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2014-09-09 23:02:34

The Boston Professional Chapter of the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) elected Kristyna Smith, an aerospace and mechanical engineer at Draper Laboratory, to serve as its president in a recent vote. CAMBRIDGE, MA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The Boston Professional Chapter of the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) elected Kristyna Smith, an aerospace and mechanical engineer at Draper Laboratory, to serve as its president in a recent vote. Smith came to Draper...

2014-09-09 08:27:18

New ranking shows which Christian institutions of higher education do the most to enhance student achievement DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Christian higher education resource, Christian Universities Online (http://www.christianuniversitiesonline.org/), has published a ranking of the Top 50 Christian Colleges & Universities Exceeding Expectations. An institution exceeds expectations when its actual graduation rate is greater than its predicted graduation...

2014-09-08 23:04:29

Intuitive design, enhanced filtering and navigation, expanded content and responsive mobile design enhance user experience and streamline workflow. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 LexisNexis® Legal & Professional announced today that it has launched a new, intuitive user interface for its dynamic next-generation legal information service, Lexis Advance®, along with feature and functionality enhancements that will give users a more efficient and personalized research...

2014-09-08 23:03:01

Event GUARD Services (EGS), the Event Security and Crowd Management Specialists, solidifies its importance in the California and Colorado markets with the extension of three contracts, and an exciting new addition to the Oklahoma market. Duarte, CA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Event GUARD Services (EGS), the Event Security and Crowd Management Specialists is excited to announce its two- year contract renewal with the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), a client since 2010. EGS...

2014-09-08 12:26:12

'American Cities' Program to Expand to Baltimore and Los Angeles in 2015; DeVos Institute and UMD Faculty to Partner on Study of Diversity and Technology in the Arts COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world-renowned DeVos Institute of Arts Management, a premier organization for training and supporting arts leadership, officially opened at the University of Maryland. Michael M. Kaiser, a foremost expert in arts management and former president of the...

2014-09-08 12:24:59

DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JournalGuide - a free tool created by Research Square to help researchers choose the best journal for their manuscript - has added a new designation to its database to help authors identify the most reputable publishing options. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140908/143857 Journals with this new Verified status are confirmed to be included in at least one high-value index or vetted by more than one subject-specialized index, saving...

2014-09-08 12:22:22

Best Value Schools has published a new feature article about 30 great public-friendly lecture series on environmental issues that are available at universities across North America PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to make it easier for students to find which universities are providing lecture series on their topics of interest in environmental issues, Best Value Schools has released a helpful guide to ì30 Great Public-Friendly Lecture Series on Environmental...

2014-09-05 12:20:18

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Safelite AutoGlass(®), the nation's largest provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services, has become a proud sponsor of Ohio State Athletics. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120912/CL73244LOGO "The Ohio State Buckeyes are renowned for their longstanding traditions and winning performances," said Safelite AutoGlass' advertising director Matt Johnson. "As we focus on building a nationally recognized brand, we are proud...

2014-09-05 08:26:06

Public, private school faculty and administrators who meet eligibility criteria encouraged to apply for award valued at over $20,000 DENVER, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Administrative Dean of William Howard Taft University's Boyer Graduate School of Education, Dr. Barry P. Resnick, announced applications for the institution's 15(th) Annual Doctor of Education Scholarship Opportunity will be accepted until December 31(st), 2014. -- The award, valued in excess of $20,000.00, will...

2014-09-04 08:37:58

New Application Process Aims to Simplify, Equalize the College Admissions Process TOWSON, Md., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Goucher College announced it will be the first college in the nation to create an application option requesting student-submitted videos as the decisive factor for admission. Beginning with applicants for the 2015-2016 academic year, students can choose not to submit transcripts, test scores, and other traditional application materials....


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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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