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2014-07-31 16:22:26

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- I am honored to be at the White House to witness the signing of the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order. The Metal Trades Department and its affiliated unions have been advocating for and supporting this action for many years. Our organizations have witnessed first hand the abuses of unscrupulous federal contractors wage theft of their workers and the unlawful retaliation when workers try to exercise their rights. The...

2014-07-31 12:22:08

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Commercial Spaceflight Federation is pleased to announce that Eric Stallmer has been named as its next President. Stallmer will join CSF staff in September and will assume the position of President following the departure of Michael Lopez-Alegria. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140731/132250 Stallmer comes to CSF from serving as Vice President of Government Relations at Analytical Graphics Inc. (AGI) in Washington, DC, where...

2014-07-30 23:00:50

Nationally recognized leader in nursing education, Marsha Howell Adams, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, who since September 2013 has served as president of the National League for Nursing, became the new dean of the College of Nursing at University of Alabama-Huntsville (UAH), effective July 14. The move marries her leadership of the NLN, as the nation's premier voice for nursing education, to one of the top-ranked academic nursing and research institutions in the country. Washington, DC (PRWEB)...

2014-07-30 12:34:19

Influential board supports regional efforts to improve technology workforce and advance economic development DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Continuing its mission to promote public policies and economic issues to advance the technology industry, the Technology Councils of North America (TECNA) today announced four appointments of technology industry leaders to its board of directors for 2014-15. Skip Newberry, president of the Technology Association of Oregon,...

2014-07-30 12:22:29

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., July 30, 2104 /PRNewswire/ -- RightRez has announced that Jim Quinn will join its executive management team to support continued growth and expansion of their automated travel solutions for the tour, cruise, maritime and offshore travel markets. Michael von Foerster previously held the position of president and will remain in the roles of founder and CEO responsible for the company's vision and strategy, including guiding product development. In his role as...

2014-07-29 16:25:58

ELLICOTT CITY, Md., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS) has announced a new and updated program for the 9(th) annual Site Solutions Summit, October 10 - 12, 2014 in Amelia Island, Florida. The focus on collaboration between sponsors, CROs, sites and investigators remains unchanged, however, the topics and format will allow for even more purposeful exchange and networking opportunity among all stakeholders with a continued focus on site...

2014-07-29 08:32:10

-- 2014 Nomination follows Previous Nomination in 2013 -- WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. and SAN DIEGO, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. and Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) announced today that BELVIQ(®) (lorcaserin HCl) has been nominated by the Galien Foundation and Awards Committee for the 2014 Prix Galien USA Award in the Best Pharmaceutical Agent category. BELVIQ was previously nominated for this award in 2013. "Eisai's commitment to patient care is the driving force behind our...

2014-07-28 23:06:31

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) elected Julio Guerrero, an R&D and business development lead in Draper Laboratory’s Energy Systems business area, to serve as its president from 2015-2016. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) elected Julio Guerrero to serve as its president from 2015-2016. Guerrero, an R&D and business development lead in Draper Laboratory’s Energy Systems business area, began his term as...

2014-07-28 16:23:36

LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SoulPancake and HarperCollins Children's Books are giving the world a new reason to dance with their announcement today of the brand-new book, KID PRESIDENT'S GUIDE TO BEING AWESOME. Kid President is delivering his hilarious, uplifting and inspirational messages through a new medium: a 240-page, full-color GUIDE TO BEING AWESOME. 10-year-old Robby Novak, along with his brother-in-law and co-creator of Kid President, Brad Montague, have...

2014-07-28 12:27:45

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute today announced that Arthur J. Tipton, Ph.D., President and CEO of Southern Research Institute, has been named president of the Controlled Release Society (CRS) for the 2014-2015 term. The inauguration took place at the Society's annual meeting on July 12 in Chicago with attendees from more than 40 countries. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140728/130523 The Controlled Release Society is...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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