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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...

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2010-11-18 10:15:00

The national job market for college graduates should rebound slightly next year as many large corporations end hiring freezes and small, fast-growth companies continue helping reshape the economy, according to Michigan State University's 2010-11 Recruiting Trends report. Overall hiring is expected to increase 3 percent, with bachelor's-level and MBA-level hiring both surging 10 percent, said Phil Gardner, director of MSU's Collegiate Employment Research Institute, which conducted the survey...

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2010-11-13 06:46:41

A five-year, $5 million grant will create a center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to put research ethics resources at the fingertips of researchers nationwide The National Science Foundation (NSF) has recently taken definitive steps to ensure that the science and engineering community has valuable resources at its disposal to make informed, ethical, responsible decisions in research projects and professional practices. After soliciting feedback from the community, NSF has...

2010-10-21 12:14:00

TROY, Mich., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- North American Bancard, a leader in the payment processing industry, today announced its sponsorship of the University of Michigan's College of Engineering's 48-Hour Mobile Applications Hackathon (http://tinyurl.com/24tzbcd). Organized by Elliot Soloway, an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) the "North American Bancard Pay Anywhere 48-Hour Mobile Apps Hackathon at the University of...

2010-09-20 11:04:00

DETROIT, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Walbridge is set to become the first construction company in Michigan to receive the Star Award for safety and health excellence from the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA). Under the new Michigan Voluntary Protection Program for Construction (MVPPC), Walbridge is being commended for its exemplary safety program and practices at the Couzens Hall renovation project on the campus of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor....


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