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2013-12-16 12:24:04

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kate Langrall Folb, a leader in entertainment and social impact, has been named director of Hollywood, Health & Society (HH&S), a program of the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center that provides entertainment industry professionals with accurate and timely information about public health, access to health care and climate change. Folb began her career in TV and music production at Don Kirshner's Rock Concert (ABC), Borman Entertainment...

2013-12-13 12:26:31

National Robotics Engineering Center Putting Robot Through Its Paces PITTSBURGH, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It's only been a few weeks since Carnegie Mellon University's National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC) completed assembly of its four-limbed CHIMP robot, but the Tartan Rescue Team has high hopes for the robot's performance at the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) Trials Dec. 20-21. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) "We've been on a fast track for...

2013-12-12 16:26:41

--Engineering course supported by Department of Defense will focus on design skills-- COLLEGE PARK, Md., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland's Clark School of Engineering will offer a new online course on energy problem solving supported by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) for transitioning military service members and veterans. The four-credit, undergraduate level course, titled "BIOE 100: Designing Quantitative Solutions for Energy," will offer...

2013-12-10 23:22:34

The Academy of Medicine, Engineering & Science of Texas (TAMEST) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Awards. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 The Academy of Medicine, Engineering & Science of Texas (TAMEST) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Awards. The recipients will be honored during a banquet on Thursday, January 16, 2014, in conjunction with TAMEST’s 11th Annual Conference at the...

2013-12-10 12:28:37

"Disrupt Together" uses the innovative curriculum of PhilaU's Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce to highlight how transdisciplinary, collaborative teamwork can transform business and education PHILADELPHIA, Dec.10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Philadelphia University President Stephen Spinelli Jr., an entrepreneurship expert, and former Assistant Provost Heather McGowan have co-authored the new book "Disrupt Together: How Teams Consistently Innovate," which details...

2013-12-04 08:30:25

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF), established by the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA), hosts its tenth New York City Gala Awards Ceremony where 10 outstanding students enrolled in health professional schools will be given scholarships to help finish school and become health providers in a new era under the Affordable Care Act, focusing on prevention and wellness. NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2013 The gala ceremony will be December 5, 2013,...

2013-12-02 08:36:35

Technical Presentations by Multiple Academia and Industry Leaders to Run in Parallel with Career Fair on December 6 at the Computer History Museum LOS GATOS, Calif., Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Industry-Academia Partnership (IAP) announced the 2013 Stanford Workshop at The Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California with the theme "Meeting the Future Needs of the Data Center and Cloud". The IAP is a new association formed to address the revolutionary changes required for the...

2013-11-22 23:03:25

Protected Trust this week signed an industry partnership agreement with Florida Polytechnic University that will help to ensure industry-relevant learning experiences for Florida Poly students while connecting Protected Trust with emerging high-tech talent. Winter Haven, Fla. (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Protected Trust this week signed an industry partnership agreement with Florida Polytechnic University that will help to ensure industry-relevant learning experiences for Florida Poly...

2013-11-21 23:26:02

Data shows increasing enrollments for undergraduate and post-graduate students in Irish universities and colleges, according to Education in Ireland. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Education in Ireland, a government initiative that promotes higher education study opportunities in Ireland, announced today that new statistics indicate a jump in Ireland’s popularity as a study abroad destination among U.S. students. For the school year 2011/2012, Ireland saw a 9% increase in...

2013-11-21 20:21:42

More Health Care Providers See Unionization as Means for Increasing Voice in the Workplace OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the University of California (UC) formally recognized the Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD) as the exclusive bargaining representative for doctors working in the student health centers on all ten UC campuses. This marks the successful completion of an organizing campaign that began in December 2012, when a handful...