Parental education brings large benefits for child survival, researchers find

Study one of few to look at maternal and paternal education, finding protective effects of both SEATTLE, June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — A new study conducted by researchers at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington School of Medicine and the Centre for Global Health Inequalities Research (CHAIN) found significant … Read more

McKinney’s innovation fund brings an education tech startup into the fold

An innovation fund used to attract technology startups to McKinney is attracting an educational platform that connects parents digitally with educators and learning resources. Language Learning Market will create 17 new jobs over the next three years, with an average starting salary of $100,000. The company will use a grant from the city’s economic development … Read more

Intelligent Admissions Academy 2021 Brings Together Higher Education Thought Leaders and Practitioners to Discuss the Upcoming College Recruitment Season

RALEIGH, N.C., June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Element451, the leading student engagement CRM for higher education, today announced that for the first time, its annual user conference, Intelligent Admissions Academy (IAA), to be held June 15-16, will open up a number of critical sessions to the entire higher education community. As colleges adapt to a post-pandemic world, … Read more

Boston Avenue business brings health, wellness and beauty together – Port Arthur News

Boston Avenue business brings health, wellness and beauty together - Port Arthur News

After a year of COVID quarantines, Kari Butler and her staff are committed to helping those that want a little change as they re-enter the public. “Usually May slows down, but we have been rocking and rolling,” Butler said of her Boston Avenue business. “A lot of people come in here wanting to look better. … Read more

US education chief brings funds to NJ schools

US education chief brings funds to NJ schools

Credit: (Edwin J. Torres/NJ Governor’s Office; CC BY-NC 2.0)June 2: U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona (left) and Gov. Phil Murphy were at Bergenfield High School to promote a return to in-person education. One stop after another, U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona must feel quite the rainmaker lately when he visits schools across the country. … Read more

This female-owned golf apparel brand brings high fashion to the fairway

By: Jessica Marksbury June 2, 2021 Lohla Sport, a women’s golf apparel brand founded by Lisa O’Hurley (pictured), made its debut in January. Courtesy of Lohla Sport Building a successful apparel brand is hard enough in the best of times — let alone during a global pandemic — but if there’s anyone who is capable … Read more

Joplin Health Dept. reports a death resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 131 | KSNF/KODE

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Posted: Jun 1, 2021 / 04:42 PM CDT / Updated: Jun 1, 2021 / 04:42 PM CDT JOPLIN, Mo. — The Joplin Health Department is reporting the death of a Joplin resident with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the death. This announcement brings the total count to 131 deaths in Joplin. The resident was … Read more

Gucci brings digital items and experiences to Roblox in new partnership – TechCrunch

Gucci brings digital items and experiences to Roblox in new partnership – TechCrunch

As gaming platforms capitalize on pandemic-fueled traffic to their digital worlds, brands that drive culture in the physical world are fighting to ensure they don’t miss any new opportunities. A new partnership between Roblox and Gucci brings digital items from the fashion house into the platform’s metaverse alongside a new limited-run digital experience. Gucci’s new … Read more