Going forward, a look back

first_imgJune 2014Harvard mathematics Professor Jacob Lurie is named one of five inaugural recipients of the Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics for outstanding achievement in his field. Lurie receives a $3 million prize.In September, Lurie is also named a MacArthur Fellow. Photo by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff PhotographerProfessors Mahzarin R. Banaji, David Cutler, Hopi Hoekstra, Melissa McCormick, and Greg Morrisett are named Harvard College Professors. The prestigious professorships are one of several efforts dedicated to highlighting exceptional teaching at Harvard.July 2014Professor and Cabot House Master Rakesh Khurana officially begins his new post as dean of Harvard College.Harvard unveils a University-wide policy and set of procedures to prevent sexual harassment, including sexual violence related to gender, sexual orientation, or gender identity.The Harvard Museum of Natural History opens a permanent exhibition of the glass sea creatures created by famed artists Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka more than a century ago.Harvard chemist Cynthia Friend is awarded a major center grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Basic Energy Sciences’ Energy Frontier Research Centers program, which is designed “to accelerate the scientific breakthroughs needed to build the 21st-century energy economy.”Adam Cohen, professor of chemistry and chemical biology and of physics, is named a winner of the 2014 Blavatnik National Awards, which honor young scientists and engineers who have made important insights in their fields and show exceptional promise going forward.August 2014The revitalized Stone Hall at Quincy House wins platinum-level LEED certification. The project is also honored by the Cambridge Historical Commission as part of its annual Preservation Awards program for the extraordinary efforts undertaken to conserve and protect Cambridge’s historic architecture.School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) Professor Robert Wood and a team of engineers create the first robot that builds itself and performs a function without human intervention. The robot can assemble itself into a complex shape in four minutes and then crawl away.September 2014Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) Dean Michael D. Smith is named the Edgerley Family Dean of FAS.President Drew Faust and Radcliffe Institute Dean Lizabeth Cohen mark a new $12.5 million fund for the arts. The Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gift will shape the future of the arts at Harvard.Professor of Mathematics Jacob Lurie, whose work made derived algebraic geometry applicable to related fields in new ways, is named a MacArthur Fellow.The Harvard School of Public Health announces its — and Harvard’s — largest-ever gift, $350 million from The Morningside Foundation, which will rename the School and foster programs to improve health in several key areas.Leverett House’s McKinlock Hall reopens to students after 15 months of reconstruction. McKinlock is the second completed project in the House renewal initiative, which is one of the largest and most ambitious capital improvement campaigns in Harvard College history and a major campaign priority.Linda Wei ’16 relaxes in a common room of Leverett House’s newly renovated McKinlock Hall. File photo by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff PhotographerSEAS’ Kit Parker develops a human airway muscle-on-a-chip that accurately mimics smooth muscle contraction under normal circumstances and when exposed to asthma triggers. The work, which offers a window into the cellular and even subcellular responses within the tissue during an asthmatic event, could be used to test new drugs.October 2014David T. Ellwood, the eighth dean of Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), announces that he will step down on June 30. Ellwood ’75, Ph.D. ’81, was appointed dean in 2004 by President Lawrence H. Summers, succeeding political scientist Joseph S. Nye Jr.President Drew Faust travels to Mexico to celebrate Harvard’s longstanding ties with the country. Faust participates in a “Your Harvard” alumni event in Mexico City, along with other University officials. She then heads to Booker T. Washington High School in Dallas where she gives a speech titled “The Case for College,” taking on some of the frequent criticisms of higher education, particularly the issue of whether the results justify the investment.President Faust takes audience questions during Your Harvard: Mexico, held in the Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso in Mexico City. File photo by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff PhotographerIn recognition of his historic gift to Harvard College, the School officially renames its Financial Aid Office in honor of Ken Griffin ’89. In February 2014, Griffin gave $150 million to the University, principally supporting need-based financial aid for undergraduates.The University unveils the Harvard Sustainability Plan, a five-year map of how to reduce energy, water, and waste while also focusing