Thirteen students, some of them local, from five Virginia community colleges can now add unmanned aircraft systems and NASA to their resumes thanks to their work on a sea level rise study for NASA Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.
The presentation will focus on the long-term relationships that humans have had with plants. She will discuss the four plants Michael Pollan mentioned in his book, “The Botany of Desire.” Building on his plants-eye-view of the world, Williams will describe other plants that we find especially attractive, such as those that have or represent beauty, control, intoxication, nourishment and sweetness.
STEM Takes Flight at Virginia’s Community Colleges, is designed to provide scholarships as well as real-world work and research experiences that foster community college retention in STEM academic tracks through graduation with an associate’s degree or transfer to a four-year institution.
Under the agreement, Virginia’s colleges and universities can offer distance-learning programs outside Virginia without seeking state-by-state approval. Virginia students taking distance-learning programs from other member states’ institutions will receive…
Four college students in North Carolina have invented a nail polish that changes color if it comes in contact with drugs commonly used to render a person helpless in order to rape him or her: Rohypnol, Xanax, and GHB. But there’s been a backlash against the product — from women.