VCU Rice Rivers Center provides environmental expertise to Pamunkey, Chickahominy Tribes to help protect their lands – VCU News

By Brian McNeill Now, the Rice Rivers Center is engaging with the federally recognized Chickahominy and Pamunkey Tribes at a new level, conducting two major projects in which it is dedicating the center’s resources and expertise in support of the Tribes’ work to protect and preserve their ancestral lands. “In both cases, they have these … Read more

OU Welcome Center to be Named in Honor of Significant Gift From Jones Family

Home to the OU Welcome Center and Office of Admissions and Recruitment, Jacobson Hall offers prospective students and their families a first impression of the university, with guided tours of OU’s nationally recognized campus beginning on its front steps. During the 2021-22 school year, OAR hosted more than 17,000 campus tours with prospective students and … Read more

The Wonders Center & Science Museum at Dickson Renaissance Center

The Renaissance Center in Dickson will be transformed into the world’s largest Christian-based science museum by year end, according to David Rives Ministries, a nonprofit currently located in Lewisburg. The Wonders Center & Science Museum will be the new name for the over 20-year-old, distinctive facility in Dickson. In addition to the museum, the facility … Read more

UNT Health Science Center Opens Regional Simulation Center With ‘Fully Immersive’ VR Rooms » Dallas Innovates

Immersive simulation space at UNT HSC’s Regional Simulation Center. [Rendering: UNT HSC] Simulation is a key part of health care education. Now the UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth has taken it to a whole new level by opening the first virtual-reality “simulation center” in Texas. A ribbon-cutting was held Thursday for UNT HSC’s … Read more

UNT Health Science Center Opens Regional Simulation Center With Fully Immersive VR Rooms

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth made history on Thursday with the opening of the first immersive virtual reality simulation center in Texas. A ribbon-cutting ceremony – featuring Dr. Michael R. Williams, chancellor of the UNT System and HSC president, as well as HSC students, faculty and staff – took … Read more

University officials mark high point in new Center for Science and Technology Innovation – The Oxford Eagle

University of Mississippi officials and others celebrated a milestone in the construction of the emerging Jim and Thomas Duff Center for Science and Technology Innovation during a topping-out ceremony Thursday (June 23) on campus. Touting the economic and academic implications of 202,000-square-foot science, technology, engineering and mathematics building, Chancellor Glenn Boyce was among some 100 … Read more

Discovery Center at Water’s Edge holds first Magic of Science Fair and Family Festival – Baltimore Sun

The Discovery Center at Water’s Edge, an interactive science center where visitors of all ages can experience hands-on science and technology, had over 2,000 attendees June 11 at its first annual Magic of Science Fair and Family Festival. The event took place at the TUNE Building at Harford Community College. “If [the] Magic of Science … Read more

Leslie Science & Nature Center unveils plans for interactive Nature Playscape

ANN ARBOR – Tree Town kids and kids-at-heart can anticipate a new, outdoor play space by Leslie Science & Nature Center. Named Nature Playscape, the multi-year project has several different features and areas, including a 32-foot slide, tunnel and exploration and building area. This summer, area children can see construction on the Active Zone, the … Read more

Astronomers Discover a Bizarre Spiral Object Swirling Around The Milky Way’s Center

As if cracking open a cosmic Russian nesting doll, astronomers have peered into the center of the Milky Way and discovered what appears to be a miniature spiral galaxy, swirling daintily around a single large star. The star – located about 26,000 light-years from Earth near the dense and dusty galactic center – is about … Read more