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On the trail of the Mobility Quotient
On the trail of the Mobility Quotient
7/27/2017 10:33:46 AM
How is machine learning developing with predictive data? Is our mobility changing through virtual collaboration? And how is big data supporting swarm intelligence? The innovation summit “MQ! The Mobility Quotient” revolves around these and other questions regarding the digital future.
World Humanities Conference: Challenges and Responsibilities for a Planet in Transition (Liège, Belgium, 6 - 12 August)
World Humanities Conference: Challenges and Responsibilities for a Planet in Transition (Liège, Belgium, 6 - 12 August)
7/27/2017 10:17:35 AM
Close to 1,800 participants from all over the world will seek to redefine the foundations, role and responsibilities of the humanities in contemporary society at the World Humanities Conference, which will take place in the city of Liège, Belgium, from 6 to 12 August.
Jessica Magee Named Associate Regional Director for Enforcement in Fort Worth Office
Jessica Magee Named Associate Regional Director for Enforcement in Fort Worth Office
7/27/2017 8:42:47 AM
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that Jessica B. Magee has been named the Associate Regional Director for Enforcement in the SEC’s Fort Worth Regional Office.
Oil exploration blocked in watershed Supreme Court of Canada ruling on Indigenous rights
Oil exploration blocked in watershed Supreme Court of Canada ruling on Indigenous rights
7/27/2017 7:39:15 AM
The 1,000 person community of Clyde River took their case to the highest court in the country to fight seismic blasting, a dangerous form of oil exploration involving firing loud, underwater explosions to map the seabed for oil deposits.
National Whistleblower Day Celebration Brings Together Bipartisan Congressional and Executive Office Support for Whistleblowers
7/26/2017 4:34:58 PM
On July 27, 2017, the National Whistleblower Center (NWC) is hosting an unprecedented coming together of whistleblowers, executive agency officials responsible for administering whistleblower programs, and bipartisan Members of Congress supporting continued and increased protections for whistleblowers.
HIVMA Urges Senate Not to Proceed with Affordable Care Act Repeal
HIVMA Urges Senate Not to Proceed with Affordable Care Act Repeal
7/26/2017 8:45:58 AM
The HIV Medicine Association urges our senators to stand up for the health of millions of Americans, including the 1.2 million living with HIV in the United States, by rejecting the Motion to Proceed with a vote on either the Better Care Reconciliation Act or the Obamacare Repeal Reconciliation Act.
UNESCO engages academics at IAMCR
UNESCO engages academics at IAMCR
7/25/2017 1:16:36 PM
The 60th anniversary conference of the  International Association for Media and Communication Research  (IAMCR) in Colombia last week saw a total of 11 engagements by UNESCO officials.
SEC Names Bryan Wood as Director of the Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs
SEC Names Bryan Wood as Director of the Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs
7/25/2017 9:48:29 AM
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that Bryan Wood has been named Director of the agency’s Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs. Mr.
Federal Regulatory Agencies Announce Coordination of Reviews for Certain Foreign Funds Under Volcker Rule
Federal Regulatory Agencies Announce Coordination of Reviews for Certain Foreign Funds Under Volcker Rule
7/24/2017 8:21:13 AM
  Five federal financial regulatory agencies announced that they are coordinating their respective reviews of the treatment of certain foreign funds under section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Act, commonly known as the Volcker Rule, and the agencies’ implementing regulations.
Altamar: New Podcast Navigates the High Seas of Global Politics
Altamar: New Podcast Navigates the High Seas of Global Politics
7/22/2017 5:26:10 PM
In an increasingly turbulent moment of uncertainty and unpredictability in global politics, there is something missing from the public policy debate: sanity.
Trump’s Cuba Folly: Altamar Podcast Releases Inaugural Episode
7/22/2017 5:25:21 PM
Former think tank director Peter Schechter and former diplomat and journalist Muni Jensen formally launch their “hard center” foreign affairs podcast, Altamar, with a critical take on President Donald Trump’s Cuba rollback.
Altamar: Can Macron Become the West’s Wunderkind?
7/22/2017 5:25:11 PM
Altamar, a foreign affairs podcast aiming to navigate the high seas of global politics, this week sets its sights on French President Emmanuel Macron for its second episode.
Merck and Pfizer Collaborate with Corning
Merck and Pfizer Collaborate with Corning
7/21/2017 6:59:42 AM
Merck (NYSE: MRK), Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) and Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) today announced collaborations that have enabled the modernization of pharmaceutical packaging with the introduction of Corning Valor™ Glass.
PHOTOS: EPA Administrator Pruitt Continues State Action Tour in Minnesota
PHOTOS: EPA Administrator Pruitt Continues State Action Tour in Minnesota
7/20/2017 5:58:50 AM
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt continued his state action tour in Minnesota on Wednesday, visiting with Governor Mark Dayton and John Stine, commissioner of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and president of the Environmental Council of States, a key EPA partner in protecting the environment and public health.
EPA Partners with North Carolina to Protect Drinking Water
EPA Partners with North Carolina to Protect Drinking Water
7/17/2017 12:25:17 PM
Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded $3,042,000 to the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) to implement and enforce the requirements of the Safe Drinking Water Act.
The Amended Better Care Reconciliation Act - No Better for People with HIV
The Amended Better Care Reconciliation Act - No Better for People with HIV
7/17/2017 12:12:39 PM
Deeply flawed to begin with, the amended “Better Care Reconciliation Act” released on July 13th would leave people with HIV, and millions of others with chronic illnesses, priced out of the individual insurance market.
IDSA Statement on the Repeal of the Prevention and Public Health Fund
IDSA Statement on the Repeal of the Prevention and Public Health Fund
7/12/2017 10:46:24 AM
The Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 under consideration in the Senate would repeal the Prevention and Public Health Fund in FY2018, a source of support for essential public health activities.
EPA and Texas team up to eliminate water pollution
EPA and Texas team up to eliminate water pollution
7/12/2017 10:30:23 AM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) a performance partnership grant of $2,775,937 for administering water quality and environmental programs.
IDSA joins call for continued full PEPFAR coverage
IDSA joins call for continued full PEPFAR coverage
7/10/2017 10:41:07 AM
Following Secretary of State Tillerson’s testimony to Senate Appropriations sub-committee members on plans to limit the focus of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief to 11 countries, IDSA joined  HIVMA and 39 other organizations in a letter to the Secretary and Congressional leaders, highlighting the value of PEPFAR efforts and urging continued support for its …
Administrator Pruitt Hosts Back-to-Basics Events in Alabama and Georgia
Administrator Pruitt Hosts Back-to-Basics Events in Alabama and Georgia
7/10/2017 9:56:26 AM
Administrator Pruitt discussed events in Alabama during a live radio interview with Birmingham’s “Matt & Aunie” on Talk 99.5 WAPI.   “EPA has an important role.