on sustainable operations, culture change, and human health.The White House announces that SEAS Dean Cherry Murray will receive the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the highest honor for achievement and leadership in the advancement of science and technology. Later in the month Murray announces that she will step down at the end of 2014 as dean of SEAS, a post she held for five years.The noted author Jill Lepore RI ’00, the David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History at Harvard and a staff writer at The New Yorker, gives a spirited lecture called “How Wonder Woman Got Into Harvard” at the Radcliffe Institute. Lepore explains that the superheroine’s backstory is not only firmly rooted in feminist ideals, it’s also firmly rooted at Harvard.Recordings by poet Wallace Stevens, made for the Woodberry Poetry Room in 1954 but misplaced somewhere along the way, are rediscovered and unveiled for the public in a talk featuring A. Kingsley Porter University Professor and Stevens expert Helen Vendler.The National Institutes of Health awards four Harvard scientists nearly $8 million in grant funding through its High Risk-High Reward program to support research ranging from how the bacterial cell wall is constructed to how the blood-brain barrier works. The recipients are Ethan Garner, Alison Hill, Chenghua Gu, and Donna Spiegelman.The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art opens. The inaugural exhibit is “Luminós/C/ity.Ordinary Joy: From the Pigozzi Contemporary African Art Collection.”Architect David Adjaye, the late poet Maya Angelou, singer Harry Belafonte, Congressman John Lewis, “12 Years a Slave” director Steve McQueen, screenwriter Shonda Rhimes, film producer Harvey Weinstein, and talk show host Oprah Winfrey receive W.E.B. Du Bois Medals, which recognize outstanding contributions to African-American culture.Congressman John Lewis accepts his W.E.B. Du Bois Medal, which recognizes outstanding contributions to African-American culture. File photo by Rose Lincoln/Harvard Staff PhotographerBriana Burton, an associate professor of molecular and cellular biology, and Kiran Musunuru, an assistant professor of stem cell and regenerative biology, are named the winners of this year’s Fannie Cox Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching.Radcliffe’s Schlesinger Library exhibition “What They Wrote, What They Saved: The Personal Civil War” opens with remarks from President Faust, the Lincoln Professor of History and a Civil War scholar.November 2014Ruth Fong ’15 and Benjamin Sprung-Keyser ’15 are among 32 Americans named Rhodes Scholars. The scholarship, one of the most prestigious academic awards in the world, covers the full cost of two or three years’ study at the University of Oxford.The Harvard Art Museums — comprised of the Fogg Museum, the Busch-Reisinger Museum, and the Arthur M. Sackler Museum — open the new, Renzo Piano-designed facility to the public on Nov. 16.The Harvard Art Museums reopens to the public. File photo by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff PhotographerStating that the computer science faculty at Harvard today is “small, but excellent” and “already punches above its weight,” former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer ’77 announces a gift to expand the size of the computer science faculty by 50 percent.Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer ’77 announces a gift to expand the size of the computer science faculty by 50 percent. File photo by Jon Chase/Harvard Staff PhotographerThe Crimson football team relishes an undefeated season after defeating Yale 31-24 in the 131st playing of The Game.Crimson wide receiver Andrew Fischer ’15 catches a pass to score the game-winning touchdown over Yale with 55 seconds to go in The Game. File photo by Jon Chase/Harvard Staff PhotographerFormer President Jimmy Carter visits Harvard Divinity School to discuss his new book calling for a worldwide end to discrimination against and abuse of women, which Carter calls the “No. 1 unaddressed issue involving human rights.”Stage, screen, and television icon Angela Lansbury, at 89, makes her second visit to Harvard for a screening of a film at the Harvard Film Archive.Legendary actress Angela Lansbury, 89, chats with Harvard Film Archive Director Haden Guest. File photo by Jon Chase/Harvard Staff PhotographerAcclaimed writer Russell Banks, the author of 20 works of fiction, delivers Harvard Divinity School’s annual Ingersoll Lecture on Immortality. He argues that if immortality exists, it lies with people’s descendants.December 2014The Senate confirms Harvard Medical School physician Vivek Murthy as the new U.S. surgeon general.In the wake of decisions by grand juries in Missouri and New York not to indict police officers in the deaths of two unarmed black men, hundreds of Harvard community members express their anger, frustration, and desire for changes in the criminal justice system with a range of campus activities.Harvard, MIT, The Boston Globe, and Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital pledge use their convening powers to bring together thought