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2011-11-11 10:11:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The UNT Health Science Center has been awarded a grant from the National Institute of Justice to manage and administer the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs). NamUs is a national clearinghouse for information related to missing person and unidentified decedent cases across the United States. Through secure online databases, medical examiners, coroners, law enforcement officers, family members of...

2011-10-24 09:56:00

Congress to Focus on Inspiring Healthy Active Communities through Parks and Recreation ASHBURN, Va., Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twelve-time skateboarding world champion and philanthropist Tony Hawk will keynote the National Recreation and Park Association's (NRPA) 2011 Congress and Exposition General Session, in Atlanta, GA., on Tuesday, November 1 at 11 a.m., the association announced. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110712/DM34094LOGO ) Hawk, founder and...

2011-10-07 09:00:00

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Oct. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten years ago, two Texas A&M University colleges joined forces to improve mathematics and science teacher production in Texas. A decade later, they are teaming with one of the state's biggest names in technological innovation to strengthen their collective commitment to the future of mathematics and science education, one teacher, classroom and school district at a time. A $150,000 challenge grant from the Dallas-based Texas...

2011-10-04 23:00:00

IMC Inc. is proud to announce that the Texas Manufacturing Assistance Program (TMAC), along with the Small Business Development Center for Enterprise Excellence (SBDCEE), are hosting their first annual Greenovation Contest. Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) October 04, 2011 IMC Inc. is proud to announce that the Texas Manufacturing Assistance Program(TMAC), along with the Small Business Development Center for Enterprise Excellence (SBDCEE), are hosting their first annual Greenovation Contest. If...

2011-10-04 07:05:00

DENTON, Texas, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- George Yancey documents sociological evidence for the conservative disadvantage in academia. Conservative and liberal commentators alike have long argued that social bias exists in American higher education. Yet those arguments have largely lacked much supporting evidence. In this first systematic attempt to substantiate social bias in higher education, George Yancey embarks on a quantitative and qualitative analysis of the social biases and...

2011-08-24 12:58:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The UNT System Board of Regents approved a UNT System College of Pharmacy, as authorized in the 82nd Texas legislative session. As part of the three-way partnership among UNT, the UNT Health Science Center and UNT Dallas, the College of Pharmacy students will earn a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree and will attend the graduate portion of their classes on the UNT Health Science Center campus at Fort Worth along with professional...

2011-08-04 06:07:00

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Education technology firm AcademyOne announced the launch of the Grad TX website (www.GradTX.org). AcademyOne develops innovative technology including, websites, portals and mobile applications promoting college and career success. The Grad TX website offers tools and services for adults returning to college to finish their bachelor's degrees. Grad TX targets over 40,000 Texas adults who "stopped out" of college with 90 or more credit...

2011-07-27 08:12:00

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Contemporary Services Corporation (CSC), the world leader in event security and crowd management, is proud to announce its five-year contract renewal with University of North Texas, a CSC client since 2004. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090714/LA45941LOGO) CSC will provide event security, ticket takers, bag checkers, ushers, club and suite attendants at the new Mean Green Stadium in Denton, TX. With a seating capacity of...

2011-06-14 09:00:00

RICHARDSON, Texas, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) announced today that G. Brint Ryan, CEO and Managing Principal of Ryan, LLC, has been elected to its board. The board's function is to advise the company about local business activities, health care developments, community relations opportunities and community priorities in Texas. Mr. Ryan holds both Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in accounting from the University of North Texas (UNT) and...

2011-05-18 06:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In Texas, 340,000 people suffer with Alzheimer's disease, and that number is expected to grow to 470,000 by 2050. In the U.S., the number of elderly will increase 102 percent from 2000 to 2030. More than 5 million individuals suffer from Alzheimer's disease, the sixth leading cause of death. The U.S. spends $172 billion annually on Alzheimer's disease, and that is supposed to grow to $1 trillion by 2050. The cost to our country,...