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2014-03-24 12:25:38

Trailblazing Scientist and Her Work Also Star in the Upcoming IMAX® Nature Documentary Island of Lemurs: Madagascar Premiering April 4 STONY BROOK, N.Y., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stony Brook University's 2014 "Stars of Stony Brook" Gala will honor devoted primatologist and conservationist Dr. Patricia C. Wright, on Wednesday, April 16 at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers in New York City. As she is being feted by her University, Dr. Wright will be enjoying stardom of another...

2014-03-20 23:00:42

New Jersey Institute of Technology and WebTeam Corporation, a New Jersey-based IT company, have signed an agreement to collaboratively design and develop a customizable learning device that will help children with autism spectrum disorder master a range of skills-building lessons contained in the device’s embedded educational software. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 New Jersey Institute of Technology and WebTeam Corporation, a New Jersey-based IT company, have signed an agreement to...

2014-03-19 23:02:08

The world needs more girls in STEM education so iD Tech Camps has an initiative to award over 100 girls with scholarships to attend their fun, co-ed, summer tech program. At iD Tech Camps, girls will program apps, design video games, build robots, code in C++ and Java, produce movies, and more at universities throughout the country. (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 iD Tech, the national leader in summer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education for kids and teens, is spearheading...

2014-03-18 08:25:16

- 89% Say Financial Aid "Very Necessary" NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some call it "the other March madness." It's nail-biting season now through April as college acceptance / rejection and financial aid letters land in family mailboxes. According to The Princeton Review's 2014 "College Hopes & Worries Survey" - the Company's 11(th) annual poll of college applicants and parents - concerns about paying for college run deep and stress about applications is higher than ever....

2014-03-14 08:24:10

ATLANTA, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meera Venkatraman has been awarded the March, 2014 Chapter Champion Award from the Georgia Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (www.prsageorgia.org) in recognition of her dedicated volunteer work for the chapter. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140314/CL83130 The award recognizes members who have significantly contributed to the chapter's success and is given monthly or when appropriate. She was presented with a...

2014-03-12 23:02:29

Microbes collected from Northern California and throughout the nation will soon blast into orbit for research and a microgravity growth competition on the International Space Station (ISS). Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Microbes collected from Northern California and throughout the nation will soon blast into orbit for research and a microgravity growth competition on the International Space Station (ISS). This citizen science project, known as Project MERCCURI, is led by UC Davis...

2014-03-12 16:25:49

INDIANAPOLIS, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arlington Place Health Campus, located on the near eastside near Community East Hospital, is celebrating its grand opening with a public open house on Sunday, March 16 from 1- 3 pm. The brand-new Arlington Place Health Campus (1635 N. Arlington Ave) is an innovative approach to the design and delivery of health care services for a new generation. The 63,935 square-foot center offers 30 service-rich assisted living apartments and 70...

2014-03-11 08:26:09

LOS ANGELES, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California State University, Los Angeles will officially open its new Television, Film and Media Center this week, offering new instructional opportunities and enhanced technological resources geared toward preparing undergraduate and graduate students for successful careers in the entertainment industry. A ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 14, at the new center located on the...

2014-03-10 12:28:05

New Course in Test Driven Development and Free Webinars Offered in March and April IRVINE, Calif., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Education Advisory Board (EAB), a Washington, D.C. based research consortium, employer demand for certified project management professionals continues to grow. Per EAB's findings, the number of national job postings seeking a project management certification grew 3.6 percent from 2012 to 2013, including 15,472 job postings in California...

2014-03-10 08:37:12

Leading research and higher education institution provides Automated Device Enablement to more than 20,000 students and faculty WESTMINSTER, Colo., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloudpath Networks (http://www.cloudpath.net/), the industry leader for Automated Device Enablement (ADE), today announced North Dakota State University (NDSU) (http://www.ndsu.edu/) has implemented its award-winning XpressConnect Enrollment System (ES) for everyone on campus to automatically enroll their...


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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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