December 23, 2021

State awards Del State $230,000 grant for Black History project

Courtesy of Delaware State University Delaware State University has been enlisted by the First State to play a major role in ensuring that Black History instruction is included in the education programming in all school districts and charter schools in Delaware. With the state enactment of House Bill 198, the University’s Department of History, Political Science


UDC Receives $2.3 Million Donation—Its Largest Private Gift In History

Courtesy of University of the District of Columbia University of the District of Columbia (UDC) received a collective $2.3 million private gift from an anonymous donor to support Black, Brown and economically disadvantaged UDC students in their academic pursuits. Earlier this year, UDC received $300,000 from the donor to support the DAWN (Developing America’s Workforce

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 23: A general view of Climate Pledge Arena with the center ice logo prior to the Kraken's inaugural home opening game between the Seattle Kraken and the Vancouver Canucks on October 23, 2021 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Steph Chambers/Getty Images)

NHL to pause season and resume after Christmas

By Jill Martin, Because of Covid-19 issues, the National Hockey League and NHL Players Association have announced updated plans and now will pause operations leaguewide beginning Wednesday and lasting through Christmas, with team facilities reopening December 26. The two Tuesday games that have remained on the schedule — the Washington Capitals at the Philadelphia Flyers and

Howard University NEXTGEN TV Broadcast Collaborative

Nextgen TV Launches In Washington, DC, In Monumental Public And Commercial Collaboration That Modernizes Broadcast Television

Written by Howard University Newsroom Washington, D.C., television viewers can now experience the future of broadcast television as Howard University’s WHUT and four local affiliates of national broadcast networks have launched NEXTGEN TV, a revolutionary new digital broadcast technology based on the same fundamental technology as the internet and digital apps. Viewers in the Washington


President Biden Announces TSU’s Dr. Earthea Nance as Regional Appointment for EPA

Courtesy of Texas Southern University President Joe Biden announced his intent this week to appoint individuals to serve in key regional roles, including TSU’s Dr. Earthea Nance, associate professor of urban planning and environmental policy, as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator for Region 6. Regional Administrators lead the EPA’s 10 regional offices around

US Army Critical Care Nurse, Captain Edward Rauch Jr., prepares to enter a room of a Covid-19 patient on a ventilator at Beaumont Hospital in Dearborn, Michigan, on December 17, 2021. - Beaumont Hospital is assisted by 23 military medical personnel from the US Army, sent by the Department of Defense, to assist during the health system's fourth Covid-19 surge. (Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY / AFP) (Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP via Getty Images)

For the second Christmas in a row, hospital workers will face the trauma of Covid-19 patient deaths

By Travis Caldwell, With the potentially more transmissible Omicron now the most widely detected variant in the US, hospitals are preparing for additional Covid-19 cases as millions of Americans face infection. And for the second year in a row, many doctors and nurses on the frontlines of the pandemic will be treating these patients over the Christmas holiday. Haleigh

2CC4AD1 Washington DC, United States, democratic party vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris in election campaign in Washington DC

Harris says Biden administration ‘didn’t see’ Delta or Omicron coming

By Jasmine Wright, Vice President Kamala Harris said the Biden administration “didn’t see,” either Delta or Omicron coronavirus variants coming, appearing to reinforce the perception that the federal response was caught flat-footed by the more severe Delta variant that swept over the country in the summertime. “We didn’t see Delta coming. I think most scientists did not

President Joe Biden participates in a CNN town hall on July 21 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Biden says he supports filibuster carve-out for voting rights

By Kyle Blaine, President Joe Biden says he supports making an exception to the Senate filibuster rules in order to pass voting rights legislation. “If the only thing standing between getting voting rights legislation passed and not getting passed is the filibuster, I support making the exception of voting rights for the filibuster,” Biden told ABC

A Boeing 737 MAX airliner piloted by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Steve Dickson lands following an evaluation flight at Boeing Field the in Seattle, Washington, on September 30, 2020. (Photo by Jason Redmond / AFP) (Photo by JASON REDMOND/AFP via Getty Images)

A political fight over 5G could upend air travel: What you should know

By Brian Fung, From mask requirements to waived change fees, the pandemic has dramatically changed what it’s like to fly. But beginning early next year, even more changes could be coming to air travel — ones that have nothing to do with the coronavirus. These changes could lead to flight delays or diversions affecting tens