Louisiana Tech sees record increase in licensing revenue

Louisiana Tech University experienced a 61% increase in revenues from licensing in the 2021-22 fiscal year. Revenues from trademarks – the University’s intellectual property owned through the University Foundation – experienced record growth in the past year despite challenges from supply chain issues and continued nationwide recovery from the effects of COVID-19. The impact of this increase comes off the back of the 2020 and 2021 fiscal years in which royalties and sales both suffered downward trends primarily due to the pandemic. This decrease affected collegiate universities’ licensing efforts nationwide…

Bihar set for another political churning? RJD set to ’embrace’ Nitish Kumar | India News

After months of increasingly strained ties between Bihar allies BJP and JD(U), matters seemed to be coming to a head on Monday with chief minister’s Nitish Kumar’s party, and Mahagathbandhan partners Congress and RJD calling meetings of their respective parties on Tuesday. Kumar’s relationship with the BJP has been deteriorating over the past few months over a range of issues. The latest trigger was provided by RCP Singh, a long-time Kumar confidant-turned-foe, who was denied a Rajya Sabha re-nomination and resigned from the party. The BJP’s recent mega meeting of…

7 fashion collaborations that everyone is talking about right now

Last modified on Aug 08, 2022 17:59 BST Orin Carlin From Nike x Jacquemus to Balmain x Barbie: here are the 7 fashion collaborations ought to be on your radar right now Any fashion fan will know the familiar thrill of reading the words “special” and “collaboration” in the same sentence. Granted, we’re usually all about the classics, but it has to be said, we hold a special place in our hearts for a well-designed limited edition collection. RELATED: Nicola Peltz proves that Balenciaga sunnies are this summer’s hottest eyewear trend And we’re…

Why It’s Important to Book Holiday Travel Now​

​Ticket arbitrage George Hobica, founder of the airfare comparison site Airfarewatchdog.com, has already booked his holiday travel. The key, he says, is to track bookings and be willing to cancel and rebook if the fares drop. Because most airlines dropped their change fees on most tickets during the pandemic, fliers can cancel any existing booking and receive a credit that they can then use for a future ticket purchase. (This advice does not apply to ultra-low-cost carriers, such as Spirit Airlines, which tend to charge penalties for any changes, so read the…

San Antonio nonprofit to host Texas Fashion Week October 1-7 | Arts Stories & Interviews | San Antonio

Instagram / txfashionweek Texas Fashion Week will return October 1-7, 2022. San Antonio’s Texas Fashion Industry Initiative will host Texas Fashion Week October 1-7, featuring a slew of events for the Alamo City’s fashionably-inclined. The weeklong gathering features seven days of fashion shows, workshops and panels led by industry-leading experts. The event also brings designers, models and photographers together at spots like the Tobin Center, Brick at Blue Star and University of the Incarnate Word’s Rosenberg Skyroom for runway celebrations of local talent. Texas…

Special Advisor on International Disability Rights Minkara’s Travel to Romania and Moldova

Special Advisor on International Disability Rights Sara Minkara will travel to Bucharest, Romania and Chisinau, Moldova August 9-12 to meet with senior government officials, civil society organizations, and international organization representatives about addressing the challenges facing persons with disabilities in each nation, including refugees from Ukraine with disabilities.  Special Advisor Minkara will highlight both countries’ efforts to reshape the narrative around disability emphasizing the value, rights, and equality that persons with disabilities bring to all sectors of society when fully included.  The meetings will also focus on further supporting the…

Kuvempu: The greatest Kannada poet of the 20th century

India oi-Prakash KL | Published: Monday, August 8, 2022, 21:52 [IST] New Delhi, Aug 08: Popularly known by pseudonym ‘Kuvempu’, Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa was the first among the Kannada writers to be awarded with the prestigious Jnanpith Award for his work ‘Sri Ramayana Darshanam’. Born on 29 December 1904, Kuvempu also served as Vice Chancellor of Mysore University. Kuvempu started his literary work in English and later switched to his native Kannada and wrote popular novels like ‘Kaanuru Heggadati’ and ‘Malegalalli Madumagalu’. Kuvempu studied at Mysuru University in the 1920s,…

Virat Kohli, KL Rahul back in India squad for Asia Cup, Shreyas Iyer relegated to standby list | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Former skipper Virat Kohli and a fit-again vice-captain KL Rahul were back in the 15-member Indian squad for the Asia Cup while senior pacer Jasprit Bumrah missed out owing to back injury. Rahul, who did not feature in the T20 series against West Indies due to COVID-19, has recuperated from sports hernia surgery and is back as vice-captain. The notable names dropped from the main squad are batter Shreyas Iyer and left-arm spinner Axar Patel. Seamer Deepak Chahar, who has had a four month lay-off due to hamstring…

Virginia Tech’s Chiller Plant Phase II saves millions in energy costs as construction completes | VTx

While the finished product is mostly unseen, it certainly is felt by most of the university community. The Chiller Plant Phase II has improved air conditioning systems for many buildings on campus. The chilled water network provides cold water to air handling units in buildings across campus to provide air conditioning. After passing through these air handling units, the now warmer water is recycled back across campus and to the chiller plants for re-cooling and recirculation again back to the buildings. As part of the project, buildings originally constructed with…

Saints Row fast travel – getting around the map explained

Saints Row has finally returned. It’s in a rebooted format, of course, and has a brand-new setting in the South-West United States, but the wacky antics the series is known for remain despite the glow-up. There’s a vast open world to team up with friends in and cause lots of mayhem, if you’re so inclined. But with Saints Row fast travel, you won’t have to worry about travelling everywhere by foot or car. The Saints Row fast travel system means that you can zoom around the map at will, loading…