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2014-03-12 23:02:29

Microbes collected from Northern California and throughout the nation will soon blast into orbit for research and a microgravity growth competition on the International Space Station (ISS). Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Microbes collected from Northern California and throughout the nation will soon blast into orbit for research and a microgravity growth competition on the International Space Station (ISS). This citizen science project, known as Project MERCCURI, is led by UC Davis...

2014-03-12 16:25:49

INDIANAPOLIS, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arlington Place Health Campus, located on the near eastside near Community East Hospital, is celebrating its grand opening with a public open house on Sunday, March 16 from 1- 3 pm. The brand-new Arlington Place Health Campus (1635 N. Arlington Ave) is an innovative approach to the design and delivery of health care services for a new generation. The 63,935 square-foot center offers 30 service-rich assisted living apartments and 70...

2014-03-11 08:26:09

LOS ANGELES, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California State University, Los Angeles will officially open its new Television, Film and Media Center this week, offering new instructional opportunities and enhanced technological resources geared toward preparing undergraduate and graduate students for successful careers in the entertainment industry. A ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 14, at the new center located on the...

2014-03-10 12:28:05

New Course in Test Driven Development and Free Webinars Offered in March and April IRVINE, Calif., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Education Advisory Board (EAB), a Washington, D.C. based research consortium, employer demand for certified project management professionals continues to grow. Per EAB's findings, the number of national job postings seeking a project management certification grew 3.6 percent from 2012 to 2013, including 15,472 job postings in California...

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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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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