MATR Newsletter – February 27, 2019 The state with the best education wins!
“A couple of decades ago, it was perfectly normal to smoke cigarettes inside. Today, very few would do that. I think it’s the same with cars in the city center: One day we will look back and ask ourselves why we ever thought that was a good idea.”
Scientists believe that experiences in “green space” can boost mental health by improving the immune system, encouraging physical activity and social interaction, limiting air pollution and noise that interferes with thinking, and restoring a frenzied mind to a state of calm.
In 2016, TechLink launched a study of the Department of Defense’s SBIR/STTR program that covered all Phase II awards initiated between 1995 and 2012, which total $14.4 billion in funding to 4,420 companies.
“All the research that I’ve seen says there are two things that young people want to see in a community that they are going to move to or stay in,” Mayor Charlie Powell said Monday. “One is a vibrant downtown … the second thing is they want to live down there.”
When bankruptcy came to Kemmerer in October, the blow was powerful and unsettling. A sense of unreality has descended over Kemmerer and Diamondville as they contemplate just what’s been lost in a matter of months — and whether the losses are over.
“The university’s commitment to supporting the success of its startup companies ensures that research discoveries created on campus have the opportunity be brought to the market as new products that will improve our quality of life and enhance societal well-being,” said Kelly Sexton, associate vice president for research-technology transfer and innovation partnerships at U-M.
21st Century Education Initiative – “You Should Care…”
These scenarios, along with a long list of other disasters, are the kind of things that even those who are most concerned about climate change often don’t want to think about, and that others may not yet have even considered.