Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company has agreed to pay $44 million to settle allegations under the False Claims Act that it knowingly issued insurance policies that were ineligible under the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) federal crop insurance program and falsified documents, the Justice Department announced today. Fireman’s Fund, an Allianz SE subsidiary headquartered in Novato, California, provides personal and commercial property insurance throughout the United States.
Huntsville, Alabama - Nearly 100 high school and college teams from around the world will race against each other during NASA’s Human Exploration Rover Challenge April 17-18 at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Participating teams are from 15 states and Puerto Rico, as well as international teams from Mexico, Germany, India and Russia.
President Obama Announces Over $240 Million in New STEM Commitments at the 2015 White House Science Fair
Washington, DC - President Obama will host the 2015 White House Science Fair today to celebrate the student winners of a broad range of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competitions from across the country.
Vandenberg Air Force Base, California - A team Airmen from Air Force Global Strike Command, launched an unarmed LGM-30G Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with a test reentry vehicle March 23, from Vandenberg Air Force Base.
Students Gain Geographic Ground Following Esri's Billion-Dollar Software Pledge to White House ConnectED Initiative
Redlands, California - At the White House Science Fair today, in conjunction with President Obama’s ConnectED Initiative, Esri announced significant academic progress from its billion-dollar commitment to offer mapping technology to every K-12 school in the United States. Since the program’s launch on May 27, 2014, more than 1,000 schools have grown their geographic programs through Esri’s ConnectED pledge.