Stanford Program in Law, Science & Technology – Programs and Centers

The Stanford Program in Law, Science & Technology (LST) combines the resources of Stanford Law School—including renowned faculty experts, alumni practicing on the cutting edge of technology law, technologically savvy and enthusiastic students, and a location in the heart of Silicon Valley—to address the many questions arising from the increasingly prominent role that science and technology play in both national and global arenas. The program acts to help students, legal professionals, businesspeople, government officials, and the public at large to identify those questions and find innovative answers to them.

The program seeks to:

  • Give every Stanford Law student the opportunity to address these issues through innovative coursework, in preparation for practice at the highest level of law’s intersections with science and technology.
  • Raise professional understanding and public awareness of technical and ethical challenges.
  • Promote informed public policies on science and technology in national and global arenas.
  • Contribute to the international
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U.S. Firms Add Fewer Jobs Than Forecast in August, ADP Data Show

(Bloomberg) — U.S. companies added fewer jobs than expected in August, suggesting the labor market rebound remains gradual, with employment well below pre-pandemic levels.

Businesses’ payrolls increased by 428,000 after an upwardly revised 212,000 in July, according to ADP Research Institute data released Wednesday. The median projection in a Bloomberg survey of economists called for a 1 million gain for the latest month.

The latest data suggest companies continue to hire at a more moderate pace than immediately following the lifting of business lockdowns months ago. Amid widespread joblessness, it will take sustained demand growth to rebuild the labor market to what it was before the pandemic.

Yet, headwinds remain. The Paycheck Protection Program, which helped support employment in recent months, expired in August, and lawmakers have yet to pass an another comprehensive stimulus package. Meanwhile, companies continue to announce layoffs almost six months after the Covid-19 shutdowns.

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MOCA Engages Youth And Families With Free Virtual Art Education Programs This September

Programs include Virtual Teen Art Force, MOCA miniMAKERS and more.

Serving youth ages one through 18, the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) is ensuring that kids stay connected to the arts with an array of free, creative art programs for the family. Programs include Virtual Teen Art Force, MOCA miniMAKERS and Sunday Stories. MOCA recognizes the need to enrich the cultural life of the community and connect with the community.

Virtual Teen Art Force

MOCA Teen Art Force is a one-of-a-kind, free, multidisciplinary art program that provides students with a foundation in the visual arts. Classes include a wide range of techniques including drawing, textile design, sculpture and printmaking. Registered students may choose one class per week, or all five, and are eligible for free art supplies available through contact-less pick up.

Cost: Free

Time: 4-6 p.m.

Ages: 13-17

Dates: Monday-Friday, Oct. 1-Dec. 18

How: For more information

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Gov. Holcomb proposes ‘solution’ for school funding amid the pandemic

Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Wednesday what he called a “solution” to the school funding crisis that erupted last week when a top lawmaker said schools that didn’t open for in-person instruction would only get a percentage of the state dollars they were banking on for this year. 

How Indiana schools can reopen safely



Eric Holcomb sitting on a table: Eric Holcomb gives a a wide-ranging press conference in the Governor's Office, Indiana Statehouse, Indianapolis, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019.

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Eric Holcomb gives a a wide-ranging press conference in the Governor’s Office, Indiana Statehouse, Indianapolis, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019.

Holcomb is asking the Indiana State Board of Education to delay the fall count of student enrollment — the day on which schools count all their students in attendance, and must designate them as in-person or virtual — through at least December.

“This solution will put to rest lingering questions or concerns,” Holcomb said in a press release, “so schools can continue to focus on opening schools safely and educating

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Saskatchewan Huskies Athletics to focus on training and skill development – Saskatoon

As they get set to lay down the new turf at Griffiths Stadium in the next six to eight weeks — and while Merlis Belsher Place serves as a field hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic — a few of the Saskatchewan Huskies‘ teams will have to find a new home to train and work on skill development while play is suspended in U Sports.

The football and soccer teams will occupy neighbouring fields to Griffiths Stadium and the hockey teams will book time in community arenas, but the student-athletes are returning.

