CEP CALLS ON U.S. UNIVERSITIES TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION AGAINST QATAR PARTNER
NEW YORK, Dec. 1 -- The Counter Extremism Project issued the following news release on Nov. 30, 2023:
Today Counter Extremism Project (CEP) Chief Executive Officer Ambassador Mark D. Wallace called on the Presidents of every U.S. university with a Qatari satellite campus to demand that the Al-Thani Royal Family remand Hamas leadership into U.S. or Israeli custody and ensure the safe return of all remaining hostages.
Ambassador Wallace stated:
"American institutions of higher education are run more
IChemE Celebrates 2023 Global Awards Winners
MELBOURNE, Australia, Dec. 1 -- The Institution of Chemical Engineers issued the following news release:
IChemE has announced the winners of its 2023 Global Awards at a ceremony held this evening at the Hilton Metropole, Birmingham, UK.
Widely recognised as the world's most prestigious chemical engineering awards, the event, hosted by television presenter Dallas Campbell, showcased organisations and teams from around the world that are demonstrating excellence in chemical, biochemical and proc more
Computer Science Research
UM Makes Significant Breakthrough in Computer Science and Improves Computing Resource Efficiency
MACAU, China, Nov. 18 (TNSres) -- The University of Macau issued the following news release:
A research team led by Xu Cheng-Zhong, chair professor in the Faculty of Science and Technology (FST) of the University of Macau (UM), and Xu Huanle, assistant professor in FST, have made significant breakthroughs in the field of cloud computing. The team has designed an innovative resource management system that can improve the efficiency of computing resource use and reduce CPU resource use by nearly more
Binghamton University: Could a Smartphone App Help Prevent Falls in Older Adults?
BINGHAMTON, New York, Nov. 18 (TNSres) -- Binghamton University issued the following news:
Most adults who find themselves in their golden years quickly realize that their overall ability to maintain balance isn't what it used to be. One out of every four adults ages 65 and up in the United States are likely to suffer from a fall, the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries in that age group.
But they don't have to be -- and a Binghamton University study has been working to prevent falls, more
Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery Issues Articles in December 2023 Edition
NEW YORK, Nov. 18 -- Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery, a magazine that says it covers computer science, published articles on the following topics in its December 2023 edition (Vol. 66, No. 12):
* On Expert Testimony
* Comparing Chatbots Trained in Different Languages
* Tales of Topological Qubits
* Saving Digital Libraries and the Internet Archive
* Revamping Python for an AI World
* Thus Spake ChatGPT
* Why Is the Current XAI Not Meeting the Expectations?
* A C more
MIT School of Management: Will Quantum Computing Be Better for Your Business?
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, Nov. 18 (TNSres) -- The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management issued the following news release:
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New MIT Sloan research presents a framework for business leaders to analyze whether to use quantum or traditional computing to yield the best outcome
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MIT Sloan School of Management researchers present a new framework for understanding in which circumstances quantum computing will provide significant advantages to businesses, and w more
Too Close for Comfort: USC Viterbi Students Use AI to Prevent Aircraft Collisions
LOS ANGELES, California, Nov. 18 (TNSres) -- The University of Southern California's Viterbi School of Engineering issued the following news:
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USC had two teams among top 10 finalists in national FAA Data Challenge 2023.
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That's how many near aircraft collisions have happened in the United States in the last 12 months, according to the New York Times.
Airline travel has long been considered one of the safest forms of travel. As statistician Arnold Barnett told ABC News: "If you ta more
USC Viterbi School of Engineering: The Reach of Online Learning to Ensure Continuing Access to Education
LOS ANGELES, California, Nov. 18 -- The University of Southern California's Viterbi School of Engineering issued the following news:
With many students in the world today living under challenging circumstances, continuing access to educational opportunities can be nearly impossible. Recognizing these unforeseen challenges, USC Viterbi faculty turned to DEN@Viterbi, the Distance Education Network at USC Viterbi, with more than 50 years of experience in hybrid and remote learning, to help student more
Disney World: Magical Merriment Arrives as EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays Presented by AdventHealth Begins Nov. 24
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida, Nov. 25 -- Disney World issued the following news release:
Guests can experience merry moments as EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays presented by AdventHealth jingles back to Walt Disney World(R) Resort Nov. 24-Dec. 30, 2023.
