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2014-10-20 12:35:41

Trojan(TM) Brand Condoms' recent study finds only 41 percent of college aged adults report always using a condom EWING, N.J., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oregon State University tops the Trojan(TM) Sexual Health Report Card for the first time in the history of the rankings, making an unprecedented jump from No. 26 to the No. 1 spot in the 2014 rankings. The 9(th) annual study sponsored by the makers of Trojan(TM) Brand Condoms and conducted by Sperling's BestPlaces, calls attention to the...

2014-10-20 12:30:51

DALLAS, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Joseph Takahashi, Chairman of Neuroscience at UT Southwestern Medical Center since 2009, has been elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), a component of the prestigious National Academies of Sciences. Dr. Takahashi - known for landmark discoveries in the field of circadian (daily) rhythm - was among 70 new national members and 10 foreign associates announced today by the organization, which addresses national health issues....

2014-10-17 23:00:42

While the world is understandably focused on the appropriate protocols and protective gear for health care workers, the critical role of nursing education must also be considered. The National League for Nursing endorses the need to co-create partnerships between academic and clinical practice to strengthen the educational foundation for providing safe, effective quality care. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 News that two nurses in Dallas have been infected with the deadly Ebola...

2014-10-17 12:33:32

BOCA RATON, Fla. and BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lynn University and Watson University announced Saturday, Oct. 11, during the Millennium Campus Conference, a partnership that will enable Watson students to earn a degree through Lynn's innovative iPad program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141017/152782 Boulder, Colorado-based Watson allows for students who are interested in topics such as global development and social entrepreneurship to gain a...

2014-10-17 12:28:26

BOSTON, Oct. 17­, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Biomedical engineering student Quan Nguyen is one of only 20 students nationwide selected by the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society as a 2014 Oberndorf Lifeline to Completion Scholar. Nguyen received the $1,000 scholarship for having maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA while enrolled at the College as a Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) member in good standing. The Oberndorf scholarship assists PTK members in overcoming unanticipated...

2014-10-17 12:21:48

LIVONIA, Mich., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tower International, Inc. [NYSE: TOWR], a leading integrated global manufacturer of engineered automotive structural metal components and assemblies, announced that Alison Davis-Blake, Dean of the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, has been elected today to the company's Board of Directors. She replaces Jonathan Gallen, who resigned due to other commitments. Prior to becoming Dean at Ross in 2011,...

2014-10-16 23:15:26

Miss UVI Elisa Thomas made history when she won the title of Miss National Black College Alumni (NBCA) Hall of Fame – becoming the first Miss UVI to win that crown. U.S. Virgin Islands (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Miss UVI Elisa Thomas made history when she won the title of Miss National Black College Alumni (NBCA) Hall of Fame – becoming the first Miss UVI to win that crown. Thomas competed against 20 other college queens from Historically Black Colleges and Universities from across the...

2014-10-16 16:31:37

Prize Recognizes Exemplary Efforts to Engage Communities with Arts & Sciences MADISON, Wis., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Phi Beta Kappa Society ( BK), the nation's oldest and most-widely known academic honor society, presents the Wisconsin Science Festival with the Key of Excellence Award and its $10,000 prize at a reception tonight celebrating the arts and sciences at the Town Center of the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery. Photo -...

2014-10-16 16:31:35

Somerset hotel features well-appointed suites with easy access to Rutgers stadium SOMERSET, N.J., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Football fans coming in town for the Rutgers vs. Wisconsin game will score big on comfortable and convenient accommodations at the Residence Inn Somerset. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141016/152513 A first-ever matchup between the two Big Ten Conference teams, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights and Wisconsin Badgers game will bring fans...

2014-10-15 23:01:26

Chicago Area Students and Parents Are Invited to Attend Free Minority Student Medical Career Fair Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 What: The AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) will host free medical career awareness workshops and a recruitment fair for minority college and high school students. The events will give students, parents, pre-health advisers, school administrators, and other interested individuals the opportunity to meet and interact with representatives...


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'.