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2014-04-08 23:01:23

Educational development company Wil-Do uses interactive technology to engage students. HACKENSACK, N.J (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Going beyond traditional GED test preparation courses, the educational entrepreneurs behind New Jersey-based educational development company Wil-Do, Inc., were determined to create a more natural method for students to learn material for their adult high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) test. Utilizing interactive technology and video, the...

2014-04-08 08:39:12

New Common-Core aligned test provides affordable option for more than 140,000 annual test takers in seven states SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Department of Education has announced that they have selected CTB/McGraw-Hill's TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion(TM)) test as a state-approved assessment leading to a high school equivalency certificate. The decision is the latest development in an ongoing movement by states across the country to identify...

2014-04-08 08:31:58

Houston Astronaut and Nationally Renowned Innovation and Science Education Expert Dr. Mae C. Jemison Applauds STEM Education-to-Workforce Pipeline as First-of-its-Kind BAYTOWN, Texas, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As demand grows in Greater Houston for more skilled and diverse STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) workers, Bayer Corporation is meeting the challenge by investing more than $400,000 to strengthen STEM education and create a continuous STEM...

2014-04-07 16:25:37

In the news release, Diagnostic Disease Group Wins Cupid's Cup National Business Competition Chaired by Under Armour Founder and CEO, issued 07-Apr-2014 by Robert H. Smith School of Business over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that all references to "Diagnostic Disease Group" should read "Disease Diagnostic Group." The complete, corrected release follows: Disease Diagnostic Group Wins Cupid's Cup National Business Competition Chaired by Under Armour Founder and CEO COLLEGE...

2014-04-07 16:25:11

COLLEGE PARK, Md., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Diagnostic Disease Group, maker of an inexpensive handheld device that can diagnose malaria in one minute, was named the winner of the 2014 Cupid's Cup Business Competition, chaired by Under Armour Founder and CEO Kevin Plank. The ninth annual event was April 4 at the University of Maryland's College Park campus, hosted by the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. In a last-minute twist to...

2014-04-04 23:39:58

Estheticians, massage therapists and other health and beauty practitioners are invited to join the Association of Holistic Skin Care Professionals (AHSCP) for training events throughout the year. AHSCP is a professional, non-profit association that offers the latest research and information about holistic, noninvasive approaches to health and beauty; this year's Holistic Skin Care Conference will be held October 19th & 20th. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Upcoming Events in...

2014-04-04 23:36:07

12 Teachers and STEMConnector® Honored at Annual Science Education Conference WILMINGTON, Del. (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Today at the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) annual conference in Boston, Mass, DuPont is recognizing 12 STEM (Science, Technology, Education and Mathematics) and AgriScience teachers for teaching excellence; and partner organization STEMConnector® for advancing science education. DuPont will honor the award winners and recognize the impact of great...

2014-04-04 16:24:05

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Developed to promote the education and careers of young scientists, WAC Lighting will sponsor the Invitational Science Fair from 9 AM- 2 PM on Sunday, April 6(th), at Herricks High School. For the past 15 years, The Research Association has hosted a Science Fair symposium that offers over 350 Long Island, NY students the opportunity to present their research experience to esteemed judges from leading institutions and businesses....

2014-04-04 11:44:22

Parents who have not attended college are at a disadvantage when it comes to talking about higher education with their kids – yet these are the students who most need a parent's guidance. A new approach developed and tested by researchers at University of the Pacific's Gladys L. Benerd School of Education may help solve the problem. It was presented today at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. [April 4, 8:15 a.m. EDT, Philadelphia Convention Center...

2014-04-03 16:23:44

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A UNT Health Science Center researcher recognized internationally for his work on hormones and the aging brain has been named dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Meharvan "Sonny" Singh, PhD, who has served as interim dean since January, said he is eager to take on his new role. "I am excited and enthusiastic about the opportunity to serve our faculty, staff and students in my new role," he said. "I look...