The science of food is sprouting in Terra – the second of three buildings to open at the new CSU Spur campus in Denver – and the public can get a taste of new programming at the unique, urban setting starting in early June. The Colorado State University System, which is developing CSU Spur, will celebrate Terra’s opening June 8-11 with a variety of special activities for stakeholders, kids, and community members. CSU Spur is built for public education, research, community outreach, and collaboration with business and industry. They are topics the CSU System and its campuses excel at studying and teaching – and are matters central to the globe’s most urgent challenges. We hope Spur will be part of the future they build.”
Commencement will be held on the UMass Chan campus in Worcester for the first time since 2019. A familiar and beloved tradition returns to campus as UMass Chan Medical School celebrates the accomplishments of the Class of 2022 at the 49th Commencement Exercises on Sunday, June 5. Chan School of Medicine, the Tan Chingfen Graduate School of Nursing and the Morningside Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Chan School of Medicine Alumni Association will host and livestream its annual breakfast at 9 a.m. in the Sherman Center multipurpose room. Highlights and photos of all the events will be posted on the UMass Chan news page.
Turns out all we needed to do was say that out loud and Dennis Gates would step in and make some noise. The noise came in the form of a commitment from former Cleveland State reserve post player Mabor Majak. #committed.#miz pic.twitter.com/QXwmea6LNB — Mabor Majak (@MaborMajak) May 26, 2022Majak played a limited role for Gates at Cleveland State but fills a heavy need for the program with a bigger body for the interior. The lack of production at a lower level program would indicate Majak likely won’t be relied upon to be a major contributor at Missouri. Majak shores up some interior depth and follows Dennis Gates from Cleveland State.
China's official app for digital yuan is seen on a mobile phone next to 100-yuan banknotes in this illustration picture taken October 16, 2020. REUTERS/Florence LoWASHINGTON, May 26 (Reuters) - Republican Senators want to bar U.S. app stores including Apple and Google from hosting apps that allow payments to be made with China's digital currency, according to a copy of proposed legislation seen by Reuters, amid fears the payment system could allow Beijing to spy on Americans. Apple Inc (AAPL.O), Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL.O) Google, Ant Group (688688.SS), Tencent (0700.HK) and the Chinese embassy in Washington did not immediately to comment. Alipay, the hugely popular payments app owned by Jack Ma's Ant Group, also accepts the digital currency. Both apps are available in the Apple and Google App stores.
A bipartisan bill aimed at boosting emergency savings and reducing retirement plan leakage has been introduced in the Senate. The Emergency Savings Account Act of 2022, introduced Thursday by Sens. Todd Young, R-Ind., and Cory Booker, D-N.J., would allow employers to offer workplace savings accounts separate from an employer-sponsored retirement plan. Under the bill, workers can save up to $2,500 in an emergency savings account, although plan sponsors can establish a lower cap, according to a fact sheet. Our bipartisan bill would help families create stable emergency savings for unforeseen expenses, while keeping retirement accounts intact for the future."
Box Score (.pdf)CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Sophomore RHP Marquis Grissom, Jr. turned in a second-straight career outing as Georgia Tech baseball downed No. The Yellow Jackets (34-22) got a career-long 6.2 innings from Grissom, Jr. (4-5), as he allowed just three runs on five hits while striking out seven. Georgia Tech was led at the plate by a bases-clearing triple in the third by Drew Compton. Multimedia:Game HighlightsAlexander-Tharpe FundThe Alexander-Tharpe Fund is the fundraising arm of Georgia Tech athletics, providing scholarship, operations and facilities support for Georgia Tech’s 400-plus student-athletes. To learn more about supporting the Yellow Jackets, visit atfund.org.
Also in the works is a Batavia Chamber community fund to support beneficial projects in our town. To ensure a successful program, the Batavia Chamber is partnering with the Fox Valley Entrepreneurial Center. For more information about the Grow Your Business Scholarship or Batavia Chamber membership, call 630-879-7134 or email [email protected] · Inspiring Contributors to a Batavia Chamber Business: Aisling McGrath, who will attend Bucknell University. A quick reminder: the Batavia Chamber sells Chamber Bucks, which are good at more than 90 businesses.
Community Corner 🌱 Jamaica Bay Green Infrastructure + Brooklyn Woman Still Missing The quickest way to get caught up on the most important things happening today in Brooklyn. Here are the top stories today in Brooklyn: Governor Kathy Hochul announced the completion of a green infrastructure project, brining structural improvements to various locations in South Brooklyn. The $13 million Governor's Office of Storm Recovery project brings rain barrels, gardens, and shade structures to mitigate flooding near Jamaica Bay. The missing woman was last seen leaving her home on Wortman Avenue on May 1, and is believed to have left the city for Washington D.C. that day. (Facebook)You can make a donation through the to help support the families of Uvalde, Texas, who were affected by May 24's shooting.
SPRINGFIELD — The trend toward creating seamless pathways for community college students received another boost Thursday. “Our goal is to create a seamless transition for a student from STCC to arrive at AIC and pursue any degree of choice,” he said. He’s declared “seamless pathways” from community college to AIC to be among his priorities. He said that along with Benitez’ arrival, a new era between the two Springfield schools is underway. We both want to be vibrant and lively contributors to the community,” Benitez said.
The economy is close to entering a recession, perhaps as soon as this year. Last summer, we wrote that US economic growth was already starting to slow and the economy would keep decelerating in the coming months. Nevertheless, both data points show the slowdown in economic growth between 2021 and 2022. With recession storm clouds looming, it is a good idea to sock some money away for a rainy day. Having missed the opportunity to raise rates last year, the Fed is now risking recession in order to tame inflation.