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2014-09-26 12:24:56

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In its continuing effort to advance the biomedical sciences, New Jersey Health Foundation (NJHF) has awarded a pivotal $35,000 grant to the Office of Translational Sciences at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, to help launch a Fragment Based Drug Discovery (FBDD) core facility. The grant, which will be combined with funding from several units of Rutgers University, will be used toward the purchase of a...

2014-09-25 23:12:51

Keynote Speech by Former National Security Advisor Bruce Reidel: "Radicalization of Youth and Growth of Extremism." Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004. Wednesday, October 8, 2014 8:30am to...

2014-09-25 23:09:06

This year, IFA Auto Insurance will continue its tradition of participating in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk, which raises money for breast cancer research and support programs. In addition to joining the walk, which will take place in Edison, New Jersey, on Oct. 26, IFA Auto will be holding various events to help raise money before the event. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 IFA Auto Insurance will help raise money for breast cancer research and support programs this...

2014-09-25 23:06:03

Catalent Pharma Solutions, the leading global provider of advanced delivery technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics and consumer health products, today announced two appointments to the management structure of its Development and Clinical Services division, to further support its global customer needs. The move sees the creation of two new senior leadership roles to support drug development and clinical trial growth in the United States, Europe and Asia. Somerset, N.J....

2014-09-25 23:04:52

Two directors for Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) have been recognized as DiversityMBA Magazine’s 2014 Top 100 Under 50 Diverse Executives & Emerging Leaders. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Two directors for Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) have been recognized as DiversityMBA Magazine’s 2014 Top 100 Under 50 Diverse Executives & Emerging Leaders. This year, Maureen Martin, Director, Service Operations, and...

2014-09-25 23:02:59

Drs. Anthony Vocaturo and Donald Lapine of Cosmetic & Wellness Center of New Jersey continue to give back by educating and fulfilling their own desires and dreams within dentistry. Dr. Lapine was recently recruited into a program at Rutger’s Dental School. Scotch Plains, NJ (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 The dentists of Cosmetic & Wellness Center of New Jersey dedicate themselves to staying up-to-date on the latest dental technologies and sharing their knowledge with those in the...

2014-09-25 23:01:35

NJIT Distinguished Professor Somenath Mitra, Ph.D., whose pioneering research has spanned a spectrum of applications for carbon nanotechnology that address critical quality-of-life issues, will receive the seventh annual Board of Overseers Excellence in Research Prize and Medal on Oct. 2, 2014. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 NJIT Distinguished Professor Somenath Mitra, Ph.D., whose pioneering research has spanned a spectrum of applications for carbon nanotechnology that address...

2014-09-25 20:21:44

SOMERSET, N.J., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On September 26, 2014, New Jersey's Six Flags Great Adventure, the World's largest theme park, is set to be transformed as 'The Great Muslim Adventure Day', organized by the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA). This multi-ethnic event will bring Muslims together in a fun-filled, culturally Islamic environment providing family entertainment for the entire family. Throughout the day, organizers will be holding special programs...

2014-09-25 16:26:11

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Neal Eicher of Hamilton, Mercer County, has been promoted to vice president of government relations and policy for the New Jersey Hospital Association. In his new role, Eicher will lead NJHA's state policy development and advocacy efforts in Trenton. He first joined NJHA in 2008 as a policy analyst and was promoted to director in 2013. Prior to joining NJHA, Eicher served as chief of staff for former state Sen. Ellen...

2014-09-25 08:21:03

- Revised front styling with new headlights, grille and bumper CHERRY HILL, N.J., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc., which has posted record-breaking sales every year for the past six years, has introduced a comprehensively upgraded Impreza(®) line of compact 4-door and 5-door models for 2015. The Impreza joins the Legacy(®), Outback(®) and Forester(®) lines in offering the brand's innovative, award-winning EyeSight(®) Driver Assist Technology,...


Latest New Jersey Reference Libraries

Jersey Devil
2013-11-04 10:48:27

The Jersey Devil is a creature in folklore that dates back to early Native American legends. It is claimed to roam the area in Southern New Jersey around the Pine Barrens. But, reported sightings, especially in the early 1900s, have been from all over New Jersey. Descriptions of the creature vary, but the most common is that it has the head of a goat, kangaroo-like body, bat-like wings, horns, small arms, clawed front hands, hooves on the rear legs, and a forked tail. The origin of this...

2012-06-14 08:05:08

Symbol: VACA6 Group: Dicot Family: Ericaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:MA, NH, NJ Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

muto_001_pvd
2012-06-15 03:47:48

Symbol: MUTO Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   SPTO7 Sporobolus torreyanus (Schult.) Nash Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:DE, NJ, NY, TN Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants...

2012-06-15 06:18:17

Symbol: JUCA2 Group: Monocot Family: Juncaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:NJ, VA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering...

Stag-Moose, Cervalces scotti
2012-05-11 12:12:45

The stag-moose (Cervalces scotti) is also known as the stag moose and was actually a deer that resembled a moose. It resided in North America during the Pleistocene era. Its range included New Jersey and Iowa, reach north from Arkansas to Southern Canada. It inhabited wetlands in these areas. This animal had long legs, a head resembling an elk, and huge, complex antlers. The stag-moose became extinct during the mass extinction of large mammals that occurred in the last Ice Age on North...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • 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.
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