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St. Louis University High School freshman DeJuan Strickland says he always wanted to create his own comic book hero. He was finally able to do just that in 2021, when he self-published the comic book Tech Boy. Strickland has since published the second in the series — Science Girl — with a goal of furthering […]

We must be nimble and flexible if we are to keep up with accelerating AI The pace of change in AI is breath-taking. Non-specialists like you and me need to take note, says Simon Rawlinson of Arcadis. When I decided to focus a regular blog on Artificial Intelligence, my first idea was to focus on […]

Left to right: Amalia Pallares, UIC vice chancellor for diversity, equity and engagement; Dr. Robert Barish, UIC vice chancellor for health affairs; Donald Perrot, Potawatomi language expert; Adriana Black, director of the Odeh Center; Rhea Ballard-Thrower, UIC dean of libraries; Zoë Harris, UIC PhD student; and artist Miguel A. Del Real. (Photo: Miguel Vazquez.) Visitors […]

DETROIT, Mich., November 22, 2023 — Aetna Better Health® of Michigan, a CVS Health® company (NYSE: CVS), announced that Aetna® made two donations totaling $50,000 to Focus: HOPE and Leaders Advancing and Helping Communities to promote workforce development programs in Michigan. Aetna also provided donations totaling $150,000 to six community-based organizations to impact social determinants of health. […]

In July, Florida became the first state to allow schools to incorporate instructional videos with a conservative viewpoint from vendor PragerU into their classroom materials. Oklahoma and Montana rapidly followed. New Hampshire in September approved the use of online PragerU videos to satisfy financial literacy requirements in public schools. PragerU and one state education board […]

How the LEED Platinum City of Dayton approaches equitable …  USGBC Source link

False Confessions Pt.2: Using Science To Catch The Real Criminals  Blackchronicle Source link

It’s time to start knocking holiday shopping off your to-do list, especially if you’ve got a long list of people to shop for and a

The Hidden Figures Workshop brought together scholars from across Canada to discuss the experiences and findings of racialized academics, as well as paths to equity, diversity and inclusion. BY Chris Pickles, Faculty of Social Sciences November 27, 2023 Growing up and going to university in Ghana, Nathan Andrews was surrounded by Black academics. But when […]

Published: 28 November 2023 The human world, from our cities to our fields, has spread to every corner of the globe. Wildlife now has to adapt to a vastly altered landscape…and contend directly with us. Some animals are meeting this challenge head on. In Bali, long-tailed macaques have learned that by stealing tourists’ most precious […]

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