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2011-03-01 00:02:21

A charter member of both the ProSource Hall of Fame and Supreme Protein's Team Supreme, Dean Karnazes has set off on his most astounding and inspiring run yet, a 3,000 mile run from California to New York City. The run, showcased on the popular morning TV show Live! With Regis and Kelly, and organized to benefit the charity Action for Healthy Kids, will take 75 days and cover 17 states plus the District of Columbia, across a wide range of challenging terrains and elevations, in all kinds of...

2011-02-25 12:21:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MapMyRUN, the premier provider of online and mobile mapping and training tools for runners, and Dean Karnazes, world renowned "Ultramarathon Man" and health and fitness advocate, announced today that Karnazes has signed a two year deal to serve as spokesperson for MapMyRUN's web and mobile products. "We are thrilled to get Dean on board with MapMyRUN," said Robin Thurston, Chief Executive of MapMyFITNESS. "Not only is he synonymous with the...

2011-02-01 13:24:00

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Delaware Valley College has named Russell Redding, secretary of agriculture in the Rendell Administration, as Dean of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences. "We consider ourselves extremely fortunate to have such a distinguished public figure transitioning to education at DelVal," said President Joseph S. Brosnan. "The Commonwealth's loss is our gain. Russell will focus on leadership and help us move forward with our new vision...

2011-01-05 08:10:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Business education at the University of St. Thomas -- a hallmark of the university since adding a "commercial course" to its liberal arts curriculum in 1895 -- has earned accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) effective immediately. Less than 5 percent of the world's business schools hold AACSB accreditation, which is widely regarded as the highest standard of quality for business education and...

2010-05-26 13:40:00

WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The George Washington University has named Dr. Lynn R. Goldman, pediatrician and epidemiologist, as dean of the School of Public Health and Health Services (SPHHS). Dr. Goldman will set a vision for the school and help enhance undergraduate and graduate educational and research programs. She will begin her tenure at GW in mid-August. "With her breadth of experience in the field of children's environmental health, public health practice and...

2009-12-22 21:47:00

SHANGHAI, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX), a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical-device research and development outsourcing company with operations in China and the United States, today announced the winners of its third Life Science and Chemistry Awards, held on December 20, 2009, at the China World Hotel in Beijing. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040705/CNM002LOGO ) The theme of this year's awards was Biology in Drug...

2009-12-18 12:52:00

Dean of Stevens' Schaefer School of Engineering & Science will serve two-year term HOBOKEN, N.J., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Michael S. Bruno, Dean of Stevens Institute of Technology's Schaefer School of Engineering & Science, has been appointed to the Naval Research Advisory Committee (NRAC) by the Secretary of the Navy, with the concurrence of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, effective January 2010. The NRAC is a body of 15 civilians pre-eminent in the...

2009-11-20 12:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In his opening address at SCENTworld 2009, Harald H. Vogt, Founder of the Scent Marketing Institute in New York, announced that his organization has reached a close cooperation agreement with UNLV. The Institute will complement UNLV's academic resources with its commercial expertise and provide access to a global network of scent marketing professionals. According to Stuart H. Mann, Dean of UNLV's William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration, "this is...

2009-09-15 22:47:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Regal and magnificent in eggplant-plum, a signature hue of the Fall 2009 season, Oprah Winfrey glided across the star-studded red carpet at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday evening, September 13, 2009, in a gown created by fashion designer Angela Dean, owner of DeanZign.com of Los Angeles. Although Ms. Dean's phone number is on speed-dial by some of the best-dressed women in the entertainment industry, DeanZign is one of Hollywood's...

2009-08-17 06:00:00

First ever-activist toolkit included with an e-book using interactive iPhone technology. WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Vermont Governor and DNC Chairman Emeritus Howard Dean has once again found a new way to use technology to empower grassroots activism. Dean has teamed up with Vermont-based progressive publisher Chelsea Green to release his new book, HOWARD DEAN'S PRESCRIPTION FOR REAL HEALTHCARE REFORM: How We Can Achieve Affordable Medical Care for...


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Beast of Dean
2013-07-31 07:22:47

The Beast of Dean is a cryptid that has also been named Moose-Pig. It is said to live or have lived in the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire, England. It is sometimes described as resembling a moose but with a boar's head, or others say it is an enormous wild boar. Farmers from the village of Parkend in 1802 were menaced by this creature and decided to capture or kill it. It was said it was large enough to crush fences and hedges, fell trees and so on. The hunt produced nothing, and at...

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