This celebration of global holidays comes to life with immersive experiences throughout World Showcase and beyond, as guests savor international cuisine, enjoy live entertainment and engage in family-friendly activities, while enjoying more
Cal. State-San Bernardino: Faculty in the News, Nov. 22
SAN BERNARDINO, California, Nov. 23 (TNSres) -- California State University San Bernardino campus issued the following Faculty In the News wrap up:
Stuart Sumida (biology) was a guest on a podcast about all things Star Wars to chat about the megafauna of Disney series "The Mandalorian."
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CSUSB professor discusses megafauna in Star Wars' 'The Mandalorian' (https://skywalkingthroughneverland.com/new-podcast-star-warsologies-44-paleontology/)
Nov 17, 2023
Podcast hosts J more
ETSU Presents 2023 Alumni Awards
JOHNSON CITY, Tennessee, Nov. 22 -- East Tennessee State University issued the following news on Nov. 21, 2023:
Nine East Tennessee State University alumni and friends were recently honored with 2023 Alumni Awards on Friday, Nov. 17.
The George L. Carter Award was presented to Lt. Gen. Ronald V. Hite, a member of the Class of 1964. Hite led a decorated career in the military that spans more than three decades, commanding at every level and holding many unique positions during assignments throu more
Team McChord Airmen, Units Recognized at Airlift/Tanker Association Conference
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Washington, Nov. 22 -- The U.S. Air Force McChord Air Force Base (62nd Airlift Wing) issued the following news:
By Senior Airman Colleen Anthony
The Air Mobility Community and Airlift/Tanker Association brought together Airmen and senior leaders Nov. 9-11 in Grapevine, Texas, to recognize Air Mobility Command's top performers and encourage professional development.
The ATA manages several recognition programs, including the Outstanding Aircrew Member Award, the Youn more
Automation of Sponsor Initiated Content Delivery
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Nov. 21 -- DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC., Burbank, California has been assigned a patent (No. US 11825158 B2, initially filed March 10, 2022) developed by five inventors Max Ades Lesser, San Francisco, California; Bryant Pinto, Haywood, California; Anmeen Leong, San Mateo, California; Ty Coghlan, Portland, Oregon; and Kevin Mack Leetham, Camas, Washington, for "Automation of sponsor initiated content delivery." more
Broadway Stage Not Too Big for Virginia Tech Alumnus
BLACKSBURG, Virginia, Nov. 21 -- Virginia Tech issued the following news:
Many students enroll at Virginia Tech with well-placed desires of pursuing an engineering degree, using their math and science skills to design, test, and building machines that better society.
So, too, did Bryson Baumgartel '14. But just a week into his first semester at Virginia Tech, he opted to strike a different chord and seek a rather unlikely course of study for a man of his mathematical aptitude. And in doing so, more
Connecticut Wesleyan University: New Book Explores Religion in the 19th Century Marketplace
MIDDLETOWN, Connecticut, Nov. 21 (TNSres) -- Connecticut Wesleyan University issued the following news on Nov. 20, 2023:
There are few things as deeply embedded in the American consciousness as the ideas of religion and capitalism. Assistant Professor of History Joseph Slaughter's new book talks about the connection between those two aspects of the national psyche and how Christian capitalism developed in the first half of the 19th century.
The book, entitled Faith in Markets: Christian Capita more
Define Return Value at Runtime
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Nov. 21 -- DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC., Burbank, California has been assigned a patent (No. US 11822627 B2, initially filed Aug. 15, 2022) developed by Nathan Lefler, New York, New York, and James A. Corrigan-Colville, Northport, New York, for "Define return value at runtime." more