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On #GivingTuesday Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) Celebrates a 96% Graduation Rate Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
On #GivingTuesday Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) Celebrates a 96% Graduation Rate Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
12/1/2020 9:54:29 AM
This #GivingTuesday, Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) proudly announces that despite continued social and economic uncertainties due to the COVID-19 pandemic, JAG students achieved an impressive graduation rate of 96%, exceeding the national average for all seniors by 12%.  The significant milestone is the latest example of the 40-year legacy of JAG graduates, …
Senegal’s UVS uses Atos’ BullSequana Intel-based supercomputer to evaluate impact of COVID-19 containment measures
Senegal’s UVS uses Atos’ BullSequana Intel-based supercomputer to evaluate impact of COVID-19 containment measures
11/27/2020 4:55:29 PM
Atos announces that the Virtual University of Senegal (UVS) is testing a mathematical algorithm which models the spread of COVID-19, to evaluate the impact of containment measures such as social distancing and wearing masks, using Atos’ BullSequana X800 supercomputer.
UNIST Design Works Displayed at DK Festival 2020!
UNIST Design Works Displayed at DK Festival 2020!
11/26/2020 2:57:47 AM
Some of UNIST’s outstanding design achievements are being showcased at the Design Korea Festival (DK Festival) 2020, the largest design exhibition in Korea.
Leading Educator and Author shares secrets and strategies to successful online teaching in today’s COVID-19 world
Leading Educator and Author shares secrets and strategies to successful online teaching in today’s COVID-19 world
11/25/2020 7:57:21 PM
Nationally respected educator and author Dennise Heckman is proud to announce the release of her new Amazon best-selling book, “Dynamite Online Teacher - 110 Tips, Tools & Ideas to Connect With Your Students Online & Embrace Progress.” The onset of COVID-19 has drastically changed the learning landscape for our nation’s children, and teachers are struggling to find …
International grid edge study reveals countries’ needs and readiness for the energy transition
International grid edge study reveals countries’ needs and readiness for the energy transition
11/25/2020 2:48:54 PM
In the effort to mitigate climate change, global energy markets are changing for good. Energy generation is increasingly relying on renewables, and formerly passive consumers are becoming active prosumers.
A.I. detects COVID-19 on chest X-rays with accuracy and speed
A.I. detects COVID-19 on chest X-rays with accuracy and speed
11/24/2020 11:24:37 AM
• Algorithm was trained, tested on the largest COVID-era dataset (17,002 X-ray images)  • Algorithm analyzed X-ray images of lungs about 10 times faster, 1-6% more accurately than individual specialized radiologists • Algorithm is now publicly available for other researchers to continue to train it with new data • System could also potentially flag patients for …
Global warming likely to increase disease risk for animals worldwide
Global warming likely to increase disease risk for animals worldwide
11/23/2020 6:22:12 PM
Changes in climate can increase infectious disease risk in animals, researchers found — with the possibility that these diseases could spread to humans, they warn.
The drug aprotinin inhibits entry of SARS-CoV2 in host cells
The drug aprotinin inhibits entry of SARS-CoV2 in host cells
11/23/2020 6:06:44 PM
In order for the SARS-CoV2 virus to enter host cells, its “spike” protein has to be cleaved by the cell’s own enzymes – proteases. The protease inhibitor aprotinin can prevent cell infection, as scientists at Goethe University, the University of Kent and the Hannover Medical School have now discovered.
Institut Polytechnique de Paris and Accenture Form Strategic Partnership to Leverage Science and Technology to Address Major Societal, Economic, and Environmental Challenges
Institut Polytechnique de Paris and Accenture Form Strategic Partnership to Leverage Science and Technology to Address Major Societal, Economic, and Environmental Challenges
11/23/2020 12:18:40 PM
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Institut Polytechnique de Paris (IP Paris) have entered into a five-year strategic partnership to co-develop solutions in response to the major social, economic, and environmental challenges that humanity faces.
Georgia Tech Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council Formed to Further Address Campus Disparity, Bias, and Inequity
Georgia Tech Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council Formed to Further Address Campus Disparity, Bias, and Inequity
11/23/2020 12:13:30 PM
More than 50 representatives from across the campus have been appointed by President Ángel Cabrera to the newly formed Georgia Tech Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council (GTDEIC).
