Washington, DC - The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB) elected Laura Skandera Trombley as Chair and Jeffrey Bleich as Vice Chair for 2016 at its annual election on November 12, 2015 in Washington, D.C. The 12-member Board was established by the U.S. Congress and is appointed by the President of the United States to oversee the worldwide Fulbright Program, which strengthens ties between the United States and other countries and equips participants with the skills needed to address global challenges.

Washington, DC - On the Periodic Table of Elements, copper is designated as CU. The FTC’s lawsuit against Tommie Copper, Inc., the seller of copper-infused compression wear, suggests it may be time to conduct a periodic check of the elements in your ads to C that U have proof to back up your claims.

West Lafayette, Indiana - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's final rules on the volume of biofuels that must be produced from 2014 to 2016 continues the current policy thrust that biofuels reduce greenhouse gas emissions compared with fossil fuels, Purdue University energy economist Wally Tyner says.

Washington, DC - The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has been pioneering antenna measurement methods for decades, but a new robot may be the ultimate innovation, extending measurements to higher frequencies while characterizing antennas faster and more easily than previous NIST facilities.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "I am delighted that the United States Senate voted today to confirm Gayle Smith as the Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

Washington, DC - The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "Plug into Energy Savings: Strategies and Resources for Reducing Plugload Energy Use in Your Buildings," on Tuesday, December 1, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. This webinar will include a discussion by an industry expert from our National Renewable Energy Laboratory on simple low-cost and portable plug- and process-loads interventions.