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2014-10-02 08:25:13

Sixteen Partners in Innovation lead the growing community of schools using The Outcomes Survey®. Their career services and institutional research staff advise CSO Research, Inc. to help ensure the survey will always meet the needs of U.S. colleges and universities. AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Texas Lutheran University are among the growing number of schools that have recognized the importance of nationally...

2014-10-01 23:05:28

Payment Plans Make College More Affordable and Streamline Business Office Functions Lincoln, Neb. (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 In Spring 2015, the University of Colorado System will add tuition payment plans from Nelnet to increase access and affordability for students, improve convenience for payers, and streamline business office functions. The University System already simplifies campus commerce for its students with other integrated services from Nelnet, including its popular electronic...

2014-10-01 23:00:33

This NJIT Zero to Sixty Amazon Web Services professional development certificate is for anyone with a basic background in Information Technology, as a programmer, or server administrator, who wants to learn a collection of remote web services that together make up a cloud computing platform, offered over the Internet by Amazon.com. Newark, New Jersey (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 The NJIT Zero to Sixty Amazon Web Services Programming certificate is comprised of three courses that focus on how...

2014-09-30 23:17:51

Ace Computers delivered a custom high performance computing (HPC) solution to the University of Colorado at Boulder (CU-Boulder). CHICAGO (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Ace Computers, one of the leading custom computer builders and resellers in the U.S., delivered a custom high performance computing (HPC) solution to the University of Colorado at Boulder (CU-Boulder).     The university group submitted an initial order for Ace Computers Powerworks nodes and then submitted...

2014-09-30 23:04:23

In August, the University of the Virgin Islands and the National Park Service signed a memorandum of Understating (MOU) demonstrating future cooperation between the NPS on St. Croix and the University. United States Virgin Islands (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 In August, the University of the Virgin Islands and the National Park Service signed a memorandum of Understating (MOU) demonstrating future cooperation between the NPS on St. Croix and the University. This agreement will establish and...

2014-09-30 12:34:43

Millennial-Run Educational Organization Focuses on Jobs, Careers and Policy NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GenFKD, or "Generational Financial Knowledge Development" expanded its mission of bringing financial literacy to college students on 15 new college and university campuses for the 2014-15 academic year. The additions raise to 25 the number of active campuses hosting GenFKD Fellowship programs. GenFKD, the inaugural campaign of the 501(c)(3) organization Young...

2014-09-30 08:32:36

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new national study finds that health professions schools report an overall positive impact from the use of holistic review - a university admissions process that assesses an applicant's unique experiences alongside traditional measures of academic achievement such as grades and test scores. The report, Holistic Admissions in the Health Professions, released today is the first large-scale study to examine the prevalence and...

2014-09-29 12:25:08

New Board President and Dedicated Slate of Officers and Trustees to Provide Continued Stewardship of the Historical Society Mission, Collections and California's Vibrant History SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Historical Society (CHS) announced the appointment of three new members to its board of trustees. The new trustees, in addition to the election of new board officers, bring a wide range of experience, geographical diversity and expertise that will...

2014-09-26 16:25:32

TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kathlene "Kate" Rosier is returning as the executive director of the Indian Legal Program at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140814/136299 Rosier, who left the College of Law in 2011 to become the assistant general counsel for the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, served as the Indian Legal Program's director for 11 years. "I feel like I'm being reunited with family,"...

2014-09-25 16:29:26

New set of solutions to empower higher education institutions to create connected campuses, connecting with students, faculty and alumni in entirely new ways SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Salesforce.com Foundation today announced Salesforce1 for Higher Ed, a new set of solutions to empower higher education institutions to create connected campuses and connect to their constituents in entirely new ways. The Salesforce.com Foundation also announced Advancement Connect, an...


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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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.