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  • Michigan State University Engineers build Ventilator Prototype using Parts commonly Available Around the World

    Michigan State University Engineers build Ventilator Prototype using Parts commonly Available Around the World | site |



    Team created an experimental mechanical ventilator using parts costing around $200



    April 30, 2020 - - Michigan State University (MSU) says its mechanical engineers have built a ventilator prototype using parts commonly available around the world. The University listed as advantages of the low cost ventilator prototype, the following:
    • First of its kind
    • Created ventilator using parts costing around $200
    • Low-cost
    • Can be assembled with high volume, in-stock materials and without advanced engineering training
    • Hope the project alleviates developing world concerns about medical equipment shortages.

    More information on the new prototype ventilator is located at https://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2020/m...tilator-design

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    Please press HERE
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  • U.S. Education Secretary DeVos Levies Largest-Ever Clery Fine Against Michigan State University, Requires Major Corrective Action Following Systemic Failure to Address Sexual Abuse

    U.S. Education Secretary DeVos Levies Largest-Ever Clery Fine Against Michigan State University, Requires Major Corrective Action Following Systemic Failure to Address Sexual Abuse| site |


    (September 5, 2019) - - The U.S. Department of Education published (today, September 5, 2019) the following information: WASHINGTON—Today, the U.S. Department of Education announced it will fine Michigan State University (MSU) a record $4.5 million and require the University to make major changes to its Title IX procedures following its systemic failure to protect students from sexual abuse. The fine and required corrective action come after two separate investigations, one by the office of Federal Student Aid (FSA) and the other by the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), as directed by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. "What transpired at Michigan State was abhorrent, inexcusable, and a total and complete failure to follow the law and protect students," said Secretary DeVos. "...
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  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Announces 2018 Government-Business Forum to Be Held at The Ohio State University

    U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Announces 2018 Government-Business Forum to Be Held at The Ohio State University



    Washington, DC - - (October 18, 2018) - - The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced it is partnering with the National Center for the Middle Market at The Ohio State University Max M. Fisher College of Business to host the SEC’s annual Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation on Dec. 12. This annual forum provides a platform to highlight additional measures to improve small business capital formation. “We have made it a priority to reach out to small businesses across the country,” said Chairman Jay Clayton. “Holding this event in Columbus, one of the top five best cities for entrepreneurs and startups, will give us the opportunity to hear directly from small businesses and their investors on ways to improve our regulatory system.” ...
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  • U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Competitive Grant Solicitation for Two New University Transportation Research Centers

    U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Competitive Grant Solicitation for Two New University Transportation Research Centers





    Washington, DC - - (September 21, 2018) - - The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) today published a Notice of Funding Opportunity for $15 million to fund two new University Transportation Centers (UTCs). “Our Universities are at the forefront of solution-oriented research addressing America’s changing demographics and increased freight volumes,” said Keith Nelson, Senior Advisor for Research and Technology. “These funds will support UTC programs that provide students with real opportunities to take part in cutting-edge transportation research.” As part of its UTC program, the Department is seeking applications from institutions of higher education to compete for recognition as new National UTCs. One center will focus on “Conges...
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  • Princeton in space: Princeton-led Instrument Prepares to ‘Kiss the Sun’

    Princeton in Space: Princeton-led Instrument Prepares to ‘Kiss the Sun’



    On Aug. 11, NASA will launch a spacecraft carrying a Princeton-led instrument that will fly repeatedly through the sun’s million-degree corona, getting closer to our star than any human-made spacecraft in history.
    Video courtesy of NASA




    By: Liz Fuller-Wright, Office of Communications, Princeton University


    Aug. 6, 2018 10 a.m.



    At about 4 a.m. on Aug. 11, the Parker Solar Probe is scheduled to lift off from Cape Canaveral carrying ISʘIS, an instrument suite led by Princeton’s David McComas to measure energetic particles from the sun’s corona and the solar wind. The car-sized satellite will be carried by a Delta-IV Heavy rocket, one of the tallest rockets launched in
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  • U.S. DOT Announces 7.7 million Dollars for First Round of Regional University Transportation Center Grants

    U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $7.7 Million for First Round of Regional University Transportation Center Grants



    Washington, DC - - (June 12, 2018) - - As part of the University Transportation Centers (UTC) program, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has selected the University of Maine, Rutgers University, and Pennsylvania State University for regional grants authorized under the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act for fiscal years 2016-2020. All three UTCs will receive their first-year funding now:
    • Region 1: University of Maine – Transportation Infrastructure Durability Center: $2,570,600
    • Region 2: Rutgers University - Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation: $2,570,600
    • Region 3: Pennsylvania State University – Center for Integrated Asset Management for Multi-modal Transportation Infrastructure Systems: $2,570,600

