Bronx Borough President to Honor Two Local Food Stores with Bronx Can Health Initiative Award
In an effort to increase access to healthier food choices in its neighborhood, Montefiore Health System Office of Community & Population Health, in collaboration with Shop Healthy NYC , and Center For Disease Control and Prevention’s Bronx REACH CHAMPS Initiative created The Healthy Store Initiative to help combat diet-related chronic disease, and promote health and well-being. On April 23rd, two Bronx markets, Martes Food Center, 124 E 176Th St. and Aqui Me Quedo, 1052 Gerard Avenue, will receive the Bronx CAN Health Initiative proclamation award. Both markets are participating in the program to provide healthy and affordable food options for community residents who need to manage restrictive diets as the result of diabetes, hypertension and/or obesity.
– Montefiore Medical Center
Preuss School UCSD Ranked Among Top 10 Schools in State by U.S. News & World Report
The Preuss School UCSD—a charter middle and high school for low-income students who strive to become the first in their families to graduate from college—is ranked among the top 10 high schools in the State of California by U.S. News & World Report, which just released its annual list of “Best High Schools.” Located on the campus of the University of California San Diego, The Preuss School also received a Gold Award designation, based on performance on state assessments, graduation rates and college preparation.Media embedded: Image(s)
– University of California, San Diego
WVU's Dan Carder Among Time's 100 Most Influential People in the World
West Virginia University engineer Dan Carder, who led the research team that broke open the Volkswagen emissions scandal, has been named to the 2016 Time 100, the magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.Media embedded: Image(s)
– West Virginia University
U.S. Team Takes Second at European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad
For the third year in a row the U.S. team wins second place at the European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad (EGMO), an international math competition of 147 contestants representing 38 countries that competed in Busteni, Romania.
– Mathematical Association of America
First-of-Its-Kind Driving Simulator Lab at UAB Powered by Donation From Honda Manufacturing of Alabama and ALDOT
The facility will enable new distracted-driving research, addressing the major public health issue of highway and traffic-related injuries and death.Media embedded: Video / Image(s)
– University of Alabama at Birmingham