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2012-04-26 23:03:27

ChondroPro Biosciences Wins People´s Choice Award with a Therapeutic Technology to Treat Osteoarthritis Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 26, 2012 The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced that student team RightCare Solutions won the $30,000 Michelson Grand Prize of the 2012 Wharton Business Plan Competition (BPC) (http://bpc.wharton.upenn.edu). The prize was awarded at the Wharton School´s annual Venture Finals on April 25, 2012, where student finalists...

2012-04-05 23:02:02

Contenders include: Online doctor´s visits; website feature to keep users on your site longer; improved kidney stone removal; online education for Brazilian youth. (PRWEB) April 05, 2012 The Wharton Business Plan Competition has announced the eight finalists who will vie for $116,000 in prizes at the annual Venture Finals taking place Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at the Wharton School´s Jon M. Huntsman Hall, on the University of Pennsylvania campus. The event is free and open to the...

2012-04-02 23:01:49

Entrepreneurship Competition Helps High School Students Refine Leadership, Teamwork & Organizational Skills Miami-Dade, FL (PRWEB) April 02, 2012 Knowledge@Wharton High School(KWHS), a member of the Wharton School's Knowledge@Wharton network at the University of Pennsylvania, hosted an Entrepreneurship Competition for high school students in Miami-Dade Public Schools. The Entrepreneurship Competition began on February 13 and ended on March 23. Miami-Dade recently joined...

2012-03-20 09:29:18

Findings indicate incentives and support may offer economic and health benefits Intervention by peer mentors has a statistically significant effect on improving glucose control in African American veterans with diabetes, according to a study by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia VA Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion (CHERP). Full results of the study were published in the March 20th issue of the Annals of...

2012-03-06 11:02:25

Regardless of age, younger and older severe TBI patients benefit from aggressive care Aggressive treatment for severe traumatic brain injuries costs more than routine care, yet yields significantly better outcomes, improved quality of life, and lower long term care costs, according to a new study by researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. For example, in 20 year old traumatic brain injury survivor, aggressive care leads to significantly improved...

2012-02-15 14:30:00

Second place goes to ill-prepared children´s performer who found profits in improv Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 15, 2012 The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announces Dr. Stephen Salzman of UCLA Medical Center is the grand prize winner of Wharton Digital Press´ “Brilliant Mistakes” contest. In partnership with media sponsor Inc.com, winners were announced today, marking the conclusion of a three-month challenge. Three finalists´ submissions...

2012-02-09 17:00:00

Opening event showcases expanded, state-of-the art business school for Bay Area executives San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 09, 2012 The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania today announced the official grand opening of its new West Coast campus home, Wharton | San Francisco, in the historic Hills Plaza building on San Francisco´s Embarcadero. Commemorated by a Grand Opening celebration this evening, February 9th, the new, larger campus will accommodate the school´s...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.