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2014-04-14 23:01:28

James Madison University’s alum and digital agency CEO/CCO to return to campus for remarks and resume reviews at SMAD Day 214. (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Erik Muendel, CEO and CCO of Brightline Interactive, will deliver remarks to James Madison University (JMU) students during SMAD Day 2014. Erik will speak during the Converged Media panel for the school of Corporate Communications, In addition to reviewing students’ resumes for summer employment opportunities. SMAD Day is an all-day...

2013-06-13 23:20:53

Moto-Electra announced today that it has set a coast to coast world record for electric vehicles by making a trans-continental run in 3.5 days (84.5 hours). There was no battery swapping, and the vehicle made the entire trip under its own power. Blue Grass, Virginia (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Moto-Electra announced today that it has set a coast to coast world record for electric vehicles by making a trans-continental run in 3.5 days (84.5 hours). There was no battery swapping, and the vehicle...

2013-01-04 05:02:31

Through TDI´s generous donation, the JMU Cyber Defense/Information Security program purchased hardware and provided travel expenses for JMU´s team participating in the Cyber Watch Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition in the spring semester of 2013. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 03, 2013 On December 31, 2012 Tetrad Digital Integrity LLC (TDI) finished its first year of collaboration with James Madison University (JMU) and its Department of Computer Science with the...

2011-05-20 00:00:30

Inaugural Technology Transfer event and $250,000 seed funding program positions attending serial entrepreneurs to launch startups around promising university technologies Herndon, VA (PRWEB) May 18, 2011 TechStorm, a national event focused exclusively on matching innovative university technologies with entrepreneurs and seed funding opportunities, today announced it has attracted more than 110 emerging technologies from 26 universities and research labs, as well as dozens of pre-vetted...

2010-07-29 10:05:00

HARRISONBURG, Va., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The first vehicle converted to propane Autogas under the Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program is on the road, with thirty more program vehicles slated to be running on Autogas by the end of August. Administered by Virginia Clean Cities at James Madison University, the program will deploy nearly 1,200 propane Autogas vehicles, reducing air pollutants such as carbon monoxide, soot and smog-causing emissions when compared to traditional...

2010-07-15 15:45:00

HARRISONBURG, Va., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack attended a media event and facility tour of Baker Equipment in Richmond, Virginia, to celebrate the first vehicle converted under the Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program, a large-scale project that will convert vehicles from conventional gasoline to propane Autogas as part of an $8.6 million Recovery Act grant. An estimated 21 green jobs will be created for every $1 million expended in the...

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2010-04-07 08:39:55

Women still want a relationship while men value independence, whether they're dating or hooking up As hooking up takes over from dating as a means of heterosexual interaction on university campuses, more women than men continue to prefer dating whereas more men than women rate hooking up above dating. Both genders however perceive similar benefits and risks to dating and hooking up. Carolyn Bradshaw from James Madison University in Virginia, US, and colleagues explored the reasons that...

2010-02-16 09:07:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Madison Assessment LLC announces an exclusive Licensing Agreement with James Madison Innovations, Inc. (JMI) to distribute and administer computer-based assessment testing instruments created by the Center for Assessment and Research Studies (CARS) of James Madison University (JMU).Under the terms of the Agreement, Madison Assessment initially is offering an Information Literacy Test, a Quantitative Reasoning Test and a Scientific Reasoning Test. These...

2009-11-09 08:00:00

HARRISONBURG, Va., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia Governor Timothy M. Kaine and officials from Rockingham County and the City of Harrisonburg will join SRI International executives for a building dedication ceremony from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. today at the Rockingham County Research and Technology Park in Harrisonburg, Virginia. The new 40,000-square-foot research and development building will house SRI Shenandoah Valley and its Center for Advanced Drug Research (CADRE). "Innovative...

2009-11-05 12:03:00

HARRISONBURG, Va., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Officials from Rockingham County and the City of Harrisonburg will join SRI International executives for a new building dedication ceremony. WHEN: Monday, November 9, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. WHY: The event celebrates SRI's new facility, which will serve as a key center of research in Shenandoah Valley. WHERE: SRI International Rockingham Center for Research and...


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