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2014-04-17 16:22:55

USC Annenberg School Announces Call for Entries to Recognize Top Achievements in TV Storylines That Have an Impact on Audiences LOS ANGELES, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Writers and producers are now eligible to submit entries for the annual Sentinel Awards, which since 1999 have honored TV shows and movies that inform, educate and motivate viewers to make choices for healthier and safer lives. The awards are sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and...

2014-04-16 23:00:47

Joel Lueken has been named athletic director at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology in Rapid City, S.D. Lueken currently serves as associate athletic director for William Jewell College in Liberty, Mo. Rapid City, S.D. (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology announced today that Joel Lueken will be its next athletic director. Lueken currently serves as associate athletic director for William Jewell College in Liberty, Mo. Mines President...

2014-04-16 08:31:58

SINGAPORE, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mrs Lim was advised to go for a gastroscope due to persistent gastric discomfort. Some abnormal looking lesions were detected during the gastroscope examination. A thin probe was inserted through the gastroscope into Mrs Lim's gastrointestinal tract, molecular information of the abnormal tissues was obtained, a clinical diagnosis was made in real time and the pre-cancerous lesions were removed at the same setting. There were no biopsies, no waiting...

2014-04-11 16:22:18

PITTSBURGH, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University has received a $1 million gift from alumna Gunjan Kedia, MSIA '94, and her husband, faculty member Sridhar R. Tayur, the Ford Distinguished Research Chair and professor of operations management at the Tepper School of Business. Their generous contribution is in support of the newly established David A. Tepper Quadrangle, an initiative that will construct a new home for the Tepper School while integrating...

2014-04-11 12:22:29

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Donald Graham, one of the most respected and admired executives in media and education, will be featured in a "fireside chat" Monday evening before former Governor Jeb Bush's remarks at the 5th Annual ASU+GSV Education Innovation Summit. Graham has unrivaled experience in the media and education industries as the CEO of Graham Holdings--owner of Kaplan Education--and the former Chairman and CEO of the Washington Post. Graham also...

2014-04-11 12:21:27

Gift to fund the School of Petroleum & Natural Gas SCRANTON, Pa., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lackawanna College today announced a gift of $2.5 million from Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation that will directly fund the School of Petroleum & Natural Gas located in New Milford, Pa. This marks the largest single private donation in the history of Lackawanna College. The School of Petroleum & Natural Gas was established in 2009 at the beginning of Marcellus Shale industry...

2014-04-08 23:03:04

Less than 32% of college students graduate within four years; MyPath101 is helping members make sure they’re on the right side of that statistic. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 As college costs soar nationwide, a Pittsburgh company has launched a new, first-of-its-kind web application that aims to help students become more self-aware, select the right classes and majors, manage their online reputations, graduate from college in four years, and start on fulfilling career paths....

2014-04-08 23:01:54

Arizona State University hosts Arizona Student Energy Conference with University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 University students from across Arizona set aside in-state rivalries April 1-2 to plan for a better global future at the Arizona Student Energy Conference (AzSEC) at Arizona State University. At the conference, 95 students from Arizona State University, University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University presented their work on...

2014-04-08 08:25:21

PITTSBURGH, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team at Carnegie Mellon University's School of Architecture has developed a dashboard that helps people to see how much energy they use at work and how to reduce this use to help the environment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020422/CMULOGO Ray Yun, a doctoral student in the School of Architecture, has developed an Intelligent Dashboard to evaluate plug load energy savings in the workplace. Plug load, he explained,...

2014-04-07 23:03:09

Students in the Howard University College of Pharmacy are gaining real-world experience in international pharmacy through a new rotation program that arranges placements in at least five countries. Washington (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Students in the Howard University College of Pharmacy are gaining real-world experience in international pharmacy through a new rotation program that arranges placements in at least five countries. Four students recently started rotations in India and Qatar....