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Youth ought to play a productive role for mitigating poverty

WHILE teaching mathematics of grade 5 to my younger sister, as I was giving her examples of inverse proportion, I told her that the economy of our country is inversely proportional to the prevailing poverty; when the economy rises, poverty falls and falling economy gives birth to rising poverty. Although this example was difficult to …

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Paul Carney Joins Carter Bank & Trust as Senior Vice President and Director of Human Resources

MARTINSVILLE, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Carter Bank & Trust (OTCQX:CARE) announced today that Paul Carney recently joined the bank as senior vice president and director of human resources. Carney is an accomplished author and speaker in human resources, where he gives advice to jobseekers on how best to qualify and quantify their career value. Carney has more than …

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Women In STEM In 2018 Made Major Gains & Here Are 5 Of Their Biggest Accomplishments

In many ways, 2018 was a groundbreaking year. For women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and girls who hope one day to be changing the world through STEM, it’s been a showcase of the power of female-led science and innovation. There have also been challenges and powerful lessons, but 2018 for women in STEM …

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Researchers discover a metamaterial with inherently robust sound transport

Concept and measurement of the bulk polarization transition in the deformed kagome lattice. Credit: Nature Materials (2018). DOI: 10.1038/s41563-018-0252-9 Researchers at the Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) at The Graduate Center of The City University of New York and at the City College of New York (CCNY) have developed a metamaterial that can transport sound …

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Nancy Roman, girl stargazer, blazed a trail for female scientists — Quartz

Nancy Grace Roman spent her life gazing heavenward and opening up the skies to others. Born in 1925 in Nashville, Tennessee to a scientist father who answered her questions and a nature-loving mother who took her on long walks and pointed out the birds, the plants, and the stars, she was inspired to pursue the …

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Two Maine School of Science and Mathematics students recognized

ORONO — The Maine School of Science and Mathematics, a tuition-free, public, residential magnet school in Limestone serving students from across the state, has two of the 1,044 finalists in the 2018 QuestBridge National College Match. Kuranosuke Yamada and Ethan Winters are QuestBridge finalists, according to a news release from the Limestone school. In late …

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