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2012-06-25 02:24:45

SARASOTA, Fla., June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- World-renowned Six Sigma Champion Steven Falk is taking the global success of Six Sigma Sports to a new "Athlete-Zone" project, capable of spontaneous increases in athletic performance as high as 44.03 percent. Former Stanford Tennis USPTA Coach, USTA Official and Six Sigma Champion Steven Falk is now in the research and development phase of the "Athlete-Zone" project, which is a shortcut for Athletes to trigger emotion, which in turn directly...

2012-06-12 10:26:14

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Local African-American middle school students will attend a Summer Science Institute to experience innovation firsthand June 18-22 at Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) in Santa Clara. TI is partnering with the Greene Scholars Program to offer the annual, hands-on learning event to create excitement about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) among these 30 high-achieving, 11-to 14-year old African-American scholars....

2012-04-19 10:26:21

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- David Cistola, M.D., Ph.D., has been named vice president for research at the UNT Health Science Center, announced President Scott Ransom. Cistola currently serves as associate dean for research and professor of clinical laboratory science in the College of Allied Health Sciences; and professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. He also served for 18 years on...

2012-03-28 14:21:21

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- She's 94 years old, climbs 12 flights of stairs daily - sometimes twice - and has a wall of plaques she has earned for her volunteer service. Plus, Thelma Swindell is teaching first- and second-year medical students at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine how to work with geriatric patients as part of an innovative program called SAGE (Seniors Assisting in Geriatric Education). Through SAGE, students regularly meet with their...

2012-03-21 02:23:44

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Produced by The International Customer Management Institute (ICMI), the ACCE Conference & Expo, the premier annual global gathering for the contact center community, has announced a 2012 conference program packed with comprehensive and topical course selections.Taking place at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle May 7-10 with an expected attendance of 1,000+, the event will bring together call center...

2012-02-26 08:00:00

ACS Athletics (ACS) is the leading provider of integrated web and mobile solutions for increasing staff and operational performance and reducing risk in collegiate athletics departments. ACS is now offering collegiate athletics departments a comprehensive online NCAA rules education program that saves time, reduces risk and helps protect their institution. Austin, TX (PRWEB) February 26, 2012 ACS Athletics announced a new partnership today with ProTech to deliver Athletic Advantage, a...

2012-02-23 09:00:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) has entered into an agreement with the University of North Texas Science Center, one of the nation's leading forensics institutions, to evaluate the company's award-winning PLEX-ID(TM) instrument for use in analyzing human remains to support missing persons and human trafficking investigations. UNT Health Science Center works closely with state and federal law enforcement agencies and identifies a large percentage of human...

2012-01-25 16:57:00

Expert on pharmaceutics, chemistry, research familiar with Fort Worth FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNT Health Science Center President Scott Ransom, DO, announced today the appointment of Myron (Mike) Jacobson, Ph.D., as the founding dean of the UNT System College of Pharmacy. "After a national search we were very pleased to recruit a renowned expert on translational pharmaceutics, chemistry and research, an experienced academic leader in pharmacy...

2011-12-01 14:20:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a result of DNA analysis conducted at the UNT Health Science Center and a renewed investigation by Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart, the family and friends of William "Bill" George Bundy now know that he was, indeed, one of serial killer John Wayne Gacy's victims. Sheriff Dart announced the findings on November 29, more than 30 years after 19-year-old Bundy disappeared from the Chicago area. The UNT Health Science Center was...

2011-11-28 14:00:00

ABINGDON, Va., Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE: ANR), one of the nation's leading coal suppliers, today officially opened its new corporate headquarters facility in Bristol, Va. The five-story, 130,000-square-foot building is located on 30 acres in the Sugar Hollow Business Complex. Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell and other state and local dignitaries joined Alpha employees for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the building Monday afternoon. A group of 14...