Nobody has ever accused the powers that be in college football of being ahead of the curve on big issues, but here’s a little suggestion for the College Football Playoff committee as it begins its arduous and very important work of ranking teams for a television show on ESPN.
There’s this thing called Zoom that a lot of us have been using to do business for the past eight months. If you haven’t heard of it, it’s a great product that allows us to hold important meetings virtually. Sure, nothing will ever take the place of in-person interaction, but there is a pandemic going on. In fact, as all the experts predicted, it’s getting worse as we head into the cold weather months. This isn’t the time to be doing a lot of unnecessary moving around.
SpaceX’s first operational human mission for NASA is set to launch from the Kennedy Space Center on Sunday.
The crew includes three NASA astronauts and a veteran Japanese astronaut.
NASA astronaut Shannon Walker is set to become the first woman ever to fly in a commercial spacecraft.
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The demonstration phase is over.
On Sunday evening, SpaceX’s first operational human mission for NASA, called Crew-1, will take off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The crew consists of three NASA astronauts — Shannon Walker, Mike Hopkins, and Victor Glover — as well as Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Soichi Noguchi.
After roughly 27 hours in flight, the Crew Dragon spaceship carrying the four astronauts will dock to the International Space Station, where NASA astronaut Kathleen Rubins and two Russian cosmonauts, Sergey Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov, will be waiting to greet them.
Having painstakingly built up her business as a driving instructor over the past four years, the decision to shift careers during lockdown was not an easy one for Camilla, 32, from Worcester. But in the weeks leading up to the lockdown announcement, she had noticed a steady surge in cancellations.
“Quite a few people weren’t comfortable having lessons because they were worried about the virus and because everyone’s financial priorities had shifted,” she says. “Then the 2-metre distancing rule was implemented and I knew that wasn’t possible in a car. It wasn’t essential work, either.”
Realising her income had shrunk to virtually nothing overnight, Camilla took action and began searching for other opportunities. “Initially I looked into supermarket work and delivery driver jobs, but then I realised that I’d always wanted to provide home care
Strategic Education, Inc. or SEI STRA reported third-quarter 2020 results, wherein the company’s earnings met analysts’ expectations but revenues missed the same. On a year-over-year basis, both the metrics declined, thanks to lower enrollment, revenue-per-student and margin at Capella University. Shares of this for-profit education company declined 10% on Nov 5, following the earnings release.
It reported adjusted earnings of $1.18 per share, which met the Zacks Consensus Estimate but decreased 7.8% from the year-ago quarter.
Total revenues of $239 million missed the consensus estimate by 0.9%. Notably, the reported figure also declined 1.1% from the prior-year level.
Strategic Education Inc. Price, Consensus and EPS Surprise
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SEI currently operates in two reportable segments: Strayer (accounting for 53.7% of total third-quarter 2020 revenues) and Capella (46.3%).
Strayer University: Strayer University’s revenues grew 1.2% year over year to $128.4 million due
Carly Cooperman, 35, is the CEO and partner at Schoen Cooperman Research, a consulting and analytical firm based in New York City.
Cooperman joined the company in 2007 straight out of college and held nearly every position at the firm until being appointed as CEO in July of this year.
She was the lead pollster on Bloomberg’s 2020 presidential run and helped Democrats take the House in 2018. She has also worked with HBO, Apple, and Snapchat,and helped uphold San Francisco’s ban on e-cigarettes.
In an interview with Business Insider, Cooperman talks about her rise in political consulting and how she manages often being the only woman in the room.
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Carly Cooperman always thought she wanted to enter politics, but never thought she would end up in polling. Little did she know.
She studied political communications at George Washington University, and during her
Dr. Monique Mendes has become the first Black woman to receive a Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of Rochester. The Jamaican-born, first-generation college graduate says the announcement came as a shock to her, not even realizing she had done so until informed.
“I didn’t know I was the first Black woman, but I’m excited,” said Mendes to Diversity Education. “I feel empowered; I really want other students in the Rochester city schools, just around Rochester that are Black, who are people of color that know that this is possible and that they can pursue a Ph.D. in neuroscience.”
Her desire to obtain her degree came after she became apart of the McNair Scholars Program at the University of Florida, a program designed to help undergraduate students from low-income and marginalized backgrounds offering financial assistance in addition to mentorship to help them prepare for their doctoral degree. From there,
Mulbe Dillard has always had a dream of playing professional golf. Now, fulfilling that dream will be a little easier – and not just for Dillard.
On the heels of the debut of PGA Tour University, the PGA Tour and the Advocates Professional Golf Association Tour have teamed up to help top Black college golfers transition to the professional ranks by easing the financial burden of playing developmental tours and Korn Ferry Tour Q-School.
On Monday, the organizations announced a college ranking for Black golfers in NCAA Division I, II and III with the top five seniors each year receiving summer status on the APGA Tour and an exemption into the pre-qualifying stage for Korn Ferry Tour Q-School.
One 6-year-old in Memphis, Tennessee, has a very bright future ahead of him.
In a video that has gone viral on Facebook with more than 225,000 shares, Sam White raps about possible career opportunities for each letter of the alphabet.
From gastroenterologist to intelligence officer, Sam sings about what each occupation entails. Sample lyrics: “You can be an ‘L’ you can be a lawyer, cause people need to know their rights. You can be an ‘M’ mobile app developer like the people that made Fornite.”
The first grader’s dad, Bobby White, who co-wrote “You Can Be ABCs,” is seen dancing along in the background.
“I want Sam to know about all the amazing opportunities that are out there waiting for him,” Bobby TODAY Parents. “Kids learning early on to be passionate about careers sets them up to do better in school because they are working toward something.”