VVU’s head of IT department becomes first to graduate with PhD in Computer Science from University of Ghana

Regional News of Monday, 30 November 2020

Source: universnewsroom.com

2020-11-30

Head of the Information Technology Department at the Valley View University, Accra, Kofi Sarpong AduHead of the Information Technology Department at the Valley View University, Accra, Kofi Sarpong Adu

Head of the Information Technology Department at the Valley View University, Accra, Kofi Sarpong Adu-Manu, has made history at the University of Ghana by becoming the first to graduate with a PhD in Computer Science.

More to this, he emerged as the best graduating PhD student from University of Ghana’s Graduate School.

Kofi Sarpong Adu-Manu passed out from the University of Ghana during its 2020 November/December virtual congregation ceremony.

Giving his valedictory speech, he acknowledged his mother for inspiring him to pursue excellence in education.

“Personally, growing up, I was inspired by the words of my mother. ‘Kofi, work hard at school and become great’. She gave up her opportunity to complete her education for my existence because she was pregnant with me. She was

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Norwich University holds outdoor classroom design competition for high school students

Norwich University holds outdoor classroom design competition for high school students

Norwich University’s School of Architecture+Art launched a competition for high school students to design an outdoor classroom with thousands of scholarship dollars as prizes.

The competition, which is open to all high school students, launched Wednesday, Nov. 4; the submissions deadline is Sunday, Dec. 13. Students may register and compete as individuals or in teams with up to four members. All entries will receive feedback from Norwich University School of Architecture + Art faculty, who will also advise and guide registered competitors. Click here for all details on the design parameters and submission guidelines.

A completed submission will earn an individual or each individual in a team a Norwich scholarship of $500 per year for four years, totaling $2,000. The first-place winner will earn a Norwich scholarship of $2,000 per

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University of Pennsylvania Introduces Underserved Youth to the Power of Design

University of Pennsylvania Introduces Underserved Youth to the Power of Design

This past summer, the nonprofit design practice, PennPraxis, in partnership with The Fresh Air Fund, piloted a new program, Virtual Design Studio, that sparked the imaginations of nearly 150 students to show how design has the power to change the built environment. Their courses, which were taught by University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design graduate students, generated multiple designs for a nature center operated by The Fresh Air Fund and public spaces in New York City and offered children an introduction to explore future careers in design that could have a lasting impact on their communities and the design professions for years to come. Over the course of seven weeks, these students committed over 150 hours

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University at Buffalo and Charlotte’s Web Announce Collaboration to Advance Hemp Cannabinoid Science

BOULDER, Colo. and BUFFALO, N.Y., Nov. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – (TSX: CWEB) (OTCQX:CWBHF) Charlotte’s Web Holdings, Inc. (“Charlottes Web” or the “Company“), the market leader in  hemp CBD extract products, announces a collaboration between its CW Labs science division and the University at Buffalo’s  Center for Integrated Global Biomedical Sciences to advance hemp cannabinoid science through a research program that provides a better understanding of the therapeutic uses and safety of cannabinoids. 

Charlotte's Web R&D collaboration with University at Buffalo for the science on hemp CBD and other cannabinoids (CNW Group/Charlotte''s Web Holdings, Inc.)

This new scientific initiative builds on early projects that have been envisioned with Dr. Gene D. Morse, Director of the Center for Integrated Global Biomedical Sciences (CIGBS) at the University at Buffalo and State University of New York (SUNY) Distinguished Professor. The new partnership includes collaboration on a global program to advance cannabinoid sciences implementation research and safety for both supplement and biomedical use of cannabinoids with the

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