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2014-02-17 20:22:09

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pittsburgh Business Times announced that Dr. Paul D. Nielsen, director and CEO of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at Carnegie Mellon University, is a recipient of the newspaper's 2014 Diamond Awards, which honor the region's top CEOs and presidents. Awardees are selected based on evaluation of service philosophy, relationship to employees, and contribution to the community. Diamond Award winners represent three categories:...

2014-02-17 16:20:54

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Carnegie Mellon University's School of Drama pays tribute to its first 100 years, it looks to the future to celebrate the next century of innovation and talent in arts and entertainment. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO) "This is a remarkable achievement in American theatrical and cultural history," said Peter Cooke, head of the School of Drama. On Saturday, Feb. 22, the School of Drama will have a Centennial...

2014-02-17 08:27:06

RIVER FOREST, Ill., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Baby Boomers head into their golden years, the U.S. is poised to experience a massive demographic shift. By 2030, the population age 65+ is expected to nearly double from 43 million to 73 million. The 'oldest old'--those 85+--are projected to surge from six to nine million. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140217/PH66037-a)(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140217/PH66037-b) "Well-trained gerontologists are...

Social Connections In The Elderly Promote Better Health
2014-02-17 04:52:25

William Harms, University of Chicago Feeling extreme loneliness can increase an older person's chances of premature death by 14 percent, according to research by John Cacioppo, professor of psychology at the University of Chicago. Cacioppo and his colleagues' work shows that the impact of loneliness on premature death is nearly as strong as the impact of disadvantaged socioeconomic status, which they found increases the chances of dying early by 19 percent. A 2010 meta-analysis showed...

2014-02-16 23:03:33

San Rafael City Schools (SRCS), located in the North Bay region of the San Francisco Bay area, chose Infinite Campus as its student information system (SIS). With more than 6,200 students, SRCS will now be able to achieve its goals of streamlining professional developments, simplifying processes and improving district communication among its 12 schools. (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 San Rafael City Schools (SRCS), located in the North Bay region of the San Francisco Bay area, chose Infinite...

2014-02-13 12:25:18

Citation analysis reveals significant impact of the Beatles' rise to stardom on the global scholarly research landscape PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of information for businesses and professionals, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' rise to worldwide fame with an analysis of a selection of scholarly papers devoted to the band, their music, and their continuing...

2014-02-12 16:25:26

TORONTO, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite the vast wealth generated in the last half century, in today's world inequality is worsening and poverty is becoming increasingly chronic. Hundreds of millions of people continue to live on less than $2 per day and lack basic human necessities such as nutritious food, shelter, clean water, primary health care, and education. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140212/DC64370) Innovating for the Global South: Towards an...

2014-02-10 23:21:24

One time investment enables seamless experience from all devices. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Elliance, a digital marketing agency, just launched a responsive website for Carnegie Mellon University’s quarterly magazine, Carnegie Mellon Today. Now, they can upload the content one time and it will be accessible from any device with a browser. Responsive web design was created so a person can visit a website from a computer, a phone or a tablet and the website automatically...

2014-02-10 23:04:34

R&D Systems supports neuroscience researchers with the release of 10 travel grants of a $1,000 each. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 R&D Systems, a leader in the development of high-quality proteins and immunoassays, is pleased to announce its sponsorship of 10 travel grants for scientists attending the ninth FENS (The Federation of European Neuroscience Societies) Forum of Neuroscience. The $1,000 awards support researchers working in academic or nonprofit...

2014-02-10 20:20:08

Product targets freelancers, creative merchants, remote reserachers, brand promoters COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Teams of students from Columbus College of Art & Design presented Airstream leaders with initial target market recommendations for a new mobile living and office space that will be built out as a full prototype by end of the semester. "Airstream chose the CCAD MindMarket to create a new product concept because we value the perspective of...


Latest Academia Reference Libraries

International Journal of Robotics Research
2012-07-13 19:37:17

The International Journal of Robotics Research is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1982 and published by SAGE Publications. It was the first scholarly published journal on robotic research. As of July 2012, the editor-in-chief is John M Hollerbach (University of Utah). The journal covers research in the field of robotics on topics from sensors and sensory interpretations to kinematics in motion planning. It is abstracted and indexed in Scopus and Sciences Citation...

International Journal of Quantum Chemistry
2012-07-13 15:02:28

The International Journal of Quantum Chemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1967 by Per-Olov Lowdin. The journal moved to an in-house editorial office model in 2011, enlisting a permanent team of professional editors. It publishes original, primary research and review articles on all aspects of quantum chemistry, including an expanded scope focusing on aspects of materials science, biochemistry, biophysics, quantum physics, and quantum information theory. Image...

European Journal of Medical Chemistry
2012-05-12 22:03:06

The European Journal of Medical Chemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal for medical chemistry. It is published by Elsevier. It was established in 1966 under the title Chimica Therapeutica. That name was maintained until 1973. Even after changing to its current name in 1974, the journal was still subtitled Chimica Therapeutica until 1981; from 1982 to 1986 it was subtitled Chimie Therapeutique, indicating its French origin. The Journal publishes studies on all aspects of medicinal...

Computer Physics Communications
2012-05-12 20:23:51

Computer Physics Communications is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Elsevier under the North-Holland imprint. Special issues of this journal are published on an occasional basis. As of May 2012, the current principal coordinating editor in N. Stanley Scott (Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland). The journal focuses on computational methodology, numerical analysis and hardware and software development in support of physics and physical chemistry. Articles covered...

Annals of Human Genetics
2012-05-07 06:56:58

The Annals of Human Genetics is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1925 as the Annals of Eugenics by Karl Pearson, who was also the founder of Biometrika in 1901. Annals of Eugenics was changed to its current moniker in 1954 to reflect the changing views on the role of eugenics in society. It is published by Wiley-Blackwell in association with the University College, London. As of May 2012, its editor-in-chief is Andres Ruiz-Linares. The Institute for Scientific Information...

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