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Commercial aviation in Singapore is thriving — and nowhere is that more evident than at the city-state’s Changi International Airport. Take a stroll through any of its four terminals (with a fifth on the way) and you find symbolic reminders of an industry in full bloom. There are lush gardens featuring sunflowers, orchids and butterflies; a kinetic rain sculpture; and in the ultimate expression of growth and connectivity, a nearly 27-foot-tall digital social tree sculpture. This interactive art installation allows passengers to display their photos and videos on a panel of high-definition screens that form the tree's "crown."
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It’s 10:30 a.m. on a Friday and Embry-Riddle graduate Dennis Jones, now the managing director of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), has already put in half a day’s work, having clocked in before most people have gotten out of bed. There’s a small crowd gathered outside his office, waiting for him to wrap up our phone conversation so he can get back to the day-to-day operations of the NTSB.
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For the second year in a row, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach Campus is graduating its largest fall class in the school’s history. This commencement will also see the most ever Ph.D. degrees awarded. The ceremony starts at 10 a.m., Monday, Dec. 17, at the Ocean Center, 101 N. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach. The ceremony will be streamed live at portal.stretchinternet.com/erauadmin. Based on the latest available numbers, the class of 2018 includes 540 students, representing the Colleges of Aviation, Arts & Sciences, Engineering and the David B. O’Maley College of Business, with 93 students receiving master’s degrees and 15 receiving Ph.Ds. 
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PRESCOTT, Ariz. – A total of 249 students representing Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott and Worldwide Campuses will graduate at the University’s Fall 2018 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 10 a.m. at the Prescott Valley Event Center.
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On Aug. 12 this year, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe blasted into space atop a Delta 4-Heavy rocket as part of the first-ever scientific mission to “touch” and better understand the sun.
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Research could suggest better responses to bacterial pathogens in space environments – and in healthcare facilities, where antibiotic-resistant bacteria have inadvertently been encouraged, said Embry-Riddle’s Dr. James Novak.
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Prescott, Ariz. – For the 32nd year in a row, Embry-Riddle Prescott’s 12-Time National Champion Golden Eagles Flight Team won the National Intercollegiate Flying Association’s Safety and Flight Elevation Conference (NIFA SAFECON) regional competition with 13 overall first-place victories, including Top Scoring Contestant and a two-way tie for Top Pilot.
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As Embry-Riddle officially renamed its Florida-based College of Business on Nov. 13, university leadership, faculty, staff and students turned out to celebrate and honor philanthropists David and Karen O’Maley. With their generous gift, Embry-Riddle will be able to elevate its College of Business – already widely regarded as offering the best aviation business administration program in the world – to even greater heights, said University President P. Barry Butler. Members of the Embry-Riddle community convened along the university’s palm tree-lined Legacy Walk as the couple made their way from the Henderson Welcome Center to the new David B. O’Maley College of Business, where the renaming ceremony took place.
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Jack R. Hunt Library Director Kathleen Citro was just 24 when she started working in the library at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University‘s Daytona Beach Campus 43 years ago.
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All current or former military, this Georgia family challenges each other as they gain new knowledge and skills.
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the global leader in aviation and aerospace education, today announced plans to rename its Florida-based College of Business to honor the family of Trustee, philanthropist and former insurance industry executive David B. O’Maley. With a generous gift from David and Karen O’Maley, Embry-Riddle expects to elevate its College of Business – already widely regarded as offering the best aviation business administration program in the world – to even greater heights, said University President P. Barry Butler.
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The Hon. Elaine L. Chao, 18th U.S. Secretary of Transportation and Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Oct. 25 helped dedicate Embry-Riddle’s transformational new Student Union – now renamed to honor alumnus and Board of Trustees Chairman Mori Hosseini.
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is one of 12 North American universities tasked with re-engineering a 2019 Chevrolet Blazer into a connected and automated hybrid vehicle as part of the new four-year EcoCAR Mobility Challenge. EcoCAR is a collegiate automotive engineering competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), General Motors (GM) and MathWorks, and managed by Argonne National Laboratory.  Aimed at developing a highly skilled workforce and the next generation of automotive innovators, students gain hands-on experience, teamwork and leadership skills by designing and building next-generation mobility solutions to meet the nation’s future energy and mobility challenges.
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has been named among Military Times Best for Vets: Colleges 2019 rankings for providing quality educational services to student veterans and students connected to the military.
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In appreciation of their involvement in bringing the new Student Union to life and their service to Eagles from the past, present and future, the Student Government Association was presented with a commemorative key to the Student Union at a recent Grand Opening celebration. Embry-Riddle President P. Barry Butler presented the key, which will be on display in the SGA chambers in the new Student Union, to current SGA President Chad Stearns.
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