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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....

2010-09-13 14:00:00

Incoming group excels not only academically -- almost half speak more than one language, more than half from Michigan, half are female ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 5,100 applied, but only 170 were chosen to join University of Michigan's incoming 2010 Medical School class, bringing top flight grades and resumes packed full of diverse experiences. Members of the class, which began studies at U-M this summer, have more than good grades and tremendous test...

2010-08-24 05:05:00

DETROIT, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Business Accelerator Network for Southeast Michigan, a new region-wide network for building and retaining new business in southeast Michigan, today announces the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition, an international business plan competition designed to highlight Michigan as a robust and vibrant venue for innovation and business opportunity. The New Economy Initiative for Southeast Michigan has granted Ann Arbor SPARK $750,000 to launch the...

2010-08-17 09:30:00

Centre County Students Recognized as One Millionth Visitors ROCK SPRINGS, Centre Co., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding today marked a major milestone for the Pennsylvania Woodmobile, as the sustainable wood products classroom on wheels celebrated one million visitors. The traveling classroom, which first hit the road in 2002, has appeared in 64 counties throughout the state at nearly 450 events, from schools to the Pennsylvania Farm Show in...

2010-07-12 15:26:00

CHICAGO, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago State University (CSU) Athletics Director Sudie Davis announces the hiring of Chicago native Tracy Dildy as the new head coach of the University's men's basketball team. Dildy becomes the 12th head coach in the program's 35-year history and brings a wealth of experience at the NCAA Division I level as a top recruiter and respected assistant coach. "This is a bittersweet moment in my life to leave my Alma Mater, the University of Illinois at...

2010-05-04 14:08:00

INDIANAPOLIS, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- With today's announcement of a new $16 million federal "Beacon Communities" grant for Central Indiana, Indiana's leadership in health information technology (HIT) has now attracted $49.5 million in total federal funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The latest grant comes through the Beacon Communities Cooperative Agreement Program administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Under this grant, a wide...

2010-02-24 10:33:00

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- How do I find entry-level positions that will prepare me for a successful future? Can I be doing more now to prepare for what comes next? These questions and more, along with paper deadlines, presentations and exams, are bouncing around in the minds of college students throughout the nation, but only so much can be taught in the classroom. With that in mind, a newly developed liberal arts course at Penn State University offers students the...

2010-02-10 09:14:00

LANSING, Mich., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Department of Treasury, in partnership with the Michigan College Access Network, today announced the start of the Michigan College Access Portal (MiCAP). The portal is a statewide initiative which will provide free support for all students and families in Michigan to simplify the process of transitioning from high school to college and career. The State has worked to identify the best possible services available to families nationwide...

2010-01-26 05:32:00

AMSTERDAM, January 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elsevier announced today that the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) has agreed to acquire the complete ScienceDirect eBooks collections for 2008, 2009, and 2010. As a result, libraries and patrons in CIC member institutions will be able to access over 1,300 titles across 18 science, technical and medical subject areas. CIC member institutions include Indiana University, Michigan State University, Northwestern University,...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.