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Wright State invests $1.1M in library upgrades (Photos)

Nearly a year after receiving $13.5 million from the state capital budget, Wright State University is putting those dollars to work. Wright State has invested $1.1 million in renovations to the Dunbar Library at its main campus in Fairborn. In August...

Disney wants a piece of Hulu shows, per report

When Hulu buys series for the streaming service, The Walt Disney Co. wants in on the action. The studio aims to produce most of the platform’s original content from its own production companies, reported The Information, citing “multiple studio execut...

Familiar face will serve as interim president at SUNY Fredonia

He won't have to ask for directions around campus. Dennis Hefner has been named interim president at SUNY Fredonia while its College Council searches for a permanent candidate. Hefner's appointment was approved this week by the State University of New...

P&G seeks to combat fake, hateful online content

Procter & Gamble Co. teamed with other advertisers to form the Global Alliance for Responsible Media, a collaboration with ad agencies, media companies, social media platforms and industry groups that seeks to combat hateful, divisive and fake online c...

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Marquette president appointed co-chair of D.C.-based University Leadership Forum

June 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Marquette president appointed co-chair of D.C.-based University Leadership Forum

Marquette University president Michael Lovell has been appointed co-chair of the Washington, D.C.-based University Leadership Forum, an initiative of the Council on Competitiveness to address higher education's role in emerging innovation. The Univer...

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Nalu Scientific awarded $200,000 grant to design affordable research tech

June 26th, 2019|Comments Off on Nalu Scientific awarded $200,000 grant to design affordable research tech

Honolulu-based Nalu Scientific has been awarded a $200,000 grant by the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a camera that could make physics research more affordable for the DOE and individual researchers.  Nalu Scientific plans to commercialize the...

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It’s official: M&T Bank’s tech hub is going to Seneca One Tower

June 25th, 2019|Comments Off on It’s official: M&T Bank’s tech hub is going to Seneca One Tower

M&T Bank's search for office space to accommodate at least 1,000 technology workers has ended at Seneca One Tower downtown. In a deal that's been in the works since earlier this year, Buffalo-based M&T (NYSE: MTB) has agreed to locate a tech hub in th...

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XFL names St. Louis team president

June 25th, 2019|Comments Off on XFL names St. Louis team president

The XFL, the startup football league founded by World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. CEO and Chairman Vince McMahon, said Tuesday that St. Louis native Kurt Hunzeker will be president of the league’s St. Louis team. Hunzeker, a University of Missouri gr...

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Bucks’ Giannis, Horst and Budenholzer win top honors at NBA Awards

June 25th, 2019|

Several members of the Milwaukee Bucks were recognized Monday night at the annual NBA Awards in Los Angeles for orchestrating one of the most successful seasons in the organization's history. General manager Jon Horst, a 2019 Milwaukee Business Journ...

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Ford is offering $100K to fight Austin gridlock

People often complain about the traffic in Austin — but how many have ideas for how to get around it? The city is looking for solutions to its transportation needs, and launched a program June 24 with the Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) to crowdsource ideas ...

By | June 25th, 2019|Categories: Budget and Tax|

Florida’s school funding formula to get review

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed a budget-related bill that could lead to changes in a long-controversial formula for divvying up money among school districts. DeSantis signed an “implementing” bill that deals with numerous issues in the state budg...

By | June 25th, 2019|Categories: Education|

KU selects new executive dean for medical school

The University of Kansas Medical Center named Dr. Akinlolu Ojo as its new executive dean of the school of medicine. Ojo will oversee the Kansas City, Kan., Salina and Wichita campuses beginning Aug. 26. Ojo currently serves as associate vice president...

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