Imperial Valley News
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.
Philippine Sea - The John C. Stennis Strike Group (JCSSG) has completed routine operations in the South China Sea, and transited into the Philippine Sea through the Luzon Strait.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy will meet in open session in Room 106 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building (First Street at Constitution Avenue, NW) in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, March 8 from 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Durham, North Carolina - At our best, we motivate ourselves every day to get dressed and go to work or school. Although there are larger incentives at work, it’s our own volition that powers us through our innumerable daily tasks.
Durham, North Carolina - The job market is luring more physician assistants, or PAs, to jobs in specialty care rather than primary care practices such as family medicine and general pediatrics, according to new research from Duke Health.