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A student in the teachHOUSTON program leads a class of high school students. Photo courtesy: Chris Watts, UH College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Careers in computer and information technology are expected to grow over the next decade, but projections show there won’t be enough teachers to educate these future professionals. The University of Houston’s …

OTTAWA — Ottawa residents are being urged to keep doors and windows locked at all times after several break and enters in the Westboro area. Ottawa Police say the Break and Enter Unit has received “several reports of daytime residential break and enters within the last week.” The incident have occurred while residents are home …

Social distancing was not a barrier to Dave Pitcher, Pleasanton North Rotary president-elect, as he presented a $5,000 donation to Vicki Gordillo, president of the nonprofit Assistance League of Amador Valley, on May 20. Funds will support the league’s Operation School Bell, which in 2019 sponsored shopping trips that enabled 325 disadvantaged children from Pleasanton, …

ST. LOUIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–World Wide Technology (WWT), a market-leading $12 billion technology solutions provider, today announced the launch of a new Global Community Impact program, matching $1 million to support agencies assisting families affected by COVID-19 and organizations accelerating research to develop a vaccine and treatment for the virus. The initiative is part of an ongoing …

Following a fall 2019 license agreement between RoadPrintz Inc. and Case Western Reserve University, the company is now building a prototype street-painting vehicle to demonstrate to leading national industry partners that the technology can provide street-painting cheaper, faster and with significantly less risk to road-workers. RoadPrintz incorporated technology created at Case Western Reserve into a …

POTSDAM — When Rivka Rocchio took her position as assistant professor of theatre at SUNY Potsdam in 2016, she also brought her desire to take her skills as a community and cultural development specialist into local correctional facilities. In 2013, while attending graduate school in Arizona, where she received her M.F.A in Theatre for Youth …

A trial to shore up the supply of drinking water in a remote Central Australian community will soon get underway, involving hydropanels that make water “out of thin air”. Key points: Yuelamu will trial 30 hydro panels for three months over winter as a possible solution to drinking water security issues The panels use solar …

Some of our patients are lucky enough to have an extra member on their team to address racial and economic disparities: a Community Health Worker. Community Health Workers are non-medical, lay members of the community who help break down barriers that prevent families from being able to adequately care for their child’s diabetes. They link …

May 3, 2020 – Ottawa, Ontario Canadian scientists, businesses and manufacturers are stepping up to fight COVID-19. The Government of Canada is investing in projects that will support Canada in the global race to find a treatment for COVID-19 while building domestic capabilities to fight future pandemics. The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science …

The Hon Sussan Ley MP, Minister for the Environment Senator the Hon. Jonno Duniam, Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries New technology supported by Morrison Government funding is helping to protect marine life and deliver positive results for the longline fishing industry. Funded through the Federal Government’s Our Marine Parks Grants Program, the project being …