• Tang and Van Slyke Inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame for Development of OLED Display Technology

    Organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) are semiconductor films composed of an organic compound having electroluminescent properties which utilize an electrical current to emit light. The technology has wide applications and has been incorporated into digital displays for mobile phones, automotive dashboards and television screens. OLEDs can be constructed to be thinner and lighter than liquid crystal […]

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  • Webinar on Best Practices to Identify, Protect, Monetize, and Enforce University IP Assets

    Technology Transfer Tactics will be offering a webinar entitled “IP Audit Checklist: Best Practices to Identify, Protect, Monetize and Enforce University IP Assets” on September 26, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET). Jonathan Wachs, Gregory Grissett, Robert Katz, Scott Lloyd of Offit Kurman will take attendees step-by-step through the process and procedures of a general audit, event-driven audit, and limited-purpose IP audit. They will also cover the following topics: • Tracking and maintaining regulatory upkeep on your IP assets • Understanding where your IP strengths and weaknesses are • Identifying IP for potential bundling and packaging for monetization…

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  • CBS Sunday Morning on 2 September 2018

    CBS Sunday Morning on September 2, 2018 recycled its cover story “Companies open doors to talent with autism” from an earlier episode on 11 February 2018. The Sunday Profile on Twiggy was recycled from an earlier broadcast on May 13, 2018. There was a plug for John Kerry’s book “Every Day Is Extra” (Simon & Shuster) both on Sunday Morning and on Face the Nation.

    There was a piece on “Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms,” which included discussion of the work of Pops Petersen on Reinventing Rockwell. The show “Re-Imagining the Four Freedoms” closes on 2 Sept. 18.

    Almanac featured the first ATM opened on September 2, 1969. [Don’t forget Bryan Adams and Summer of ’69. ]

    Anthony Mason did a piece on Leon Bridges.

    Conor Knighton did a piece on washboards. Other then Bayou musicians [for those in Bridgewater ZYDECO-A-GO-GO], washboards are used by servicemen overseas.

    Steve Hartman reported on the interesting First Amendment case involving Lubek Jastrzebski and Nancy Nemhauser, of Mount Dora, Fla.

    The Moment of Nature was on Valley of the Gods. It is near Mexian Hat and Bluff, Utah.

    See https://utah.com/monument-valley/valley-of-the-gods

    Of politics, wikipedia notes: On December 4, 2017, President Donald Trump issued a proclamation that reduced the area of Bears Ears National Monument (proclaimed by President Barack Obama in December 2016), with new monument boundaries that exclude the Valley of the Gods.

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