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2011-08-26 07:00:00

A Summer of Celebrations with PM @ Penn Museum Summer Nights Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 26, 2011 The Young Friends and others at the University of Pennsylvania, closed out their Summer season on Wednesday night with drink specials and live music in the Penn Museum garden. The festivities lasted from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM and admission was free for Penn Museum members. âœThis was another wonderful season of live music, lively discussion, and a great...

2011-08-09 15:08:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), the leading Democratic appropriator for scientific research, today announced the award of $978,242 from the National Science Foundation for three research grants - including two dealing with nanotechnology - for projects at the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University in Philadelphia's University City science district. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110323/DC70526LOGO)...

2011-07-26 11:54:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania announces the launching of a first-of-its-kind interdisciplinary center focused on discovering novel treatments for orphan diseases. The Center will bring together, without institutional walls, all necessary approaches to attacking and treating orphan diseases: establishing dedicated research support facilities, translating findings into therapies,...

2011-07-12 00:00:55

PM @ Penn Museum Summer Nights to be held every Wednesday night from 5-8 p.m. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 Join the Young Friends and others at the University of Pennsylvania's garden with drink specials, and live music every Wednesday from June 22nd to August 24th this summer from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The event takes place at 3260 South Street in Philadelphia, PA and is free to Penn Museum members. "A wonderful garden party, drinks and live music "“ the place to be on...

2011-07-11 08:00:00

AAPD and HSHC Partner with the Wharton School to Provide Advanced Leadership Development Program to Members CHICAGO, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the authority on children's oral health, and Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children (HSHC), the Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), announced today that they have partnered with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in the establishment of an...

2011-07-07 03:00:00

BLUE BELL, Pa., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: INO), a leader in the development of therapeutic and preventive vaccines against cancers and infectious diseases, announced today that it has expanded its existing license agreement with the University of Pennsylvania, adding exclusive worldwide licenses for technology and intellectual property for novel DNA vaccines against prostate cancer, CMV (cytomegalovirus), malaria, hepatitis B, RSV (respiratory...

2011-06-21 10:00:00

NEW YORK, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital IQ, a Standard and Poor's business and a leading provider of financial market data, analytics and solutions, and The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania today announced that Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) will now include three Capital IQ datasets to complement the Compustat datasets currently available through the platform. With the addition of these datasets, researchers in both the academic and financial communities...

2011-05-27 00:00:29

Panel Selected Top Solutions for Customer-Centricity and Sustainability Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 26, 2011 On Wednesday, April 27th 2011, at a live presentation event at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a panel of seven judges for the Wipro-Knowledge@Wharton Innovation Tournament selected the top five solutions related to customer-centricity and sustainability. Judges selected the winners based on several criteria: novelty, feasibility, track record (for established...


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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