Monthly Archives: January 2022

Governor’s Office | This week in New Jersey: January 7, 2022

GOVERNOR MURPHY LEADS THE RESPONSE TO WINTER STORMS Governor Murphy led the state’s response to two winter storms with State Police Superintendent Col. Patrick Callahan, Department of Transportation Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti and Public Services Board Chairman Joseph Fiordaliso to closely monitor state efforts to mitigate the impact of storms. READ …

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Fewer high school graduates enrolling in university

The share of high school students who enroll directly in college continues to decline, according to data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. According to the finalized version of the High School Benchmarks report released last month, college enrollment by high school class of 2020 showed an “unprecedented” drop …

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A long-awaited call leads to a real connection

One Saturday in June 2018, Vaibhavi Kamat, then a senior in the state of North Carolina, took a seat at a busy table at Darbar Indian Cuisine, a Manhattan restaurant. Soon she was talking to Jaideep Rao, then a rising senior at the University of Mississippi. Ms. Kamat and Mr. …

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WVU Receives Funding From National Eye Institute For Research In Retinal Degeneration

Hereditary retinal degeneration can make even the most mundane tasks, like cooking, driving, and walking on the sidewalk, difficult or impossible, and it cannot be cured. Peter Stoilov and Visvanathan Ramamurthy, researchers at West Virginia University School of Medicine, have spent the last few years working together to study proteins …

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Professor Howard ranks among the top academics in education

WASHINGTON – Howard University Professor of Guidance Psychology and Author Ivory A. Toldson, Ph.D. was recognized among the country’s top academics in education in the Edu-Scholar 2022 public influence rankings. The annual list ranks the top 200 scholars based on their influence on academic research and public debate, as evidenced …

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HEC shines the spotlight on BICs in the knowledge economy

Islamabad: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) as part of its Higher Education Development Project in Pakistan (HEDP) organized a one-day training session for all heads of incubation centers in companies (BIC). The workshop brought together more than 30 BIC managers from all over Pakistan. During the training, the importance of …

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SHIC-funded UMN project highlights aerosol technologies

A project designed to help prevent the spread of infectious bioaerosols capable of causing epidemics of swine disease with significant economic consequences is underway. Funded by the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) and led by staff at the University of Minnesota (UMN), work on Goal 1 began in October 2021 …

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DVIDS – News – Ammunition troops are a vital but often forgotten part of the air-to-air refueling world

An often overlooked specialty in the refueling community is the Ammunition Systems Specialist, colloquially known as “Ammunition Troops” throughout the Air Force. Although Ammunition Specialists are generally not considered when it comes to the air-to-air refueling mission, they play a vital role within the unit that can easily go unnoticed. …

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Former AU professor Tuskegee Airman and honored leader Wally Higgins

Wallace C. (Wally) Higgins still serves the area. Years after his death, the former professor emeritus of the NYS University School of Ceramics of Alfred Wally Higgins is still shaping the state and list of services available to seniors in Allegany County. At the entrance to the Allegany County Office …

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