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2014-05-12 23:00:33

Event Provides Real-World Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Relevance in Classrooms across Georgia Atlanta - Georgia (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 TAG Education Collaborative (TAG-Ed), the Technology Association of Georgia’s charitable organization dedicated to preparing the next-generation workforce, celebrated the second Georgia STEM Day on May 9, 2014. Over 620,000 participating students and educators from across the state engaged in innovative STEM-based learning activities....

2014-05-12 12:35:46

Online Modules Offer Incoming College Students Exposure to University Level STEM Courses IRVINE, Calif., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a leading research institution, the University of California, Irvine is committed to providing incoming freshmen and high schools students with a affordable, convenient and effective way to gain knowledge in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects that are essential for college success. The STEM University Preparation...

2014-05-09 23:09:59

The 2014 AIA Design Award Committee selects two projects designed by Flad Architects to receive Honor Awards in this year's competition. Madison, WI (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 The 2014 Design Award Committee of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced today the selection of two projects designed by Flad Architects as Honor Award recipients in this year’s Wisconsin Design Awards competition. Architectural design work recognized includes the new Biochemical Sciences Complex at...

2014-05-08 23:12:11

UC San Diego’s Extension Dean to be Featured Speaker at National Association of International Educators, May 25-30 San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 UC San Diego Extension Dean Mary Walshok will be among the featured speakers at the upcoming conference of the National Association of International Educators (NAFSA) on Wednesday, May 28 at the San Diego Convention Center. Dean Walshok, an innovator in global education programs, will address the topic of “How to Better Articulate the...

2014-05-08 23:05:42

UT Rockets retain ESP to study strategies for continuous improvement of Athletic Department Operations. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Damon Evans, Founder and Managing Director of Evolution Sports Partners (“ESP”), and former Athletic Director at University of Georgia, has announced that the University of Toledo Athletic Department has engaged ESP to conduct a study and explore strategies for continuous quality improvement of the Rockets’ operations. “My partners and I...

2014-05-05 12:23:27

New vehicle systems lab expands Johnson Controls' investment in innovation MADISON Wis., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new laboratory at the Wisconsin Energy Institute on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus will strengthen Johnson Controls' innovation capabilities as the company researches and develops next-generation technology. The partnership represents the kind of innovation Johnson Controls is developing to craft the next generation of market-leading energy storage...

2014-05-02 23:01:00

A now-former UCLA orthopedic surgery department chairman alleged the medical school permitted physicians to accept industry payments and then retaliated against him for bringing the matter to their attention, Parker Waichman LLP notes. Port Washignton, New York (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of whistleblowers who have reported, or seek to report, employers engaged in illegal activities, announces that the Regents of the...

2014-05-01 23:13:38

ColdQuanta Wins University of Colorado Technology Transfer Award Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Last week, the University of Colorado Technology Transfer Office recognized ColdQuanta as Company of the Year at an awards ceremony co-hosted and sponsored by Faegre Baker Daniels LLC. “ColdQuanta is commercializing some of the most innovative technology to come out of CU,” said Ted Weverka, a University of Colorado licensing manager. “The company has had consistent growth, with...

2014-05-01 23:11:18

Dr. Charles Cox, Breast Cancer Surgeon at Florida Hospital Tampa and Dr. Charles Lambert, Medical Director at Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute were honored at the ceremony. (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Florida Hospital Tampa is proud to announce the 2014 Greater Temple Terrace Chamber of Commerce Medical Hero Awards recipients. Dr. Charles Cox was the recipient of the Healthcare Professional Lifetime Achievement Award and Dr. Charles Lambert was the recipient of the Healthcare Professional...

2014-04-29 23:21:19

Scar Heal, Inc. is honored to receive the FAST 56 Award from the University of South Florida. Largo, FL (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The University of South Florida (USF) Alumni Association honored the 2014 USF Fast 56 – the fastest growing USF alumni owned or led businesses in the world – at a celebration held Friday, April 11, in the Marshall Student Center Ballroom at USF Tampa. Scar Heal, Inc., led by M. Catherine Burney MPH, CHES, President of Scar Heal, Inc., which offers the latest...


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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
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'