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2014-03-28 23:02:43

Argent Associates President and CEO, Beatriz Manetta, will deliver the 2014 Female Entrepreneur Lecture on Friday, March 28, 2014 at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Madison, NJ (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Betty Manetta will give the Female Entrepreneur Lecture at FDU, which will be held after the awards ceremony for the 2014 New Jersey Idea Competition. The competition is a program designed to nurture an entrepreneurial mindset among high school students. The event will begin with a reception...

2013-09-10 08:30:10

Survey Data Show Ease of Making Appointment Cited #1 as "Very Important" by more than 4,200 Adults Eligible for NY State Health Plan Marketplace BRONX, N.Y., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New Yorkers are savvy consumers when it comes to discerning the most important services offered by a health insurance plan. A recent survey of more than 4,200 adults throughout New York City and surrounding counties, conducted by the academic polling group at Fairleigh Dickinson University's PublicMind,...

2013-08-30 08:24:13

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Aug. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, September 17, New Jersey and New York City area businesses, community, tourism and civic organizations will gather at Fairleigh Dickinson University for a one-day, high impact event called "The Conference." A first of its kind event, The Conference is open to any area business, community or non-profit organization interested in capitalizing on the economic uplift presented by the influx of over 230,000 spectators coming to...

2013-06-05 08:29:19

New Online Resource - www.LowerMyTrigs.com - Helps Patients Understand Triglycerides and Talk with Their Doctors About Management of High Triglyceride Levels MADISON, N.J., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Although managing high levels of triglycerides, or fats in the bloodstream, can be important for cardiovascular health, a new survey shows that most Americans have little understanding of these fats and the importance of managing them appropriately. The survey, conducted by Fairleigh...

2013-04-09 12:30:13

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) and Fairleigh Dickinson University's PublicMind, today, released the results of their six year study of the effectiveness of drug-testing in the prevention of substance abuse among New Jersey middle school students. For several years, some New Jersey middle schools have asked parents for permission to carry out random drug testing in the school. Now, the first longitudinal study...

2011-02-03 15:00:00

MADISON, N.J., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fairleigh Dickinson University and Medco Health Solutions, Inc. today announced that the company has made a commitment of $5 million to support the opening of a new school of pharmacy in fall 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100609/MEDCOLOGO) The Medco School of Pharmacy at Fairleigh Dickinson University will become New Jersey's first pharmacy school affiliated with an independent university. The school, operating within the...

2010-12-13 09:00:00

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the most recent statewide poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University's (FDU) PublicMind(TM) conducted on behalf of Palisades Insurance, 22% of New Jersey residents have no knowledge of the New Jersey state law that mandates that motorists must stop -- and remain stopped -- for pedestrians in the crosswalk. Additionally, 30% of those polled said that they are not aware of distracted drivers on the road when crossing the street...

2010-07-27 10:00:00

MADISON, N.J., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Jennifer Lehr, chair of the department of communication studies and director of the master of arts program in corporate and organizational communication at Fairleigh Dickinson University, announced last week that Michael Schneider of Global Crossing will be serving as the inaugural chair of the program's Corporate Advisory Board. "The Advisory Board has been in place since 2004, and we are excited that we can now have someone from the corporate...

2010-02-23 15:39:00

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the U.S. Labor Department, employment opportunities for health information and medical records professionals are expected to increase by twenty percent in the next eight years -- far outpacing the growth rate of other occupations. Technological advances and proposed legislation mandating electronic health records are expanding opportunities for individuals trained in Health Information Management (HIM) in a wide variety of...

2008-09-10 15:00:30

By VIRGINIA ROHAN On a stage at the College of St. Elizabeth in Morristown, the guest professor from Brown University is lecturing about why the 2008 presidential election is such a crucial one. Her audience is quiet and attentive. And as she mentions key moments from past presidential campaigns, many heads some of them bald, some of them gray nod in recognition. Baby boomers comprise a large part of the student body of One Day University a two-year-old program that brings professors...