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2014-02-27 18:35:36

For approximately one week every month, millions of women change their economic behavior and become more focused on their social standing relative to other women. According to new research from The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management, the ovulatory cycle alters women's behavior by subconsciously motivating them to outdo other women. This research could have important implications for marketers, consumers and researchers....

2014-02-27 12:26:39

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MIT Technology Review has named Erik Pelletier chief digital officer and VP for product development. In this role, Mr. Pelletier will lead the global media company's portfolio of publishing, event, community, and e-commerce products and platforms. He will oversee the product development team to build digital products across all platforms and design exceptional user experiences, and manage overall product roadmaps. He will also...

2014-02-25 23:01:35

A leadership team from EWI, University of Michigan, and The Ohio State University has been chosen by the Department of Defense to lead a new national institute to advance lightweight and modern metal manufacturing technologies. The American Lightweight Materials Innovation Institute (ALMMII) will ensure that the U.S. is the world leader in the application of innovative lightweight metal production and component/subsystem manufacturing technologies. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) February 25, 2014...

2014-02-25 16:25:59

Oscar-nominated director uses his landmark film "12 Years a Slave" to educate a new generation on an important piece of American History LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve McQueen, award-winning director, producer, screenwriter and video artist, is the featured speaker at the launch of UCLA Anderson School of Management's new speaker series -- Entertainment that Matters on Feb. 28, 2014. The purpose of the program, developed by UCLA Anderson's Center for Management of...

2014-02-25 12:21:58

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army will recognize Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) students with over $147,847 in ROTC scholarships this week as part of the annual CIAA Basketball Tournament. The Army has partnered with the CIAA for four years to develop and promote leadership, teamwork and academic excellence. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140225/CG71609LOGO) The Army will present three students, Antoinette Wells a $38,416...

2014-02-24 23:02:21

"emPOWER Arizona" is state's first comprehensive energy plan in more than 20 years. Scottsdale, Ariz. (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Policy leaders, industry partners and energy experts gathered at ASU SkySong Feb. 20 to discuss the future of solar energy in Arizona at Arizona Solar Summit IV. The event featured the first public unveiling of the state’s new master energy plan, “emPOWER Arizona: Executive Energy Assessment and Pathways.” Gov. Jan Brewer signed the executive...

2014-02-20 23:01:50

Opens Door to Continued Professional Program Growth, Increases Academic Standards Harrogate, TN (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 The Commission on Colleges (COC) of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) notified Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) that it has approved the LMU-College of Veterinary Medicine (LMU-CVM). “Reaching this point in the development of our College of Veterinary Medicine is a landmark day for this institution and it demonstrates the investments the...

2014-02-20 16:26:02

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) is visiting universities in Pennsylvania and New York this week as he continues a national tour engaging with leading neuroscience stakeholders and advocates across the country. The meetings and lab visits at Columbia University, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), and the University of Pittsburgh stem from the Congressman's work as architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative (FNI), a...

2014-02-19 23:21:26

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is pleased to announce that Olafur Eliasson, 2014 Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts at MIT recipient, will be at MIT on March 12­-14, 2014 to accept the prestigious honor. A distinctive feature of the award­­ beyond the $100,000 prize, public programs and gala ­­is a residency in which the artist interacts with MIT students, faculty and staff in a range of academic disciplines on campus. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) February...

2014-02-17 23:03:36

The fourth annual Arizona Solar Summit will focus on introducing innovative policies, programs and technologies that are critical to reshaping Arizona’s energy markets. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 What: Arizona Solar Summit IV When: 7:30 am – 6 pm, Thursday, February 20, 2014 Where: ASU SkySong, 1475 N. Scottsdale Rd. RM 150, Scottsdale, AZ 85257 Cost: Members of the media may attend this catered event at no cost; RSVP via media contacts (noted below) Why: The...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.