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Jul 14, 2014

Coast Guard frees sailboat trapped in Arctic ice

(AP) -- The U.S. Coast Guard has freed a Canadian sailboat that became trapped in Arctic ice off the north coast of Alaska. KTUU-TV reports ( the 36-foot Altan Girl out of Vancouver was attempting to sail to eastern Canada throu... #The Arctic #Canada #Alaska #National Science Foundation

Jul 09, 2014

UW Gets $5 Million to Create Environmental "Science Fiction"

Using a grant from the National Science Foundation, a federal government entity, UW experts and scientists have created a multimedia presentation that combines social theories, imagined scenarios, and predictions of future scientific data to contempl... #The Arctic #Canada #Alaska #National Science Foundation

Jul 22, 2014

Tiny Laser Sensor Heightens Bomb Detection Sensitivity

Sarah Yang, University of California - Berkeley New technology under development at the University of California, Berkeley, could soon give bomb-sniffing dogs some serious competition. A team of researchers led by Xiang Zhang, UC Berkeley professor o... #University of California Berkeley #University of California

Jul 24, 2014

Pimping Diversity

It has been said, "diversity management is a racket." Regrettably, there is a great deal of truth in this statement. In fact, "diversity management" has become a thriving industry with few bottom-line results that is in little danger of disappearing;... #University of California Berkeley #University of California

Jul 16, 2014

Free admission to Springfield Museums, Eric Carle Museum and Boston Museum of Fine Arts. on Friday

The Highland Street Foundation’s “Free Fun Fridays” program, which includes over 60 institutions across the commonwealth. The bronze statues of Dr. Seuss and the Cat in the Hat, part of the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden. Photo courtesy... #University of California Berkeley #University of California

Jul 12, 2014

UAMS names clinic after Delta Dental

Nearly five years after University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Chancellor Dr. Dan Rahn expressed an interest in expanding dental education in the state, the academic medical center unveiled in a special ceremony Friday the new name for its recen... #University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences #Texas #Louisiana #Oklahoma #Missouri #Tennessee #Mississippi #Arkansas Department of Health #Labor Department #Cleveland, TN

Jul 08, 2014

Government awards €23m in grants to science projects

Funding of €23m for 40 university science projects has been unveiled by the Government through Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), the publicly funded research institution. The funding will go to researchers and post-graduate students in the areas of r... #Dublin, Ireland #University College Dublin #Dublin City University #Trinity College, Dublin #University College Cork #National University of Ireland, Galway #National University of Ireland, Maynooth

Jul 08, 2014

UMass President Robert Caret announces arts grants including one for theater project involving Springfield

The creative arts fund supports eight projects by UMass faculty members in the arts, humanities and social sciences at all five campuses aimed to bring new creative resources to Massachusetts communities. AMHERST –President Robert L. Caret has awarde... #Massachusetts #Springfield, MA #University of Massachusetts Amherst

Jul 03, 2014

Charging Our Wireless Gadgets While We Walk

National Science Foundation By the end of 2014, Earth will be home to more mobile electronic devices than people. Smartphones, tablets, e-readers, not to mention wearable health and fitness trackers, smart glasses and navigation devices--today's popu... #National Science Foundation #International Energy Agency #Georgia Institute of Technology