty members after class? Throw in remote learning — and the Infinite Corridor seems infinitely far away.
|04/30/2020 - 18:09||
Early career professorship established in mechanical engineering
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — On April 20, the Penn State mechanical engineering community gathered virtually for a surprise celebration. Ed Auslander, retired chief executive officer and board director of LORD Corporation and a double Penn State alumnus, announced a $400,000 gift to the department that will establish the Martin W. Trethewey Early Career Professorship. The gift will also be matched by the University for $100,000. The professorship will provide additional funds to a chosen faculty member to support and enhance their research and teaching endeavors.
|04/30/2020 - 17:33||
Third annual Science Slam becomes first virtual Research Slam
When MIT announced its pandemic polices back in March, all in-person events were canceled, including the Department of Biology?s third annual Science Slam. Instead, the department devised a new plan in tandem with MIT?s Alumni Association: a virtual slam featuring biology alumni. On April 30, roughly 300 attendees gathered via Zoom to hear nine graduates from Course 7 (Biology) and 5-7 (Chemistry and Biology) share their research.
|04/30/2020 - 15:48||
In uncertain times, you can lean on rocks and The Rock
University of Wisconsin–Madison Geoscience professor Stephen Meyers lectures to his students from his rooftop, via drone operated by Geoscience graduate student and videographer Ethan Parrish, as part of a tadada Scientific Lab lecture event during the COVID-19 restrictions. Courtesy: Steve Meyers, Ethan Parrish, and tadada Scientific Lab
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|04/30/2020 - 15:43||
Newberry College Student Government Awards Faculty and Staff Honors
NEWBERRY — Newberry College’s Student Government Association has announced its annual picks for faculty and staff members of the year, recognizing dedication and service to the college, its students and its mission.
|04/30/2020 - 14:24||
Hoosier health care workers to receive PPE and medical supplies manufactured at Purdue
Purdue University faculty, staff, and students are manufacturing PPE for health care workers across Indiana. Here, Kshitiz Gupta, graduate research assistant in mechanical engineering, assembles safety glasses in Purdue's Indiana Manufacturing Competitiveness Center. The team has already delivered facemasks, glasses, gowns, caps, and shoe covers.
|04/30/2020 - 12:19||
Hintzes commit $100,000 for emergency aid to students
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Two of Penn State’s most generous supporters and prominent alumni leaders have made a new commitment to support students impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Helen S. Hintz, class of 1960, and Edward “Ed” R. Hintz, class of 1959, have directed $100,000 to the Student Care and Advocacy Emergency Fund. It is the largest gift to date for the fund, which will provide financial support for those students who are challenged to afford housing, transportation, resources for remote learning or other basic needs.
|04/30/2020 - 11:38||
Grant to fund focus on closing gaps in college voting rates
Institute for Democracy & Higher Education receives Mellon Foundation grant to expand outreach and improve equity in electoral participation on college campuses.
|04/29/2020 - 19:15||
Penn State coronavirus task groups continue future-focused planning
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — As Penn State continues to address the challenges and plan for future phases that the coronavirus pandemic presents, three task groups have been formed and are focusing on critical areas impacting students, faculty and staff. The groups are working together to establish the necessary infrastructure and processes, consistent with public health and scientific guidelines, to uphold health and inform a plan for students, faculty and staff to return to campus.
|04/29/2020 - 18:44||
MIT Sloan Executive Education pivots to live online courses
Jumping the digital learning curve is forging a whole new path for participant engagement and program delivery.
|04/29/2020 - 18:03||
Literature and the arts in times of crisis
Literature and the arts have always held a prominent place in helping to define who we are as human beings and in enriching our lives. This is all the more apparent during moments of crisis, like the current COVID-19 pandemic.
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|04/29/2020 - 17:33||
Penn State receives stable outlooks from credit rating agencies
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Reports released by Moody’s Investors Services and S&P Global Ratings gave Penn State’s credit rating a stable outlook, even as the University navigates challenges presented by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
|04/29/2020 - 16:47||
Purdues Class of 2020 to receive special delivery commencement
Purdue University began preparing items for the Class of 2020 to use for the on-demand commencement. Items and instructions on how to access the commencement will be shipped out to graduates this week.
|04/29/2020 - 16:21||
Purdue classes make strong switch to online during COVID-19
What does that look like for construction management, fire in forest management and engineering labs?
|04/29/2020 - 15:13||
Aid package for farmers has parallels to Great Depression, says Purdue historian
WHAT: The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program will provide $16 million in direct payments to farm families and $3 billion to purchase fresh produce, dairy and meat. Farmers have been forced to destroy their milk, eggs and crops due to disruptions in the food supply chain caused by COVID-19.
|04/29/2020 - 10:40||
AASM congratulates members elected to leadership positions
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine congratulates the members who were elected to positions of leadership during the 2020 AASM leadership election, including Raman Malhotra, MD, who was elected as the 2020 – 2021 president-elect, and Jennifer Martin, PhD, who was elected as secretary/treasurer.
|04/29/2020 - 10:27||
Student forges special bond with commencement speaker James Patterson, her childhood reading hero
The Pattersons invited Marie Aguirre to hang out with them at a tailgate party at Camp Randall Stadium last fall prior to the Michigan State game. James and Susan Patterson are directly behind Aguirre.
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|04/29/2020 - 09:20||
Princeton University Relief Fund established to advance local community efforts in response to COVID-19
The Princeton University Relief Fund will provide direct support to local community organizations that are working to alleviate economic distress related to COVID-19 among families, individuals and businesses. Pictured: Members of the Princeton Recreation Department pick up mini-fridges donated by Princeton University for the Princeton Public School District and Send Hunger Packing Princeton to provide to families in Princeton in need.
|04/29/2020 - 08:19||
NSF provides more support for drug discovery platform to create options for hard-to-treat cancers
Akanocure Pharmaceuticals Inc. has received a $750,000 Small Business Innovation Research Phase II grant from the National Science Foundation to develop chemical tools and platforms to produce valuable chemical building blocks.
|04/28/2020 - 20:15||
Meet the MIT bilinguals: Dual history and planetary science major Charlotte Minsky
She had two academic ?loves? and expected her love of science to lead her to a career in the sciences after MIT.
|04/28/2020 - 13:51||
SMFA at Tufts announces 2020 Traveling Fellows
The SMFA Traveling Fellowships provide critical early-career support for SMFA at Tufts alumni, allowing them to further develop and inform their practice. Selected by a jury, SMFA Traveling Fellowship recipients receive up to $10,000 to pursue travel and research related to their art. The application process is open to alumni working in any contemporary visual art discipline.
|04/28/2020 - 11:25||
2020 Academic Staff Excellence Awards
Academic staff members bring UW–Madison’s mission to life — they are gifted teachers, world-class researchers and dedicated administrators. None of that has changed with COVID-19. If anything, their creativity and dedication is more needed and more apparent than ever right now. Though the ceremony to recognize this year’s eight winners of Academic Staff Excellence Awards has been postponed, we share their stories today to both congratulate them and to inspire all of us during these difficult times.
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|04/28/2020 - 10:52||
K-12 Science Outreach office creating lots of interactive content for students across the state
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s College of Science K-12 Science Outreach office regularly serves thousands of students in classrooms across the state. With the COVID-19 crisis, the outreach team has ramped up delivery of its online materials to make even more topics available for teachers during e-learning.