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Newswise: University of Vermont to Join FAA’s ASSURE Consortium

Article ID: 719872

University of Vermont to Join FAA’s ASSURE Consortium

University of Vermont

The University of Vermont will conduct research on the safe use of drones during emergencies for the Federal Aviation Administration as part of the FAA’s Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence, or ASSURE. The university has just joined the consortium of research universities.

Released:
1-Oct-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 719854

UWM to Offer Tuition, Application Help to Bahamas Students Impacted by Hurricane

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE_The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is offering tuition and admissions assistance to students from the Bahamas impacted by Hurricane Dorian.

Released:
30-Sep-2019 3:05 PM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 719505

New Collaborative Hazard and Disaster Research Network Aims to Advance Innovation

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

A new grant from the National Science Foundation will support the creation of a national network of researchers in systems engineering seeking to develop innovative methods for mitigating, responding to, and learning from hazards and disasters.

Released:
24-Sep-2019 9:15 AM EDT
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Article ID: 719333

When natural disasters hit, men and women respond differently

University of Colorado Boulder

Women tend to take cover or prepare for evacuations sooner, but often have trouble convincing the men in their lives to join them, according to a new study exploring how gender influences response to natural disasters

Released:
19-Sep-2019 5:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: The Amazon and You

Article ID: 719063

The Amazon and You

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

What happens within a country can no longer be considered its concern alone in a global age? Article by Richard N. Haass. Originally published at Project Syndicate September 13, 2019.

Released:
17-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy


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