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2013-11-26 08:22:49

LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Four renowned scientists from the University of California San Diego and Scripps Institution of Oceanography are offering a free online climate change course starting in January 2014. "Climate Change in Four Dimensions: Scientific, Policy, International and Social" is one of the first massive open online courses (MOOC) being offered as a non-credit course by UC San Diego. The course is being taught by professors Charles Kennel, Naomi...

2013-11-25 08:22:20

Students enlightening art, now on display at the Bridge Gallery at the Shepherd Union Building OGDEN, Utah, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Weber State University Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities (http://weber.edu/cah), the Western region's foremost institution for student-centered teaching and research, today announced students from the visual arts department have for the first time made available to the public, a unique exhibit depicting the damaging effects...

2013-11-22 23:04:11

Dr. Marshall Jones is an expert on laser material processing and the publisher of a book which inspires kids from underrepresented communities to follow their dreams. Niskayuna, NY (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 GE Global Research, the technology development arm of the General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), is proud to announce that Dr. Marshall Jones, a world renowned expert on laser manufacturing, is a recipient of the 2013 University of Massachusetts (UMass) Amherst “Salute to Service”...

2013-11-21 23:26:52

Former Florida House Experience residents plan to continue their partnership with a local church by helping members there build a playground on November 23, 2013. Deerfield Beach, FL (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 For some time, alumni of Florida House Experience in Del Ray Beach, Florida have been giving back to their local community. One of the ways they have done this is to partner with a local church in order to help with their food drive, weekly community dinners and 12-step programs....

2013-11-21 20:21:42

More Health Care Providers See Unionization as Means for Increasing Voice in the Workplace OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the University of California (UC) formally recognized the Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD) as the exclusive bargaining representative for doctors working in the student health centers on all ten UC campuses. This marks the successful completion of an organizing campaign that began in December 2012, when a handful...

2013-11-21 16:26:20

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF), a 501c3 foundation of the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA), hosts its third Los Angeles gala awards ceremony where 10 California and Western US students enrolled in health professional schools will be given scholarships to help finish school and become health providers. The gala ceremony will be November 21, 2013, at JW Marriott Hotel LA LIVE, in Los Angeles, CA, from...

2013-11-21 12:31:29

Free Webinar on Optical Engineering & Design Provides Latest Developments in Growing Field IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- University of California, Irvine Extension will offer two new online courses, "Optomechanical Systems Engineering," and "Introduction to Radiometry: The Propagation and Measurement of Optical Radiant Energy," from Jan. 13 through March 23. Participants of "Optomechanical Systems Engineering" will gain further knowledge towards the development of...

2013-11-20 12:20:09

ROCHESTER, Mich., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At its 5(th) Annual Black Tie Gala, Women in Defense Michigan (WID-Michigan) honored its 2013 Excellence In Leadership award recipient, Teresa (Teri) M. Takai, chief information officer, Department of Defense. In addition to Takai, WID-Michigan honored recipients of its 2013 Horizon Industry Awards, Junior Horizons Award, and HORIZON-Michigan Scholarships. Also, Takai surprised WID-Michigan with a personal letter of gratitude for its...

2013-11-18 16:26:08

Sponsorship is first of its kind for UT Arlington and Texas Trust ARLINGTON, Texas, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Texas at Arlington has named Texas Trust Credit Union the official credit union sponsor of the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131118/MM19164-a The seven-year, strategic partnership is the largest sponsorship agreement in UT Arlington athletic program history. Through the agreement, Texas Trust gains...

2013-11-18 12:26:12

Design Contest and Partnership with 99designs Explores Issues, Opportunities of Crowdsourcing Graphic Design Tasks IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Crowdsourcing has created new opportunities--and new challenges--for the fields of marketing and graphic design. In October, UC Irvine Extension, the continuing education arm of the University of California, Irvine, decided to explore these issues publicly by partnering with design crowdsourcing site 99designs (www.99designs.com) for...


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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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