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UVM among NASA education research program award recipients

first_imgNASA has awarded approximately $19 million to colleges and universities nationwide to conduct research and technology development in areas of importance to NASA’s mission. The University of Vermont was among six schools to be selected for two proposals. In addition, the awards enable faculty development and higher education student support.The selections are part of NASA’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, known as EPSCoR. The program is designed to assist states in establishing an academic research enterprise directed toward a long-term, self-sustaining and competitive capability that will contribute to its economic viability and development. The program helps develop partnerships between NASA research assets, academic institutions and industry. The selected proposals support all four of NASA’s mission directorates: aeronautics, exploration systems, science and space operations.A total of 27 proposals were selected from organizations in Alabama, Arkansas, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont and West Virginia.Two proposals were selected from each of the following colleges and universities:New Mexico State UniversitySouth Dakota School of Mines & TechnologyUniversity of Alabama In HuntsvilleUniversity of Nebraska at OmahaUniversity of Puerto RicoUniversity of Vermont & State Agricultural CollegeWichita State University, KansasOne proposal was selected from each of the following organizations:College of Charleston, South CarolinaLouisiana Board of Regents FoundationMontana State UniversityUniversity of Arkansas at Little RockUniversity of Hawaii SystemsUniversity of IdahoUniversity of MississippiUniversity of North DakotaUniversity of Northern IowaUniversity of OklahomaUniversity of UtahVanderbilt UniversityWest Virginia UniversityProposals were chosen through a merit-based, peer-reviewed competition. The maximum award is $750,000 for a 3-year period. A one-to-one match of funds is required for every NASA dollar awarded.This program and the agency’s other education programs support NASA’s commitment to excellence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, which will play a key role in preparing, inspiring, encouraging and nurturing the nation’s future workforce.For a list of project descriptions, click on “Selected Proposals” and look for “Competitive Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR)” or solicitation NNH09ZNE002C at:http://nspires.nasaprs.com(link is external)For additional information about NASA’s EPSCoR program, visit:http://www.nasa.gov/education/epscor(link is external)For information about NASA’s Education programs, visit:http://www.nasa.gov(link is external)last_img read more

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Donald Cerrone mocks Conor McGregor’s Proper 12 brand ahead of highly-awaited UFC bout

first_imgAlso Read-  Conor McGregor Teases UFC Fans, Could Choose New Weight-class For His Return Fight 9 months ago UFC: Conor McGregor wants to fight Donald Cerrone in his return, confirmed his manager FOLLOW US First Published: 29th November, 2019 15:36 IST 9 months ago CONFIRMED: Conor McGregor to face Donald Cerrone in UFC 246, says President Dana White WATCH US LIVE Also  Read | Nate Diaz Has A Major Compliment For Bitter UFC Rival Conor McGregorUFC: Current status of both the fightersConor McGregor suffered a devastating loss to Khabib Nurrmagomedov at UFC 229. Donald Cerrone shares a similar fate with two knockout defeats in his last two fights. Both men will be looking to make a winning return. Take a look at some of the best moments of Donald Cerrone and Conor McGregor in UFC. 9 months ago Conor McGregor teases UFC fans, could choose new weight-class for his return fight COMMENT Last Updated: 29th November, 2019 15:36 IST Donald Cerrone Mocks Conor McGregor’s Proper 12 Brand Ahead Of Highly-awaited UFC Bout Donald Cerrone’s cheeky tweet about Proper 12 vs Budweiser is catching everyone’s attention, ahead of his fight with Conor McGregor. Know more about it Also Read | CONFIRMED: Conor McGregor To Face Donald Cerrone In UFC 246, Says President Dana WhiteUFC: Conor McGregor vs Donald Cerrone at UFC 246The super-stacked card is going to take place in T-Mobile Arena from Nevada and Donald Cerrone’s recent tweet just made it more than a normal fight. Cowboy, who is known for his love for beer, has divided the entire fanbase into several parts ahead of his highly-anticipated bout with Conor McGregor. The American posted a picture where Conor McGregor’s Proper 12 Whiskey is replicating the former two-division champion, while Donald Cerrone chose Budweiser as his choice of brand.This isn’t a battle between Budweiser and Proper 12 but Donald Cerrone is surely bringing those brands to hype up his upcoming fight. The sledging continued as the UFC logo in the tweet is also divided into the flags of Ireland and the United States respectively. The American is using Budweiser and himself to replicate the United States of America, while Conor McGregor and his Proper 12 are standing for Ireland. Take a look at Donald Cerrone’s tweet. Raj Sarkar Also Read- UFC: 3 Major Fights In UFC History With Controversial Endings LIVE TV Conor McGregor’s UFC return is finally slated on January 18, 2020 and Donald Cerrone, the man with most UFC wins is going to welcome him inside the octagon. According to reports, Conor McGregor and Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone are going to battle each other in the welterweight division. UFC fans are super excited for the matchup and Donald Cerrone just added some fuel to the fire by posting a cheeky picture on his Twitter handle. WE RECOMMEND pic.twitter.com/fH9eZcz206— Cowboy Cerrone (@Cowboycerrone) November 28, 2019 9 months ago Nate Diaz has a major compliment for bitter UFC rival Conor McGregor Written By SUBSCRIBE TO US 10 months ago UFC: Dana White uncertain about Conor McGregor-Donald Cerrone fightlast_img read more