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2014-06-24 23:18:33

The hit series “Extreme Weight Loss,” produced by Eyeworks USA, has been picked up for a fifth season by the ABC Television Network, and that’s good news for the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC) in Aurora, Colorado. Aurora, Colo. (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 The hit series “Extreme Weight Loss,” produced by Eyeworks USA, has been picked up for a fifth season by the ABC Television Network, and that’s good news for the University of Colorado’s...

2014-06-24 23:15:19

The 2014 New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) Conference, including the annual philanthropic Golf Tournament, was held from Friday, May 30th through Sunday, June 1st at Jamestown Community College in the picturesque Chautauqua Lake region of southwestern New York. Aside from the lengthy list of educational presentations, features of the conference included clinical workshops, professional poster presentations, and the second annual athletic training student program....

2014-06-24 23:02:15

Oregon State University has become the first institution in the state to have an accredited school of public health. Corvallis, OR (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Oregon State University’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences was granted accreditation today, making it the first school of public health in Oregon to earn that recognition. The accreditation, from the Council on Education for Public Health, means OSU has the only accredited school of public health between San Francisco and...

2014-06-24 23:01:54

Ms. van den Blink brings many years of top-tier experience in information technology, in academic, non-profit organizations and industry, including several positions at Cornell University. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Clare van den Blink will join Pace University as Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, effective August 18, 2014. As Pace University’s CIO, van den Blink will be in charge of the university’s Information Technology Services...

2014-06-24 16:24:57

PRINCETON, N.J., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To showcase New Jersey as one of the world's premier locations for life science companies and medical research, Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno is this week leading a large delegation of officials from the Partnership for Action, BioNJ, the HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ), top universities and others to the BIO International Convention in San Diego, California. This is the third year in a row that New Jersey has made a big splash at...

2014-06-24 08:26:34

KATY, Texas, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy Sports + Outdoors (d/b/a Academy), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, today announced the renewal of its multi-year partnerships with the University of Alabama and Auburn University. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091125/DA17612LOGO "We are thrilled about our continued partnership with these storied rival schools," says Tammi Hysell, Academy Sports + Outdoors' senior director of promotions. "No matter which...

2014-06-20 20:20:36

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tropicana Student Living and UCSB Athletics announced a $1 million commitment to the school's Intercollegiate Athletics program Friday. The gift from Tropicana Student Living, a gift intention made through the Gaucho Fund to be paid over several years, will be part of The Campaign for UC Santa Barbara, the university's comprehensive campaign approaching one billion dollars to benefit university programs, students, faculty and...

2014-06-19 08:29:32

First of four projects chosen to enable development of nano-bio devices for the U.S. Air Force SAN JOSE, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nano-Bio Manufacturing Consortium (NBMC) has selected a proposal by the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, to develop a wearable sensor patch subsystem as its first project in its mission to develop human performance-monitoring electronics. The project has $450,000 in total funding. Fifty percent will come from NBMC's U.S. Air Force...

2014-06-18 23:11:35

ASU awarded a $20 million grant by NGA to launch the Foresight Initiative to provide interconnected tools, techniques and environments for decision making for increased global sustainability and resilience. Tempe, Arizona (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Arizona State University (ASU) was selected for a competitive five-year award of $20 million by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) to launch a research partnership, effective June 1, 2014, to explore approaches for anticipating and...

2014-06-17 23:14:20

Rutgers broke ground June 16 for a new Chemistry & Chemical Biology Building that will be a signature science facility on the university’s Busch Campus. Piscataway, NJ (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 On June 16, 2014, Rutgers broke ground on the new Chemistry & Chemical Biology (CCB) Building, a laboratory facility that will offer a state-of-the-art environment for research and education. Designed by Flad Architects – a nationally recognized firm specializing in the planning and design...


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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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