Opera America is trying to level the playing field. It has awarded $100,000 to seven women who are trying to get their operas finished and on stage The recipients of Discovery Grants are Kitty Brazelton for The Art of Memory, Laura Karpman for Balls, Patricia Leonard (pictured) for My Dearest Friend, Jing Jing Luo for Ashima, […]
A $667,000 government grant will help VIU Deep Bay Marine Field Station “design a hatchery of the future” mitigating ocean acidification, according to station manager Brian Kingzett. It’s an ambitious goal made possible by a grant announced last week in Nanaimo by the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification. Kingzett said […]
The 2015 NFL Draft will be held in Chicago, and as part of the three-day event April 30-May 2, a section of Grant Park will be turned into a music and food festival that's billed to be "the size of more than 15 football fields."
These Greenpeace activists look pissed. Granted, this photo was taken before news of Sally Jewell's affirmation of the Shell leases today. Aliyah Field, 27, and Zoe Buckley Lennox, 21, are probably extra pissed right now. Vincenzo Floramo/Greenpeace A...Show More Summary
Jerian Grant was held to eight field goal attempts, but Notre Dame's other four on the floor exploded for 81 points. The No. 3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish are headed to their first Elite Eight since 1979. Demetrius Jackson's 20 points and Jerian Grant's 11 assists led Notre Dame's offense to a 81-70 win over the No. Show More Summary
If all goes as planned for European soccer officials, the continent will field at least 15 teams in the 2018 World Cup. That includes host country Russia, which is granted an automatic place in what has traditionally been a 32-team tournament, as well as a more controversial proposition — that UEFA deserves to enter at least one […]
The GE Foundation’s grant is part of a larger $32.3 million commitment to find ways to get more girls and minorities to explore studies.
In too many fields, female role models are a luxury young women can’t take for granted. A woman boss can help you figure out who you want to be — whether that means showing you how to navigate workplace sexism, or serving as a cautionary example. (And, of course, as... More »
Grants, grants, grants. Every academic likes getting them. And every administrator wants more of them. In some fields, you can’t be an active researcher without them. In all fields, the search for grants grows ever more competitive. PLOS recently published the results of a survey of the grant-writing process in the U.S. Drawing on a […]
I have had the pleasure of knowing Tom David for many years and have always valued his insightful analysis of philanthropy from his nearly 30 years working in and around our field. He has become an important thought partner in Grantmakers...Show More Summary
Granted, it's not a crowded field.
Russia is ready to consider China's requests to participate in strategic hydrocarbon explorations, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said.
ESO's Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer (MUSE) instrument, which is mounted on the Very Large Telescope based in the Paranal Observatory, Chile, has been focusing in on a tiny patch in the night sky previously featured in Hubble's Deep Field South image (HDF-S). Show More Summary
"Most 'deviance theory' took it for granted that if you did weird things you were a weird person. Normal people made rules—we’ll crap over here, worship over here, have sex like so—which a few deviants in every society couldn’t keep....Show More Summary
This week’s Smart DevOps roundup features new grants to promote the development of the Internet of Things (IoT), an initiative to interact with the Physical Web, and Near Field Communications for IoT. Google’s Open Web of Things Search giant … Continue reading ?
The modification grants Danica Patrick a spot in the non-points race. Often perception is everything, even if the desired effect isn't always intended. That certainly applies to NASCAR expanding the field of the Sprint Unlimited held...Show More Summary
St. Petersburg mayor Rick Kriseman has granted the Tampa Bay Rays the freedom to search for a new stadium site in Hillsborough County, Florida, should the team leave prior to its contract with Tropicana Field ending in 2027. According...Show More Summary
I’ve decided to do a new round of profiles in the Project for Non-Academic Science (acronym deliberately chosen to coincide with a journal), as a way of getting a little more information out there to students studying in STEM fields who will likely end up with jobs off the “standard” academic science track. Eighth in…
Drew Brees has done a lot of amazing thing on the football field. But he’s never beaten the Ravens. Granted, he’s only played them three times, but has lost all three, once with the Chargers and twice with the Saints. “I am aware. I played them in ’03, ’06 and ’10. Thanks for reminding me,”…
From SciDev: Scientist Nina Wambiji talks about how the support she has received from AWARD (African Women in Agricultural Research and Development) has helped her become a leading researcher in her field. She was granted a fellowship at AWARD after obtaining a PhD in Japan for her research on rabbitfish. Show More Summary