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2008-10-29 18:00:25

PPD, Inc. (Nasdaq:PPDI) today announced the Mario Family Foundation has pledged $5 million to the Rutgers University Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy. Dr. Ernest Mario and his wife, Millie, established the foundation, and he serves as chairman of the board of directors at PPD. The pledge was the largest individual gift during the university's 2007-2008 fiscal year and will be used to support graduate fellowships in the pharmacy school. Dr. and Mrs. Mario donated $5 million to the...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.