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Austin Peay State University uses Telehealth to provide new creativity for Counseling Sessions

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In the months before face-to-face interactions became taboo, something to dread the world over, Sara Beth Geoghegan at Austin Peay State University (APSU) often sat within six feet of her clients, listening compassionately to their fears and stresses.

Austin Peay State University Mental Health Counseling intern Sara Beth Geoghegan. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Mental Health Counseling intern Sara Beth Geoghegan. (APSU)

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White House Announces New Partnership to Unleash U.S. Supercomputing Resources to Fight Coronavirus

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – The White House announced the launch of the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium to provide coronavirus (COVID-19) researchers worldwide with access to the world’s most powerful high performance computing resources that can significantly advance the pace of scientific discovery in the fight to stop the virus.

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Donald Trump’s Coronavirus National Emergency Declaration Allows United States to Escalate War on Coronavirus

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – “History condemns generals who plan to fight the last war, rather than anticipate the challenges ahead. Effective leaders strive to get in front of the problem,” the Heritage Foundation’s James Jay Carafano writes for Fox News.
 
“In his Rose Garden news conference Friday outlining the federal government’s next steps to get in front of the advancing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, President Trump was much more forward-looking than his critics.”

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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Austin Peay State University expands Summer Coding Camps middle, high schoolers

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) is expanding the number of summer coding camps this year that serve students in sixth, seventh and eighth grades to meet a high demand from middle schoolers interested in computer programming. APSU also is expanding its game development camps for high schoolers.

Austin Peay State University Summer Coding Camp group. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Summer Coding Camp group. (APSU)

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Clarksville Career Solutions Center Planning Free Classes In February

 

Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee, Inc.Clarksville, TN – Vivian Rangel had worked as a processor and sales associate at Goodwill in Clarksville for five years when she was offered a chance for a promotion to lead sales associate.

But Rangel knew she lacked a key skill needed for the position.

Goodwill Helps Reboot Careers With Digital Literacy Program. (Goodwill)

Goodwill Helps Reboot Careers With Digital Literacy Program. (Goodwill)

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Austin Peay State University announces 360-degree interactive Dunn Center seating map

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU)  athletics, in association with its ticketing partner Glitnir Ticketing, has launched the ticket platform’s first-ever 360-degree interactive seating view for its collegiate athletic partners for Austin Peay State University basketball.

Glitnir’s 360 Interactive View, powered by Google, gives fans the opportunity to take an immersive, online tour through the Dunn Center to create a better purchasing experience and allow fans the opportunity to see the view from their seats, with a real-time map to check availability for purchase once fans have found the perfect spot for their next Austin Peay State University game day experience.

Austin Peay State University and Glitnir Ticketing unveil 360-degree interactive seating view of the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University and Glitnir Ticketing unveil 360-degree interactive seating view of the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

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NASA looks to use Artificial Intelligence to solve Space Science problems

 

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationGreenbelt, MD – Could the same computer algorithms that teach autonomous cars to drive safely help identify nearby asteroids or discover life in the universe? NASA scientists are trying to figure that out by partnering with pioneers in artificial intelligence (AI) — companies such as Intel, IBM and Google — to apply advanced computer algorithms to problems in space science. 

Machine learning is a type of AI. It describes the most widely used algorithms and other tools that allow computers to learn from data in order to make predictions and categorize objects much faster and more accurately than a human being can.

Our solar system features eight planets, seen in this artist’s diagram. This representation is intentionally fanciful, as the planets are depicted far closer together than they really are. (NASA/JPL)

Our solar system features eight planets, seen in this artist’s diagram. This representation is intentionally fanciful, as the planets are depicted far closer together than they really are. (NASA/JPL)

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Aspire Clarksville Foundation Announces $4.4 Million Campaign Achievement

 

Aspire Clarksville FoundationClarksville, TN –  Aspire Clarksville Foundation Chair Lawson Mabry, Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett announced that the Aspire Clarksville Foundation had secured over $4.4 million in pledges for its Aspire VI “Connect” Campaign on Tuesday evening, October 29th, 2019.

Aspire Clarksville, is a charitable foundation whose mission is to continuously improve the economy and quality of life of the community by attracting significant capital investment and expansion by businesses and corporations, thereby creating better opportunities and higher-paying jobs for Clarksville-Montgomery County, Tennessee, residents.

Aspire Clarksville Foundation had secured over $4.4 million in pledges for its Aspire VI “Connect” Campaign

Aspire Clarksville Foundation had secured over $4.4 million in pledges for its Aspire VI “Connect” Campaign

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Google, NASA Achieve Quantum Supremacy

 

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationMountain View, CA – Google, in partnership with NASA and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has demonstrated the ability to compute in seconds what would take even the largest and most advanced supercomputers thousands of years, achieving a milestone known as quantum supremacy.

“Quantum computing is still in its infancy, but this transformative achievement rockets us forward,” said Eugene Tu, center director at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley. “Our missions in the decades to come to the Moon, Mars and beyond are all fueled by innovations like this one.”

The Pleiades supercomputer at NASA Ames is one of the many supercomputers used to find the limit of quantum supremacy. (NASA/Ames Research Center/Dominic Hart)

The Pleiades supercomputer at NASA Ames is one of the many supercomputers used to find the limit of quantum supremacy. (NASA/Ames Research Center/Dominic Hart)

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U.S. Unemployment Rate Falls to Five-Decade Low of 3.5%

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – America’s unemployment rate fell to a 50-year low last month, dropping to 3.5 percent and matching a level last seen in December 1969, Alexandra Steigrad reports in the New York Post.

“A more encompassing measure that includes discouraged workers and the underemployed also fell, declining 0.3 percent points to 6.9 percent, meeting its lowest level in nearly 19 years and just off the all-time low of 6.8 percent.”

United States President Donald J. Trump

United States President Donald J. Trump

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