leaders, innovators, and creative disrupters next fall for HUBweek, a series of seminars, hackathons, and other public events to tackle some of today’s biggest global challenges.Harvard College sends admission notifications to 977 prospective students from a broad range of economic, ethnic, and geographical backgrounds through its Early Action program.SEAS honors computer pioneer Grace Murray Hopper on her birthday with a program featuring journalist Walter Isaacson ’74, and a panel of women computer scientists.Michael George ’15 and Anna Hagen ’15 win Marshall Scholarships, which support young Americans in graduate studies in the United Kingdom.January 2015Stephen Blyth takes over for Jane Mendillo as president and CEO of Harvard Management Company.After an extraordinary $350 million gift from The Morningside Foundation, established by the family of the late T.H. Chan, the Harvard School of Public Health is renamed the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.Two “Parks and Recreation” stars come to Harvard: Golden Globe Award-winning actress and comedian Amy Poehler and leading man Chris Pratt are honored by the Hasty Pudding Theatricals as Woman and Man of the Year.Amy Poehler is paraded through the streets of Harvard Square, a perennial duty as Hasty Pudding’s Woman of the Year. File photo by Rose Lincoln/Harvard Staff PhotographerHarvard reveals its initial design concepts for the Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center during two open houses. Formerly known as Holyoke Center, the building was renamed in 2014 in honor of the Smiths, who donated the funds for its renovation.Harvard’s Clowes Professor of Science Robert P. Kirshner ’70 shares the 2015 Wolf Prize in Physics with Professor James Bjorken of Stanford University. The pair split the $100,000 reward.After reimagining and successfully rebuilding the Harvard Art Museums, and more than a decade at the helm, Thomas W. Lentz, the Elizabeth and John Moors Cabot Director, announces he will step down on July 1.The revitalized Harvard Art Museums earn LEED gold status for their energy efficiency.February 2015Unprecedented snowfall shuts down the University as well as the MBTA. Executive Vice President Katie Lapp calls the dining, operations, and other personnel who keep Harvard running through the storms “heroes,” and praises their dedication.Seven research projects aimed at confronting the challenge of climate change using the levers of law, policy, and economics, as well as public health and science, are awarded grants in the inaugural year of President Drew Faust’s Climate Change Solutions Fund.The reimagined Harvard Ed Portal, a 12,000-square-foot space devoted to teaching, research, exploration, and recreation, opens its doors at the intersection of Western Avenue and North Harvard Street in Allston.The renewal process begins for Winthrop, one of Harvard’s oldest undergraduate Houses.Acclaimed actress Eva Longoria is presented with the 2015 Harvard Foundation Artist of the Year award at the 30th annual Cultural Rhythms festival.A record 37,305 students apply for admission to Harvard College’s Class of 2019. Last year 34,295 applied, while the previous high was 35,023 for the Class of 2017.March 2015President Drew Faust delivers Morning Prayers in Appleton Chapel, offering personal and pointed reflections on her experience with the Civil Rights Movement 50 years ago. Afterward, Faust travels to Selma, Ala., for the 50th anniversary of the first march to Montgomery on March 7, 1965.For the second year in a row, Harvard leads its peers in Fulbright Scholarships, with 34 students ― 22 from Harvard College, nine from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, one each from the Law School, Graduate School of Education, and the Graduate School of Design — receiving the prestigious grants to conduct research or teach abroad.President Faust travels to China, meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping and delivering a speech to faculty and students at Tsinghua University, where she argues forcefully that universities have a unique and critical role to play in combating climate change.Harvard Stem Cell Institute researchers at University-affiliated McLean Hospital find that dopamine-producing neurons derived from the skin cells of primates survived for more than two years after implantation into one of the animals, and markedly reduced its Parkinson’s symptoms.After beating Yale in the playoffs, securing the Ivy title and a spot in the NCAA tournament, the 13th-seeded Harvard men’s basketball team seem destined to knock off fourth-seeded North Carolina in the NCAA, but Wesley Saunders’ 3-pointer at the buzzer is off the mark as the Tar Heels hold off for a 67-65 victory.Harvard men’s basketball beat Yale in the playoffs, securing the Ivy title and a spot in the NCAA tournament. File photo by Jon Chase/Harvard Staff PhotographerA new suite at Adams House captures the spirit of the late poet Seamus Heaney, the former Boylston Professor of Rhetoric and Oratory and Ralph Waldo Emerson Poet in Residence, and offers students a quiet space in which to write and reflect.Mary Heaney, the