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2013-08-08 23:18:22

Edgenuity’s Comprehensive Curriculum and Instructional Model Passes Rigorous State Screening Process Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, today announced that its curriculum and instructional model have been reviewed by the Missouri Department of Education and found to meet state requirements to serve as a Virtual Instruction Program (VIP) courseware provider for grades 6-12. “Edgenuity has met the high...

Dancing Droplets Captured With High-speed Camera For Scientific 'Photo Album'
2013-08-06 13:50:58

Cornell University The splash from rain hitting a windowpane or printer ink hitting paper all comes down to tiny droplets hitting a surface, and what each of those droplets does. Cornell University researchers have produced a high-resolution "photo album" of more than 30 shapes an oscillated drop of water can take. The results, a fundamental insight into how droplets behave, could have applications in everything from inkjet printing to microfluidics. Susan Daniel, assistant professor of...

2013-07-12 23:31:58

Dr. Arthur Brown, Chief & Medical Director for Employee Health & Wellness Services at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, will deliver the keynote address at the 2013 Medgate User Group Conference. Up to 200 OHS professionals from many leading organizations will gather at this conference to discuss best practices in OHS data management. (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Medgate is pleased to announce Dr. Arthur E. Brown as the keynote speaker for its 2013 User Group Conference (UGC). Dr....

Labeling Food Sizes Affects Perceptions
2013-06-25 11:19:08

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The idea of portion control was at the center of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s so-called soda ban, and a new study from a pair of Cornell University researchers has found describing a portion size can affect eating habits in the same way smaller portions can reduce food intake. According to the study published in the journal Health Economics, labeling something as “Regular” or “Double Size” impacts how much people...

2013-06-21 23:04:58

Leading higher education marketing firm mStoner announces the launch of the new Advancement Live channel on the Higher Ed Live network. The first Advancement Live episode airs on Tuesday, July 16, at 1:00 p.m. EDT at http://higheredlive.com/live, and advancement experts Andrew Gossen of Cornell University and Ryan Catherwood of the University of Virginia will host the new channel. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Leading higher education marketing firm mStoner announces the launch of the...

2013-06-13 20:22:32

NEW YORK, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC) announced today that Laurie H. Glimcher, MD, Dean of Weill Cornell Medical College, has been elected to the Board of Trustees. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130613/DC32105 ) Dr. Glimcher is the Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, where she is also Professor of Medicine. In addition, she is Provost for Medical Affairs of Cornell University. Previous to her...

2013-06-04 23:20:06

InterPro Solutions, LLC has announced that Cornell University has chosen EZMaxMobile as the primary mobile solution for its facilities maintenance workforce campus-wide. Wakefield, MA (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 InterPro Solutions, LLC headquartered in Wakefield, Massachusetts has announced that Cornell University has chosen EZMaxMobile as the primary mobile solution for its facilities maintenance workforce campus-wide. EZMaxMobile is being used for maintenance on over 800 buildings, structures,...

2013-05-28 23:03:22

New engineering program at respected Brazilian institution aims to create entrepreneurs and tech innovators to boost Brazilian economy Needham, Mass. (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Olin College of Engineering and Insper, a highly regarded business school in Sao Paulo, have signed an agreement for Olin to assist Insper in the creation of a new and innovative engineering school to complement its business program. The new engineering program, which will be located on Insper´s campus, is scheduled...

2013-05-15 23:25:46

The Cornell University Class of 2015 hosted a 'silent disco' event on April 25th where students danced to music played via wireless headphones. Not only was it students dancing, but the event partnered with a student startup to rent silent disco headphones, announced Jacob Reisch, CEO of Party Headphones. Ithaca, NY (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 On April 25th, hundreds of Cornell University students came together for a live music event where the tunes were played to wireless headphones worn by...

2013-05-10 23:02:48

Dr. Augustine M. K. Choi has been appointed chairman of the Department of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and physician-in-chief at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, effective Aug. 1, 2013. Dr. Choi currently is the Parker B. Francis Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and chief of pulmonary and critical care medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston New York, New York (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Dr. Augustine M. K. Choi has been appointed...