Let Us Discover the Truth About the Chronicles of the African American
Let Us Discover the Truth About the Chronicles of the African American
11/20/2020 12:35:18 PM
Everyone fights about it daily and see hate being distributed for just this simple difference. But have you ever wondered how it all came to be? How the journey of the Africans in America all started.
Social isolation during COVID-19 pandemic linked with high blood pressure
Social isolation during COVID-19 pandemic linked with high blood pressure
11/19/2020 7:52:35 AM
Lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic is associated with an increase in high blood pressure among patients admitted to emergency. That’s the finding of a study presented at the 46th Argentine Congress of Cardiology (SAC).
NASA Hosts Virtual Event to Leverage STEM, Small Business Opportunities with Minority Colleges
NASA Hosts Virtual Event to Leverage STEM, Small Business Opportunities with Minority Colleges
11/18/2020 5:22:40 AM
Media are invited to NASA’s 15th annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)/Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) Technology Infusion Road Tour, a virtual event.
Huawei ICT Competition 2019-2020 Global Final came to a successful conclusion, and students from many countries won awards
Huawei ICT Competition 2019-2020 Global Final came to a successful conclusion, and students from many countries won awards
11/16/2020 1:23:39 PM
The Global Final of the Huawei ICT Competition 2019–2020 came to a successful conclusion at Huawei’s spectacular Songshan Lake campus in Dongguan. Focusing on the theme of "Connection · Glory · Future", this year’s Global Final was held online for the first time due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Health Care Workers Most at Risk for COVID-19
Health Care Workers Most at Risk for COVID-19
11/16/2020 1:07:57 PM
Health care workers — particularly nurses — have a higher prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 infection than non-health care workers, according to researchers at Rutgers, which released baseline results from a large prospective study of participants at Rutgers and affiliated hospitals recruited during the early phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.
‘The Independent Learner’s Guide to Successful Home-Schooling’ is Now Free to Download for Five Days (16/11/2020)
‘The Independent Learner’s Guide to Successful Home-Schooling’ is Now Free to Download for Five Days (16/11/2020)
11/16/2020 9:00:00 AM
Faye Paige is proud to present the Kindle edition of her invaluable guide to home-schooling as an adolescent in a way that guarantees the maximising of one’s potential and some serious results (both personal and academic)—without facing the risk of burnout, procrastination, or overwork.  Written candidly and honestly, Faye Paige clearly and reassuringly lays on the table …
System brings deep learning to “internet of things” devices
System brings deep learning to “internet of things” devices
11/16/2020 3:36:15 AM
Deep learning is everywhere. This branch of artificial intelligence curates your social media and serves your Google search results. Soon, deep learning could also check your vitals or set your thermostat.
‘The Independent Learner’s Guide to Successful Home-Schooling’ is Free to Download for Five Days (16/11/2020)
‘The Independent Learner’s Guide to Successful Home-Schooling’ is Free to Download for Five Days (16/11/2020)
11/15/2020 9:00:00 AM
Faye Paige is proud to present the Kindle edition of her invaluable guide to home-schooling as an adolescent in a way that guarantees the maximising of one’s potential and some serious results (both personal and academic)—without facing the risk of burnout, procrastination, or overwork.
Bank of America Announces $2.5 Million Contribution to Augusta Community Focused on Educational and Economic Opportunities
Bank of America Announces $2.5 Million Contribution to Augusta Community Focused on Educational and Economic Opportunities
11/12/2020 4:08:24 PM
Bank of America announced a $2.5 million grant to the Augusta, Ga. community, dedicated to the redevelopment of the nearby neighborhoods of Harrisburg and Laney Walker.
Huawei ICT Competition 2019–2020 Global Final Showcases 110 Teams from 39 Countries
Huawei ICT Competition 2019–2020 Global Final Showcases 110 Teams from 39 Countries
11/9/2020 6:39:17 AM
The Huawei ICT Competition 2019–2020 Global Final kicked off at the Huawei Base, Songshan Lake, Dongguan. Under the theme of "Connection · Glory · Future", this year’s competition is being held online.