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2014-04-15 16:29:21

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Murray Wise sold a controlling interest in the Westchester Group to TIAA-CREF, the firm was one of the largest global asset managers in the world. But if it hadn't been for Dale Cozad, that might never have happened. So when Wise received Parkland College's V. Dale Cozad Entrepreneur of the Year award, he immediately called it "the single greatest honor of my life." "If it hadn't been for Dale Cozad, my career might have been...

2014-04-07 00:21:52

CHICAGO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the six books shortlisted for the prestigious Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. The medals are awarded for the best fiction and nonfiction books written for adults in the previous year and published in the U.S. As part of an announcement and medal presentation event at the 2014 ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas in June, each winning author will...

2014-04-03 16:22:09

20th anniversary season features Pittsburgh artists PITTSBURGH, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of Pittsburgh's most popular and enduring summertime events begins its 20(th) season on June 6, 2014. First Niagara Presents First Fridays at the Frick, the annual outdoor musical performance series, takes place on the first Friday of the months June, August and September on the Frick Art & Historical Center's Great Lawn. This summer's 20th anniversary season program...

2014-03-26 08:29:07

PITTSBURGH, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer Corporation announced today that the Bayer USA Foundation has awarded the Carnegie Science Center (CSC) a three-year grant totaling $150,000 to support a range of STEM-related (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) programs, events and competitions at CSC's new Center for STEM Education and Career Development. "Bayer has long been involved in helping to improve STEM education, providing access to rich hands-on STEM...

2013-11-14 23:28:04

The University City YMCA’s annual Thanksgiving Dinner and Food Drive provides meals and fellowship for hundreds of Charlotteans (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 As part of the Y’s commitment to giving back and providing support to its neighbors, the University City YMCA will host its annual Thanksgiving Dinner and Food Drive on November 21. The event was created to provide a hot meal and fellowship to those who may not have families, homes or food of their own. Families and individuals...

Study Suggests Repetition Of Rare Events Could Reduce Screening Mistakes By Security Officers
2013-11-05 09:57:56

Carnegie Mellon University The failure to detect infrequent, but obvious security threats at airport screenings and other checkpoints may have less to do with incompetence or poor training than a human tendency to overlook rare events. But a Carnegie Mellon University researcher suggests guards could improve their detection rates the same way adults learn vocabulary words — through repetition. In experiments that simulated multiple-camera video surveillance, study participants failed...

2013-10-31 16:22:13

ST. PETERS, Mo., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) announced today that the Company's Board of Directors has appointed former Chief Financial Officer of TIAA-CREF, Georganne C. Proctor, as a new independent member of the Board and as a member of the Audit Committee. Ms. Proctor's term is effective as of October 31, 2013. Ms. Proctor, 57, brings 30 years of executive and financial experience at large, multinational corporations to the Board, most recently...

2013-10-03 12:23:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum has received a $5 million allocation through the City of New York's Department of Cultural Affairs. The funding supports Cooper-Hewitt's renovation of the historic Carnegie Mansion and grounds, which will result in 60 percent more gallery space when the museum reopens in fall 2014. This is a major additional allocation from the City, which has previously supported this renovation,...

2013-08-28 08:25:21

THE HAGUE, The Netherlands, August 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This versatile publication of the Carnegie Foundation highlights the centenary of the Peace Palace in all of its facets. Unlike in 1913, in 2013 the world is not in an idealistic mood. Differences between countries have partly given way to complex conflicts within national borders, and with international dimensions. The Building of Peace. A Hundred Years of Work on Peace Through Law. The Peace Palace 1913 - 2013...

2013-07-31 23:17:26

Energy Savings Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of the LED with a lifetime guarantee ™, today was pleased to announce that the Company has added Sandra Carnegie of Dallas, Texas, to its expanding authorized LED dealer organization focused on shaking up the LED lighting market with its unparalleled Forever LED Light product line. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Energy Savings Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of the LED with a...