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2014-05-20 08:33:48

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Young people from Baltimore to Richmond impacted by Huntington Disease -- a hereditary, progressively degenerative brain disorder that leads to death and has no cure -- now have easy access to a broad range of support services, thanks to a pioneering international partnership spearheaded by the Huntington Disease Care, Education and Research Center at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Photo -...

2014-04-25 12:29:43

SAN FRANCISCO, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, UberConference announced that its CEO and co-founder, Craig Walker, has been selected to receive the 2014 Georgetown Entrepreneurial Excellence Award for Outstanding Alumni Entrepreneur. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140425/78610 Nominated by the Georgetown alumni community, Craig was chosen by the board of the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Alliance for exhibiting a high level of innovation and service to the...

2014-04-23 08:32:23

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The only comprehensive, multidisciplinary center in Washington, D.C., that focuses on care, education and research for Huntington's Disease, a hereditary, progressively degenerative brain disorder that has no cure, has added a clinic in Maryland and is opening another in Virginia. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140422/77314 Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140422/77315 A joint effort that Georgetown University...

2014-03-17 23:02:14

Award-winning SEO Services company, 180Fusion, guest lectures at Georgetown University’s Technology Management capstone class for master’s students. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 180Fusion gave an information-packed lecture to graduate students at Georgetown University’s Technology Management capstone course. Recognized nationally as a leader in PPC management, SEO services, and Social Media Marketing, 180Fusion is a leader in internet marketing. 180Fusion partnered with...

2014-03-10 08:30:20

NEW YORK, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Management Health Solutions (MHS) has partnered with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital to utilize its OptIC(TM) Inventory Service. The implementation of the OptIC Inventory Service will enhance visibility and accountability in the hospital's supply chain. MHS' comprehensive technology and specialty services platform will help MedStar Georgetown realize significant, recurring, hard-dollar, P&L savings on their supply spend. With...

2014-02-20 23:02:13

Event Technology Company Builds on Experience Powering New Student Orientation to Create App for Upcoming Alumni Weekend San Francisco and Washington (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 DoubleDutch, the leading provider of mobile event applications, today announced an ongoing partnership with Georgetown University. After successfully deploying a mobile application for Georgetown’s New Student Orientation (NSO) program in August of 2013, DoubleDutch will provide additional applications for...

2014-01-15 20:21:27

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- / Continental Who's Who/ -- Dr. Francis Palumbo, M.D. is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Medicine as a result of his role as a Pediatrician with Spring Valley Pediatrics. An integral part of the Spring Valley Pediatrics staff, Dr. Palumbo is dedicated to providing excellence in all aspects of infant, child, adolescent and young adult medical care. His scope of practice extends from prenatal...

2013-11-19 23:01:29

A bipartisan majority of those surveyed said they wanted all children in their state to have health care coverage. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 A new Georgetown University Center for Children and Families (CCF) report found that the uninsured rate for children continues to decline, while most Americans think the rate is increasing. A national survey by PerryUndem Research and Communications commissioned by the research center found that most Americans believe the last five...

2013-09-18 23:20:59

Transformative gift from alumnus Frank H. McCourt, Jr. will forge a new approach to public policy education (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Georgetown University today announced that it will make a transformational impact on the field of public policy through a gift of $100 million. The gift, from Frank H. McCourt, Jr. (C’75), is the largest in the university’s history and will endow the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University. The McCourt School for Public Policy will...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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