November 18, 2021

Morehouse College, Aetho to Launch 3D Interactive Campus Using Mobile Edge Computing with Verizon 5G and AWS Wavelength

By Morehouse College, Morehouse College has teamed up with augmented reality technology company Aetho, the makers of Beame, to create a 3D, fully interactive, online version of its campus to create a more inclusive admissions experience for students interested in attending the highly-ranked, historically Black college. Using this new platform, financially challenged or geographically distributed prospective


Tallahassee City Commission Honors Former FAMU Football Coach Hubbard

By Andrew Skerritt, The City of Tallahassee Commission honored former Florida A&M University head football coach Rudy Hubbard with the key to the city Wednesday. At the start of the Commission’s regular meeting, City Commissioner Dianne Williams-Cox read the proclamation and lauded Hubbard for his profound impact and service to the community. “One of the


John Hope Bryant Named First Entrepreneur Scholar-in-Residence at Clark Atlanta University’s School of Business

By Clark Atlanta University, Clark Atlanta University (CAU) President George T. French, Jr., Ph.D., announced today that financial literacy entrepreneur and businessman John Hope Bryant has been appointed the first Entrepreneur Scholar-in-Residence at CAU’s School of Business Administration, commencing this month. Bryant is the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Atlanta-based Operation HOPE, Inc., a leading national non-profit dedicated to financial literacy


TSU, UCOR Partnership to Spur Engineering Students’ Interest in Environmental Management

By Emmanuel Freeman, Tennessee State University has entered a partnership with UCOR, a leading cleanup contractor for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge Reservation, to spur student interest in environmental management opportunities. The goal is to help build a pipeline of qualified candidates for ongoing environmental management work at Oak Ridge and DOE facilities elsewhere.


It’s Time to Celebrate International Week at ECSU

By Robert Kelly-Goss, It’s International Week at Elizabeth City State University and that means a list of events focused on celebrating the incredible diversity across the campus from faculty and staff to students. The five-days of events begins this afternoon at the Ridley Student Center with live entertainment, and comments from international students. Beginning at


How political organizers are channeling parents’ education frustrations

By Gabe Cohen, Watching from her home in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Clarice Schillinger wasn’t surprised when Glenn Youngkin — riding parents’ fears and frustrations with schools — won the Virginia governor’s race. She says she saw the writing on the wall. “I hope that the race in Virginia really woke a lot of people up and


Hampton University School of Science and the Department of Biological Sciences Introduces CURE to Introductory Biology Classes

By Hampton University, The Hampton University School of Science has introduced CURE (Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience) to all Biology 105 courses. CURE is a novel form of classroom-based courses that offer students hands-on experience conducting original research and offer faculty the opportunity to generate new information within their discipline.  “Here at Hampton University, we offer

A transfer case with the remains of Army Staff Sgt. Ryan C. Knauss, 23, of Corryton, Tennessee, are carried off of a military aircraft as US President Joe Biden attends the dignified transfer at Dover Air Force Base in Dover, Delaware, August, 29, 2021, one of the 13 members of the US military killed in Afghanistan last week. - President Joe Biden prepared Sunday at a US military base to receive the remains of the 13 American service members killed in an attack in Kabul, a solemn ritual that comes amid fierce criticism of his handling of the Afghanistan crisis. Biden and his wife, Jill, both wearing black and with black face masks, first met far from the cameras with relatives of the dead in a special family center at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware.The base, on the US East Coast about two hours from Washington, is synonymous with the painful return of service members who have fallen in combat. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)

Senate sends bill awarding Congressional Gold Medal to US service members killed in Kabul airport bombing to Biden’s desk

By Ali Zaslav and Devan Cole, The Senate on Wednesday unanimously passed a bill that would award the Congressional Gold Medal to 13 US service members killed in a terrorist attack outside Kabul’s airport in August, sending the bill to President Joe Biden’s desk for his signature. The bill was unanimously passed by the House in late

US President Joe Biden, with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (R), speaks to the press after meeting with the Senate Democratic caucus to build support for his infrastructure and economic investment goals during the Democratic luncheon at the US Capitol on July 13, 2021 in Washington, DC, July 14, 2021. - The meetings come as the president and his allies step on the accelerator in hopes of getting two huge spending packages passed within the next couple months. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP) (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images)

Biden announces two new circuit court selections in first-year sprint to fill judicial openings

By Phil Mattingly, President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced two new selections to serve as circuit judges as the push to name — and confirm — a raft of judicial nominees stays a central focus of the White House and Senate Democrats, according to a White House official. Biden has selected Andre B. Mathis as his nominee