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2014-04-17 16:22:36

New initiatives funded through Office of the Provost, Swanson School of Engineering, and philanthropic gifts from alumni John C. Mascaro and John A. Swanson PITTSBURGH, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --To mark the tenth anniversary of the University of Pittsburgh's Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation (MCSI) and to build upon the ongoing philanthropy of two of Pitt's most generous donors, Pitt officials announced a new $37.5 million funding initiative comprising various...

2014-04-16 23:09:40

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp atempts to submit an invention, Knee Jays, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 "I used a conventional pillow to keep my knees apart while sleeping, but it always slipped out of position when I moved around in bed," said one of two inventors from Auburn, Pa. "This inspired me and the co-inventor to design an alternative way of separating the knees." They then created a prototype of the patent-pending KNEE JAYS,...

2014-04-16 23:07:56

Sunglass Hut Partners with IDL Worldwide for its Millennial-Focused Retail Brand and Environment, Shaded. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 In an effort to better connect with the Millennial Generation, Sunglass Hut launched a new retail brand and environment, Shaded, this past November. To capture these consumers, Sunglass Hut sought to make a very different statement from its current retail space. To help position this new brand in the marketplace from a visual and retail point of...

2014-04-15 23:09:26

First List of 2014 Contains Most ‘Missed’ Phished Brands Based on Big Data Threat Intelligence Pittsburgh, PA and Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Malcovery®, the leader in delivering actionable threat intelligence that can be proactively applied to neutralize the danger and attacks by cyber criminals in the areas of phishing, spam and malware, released today the latest ‘Top 10 Phished Brands That Your Antivirus is Missing,’ a report that discloses leading brands that...

2014-04-14 23:12:56

Ticket Down has slashed pricing on tickets for the upcoming Paul McCartney concert at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh on 7/5/14. This well-known secondary ticket exchange is also offering their customer appreciation discount code PAUL-MCCARTNEY-2014 for extra savings off their already low discounted prices. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Ticket Down is a trusted source of cheap Paul McCartney tickets at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. One of the...

2014-04-14 23:07:33

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp attempts to submit an invention, Pickspork, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 "After I finish eating, I like to clean my teeth so that I am confident that there is no food caught between them," said an inventor from Jacksonville, Fla. "Of course, I do not always have a toothpick on me, so I came up with this invention to solve the problem." He developed the PICKSPORK to ensure that a toothpick is readily...

2014-04-14 23:07:19

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp attempts to submit an invention, A Beautiful Smile, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 "My own struggle with the top section of conventional dentures caused me to look for a more comfortable way to wear an upper denture plate," said an inventor from Thibodaux, La. The patent-pending A BEAUTIFULL SMILE is a modified set of dentures that ensures a more comfortable fit than conventional dentures. It avoids soreness and...

2014-04-12 08:20:03

MEDIA ADVISORY PITTSBURGH, April 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) and longtime ally the Pittsburgh A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI) are proud to announce their collaboration with the Thelma Lovette YMCA and the Energy Innovation Center. This partnership will build upon the APRI's existing work force development program, "Breaking the Chains of Poverty," to promote access to exercise facilities among marginalized communities, as well as providing...

2014-04-11 16:22:18

PITTSBURGH, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University has received a $1 million gift from alumna Gunjan Kedia, MSIA '94, and her husband, faculty member Sridhar R. Tayur, the Ford Distinguished Research Chair and professor of operations management at the Tepper School of Business. Their generous contribution is in support of the newly established David A. Tepper Quadrangle, an initiative that will construct a new home for the Tepper School while integrating...

2014-04-11 12:22:20

PITTSBURGH, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There's a new No. 1 atop the Honor Roll list ranking the top-performing school districts in Western Pennsylvania, according to the 10th annual Pittsburgh Business Times 2014 Guide to Western Pennsylvania Schools, which is being released today. Our latest ranking places the Mt. Lebanon School District in the overall top spot, supplanting Upper St. Clair School District, which was No. 1 for the past eight years running. The PBT Honor Roll...


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