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2013-10-09 23:04:04

Fund For Teachers Grant Turns Oklahoma Science Teacher into Scientist at UC Berkeley Chemistry Department Lab; Researches Under International Expert in Protein Synthesis to Model Fundamentals of Biochemistry for Students and Encourage Careers in Science Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 The newly announced Nobel Laureates in chemistry relied on research conducted in the 1970s to develop their award-winning work. Jan Post wanted his students at the Oklahoma School for Science and Math...

2013-10-08 12:34:05

Cal State Fullerton Faculty Leading the Charge FULLERTON, Calif., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) offers a resource for school administrators, teachers and staff looking to combat bullying on K-12 campuses. The online course, "Understanding and Addressing Bullying," is scheduled to begin October 28. Dr. Karyl Ketchum, Assistant Professor of Women's & Gender Studies at Cal State Fullerton, is the driving force behind the development of this unique...

2013-10-08 12:20:49

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clarence E. Sasser, who was presented the Medal of Honor in 1969 for his service in Vietnam and subsequently attended Texas A&M University on a scholarship offered by then President James Earl Rudder, will have his name and likeness added to the university's Medal of Honor Hall of Honor. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120502/DC99584LOGO) A recognition ceremony is planned for Nov. 7 in the Bethancourt...

2013-10-04 23:01:32

Members and friends of the technology community will come out swinging on October 18th when the Utah IAMCP and MS Cloud Services sponsor a "Say Farewell to Summer on the Fairways" benefit golf tournament for the local non-profit Utah Foster Care (UFC). Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Members and friends of the technology community will come out swinging on October 18th. The Utah IAMCP and title sponsor MS Cloud Services are sponsoring a Say Farewell to Summer on...

2013-10-04 16:20:52

University leaders share best practices for a sustainable campus community; Launch 'Pledge to Reduce Waste' Campaign PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ARAMARK, a leader in providing dining and facilities management services to hundreds of Higher Education institutions across North America, is proud to join its client partners to present at the 2013 Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Conference in Nashville, October 6-9. The AASHE...

2013-10-03 23:35:56

UMBC at the Universities at Shady Grove’s I/O Psychology Graduate Program Information Session provides an opportunity for individuals to learn about UMBC’s I/O Psychology Master in Professional Studies, and how a graduate degree can help advance their career in the psychology industry. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 UMBC I/O Psychology Graduate Program Information Session will be held on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. in Rockville, Maryland. The session...

2013-10-03 23:00:59

Anna Balazs, a pioneer in the area of predicting the behavior of complex polymeric materials through her theoretical modeling, has been awarded the national 2013 Mines Medal by the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. Balazs, Ph.D., is Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh and leads a team that predicted the behavior of Belousov-Zhabotinsky (BZ) gels, gels with far-reaching applications such as artificial skin that could be sensory. Rapid...

2013-10-02 23:33:59

UMBC’s ISD Now Forum is a free event and is open to the community. It provides an opportunity for individuals working in or interested in training, education, business, government and the non-profit sector to share ideas and dialogue on topics of importance. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 UMBC’s ISD Now Forum will be held on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the UMBC Ballroom. Guest speaker, Dr. Chuck Hodell, will discuss “SMEs From the Ground Up.”...

2013-10-02 23:01:00

Laurie Anderson, Ph.D., head and professor of the Department of Geology & Geological Engineering and director of the Museum of Geology at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, has received a $405,080 National Science Foundation grant to examine the functional biodiversity of chemosymbiosis in clams and its role in supporting sensitive coastal biomes. A collaboration among three universities – SDSM&T, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and Clemson University –...

2013-10-02 16:25:54

MISSISSIPPI STATE, Miss., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A world leader in paper and building products manufacturing is praising Mississippi State as a top producer of the company's new employees. Georgia-Pacific recently recognized the university as its No. 1 generator of total new hires from institutions of higher learning offering forest products concentrations. A 135-year-old land-grant institution whose academic program in forestry began in 1909, MSU also is second in...


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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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