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2013-11-05 23:29:22

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville christened its $52 million Science Building West this afternoon as SIU President Glenn Poshard and SIUE Chancellor Julie Furst-Bowe officially cut the ribbon. The facility incorporates laboratories for faculty and student research initiatives in a state-of-the-art learning environment. Edwardsville, Ill. (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville christened its $52 million Science Building West this afternoon as SIU...

2013-11-05 23:23:33

Move Over MOOCs: A Public University Is Forging A New Path In Online Education Flagstaff, Arizona (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Northern Arizona University (NAU), the first public university in the nation to offer competency-based bachelor’s degrees, announced today that its groundbreaking Personalized Learning program is now accepting all forms of financial aid. Launched in May 2013, NAU’s Personalized Learning competency-based program makes earning a respected bachelor’s degree...

2013-11-01 08:29:27

Multiple Academia and Industry Leaders Convene at Workshop on October 18 LOS GATOS, Calif., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Industry-Academia Partnership (IAP) held a workshop at Cornell University in the Statler Amphitheater on October 18th, with the theme "Meeting the Future Needs of the Data Center." The IAP is an association formed to address the revolutionary changes required for the underlying hardware and software as multi-core compute, storage and networking converge for the...

2013-10-31 23:19:50

An Endeavour Astronaut, an Oscar winner, a legendary aviator and other celebrities welcome the CEO of UCLA Hospital System, David Feinberg, MD, MBA, as he joins the Gala Host Committee for the Endeavor Awards celebrating Public Benefit Aviation and benefiting Angel Flight West. Santa Monica, California (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 “Recipients of the 1st Annual Endeavor Awards will include the true heroes of flying, both individuals and organizations, who have demonstrated their commitment...

2013-10-30 12:27:51

OU now offering courses taught by university professors to anyone around the world NORMAN, Okla., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The face of education is quickly evolving. Edudemic, a leading education technology site, reported in a worldwide study that within three years, 43 percent of schools would offer online interactive courses available to anyone around the world with 84 percent saying they believe these online courses complement residential education. Over the last year, the...

2013-10-29 11:14:23

Using computer technology to map patterns of land cover reveals types of landscapes and holds applications for numerous fields in research and planning. University of Cincinnati researchers are blending technology with tradition, as they discover new and improved methods for mapping landscapes. The research is newly published in the Journal of Applied Geography (Vol. 45, December 2013) by UC authors Jacek Niesterowicz, a doctoral student in the geography department, and Professor Tomasz...

2013-10-28 23:02:41

Website users have an optimal experience with every device, screen size or operating system they use. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 The University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School has launched a responsive website to ensure that users have the best experience regardless of whether they are accessing the site with a smart phone, a tablet or a desktop computer. With responsive design, the UNC Kenan-Flagler website is easier for users of mobile devices to...

2013-10-25 23:00:56

The inaugural event for the new Technology Association of Georgia Athens chapter will be held at noon. Athens, Georgia (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 The inaugural event for the new Technology Association of Georgia Athens chapter will be held at noon, Nov. 6, at the J.W. Fanning Institute for Learning Development at UGA. Several University of Georgia colleges, including the College of Engineering, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, are...

2013-10-24 23:03:18

College students encouraged to create environmentally sustainable innovations in competition for grant. Indie rockers Grouplove headline accompanying concert tour. Portland, ME (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 In conjunction with their 12th Campus Consciousness Tour (CCT), environmental non-profit REVERB is launching a $10,000 grant challenge to empower college students to create environmental innovations. Fall 2013 headliner Grouplove will serve on the judging panel of what is being dubbed the...

2013-10-24 16:28:32

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jim Painter of Painter Masonry, Inc. in Gainesville has won the Florida Home Builders Association's (FHBA) highest individual honor - the Builder of the Year Award presented last week at FHBA's 61(st) annual Fall Leadership Conference in Tampa. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131001/DC90132LOGO) This is the first time in the history of this prestigious award that it has gone to a mason contractor. Painter follows...


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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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