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2014-06-07 23:01:38

ABIA interactive Synergy Seminar features international expert working with local leaders on violence prevention and response strategies. Akron, Ohio (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 • ABIA Synergy Seminar features international expert working with local leaders on violence prevention and response strategies Interactive 90-minute session encourages participation by those in attendance on actionable paths to solutions The Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron (ABIA) will gather public safety...

2014-06-05 23:16:00

An NJIT professor is the leader of a design team that won $125 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to protect Nassau County’s South Shore from storm surges and rising sea levels. Newark, N.J. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 An NJIT professor is the leader of a design team that won $125 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to protect Nassau County’s South Shore from storm surges and rising sea levels. Georgeen Theodore, an...

2014-06-05 16:25:11

DALLAS, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pursuant, a full-service fundraising agency dedicated to helping the world's leading nonprofit organizations, is partnering with the University of Oregon to launch an innovative development program to raise awareness and financial support with a goal of achieving and maintaining broad-based excellence across all women's athletic programs. With women controlling more than half of the private wealth in the United States, and making 80 percent of all...

2014-06-05 12:26:14

IRVINE, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the recent collaboration with the University of California, Irvine Extension (UCI) to endorse and represent the University's Digital Marketing and Social Media Certificates, the Digital Marketing Association (DMA) is excited to announce the Certified Digital Marketer (CDM) Program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140219/LA67532LOGO The initiative focuses on ensuring that digital marketers entering the industry have the...

2014-06-04 08:34:03

ATLANTA, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has dismissed its civil lawsuit against Parker H. "Pete" Petit. The dismissal comes five years after the SEC began its investigation and weeks before it was scheduled for trial. Regarding the SEC, Mr. Petit stated, "I very much appreciate the role the SEC plays in policing the markets and protecting the public from unscrupulous practices. I am also pleased the SEC has decided to dismiss the case...

2014-06-02 16:23:43

BALTIMORE, Md., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Agriculture Law Education Initiative has recently launched an Infoline phone number for the agricultural community to call. The Infoline phone number directs callers to legal information resources related to their agricultural operation. The Infoline, (410) 706-7377, is answered by staff at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. "A central goal of the Initiative is to assist in the preservation of...

2014-05-29 12:34:00

Accreditation includes more than two dozen undergraduate and graduate programs in the Nathan M. Bisk College of Business. TAMPA, Fla., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-six bachelor's and master's degree programs at Florida Institute of Technology's Nathan M. Bisk College of Business have been accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). The accredited programs include 18 undergraduate and graduate degrees offered 100% online by Florida Tech...

2014-05-29 08:23:48

Report shows URC accounted for nearly $300 million in water research, education and outreach activities over past five years MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan's University Research Corridor (URC) is playing a major role in protecting the water resources of Michigan and the Great Lakes region and using those resources to promote economic development in the state and globally, a new report shows. The three universities that make up the URC - Michigan State...

2014-05-28 20:22:45

AURORA, Colo., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center today released an infographic and videos featuring commentary from the lead authors of a groundbreaking new study in Obesity which found that drinking diet beverages helps people lose weight. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140528/92041 Video -...

2014-05-27 08:25:18

DENVER, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cal-Bay International, Inc. (OTC Markets: CBYI) Cal-Bay International, today issued the following news release: Cal-Bay International today announced the company signed its first distribution agreement with Ocean Pure Health (OPH), a California based Specialty Marketing and fulfillment company. OPH has a network of established retail clients including a number of legal dispensary outlets, who have already expressed interest in obtaining the CB...


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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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.