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Saskatchewan Roughriders trying their luck south of the border

“Typically, we would have about 390 student-athletes for our 15 teams, and our coaches report that despite that we have no conference programming in the first term and uncertain in the second term, we expect to have 386 athletes training with their teams,” says Dave Hardy, Huskies chief

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India, Canada discuss ways to strengthen collaboration in science and technology

Highlighting the importance of Indo-Canadian S&T cooperation, DST Secretary Ashutosh Sharma said it should be explored as to how the cooperation can be taken to a different level.

India and Canada discussed ways to ramp up cooperation in science and technology by strengthening existing international connections, sharing best practices, and initiating new collaborations between governments and institutions, a statement said on Monday.

The statement follows a conference organised virtually by the India-Canada Centre for Innovative Multidisciplinary Partnership to Accelerate Community Transformation and Sustainability (IC-IMPACTS) on August 6.

In the Round Table following the inauguration of the conference, detailed presentations were made on bilateral activities being pursued under the Department of Science & Technology-Department of Biotechnology (DBT)-IC-IMPACTS programme, the statement said.

DST International Cooperation Adviser and Head S.K. Varshney highlighted joint research in emerging sciences with potential for translating research into marketable applications of social relevance, it said.

Highlighting the importance

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Logitech CEO on the surge in computer product sales as people continue remote education and working from home

Bracken Darrell, Logitech CEO, joined The Final Round to discuss the surge in demand for computer tech as more people work from home indefinitely and his outlook for the tech sector heading into the end of the year.

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SEANA SMITH: Welcome back to “The Final Round.” Well, work from home equipment is still hard to find as companies struggle to address supply shortages. Well, Logitech, it’s one firm that’s been working nonstop to try and keep up with demand. So for more on this, we want to bring in Logitech’s CEO. We have Bracken Darrell joining us now to discuss all this. And Bracken, I know your stock has been on a tear. Shares up more than 60% this year. Now, we’re in this back to school season. I took a look at your website earlier today. You’re still out of stock on a number of your products,

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Why special education funding will be more equitable under new state law

California’s method of funding special education will become streamlined and a little more equitable, thanks to a provision in the recently passed state budget.

a group of people riding on the back of a boy: California’s method of funding special education will become streamlined and a little more equitable, thanks to a provision in the recently passed state budget. (Alison Yin/EdSource)

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California’s method of funding special education will become streamlined and a little more equitable, thanks to a provision in the recently passed state budget. (Alison Yin/EdSource)

The 2020-21 budget fixes a decades-old quirk in the funding formula that had left vast differences between school districts in how much money schools received to educate special education students.

The old formula, created in the late 1970s and last updated in the early 2000s, based funding on how many students a district had overall, not just its number of students in special education. The result was that some districts received up to $800 extra per student per year to educate students in special education, while others received as little as $500.

The new

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The Maritime Skills Academy

About us

DistrictDover District Council
Headteacher – Matthew Jaenicke
Designation – Academy
Sixth FormNo
Gender – Co-Ed
Religion – None

The Maritime Skills Academy is helping the industry set new standards by delivering a new level of marine, fire safety and simulator training.
The Maritime Skills Academy is helping the industry set new standards by delivering a new level of marine, fire safety and simulator training.

The Maritime Skills Academy is helping the industry set new standards by delivering a new level of marine, safety, simulator and hospitality training. Today, with a focus on personal service, we offer over 500 expert courses to over 5,000 delegates annually. As a Maritime & Coastguard Agency, Global Wind Organisation and GUEST accredited course provider and MNTB recognised centre, we are as proud to be meeting the high standards of commercial operators as we are in supporting individuals to maintain or build their professional development. 

With training centres in Dover and Portsmouth, we offer STCW Safety, commercial Fire, GWO, Hospitality and now Deck

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ADP says privately sector added 428,000 new jobs in August

The numbers: Private-sector companies added or regained 428,000 jobs in August, ADP said Wednesday, but the modest gain won’t dispel worries about a slowdown in hiring over the summer as the U.S. recovers from the coronavirus.

Wall Street economists had forecast an increase of 1 million private-sector jobs, according to Econoday. See ADP report

The increase in hiring last month topped a revised 212,000 increase in July, the giant payroll processor said. Initially ADP had reported that just 167,000 new jobs were created in that month.

The economy has recouped fewer than half of the 20 million-plus jobs lost in the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic.

What’s worse, a number of companies such as American Airlines

and MGM

have recently announced new layoffs with their businesses still struggling months after the pandemic began.

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