Water education

VCU building will tell the story of 18th century human remains found in 1994 at the bottom of a well | Education

Workers discovered the human remains in 1994 during the construction of the Kontos Medical Sciences Building. The skeletal remains were 25 feet below East Marshall Street, where a separate hospital for African Americans existed. According to a Richmond Times-Dispatch story at the time, the brick well was “full of water and topped with clay,” preserving body parts. Other artifacts found …

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Punjab wallets: CM Channi maintains vigilance, mining, electricity; MP Randhawa returns home, Soni’s health

Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Tuesday assigned portfolios to his ministers, giving plum departments to his two deputies and new faces to the cabinet. The Chief Minister will hold the portfolios of personnel, vigilance, general administration, justice, legal and legislative affairs, information and public relations, environment, mining and geology , civil aviation, excise duties, investment promotion, hotels, electricity …

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Auburn University tackles United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Item body A new report from Auburn University illustrates how it is tackling the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The document, completed this summer, highlights how committed Auburn is to each of the 17 sustainable development goals, or ODD. The United Nations adopted the goals in 2015 as a way to address global challenges and achieve a better and more …

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Silverthorne’s primary curriculum combines STEM and outdoor education

This fall, Silverthorne Elementary students are cycling as part of the school’s outdoor education program.Louise Wacaser / Summit School District The Silverthorne Elementary School Outdoor Education Program is a way for students to learn more about science while engaging in the many outdoor resources that Summit County has to offer. Principal Louise Wacaser said the program began as a non-traditional …

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The future of software is usage-based pricing

The The Transform Technology Summits begin October 13 with Low-Code / No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Every software company advocates customer focus. Yet the common subscription pricing model for most cloud software is anything but customer centric. In a subscription pricing model, customers must choose to pay a recurring charge per month. Recurring charges are determined in advance …

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Community Schools in New Mexico Aim to Cover ‘All Basic Needs’ | Local News

If you’ve seen a community school, you’ve seen a community school. This unique mantra is intentional, said David Greenberg, executive director of the Center for Community Schools at the National Education Association of New Mexico. Just as the needs of every community are different, so are every community school. Although each of the 80 community schools in New Mexico offers …

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The legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps lives on in state parks

PITTSBURGH (AP) – America’s 20th-century “army of trees” brought generations of citizens closer to nature’s wonders while enduring the country’s greatest economic crisis. If the political winds are favorable, new recruits could have the chance to repeat this effort during the current health crisis. U.S. Senator Bob Casey, D-Scranton and the National Wildlife Federation propose the creation of a 21st …

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Can frogs teach us how to stay healthy? These scientists think so | KLBK | KAMC

LUBBOCK, Texas (press release) – The following is a press release from Texas Tech University: Can frogs’ ability to survive certain infections help humans to do the same? Texas University of Technology‘s Lisa Liméri is part of a new research collaboration seeking to answer this question. The partnership, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), will examine the resilience demonstrated …

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Utica Zoo finds new homes for California sea lions

The Utica Zoo will bid farewell to its California sea lion pair, the zoo said on Tuesday. The reason? The sea lion’s current habitat is too small to exercise freely, zoo officials said. Porter, a 19-year-old male sea lion, weighs 685 pounds. Her more delicate female counterpart, Munchkin, 23, weighs 240 pounds. With a 650-square-foot pool, Porter can only swim …

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