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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 -...

2014-10-15 23:00:58

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...

2014-10-15 23:00:39

The NJIT Zero to Sixty JavaScript professional development (non-credit) certificate course will take the student from having little or no knowledge of JavaScript to having a working knowledge of the language. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 NJIT announces Zero to Sixty JavaScript certificate. This non-credit professional development course is comprised of three, 30 hour courses: Foundations of JavaScript, Web Development Using JavaScript and Advanced Web Design Using JavaScript....

2014-10-15 12:37:51

Online Courses Provide Practical Skills Development for Workplace Application IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of California, Irvine Extension, the continuing education unit of UC Irvine and an innovator in online and open education, today announced that 12 career readiness courses will be introduced on the Coursera learning platform. These courses will be offered as Coursera Specializations, as announced by Coursera earlier today. These courses are designed to...

2014-10-14 16:26:33

People oppose paying college athletes by 3:1 SAINT LEO, Fla., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Miami Dolphins and the University of Florida Gators are the two most popular football teams in Florida, according to a new poll released by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute. Five hundred Florida residents were asked to identify their favorite pro and college football teams. The Dolphins edged the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 36-29. The Jacksonville Jaguars were selected by 9 percent as...


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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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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.