    In all, thirteen...
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  • U.S. Education Office for Civil Rights Launches Investigation into University of Southern California’s Handling of Sexual Harassment Claims

    U.S. Education Office for Civil Rights Launches Investigation into University of Southern California’s Handling of Sexual Harassment Claims


    Calls for full cooperation and transparency by university officials



    Washington, DC - - (June 11, 2018) - - The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today announced a Title IX directed, systemic investigation into the University of Southern California’s (USC) handling of reports of sexual harassment against former employee Dr. George Tyndall. OCR’s investigation will assess USC’s response to reports and complaints of sexual harassment during pelvic exams as early as 1990 that were not fully investigated by the University until spring 2016 and that the University did not disclose to OCR during an earlier investigation. “No student should ever endure sexual harassment or abuse while trying to pursue
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  • Project Documents for the 2013 TIGER Grant Providing Funding to the University City Prosperity Project in Sweetwater, FL

    Project Documents for the 2013 TIGER Grant Providing Funding to the University City Prosperity Project in Sweetwater, FL




    March 17, 2018


    Washington, DC - - (March 16, 2018) - - On March 16, 2018 the U.S Department of Transportation published the following information:

    Below are project documents for the 2013 TIGER Grant providing funding to the University City Prosperity Project in Sweetwater, FL. First is the original executed grant agreement, followed by two amendments. The lastest amendment (Amendment Two) was signed in 2017 and is the most up-to-date.

    https://www.transportation.gov/brief...rant-agreement

    https://www.transportation.gov/brief...ga-tiger-v-fiu

    https://www.transportation.gov/brief...ga-tiger-v-fiu




    Courtesy: U.S. Department of Transportation
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  • Statement from Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Following Listening Session with Historically Black College and University Leaders

    Statement from Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Following Listening Session with Historically Black College and University Leaders



    (February 28, 2017)


    Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement after meeting with presidents and chancellors of Historically Black Colleges and Universities at the White House: A key priority for this administration is to help develop opportunities for communities that are often the most underserved. Rather than focus solely on funding, we must be willing to make the tangible, structural reforms that will allow students to reach their full potential. Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have done this since their founding. They started from the fact that there were too many students in America who did not have equal access to education. They saw that the system wasn't working, that there was an absence of opportunity, so they took it upon themselves to provide the solution
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  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Awards 3 University Contracts Promoting Community Engagement with National Cemeteries

    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Awards 3 University Contracts Promoting Community Engagement with National Cemeteries








    Washington, DC - - (February 16, 2017) - - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has awarded three university contracts to research and share local history through the diversity of Veterans’ experience found in VA national cemeteries, officials announced Feb. 16. “The award of these three contracts signifies the VA National Cemetery Administration’s (NCA) dedication and commitment to providing enhanced memorialization and lasting tributes that commemorate the service and sacrifice of Veterans,” said Interim Under Secretary for Memorial Affairs Ronald E. Walters. NCA awarded three separate contracts to San Francisco State University, Black Hills State University and University of Central Florida to conduct cemetery research and produce educational material for K-12 schools and the general public
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  • U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Visits Howard University During Its 150th Anniversary

    U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Visits Howard University During Its 150th Anniversary










    February 10, 2017



    Washington, DC - - (February 9, 2017) - - Newly confirmed U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos traveled to Howard University (Washington, DC) to meet with Howard University President Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick. Her meeting with President Frederick was followed by a meeting with Howard University student leaders. Acknowledging the apparently positive nature of the visit, Secretary DeVos observed, “It was a pleasure to meet with Howard University President Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick and several student leaders this morning. We had a robust discussion around the many challenges facing higher education and the important role of HBCUs. Howard University plays a unique and valuable role in the fabric of our higher education system, and I am honored to help celebrate i
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  • U.S. Department of State Participates in Selection of University Partners for 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship

    U.S. Department of State Participates in Selection of University Partners for 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship







