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2014-03-03 08:21:03

Scholarships to support passionate individuals pursuing a technical education at Universal Technical Institute, Motorcycle Mechanics Institute, Marine Mechanics Institute and NASCAR Technical Institute SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Technical Institute (NYSE: UTI), the leading provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians, today launched the...

2013-12-18 23:25:57

Mike Rowe, Gary Shapiro, Larry Bock and several key influencers discuss new technology and emerging trends in an exclusive innovator's roundtable. Also explored is digital publishing, smart farming, home entertainment and gaming, 3D printing solutions, the skills gap and many other growth areas in the Winter Issue, on sale now. Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Two of America’s premier business innovators, Dirty Jobs creator and host Mike Rowe, and bestselling author and...

2013-10-29 20:23:37

"We're lending money we don't have to kids who can't pay it back, to educate them for jobs that no longer exist. We have become 'profoundly disconnected'." - Mike Rowe ("Dirty Jobs") PHOENIX, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MRW/TWS Scholarship Program The mikeroweWORKS Foundation and Tulsa Welding School are pleased to announce the creation of the MRW/TWS Scholarship Program for high school seniors. The mikeroweWORKS Foundation (MRW) and Tulsa Welding School (TWS) have partnered to offer...

2013-02-07 12:26:35

SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Destination America, the only network that celebrates the people, places, and stories of the U.S., invites fans to join Mike Rowe in reliving the oddest, most demanding and... well, dirtiest tasks he encountered during the early seasons as host of Discovery Channel's hit series DIRTY JOBS. Now, for Destination America, the fearless host has dug through the archives and chosen his most memorable episodes. Viewers can reminisce along with Mike in...

2012-08-01 02:25:33

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment, a leading producer of lifestyle media, announced today the release of five new DVD titles this month under its exclusive home video license agreement with Discovery Communications. The new titles include: Dirty Jobs Collection 8; Deadliest Catch: Inside the Catch; Disaster Collection; Colossal Collection and Voices from the Front. Discovery Channel's Dirty Jobs Collection 8Gain a new understanding and appreciation for the...

2012-05-01 02:26:45

NEW YORK, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaiam, Inc., a leading producer of lifestyle media, announced today the release of six new DVD titles this month under its exclusive home video license agreement with Discovery Communications. The new titles include: Curiosity with Stephen Hawking: Did God Create The Universe?; Mythbusters: Buster's Biggest Crashes; Dirty Jobs: Toughest Jobs; Surviving D-Day; Return Salute; and BBQ Pitmasters. Discovery Channel's Curiosity with Stephen Hawking: Did God...

2012-01-13 11:30:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Geographic Channel President Howard T. Owens announced today that the network has partnered with Tony and Ridley Scott to produce the two-hour documentary of Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever, Bill O'Reilly's New York Times best-selling book with co-author Martin Dugard. Media personality Mike Rowe is also on board to be part of the project. "National Geographic has a great legacy...

2011-10-07 06:00:00

MERRIAM, Kan., Oct. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lee National Denim Day Ambassador Mike Rowe is encouraging thousands of people today to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research and support. It's all part of Lee National Denim Day, one of the nation's largest single-day fundraisers for breast cancer, which kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month today with Denim Day events throughout the country. Since its inception in 1996, the program has raised more than $83 million to fight...

2011-05-12 10:29:00

Mike Rowe Advocates for U.S. Manufacturing Competitiveness through Infrastructure Investment MILWAUKEE, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mike Rowe, host of the Discovery Channel's TV program Dirty Jobs with Mike Rowe, yesterday testified before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee's hearing on "Manufacturing Our Way to a Stronger Economy" in support of U.S. manufacturing jobs and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers' (AEM) I Make America campaign. In his...

2011-05-11 09:10:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications and Mike Rowe, creator, executive producer and host of Discovery Channel's DIRTY JOBS WITH MIKE ROWE, today announced "Discover Your Skills," a new multimedia public affairs campaign designed to address the growing decline in US skilled labor expertise. The goal of "Discover Your Skills" is to provide unemployed and underemployed Americans with access to critical resources for obtaining marketable job skills and...