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2011-07-19 14:37:36

Research by UCLA's Gene Block, Christopher Colwell provides new insights into sleep difficulties among older people A new study of the brain's master circadian clock "” known as the suprachiasmatic nucleus, or SCN "” reveals that a key pattern of rhythmic neural activity begins to decline by middle age. The study, whose senior author is UCLA Chancellor Gene Block, may have implications for the large number of older people who have difficulty sleeping and adjusting to time...

2011-06-30 10:45:00

UNCSA to Become Exclusive Affiliate School of the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at American Ballet Theatre NEW YORK, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Ballet Theatre (ABT) and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) School of Dance in Winston-Salem have announced plans for a five-year partnership, which will implement ABT's National Training Curriculum throughout the UNCSA School of Dance preparatory, high school and collegiate divisions and make...

2011-05-19 22:25:00

Political challenges faced by Obama administration and Prime Minister Netanyahu Situation in the Middle East What does the current development mean? KOKOMO, Ind., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Indiana University Kokomo Chancellor Michael Harris, professor of Public Policy, retired Major in the Israeli Defense Forces in Intelligence, is available for commentary about the challenges in the Middle East. He is recognized for his expertise by several media outlays including, Fox and...

2011-03-23 12:57:00

LONDON, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Inmarsat plc (LSE: ISAT), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services comments on the very positive endorsement for the UK Space Industry in the Chancellor's Growth Report to accompany the Budget: - Chancellor announces changes to The Outer Space Act removing unlimited liability on operators to encourage companies like Inmarsat and Virgin Galactic to be based in UK, considerably reducing insurance costs,...

2011-03-02 07:00:00

Blair recognized for international advocacy of women's education CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Asian University for Women (AUW) is pleased to announce the appointment of Cherie Blair, a leading international lawyer, human rights advocate, and the wife of the former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, as the first Chancellor of the three-year old University. Kamal Ahmad, Chief Executive Officer of AUW, first made the announcement during the opening...

2011-02-17 11:28:00

WASHINGTON and BERLIN, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama and Chancellor Merkel, "I don't want to die now!" is the urgent plea to two world-leaders from a child who will die without immediate medical intervention and protection. Ariana-Leilani King-Pfeiffer, a seven year old American and German citizen (with only a German passport) looks like any child. Yet she is very ill with a life-threatening very rare blood disorder called Severe Chronic Neutropenia. She is one of...

2010-07-15 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor Eric D. Fingerhut has selected the Blackboard Inc. (Nasdaq: BBBB) consulting team to help develop the plan for establishing a new, statewide digital learning clearinghouse to help increase the number of Ohio students that attend and graduate from college and, in turn, strengthen the state's overall workforce and economy. The clearinghouse will serve as a common, statewide platform for online courses to help...

2010-05-21 21:47:00

HONOLULU, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Rose Tseng, Ph.D. scholar, leader and community builder, steps down as chancellor of University of Hawaii at Hilo June 30. Chancellor for 12 years, she leaves a legacy of academic strength, expanded resources, and deep ties with the community it serves. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100521/LA09367) Donald Straney, Ph.D. of California State Polytechnic, Pomona will succeed Tseng. Few beyond Hawaii's shores realize the extent of UH Hilo's...

2010-04-13 23:05:00

Leading Advocate Establishes Center To Help Transform Education In America WASHINGTON , April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Building on a distinguished 110-year history of connecting students to college success and opportunity, the College Board today announced the creation of the College Board Advocacy & Policy Center. Designed to help transform education in America and increase the number of students who earn a college degree, the Center will make critical connections between policy,...

2009-11-18 09:00:00

CLEVELAND, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Steve Kerr is a business man, academic, author, advisor, and father to a six-year-old. He's also a long-time friend of Jack Welch and is the newly appointed Executive Director of the Jack Welch Management Institute (JWMI) at Chancellor University in Cleveland, Ohio. Before getting re-connected to Jack Welch through JWMI, Dr. Kerr was formerly the Chief Learning Officer at GE where he and Welch first collaborated. More recently, he is a senior advisor...