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2014-08-06 23:04:20

Second Annual Event Is Planned for March 21-28 with Another Week Chockfull of Interactive Activities Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Even with the wild success of the inaugural Atlanta Science Festival, its organizers know there’s still more exploring left to be done to satisfy the Metro region’s ongoing curiosity when it comes to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). With that in mind, the Festival today announced dates for the second annual event in March 2015....

2014-06-10 08:22:53

Paper Chemistry Foundation Gift Supports Future of Forest Bioproducts Research and Education ATLANTA, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Georgia Institute of Technology has received a $43.6 million gift from the Institute of Paper Chemistry Foundation (IPCF). This major grant, one of the single largest gifts in Georgia Tech's history, affirms the Institute's position as a leading driver of the future of the forest bioproducts industry. "We are extremely grateful to the...

2014-06-04 08:34:03

ATLANTA, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has dismissed its civil lawsuit against Parker H. "Pete" Petit. The dismissal comes five years after the SEC began its investigation and weeks before it was scheduled for trial. Regarding the SEC, Mr. Petit stated, "I very much appreciate the role the SEC plays in policing the markets and protecting the public from unscrupulous practices. I am also pleased the SEC has decided to dismiss the case...

2014-05-28 08:28:34

Adds Comic Book Programming, Moves to Four Days of Programming ATLANTA, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta's Animation and Gaming Convention, MomoCon, held during Memorial Day Weekend (May 23-25, 2014), concluded their 10(th) successful event with a flurry of announcements about next year's MomoCon. A new venue was announced along with an expansion to four days and an addition of comic book programming. This year's MomoCon was held for the first time in two hotels, the Atlanta...

2014-05-23 08:25:12

Research Center Moves to Next Level Expanding Scope, Opportunity and Commitment ATLANTA, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Georgia Tech is pleased to announce a broader research mission, additional resources and a new name for the Institute of Paper Science and Technology [IPST], one of Georgia Tech's 10 interdisciplinary research institutes. IPST is being renamed the Renewable Bioproducts Institute (RBI) effective June 1, 2014. Over the past decade, the research mission of IPST has...

2014-05-20 08:30:23

MomoCon Welcomes Fun for the Whole Family During Memorial Day Weekend 2014 ATLANTA, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This weekend, MomoCon Animation and Gaming Convention returns to Atlanta from May 23-25th, promising three days of fun and excitement for all-ages fans of Japanese anime, American animation, and video and tabletop gaming. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140304/CL76160 This year marks the first year that MomoCon will take place during Memorial Day Weekend in the...

2014-05-13 08:29:12

Ten Year Old Anime and Gaming Convention Brings Together Talent, Hiring Authorities ATLANTA, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MomoCon Animation and Gaming Convention - held in Atlanta on Memorial Day Weekend 2014 (May 23rd - 25th) - is proud to announce that they are hosting the First MomoCon Job Fair, focusing on careers in the gaming and entertainment industries. The job fair is presented in conjunction with The Technology Alliance of Georgia (TAG). The TAG/MomoCon Job fair will be...

2014-05-12 23:00:33

Event Provides Real-World Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Relevance in Classrooms across Georgia Atlanta - Georgia (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 TAG Education Collaborative (TAG-Ed), the Technology Association of Georgia’s charitable organization dedicated to preparing the next-generation workforce, celebrated the second Georgia STEM Day on May 9, 2014. Over 620,000 participating students and educators from across the state engaged in innovative STEM-based learning activities....

2014-05-06 08:28:50

MomoCon Prepares Year Round to Put On the Best Convention Possible ATLANTA, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MomoCon Animation and Gaming Convention returns to Atlanta on Memorial Day Weekend 2014 (May 23rd - 25th) with the expectation of historical growth for fan run convention. In 2013, MomoCon exceeded all expectations and set a new attendance record of 12,200 people growing by 42% over 2012. Anticipated growth for 2014 has convention planners preparing for a similar increase in...

2014-05-01 23:04:26

Local and National Executives in Business Intelligence, Analytics and Big Data Announced as Headliners for Atlanta’s Branch of Global Conference Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Analytics software company Emcien, in partnership with International Big Data Week, announced today the top speakers representing innovation and leadership at Atlanta’s branch of the global conference. The Big Data Week initiative is a weeklong series of events founded by Media140 in London and organized...


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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