Rowan University has announced the first grants of the Camden Health Research Initiative, a $50 million pledge by Rowan to fund research in and/or impacting the City of Camden during the next 10 years. Rowan awarded the initial grants, totaling $3.06 million, to faculty working on 24 projects in 16 departments or divisions at the University at the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University including the School of Osteopathic Medicine, Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering, College of Science & Mathematics, College of Education, College of Communication & Creative Arts, and Cooper University Health Care. All proposals were externally peer reviewed, according to Rowan University. The goal of the initiative, approved by Rowan’s Board of Trustees in December 2017, is to stimulate medical and bioscience research at Rowan and the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University and with partners and to bring more top research and clinical faculty to the city to work on developing … [Read more...] about Rowan University announces over $3 million in funding for research in Camden
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On Jan. 3, in a Maine Voices column, Mike Turcotte argued for attracting out-of-state workers to Maine by setting up the infrastructure necessary for working remotely. A few days later (Our View, Jan. 7), the Press Herald Editorial Board suggested education not be thought of as a linear process from kindergarten to college, so that “students of all ages and background will have to be met where they are and given what they need.” Both referenced a recent Educate Maine report where the following fields are projected for job growth in the next decade: computer science, construction, engineering, nursing, hospitality and manufacturing. ABOUT THE AUTHOR John Muthyala is a professor of English at the University of Southern Maine. These fields, as well as new business and educational models noted in the op-ed and the editorial, offer pathways to spur state economic growth. To these, I would add the arts and the humanities, not only to reaffirm the value of a liberal arts … [Read more...] about Maine Voices: The arts and humanities are pivotal for Maine’s economic future
Over the last three decades, the Atlanta-based National Black Arts Festival has persisted in its mission to advance the contributions of artists of African descent by showcasing Black artists from all over the country in Atlanta. In the process, it has become a staple in the art community for Black artists, who now have a platform to impress their art into the fabric of society. Though the mission has always remained the same, the direction of the organization has certainly changed. One of the driving forces behind that change is CEO Vikki Morrow, whose vision is to work directly with artists to progress their careers, implement programs to foster new talent and reimage what the organization can do for Black artists. Under Morrow’s guidance, the organization now focuses more on implementing year-round programming to uplift youth and emerging artists. “(Morrow) is doing an outstanding job of reconnecting the NBAF with the community through partnerships and … [Read more...] about A Focus on the Future: After 30 years of serving Metro Atlanta, the National Black Arts Festival is shifting its focus to developing young and emerging talent
Home HomeNewsEducationHealthTechManufacturing & LogisticsLife SciencesAg INnovationINPower INnovatorsBigWigs & New GigsVideoPurchase Gerry DickGerry's ViewSpeaking Engagement RequestSubscribeNewslettersPODCASTAppRSSOn-AirTV & Radio Listings ContactAbout IIBMeet the TeamContact UsIntern with IIBFlagship Stations First Fort Wayne Public Art Commission Members Introduced Posted: Tuesday, August 28, 2018 7:24 PM EDTUpdated: Tuesday, August 28, 2018 7:24 PM EDTBy Dan McGowan, Senior Writer/[email protected](Image courtesy of Visit Fort Wayne.) FORT WAYNE - Members of the city of Fort Wayne's newly-created Public Art Commission have been announced. The commission, which was established in March by the city council, oversees the city's new Public Art Program. It will commission, review and select works that will be displayed in public spaces. The city says the goal is to boost Fort Wayne's "visual environment and strengthen the positive … [Read more...] about First Fort Wayne Public Art Commission Members Introduced
By Heide Janssen | Orange County RegisterPUBLISHED: June 15, 2017 at 9:43 am | UPDATED: June 15, 2017 at 1:43 pm We asked graduating high school seniors to share with us their post-graduation plans for the fall. We heard from 486 visual arts students. Some plan to go to work and some are taking a gap year, but most are off to college, to study everything from animation to journalism to marine biology. We’ve listed them by the school they will attend, including their major and minor fields of study, statements about how the arts have influenced their plans, and their reason for choosing the institute they’ll be headed to. $ = scholarship received Nawal Seedat, El Modena UC Berkeley: molecular and cell biology (immunology and pathogenesis) major; public health, minor (Photo courtesy of Nawal Seedat)Jocelyn Fermin, Katella UCLA: environmental science (Photo courtesy of Jocelyn Fermin) SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsShea Meyerson, OCSA Pacific Northwest College of Art: … [Read more...] about Where are 2017 Orange County visual arts students going to college?