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Sage Wisdom From Selected Commencement 2016 Speakers

Sage Wisdom From Selected Commencement 2016 Speakers

[Photos are from Howard University’s 148th Commencement Convocation, May 7, 2016.] The month of May is usually jammed packed with activities, celebrations, and events that include May Day, Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day Weekend, etc. Add to the above the countless number of  high school and college commencement exercises that are staged during … Continue reading

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  • Four new elements added to periodic table The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry has filled out the seventh line of the periodic table by adding four new elements. A team of scientists in Japan has been credited with the discovery of element 113, called ununtrium. Elements 115 (ununpentium), 117 (ununseptium) and 118 (ununoctium) were credited to a joint team of Russian and American scientists. CNET (1/4), National Public Radio (1/4)
  • Two South Coast Universities Take Part In Program To Help Women Advance In Engineering, Math, Science Two South Coast universities are among four campuses statewide taking part in a new push to help women advance in engineering, math, and science. UC Santa Barbara, Cal State Channel Islands, as well as UC Merced, and San Diego State are sharing a $750,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to help with what’s known as the “ADVANCE” program.  The campuses will create a collaborative research and training center for female scientists and faculty members, with a special emphasis on minority women.   Over the next five years, the universities will hold joint workshops and retreats focused on specific areas of research. http://www.kclu.org/2015/10/14/two-south-coast-universities-take-part-in-program-to-help-minority-women-in-engineering-math-science/
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