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2014-09-10 04:20:59

ProQuest provides counterpoint to "official" history with works penned by troops ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2014 marks the centenary of the First World War. To commemorate it, information powerhouse ProQuest has created a free online gallery of 100-year-old magazines written and illustrated -- mostly unofficially and anonymously - by troops serving on the War's fronts, including trenches around the world. Poems, essays, jokes, cartoons and observations are...

2014-08-28 12:26:24

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Economic Development Association recently awarded Ann Arbor SPARK for its integrated marketing efforts. Ann Arbor SPARK was honored for its effective marketing communications strategy that includes integrating messaging and branding across its website, social media, digital media, annual report, and public relations. "Executing an efficient, effective marketing plan that spreads the word about the Ann Arbor region and...

2014-08-26 16:20:26

Toyota to Invest $35 million, Add 250 Jobs in Region ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ann Arbor SPARK provided critical support to Toyota Technical Center in York Charter Township, Mich., throughout its process of securing incentives from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation that will help the company expand in the region. Toyota has committed to investing $32.5 million in expanding its Technical Center, where it will add 250 jobs in the next five years. "We...

2014-08-19 12:25:19

Researchers can annotate documents, streamline citation and bibliography creation plus write as team, all in one view ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest Flow(TM), a cloud-based research management solution, has released an add-on to interoperate with Google Docs. The new add-on expands the collaborative writing capabilities of Google Docs by integrating the document management tools of Flow during the authoring phase of research. As a result, researchers can...

2014-08-15 12:24:02

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest LLC, a global information firm central to research, released its second quarter 2014 financial results (through June 30, 2014) on August, 14, 2014. On Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 11 a.m. (ET), CEO Kurt Sanford and CFO Jonathan Collins will host a conference call for lenders and bond investors to discuss the results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120620/DE27948LOGO-a Call-in details are available on ProQuest's secure...

2014-08-13 08:31:06

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- One of the most successful skills training programs in North America will mark a major milestone this year at Washtenaw Community College (WCC) in Ann Arbor, MI. For the past 25 years, a partnership between the United Association of Plumbers, Pipefitters, Sprinklerfitters, Welders and HVACR Technicians (UA) and WCC has produced thousands of certified and internationally recognized instructors in the piping industry. Photo -...

2014-08-11 12:32:23

Historic Risk Management Agency Opens Downtown Corporate Office ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinkerton, the world's leading provider of corporate risk management services, announced today that it has moved its global headquarters to Ann Arbor, Mich. Pinkerton President Jack Zahran made the announcement. Pinkerton's new 11,000-square-foot headquarters is located at 101 N. Main St. in downtown Ann Arbor. The executive team and administrative staff including HR,...

algae bloom in the west end of Lake Erie
2014-08-07 03:30:50

Frank Jennings, Jr., Glenn Research Center Engineers at NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland are using NASA Glenn remote sensing technology, previously developed for Mars exploration, to learn more about the Lake Erie algal bloom that contaminated water supplies in northwestern Ohio and southeastern Michigan over the weekend. Deploying a hyper-spectral imager and miniature spectrometers aboard Glenn’s S-3 aircraft, which began the flight campaign on August 5, 2014, researchers...

2014-08-05 16:27:29

Dr. Craig Blogin wants to invite patients and the general public to view his blog often to learn more about dental care, dental myths and good oral health habits. ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Blogging has been around for many decades, but it really began to become popular with the growth of social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. Today businesses like Dr. Craig Blogin, DDS and his Ann Arbor dental office use blogging to educate people about dental...

2014-08-01 08:21:44

Global branding, supplier issues and purchasing relationships on the agenda for Thursday August 7, 2014 ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tim Mahoney, chief marketing officer Global Chevrolet and Global Marketing Operations Leader, General Motors and Douglas Grimm, chairman, president & chief executive officer, Grede Holdings LLC and chair of the Board of Directors of the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) will address the CAR Management...


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