Monthly Archives: May 2022

Sustainability Awards Recognize Six People Who Have Made a Substantial Impact | University time

On April 22, six members of the Pitt community were honored with Pitt Sustainability Award. Launched in 2015, the awards recognize Pitt faculty, staff, students, and groups who are making a substantial impact in one or more of the three areas of sustainability: stewardship, exploration, community, and culture. Sustainability Award …

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Local businesses gathered at the local job fair to find employees

Work Force Solutions of East Texas brought together several East Texas companies to attract new employees. TYLER, Texas – If you’re driving around Tyler, it’s hard to miss those “help wanted” signs. Dozens of East Texas businesses gathered today for a job fair in hopes of attracting new employees. “We’re …

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ESET announces the winners of the 2022 Scholarships for Women in Cybersecurity

SAN DIEGO, May 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — ESET, a global leader in digital security, today announced the winners of the seventh annual ESET Women in Cybersecurity Fellowships. The scholarships are designed to increase the diversity of the cybersecurity workforce, which struggles to fill positions as global cyber threats continue to …

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Kim Bishop obtains an MFA at UTSA 30 years after the BFA | UTSA today | UTSA

After earning her teaching certificate in 2003, Bishop taught art from grades three through six at Del Valle. She then taught second grade at Seguin before moving into secondary education, first at Seguin High School, then at Brackenridge and Jefferson High Schools in San Antonio. Bishop retired from Jefferson High …

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Engineering Design Certification Launched at BHS | Local News

BATESVILLE — The Batesville Community Education Foundation has added another program to give Batesville High School students an edge over their peers. Thanks to a grant from BCEF, BHS students enrolled in Lead the Way project engineering courses will now have the opportunity to obtain an engineering design software user …

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Examination of a forewarned future in Ukraine

At the start of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, colleagues from cultural institutions elsewhere in Europe began contacting contemporary art curator Vasyl Cherepanyn, asking if he was organizing or designing new projects. in response to the crisis. Normally, such inquiries would be understandable to Cherepanyn, director of the …

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Lawmakers reach budget deal

House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Rep. Mary Hooper, D-Montpelier, said Monday that lawmakers have delivered on their promise to support the most vulnerable Vermonters during the pandemic. File photo by Glenn Russell/VTDigger House and Senate lawmakers settled into place Monday on a key piece of the legislative jigsaw as they raced …

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Ole Miss student athletes receive diplomas in early spring

History links OXFORD, Miss. – A total of 98 current and former Rebel student-athletes walked across the stage with diplomas in hand at the Spring Commencement Ceremonies spread throughout the weekend at the Sandy and John Black Pavilion at Ole Miss. The student-athletes, along with their families, …

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The 10 best and worst states for working mothers in 2022, according to a new report

Since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, women taking on work and childcare responsibilities have suffered adverse effects on their careers. Recent research by the US Census Bureau, based on information from the Current population surveyfound that about 10 million American mothers living with school-aged children were not actively working …

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Attorney General Josh Shapiro and State Representative Austin Davis stop in Williamsport | News, Sports, Jobs

State District Attorney Josh Shapiro speaks Saturday in Williamsport. MARK MARONEY/Sun Gazette State Attorney General Josh Shapiro, currently running for governor, and State Representative Austin Davis, who is seeking to become lieutenant governor, stopped in Williamsport on Saturday ahead of the May 17 primary to ask …

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Meet MC’s new teacher, Ms. Galvan – The Caravan

Ms. Alexandra Galvan is Mt. Carmel’s newest addition to the faculty. She teaches Spanish but is also an assistant art therapist working in the South Shore and South Chicago neighborhoods. Ms. Galvan hails from St. Bede the Venerable Catholic Parish, where she grew up in a Spanish-speaking family. At the …

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Two faculty members named Emeritus Professors

Kenneth J. Sufka (left), professor of psychology and pharmacology, and Robert Van Ness, Bruce Moore Chair in Finance, have been named the university’s Distinguished Professors. OXFORD, Mississippi — Two respected University of Mississippi professors with a combined 50 years of teaching, research and service have been named professors emeritus by …

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Meet the MBA class of 2023: Luca Marini, HEC Paris

“Passionate, multi-faceted character who doesn’t yet know what to do when I grow up.” Hometown: Salerno, Italy Fun fact about yourself: When I started my career abroad, my level of English was so bad that people couldn’t understand me well. Among other stories, I remember confusing the verb “print” with …

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Accuracy of death certificates from diabetes, dementia and cancer in Australia: a population-based cohort study | BMC Public Health

Four notable findings emerged in the present study: (1) susceptibility to diabetes, dementia, and cancer being recorded as the underlying cause of death was low but improved significantly if contributing causes of death were taken into account; (2) women with dementia who died before 2006 were less likely to have …

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Celebrating our RIT College of Science retirees for 2021-2022 | college of science

Congratulations to our 2021-2022 College of Science retirees! As faculty or staff, our retirees have played an essential role in the success of our college. Like all RIT retirees, they continue to be part of the Tiger family and have access to many things on campus, including: RIT Academic and …

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Stanford gets $1 billion for John Doerr climate change school

NEW YORK (AP) — Stanford University will launch a new school focused on climate change thanks to a $1.1 billion gift from billionaire venture capitalist John Doerr and his wife, Ann, the university announced tuesday. The gift, one of the largest donations to an American institute of higher learning, will …

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AI search is a trash fire and Google is holding the matches

The world of AI research is in shambles. From academics prioritizing easy-to-monetize programs over innovation, to the Silicon Valley elite using the threat of job loss to encourage business-friendly assumptions, the system is a broken mess. And Google deserves the lion’s share of the blame. how it started There were …

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UCF Professor Receives NSF Grant to Fund Groundbreaking Friction Research

Masahiro Ishigami, an associate professor of physics, was recently awarded a two-year, $332,552 grant from the US National Science Foundation in recognition of the potential of his work to fill a knowledge gap in tribology – the study of friction, lubrication and wear. According to a 2017 U.S. Department of …

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The Vanderbilt Hustler | ‘A death sentence’: Vanderbilt professor sues university over in-person teaching tenure

Associate professor of philosophy Idit Dobbs-Weinstein has filed a civil lawsuit court case against Vanderbilt on March 15, who claims she suffered “unlawful disability-related discrimination” because of the university’s imposed in-person instruction policies for faculty. She claims she has the right to teach remotely as a disability accommodation under the …

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Deputy Minister highlights fiscal tools stabilizing economy

imaginechina Xu Hongcai, Vice Minister of Finance China has taken proactive fiscal measures on several fronts this year in the areas of tax and fee reductions, public budget spending and bond issuance to stabilize the economy and ensure the well-being of the people. population, said a senior official. “Tax and …

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2022 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence Winners Announced

Jules KA Hoepting (left) and Anders Lewis with President Stephen H. Kolision Jr. Two brilliant SUNY Fredonia seniors – Jules KA Hoepting and Anders Lewis – received the 2022 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence at a ceremony April 26 in Saratoga Springs. A system-wide award, it recognizes students for …

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12 under 40: Daniel Conley | Local News

From an early age, Daniel Conley knew he wanted to get involved in construction. “I’ve always loved construction, even as a young kid, seeing backhoes digging was really cool,” Conley said. “I had Tonka trucks and a whole fleet of equipment.” Fast forward to college and the Rose-Hulman Institute of …

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