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2014-02-25 12:20:36

WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TECT Aerospace, a global leader in aerospace component manufacturing, announced today their commitment to provide $100,000 over the next five years to Wichita State University (WSU) for the development of a community-wide program that will mentor K-12 students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The STEM mentoring initiative will target girls, low-income youth and students of color. The program will recruit professionals...

2014-02-24 23:28:22

Kelsey Stowe, a college freshman who recently learned how to ride a bike, is excited to build Spinlister brand awareness and "make a positive impact on the UCSB campus." Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Spinlister, the peer-to-peer bicycle, ski, and snowboard rental platform, announced today that they have hired Kelsey Stowe as their Student Brand Manager at University of California, Santa Barbara. Stowe, a freshman who only recently learned how to ride a bike, is...

2014-02-24 23:02:21

"emPOWER Arizona" is state's first comprehensive energy plan in more than 20 years. Scottsdale, Ariz. (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Policy leaders, industry partners and energy experts gathered at ASU SkySong Feb. 20 to discuss the future of solar energy in Arizona at Arizona Solar Summit IV. The event featured the first public unveiling of the state’s new master energy plan, “emPOWER Arizona: Executive Energy Assessment and Pathways.” Gov. Jan Brewer signed the executive...

2014-02-24 12:22:17

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the installation of LED fixtures, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's, Thompson-Boling Arena is one of the first in the world to feature lights that are smaller, brighter and up to 85 percent more efficient than conventional arena metal halide lights. The technology--developed and manufactured by Oak Ridge-based LED North America at the Tech 20/20 incubator facility in Oak Ridge, incorporating an Oak Ridge National...

2014-02-20 08:32:32

LA JOLLA, Calif., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cultivated mammalian cells, known as "mammalian fermentation," have become the dominant system for the production of recombinant proteins for clinical applications. To bring these products to market involves significant effort and continuous advances in process development. These efforts aim to increase the level of product understanding and identify those key quality attributes that help in reproducing product batches. (Photo:...

2014-02-20 08:28:10

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Solutions, Inc. (RSSS), a pioneer in facilitating the flow of information from the publishers of scientific, technical, and medical content to enterprise customers in Life Sciences and other research intensive organizations around the world, today announced that company President and CEO Peter Derycz has joined the International Advisory Council at the School of Library & Information Science at San Jose State University (SJSU)....

2014-02-19 12:32:25

Curriculum Focuses on Knowledge Needed to Navigate Important Software Utilized in Legal Technological Environment IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- University of California, Irvine Extension launches two new four-week online courses which focus on the foundational and practical knowledge needed for navigating critical software in legal technology. Technology skills are vitally important to job readiness as they are highly valued by employers. Courses are designed for...

2014-02-19 12:26:43

Complaint Details School's Lack of Cause For Firing, and Retaliation After She Demanded Equality in Athletics SAN DIEGO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorneys for former San Diego State University (SDSU) coach Mary Elizabeth "Beth" Burns filed suit against the university today in the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego. The complaint details Burns' unlawful termination by the California State University (CSU) and SDSU in April 2013, following 16 years of success as...

2014-02-18 23:32:10

Career Step has partnered with California State University, Fresno to offer its online Professional Medical Coding and Billing through the Fresno State, Continuing and Global Education department. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, has partnered with California State University, Fresno to offer its online Professional Medical Coding and Billing to Fresno State’s students. This partnership allows...

2014-02-18 23:29:40

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s (UMBC) Cybersecurity Graduate Programs Virtual Information Session provides an opportunity for individuals to learn about UMBC’s Cybersecurity Master in Professional Studies and Graduate Certificate Programs, offered at UMBC’s Rockville campus at The Universities at Shady Grove. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 UMBC-Shady Grove’s Cybersecurity Graduate Programs’ Virtual Information Session will be held on Wednesday, April 2,...


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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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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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