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2014-05-19 23:04:58

Thursday, May 22nd Event at http://www.CollegeWeekLive.com Offers Expert Advice for High School Juniors Just Beginning the College Search; 146 Colleges Available for Live Admissions Chat Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Deciphering the difference between Early Action, Early Decision and Regular Decision college admissions can be overwhelming for students and parents just beginning the college search process. Fortunately, CollegeWeekLive, the leading website where students and colleges meet...

2014-05-16 23:06:45

Study looks at Panama and Miami as ideal distribution hub to Latin America. Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Florida International University (FIU) Masters of International Business (MIB) students and international freight forwarder LILLY + Associates International released a semester-long study weighing the benefits between PortMiami and Panama as the natural distribution hub for the Americas. "The meticulous level of work performed by the FIU MIB students, under the direction of...

2014-05-16 23:01:58

The Museum of Geology at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology has been awarded a $499,887 grant to curate and digitize three recently acquired collections of modern and Neogene-age invertebrates and protists. The collections represent ancient and recent shallow-marine environments from the last 23 million years and form a foundation for conservation paleobiology and historical ecology research. RAPID CITY, S.D. (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 The Museum of Geology at the South Dakota...

2014-05-14 16:25:33

Student Films Recognized for Communicating Mental Health Awareness SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twelve films created by California high school and University of California (UC) students were announced as statewide winners in the second annual Directing Change Video Contest during a ceremony held yesterday afternoon as part of Mental Health Matters Day. The student video contest, sponsored by the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA), empowers young people...

2014-05-12 23:00:33

Event Provides Real-World Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Relevance in Classrooms across Georgia Atlanta - Georgia (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 TAG Education Collaborative (TAG-Ed), the Technology Association of Georgia’s charitable organization dedicated to preparing the next-generation workforce, celebrated the second Georgia STEM Day on May 9, 2014. Over 620,000 participating students and educators from across the state engaged in innovative STEM-based learning activities....

2014-05-12 12:35:46

Online Modules Offer Incoming College Students Exposure to University Level STEM Courses IRVINE, Calif., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a leading research institution, the University of California, Irvine is committed to providing incoming freshmen and high schools students with a affordable, convenient and effective way to gain knowledge in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects that are essential for college success. The STEM University Preparation...

2014-05-09 23:09:59

The 2014 AIA Design Award Committee selects two projects designed by Flad Architects to receive Honor Awards in this year's competition. Madison, WI (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 The 2014 Design Award Committee of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced today the selection of two projects designed by Flad Architects as Honor Award recipients in this year’s Wisconsin Design Awards competition. Architectural design work recognized includes the new Biochemical Sciences Complex at...

2014-05-08 23:12:11

UC San Diego’s Extension Dean to be Featured Speaker at National Association of International Educators, May 25-30 San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 UC San Diego Extension Dean Mary Walshok will be among the featured speakers at the upcoming conference of the National Association of International Educators (NAFSA) on Wednesday, May 28 at the San Diego Convention Center. Dean Walshok, an innovator in global education programs, will address the topic of “How to Better Articulate the...

2014-05-08 23:05:42

UT Rockets retain ESP to study strategies for continuous improvement of Athletic Department Operations. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Damon Evans, Founder and Managing Director of Evolution Sports Partners (“ESP”), and former Athletic Director at University of Georgia, has announced that the University of Toledo Athletic Department has engaged ESP to conduct a study and explore strategies for continuous quality improvement of the Rockets’ operations. “My partners and I...

2014-05-05 12:23:27

New vehicle systems lab expands Johnson Controls' investment in innovation MADISON Wis., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new laboratory at the Wisconsin Energy Institute on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus will strengthen Johnson Controls' innovation capabilities as the company researches and develops next-generation technology. The partnership represents the kind of innovation Johnson Controls is developing to craft the next generation of market-leading energy storage...


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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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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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