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DHS Taps Harvard University to Evaluate Human Trafficking Response Campaign; Michael Wilbur Quoted

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Harvard University has received $775,000 from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to assess an effort that aims to spread awareness of human trafficking. The university will look into the impact of DHS' Blue Campaign, which educates the masses on how to spot human trafficking instances, the department said Friday.

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Army Taps Seven Teams for Multidisciplinary Science Research

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The U.S. Army has selected seven teams from academia to perform basic science research in areas including quantum physics, artificial intelligence, human agent-teaming and novel materials. Each team will receive $1.25 million per year over a three-year base period to conduct research under the Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative or MURI. 

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Tim Maurer Assumes Senior Counselor Post at DHS

Tim Maurer

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has appointed Tim Maurer, the former director for the Cyber Policy Initiative at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, to serve as senior counselor for cybersecurity to Alejandro Mayorkas, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and a first time 2021 Wash100 Award winner. 

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University of Arizona to Build, Operate Quantum Network Center Under $51M NSF Grant; CQN Director Saikat Guha

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) will award a potential 10-year, $50.6 million grant to the University of Arizona for work to manage a new engineering research center. The Center for Quantum Networks will tackle the creation of an internet-like network specifically designed to link quantum computers.

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Leanne Caret, President and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space and Security, Her Third Consecutive Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space and Security, with her third consecutive Wash100 Award on Monday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Caret for leading and expanding Boeing’s portfolio of defense contracts and space platforms. We are pleased to present the most coveted award in government contracting to Leanne Caret. 

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Brett Goldstein Named Defense Digital Service Director

Brett Goldstein, formerly a special adviser to the Navy, has been named director of the Department of Defense’s digital service team. Goldstein will succeed founding director Chris Lynch and directly report to Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan as he oversees technology programs and talent recruitment efforts as head of the Defense Digital Service, DDS said Tuesday.

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents John Goodman, CEO of Accenture Federal Services, His Second Consecutive Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented John Goodman, CEO of Accenture Federal Services, with his second consecutive Wash100 Award on March 6th. Executive Mosaic recognizes Goodman for his work advancing digital technologies and intelligence distributed systems. We are happy to present the most coveted award in government contracting to John Goodman of Accenture Federal Services.

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Tony Frazier, President of Radiant Solutions, His Fourth Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Tony Frazier, president of Radiant Solutions, with his fourth Wash100 Award on Tuesday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Frazier for leading the company’s efforts to support government missions with emerging technology. We are honored to present the most coveted award in government contracting to Tony Frazier of Radiant Solutions.

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