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2011-03-29 07:30:00

NEW YORK, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AMDeC, LLC today announced continued expansion of its Vendor Partnership Program to include products offered by Sigma® Life Science, the innovative biological products and services business of Sigma-Aldrich® (Nasdaq: SIAL). AMDeC is a consortium of pre-eminent academic medical research institutions in the New York region that is focused on increasing efficiencies and encouraging collaboration in...

2011-03-23 10:07:00

University of North Texas, A.T. Still University of Health Sciences, and Texas Christian University named as first Gallup Campus Wellbeing Consortium schools OMAHA, Neb., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A landmark commitment to improving the lives of those who learn and work at colleges and universities began as three distinguished institutions were named inaugural members of the Gallup Campus Wellbeing Consortium. The consortium works to create a new discussion about the...

2011-03-14 09:30:00

JACKSON, Miss., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Follett Higher Education Group, the leading provider of college and university bookstore services and the foremost supplier of used textbooks in North America, will partner with Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society to sponsor the 2011 All-USA Community College Academic Team. Through Follett's support, each of the 20 students selected to the Academic Team will receive a $2,500 scholarship to advance their educational pursuits. The program, which was...

2011-02-15 10:00:00

Certification program to accelerate world-wide DNA testing FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Human Identification at the UNT Health Science Center recently received a three-year $3.5 million grant from Life Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: LIFE), a leader in forensic DNA testing systems, to train researchers from around the world in forensic DNA analysis techniques. This first of its kind accelerated academic certification program will train...

2011-02-03 00:00:40

This week, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) launched NRPA Connect, the largest online networking platform for parks and recreation in the U.S. The platform, available at http://www.nrpaconnect.org, will connect members of the association through e-mail groups, forums, networks and blogs, providing a one-stop venue for sharing news and information, networking with colleagues and participating in industry-related discussions. Ashburn, VA (Vocus/PRWEB) February 02, 2011...

2011-01-20 11:51:00

Recommends diversifying Texas' energy portfolio through an open and adaptable marketplace, not through mandates and patchwork subsidies AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The economic benefits Texas receives from having abundant, affordable, and reliable energy will be threatened if policy makers continue to interfere with marketplace decisions, according to a report published today by the Texas Public Policy Foundation. (Logo:...

2011-01-19 16:02:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ron Fink, President of RGF Environmental Group, Inc. ("RGF") A FLORIDA BASED DESIGN, ENGINEERING AND MANUFACTURING FIRM www.rgf.com has announced RGF has entered into an exclusive agreement with Jiangsu Alphay Biotechnological Co. Ltd. ("Alphay") to supply unique custom-designed portable air purification systems which are "Made in the U.S.A." Alphay, a premier network marketing company located in Nantong, China placed their first monthly...

2011-01-07 00:00:49

Unique Partnership to Strengthen Ice Arena Management and Recreation in the US The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) has partnered with the Ice Skating Institute (ISI) and the National Training Center (NTC) for Public Facility Managers at Oglebay to present the Ice Arena Institute of Management (iAIM) program. The iAIM program is the ice skating industry's only educational forum designed to develop and recognize current and future management, programming and operating...

2010-12-01 00:41:12

In November, Smart Horizons Career Online Education was recommended for district accreditation from AdvancED/SACS. This historic achievement makes SHCOE the world's first online school district to be recommended for district accreditation. Pensacola, FL (Vocus/PRWEB) November 30, 2010 Following three days of rigorous evaluation by a team of distinguished educators from AdvancED/SACS, Smart Horizons Career Online Education(SHCOE), located in Pensacola, Florida has been recommended for...

2010-11-25 00:00:40

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is pleased to announce the launch of America's Backyard, a new program to engage the American public and showcase the value of public parks and recreation in communities throughout the U.S. Ashburn, VA (Vocus) November 23, 2010 The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is pleased to announce the launch of America's Backyard, a new program to engage the American public and showcase the value of public parks and recreation in...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'