Expanding Opportunity, Creating Pathways in Tech for HBCU Students & Graduates

Verizon Executives, HBCU grads, and former interns from HBCUs gathered to discuss Verizon’s internship program and how it can help  students discover their passion and potential. View this wonderful and engaging discussion, featuring:

  • Moderator – April Brumfield, Southern University and A & M College and Southern University Law Center graduate, Verizon 
  • Gary Quinton Allen, North Carolina State A&T
  • Linson Douglas Butts Clark Atlanta University
  • Stacie Dukes Southern University Law Center
  • Sharon Kimbrough, Southern University Law Center

Artificial Intelligence Ethics in Agriculture

Join the Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions for this conversation featuring guest speakers William Aderholdt and Gabriel Thomas. Aderholdt and Thomas will share their thoughts and approaches regarding the ethical use of AI in agriculture. Topics of discussion will include what the ethical use of AI in agriculture means to each of them, how their teams and research projects are using artificial intelligence, and what challenges and strides they have encountered when implementing artificial intelligence in practice.

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US Taiwan High-Tech Forum

US Taiwan High-Tech Forum (UTHF) is a platform where industry professionals share technological advances that benefit the greater engineering and science communities at large. Specifically, thought leaders from Silicon Valley will share knowledge and innovations that are relevant to high-tech communities in the US and Taiwan. UTHF is now in its 24th year and continues to bring together industry professionals and the emerging technology trends that impact our lives.

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The Advocate: Our Views: Technology wins for Louisiana, but we’re still not competitive for growth, jobs

For a couple of decades now, New Orleans has tried to reimagine itself as a hub for technology startups. The effort has produced some promising enterprises and some swings and misses. It’s an ambitious goal for New Orleans to compete with California or Austin or Boston, but the city should be well-positioned for some success.

Read the full article on The Advocate.

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution may be one of the most important conversations of our time.

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