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An Embry-Riddle team earned finalist status in the Ford College Community Challenge (Ford C3). They will now go head to head with competitors at Harvard University, Yale University, the University of Michigan, Carnegie Mellon, the University of California, Los Angeles and other top institutions.
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Calling all space enthusiasts! Have you ever dreamed of meeting legendary moon walker Buzz Aldrin or former Commander of the International Space Station Terry Virts? Now’s your chance.
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Four students from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, who are also Project PoSSUM scientist-astronaut candidates, will travel this month to the remote town of High Level in northern Alberta, Canada as part of a 12-person Project PoSSUM team that will study extremely high and elusive ‘space clouds’ called noctilucent clouds.
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If you’ve seen an official photograph of a launch at Cape Canaveral, there’s a good chance it was taken by Embry-Riddle alum Ben Cooper (’08, DB).
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HyCarb Inc., a Florida-based, woman-owned small business developing the next generation of energy harvesting and storage devices such as batteries, fuel cells, solar panels and more, has signed on as a Tenant Partner at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Research Park with the goal of bringing more than 220 highly-skilled professional jobs to Volusia County in the next 10 years.
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The Department of Aviation on the Prescott Campus announced Steven Scates as the new Flight Department Chair. This appointment brings about Scates’ return to the Prescott campus—his alma mater—after his graduation in 1994 with degrees in Aeronautical Science and Aviation Safety.
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Partnership Provides Path for Flight Students at Nashville Flight Training to Receive a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics Degree Needed for Commercial Pilot Career; Addresses National Pilot Shortage
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This year’s Paris Air Show was the venue for the launch of a unique new master’s degree program in Aerospace Engineering, as Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Worldwide Campus has made the University of Salford its first United Kingdom (U.K.) higher education partner.
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As business leaders and companies around the world face attacks on their computer systems, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has developed the first of its kind program for professionals targeting cybersecurity challenges specifically for the aviation and aerospace industry.
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After sweeping last year’s top spot in the collegiate division and besting 50 teams as No. 1 for the first time in school history, female pilots from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will once again take to the skies to compete in the historic 2017 Women’s Air Race Classic (ARC) beginning June 20 at Frederick, Md., and ending June 23 in Santa Fe, N.M.
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Embry-Riddle Prescott students have demonstrated their worth in a vital summer job during the summer months in Arizona. Working in collaboration with the United States Forest Service, students are providing service and ground support for air tankers fighting forest fires across Northern Arizona. This opportunity puts students in a unique position to learn about aviation's role in fighting wildfires in Arizona's arid climate—and has also proven to be an extremely gratifying role, enabling students to take an active part in suppressing potentially dangerous fires.
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Academic and Manufacturing Consortium Aims to Provide Alternative Propulsion Options for Commercial Airlines
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Reammon Soto, an Embry-Riddle Worldwide student and technology startup business founder, recently became the first Embry-Riddle student to win the annual Florida Venture Forum’s Statewide Collegiate Business Plan Competition held in Orlando, Fla., on May 19.
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Researchers at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Creare LLC have received a Phase II $1 million grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop a highly sophisticated autonomous flight control system to navigate unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in unknown dynamic environments, such as crowded urban locations, or in dangerous or hostile situations.
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More than 1,500 graduates and their families celebrated opportunity, success and pride as part of Embry-Riddle Worldwide San Diego (California) Campus’ Spring commencement held Friday, June 9, aboard the historic USS Midway Museum.
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