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2013-11-15 23:02:38

Leader from retailing industry and university realms to convene for special gala. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 What: The Jay H. Baker Retailing Center at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is celebrating its tenth anniversary with a gala at the Annenberg Center on the Philadelphia campus on November 19. This interdisciplinary research center, led by Wharton marketing professor Barbara Kahn, was established by Patty and Jay Baker, a 1956 Wharton graduate and...

2013-11-15 23:01:53

Covaron Advanced Materials wins second overall, REL Inc. wins third overall, and Inmatech Inc. wins Alternative Energy Sector. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Over 50 Michigan entrepreneurs pitched their businesses during the semi-final round of the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition, which took place in Detroit earlier this week. NextEnergy provides ongoing support to 11 of the companies that made it to the semi-finals, and three of those companies took home cash prizes...

2013-11-15 23:01:05

Academy of Art University is pleased to announce that Dr. Elisa Stephens, President of Academy of Art University, has been invited to speak at The International New York Times Luxury Conference Series in Singapore. Dr. Stephens will talk about “The Asian Wave of Talent” during the afternoon of Thursday, November 21, 2013. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Elisa Stephens, President of Academy of Art University, has been invited to speak at The International New York Times...

2013-11-14 13:27:10

Research on brain-computer interface will be presented at the International Human-Centered Robotics Symposium, and UC's work to pioneer a human-centered robotics curriculum will be discussed. If you think with the release of every new i-device the world is getting closer to thought-controlled smart tech and robotic personal assistants, you might be right. And thanks in part to work led by the University of Cincinnati's Anca Ralescu, we may be even closer than you realize. Professor...

2013-11-13 23:04:24

Major League Baseball’s EVP of Baseball Operations Joe Torre, New York State Health Commissioner Nirav Shah, MD, and US Navy’s Rear Admiral Scott P. Moore To Headline As Speakers New York, NY (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is hosting its second annual SINAInnovations event, and bringing together leaders from medicine, engineering, professional baseball, the performing arts, and the military to discuss the power of teamwork. “SINAInnovations:...

2013-11-12 23:03:18

CareerTech VISION 2013, an annual event held by the Association for Career and Technical Education, will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada, December 4-7, 2013. Alexandria, Virginia (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Who: The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE), the nation’s largest not-for-profit education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for successful careers. What: CareerTech VISION 2013 – ACTE’s annual event, redesigned...

Exoskeleton Could Benefit Elderly Patients, Stroke Patients And Paraplegics
2013-11-12 12:08:48

[ Watch The Video: Exoskeleton Animation ] University of Cincinnati Researchers are studying human movement as they work on creating an exoskeleton to benefit elderly patients, stroke patients and paraplegics. What if certain patients could get a bionic pick-up without undergoing the pain and lengthy recovery of surgery? University of Cincinnati researchers are working on just that idea, with the start of an exoskeleton to support people who – through age or injury – are...

2013-11-11 23:23:47

Many Patents and Innovations in the Traffic Control Industry http://www.traffixdevices.com San Clemente, CA (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 From a list of over 25,000 Cal Poly Pomona Engineering Alumni, Jack Kulp, Founder and CEO of TrafFix Devices, Inc. was chosen as one of 22 Engineers to be part of the inaugural class of the Engineering Hall of Fame. This new Hall of Fame will serve to recognize distinguished engineers and their achievements as well as inspire future generations of...

2013-11-11 23:04:57

Despite a 1 percent increase in women serving on local boards, only 11 percent of the total 1,877 board seats are held by women. Fairfax, Va. (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 Women in Technology (WIT), the premier organization contributing to the success of professional women in the Washington, D.C.- area technology community, today released the third research report conducted by American University’s Kogod School of Business titled “2013 Women Board Directors in Maryland, Virginia and...

2013-11-11 12:24:57

Conference selects LiveU for end-to-end production of championships and regular-season games HACKENSACK, N.J., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Commissioner Mike Aresco has announced that the American Athletic Conference ("The American") has selected LiveU to power its new digital sports network in a package that includes live video production, transmission, and asset delivery. LiveU will be responsible for the production, uplink, and asset delivery of 38 games and events in the...