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Global Campus Chancellor appointed President-Elect of UPCEA Board of Directors – WSU Insider

Washington State University Campus World Chancellor Dave Cillay has been appointed by UPCEA as president-elect of the organization’s board of directors. UPCEA is a Washington, DC-based association of college and university leaders in professional, continuing, and online education. Cillay has served on the organization’s board of directors for three years and was selected as secretary […]

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Pitt Center Provides Resources for Police Accountability

With the hyper fragmentation of Allegheny County – containing 130 municipalities and 108 police departments – Pitt’s Center for Analytical Approaches to Social Innovation has created a resource to bring together and consolidate police information in one place. CAASI studies a variety of social issues – such as systemic racism, the wage gap, and inmate […]

Soil and water

Community Supported Agriculture at Good Rain Farm in Gresham

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – Getting fresh food near your home is more popular these days thanks to a subscription program called Community Supported Agriculture (CSA). A local farmer who participates in the CSA program, Michelle Week of Good Rain Farm in Gresham, showed KOIN 6 News how CSAs are also connecting more people to neighboring […]

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Nominations begin Monday for the 2022 elections; See which races will be on your ballot

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Candidates who want to run for most local, state, federal or judicial office in 2022 can file for office from Monday December 6 to Friday December 17 at noon. At the county level, races that include the county commissioner, school board, sheriff and court clerk will be on the ballots in […]

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WTA suspends tournaments in China over Peng concerns

Dec. 1 (Reuters) – The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) on Wednesday announced the immediate suspension of all tournaments in China over concerns over the welfare of former world number one doubles Peng Shuai and the safety of others players. The US-based tour’s decision to pull out of one of its biggest markets has been applauded […]

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New wave of hospitalizations for COVID-19 straining Indiana’s healthcare resources | Health care

According to the Indiana Department of Health, only 44 of 240 intensive care unit beds in Northwest Indiana hospitals were unoccupied as of Monday. In the meantime, medical groups are urging Hoosiers who have not yet received the COVID-19 vaccine to do so immediately to protect themselves against infection, hospitalization and death from the coronavirus. […]

Soil and water

St. George City Council approves zone change and hillside development permit for hotel on Blackridge Drive – St George News

ST. GEORGE – At first glance, the land at the northwest corner of Blackridge Drive and 250 West in St. George doesn’t look like much. The red floor is strewn with boulders and abandoned sofas, recliners and an oven, among other trash. The land at the northwest corner of Blackridge Drive and 250 West, St. […]

Water conservation

Terrawatch: What the world can learn from the sinking of the Chinese city | Science

Fproblems and sinkholes are the norm in China’s Shanxi Province. Intensive agriculture combined with heavy charcoal production put enormous pressure on water resources and dried up the land, leaving Taiyuan City, with a population of 5 million, and its surroundings suffering from high rates of highest sag in the world. Pipelines, roads, bridges and railroads […]

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Teachstone publishes resources to help families make the most of daily interactions with young children at home, stimulate children’s learning and development

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia., November 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Teachstone, pioneering developer of the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS®) included in assessment and quality improvement systems in 23 states and used by Head Start programs nationwide, announced today the release of “Meaningful interactions at home” a suite of resources designed to help families with young […]

Soil and water

Vast global underground fungal networks to be mapped for the first time | Mushrooms

Vast networks of underground fungi – the “planet’s circulatory system” – need to be mapped for the first time, in an attempt to protect them from damage and improve their ability to absorb and store carbon dioxide. Fungi use carbon to build networks in the soil, which connect to plant roots and act as nutrient […]