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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...

2013-10-02 16:25:18

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of California Board of Regents, on behalf of UC Irvine Health, and the Board of Directors of MemorialCare Health System in Southern California, announced they are entering into an affiliation agreement to expand access to high quality, cost effective health care throughout Orange County and create new, innovative models of care that improve the health and well-being of their communities. UC Irvine Health...

2013-10-02 16:23:56

DURHAM, N.H., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emmy-winning television producer Marcy Carsey '66 has made a gift of $20 million to the University of New Hampshire to support the creation of the new Carsey School for Public Policy. This gift is the second largest in the university's history. "It is crucial that we prepare leaders for the governmental, private, and nonprofit sectors who can translate rigorous research into effective policies and practices to solve the complex...

2013-10-02 12:23:16

Solar Decathlon Opening Ceremony and VIP Ribbon Cutting Wednesday Media Preview; Thursday Opening Ceremony Program Features City of Irvine Officials, Students and Special Guests IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Collegiate teams involving more than 1,000 students from around the world are racing to complete construction of their highly energy-efficient solar-powered houses for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. Hosted outside Washington, D.C. for the...

2013-10-01 16:28:04

Program Will Train Technologists and Entrepreneurs to Drive Digital Transformation of the Media Industry NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cornell NYC Tech was joined by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and leading media companies today to launch the first degree program to be offered by the Joan & Irwin Jacobs Technion-Cornell Innovation Institute (JTCII) at Cornell Tech. The two-year masters degree in Connective Media is designed to train the...


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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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