wife of late poet Seamus Heaney, tours a new suite in Adams House dedicated to Heaney’s legacy. File photo by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff PhotographerHarvard student Evan O’Dorney ’15 is named a Churchill Scholar and will explore his love of mathematics at the University of Cambridge.Karen Nelson Moore ’70, J.D. ’73, is named president of Harvard’s Board of Overseers for 2015-16. Diana Nelson ’84 will serve as vice chair of the board’s executive committee.April 2015About 200 middle school students from Mott Hall Bridges Academy in Brooklyn, N.Y., visit Harvard as a result of a fundraising mission jumpstarted by a “Humans of New York” blog post that went viral.During a visit to Harvard, students from Mott Hall Bridges Academy explored classes and labs to get a sampling of college life. File photo by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff PhotographerMembers of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences approve a new concentration for College undergraduates in Theater, Dance, and Media that blends historical and theoretical study with arts practice.Claudine Gay, a professor of government and African and African American Studies, is named the next Dean of Social Science for FAS.Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks at the Harvard Kennedy School, explaining his efforts to resolve the country’s numerous economic and political challenges.Roland Fryer, the Henry Lee Professor of Economics, is awarded the American Economic Association’s John Bates Clark Medal for his pioneering research on the economics of race and education. Among the most prestigious awards in economics, the medal is presented annually to an American under 40 who the association believes has made “the most significant contribution to economic thought and knowledge.” Fryer, 37, is the first African-American to receive the honor.The Harvard Economics Department celebrates Henry Lee Professor of Economics Roland Fryer, the newest winner of the John Bates Clark Medal. File photo by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff PhotographerHarvard Chan School Dean Julio Frenk is named the next president of the University of Miami. Frenk will step down at the end of August and assume his new role on Sept. 1.Harvard professors Catherine Dulac, Hopi Hoekstra, and Xiaowei Zhuang are recognized by the National Academy of Sciences for their extraordinary achievements. Zhuang receives $25,000, and Dulac and Hoekstra each receive $50,000.Harvard’s Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Assault launches its most far-reaching effort yet, sending out a Web-based survey to 20,000 members of the student body to understand the extent and nature of the problem, both on campus and across the country.The Harvard University Center for the Environment sponsors Climate Week from April 6 through April 10, featuring breakfasts with scientists working on the problems along with a variety of climate-centered activities, from talks by prominent scientists to poetry readings to informal gatherings.The emergency communications startup RapidSOS is awarded $70,000 as the winner of the fourth President’s Challenge. Twenty-four hours later, the team captures the $50,000 grand prize in Harvard Business School’s New Venture Competition. The flagship competition at the i-lab, the President’s Challenge invites participants to create entrepreneurial solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems.President Faust bestows Damian Woetzel with the Harvard Arts Medal in a ceremony hosted by actor John Lithgow ’67, Art.D. ’05. The event launches Arts First, four days of performances, installations, and exhibits across campus.Damian Woetzel chats with actor John Lithgow ’67, Art.D. ’05, after receiving the Harvard Arts Medal. File photo by Jon Chase/Harvard Staff PhotographerMay 2015Francis J. Doyle III, a distinguished scholar in chemical engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara, is appointed the next dean of SEAS and will take the reins on Aug. 1.The National Academy of Sciences announces the election of seven Harvard faculty members among its 84 new members and 21 foreign associates: Robert H. Bates, Catherine Dulac, Scott V. Edwards, Alfred L. Goldberg, Jeannie T. Lee, Bruce Western, and Hao Wu.Nearly 81 percent of the students admitted to the Class of 2019 plan to enroll in August. Last year, 80.9 percent matriculated; 81 percent did so the year before. The last time Harvard’s yield on admitted students reached these levels was 1969 for the Class of 1973.Ruth Bielfeldt, Harris K. Weston Associate Professor of the Humanities, and Sarah Richardson, John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences, win the Roslyn Abramson Award, given annually to assistant or associate professors for excellence in undergraduate teaching.The third annual Harvard Horizons initiative, created under the leader of Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Dean Xio-Li Meng, recognizes the ideas and innovations of eight of Harvard’s accomplished Ph.D. students.Dean Rakesh Khurana is named the Danoff Dean of Harvard College.last_img read more

