Imperial Valley News Center
West Lafayette, Indiana - Micro-robotic manipulators with the ability to move in increments far smaller than the width of a human hair might be enlisted for a range of applications in research, manufacturing, medicine and homeland security.
Washington, DC - Innovative financial technology is changing the way consumers borrow, share, and spend money, offering the promise of increased convenience and access to financial services. The FTC is hosting a series of FinTech events to broadly explore the implications of this financial technology for consumers, building on the agency’s longstanding focus on technological innovation and extensive enforcement experience in the area of non-bank financial practices.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I congratulate the people of Niger as you celebrate the 56th anniversary of your nation’s independence on August 3.
Washington, DC - With college students preparing for the fall semester and 11 percent of all student loans in delinquency or default as of Q1 2016, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2016’s Best and Worst States for Student Debt.
Washington, DC - The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is making up to $3 million in grant funding available for research aimed at (1) advancing the principles of disaster resilience in the design of building and infrastructure systems, and (2) developing building codes and standards that will lead to reduction of impact caused by windstorm and coastal inundation, wildland urban interface fires and earthquakes.
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, 16 states, and the District of Columbia, Call for More Student Loan Debt Relief for Students Harmed by Predatory For-Profit Colleges
Los Angeles, California - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, along Attorneys General from 16 states and the District of Columbia today submitted official comments to the United States Department of Education, urging the Department to do more to create and implement fair, streamlined, and efficient processes to enable students harmed by predatory for-profit colleges to access student loan debt relief. The Attorneys General also praised the significant strides already made by the Department of Education through its recently proposed borrower-defense regulations.
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