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2014-10-29 23:03:50

NJIT will launch MarketShift, a nearly $6 million program funded by the Department of Defense (DOD) to boost the capacity of the aerospace and defense industry in New Jersey by helping companies better understand and address risks associated with the defense supply chain, develop new products for existing markets, and identify new market opportunities for the products they already manufacture. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 WHAT: NJIT will launch MarketShift, a nearly $6 million...

2014-10-29 23:02:17

The University of the Virgin Islands has achieved an alumni giving rate of 52.49 percent for fiscal year 2013-2014 – which is the highest alumni contribution rate of any Historically Black College and University in the nation. (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The University of the Virgin Islands has achieved an alumni giving rate of 52.49 percent for fiscal year 2013-2014 – which is the highest alumni contribution rate of any Historically Black College and University in the nation, UVI...

2014-10-28 23:12:36

Carmen M. Gutiérrez, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, has been awarded a 2014 NBCC Foundation scholarship. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors, recently awarded a 2014 scholarship to Carmen Gutiérrez, of Colorado Springs, Colorado. This new scholarship was made possible as part of the Foundation’s Colorado First campaign with a grant from The Colorado Trust. The scholarship was available to...

2014-10-28 08:41:15

BOSTON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It takes caring professionals and a relentless focus on results to put students at risk of dropping out of high school on the path to graduation. Because of their focus on supporting and motivating traditionally underserved students to stay in school and prepare for their next step in life, six Massachusetts organizations will share $200,000 in funding from AT&T to advance their efforts. These contributions are a part of AT&T Aspire, the...

2014-10-28 08:26:58

RIVIÈRE-DU-LOUP, QC, Oct. 28, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Premier Tech is pleased to announce the acquisition of German companies REWATEC GmbH (Rewatec) and ROTA GmbH (Rota) by its Environmental Technologies Group. Those companies have offices in Hamburg and Berlin, and a plant in Boizenburg. They are among the leaders in the rainwater harvesting and decentralized wastewater treatment market on the German territory. Rewatec and Rota have been building their success on over 20 years of...

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...


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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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