Three students tell it like it was (and will be)

first_imgA trio of students will share experiences, perspectives, and a little wisdom with 32,000 classmates, University officials, invited guests, family, and friends on Commencement morning, delivering traditional Latin, English, and Graduate English addresses.Harvard College seniors Kabir Gandhi from Dunster House, Genesis De Los Santos from Eliot House, and Lucila Takjerad, a master of public administration student at the Harvard Kennedy School, were selected as speakers on Commencement Day, which is among the University’s highest student honors.The three were selected after a two-month competition that kicked off with a workshop in early March and wrapped up when the winners were selected on April 23. On May 30, in addresses that traditionally combine poignant reflection, pointed observation, and a bit of humor, they will reflect on their careers here, the places from which they came, and where they and classmates might be going.Kabir Gandhi — Latin SalutatoryAs an applied math concentrator, Gandhi might seem an unusual choice to deliver a speech in Latin to thousands. But to him, that’s kind of the point of getting a liberal education in a place like Harvard.“I could go from reading Virgil with experts like [Pope Professor of the Latin Language and Literature] Richard Tarrant to thinking about how to model temperature regulation of the atmosphere,” Gandhi said. “That kind of balance, I think, is what makes liberal arts really special.”Gandhi will draw on that diverse background in his address, “A Library and a Garden,” which refers to a quotation by the Roman orator and statesman Cicero: “If you have a garden along with a library, you have everything you need.”,Gandhi said one of Harvard’s libraries — at Dunster House — was something of a refuge for him and is one of the special places on campus on which he will reflect. The library, he said, was recently restored in a way that updated it, honored its history, and made it a comfortable spot where he wrote most of his essays and did most of his problem sets.In addition to making the classics a secondary concentration, Gandhi is receiving a Chinese language citation. After Commencement and a summer at home in New York, he plans to embark on a yearlong Schwarzman Fellowship, studying in China at Tsinghua University in a one-year master’s program.Genesis De Los Santos — Senior English AddressThe Boston housing development Genesis De Los Santos grew up in may seem a world away, but isn’t so different from Harvard, she said. Commonalities emerge, as long as one looks for them instead of differences. Physically, each set of buildings shares unifying architectural features, and, from a human standpoint, each place houses a community upon which De Los Santos came to rely.De Los Santos said she began to notice the similarities when she revisited the South Street housing development in Jamaica Plain while working on a documentary for class. She lived there until her family moved to Dorchester when she was 12.,De Los Santos, an Eliot House senior graduating with a concentration in history and literature, will draw not only on the differences that are often perceived to separate the two places but also on their similarities in her Senior English Address, “Just off the Orange Line.”“I talk about the communities that shaped both my experiences growing up and experiences at Harvard,” De Los Santos said. “I thought about it for a very long time before I submitted it.”If those two communities shaped her, De Los Santos also helped to shape them. For family and friends, she said, Harvard has gone from an inaccessible place to someplace real — and realistic, if one works hard enough.Her own Harvard journey was at times rocky. She transitioned from being a first-year who felt out of place to being a sophomore who found groups to connect with, to being an upperclassman who finally felt part of the broader Harvard community. After graduating, De Los Santos plans to embark on a one-year travel fellowship, visiting France, Senegal, the Dominican Republic, and Haiti.Lucila Takjerad — Graduate English AddressTo Lucila Takjerad, little things mean a lot, and sometimes they mean everything.Takjerad, a mid-career master in public administration student at the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), is delivering the Graduate English Address, “The Least You Can Do.” Takjerad said that faculty and students here are so focused on big, world-changing problems that it bears reminding that small things can also be catalysts for change.,Takjerad was born in Algeria. Her family moved to France during the Algerian civil war in the early 1990s. Though they struggled, Takjerad said she received a quality education that opened up many opportunities in life. She studied business and worked in finance before deciding to take a year off and apply to Harvard.Her time at Harvard has changed many of her plans for the future, she said. One thing that hasn’t changed, though, is her determination to embark on work that helps people after she graduates. She isn’t sure exactly what form that will take — both nonprofit work and government service in either Algeria or France are possibilities. What matters to her, she said, is making a difference in the lives of the communities she serves.“It’s been humbling and transformative,” Takjerad said of her HKS experience. “When I came to Harvard I had a career plan, which was blown to bits by all my inspiring classes and discussions with classmates.”last_img read more

