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2014-04-24 08:34:19

Call for Applications Open for Class of 2014-2015 WHIPPANY, N.J., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer Corporation's Bayer USA Foundation has awarded the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) a $150,000 grant over three years to continue the Bayer-NSTA Fellows program and to expand the NSTA New Science Teacher Academy to all middle and high school science teachers throughout New Jersey. This latest grant marks the second Bayer USA Foundation grant to NSTA for this program, bringing...

2014-04-24 00:21:18

Partnership Award for Patient Advocacy presented by Katie Couric WHIPPANY, N.J., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare was honored by national non-profit CancerCare at their 70(th) Anniversary Celebration Gala in New York City on April 23. The gala honors individuals, companies and foundations that have made substantial contributions to improving the lives of people affected by cancer through their partnerships with CancerCare during the past 70 years. The award was...

2014-04-09 04:20:41

Three-Year Grant Reaffirms Bayer's Support of Innovative Regional Institute for STEM Education BERKELEY, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bayer USA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Bayer Corporation, announced today it is awarding a new, three-year $600,000 grant to California State University's groundbreaking Institute for STEM Education (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) on the Hayward, Calif., campus. This marks the second grant by Bayer to the Institute. It...

2014-04-08 08:31:58

Houston Astronaut and Nationally Renowned Innovation and Science Education Expert Dr. Mae C. Jemison Applauds STEM Education-to-Workforce Pipeline as First-of-its-Kind BAYTOWN, Texas, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As demand grows in Greater Houston for more skilled and diverse STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) workers, Bayer Corporation is meeting the challenge by investing more than $400,000 to strengthen STEM education and create a continuous STEM...

2014-03-26 08:29:07

PITTSBURGH, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer Corporation announced today that the Bayer USA Foundation has awarded the Carnegie Science Center (CSC) a three-year grant totaling $150,000 to support a range of STEM-related (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) programs, events and competitions at CSC's new Center for STEM Education and Career Development. "Bayer has long been involved in helping to improve STEM education, providing access to rich hands-on STEM...

2013-10-29 23:03:06

Bayer CropScience Wins 2013 "Carolina Parent" Family-Friendly 50 Award, Bayer Corporation Named Top Company by Working Mother Magazine Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 In recognition of Bayer CropScience’s continued efforts to cultivate a healthy family environment and help employees achieve a positive work-life balance, Carolina Parent magazine has named the company, for the fourth year in a row, a winner in its Family-Friendly 50 Awards. Each year,...

2012-08-03 23:02:04

Mirena IUD Lawsuit Filed by Parker Waichman LLP Alleges Bayer and Other Defendants Have a History of Overstating Benefits of Mirena IUD, Understating Potential Complications Associated with the Contraceptive Device. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, has filed a lawsuit on behalf of an Indiana woman who suffered permanent and physical injuries, allegedly due...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'