Davenport University names dean of business, technology colleges

Amy Mansfield Courtesy Davenport University

Davenport University announced Dr. Amy Mansfield as the dean of the Donald W. Maine College of Business and the College of Technology.

She will be responsible for leading the university’s business and technology programs, including degrees such as accounting, marketing, computer science and cyber defense.

“Dr. Mansfield is a proven leader in higher education,” said Dr. Richard J. Pappas, president of Davenport University. “She’ll be instrumental in helping Davenport University grow and develop our business and technology programs to meet the needs of our future economy while also helping our students earn successful careers.”

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HP Releases Annual Sustainable Impact Report

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 24, 2020 — HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) today released its 2019 Sustainable Impact Report, highlighting the progress the company is making to drive greater diversity and inclusion, reduce its environmental footprint, and strengthen communities around the world.

As part of these commitments, HP announced a new goal to double the number of Black and African American executives inside the company by 2025.

HP also announced a new goal to eliminate 75 percent of single-use plastic packaging by 2025, supporting the company’s efforts to drive a low-carbon, circular economy.

Efforts to make a sustainable impact on

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Computer developed by Chinese researchers achieves ‘quantum supremacy’

Dec. 4 (UPI) — A new type of quantum computer, developed by a team of scientists from several Chinese research institutions, has achieved “quantum supremacy.”

Quantum supremacy is achieved when a quantum computer can best the performance of a supercomputer at just one task.

“Quantum computational advantage is like a threshold,” Lu Chaoyang, professor of the University of Science and Technology of China, told China’s state news agency Xinhua.

“It means that, when a new quantum computer prototype’s capacity surpasses that of the strongest traditional computer in handling a particular task, it proves that it will possibly make breakthroughs

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Fiber optics capture seismic signatures of the rose parade

Fiber optics capture seismic signatures of the rose parade
Seismic records showing vibrations caused by motorcycles driving back and forth during 2020 Rose Parade in Pasadena, California. Credit: Seismological Research Letters

Yes, there’s a prize for the most beautiful flower-filled float in the Rose Parade each year, but how about a prize for the most ground-shaking marching band? According to a new study, the 2020 honors go to the Southern University and A&M College, followed closely by the hometown Pasadena City College Honor band.


These bragging rights and other interesting signatures of the Rose Parade were captured by fiber optic telecommunications cables lying below the parade route. In Seismological

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