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2011-08-03 15:42:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global health nonprofit IntraHealth International has named bioethicist and attorney Louise Winstanly to its Board of Directors.

2011-07-29 14:00:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On behalf of the Joint Staff Directorate for Logistics (J-4) and The Department of Defense's DCMO Expeditionary Business Operations Directorate, the Center for Stabilization and Economic Reconstruction (CSER) at the Institute for Defense and Business (IDB) conducted the third offering of its Seminar on Logistics Cooperation for Stabilization and Reconstruction in Chapel Hill, NC.

2011-07-14 07:30:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for Defense and Business (IDB) through its Center for Stabilization and Economic Reconstruction (CSER), continued its support of deploying units of the United States military when it recently conducted a governance and economics conference for the 82nd Airborne Division Headquarters as it prepares for a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan.

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2011-06-30 13:25:00

New research suggests that snacking and super-sizing are two of the worst enemies for dieters, as Americans consume an average of 570 calories more per day than they did in the 1970s.

2011-06-23 07:30:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Depot and Arsenal Executive Leadership Program (DAELP) recognized its eighth class of graduates on May 19, 2011 at The Kenan Institute, on the University of North Carolina Campus in Chapel Hill, N.C.

2011-06-17 09:18:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the afternoon of June 15th the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) and the Institute for Defense and Business (IDB) signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on Department of Defense (DoD) weapon system product support and life cycle management, training, education, research and curriculum development.

2011-05-27 10:46:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From cell phones to enhanced diagnostics, crowd-sourcing, and mobile medical devices, a growing number of innovative technologies--and innovators--are improving access to high-quality health care for vulnerable populations worldwide.

2011-05-26 16:03:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Make sure your summer vacation plans includes a visit to Chapel Hill, NC. Whether you are in town for a day, a weekend getaway, or a week's vacation, there are tons of fun summertime things you just shouldn't miss.

2011-05-26 10:40:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From cell phones to enhanced diagnostics, crowd-sourcing, and mobile medical devices, a growing number of innovative technologies--and innovators--are improving access to high-quality health care for vulnerable populations worldwide.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.