Modern Data Centers Require Data Protection Everywhere

first_imgData protection everywhere is a fundamental requirement of the modern data center – no matter where data lives, no matter what happens. But every IT organization is in a different place in their data protection journey – some are quickly moving to a modern infrastructure-centric model, where data management and protection are tightly integrated with underlying infrastructure and applications, while the majority of organizations are still using traditional backup tools. No matter where a customer is on this journey, EMC has them covered. That’s why we’re excited about our latest innovations, launched today at EMC World 2016.Global Protection Compliance Across the EnterpriseFor those employing a modern data protection strategy, we’re announcing EMC Enterprise Copy Data Management (eCDM), a pan-enterprise data management solution to address the $50 billion copy data problem. One of the biggest drivers of the copy data problem today is self-service copy creation without oversight, which is why eCDM will provide global oversight on copies while enabling consistent protection across the enterprise. To learn more, read the press release and blog.We also have big news around our existing data protection portfolio:Protection Storage – Data Domain Cloud Connected; Available However You Want ItTo help customers simplify and automate their path to the cloud, EMC is announcing Data Domain Cloud Tier – native cloud tiering to public and private clouds – including Dell EMC Elastic Cloud Storage (ECS) and the new Virtustream Storage Cloud, which soon will be generally available. With DD Cloud Tier, Data Domain provides the most efficient long-term cloud-based retention by becoming the only protection storage to natively tier deduplicated data to the cloud. To learn more, check out the in-depth post on the EMC Community Network.EMC is also excited to introduce new VCE Data Protection Appliances – built with Data Domain and EMC data protection software – designed to cut deployment time by 75%. Following the introduction of Data Domain Virtual Edition last month, the addition of the new integrated data protection appliance means you can now get Data Domain however you want it – either as a target or an integrated appliance. To learn more, read the in-depth post on the EMC Community Network.Protect that SaaSMoving to apps born in the cloud – like Office 365 – doesn’t change the need to protect that data. In fact, it highlights the need even more because these applications are outside the company’s environment and control of the IT department. While a cloud provider might protect against a power surge, there are all manner of data-loss events, such as accidental deletion, that a cloud provider may not be liable for. Spanning Backup offers third-party cloud-to-cloud protection to ensure that SaaS data is just as safe as the files on a company’s own network. Today, we are extending Spanning for Microsoft Office 365 to include OneDrive for Business.The Industry’s Fastest and Most Flexible Protection Software PortfolioThe vast majority of data centers today are probably still supporting traditional workloads like Oracle, SAP and Microsoft SQL. Nothing can protect these workloads faster than EMC ProtectPoint and today we’re announcing that ProtectPoint now offers 10x faster recovery than traditional, as well as native integration with Microsoft SQL and Microsoft Exchange; and support for EPIC.The EMC Data Protection Suite family spans the complete spectrum of consumption models and SLAs. Today, we are announcing two new Data Protection Suite offerings. The first is the Data Protection Suite Enterprise Edition, which offers all our best-of-breed software titles, including EMC ProtectPoint, EMC Avamar, EMC NetWorker, EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines and more.  The second is the EMC Data Protection Suite for Applications, which is designed for app owners and database admins by combining ProtectPoint and DD Boost for Enterprise Apps.No matter where you are or where you’re going with your data protection strategy, only EMC can ensure your data is protected no matter what.Follow along with all of the news and announcements at EMC World on www.EMC.com and using #EMCWorld on Twitter.This release contains “forward-looking statements” as defined under the Federal Securities Laws. Actual results could differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements as a result of certain risk factors, including but not limited to: (i) risks associated with the proposed acquisition of EMC by Denali Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Dell, Inc., including, among others, assumptions related to the ability to close the acquisition, the expected closing date and its anticipated costs and benefits; (ii) adverse changes in general economic or market conditions; (iii) delays or reductions in information technology spending; (iv) the relative and varying rates of product price and component cost declines and the volume and mixture of product and services revenues; (v) competitive factors, including but not limited to pricing pressures and new product introductions; (vi) component and product quality and availability; (vii) fluctuations in VMware, Inc.’s operating results and risks associated with trading of VMware stock; (viii) the transition to new products, the uncertainty of customer acceptance of new product offerings and rapid technological and market change; (ix) risks associated with managing the growth of our business, including risks associated with acquisitions and investments and the challenges and costs of integration, restructuring and achieving anticipated synergies; (x) the ability to attract and retain highly qualified employees; (xi) insufficient, excess or obsolete inventory; (xii) fluctuating currency exchange rates; (xiii) threats and other disruptions to our secure data centers or networks; (xiv) our ability to protect our proprietary technology; (xv) war or acts of terrorism; and (xvi) other one-time events and other important factors disclosed previously and from time to time in EMC’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  EMC disclaims any obligation to update any such forward-looking statements after the date of this release.last_img read more

Diversity Insight: A profile of Veridian CU’s community inclusion team

first_img continue reading » As we start a new decade, business leaders in every industry—including the credit union movement—are realizing the importance of creating diverse and inclusive workplaces. While promoting the necessity of diversity and inclusion will always be a part of the puzzle, many of us have shifted to focus on exploring and implementing best practices.I’m often asked about my position as the community inclusion manager at Veridian Credit Union. My colleagues at other credit unions are interested in how my position came to be, the structure of our team, our duties and our measurements. This isn’t because I have all the answers or because Veridian CU is some perfect, aspirational model. It’s because we’re all becoming more intentional about fostering diversity and inclusion in our memberships, staff, boards and communities. We’re exploring together and learning from each other.To help fuel that growth, I’ll use this column to share my answers to the questions I receive most frequently. Then I’d love to hear yours. ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

