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APSU’s graduate enrollment continues to grow, even during COVID-19 Pandemic

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Last year Austin Peay State University (APSU) broke the 1,000 graduate student barrier and current enrollment looks even more promising. APSU is experiencing higher graduate student enrollment compared to last year at this time.

Austin Peay State University math class last year on campus. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University math class last year on campus. (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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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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Austin Peay State University visiting artist lecture series to feature National Geographic designer

 

Austin Peay State University - APSU - logoClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Department of Art and Design, with support from the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, will continue its Visiting Artist Lecture Series at 7:00pm on October 8th with nationally-recognized graphic designer Andrew Smith.

Nationally-recognized graphic designer Andrew Smith.

Nationally-recognized graphic designer Andrew Smith.

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Tennessee Department of Health says HIV/AIDS is still here, still preventable

 

World Aids Day is December 1st, 2013

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The world changed dramatically in 1981. IBM sold its first personal computer loaded with MS DOS software. The space shuttle Columbia made its inaugural flight. MTV brought music videos into living rooms.

Just when it appeared technology was making life better for nearly everyone, doctors in San Francisco, CA were baffled by an illness that defied all known treatment. That frightening, incurable disease would soon become known as Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, or AIDS.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam announces IBM Executive Greg Adams as Chief Operating Officer

 

Greg Adams to join Governor’s Staff July 8th

State of TennesseeNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today announced Greg Adams will join the governor’s senior team as chief operating officer.

In the governor’s ongoing effort to make Tennessee the best managed state in the nation, Adams’ role will be to work with state departments to ensure they’re operating in the most efficient and effective way possible.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam

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Austin Peay computer science students perform strong at IBM sponsored competition

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Last weekend, a group of Austin Peay State University computer science students headed north to Kentucky to showcase their knowledge and computer skills at the 2011 Mid-Central USA programming contest, sponsored by IBM.

The students – Jaffer Ibrahim, T.J. Phillips, Brodrick Wiley, William Hancock, Dalene Hart and Jason Pack – broke into two teams and worked on eight problems during the five-hour contest. Scoring was based on the number of problems solved and the total time required to solve them. «Read the rest of this article»

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New Information Systems Director Announced

 

Montgomery CountyMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Mayor’s Office is pleased to announce that Kurt Bryant has been selected as director of Information Systems. Kurt most recently served as a Networking Contractor for Metro Nashville Schools, Nashville, Tennessee following a 30-year career with IBM.  He brings almost 35 years of experience in the technology arena to Montgomery County Government.

Kurt is a graduate of Clarksville High School and holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, Tennessee.

New Information Systems Director Kurt Bryant

New Information Systems Director Kurt Bryant

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IBM Reveals Five Innovations That Will Change Our Lives in the Next Five Years

 

IBMArmonk, NY – Today IBM (NYSE: IBM) formally unveiled the fifth annual “Next Five in Five” — a list of innovations that have the potential to change the way people work, live and play over the next five years:

  • You’ll beam up your friends in 3-D
  • Batteries will breathe air to power our devices
  • You won’t need to be a scientist to save the planet
  • Your commute will be personalized
  • Computers will help energize your city

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