WHITE HOUSE NEWS: President Biden Names The Ninth Round Of Judicial Nominees
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WHITE HOUSE NEWS: President Biden Names The Ninth Round Of Judicial Nominees

The President is announcing ten judicial nominees, including nine new candidates for the federal bench. All of the nominees are extraordinarily qualified, experienced, and devoted to the rule of law and our Constitution. These choices also continue to fulfill the President’s promise to ensure that the nation’s courts reflect the diversity that is one of our…

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BUSINESS: VeraForm(R), Marker Outperforms Clips In Tumor Bed Delineation Accuracy Study

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Videra Surgical Inc., the developer of the novel adaptable tumor bed marker VeraForm® for breast cancer surgery, announced the presentation of an independent study at this week’s ASTRO conference in Chicago and the American College of Surgeons annual meeting. Conducted by a joint team of breast surgeons…

WHITE HOUSE NEWS: White House Appoints 2021-2022 Class Of White House Fellows
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WHITE HOUSE NEWS: White House Appoints 2021-2022 Class Of White House Fellows

Today, the President’s Commission on White House Fellows announced the appointment of the 2021-2022 class of White House Fellows, the most diverse class in the history of the program. The prestigious White House Fellowship program embeds professionals from diverse backgrounds for a year of working as a full-time, paid fellow for White House staff, Cabinet…

OPINION: Activists Attack The Chamber Of Climate Chaos
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OPINION: Activists Attack The Chamber Of Climate Chaos

Amid a wave of climate protests in Washington, D.C. this week, some campaigners scaled the U.S. Chamber of Commerce office to call out the nation’s largest lobbying group for fueling climate chaos and urge members to cut ties with the business association.Activists flanked the building’s entrance with a pair of banners that said: “Welcome to…

BUSINESS: Matrix New World Engineering Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
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BUSINESS: Matrix New World Engineering Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Olga Abinader is the Director of Environmental Review and Land Use Planning and shares her heritage with children. Newark, NJ (1888PressRelease) October 08, 2021 – Matrix New World Engineering (Matrix) celebrated and participated in Hispanic Heritage Month. On Saturday, October 2, Olga Abinader, Director of Environmental Review and Land Use Planning, led an event at…

RELIGION: CPJ issues reports on regional impacts of COVID-19 pandemic
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RELIGION: CPJ issues reports on regional impacts of COVID-19 pandemic

Academic research finds several ways government and civil society can help families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic WASHINGTON — Today the Center for Public Justice (CPJ) released new academic research conducted by three undergraduate student-faculty pairs—who were awarded The Hatfield Prize. The 2021 awardees are three student-and-faculty pairs from Council for Christian Colleges & Universities…

SPACE: US Probes Afghan Strike That Killed Aid Worker
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SPACE: US Probes Afghan Strike That Killed Aid Worker

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Tuesday he did not know if a final strike in Afghanistan killed an aid worker rather than an Islamic State militant, saying an investigation was underway. In the last known hit before US troops ended their 20-year war in Afghanistan, a Reaper drone struck a car in Kabul…

Lady Gaga and J.Lo Sell ‘Well’ Building Seal, But It’s a Payday, Not a PSA
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Lady Gaga and J.Lo Sell ‘Well’ Building Seal, But It’s a Payday, Not a PSA

Viewers could be excused for thinking Robert De Niro was just being a good fella in an ad promoting safe buildings amid the covid pandemic, along with the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Lady Gaga and Michael B. Jordan. This story also ran on The Daily Beast. It can be republished for free. They would be…

NTU Professor’s achievements recognised with ASME’s prestigious medal 
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NTU Professor’s achievements recognised with ASME’s prestigious medal 

News Release 25-May-2021 NTU Professor’s achievements recognised with ASME’s prestigious medal Research has seen him scrutinising geckos, bones, and conch shells Nanyang Technological University Award Announcement IMAGE: Prof Gao Huajian, formerly from Stanford and Brown University, joined NTU Singapore in 2019. He was installed as Distinguished University Professor at NTU in the same year. (L-R)…

How school board meetings could attract more diverse audiences and boost public trust
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How school board meetings could attract more diverse audiences and boost public trust

News Release24-May-2021 How school board meetings could attract more diverse audiences and boost public trust Brown University Research News PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Schools in the U.S. are set to receive $123 billion in federal pandemic relief funding. Across the country, parents and school administrators are engaging in spirited debates about whether to teach…

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The outer bounds of big questions

Christopher Rose ’79, SM ’81, PhD ’85, earned three MIT degrees in electrical engineering but has always been drawn to many disciplines. As a professor of engineering at Brown University, he’s working at the frontiers of communications theory, while as an administrator, he’s striving to enhance student and faculty diversity across STEM disciplines.  And he’s…

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