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2012-08-22 06:21:18

POULTNEY, Vt., Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Mountain College is seeing an increase in new student enrollment this fall. GMC President Paul J. Fonteyn believes he knows why. "We set the pace for the sustainability movement in higher education and we are not going to slow this down. Students are more and more attracted to our career-driven degree programs. These programs go way beyond the traditional classroom, so that graduates are equipped to pursue a life worth living in...

2012-04-25 14:21:07

HAMILTON, N.J., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Canon has announced the winners of the 23rd annual Med Ad News Manny Awards 2012. The black-tie gala event, held at Pier Sixty in New York, included the naming of ICC Lowe as Agency of the Year Category I. The award honors the most outstanding healthcare communication agency with annual revenue of more than $50 million. Sixteen additional awards were bestowed throughout the evening to agencies achieving excellence in a variety of categories....

2012-04-10 06:28:07

GLEN ALLEN, Va., April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Star Scientific, Inc. (NASDAQ: CIGX) today announced the appointment of Ms. Talhia T. Tuck as the company's new Vice President for Communications and Investor Relations as of April 18, 2012. Ms. Tuck will assume the position previously held by Ms. Sara T. Machir since 2003. Ms. Tuck has a broad range of media and public relations skills as a result of her prior experiences in TV and print journalism, which started in 2001 when she was a...

2012-03-27 10:20:32

HICKORY, N.C., March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Interest in cutting-edge entrepreneurship continues to blossom throughout the country like the dogwood flower in spring. In North Carolina, students of Appalachian State University who are interested in entrepreneurship will soon have the latest tools and resources to pursue their dreams with the ground breaking of the new Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship. Officials from Appalachian State University and Transportation Insight...

2012-03-06 11:19:00

WASHINGTON, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), the senior Democratic appropriator for the National Science Foundation and the leading Congressional advocate for educational equity, has added two activities to his schedule for today. This morning, Fattah attends the NSF budget hearing before the House Appropriations Committee's Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and related agencies, which oversees NSF funding. Fattah is Ranking Member...

2012-02-23 08:00:00

MassDiGI to Kick Off Program in May, with Application Process Opening March 15 WORCESTER, Mass., Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Massachusetts Digital Games Institute (MassDiGI), based at Becker College, announces a new program for college and university students who are looking to break into the interactive entertainment industry. The MassDiGI Summer Innovation Program gives eligible students the chance to work on the winning video game concepts...

2012-02-16 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --First Look West (FLoW), the largest clean energy business plan competition in the western United States, is looking for entrepreneurial-minded university students from all disciplines to apply to win $200,000 in prize money by submitting their idea for a clean energy business. Led by Caltech, FLoW is a consortium of universities that is running the western region of the Department of Energy's $2 million National Clean Energy Business Plan...

2012-01-08 13:00:00

$50,000 Awarded to Pilot Programs That Encourage Participation of Women Boulder, Colo. (PRWEB) January 08, 2012 TheNational Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) and Microsoft Research today announced the winners of the most recent NCWIT Academic Alliance Seed Fund, which provides U.S. academic institutions with start-up funds to develop and implement initiatives that recruit and retain women in computing and technology fields of study. Since 2007, NCWIT and Microsoft...

2011-12-21 05:00:00

BEIJING, Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China TechFaith Wireless Communication Technology Limited (NASDAQ: CNTF) ("TechFaith" or the "Company") today announced today that it has received approval from the Shenyang Government for the acquisition of approximately 11.5 acres in Shenyang City's Shenbei New District. TechFaith's new facility will include integrated R&D, sales and distribution. The land contract is valued at approximately RMB 14.4 million (approximately US$2.3 million)....

Scientists Pioneer New Methods In Climate Studies
2011-12-20 05:48:09

Using sophisticated new methods of statistical analysis to study patterns of extreme rainfall in India, a handful of members of the National Science Foundation´s (NSF) Expeditions in Computing Program have created a research tool that has already resolved an ongoing debate in the science community and may go on to revolutionize the study of climate change. Scheduled for official publication in February of next year, the journal Nature Climate Change pre-published the critical paper...