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2014-10-22 23:11:11

Multi-award winning San Diego heating & air conditioning, restoration, and plumbing company proud to support Business Development Director. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Bill Howe Plumbing, one of the largest family-owned and operated companies, has been providing the best San Diego plumbers since 1980. And in the past 34 years, they have also added to the company by adding divisions in San Diego heating & air conditioning, restoration, and flood services, further...

2014-10-22 23:01:29

AdjunctProfessorLink.com provides a resource for connecting ADJUNCTS: professional educators and expert instructors with institutions of higher education. AdjunctProfessorlink.com makes the process efficient and allows schools to be selective in hiring adjunct teachers. Valparaiso, Indiana (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Kathleen Gibson’s involvement in higher education administration and her experience as an adjunct professor inspired her to launch AdjunctProfessorlink.com. With over 12...

2014-10-22 12:27:56

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill today announced the results of an independent investigation conducted by former federal prosecutor Kenneth Wainstein into past academic irregularities at Carolina and took immediate action to address the findings. Today's actions build on the reforms already undertaken in the years since first learning about the issues. Mr. Wainstein's investigation found: -- Two people within...

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...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.