Michelangelo’s extends dine-in closure for one week, takeout and delivery open

first_imgBINGHAMTON (WBNG) — Michelangelo’s Pizzeria and Restaurant announced earlier today on their Facebook page they will continue to be closed for dine-in guests for another week. Michelangelo’s will be deciding on whether or not to reopen the dining area around a week from today. The restaurant says they have extended the dining room closure for another week due to the rising number of positive coronavirus cases in the area. After a confirmed case of COVID, the restaurant had previously closed for precautionary measures and reopened for takeout and delivery on Friday. The restaurant had planned to reopen its dining room tomorrow, October 5. The restaurant says they will continue to be open for takeout and delivery only. To order online visit MichaelangelosRistorante.com .last_img read more

10 bad foods that get a healthy rap

first_img Share Food & DiningLifestyle 10 bad foods that get a healthy rap by: – September 26, 2014 Sharing is caring! Protein barsThey sound healthy, they look healthy and food companies work hard to make you believe they are healthy. But many foods that get a good-for-you rap are anything but nutritious. They’re packed with calories, fat, added sugars and artificial ingredients that your body doesn’t need. Here are some of the worst offenders at the market.“Just because a bar has protein in it does not mean it’s nutritious,” says Melanie Warner, author of Pandora’s Lunchbox: How Processed Food Took Over the American Meal. In fact, many protein bars aren’t much better for you than a Snickers. They’re chock-full of sugar and saturated fat with a little protein added in, usually in the form of a highly processed powder derived from soy or milk.“These powders offer no nutritional benefits beyond the protein, which most of us get enough of from our diets anyway,” says Warner. To find a bar that’s actually healthy, “Look for ones that have whole ingredients that haven’t been broken down, whether that’s oats, nuts or dried fruit,” Warner suggests. “These ingredients provide a well-rounded complex of nutrition beyond just the protein.”Or skip the protein bar altogether. “A peanut-butter sandwich on whole-grain bread is a great substitute for a bar,” says Joan Salge Blake, RD, a health sciences professor at Boston University and spokeswoman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. “It travels well and costs less than 25 cents.”Veggie burgers“Some veggie burgers are very, very healthy, but many are not,” Salge Blake says. “Often times they’re held together by lots of cheese, making them much higher in saturated fat than you’d think.” They also can be laden with unhealthy oils, made mostly of soy, and have few if any other real vegetables—especially the patties served at restaurants.When dining out, ask your server what’s in the veggie burger and how it is prepared before ordering one. At the grocery store, read the ingredients panel on frozen patty packages. Salge Blake says to look for vegetables, beans or whole grains high up on the list and make sure the burger is low in saturated fat.Frozen diet entréesLow-calorie nuke-and-eat meals might sound healthy, but they’re not so great, especially for guys. They usually have around 300 calories, which isn’t enough to cut it for dinner, assuming you shoot for the 2,500 calories a day recommended for men.Chances are, you’ll polish one off and still feel hungry. Next thing you know, you’ll be searching for a snack. Additionally, Salge Blake says these entrées don’t offer enough vegetables to make a square meal and they’re usually sky-high in sodium. Some have as many as 700 mg, which is almost half of the 1,500 mg recommended for the whole day.Gluten-free everythingAlthough some people need to avoid gluten for medical reasons, many others cut out foods containing this protein because they think “gluten-free” means healthy. It doesn’t.“Usually when people go gluten-free just to manage their weight, it backfires,” Salge Blake says. “Many gluten-free foods, especially sweet stuff like cookies, have the same number of calories as their gluten-containing equivalents, if not more. These foods are also more expensive, so if you don’t really need to avoid gluten, it doesn’t make sense to buy them.”Veggie chipsDon’t be fooled by the sea of spinach chips, carrot chips and pepper chips lining the snack aisle these days. Oftentimes these are no healthier for you than Ruffles. Most still use potato as their base, and then sprinkle in a little spinach, tomato or pea powder for color—and not a lot of added nutrition.“The product might be called ‘spinach chips’, but if you look at the ingredients list, you’ll often see that there’s not much spinach in there at all,” says Salge Blake. “It’s usually listed at the very end, and it’s often just a powder.” Also, regardless of whether chips are made from potatoes or another vegetable, if they’re fried in saturated-fat-filled oils, steer clear.Multigrain bread, pasta and cerealWhole grains are healthier than refined grains because they have more fiber, vitamins and minerals. But multigrain? The term doesn’t tell you squat about nutrition. “It just means there is more than one type of grain used in a product,” says Warner.For all you know, multigrain might mean refined wheat flour with a dash of refined corn flour. And two kinds of refined flours aren’t necessarily better for you than one. You have to check the ingredients list. If it says “whole wheat” or “whole corn” near the top, then you’re actually getting the extra health benefits.Anything with added antioxidants or vitaminsSince doctors tell us to load up on antioxidant-rich fruits and veggies, manufacturers love slapping phrases like “with antioxidants” or “with added vitamins and minerals” onto processed food labels. You’ll see this a lot on breakfast cereals, bars and refined-grain breads, which are otherwise mostly empty calories. “These claims give foods a health halo, like all you need to do is sprinkle in some vitamins and they become healthy,” Warner says.Oftentimes these foods are far from nutritious—remember 7-Up with Antioxidants?—and the added vitamins aren’t coming from real fruits and veggies, which are by far the best sources. “Manufacturers don’t usually add in actual blueberry compounds, for instance,” says Warner. “They’ll use synthetic vitamins made through chemical processing.”Fat-free salad dressingNon-fat dressings often pack in scads of salt to compensate for flavor, and they often include dozens of artificial ingredients. Besides, you should have a little fat with your salad. Your body needs it to be able to absorb the nutrients in all those fresh veggies. “Tossed salads are full of fat-soluble vitamins, so I recommend low-fat or light dressings instead of non-fat,” Salge Blake says. “Plus, a little fat helps you feel fuller.”Low-fat ice creamNo ice cream is nutritious, of course, but low-fat versions get viewed as better-for-you. They’re not. “A lot of them aren’t far off from regular ice cream in terms of calories per cup,” Salge Blake says. “They take out some fat, but they add in sugar.” That’s bad, because more and more research shows that excess sugar—not fat—is the main culprit in weight gain.“The other issue with low-fat ice cream is people think they can eat more of it because it’s ‘healthier’,” Salge Blake says. “Same with frozen yogurt, since it’s also lower in fat.” To keep your portions in check, she recommends putting a pile of fresh strawberries or blueberries in your bowl first. Then use a half-cup of ice cream or frozen yogurt as a topping.YogurtGreek yogurt may be low in sugar and packed with protein, but your everyday Dannon or Yoplait? Not so much. “The sugar content of regular yogurt can be as much as a can of soda,” Warner says. Plus, it’s normally packed with artificial flavors, colors and preservatives. And compared to Greek, regular yogurt is higher in sodium and lower in protein.Healthy Living Sharecenter_img 211 Views   no discussions Share Tweetlast_img read more

