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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Worldwide Campus has once again secured the top spot in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans.
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For the fifth consecutive year, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Worldwide Campus is the only private, not-for-profit institute out of 346 universities nationwide ranked in the Top 5 of U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 list for best online bachelor’s degrees.
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The year 2018 marks another milestone for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott Campus, celebrating 40 years in the Prescott community. A variety of on-campus and community events are in the process of being planned throughout the year.
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In its partnership to provide advanced technology skills and certification for high-demand jobs to U.S. service members transitioning from active-duty and military veterans, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Worldwide Campus and Microsoft Corp. will expand its Microsoft Software & Systems Academy (MSSA) program in 2018 with the Jan. 8 opening at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and the Museum of Arts & Sciences (MOAS) in Daytona Beach will open a collaborative aviation exhibition titled Milestones in Aviation: From the Collection of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University on Saturday, Jan. 6.
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The rapid development of small space-launch vehicles, designed to insert small satellites into orbit, could drive an equally swift increase in the number of small satellites in space, raising difficult legal, safety and environmental questions, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University expert Dr. Diane Howard will report during the 2018 Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting.
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Earlier this week, a power outage interrupted operations at the world’s busiest airport – grounding at least 1,500 flights and disrupting travel for an estimated 30,000 passengers traveling through Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. While airport emergencies can present unique logistical challenges such as fleet management and passenger safety, emergency management leaders in the U.S. are guided by a standard set of procedures set by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
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With more satellites being deployed into space and private companies racing toward their first human spaceflights, the 4th Annual Space Traffic Management Conference will discuss these critical topics and a variety of changes facing the industry.
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Former executive of leading aerospace company Rockwell Collins and current chairman of the board of Winnebago Industries, Robert “Bob” M. Chiusano told Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s largest fall graduating class that he wakes up every morning ready to live his passion.
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Join us for the public premiere of the new Jim and Linda Lee Planetarium at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott Campus on Friday, Jan. 19, and Saturday, Jan. 20. A total of nine showings of “The Prescott Winter Night Sky” will be offered to the public, free of charge. The 30-minute show will explore the various constellations, planets, and deep sky objects that will be visible from here in the Prescott area. The 9 p.m. show on Jan. 19 will also include a post-show discussion with night sky experts from the Prescott Astronomy Club.
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During the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Asia commencement ceremony on Dec. 8, 2017, Embry-Riddle President Dr. P. Barry Butler (L) and Embry-Riddle Worldwide Chancellor Dr. John R. Watret (R) greeted keynote speaker Capt. Quay Chew Eng, senior vice president/Flight Operations Division of Singapore Airlines International Limited (SIA). More than 500 guests attended the event, including Embry-Riddle – Asia Vice Chancellor Dr. Graham Hunt and other dignitaries and representatives of the university and the aviation industry. Bachelor’s and master’s degrees specializing in aeronautics and aviation business administration were awarded to 112 graduates – the largest graduating class since the campus’ first cohort in 2012.
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott and Worldwide Campuses will graduate more than 200 students at the University’s Fall 2017 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 16, at 10 a.m. at the Prescott Valley Event Center. 
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A new project at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach, Fla., campus, funded by a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce through its Economic Development Administration (EDA), is expected to create 387 new jobs and spur $1.6 million in private investment. 
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Embry-Riddle athletics had its most successful fall season in the history of the department in 2017. The Eagles brought home four California Pacific Conference (Cal Pac) championships, made four appearances in NAIA Championship competition, hosted NAIA Championship Tournament games for the first time, and saw its student-athletes garner numerous awards for both academic and athletic success. Both women’s soccer and volleyball set a program record for wins in a season and the women’s cross country team’s 14th-place finish at the NAIA National Championship was a program best. This is also the first time in campus history five teams have been nationally ranked.
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Worldwide Campus will once again offer a free, two-week Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on drone operation called Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Key Concepts for New Users.
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