Topic: Washington University
Clarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s golf, without senior Meghann Stamps following an injury last week, will need the youth of its roster to step up at the Lady Red Wolves Classic, which kicks off Monday at Sage Meadows Golf Club in Jonesboro, Arkansas.
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Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) computer science students continue to impress this semester.
Three APSU teams recently competed in a national speed-programming competition, and one team almost finished tops at its site.
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital announces U.S. Army Surgeon General to host Town Halls at Fort Campbell
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)
Fort Campbell, KY – U.S. Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Nadja West, the highest ranking woman to graduate from West Point, is slated to host two Town Halls October 30th, 2018 at Fort Campbell. Blanchfield Army Community Hospital staff and Fort Campbell TRICARE beneficiaries are invited to attend the in-person Town Hall from noon until 1:00pm at Wilson Theater October 30th.
In addition, Fort Campbell TRICARE beneficiaries are invited to participate in a virtual Town Hall from 5:00pm to 6:00pm October 30th.
Clarksville, TN – Zone 3, the Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts’ literary journal, welcomes a diverse group of writers, filmmakers and creative minds for its Fall 2017 Zone 3 Reading Series.
Steven Sherrill will travel to campus on September 19th, at 4:00pm to give a reading of his fiction.
American Heart Association says New Process designed to streamline faster care for EMS Triage, transport of Stroke Patients
Dallas, TX – A new process, developed by the American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association, will help streamline the initial emergency care of stroke patients.
The new Severity-based Stroke Triage Algorithm for emergency medical services (EMS) equips ambulance crews with information and tools to better identify a stroke, assess a patient’s overall condition and determine the best hospital for the patient’s specific treatment needs.
Written by Guy Webster
Pasadena, CA – NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is conducting a “walkabout” survey of “Marathon Valley,” where the rover’s operators plan to use the vehicle through the upcoming Martian winter, and beyond, to study the context for outcrops bearing clay minerals.
Marathon Valley slices downhill from west to east for about 300 yards or meters through the western rim of Endeavour Crater. Opportunity has been investigating rock targets in the western portion of the valley since late July, working its way eastward in a thorough reconnaissance of the area.
Written by Dr. Tony Phillips
Washington, D.C. – On Earth, the fastest runners can finish a marathon in hours. On Mars it takes about 11 years.
On Tuesday, March 24th 2015, NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity completed its first Red Planet marathon– 26.219 miles – with a finish time of roughly 11 years and two months.
“This mission isn’t about setting distance records; it’s about making scientific discoveries,” says Steve Squyres, Opportunity principal investigator at Cornell University. “Still, running a marathon on Mars feels pretty cool.”
Written by Tony Phillips
Washington, D.C. – What if a rock that looked like a jelly doughnut suddenly appeared on Mars? That’s just what happened in front of Mars rover Opportunity last month.
Researchers have since determined that the “doughnut” is a piece of a larger rock broken and moved by the rover’s wheels in early January.
Only about 1.5 inches wide (4 centimeters), the white-rimmed, red-centered rock–now called “Pinnacle Island”–caused a stir last month when it appeared in an image the rover took January 8th at a location where it was not present four days earlier.
Written by Dwayne Brown
Washington, D.C. – New findings from rock samples collected and examined by NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity have confirmed an ancient wet environment that was milder and older than the acidic and oxidizing conditions told by rocks the rover examined previously.
In the January 24th edition of the journal Science, Opportunity Deputy Principal Investigator Ray Arvidson, a professor at Washington University in St. Louis, writes in detail about the discoveries made by the rover and how these discoveries have shaped our knowledge of the planet. According to Arvidson and others on the team, the latest evidence from Opportunity is landmark.
Atlanta, GA – James “Boots” Donnelly, the only coach to lead Austin Peay State University football to an Ohio Valley Conference championship was inducted into the 2013 National Football Foundation (NFF) Division College Hall of Fame, Wednesday night.
The enshrinement ceremony was held at Omni Hotel at CNN Center in Atlanta. It was the first time the event was held in Atlanta, the new home of the Hall of Fame.
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