January 12, 2023

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - DECEMBER 13: A United Airlines flight taxis at O'Hare International Airport on December 13, 2022 in Chicago, Illinois. United Airlines said that it has placed an order for 100 new Boeing 787s, a purchase estimated to be valued at more than $16 billion. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FAA is pausing all domestic departures after reporting a system outage

By Emily Olson The Federal Aviation Administration is pausing all domestic flight departures until 9 a.m. ET after a technology outage reported overnight. The FAA’s system for After thousands of flights were delayed or canceled on Wednesday, the Federal Aviation Administration’s preliminary investigation points to a “damaged database file” in a key system. The agency


Hampton University Students Participate in 3-Day Entrepreneurship Boot Camp Sponsored by Ferguson and Pharrell’s Black Ambition Initiative

Courtesy of Hampton University Hampton University students participated in a three-day Startup Entrepreneurship Boot Camp from Friday, October 28 to Sunday, October 30, 2022. The program introduced entrepreneurship methods to aspiring entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds. Students learned how to recognize and act on opportunities in the market by designing a business model, developing a prototype,


Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Awards Quantum Biology Laboratory at Howard University $1M for Matter-to-Life Research

By Misha Cornelius The¬†Alfred P. Sloan Foundation¬†has awarded $1M to the¬†Quantum Biology Laboratory (QBL)¬†at Howard University, under the direction of principal investigator¬†Philip Kurian, PhD, as part of its¬†‚ÄúMatter-to-Life‚ÄĚ Program. Advances in how quantum physics enhances signaling in the warm, wet, and wiggly world of biology have made it possible for scientists to address old questions


Fisk University Approved for $10 million to Launch Incubation and Innovation Center

Courtesy of Fisk University The project will reimagine Burrus Hall on Fisk’s campusas a community space to support the next generation of entrepreneurs in North Nashville and across the city.   Mayor John Cooper and Fisk University will announce the launch of the Darrell S. Freeman Sr. Incubation and Innovation Center. This Center will focus on supporting the next generation of startups and entrepreneurs and will be housed at Burrus Hall, which


Ascend Grant to Help Stillman Support Student Parents

Courtesy of Stillman College Stillman College has joined a cohort of eight HBCUs and Tribal Colleges and Universities selected to partner with the Black and Native Futures Fund, a new capacity-building fund to provide financial support to student parents. The Black and Natives Future Fund will provide $75,000 to Stillman to provide flexible class formats, customized