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A Graduate Program in Sustainability Expands to Environmental Security

Published: Jun 24, 2020 – 02:20 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Va., Jun. 24 /CSRwire/ - With more frequent catastrophic weather events, increased likelihood of conflicts, and heightened threats to our societies, adapting to the effects of climate change and resource scarcities requires intentional, cooperative, and systematic effort. Virginia Tech's Center for Leadership...

Sowing Doubt and Undermining Science

Published: Jun 11, 2020 – 03:01 PM EST

Originally published on erb.umich.edu People want to rely on scientific evidence in countless different contexts. As one professor put it, "Science has 'epistemic authority,' meaning it is the best method humans have available to understand what is true about the world." So science...

Domtar's Paper-Based Solutions Bring Variety, Creativity to Self-Isolation

Published: Jun 08, 2020 – 02:30 PM EST

Jun. 08 /CSRwire/ - Have your kids spent their days during quarantine glued to the TV or tablet? Have you "finished Netflix?" If so, it might be time to unplug and turn to paper-based solutions for enhanced productivity and entertainment. While the global...

Biogen and MIT Launch New Virtual Learning Lab for High School Students Historically Underrepresented in Science

Published: May 28, 2020 – 09:45 AM EST

• The online learning program combines lab simulations and mentoring experiences focused on biotechnology and neurological diseases, such as Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease and multiple sclerosis • Four hundred students from Massachusetts and North Carolina are enrolling in this no-fee program that also...

Achieving a 4.0 for Sustainability in Higher Education

Published: May 15, 2020 – 11:43 AM EST

Register here Presenter: Rami Vagal - Senior Sustainability Manager, Mohawk GroupCredits available: AIA, IDCEC, USGBC-GBCI This course assesses modern needs for higher education institutions to bring flexibility into a continuously transforming segment. Sustainability is at the forefront of higher institutional change; initiatives are...

Village Capital Accepting Applications for Latin America Entrepreneur Support Program

Published: May 13, 2020 – 01:31 PM EST

May 13 /CSRwire/ - Village Capital today announced the launch of applications for Finance Forward Latin America 2020, the second iteration of an investment-readiness program for early-stage financial health startups in Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Colombia and Peru. "This program comes as the...

Contemporary Art Inspires Students Competing in the 16th Annual Wilsonart Challenges Student Chair Design Competition

Published: May 11, 2020 – 09:12 AM EST

TEMPLE, Texas, May 11 /CSRwire/ - The principles of contemporary art was the theme that inspired students at Ryerson School of Interior Design to design and build chairs for the 16th Annual Wilsonart Challenges Student Chair Design Competition. Beyond basic form and function,...

With COVID-19, Getting Through the Next Few Months of College Just Became More Stressful

Published: Apr 29, 2020 – 01:43 PM EST

Apr. 29 /CSRwire/ - Bottom Line partners with students from underserved communities to get into college, graduate, and launch a thriving career. Their model is predicated on the power of relationship-based, data-driven advising to provide first-generation students from low-income backgrounds with the best...

Celebrate DNA Day With No-Cost Virtual Learning Resources Provided by Illumina

Published: Apr 27, 2020 – 02:20 PM EST

Apr. 27 /CSRwire/ - Over 65 years ago, DNA was discovered by Rosalind Franklin, Maurice Wilkins, James Watson and other colleagues. Today, their discovery is the cornerstone research on which life-saving cures to disease, cancer, and more is based. To celebrate DNA's importance,...

Teaching Young Adults Financial Health Strategies for the Days ‘Beyond College’

Published: Apr 27, 2020 – 02:09 PM EST

Posted on Wells Fargo Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Advisor Sarah Schweppe has memorized the syllabus for what she considers 'Finance 101,' the basics of what she believes young people need to know about finances as they enter adulthood. She remembers what her parents,...

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