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2010-05-24 09:35:00

AUSTIN, Texas, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovate Texas Foundation joined the Texas Tech University System and The Wind Alliance to announce today the formation of the National Institute for Renewable Energy (NIRE), an independent public-private collaboration that will work to solve key scientific and technology challenges facing the wind power industry. The announcement was made during the Windpower 2010 Conference in Dallas, sponsored by the American Wind Energy Association. NIRE will...

2010-05-13 17:28:00

DALLAS, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- ClubCorp, The World Leader in Private Clubs, announces it plans to open the Texas Tech Club, a new private member club to be located in Jones AT&T Stadium on the Texas Tech Campus. Slated to open its doors for the first Red Raider game of the 2010 season, the Texas Tech Club will serve as a gathering spot for alumni, faculty, and staff along with the Lubbock professional, civic, and social community. The Texas Tech Board of Regents recently approved...

2010-04-28 07:35:00

LUBBOCK, Texas, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Texas Tech University student "jeaniuses" recently were named winners of the first Denim Runway competition for designing the best new women's and men's jeans. The competition was sponsored by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association (PCCA) and Cotton Council International (CCI) in collaboration with the university's College of Human Sciences Department of Design's Apparel Design and Manufacturing program. Junior Stephanie Hartwig was named for...

2010-02-03 05:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP), the largest U.S. health benefits company by commercial membership, today announced that Larry C. Glasscock is retiring as chairman of the board of directors and as a member of the board of directors effective March 1, 2010. WellPoint's board of directors has named Angela F. Braly, WellPoint's president and chief executive officer, as chair of the board, also effective March 1, 2010. Speaking on behalf of WellPoint's board,...

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2009-12-30 21:20:00

DALLAS, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The following release contains a link to a video taken by Adam James, Texas Tech football player. To view the video please visit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZqvajnhZDU This video was taken by Adam James, a player on the Texas Tech Red Raider football team on Saturday, December 19th, after being confined by Coach Mike Leach in an electrical closet off the Press Room at Jones AT&T Stadium. James was suffering from a concussion received during an...

2009-12-30 11:00:00

DETROIT, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- John T. Montford named senior advisor for Government Relations and Global Public Policy Robert E. Ferguson joins GM as vice president, Government Relations Ken W. Cole to remain with GM until later in 2010 General Motors has realigned its government relations and public policy team with the appointment of John T. Montford as a senior advisor to GM Chairman and CEO Edward E. Whitacre, Jr., and Robert E. Ferguson, vice president of Government Relations....

2009-10-15 11:25:33

A mysterious basin off the coast of India could be the largest, multi-ringed impact crater the world has ever seen. And if a new study is right, it may have been responsible for killing the dinosaurs off 65 million years ago. Sankar Chatterjee of Texas Tech University and a team of researchers took a close look at the massive Shiva basin, a submerged depression west of India that is intensely mined for its oil and gas resources. Some complex craters are among the most productive hydrocarbon...

2009-09-29 07:00:00

AMARILLO, TX, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Amarillo Biosciences, Inc. (ABI) (OTCBB: AMAR) today announced that it has appointed Bernard Cohen as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Cohen brings over thirty years of management experience to the position. Mr. Cohen replaces Dr. Gary Coy as CFO, who will assist the company with SEC filings as a consultant. Previously, Mr. Cohen was Director of Finance and Data Base Manager at Harrington Regional Medical Center in Amarillo. Prior, he held...

2009-09-04 13:39:00

LUBBOCK, Texas, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent subsidy increase for India's cotton farmers could drop world cotton prices by as much as 6 percent, according to a report from Texas Tech University's Cotton Economics Research Institute (CERI). U.S. farmers will see their prices slashed by an average 2.48 percent during the next five years, cutting into an industry that CERI Director Darren Hudson said pumps roughly $40 billion into the U.S. economy each year. While U.S....

2009-07-16 14:13:00

Zyvex Technology Leader to receive honor at Tech Titans Awards Gala DALLAS, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechAmerica Texas today announced James Von Ehr, founder and chairman of Zyvex Corporation, as the recipient of the TechAmerica Texas Legends Award, presented by Scott & Scott, LLP. The annual award honors a person or company that has made an exemplary contribution to Texas technology. Von Ehr will be honored at the 2009 Metroplex Technology Business Council's Tech Titans...