Southern Environmental Law Center asks TVA for information on coal-fired plant decommissioning – Tennessee Lookout

Cumberland Fossil Plant. (Photo: Tennessee Valley Authority)

On behalf of the Tennessee Chapter of the Sierra Club and the Appalachian Voices, the Southern Environmental Law Center has asked TVA to prepare a supplemental environmental statement to address concerns about TVA’s draft environmental impact statement, which outlines the agency’s plans to decommission the Cumberland Fossils are listed attachment. The Cumberland Fossil Plant, located … Read more

Here’s an update on Henrico’s new sports and entertainment complex

Here's an update on Henrico's new sports and entertainment complex

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – On Monday in the old Virginia Center Commons, construction crews lifted the concrete walls of the new Henrico County Sports and Entertainment Center, each panel weighing approximately 100,000 pounds. This is the final stage of this $50 million project that has been underway since before COVID-19. The 115,000 square foot facility … Read more

Visiting UCLA, National Science Foundation director emphasizes accessibility and inclusiveness

Visiting UCLA, National Science Foundation director emphasizes accessibility and inclusiveness

Sethuraman Panchanathan, director of the National Science Foundation, met with UCLA students, faculty, and administrative leaders this week, offering inspirational words about how researchers can better influence and guide the next generation of scientists and engineers. A computer scientist and engineer by training, Panchanathan was named head of the agency in 2019 and confirmed by … Read more

Yoga Equipment Company Wins Entrepreneurship Pitch Competition

Pranjal Jain ’23 took home the grand prize at the eLab Pitchfest on September 8th, part of Entrepreneurship at Cornell’s year-opening event. Jain’s company Pranam will create a line of yoga clothing made by women in India from sustainable, organic materials. “I want to empower women and help them understand the power of their identity,” … Read more

Singapore outlines financial services overhaul in anticipation of green financial boom

Singapore outlines financial services overhaul in anticipation of green financial boom

A view of the Monetary Authority of Singapore headquarters in Singapore June 28, 2017. Picture taken June 28, 2017. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside/File Photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com to register SINGAPORE, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Singapore on Thursday announced plans to overhaul its financial services industry by 2025 in a bid to … Read more

How to use retirement tools to pay for a disabled child’s future

How to use retirement tools to pay for a disabled child's future

For the parents of a severely disabled child, one financial challenge outweighs all others: ensuring that the child is cared for long after the parents are no longer there to help. That alone is hard enough, but it adds another conundrum: how to pass on enough savings without starving the child from government benefits. James … Read more

$2 million donation to the College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences supports scholarships and faculty positions

$2 million donation to the College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences supports scholarships and faculty positions

WASHINGTON – A donation of 2 million dollars from philanthropists Joanne and William Conway to College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences – the largest the college has received since its existence – will support three new faculty positions and scholarships for nursing students at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels. The gift provides five … Read more

DBN offers free entrepreneurship training to MSMEs

Thousands of Nigerian micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) are expected to benefit from the free entrepreneurship program offered by the Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) Plc. The free entrepreneurship training is part of the Bank’s effort to fulfill its core mandate of building the capacity of small businesses so they can formalize and scale. … Read more