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2014-09-15 23:03:45

EHS Today named Draper Laboratory to its 2014 list of “America’s Safest Companies,” which the publication released on Sept. 15. The award recognizes Draper’s efforts to drive not only the number of workplace injuries to zero, but to reduce the risk of such injuries to zero as well, according to Robert Najjar, Draper’s director of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS). CAMBRIDGE, MA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 EHS Today named Draper Laboratory to its 2014 list of “America’s...

2014-09-10 23:02:56

Cambridge.com is a Geo Domain and So Much More (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Igloo.com, a leading broker of ultra premium domain names and websites, has been engaged to broker the sale of one of the world’s most prestigious online properties, Cambridge.com. This top ranking website is highly searchable, easy to remember, and provides an exciting opportunity for a savvy investor or an existing company. Cambridge, England is the well-known namesake of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and...

2014-09-09 23:02:34

The Boston Professional Chapter of the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) elected Kristyna Smith, an aerospace and mechanical engineer at Draper Laboratory, to serve as its president in a recent vote. CAMBRIDGE, MA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The Boston Professional Chapter of the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) elected Kristyna Smith, an aerospace and mechanical engineer at Draper Laboratory, to serve as its president in a recent vote. Smith came to Draper...

2014-09-08 12:30:04

New program recognizes valuable contributions made by early-career scientists SEATTLE, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Allen Institute for Brain Science is launching a new advisory council of emerging leaders in science -- the Next Generation Leaders Council. This group of six distinguished young researchers will provide feedback in both formal and informal settings to young scientists at the Allen Institute. "The program is dramatically different from others in the field, and shows the...

2014-09-08 12:26:12

'American Cities' Program to Expand to Baltimore and Los Angeles in 2015; DeVos Institute and UMD Faculty to Partner on Study of Diversity and Technology in the Arts COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world-renowned DeVos Institute of Arts Management, a premier organization for training and supporting arts leadership, officially opened at the University of Maryland. Michael M. Kaiser, a foremost expert in arts management and former president of the...

2014-09-02 20:20:58

LONDON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The Plastics Compounding Markethttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/148899/The-Plastics-Compounding-Market.html BACKGROUNDThis report is an update by a different author of one published in September 2009. The new researcher and writer is a Ph.D. chemical engineer who has written many BCC Research reports on plastics markets.The term "plastics" in this report refers to thermoplastic organic...

2014-08-25 08:24:46

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online PhD Programs, an independent guide to earning a doctorate over the Internet, has published a ranking of the top 50 U.S. cities with highest percentage of doctoral degree holders (http://www.online-phd-programs.org/50-u-s-cities-with-the-most-doctoral-degree-holders/). The ranking offers brief profiles of the 50 U.S. cities with the highest percentage of inhabitants who possess doctorates, with possible explanations as to why....

2014-08-21 23:10:34

Worldwide Fab Labs will receive SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD software to aid in designing and fabricating Digital Fabrication projects. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The Fab Foundation is pleased to announce a donation of 3D design software from the Dassault Systemes SOLIDWORKS Corporation to the more than 350 facilities in the Fab Lab Network. Each official Fab Lab will be eligible to receive one commercial license of the SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD program Premium version. In addition, Fab Labs...

2014-08-19 12:25:24

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning, MIT Technology Review named Nutonian founder/CEO Michael Schmidt one of its 35 Innovators Under 35, a "list of exceptionally talented technologists whose work has great potential to transform the world." "Over the years, we've had success in choosing young innovators whose work has been profoundly influential on the direction of human affairs," said Jason Pontin, editor in chief of MIT Technology Review. "We're proud of...

2014-08-06 23:00:20

Draper University is proud to announce the Completion Challenge for its online entrepreneurship program. Fall 2014 and Winter 2015 students will get 50% of tuition back if they complete all lectures and assignments. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Draper University is proud to announce the Draper University Online (DUO) Completion Challenge. Fall 2014 and Winter 2015 students will get 50% of the $850 tuition back if they complete the core curriculum. The goal of the DUO...


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