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Festival of Learning focuses on guiding students from survival to prosperity | MIT News

The Festival of Learning is an annual event for MIT faculty, students, and staff, co-sponsored by MIT Open Learning and the Office of the Vice Chancellor to examine excellent learning practices and research. After a hiatus in 2021, the Festival of Learning resumed in January with a virtual format to …

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Boosting biomanufacturing in New England: WPI joins a multi-state coalition to support this essential industry. | News

Massachusetts has been a national leader in biomanufacturing for more than a decade, and COVID has underscored the critical importance of this industry. With US biomanufacturing job growth listed as “faster than average” and forecast demand in Massachusetts for 40,000 additional jobs over the next 10 years, there is a …

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Yerevan State University to cooperate with California higher education institutions – Public Radio of Armenia

Ambassador Armen Baibourtian, Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles, met with the Rector of Yerevan State University (YSU), Dr. Hovhannes Hovhannisyan, Head of the International Cooperation Office of YSU, Dr. Alexander Markarov, and Director of the YSU Center for American Studies, Dr. Vahagn Aglyan at the Consulate General. The …

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AT&T: and United Way Bridging the Digital Divide

Download the press release (PDF) AT&T and United Way to Provide Thousands of Free Devices to South Dallas Residents AT&T Commits $1 Million to Southern Dallas Thrives Initiative to Provide 2,000 Free Laptops, Digital Literacy and Tech Support to Underserved Residents What are the news? AT&T* and United Way of …

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New York’s most inaccessible museum is gearing up for its close-up

It’s a two-decade-old art gallery that houses a collection of works and among the most prestigious in the country, but New York’s Solow Art and Architecture Gallery, at 9 West 57th Street, has never been open to the public. Finally, this will no longer be the case, at least from …

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Arkansas Symphony Orchestra plans new $9 million state-of-the-art music center in Little Rock

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra’s quarters have become so cramped that its leaders don’t feel like they can function there any longer. Over the past quarter century, the orchestra has rented two floors of Byrne Hall at Little Rock’s St. John Catholic Center, primarily offices on the upper floor, and on …

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Walk Eat Nashville Tours hits the pavement again | Characteristics

Like many of us, Shannon Largen was facing a professional crossroads in 2020. She had worked for the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp for 16 years, training people and also running and running the Music City Greeter program. “I love Nashville, I love the hospitality and talking to people from …

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Cleveland University Hospitals Appoints Nicholas C. Bambakidis, MD, Department Of Neurosurgery Chair

Newswise – CLEVELAND – University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center announced the appointment of Nicholas C. Bambakidis, MD, as President of the Department of Neurosurgery, effective January 1, 2022. He has been Vice-President and Director of the UH Neurological Institute since 2016, a position he will continue. Dr Bambakidis holds the …

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GNTC Adult Education Program Hosts Launch Ceremony

Georgia Northwestern Technical College held its GED launch ceremony on Thursday for students graduating from General Education Development. The ceremony was held at the conference center on GNTC’s Gordon County Campus in Calhoun to welcome students and families from the nine counties in GNTC’s service area. The evening began with …

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New Dragos Academy to strengthen cybersecurity industry community skills and help close the IT-OT skills gap

HANOVER, Maryland – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Dragos, Inc., the global leader in cybersecurity for industrial control systems (ICS) / operational technology (OT) environments, today announced Dragos Academy, a new comprehensive education and training program available to Dragos customers and partners. Dragos Academy aims to strengthen the global skills of ICS …

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RACC hopes to build $ 33 million early childhood education center

Reading Area Community College is hoping to build a state-of-the-art, $ 33 million daycare center on its city campus and is asking the Reading School District to help fund the project. Dr. Susan Looney, President of RACC, and Kenneth Dearstyne, Senior Vice President of Finance and Administrative Services at the …

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Governor Parson wants ‘big ideas’ for Missouri’s budget surplus

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson wants to do big things with the billion-dollar budget surplus and federal aid to Missouri, state lawmakers said last week. During a hearing of the federal stimulus spending subcommittee, higher education leaders offered their wishlists for projects the state could not afford in the past. Southeastern …

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Nolan provides funds for UAMS regional campus in honor of deceased son

Robert C. Nolan, former president of Deltic Timber, managing member of Munoco Company LC and resident of El Dorado recently made a donation to UAMS (University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences) El Dorado Regional Campus in honor of his son, the late Dr. Justin M. Nolan, professor of anthropology. “El …

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Biden to protect Native American heritage site from drilling and crackdown on human trafficking

President Joe Biden sought to show his commitment to Native Americans on Monday by announcing a step to help improve public safety and justice for their communities, which experience violent crime at rates more than double the national average. The administration also announced plans to continue a 20-year ban on …

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Kuttambuzha gets a makeover – The New Indian Express

Through Express news service KOCHI: “En Thav Heritage”, an initiative of the Listed Tribe Development Department, aims to bring various development projects to the Kuttambuzha panchayat in a gradual manner. The pristine tribal village, which was clamoring for basic amenities, expects a complete facelift in the next few years. “We …

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Almost $ 2 million at LMC Educational Opportunity Center

The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC), hosted by Lake Michigan College, received a federal grant of $ 1.95 million to help individuals successfully pursue post-secondary education. The five-year grant, paid out in annual scholarships of $ 391,147, provides services to participants in Michigan counties of Berrien, Cass, Van Buren and Allegan, …

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The rise and rise of responsible tourism | To travel

Travel addicts around the world now feel safer to venture out after being fully immunized. While Covid-19 has changed the way we think about travel and culture, it has also given rise to a phenomenon based on sustainability, the preservation of cultural and natural resources – responsible tourism. “The pandemic …

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WTTC guidelines for restoring international mobility

The restart of international travel could be seriously delayed without global reciprocal recognition of all approved COVID-19 vaccines, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). The global tourism body, which represents the global private travel and tourism sector, has issued its warning over concerns that tourists may be …

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Message from the community: United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County announces the recipients of the 2021 Philanthropic 5 Award

Editor’s Note: Community Posts are the perfect place for community announcements and event posts. If you have a community driven event that might be of interest to our readers, please submit here. United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County will celebrate and honor five community leaders and one outstanding …

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Addressing college affordability and student financial needs

VCU and other public universities are examining innovative approaches to financial aid, structural inequalities and removing barriers to higher education. “VCU is a learning and research organization committed to addressing structural inequalities for student success,” said Tomikia P. LeGrande, Ed.D., vice president of strategy, management of enrollment and student success …

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Wimmer Communities secures $ 26 million loan for property in Milwaukee area

Poplar Creek Club. Image courtesy of NorthMarq Wimmer Communities has received $ 26.2 million in funding for its recently completed 138-unit Poplar Creek Club community in Brookfield, Wisconsin. NorthMarq secured the Freddie Mac loan on behalf of Wimmer with a loan-to-value ratio of 75%. The 10-year fixed rate mortgage has …

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Junior Achievement and American Honda Finance Corporation Launch JA All About Cars ™ Personal Finance Education Module

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., February 16, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Today, Junior Achievement United States (JA) and Honda American Financial Corporation (AHFC) announced the launch of JA All About Cars ™, a new learning module in the “JA Personal Finance” program for high school students that explores the personal financial …

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Tillis touts Charlotte business loan scheme, jumps RNC

Less than three miles from the Republican National Convention where President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence appeared on Monday, US Senator Thom Tillis, RN.C., was hosting his own event. Tillis spoke with employees of Engineering Sales Associates in South Charlotte about the importance of the $ 659 billion …

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