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2014-08-04 12:20:44

Vehicle and low-friction seal display part of company's event support TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies (Freudenberg-NOK) will host two Concordia University students, along with their award-winning SAE Supermileage(®) vehicle, at this year's Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminars (CAR MBS) in Traverse City, Michigan. The seminars, which take place August 4 to 7 at the Grand Traverse Resort & Spa, bring...

2014-06-09 12:29:40

New program offers flexible learning options to earn advanced health care degree ST. PAUL, Minn., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Concordia University, St. Paul is expanding options for nurses seeking an advanced degree by offering an online RN to BS in Nursing degree completion program beginning in August 2014. This degree program is designed for registered nurses who are interested in career advancement by furthering their knowledge of the nursing profession and the...

2014-06-03 12:36:53

Best-selling author and nationally recognized fitness expert will share strategies for maximizing success in business and personal life at free event. ST. PAUL, Minn., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ben Greenfield, award-winning fitness expert and entrepreneur, will be speaking live on the Concordia University, St. Paul campus on Tuesday, June 10 at 7 p.m. CST "10 Tips for Achieving the Most Out of Business, Body and Life," will discuss Greenfield's practical, real-life...

2014-04-22 14:26:49

Concordia University study shows predicting their own behaviors and being watched makes consumers more likely to buy environmentally friendly products Whether it’s recycling, composting or buying environmentally friendly products, guilt can be a strong motivator — not just on Earth Day. Now, research from Concordia University's John Molson School of Business published in the Journal of Business Ethics, proves that even just asking ourselves, or predicting, whether we will engage in...

2014-04-10 09:41:54

International study finds that 94 per cent of people experience unwanted, intrusive thoughts People who check whether their hands are clean or imagine their house might be on fire are not alone. New research from Concordia University and 15 other universities worldwide shows that 94 per cent of people experience unwanted, intrusive thoughts, images and/or impulses. The international study, which was co-authored by Concordia psychology professor Adam Radomsky and published in the Journal...

2014-04-01 15:34:43

New research from Concordia University suggests that in innovative industries, companies may want to hire outside the bloodline From the Murdochs to the Hiltons, families have long sought to keep their businesses in the bloodline. But new research from Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business shows that’s not necessarily the best method of management. The recent study, published in the journal Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, shows that if the family business is...

2014-02-17 08:27:06

RIVER FOREST, Ill., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Baby Boomers head into their golden years, the U.S. is poised to experience a massive demographic shift. By 2030, the population age 65+ is expected to nearly double from 43 million to 73 million. The 'oldest old'--those 85+--are projected to surge from six to nine million. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140217/PH66037-a)(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140217/PH66037-b) "Well-trained gerontologists are...

2013-12-30 08:27:06

TSX: CXR TORONTO, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Concordia Healthcare Corp., an integrated, specialty healthcare company focused on the acquisition of legacy pharmaceutical products, the acquisition and development of orphan drugs, and distribution of medical devices servicing the diabetic population announced today that it has filed a submission with Health Canada for approval to market Ulesfia® in Canada. "The filing of Ulesfia® with Health Canada begins the expansion of our...

2013-12-18 13:19:02

Trauma of forced displacement alleviated by house-beautification From the Holocaust to the Cambodian Civil War to the Somali refugee crisis, the past century has been rife with mass forced migrations. According to a recent study by the UN Refugee Agency, over 42 million people worldwide are currently displaced from their homes. When it comes time to rebuild, these victims of home-destruction, or “domicide,” are often given only the bare essentials and told to make do. That is...

2013-09-18 12:07:39

Buyers quicker to perceive benefits from products they touch, Concordia research proves Can world-saving claims like “not tested on animals” and “phosphate free,” help sell bottles of shampoo and bars of soap? A new study from Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business proves such statements can make consumers more likely to buy, especially when one’s sense of touch is appealed to alongside one’s sense of social justice. In a paper recently published in the...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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