Imperial Valley News
U.S. Department of State and Arkansas Announce Launch of Year Two "Arkansas Declaration of Learning" in Support of Secondary Education and Learning With Historical Objects and Art
Washington, DC - U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry announces the launch of the second year of the “Arkansas Declaration of Learning” program, which works collaboratively with Arkansas teachers and school librarians teaching 7th-12th grade students in the fields of art, English language arts, and social studies to develop innovative curriculum that brings history to life and shares the importance of civic engagement with students.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring March 7, 2016, as Arbor Day in the State of California.
Washington, DC - U.S. Science Envoy Dr. Geraldine Richmond returns to Southeast Asia March 4-19 in support of the Obama Administration’s initiative to strengthen the United States’ science and education relationships overseas. This is Dr. Richmond’s fourth trip to Southeast Asia as a U.S. Science Envoy. Dr. Richmond will build on her previous visits, making three stops in the region:
Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission has issued orders to nine companies requiring them to provide the agency with information on how they conduct assessments of companies to measure their compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS).
As happens with most every metrologist I know, I fell into metrology (the science of measurement) quite by accident. My degree was in chemical engineering, and I was probing the world around me to see what kind of work was out there for someone with my skills and interests. I learned of an upcoming vacancy in a metrology laboratory at the state of Minnesota’s Weights and Measures Division and scheduled a visit, even though I didn’t know what a metrology lab was.
Washington, DC - On March 3 and 4, the United States and Japan held the third senior level U.S.-Japan Development Dialogue and related events in Washington, D.C. The Dialogue addressed a broad range of development policy priorities and assistance efforts to address global and regional challenges, including global development frameworks and the Sustainable Development Goals, Japan’s G7 leadership, Japan’s Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), and the emergence of new donors and institutions into the international system.