Biochemistry senior Alejandra Lopez- Diaz hasn’t wasted much time during her past three years at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Outside of class, she’s spent most of her free hours inside the university’s labs researching an aspect of time itself—our circadian clock, or the internal biological clock that helps take us through various phases of the day from morning to night.
By Kellie Speed
When Jeff and Maura Brodeur received the devastating call that would change their life forever— that their only son had been critically injured in Iraq and may not make it—they never could have imagined how far he would come today.Continue reading Wounded Army Corporal Inspires Boston’s Wounded Vet Run
Sixteen-year-old Charles Kolin is spearheading the effort to create a formal resolution by Congress to support Unity Day, celebrated each year in late October (this year on Wednesday, October 23) to honor and recognize the annual anti-bullying prevention day formally on a national level.
The Consumer Technology Association has awarded American Printing House (APH) with a highly coveted Best of Innovation award in the Accessibility category for its Code Jumper, an inclusive product that allows children who are blind or visually impaired to learn computer coding alongside their sighted peers.
The most recent episode of the Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology (PEAT)’s Future of Work podcast features Josh Christianson, Co-Director of PEAT, as he highlights predictions made by Future of Work podcast guests regarding anticipated changes resulting from emerging technology and the impact on the workplace and workforce of our future.
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Two best friends given a 2% survival rate at birth beat the odds and graduated from their school in Tyler, Texas, last Thursday.
By Kristen Halpen
Imagine a young adult starting their day in 2032. They wake up to an alarm playing the latest hit they requested the night before, are greeted by their friendly robot in the kitchen with suggestions on what to have for breakfast to fuel their morning, and a handy voice reminder to take their medication.Continue reading Becoming Part of the Voice Revolution
The most recent episode of the Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology (PEAT)’s Future of Work podcast features Hadi Rangin, Information Technology Accessibility Specialist for Accessible Technology Services (ATS) at the University of Washington, as he discusses the importance of accessibility testing in the technology procurement process. Continue reading Podcast: Understanding Workplace Accessibility Technology Testing
Ellie Goldstein, an 18-year-old model with Down’s syndrome from Ilford in Essex, just got her first modeling gig for Gucci Beauty. In collaboration with the Photo Vogue Festival, Goldstein starred in the new Gucci L’Obscur Mascara campaign alongside four other models, a project that continues to support the company’s overall goals of “supporting emerging talents and promoting the theme of unconventional and non-stereotypical beauty,” according to a release for the campaign.Continue reading Gucci’s Latest Beauty Campaign Stars a Model With Down Syndrome, and It’s Beautiful