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2011-09-13 07:30:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) announced the launch of a new partnership with Zipcar, Inc., the world's leading car-sharing network, to offer a car-sharing program on campus. The cost-effective and convenient transportation option is now available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to students, faculty and staff 18 years and older. The Zipcar program at UIC launched with eight cars to start, five of which are located...

2011-09-07 14:46:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Indiana University announced it has chosen Courseload Inc. as its platform for providing students and faculty with access to digital textbooks and course materials. The leading innovator in the aggregation, delivery and use of e-textbooks and course materials, Courseload's device and content source-neutral platform is now available to more than 150,000 students at partner colleges and universities in multiple states making the transition to...

2011-09-01 11:13:00

DETROIT, Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the start of football season, DealChicken.com and Fanatic U have teamed up to provide fans with $40 worth of University of Michigan (UM) or Michigan State University (MSU) sports apparel for $20. The deal will be available online at DealChicken.com/detroit-mi beginning Friday, September 2, 2011 through Monday, September 5, 2011. In addition, two lucky fans will win a pair of tickets to the UM vs. MSU game on October 15th, 2011 in East...

2011-08-29 07:00:00

Graduate and undergraduate students from across North America competed for top honors in the first WeedOlympics sponsored by the Northeastern, North Central, Southern and Western Weed Science Societies. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) August 29, 2011 University students from Guelph, Ohio State, Purdue and Virginia Tech took top honors in the recent WeedOlympics, an event recognizing the best student weed scientists in North America. The July 26-27 event on the campus of the University of...

2011-03-28 13:59:00

Major Scientific and Clinical Conference to Take Place August 2011 CHICAGO, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair (ACWHTR) is a non-profit organization founded by faculty from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and the Angiogenesis Foundation (Cambridge, MA) in 2010. Created to develop a formal, clinically-based, educational curriculum in wound healing for physicians, the goal of the ACWHTR is to bring the practice of...

2011-03-09 14:30:00

DETROIT, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michigan film students are doing their part to boost the state's film industry, and their hard work is about to show. On Wednesday, March 30, students from Michigan State University, University of Michigan and Wayne State University will premiere their first co-produced film. "Appleville" was created, directed, produced and edited by 22 students from the three universities who were part of the groundbreaking Michigan Creative Film Alliance...

2011-02-16 17:05:46

College students who consider dropping out are particularly sensitive to a handful of critical events including depression and loss of financial aid, according to a study led by Michigan State University scholars. Surprisingly, however, other events such as a death in the family and students' failure to get their intended major did not have a significant influence on their intention to drop out, said Tim Pleskac, MSU assistant professor of psychology and lead researcher on the project. By...

2011-01-26 06:00:00

DETROIT, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Alliance for the National Children's Study (MANCS) today announced the launch of the National Children's Study (NCS) in Wayne County. Wayne County is the first of five Michigan counties to participate in what is the largest long-term study of children's health in the U.S. The study will document the effects of the social and physical environment on children's health from pregnancy to age 21. 100,000 families nationwide will participate...

2011-01-25 00:02:13

Ricardo Estrada has been named the new President and CEO of Metropolitan Family Services, effective March 1, 2011. Metropolitan Family Services is one of Chicago's first and largest human services organizations. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 24, 2011 "“ Ricardo (Ric) Estrada has been named the new President and CEO of Metropolitan Family Services, effective March 1, 2011. Metropolitan Family Services is one of Chicago's first and largest human services organizations and today provides a...

2010-12-13 12:17:00

PARK RIDGE, Ill., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Big Ten Conference today made several announcements that complete a series of decisions prompted by the upcoming addition of the University of Nebraska - Lincoln as the conference's 12th member school. The conference revealed a new logo to be used for all sports beginning with the 2011-12 academic year and also unveiled names for its two football divisions and a list of names for 18 trophies to honor coaches, teams and student-athletes...