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2014-10-24 23:01:22

JB Knowledge Technologies, Inc., technology solutions provider to the construction, risk management, and insurance industries, honored for second year in a row at both the Aggie 100 and LSU 100. Bryan/College Station, TX and Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 JBKnowledge, an information technology services and products provider to the construction, risk management, and insurance industries continues to exhibit a strong entrepreneurial spirit by being recognized at both Mays Business...

2014-10-23 16:21:05

ANCHORAGE, Ala., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Next year, as many as 650 middle school students from rural, native communities in Alaska will have the opportunity to dream a little bigger, thanks to a three-year partnership between Alaska Airlines and the Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program (ANSEP). A three-year, $1 million grant from Alaska Airlines will help transport Alaska students in sixth, seventh and eighth grades to Anchorage to attend ANSEP's award-winning Middle School...

2014-10-23 08:39:45

Project Began in the 1970s as Regional Initiative, Has Since Expanded Internationally WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from a multistate dry bean production and nutrition project recently met to discuss the project's goals for the next five years. The project, titled W-2150 Breeding Common Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) for Resistance to Abiotic and Biotic Stresses, Sustainable Production, and Enhanced Nutritional Value, has come a long way since its establishment...

2014-10-22 12:27:56

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill today announced the results of an independent investigation conducted by former federal prosecutor Kenneth Wainstein into past academic irregularities at Carolina and took immediate action to address the findings. Today's actions build on the reforms already undertaken in the years since first learning about the issues. Mr. Wainstein's investigation found: -- Two people within...

2014-10-21 23:13:08

Coal public awareness campaign, Huntington Banks team up for 'Recognition Night' for WVU Trauma Center Morgantown, WV (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Remember The Miners, the not-for-profit public awareness campaign whose mission is to tell the story of the men and women of the coal industry, partnered with Huntington Banks of West Virginia to sponsor the 5th Annual Night of Recognition of the Jon Michael Moore Trauma Center at West Virginia University. Each year, the highly skilled...

2014-10-21 16:30:52

Contribution is part of the nearly $12.5 million AT&T Aspire local impact initiative supporting best-of-best organizations across U.S. BATON ROUGE, La., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For 200 high school students in Baton Rouge and surrounding parishes, this school year will mean a strong focus on providing students with the academic and social support necessary to succeed in school, the workforce, and in life. In addition, another 20 teens that have already dropped out of school will...

2014-10-20 12:35:41

Trojan(TM) Brand Condoms' recent study finds only 41 percent of college aged adults report always using a condom EWING, N.J., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oregon State University tops the Trojan(TM) Sexual Health Report Card for the first time in the history of the rankings, making an unprecedented jump from No. 26 to the No. 1 spot in the 2014 rankings. The 9(th) annual study sponsored by the makers of Trojan(TM) Brand Condoms and conducted by Sperling's BestPlaces, calls attention to the...

2014-10-20 08:26:12

U.S. Domestic Sourcing Conference Returns with a New Name and New Location WALNUT CREEK, Calif. and NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ahilia Inc., a global services, sourcing and technology marketing firm, today announced RevAmerica 2015, a national conference solely dedicated to U.S. domestic sourcing (onshoring) of IT and BPO services. The event will be held in New Orleans, LA, on May 5-7 at the Omni Royal hotel. This is the second time Ahilia has organized a national...

2014-10-16 23:15:26

Miss UVI Elisa Thomas made history when she won the title of Miss National Black College Alumni (NBCA) Hall of Fame – becoming the first Miss UVI to win that crown. U.S. Virgin Islands (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Miss UVI Elisa Thomas made history when she won the title of Miss National Black College Alumni (NBCA) Hall of Fame – becoming the first Miss UVI to win that crown. Thomas competed against 20 other college queens from Historically Black Colleges and Universities from across the...

2014-10-16 16:31:37

Prize Recognizes Exemplary Efforts to Engage Communities with Arts & Sciences MADISON, Wis., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Phi Beta Kappa Society ( BK), the nation's oldest and most-widely known academic honor society, presents the Wisconsin Science Festival with the Key of Excellence Award and its $10,000 prize at a reception tonight celebrating the arts and sciences at the Town Center of the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery. Photo -...


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Martin J. Fettman
2012-10-27 13:48:02

Martin Joseph Fettman was selected as a Payload Specialist candidate by NASA in December of 1991 because of his life’s dedication to pathology. He continues today with his dedication by bringing awareness to science in space to many public forums. Fettman was born in Brooklyn, New York on December 31, 1965. He attended Midwood High School in Brooklyn, New York and graduated in 1973. He went on to further his academics at Cornell University. His focus was animal nutrition and in 1976, he...

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ween
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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