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2014-04-23 23:00:26

Harvard University Professor Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., a noted literary historian, activist, and filmmaker, will be the keynote speaker at the University of the Virgin Islands’ 2014 Commencement Ceremonies scheduled for May 17, on St. Thomas, and for May 18, on St. Croix. (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Harvard University Professor Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., a noted literary historian, activist, and filmmaker, will be the keynote speaker at the University of the Virgin Islands’ 2014...

2014-04-22 23:10:44

Students from Arizona universities will demonstrate their projects to the public at the Innovation Showcase May 1 and during a formal public presentation workshop May 2. The multi-university collaboration is made possible by funding and support from the Arizona Board of Regents. Tempe, Ariz. (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Learn how algae can not only be used to clean Arizona’s wastewaters, but be turned into a renewable energy source and other valuable products May 1 and 2 at Arizona Center for...

2014-04-22 23:00:20

On April 19, the Board of Trustees of the University of the Virgin Islands, in a unanimous vote, authorized President David Hall to commence the development phase for a medical school in the territory. U.S. Virgin Islands (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 On April 19, the Board of Trustees of the University of the Virgin Islands, in a unanimous vote, authorized President David Hall to commence the development phase for a medical school in the territory. The Board also approved a major gift agreement...

2014-04-22 20:20:27

- Memorial will educate youth on the cost of freedom and honor fallen Utah soldiers - SALT LAKE CITY, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Utah Freedom Memorial (www.utahfreedommemorial.org) today announced groundbreaking on a new Memorial designed to honor Utah's military heroes, veterans past, present and future, prisoners of war and soldiers missing in action, wounded or disabled and those that have paid the ultimate price for freedom. Utah native Adam Galvez who died in action in Iraq in...

2014-04-22 08:40:23

TheBestSchools.org's ranking of the best online colleges for 2014 stands out from the crowd CHICAGO, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TheBestSchools.org, a leading resource for higher education, has released its ranking of "The 30 best online colleges for 2014." James Barham, general editor of TheBestSchools.org, stated, "Other 'best online college lists' exist on the Web, but our carefully researched selection of prominent public and private universities offering online degrees...

2014-04-16 23:13:28

The Boulder Derby Party will host their third annual event to benefit Front Range Hippotherapy. The event will include live races, auctions, music and more. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 It just wouldn’t be a Kentucky Derby party without Bluegrass and horse racing and the Boulder Derby Party is excited to bring both to Folsom Field at the University of Colorado at Boulder on May 3, 2014. Tickets to the third annual Boulder Derby Party are on sale now and will include all food, mint...

2014-04-15 23:01:28

The Rocky Mountain Lighting Academy (RMLA) will offer a one-of-a-kind immersive educational opportunity for lighting professionals this summer at the University of Colorado Boulder. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The Rocky Mountain Lighting Academy (RMLA) will offer a one-of-a-kind immersive educational opportunity for lighting professionals this summer at the University of Colorado Boulder. The RMLA’s Summer Lighting Course is scheduled for June 23-27 on the CU-Boulder campus. The...

2014-04-14 16:25:36

CHICAGO, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington, Ky., announced today that it has joined the supply chain collaborative established by the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville, Va., and VCU Medical Center in Richmond, Va. In 2007, the two Virginia hospitals combined their purchasing efforts and began working with UHC and its supply contracting company, Novation. The University of Kentucky Hospital will now also benefit...

2014-04-11 12:22:29

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Donald Graham, one of the most respected and admired executives in media and education, will be featured in a "fireside chat" Monday evening before former Governor Jeb Bush's remarks at the 5th Annual ASU+GSV Education Innovation Summit. Graham has unrivaled experience in the media and education industries as the CEO of Graham Holdings--owner of Kaplan Education--and the former Chairman and CEO of the Washington Post. Graham also...

2014-04-10 23:27:33

The deep range of innovative talent and entrepreneurial skills possessed by NJIT students across programs and disciplines will be on display at the university’s second annual TechQuest and Innovation Day to take place on Friday, April 11 in the Campus Center Atrium. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 The deep range of innovative talent and entrepreneurial skills possessed by NJIT students across programs and disciplines will be on display at the university’s second annual TechQuest and...


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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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Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.