New York teachers work to improve inequality in computer science classrooms – The Ticker

A study by the New York University Research Alliance’s CS4ALL initiative, CS4ALL. 2015, – showed it only 17% of public schools and meeting equity goals for girls, Black, and Latino students. While schools are making progress in developing computer science courses, the report found numerous inequities in the availability of computer science courses at school … Read more

We have a problem with science and risk communication

This article highlights the many aspects of our communication problem with using science to warn people about dangerous situations.The public doesn’t understand the “Cone of Uncertainty” hurricane.“ This article addresses the challenge of providing people with a graphical representation of a hurricane’s path. What better way than to give them pictures! Then the process “rocks” … Read more

We have a problem with science and risk communication

This article highlights the many aspects of our communication problem with using science to warn people about dangerous situations.The public doesn’t understand the “Cone of Uncertainty” hurricane.“ This article addresses the challenge of providing people with a graphical representation of a hurricane’s path. What better way than to give them pictures! Then the process “rocks” … Read more

Purdue Food Science receives $1.1 million grant to support commercial soy-based products – AgriNews

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The United Soybean Council announced a $1.1 million award to Purdue University’s Institute for Food Entrepreneurship and Production for a joint infrastructure and development project with the University of Arkansas and the University of Missouri. connection for small and medium scale processing of soy-based value-added products. The project is co-financed by … Read more

UNM Launches Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing

“These students already have everything they need to get a higher education and they have the credits to earn a nursing degree. There is a shortage of approximately 6,500 nurses in the state, so this new program will help close that gap,” he said. Students will learn with their peers. Building on previous experience, this … Read more