Latest John Morris Stories

2014-04-16 12:23:49

Davids and Goliaths Find Common Ground, No Stones Thrown NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "How can clean energy startups successfully sell to large organizations?" is a question that has vexed many entrepreneurs and frustrated many business decision makers on the buy side. Two clean energy startup veterans and two executives from large entities who would be their customers demonstrated the problem is more solvable than conventional wisdom indicates at a panel organized by...

New Guidelines Proposed For Diagnosing Early Alzheimer's
2012-02-07 09:45:02

Nearly all people who are currently diagnosed with a mild form of Alzheimer´s would be considered to not have the disease at all, if new criteria for the diagnosis of cognitive conditions are to be applied, a new study suggests. Mild cognitive impairment is seen by many doctors as a first sign of early Alzheimer´s. But now, under the new proposals, people diagnosed as having “very mild” and “mild” Alzheimer´s would be reclassified as having mild...

2010-01-20 09:34:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary funnyman Mel Brooks is set to be a featured guest at the TCM Classic Film Festival in April. As part of the festivities, TCM will partner with the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce as they honor Brooks with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame*, which marks its 50th anniversary this year. Brooks will also introduce a festival screening of his first feature film, The Producers (1968), which earned Brooks an Oscar® for Best Original...

2009-08-19 13:42:34

An image of Jesus, or what could be Jesus, has been spotted in a kudzu vine growing on a utility pole next to railroad tracks in Raleigh, N.C. The resemblance was first spotted by customers of the Boylan Bridge Brewpub, The (Raleigh) News & Observer reported Wednesday. They pointed it out to John Morris, who runs the Web site Goodnightraleigh.com. Morris said he has a special interest in pareidolia, or finding meaning in random events, like the way a kudzu vine grows. The kudzu Christ is...

2008-10-15 03:00:17

Uruguay Mineral Exploration Inc. ("UME" or the "Company")(TSX VENTURE:UME) (LSE:UGY), a gold production and exploration company, announced today that at the AGM held on October 10, 2008, all resolutions were passed. Further to the announcement on August 13, 2008 regarding the proposed Board changes, the meeting included resolutions to approve the appointment of Ignacio Salazar, John Sadek and George Schroer to the board of Directors. Also at the meeting, Mr John Morris, a non executive...

2008-09-17 03:00:16

By Brenda Duran LONG BEACH - A voyage of 2,600 miles to raise awareness of ocean debris aboard a raft made of trash earned Marcus Eriksen a spot on Smooth's Sports Grille's new community "Hall of Legends" on Tuesday. More than a dozen people showed up to congratulate Eriksen, a research and education director, as he received the honorary photo plaque from Smooth's owner John Morris for his brave journey at sea during the months of June and August. "Marcus Eriksen is the Matlock of Long...

2008-07-07 15:00:21

Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:JNPR), the leader in high-performance networking, today appointed John Morris to the position of executive vice president of worldwide field operations, with responsibility for heading Juniper's global sales, services and channel organizations. Mr. Morris joins Juniper Networks from San Francisco-based pioneer of biometric payments Pay By Touch, where he served as president and chief executive officer. Mr. Morris joined Pay By Touch following a 23 year career...

2008-06-22 06:00:17

By Ken Keuffel, Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Jun. 22--Rats! In Manteo, they seem to be everywhere, and kids are, like, really mad at them. The kids say that rats are stealing bikes and lunches, and making off with toys. The rats have made a bad situation even worse. There aren't enough playgrounds in Manteo, and garbage keeps piling up. Enter Ben Gunderson, a rising college senior studying acting at the N.C. School of the Arts. He's playing the title role in Take One Step -- the New...

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  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.