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The Hot New Covid Tech Is Wearable and Constantly Tracks You

In Rochester, Mich., Oakland University is preparing to hand out wearable devices to students that log skin temperature once a minute — or more than 1,400 times per day — in the hopes of pinpointing early signs of the coronavirus.

In Plano, Texas, employees at the headquarters of Rent-A-Center recently started wearing proximity detectors that log their close contacts with one another and can be used to alert them to possible virus exposure.

And in Knoxville, students on the University of Tennessee football team tuck proximity trackers under their shoulder pads during games — allowing the team’s medical director to

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Purdue Northwest College of Technology Awarded Future Leaders in Packaging Scholarship

The scholarship was established in 2011 in conjunction with Packaging World’s Leaders in Packaging program. This annual marketing program enables suppliers to promote their innovation and expertise to the packaging community.

The scholarship is awarded each year to an educational institution that prepares students for careers in packaging. The recipient school selects one or more students pursuing related degrees and distributes the funds to the student(s) to defray tuition and other education-related expenses.

Purdue Northwest (PNW) College of Technology offers technology programs that are among the country’s largest. Major national and international OEM and CPG companies employ the college’s

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From Media and Technology to Higher Ed: Business Innovator Sean Atkins Joins WGU’s College of Business | Business


Western Governors University (WGU) has named Sean Atkins as Senior Vice President and Executive Dean of its College of Business. Atkins, who brings experience driving growth of consumer-oriented media and technology businesses with global companies Bertelsmann and Viacom (among others), will lead the College of Business into new growth as WGU continues its journey to be the most student-centric university in the world.

Headshot of Sean Atkins (Photo: Business Wire)

“Although I’m new to higher education, I come from a family of educators and know this is a tremendous opportunity to impact the lives

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Higher Colleges of Technology’s President & CEO Becomes UAE’s First Emirati to Receive Advance HE’s Principal Fellowship

ABU DHABI, UAE, Dec. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Dr. Abdullatif Al Shamsi, President & CEO of the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT), the UAE’s largest applied higher education institution, has received international recognition for his dedication and commitment to educational leadership after being awarded a Principal Fellowship by Advance HE, based in the UK.

The Principal Fellowship is the highest level of professional Fellowships awarded by Advance HE and acknowledges Dr. Al Shamsi’s dynamic approach to innovative educational practices, as well as

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College of DuPage Manufacturing Technology Program Upgrades Lab Equipment to Better Serve Students

The Manufacturing Technology program at College of DuPage recently upgraded two computer
numeric controlled machines in its state-of-the-art manufacturing lab.

The College’s new customizable HAAS VF-2 vertical milling center is 8 feet by 8 feet
and weighs 7,800 pounds. It features an 8,100-revolutions-per-minute spindle, a 20-pocket
carousel tool changer, Ethernet and Wi-Fi connections, and remote monitoring. Measuring
10 feet by 5 feet and weighing 11,000 pounds, the new HAAS ST-20Y lathe features a
4,000-rpm spindle, 4,000-rpm live tooling, a 12-station turret and a graphic visual
program system.

COD Assistant Professor of Manufacturing Technology Jim Tumavich said the machines
provide students

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