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2011-06-30 11:00:00

MILWAUKEE, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE: JCI), the world's leading automotive battery supplier, is helping to position Wisconsin as a worldwide leader in energy storage. The company today announced it is endowing a professorship, research labs and graduate studies in energy storage at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. "Between our scientists and the talented UW students, we expect groundbreaking projects to...

2011-05-24 08:30:00

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricardo, Inc. the U.S. subsidiary of Ricardo plc, announced the appointment of John Stoddart to its board of directors. An experienced military and defense professional, Stoddart will provide a wealth of knowledge to the Ricardo board. Stoddart is currently president of Stoddart Solutions Support, LLC, a management-consulting firm. Previously, he was executive vice president, Oshkosh Truck Corporation and president of Oshkosh...

2011-03-10 15:21:21

Field now facing a problem of retaining women who are qualified Women who leave engineering jobs after obtaining the necessary degree are significantly more likely to leave the field because of an uncomfortable work climate than because of family reasons, according to a study being undertaken at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM). Nearly half of women in the survey who left an engineering career indicated they did so because of negative working conditions, too much travel, lack of...

2011-01-06 00:01:43

Shine Advertising Showcases UW Health's Extraordinary Patient Care Madison, WI (PRWEB) January 5, 2011 For years, UW Health has been a champion of excellence and innovation in the health sciences. Achieving breakthroughs in medicine and health care and pioneering innovative treatments, UW Health has represented world-class medical care, right here in your own backyard. Shine Advertising was recently asked to develop a statewide marketing campaign that illuminates the unsurpassed medical...

2010-12-20 07:00:00

MIDDLETON, Wis., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Regus, the world's largest workplace provider, has announced the opening of its full service business center in Middleton, Wisconsin at the Greenway Center, as demand for flexible workplaces continues to rise in suburban markets across the U.S. "Middleton is a pocket of strength in Wisconsin. Its close proximity to Madison, the state capital, major businesses and the University of Wisconsin makes it an ideal location for our customers,"...

2010-12-09 09:47:00

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Contemporary Services Corporation (CSC), the world's largest event security firm, announces its two year contract renewal with the University of Washington (UW). UW has been a client for more than ten years, and CSC provides security and ticket taking services for all UW home football games under the direction of Scott Baebler, Assistant Athletic Director for Event and Facility Operations, Dan Gaston, Event Operations Manager, and Darla Van...

2010-12-07 00:00:46

In order to better serve local residents, UW Health is constructing the new UW Health DeForest/Windsor family clinic. Madison, WI (PRWEB) December 6, 2010 In an effort to better serve local residents, construction recently began on the new UW Health DeForest/Windsor Clinic. Scheduled to open in the spring of 2011, the new facility will replace and merge the UW Health DeForest and UW Health Waunakee clinics. Flad Architects was selected to design the new 21,000-square-foot family practice...

2010-11-16 00:00:45

How do you get a referendum passed when you have only eight weeks, are legally prohibited from advocacy, and are working with limited resources in an anti-tax election year? Madison Area Technical College found a way"”and won! On Sept. 8, the Madison College Board of Trustees voted to ask College-area residents to support a $133.8 million referendum on the Nov. 2 ballot. That was just short of eight weeks to educate more than 725,000 district residents about the need to upgrade the...

2010-10-21 00:00:39

Physical and Occupational Therapy Provider to Support UWM's Sports Medicine Department Oak Brook, IL (Vocus) October 20, 2010 The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Athletic Department and AthletiCo Physical and Occupational Therapy have entered into a partnership that will help support UWM's Sports Medicine Department. The announcement, which comes as the fall sports season swings into full gear, will provide AthletiCo with a way to present important health, fitness, and nutritional...

2010-08-19 08:00:00

SEATTLE and IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Cymetrix, a leader in providing hospitals and healthcare networks with comprehensive revenue cycle management solutions, announced a collaboration with UW Medicine to provide self-pay accounts receivable management services. Cymetrix's experience with the Epic patient accounting system and its proven ability to increase the collection of self-pay balances was instrumental in UW Medicine's decision to select Cymetrix. Like many hospital...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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