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2014-06-30 23:09:51

Georgia State University alumnus Kenneth D. Lewis (B.A.,’69), a longtime donor to his alma mater, has made his biggest gift yet, a $5 million pledge to the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Georgia State University alumnus Kenneth D. Lewis (B.A.,’69), a longtime donor to his alma mater, has made his biggest gift yet, a $5 million pledge to the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions. The nursing school was named for...

2014-06-30 12:35:58

IRVINE, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At a recent graduation ceremony, the University of California, Irvine Extension conferred 2,042 Certificates and Specialized Studies Awards to 1,874 students for completion of continuing education programs during the 2013-2014 academic year. The certificates granted in more than 65 program categories encompass a wide spectrum of disciplines including business, management, finance, education, engineering, information technology and law....

2014-06-26 23:01:17

The American Institute of Architects Foundation (AIAF) has selected NJIT to be the site of a Regional Resilience Design Studio, whose mission is to design and build resilient structures and communities across the Northeast. newark, n.j. (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 The American Institute of Architects Foundation (AIAF) has selected NJIT to be the site of a Regional Resilience Design Studio, whose mission is to design and build resilient structures and communities across the Northeast. The AIAF,...

2014-06-25 16:25:55

Fund's first grant expected to focus on detection and treatment of Alzheimer's disease MADISON, Wis., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and the Wisconsin Technology Innovation Initiative (Wi2) have established a $1 million seed fund to support commercialization of medical technology developed by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140624/121225 While the fund will...

2014-06-25 12:36:27

SEATTLE, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Panopto, a leading video platform provider for enterprise and education, today announced its video capture and management software has been selected by University of Washington (UW) for campus-wide deployment, and by the Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) for statewide deployment across 33 campuses. UW and SBCTC, with 43,000 and nearly 400,000 students, respectively, will use Panopto's video platform to flip...

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...


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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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