Bulldogs Battle Pirates In Wrestling

first_imgThe Batesville High School Wrestling team hosted the Greensburg Pirates tonight for the Bulldog’s 22nd dual match of the year.The night opened with two JV matches where both Mason Green and Jon Vincent of Batesville earned wins.  Green defeated his opponent by a 7-5 decision and Vincent earned a pin in the 2nd period.  Varsity wins for the Bulldogs came from freshman JT Linkel in the 126 lb class beating his opponent by pin in the 3rd period; and from Senior Chris Schene in the 160 lb class beating his opponent by major decision of 18-4.  Caleb Bischoff-Niese and Jon Kurtz both put points on the board for the Bulldogs by accepting forfeits from Greensburg.Additional Batesville wrestlers competing tonight in the varsity lineup falling to their Greensburg opponents include Michael Deal, Jackson Wooldridge, Ethan Meyer, Nick Schneider, Axel Garcia, Drew Garbarini, and Max Foutch.The final team score was Batesville 22 and Greensburg 45.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Chris Deal.last_img read more

U-Hual: Indiana 17th in growth nationwide for ’17

first_imgBatesville, In. — Indiana was the No. 17 Growth State for 2017, according to U-Haul data analyzing the past year’s U.S. migration trends.Year-over-year arrivals of one-way U-Haul truck rentals increased by 3 percent while departures increased by 2 percent from Indiana’s 2016 numbers.Arriving trucks accounted for 50.1 percent of all one-way U-Haul traffic in Indiana, which was ranked No. 39 in growth for 2016 and No. 25 for 2015.Growth States are calculated by the net gain of one-way U-Haul truck rentals entering a state versus leaving a state during a calendar year. Migration trends data is compiled from more than 1.7 million one-way U-Haul truck rental transactions that occur annually.Texas was the No. 1 Growth State for the second year in a row. Florida, Arkansas, South Carolina and Tennessee rounded out the top five, and North Carolina ranked seventh, continuing a strong growth movement in the Southeast.View the entire 2017 U-Haul Growth States rankings, plus other migration trends reports including the top U.S. Growth Cities. While migration trends do not correlate directly to population or economic growth, U-Haul growth data is an effective gauge of how well states and cities are attracting and maintaining residents.last_img read more