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2013-11-21 16:26:20

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF), a 501c3 foundation of the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA), hosts its third Los Angeles gala awards ceremony where 10 California and Western US students enrolled in health professional schools will be given scholarships to help finish school and become health providers. The gala ceremony will be November 21, 2013, at JW Marriott Hotel LA LIVE, in Los Angeles, CA, from...

2013-11-21 14:18:01

The flight season timing of a wide variety of butterflies is responsive to temperature and could be altered by climate change, according to a UBC study that leverages more than a century’s worth of museum and weather records. Researchers from UBC, the Université de Sherbrooke and the University of Ottawa combed through Canadian museum collections of more than 200 species of butterflies and matched them with weather station data going back 130 years. They found butterflies possess a...

2013-11-20 23:25:22

Holy Apostles College & Seminary in Cromwell, Conn., is recommended by The Cardinal Newman Society in the latest edition of The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College, which was published October 7, 2013. The Newman Guide and its updated companion magazine My Future, My Faith make searching for and getting advice on faithful Catholic colleges and universities easy. Cromwell, Connecticut (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Holy Apostles College & Seminary in Cromwell, Conn., is...

CyberDeviance In Teenagers Peaks By The Age Of 18: Survey
2013-11-19 07:43:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Cyberdeviance and cybercrime activity among teenagers appears to begin around the age of 15 and peak at about the age of 18, a pattern seen with other types of misdemeanors and criminal offenses, according to a snapshot survey by researchers at the University of Cincinnati. However, these tech-savvy teens are often more curious than criminal, the researchers said. The survey involved 274 university students with both...

2013-11-18 12:32:36

Finalists from High Schools to Doctoral Candidates Compete in Final Round of Challenges Aimed at Encouraging Cyber Security Education BROOKLYN, N.Y., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of students from across the United States and the world - along with their mentors, researchers, and cyber security professionals - converged last week on the Brooklyn campus of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) for the final round of the largest student cyber security...

2013-11-18 08:21:23

COLUMBIA, Md., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- TCOM, the global leader in airborne persistent surveillance solutions, is supporting the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to improve U.S. Border Patrol operations in the Rio Grande Valley in Texas. Multiple TCOM aerostat systems are being evaluated by Border Patrol agents in key operational environments along U.S.-Mexico border. TCOM's aerostat systems enable operators to view activity along the border that could be a threat to...

2013-11-15 23:03:23

Senior Care leaders in the Greater Boston area converged at MIT for a Senior Care Innovation Focus Group & Networking event on November 14, sponsored by MIT's premier senior care startup, GeriJoy. Parties interested in the the latest insights regarding adoption of innovation and assistive technologies in senior care may contact GeriJoy at info(at)gerijoy(dot)com to request a copy of the report summarizing the findings of the focus groups. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 On...

2013-11-13 12:30:39

Survey of 1,700-plus executives offers national, regional views on business conditions, investment plans, policy concerns PHOENIX, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology companies plan to hire new staff over the next 12 months, but are concerned about a persistent shortage of tech talent, according to the second annual National Survey of Technology, Policy and Strategic Issues released this month by the Technology Councils of North America (TECNA) and the Arizona Technology Council. (Logo:...

2013-11-11 23:04:57

Despite a 1 percent increase in women serving on local boards, only 11 percent of the total 1,877 board seats are held by women. Fairfax, Va. (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 Women in Technology (WIT), the premier organization contributing to the success of professional women in the Washington, D.C.- area technology community, today released the third research report conducted by American University’s Kogod School of Business titled “2013 Women Board Directors in Maryland, Virginia and...

2013-11-11 12:24:57

Conference selects LiveU for end-to-end production of championships and regular-season games HACKENSACK, N.J., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Commissioner Mike Aresco has announced that the American Athletic Conference ("The American") has selected LiveU to power its new digital sports network in a package that includes live video production, transmission, and asset delivery. LiveU will be responsible for the production, uplink, and asset delivery of 38 games and events in the...