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2013-10-23 16:26:25

MISSISSIPPI STATE, Miss., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Effective classroom arts integration can reduce or eliminate educational achievement gaps for economically disadvantaged students, according to a Mississippi State University research report. In other words, when teachers reinforce academic concepts with the arts, students learn more and score higher on standardized tests. MSU's John C. Stennis Institute of Government and Community Development generated the report,...

2013-10-22 20:20:38

Arizona State University Collaborates with Private Lending Arm of World Bank TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tasked with determining how best to invest global money in developing countries, the International Finance Committee (IFC) turned to Arizona State University's (ASU) sustainability experts for advice, October 15-16 at ASU. "Our scientists and faculty bring transdisciplinary expertise, applied research and solutions to global challenges, turning knowledge into...

2013-10-18 23:25:13

The Global Energy Management (GEM) Program at the University of Colorado Denver Business School is excited to offer an open access energy business course starting on Monday, Nov. 4, on Coursera. Coursera is a learning platform that partners with universities to offer free online courses globally. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 The Global Energy Management (GEM) Program at the University of Colorado Denver Business School is excited to offer an open access energy business course...

2013-10-17 08:34:04

Endowment to provide $5,000 annually to qualified Georgia Tech undergrad ATLANTA, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerPlan, Inc., an Atlanta-based enterprise software company, today announced the establishment of an endowment fund for the Georgia Institute of Technology. The PowerPlan Scholarship Endowment Fund will annually provide a one-year $5,000 scholarship to an undergraduate student at the Institute. The first PowerPlan Scholarship was awarded in August for the 2013-2014...

2013-10-17 08:29:07

Expanded Team Provides 24/7 Stroke Care Using the Most Advanced Minimally Invasive Techniques and State-of-the-Art Technology LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Saddleback Memorial has established an exclusive partnership with UC Irvine Heath to offer comprehensive stroke care to Orange County residents. Through this new collaboration, Saddleback Memorial has added to its team of world-class neurointerventional physicians and surgeons and has expanded its...

2013-10-16 08:27:48

Michael A. Luther, Ph.D., Named Senior Vice President of Discovery - to Spearhead Expanding Biology Capabilities ALBANY, N.Y., Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AMRI (NASDAQ: AMRI) today announced the appointment of Michael A. Luther, Ph.D., as Senior Vice President, Discovery, effective October 28, 2013. Dr. Luther will report to Thomas E. D'Ambra, Ph.D., President and CEO. Dr. Luther will lead AMRI's global discovery organization, which provides biology and chemistry services to the...

2013-10-15 23:27:15

Arizona State University has launched the first cohort of Quanta, a new online research program that harnesses social networking and e-learning to connect high school students with ASU students and scientists. Quanta is a massive, online, open research platform (MOOR) that serves as a portal into university research that gives any student the opportunity to engage with research and work with experienced mentors on topics they themselves are passionate about. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) October 15,...

2013-10-14 23:02:39

UMUC cyber teams capture titles in collegiate and pro-divisions of Maryland Cyber Challenge. (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 University of Maryland University College (UMUC) swept both divisions of the Maryland Cyber Challenge yesterday, capturing first place in the collegiate and pro divisions. The cyber competition was part of the 3rd annual CyberMaryland conference held at the Baltimore Convention Center, Oct. 9. Each member of the first-place team in the collegiate division won a $5,000...

2013-10-14 16:24:01

PLANTATION, Fla., Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Solstice Benefits has been recognized as a recipient of the 2013 Florida Companies to Watch award, an honor presented by GrowFL at the University of Central Florida. In its 3rd year, Florida Companies to Watch is presented by GrowFL at the University of Central Florida in association with the Edward Lowe Foundation. Fifty companies from across the state of Florida will receive their recognition and be treated like rock stars at an awards...

2013-10-14 08:27:08

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Best College Reviews has released a ranked list of the 25 most amazing university student unions in America. The full ranking can be viewed at this link: http://www.bestcollegereviews.org/features/most-amazing-campus-student-unions/ Best College Reviews' ranking of college student union buildings is the most comprehensive to date, and attempts to be all encompassing, using factors such as architectural notability and student...


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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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