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2013-04-15 16:27:12

LINCOLN, Neb., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Past scholarship recipients are reaping rewards as UNL opens the window for new scholarship applicants to win $900 that can be applied toward the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Online Food Processing Management Certificate program. The online program is based on UNL's work with nearly 3,000 food processors around the world over the past three decades. The course teaches what the professionals at UNL believe managers and supervisors...

2013-04-08 23:00:28

Nursing students from the University of Illinois at Chicago recently attended the National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA) Annual Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina thanks in-part to support from men's scrubs store Murse World. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 Thanks in-part to support from men´s scrubs store Murse World, nursing students at the University of Illinois at Chicago recently attended the National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA) Annual Convention in Charlotte,...

Workers Want Life Outside Of The Workplace
2013-02-21 10:59:19

Michigan State University A memo to employers: Just because your workers live alone doesn´t mean they don´t have lives beyond the office. New research at Michigan State University suggests the growing number of workers who are single and without children have trouble finding the time or energy to participate in non-work interests, just like those with spouses and kids. Workers struggling with work-life balance reported less satisfaction with their lives and jobs and more...

2013-01-28 12:23:49

WIXOM, Mich., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ArtServe Michigan today released its second Creative State Michigan report detailing FY 2010 economic impact data from 346 nonprofit arts and cultural organizations that together contributed more than half a billion dollars in expenditures alone to Michigan's economy in 2010. Learn more at www.CreativeStateMI.org. The report reveals significant growth of arts-related jobs and businesses from 2006 to 2011; arts-related jobs increased by 15 percent...

2013-01-23 12:22:25

LANSING, Mich., Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan's University Research Corridor (URC) generated $15.5 billion in economic impact statewide, exceeded $2 billion in annual research expenditures and awarded more than 31,600 degrees in one year, placing it at or near the top of seven university innovation clusters in the U.S., according to a new Economic Impact Report released today. The URC - consisting of Michigan State University, the University of Michigan and Wayne State University -...

Sharing Space Breeds Collaboration
2012-10-26 15:18:08

University of Michigan A new University of Michigan study shows that when researchers share a building, and especially a floor, the likelihood of forming new collaborations and obtaining funding increases dramatically. The findings have wide relevance to corporations, as well. “Our analyses clearly show that there are benefits to co-location,” said Jason Owen-Smith, an associate professor of sociology and organizational studies. Researchers who occupy the same building...

2012-10-23 07:29:31

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has finally reached its climax, overthrowing the reigning champion, Columbia University, to take the number one spot in the 7th annual Trojan Sexual Health Report Card. The annual study from the maker of Trojan® Brand Condoms and conducted by Sperling's BestPlaces calls attention to the state of sexual health on campuses nationwide by ranking them according to accessibility of sexual health...

2012-10-16 11:24:50

DETROIT, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Former University of Michigan head football coach Lloyd Carr and former Michigan State University head football coach George Perles will speak about the importance of coaching and mentoring youth at the Coaches for Kids Maize 'N' Green Tailgate benefitting VIP Mentoring at Ford Field in Detroit on Thursday, October 18, 2012 beginning at 5:30pm. The event will also include performances by the Michigan State University Marching Band and the University of...

2012-09-19 10:27:17

KEEGO HARBOR, Mich., Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Munetrix, LLC continues to demonstrate fiscal transparency leadership by being named a semi-finalist in the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition. This achievement places Munetrix in a select field of innovative "Stage 2.0" startup companies that will present their plans in mid-November. The top companies will receive cash and other financial incentives that can be used for operations and business development, with an end goal...

2012-09-14 06:26:55

DEFOREST, Wis., Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kent Rawhouser, WLS, CMP, President of A&J Specialty Services, has been appointed to Advisory Board for the University of Wisconsin Family Business Center. The University of Wisconsin Family Business Center (UW-FBC) is a membership organization serving the needs of family businesses throughout and beyond the state of Wisconsin by providing resources, tools, knowledge, and a sense of community to those involved in a family business. The...