    February 8, 2018


    Washington, DC - - (February 7, 2017) - - The U.S. Department of State and its implementing partner, IREX, have selected 38 colleges and universities from across the United States to host the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders this summer. These institutions have designed programs that will empower 1,000 young leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa and their peers in the United States to build connections and develop skills needed to succeed in the globalized workforce. Each 2017 Mandela Washington Fellow will complete a six-week Academic and Leadership Institute at one of the selected U.S. colleges and universities in one of the following areas: business and entrepreneurship, civic leadership, or public management. Launched in 2014, the Mandela Washington Fellowship i
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    Michigan State University Engineers build Ventilator Prototype using Parts commonly Available Around the World
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    Michigan State University Engineers build Ventilator Prototype using Parts commonly Available Around the World | site |



    Team created an experimental mechanical ventilator using parts costing around $200



    April 30, 2020 - - Michigan State University (MSU) says its mechanical engineers have built a ventilator prototype using parts commonly available around the world. The University listed as advantages of the low cost ventilator prototype, the following:
    • First of its kind
    • Created ventilator using parts costing around $200
    • Low-cost
    • Can be assembled with high volume, in-stock materials and without advanced engineering training
    • Hope the project alleviates developing world concerns about medical equipment shortages.

    More information on the new prototype ventilator is located at https://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2020/m...tilator-design

    or

    Please press HERE
    ...
    04-30-2020, 07:22 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Education Secretary DeVos Levies Largest-Ever Clery Fine Against Michigan State University, Requires Major Corrective Action Following Systemic Failure to Address Sexual Abuse
    by Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Education Secretary DeVos Levies Largest-Ever Clery Fine Against Michigan State University, Requires Major Corrective Action Following Systemic Failure to Address Sexual Abuse| site |


    (September 5, 2019) - - The U.S. Department of Education published (today, September 5, 2019) the following information: WASHINGTON—Today, the U.S. Department of Education announced it will fine Michigan State University (MSU) a record $4.5 million and require the University to make major changes to its Title IX procedures following its systemic failure to protect students from sexual abuse. The fine and required corrective action come after two separate investigations, one by the office of Federal Student Aid (FSA) and the other by the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), as directed by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. "What transpired at Michigan State was abhorrent, inexcusable, and a total and complete failure to follow the law and protect students," said Secretary DeVos. "...
    09-12-2019, 01:44 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Announces 2018 Government-Business Forum to Be Held at The Ohio State University
    by Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Announces 2018 Government-Business Forum to Be Held at The Ohio State University



    Washington, DC - - (October 18, 2018) - - The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced it is partnering with the National Center for the Middle Market at The Ohio State University Max M. Fisher College of Business to host the SEC’s annual Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation on Dec. 12. This annual forum provides a platform to highlight additional measures to improve small business capital formation. “We have made it a priority to reach out to small businesses across the country,” said Chairman Jay Clayton. “Holding this event in Columbus, one of the top five best cities for entrepreneurs and startups, will give us the opportunity to hear directly from small businesses and their investors on ways to improve our regulatory system.” ...
    10-19-2018, 06:16 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Competitive Grant Solicitation for Two New University Transportation Research Centers
    by Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Competitive Grant Solicitation for Two New University Transportation Research Centers





    Washington, DC - - (September 21, 2018) - - The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) today published a Notice of Funding Opportunity for $15 million to fund two new University Transportation Centers (UTCs). “Our Universities are at the forefront of solution-oriented research addressing America’s changing demographics and increased freight volumes,” said Keith Nelson, Senior Advisor for Research and Technology. “These funds will support UTC programs that provide students with real opportunities to take part in cutting-edge transportation research.” As part of its UTC program, the Department is seeking applications from institutions of higher education to compete for recognition as new National UTCs. One center will focus on “Conges...
    09-22-2018, 11:38 AM
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    Princeton in space: Princeton-led Instrument Prepares to ‘Kiss the Sun’
    by Staff Reporter 1
    Princeton in Space: Princeton-led Instrument Prepares to ‘Kiss the Sun’



    On Aug. 11, NASA will launch a spacecraft carrying a Princeton-led instrument that will fly repeatedly through the sun’s million-degree corona, getting closer to our star than any human-made spacecraft in history.
    Video courtesy of NASA




    By: Liz Fuller-Wright, Office of Communications, Princeton University


    Aug. 6, 2018 10 a.m.



    At about 4 a.m. on Aug. 11, the Parker Solar Probe is scheduled to lift off from Cape Canaveral carrying ISʘIS, an instrument suite led by Princeton’s David McComas to measure energetic particles from the sun’s corona and the solar wind. The car-sized satellite will be carried by a Delta-IV Heavy rocket, one of the tallest rockets launched in
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    08-08-2018, 03:14 PM

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