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Are You Getting Your Dollar’s Worth Where You Live?

Are You Getting Your Dollar’s Worth Where You Live?

  The 2016 Rio Games are now history! For those of you who have been more than preoccupied watching the various sporting events over the past two weeks, you can now step away from your television or other electronic devices. I enjoyed watching a few of the events, however, I didn’t have the luxury of … 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/
  • Future Topics: Updates on Zika Virus, TSCA, Fracking technolology, and Mars Rover. What is strategy? Cuba & Technology, Women Engineering PhDs, Women & Boards, and Booming Demand for Skilled Craft / Frequently Discussed Blog Topics: STEM, gas and energy related subjects, Her-Story, diversity & inclusion & unconscious bias, new product summaries, and business and work related issues
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