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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...

2014-03-10 08:27:02

LA JOLLA, Calif., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the goal of applying a more well-rounded, integrated approach to K-16 education, the concept of STE[+a]M(TM) seeks to meld left-brain convergent thinking with right-brain divergent thinking. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140310/PH79355LOGO The inaugural STE[+a]M Connect Conference, dedicated to adding the arts (small "a") to the widely-accepted STEM disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics,...

2014-03-07 23:01:38

Students and researchers from Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona are collaborating to grow algae using wastewater. The algae can then be harvested to create fuel, feed and food products. This multi-university collaboration is supported and funded by the Arizona Board of Regents Technology and Research Initiative Fund (TRIF). Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Arizona universities are working together to turn the state’s waste to gold – or...

2014-03-06 12:32:44

LA JOLLA, Calif., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The significance and real-world impact of Big Data -- the popular term used to describe the exponential growth and availability of data, both structured and unstructured -- will be explored at a special University of California San Diego Extension seminar titled "Big Data at Work: A Conversation with the Experts." The event will be held Wednesday, March 12, from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Atkinson Hall, Qualcomm Institute on the UC San Diego...

2014-03-06 12:25:57

Participants Gain Valuable Skills Pertaining to Crisis Communications, Personal Branding and Online Video Marketing IRVINE, Calif., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- University of California, Irvine Extension has announced three online webinars focusing on various marketing topics essential for business professionals of all industries. The free webinars will include topics such as crisis communications in the media, how to use personal branding to remain 'unemployment proof', and learning what...

2014-03-03 23:27:10

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s (UMBC) Professional Graduate Programs Open House provides an opportunity for individuals to learn about professional graduate programs offered on the UMBC campus, including Cybersecurity, Biotechnology, Health Information Technology, Systems Engineering and Engineering Management. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 UMBC’s Professional Graduate Programs Open House will be held on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. EDT at...

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2014-02-28 08:51:09

University of Massachusetts at Amherst Scoffing at or cutting funds for basic biological research on unusual animal adaptations from Gila monster venom to snail sex, though politically appealing to some, is short-sighted and only makes it more likely that important economic and social benefits will be missed in the long run, say a group of evolutionary biologists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Writing in a recent issue of BioScience, researchers Patricia Brennan, Duncan...

2014-02-27 08:26:13

ATLANTA, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tacey Derenzy has been awarded the January 2014 Chapter Champion Award and Jason Rollins, APR, has been awarded the February 2014 Chapter Champion Award of the Georgia Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (www.prsageorgia.org), in recognition of their dedicated volunteer work for the chapter. The award recognizes members who have significantly contributed to the chapter's success and is given monthly or when appropriate. Both...

2014-02-26 16:25:22

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Lady Susan Corbett today announced that the 2014 Governor's Awards for the Arts will be held Sept. 28 at Fisher Auditorium of the IUP Performing Arts Center at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. This will be the first time the state arts event has been held on a university campus. "As the birthplace of Jimmy Stewart, the first recipient of Pennsylvania Governor's Awards for the Arts, Indiana holds special meaning for this...

2014-02-25 23:03:37

A leadership team from EWI, The Ohio State University, and the University of Michigan has been chosen by the Department of Defense to lead its new institute to advance lightweight and modern metal manufacturing technologies. The institute will ensure that the U.S. is the world leader in the application of innovative lightweight metal production and component/subsystem manufacturing technologies. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 The launch of a new public-private institute geared...


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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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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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