Quantcast

Latest Washington, D.C. Stories

2014-09-15 12:30:50

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association (CTIA)-The Wireless Association® has announced the election of its 2015 officers, who were chosen by its 35-member board of directors. Ron Smith, President and CEO of Bluegrass Cellular, has been elected Chairman of the 2015 CTIA Board of Directors and will begin serving a one-year term on January 1, 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130604/CL25889LOGO Other newly...

2014-09-12 23:05:37

Nationally and internationally renowned Children’s National Health System in Washington, D.C., will hold its second annual Race for Every Child, a 5k (3.1 miles) run/walk. More than 4,600 runners and walkers will take their mark on Saturday, September 13, with the goal to raise $1 million by November 1, 2014. (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Second Annual Race for Every Child Turns America’s “Main Street” into Fun Kids’ Zone as Families Run/Walk 5K to Raise $1 Million for...

2014-09-10 23:02:20

Dr. Kristin L. Carman, an American Institutes for Research (AIR) Vice President in AIR’s Health and Social Development program, will serve as a conversation facilitator at the Great Challenges of Health and Medicine program of the 2014 TEDMED Conference September 10-12, 2014, in Washington, D.C., and San Francisco, CA. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Dr. Kristin L. Carman, an American Institutes for Research (AIR) Vice President in AIR’s Health and Social Development...

2014-09-10 16:27:39

Generous Support Fulfills Association's Endowment Commitment for Future Improvements and Advancements to Revitalized Center WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The White House Historical Association is honored to announce a $5 million gift by businessman and philanthropist David M. Rubenstein to the Association in support of the revitalized White House Visitor Center opening on Saturday, September 13. The completely transformed visitor center is the result of a...

2014-09-09 23:12:34

Short-term bicycle rentals increase transportation options for students, faculty, staff and the nearby Washington DC metropolitan area community. Takoma Park, Md. (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 A new Capital Bikeshare station opened September 5 on the Washington Adventist University campus in suburban Takoma Park. The new station is located across from Wilkinson Hall, next to Flower Avenue and close to a bus stop. Capital Bikeshare’s short-term bicycle rentals will provide convenient and...

2014-09-09 23:03:27

Health experts Amy Windham, an American Institutes for Research (AIR) Senior Researcher, San Keller, AIR Managing Research Scientist, and AIR Institute Fellow Steven Garfinkel will introduce the Consumer-based Cancer Care Value Index (CCCVI) at an event convened by the National Patient Advocate Foundation on September 9, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. ET at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Health experts Amy Windham, an American Institutes for...

2014-09-09 12:33:24

Investors with a presence in New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles and more will attend DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED), the largest and oldest entrepreneurial support organization in the country, today announced that nearly 100 investors from more than 50 venture capital, strategic and angel funds across the nation are expected to converge on Raleigh this month to see more...

2014-09-09 08:20:35

Americans are leaving Sun Belt and West Coast for Midwest and Northeastern cities ST. LOUIS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of a busy residential moving season, United Van Lines today announced the findings of its Summer Long-Distance Moving Trends Study, indicating that Chicago, Washington, D.C. and Atlanta are the most popular moving destinations. Based on United's summer moving volume data, the most popular metro areas for U.S. families to move to this peak season...

2014-09-08 12:25:01

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce the arrival of David J. Ervin to the firm's Advertising & Product Risk Management (APRM) Group. Ervin's practice primarily focuses on the intersection of advertising and intellectual property law. With over 20 years of experience in the field, Ervin joins the firm's Washington, D.C. office from Kelley Drye & Warren LLP. Ervin's practice focuses on the relationship between...

2014-09-05 23:07:19

Top Internet and wireless experts will discuss the future of wireless and the Internet at “Internet 2025”, the 40th Anniversary Marconi Symposium to be held in Washington D.C. on October 2nd. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Top Internet and wireless experts will discuss the future of wireless and the Internet at “Internet 2025”, the 40th Anniversary Marconi Symposium to be held in Washington D.C. on October 2nd. The event honors the 2014 Marconi Prize Winner,...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.