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WPI professor to represent American Mathematical Society at exhibition on science funding

... CNSF is an alliance of more than 100 scientific societies, universities, and corporations that advocates for increased funding for National Science Foundation (NSF) research and education programs. Since 1995, the coalition has sponsored an annual event in Washington, D.C...

Developer of new method for treating bone defects wins WPI Entrepreneurship Award

... The Kalenian Award was established in 2006 by Alba Kalenian in memory of her late husband, inventor Aram Kalenian '33. Its purpose is to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship among...

Device that aids people with muscular dystrophy wins inaugural WPI Entrepreneurship Award

WORCESTER, Mass. -- June 7, 2006 -- A faculty member and two graduate students at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) who developed a motorized brace that enables people suffering from muscular dystrophy to perform simple tasks with their hands, and gain a greater sense of independence, have received WPI's first Kalenian Award for entrepreneurship. The award includes $25,000 in seed funding to...
(Date:7/24/2014)... gathered at NJIT this week for an all-day public ... Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to dredge toxic sediment from ... The EPA has called the plan, which proposes removing ... sections of the riverbed, one of the largest cleanups ... dredged and disposed off-site. , "We need to ensure ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... To reduce fire hazard in the United States, wildland ... woody shrubs and suppressed trees (ladder fuels). These ... periods of low fire danger in order to dispose ... hazardous air pollutants, managers often cover all or part ... referred to as agricultural plastic, in order to keep ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... by the New Jersey Recovery Fund and conducted by ... and Public Policy at Rutgers University has found that ... the likelihood of community-based rebuilding solutions. Of the more ... were "pessimistic" or "very pessimistic" that the parts of ... better than they were before the storm; another 24 ...
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