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2014-05-07 23:05:34

Deltek named a finalist in the sustainability category, for its environmental leadership and commitment to environmental excellence through outstanding and innovative sustainability practices. Herndon, VA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Deltek, the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for government contractors and professional services firms, announced today it has been selected by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce (Fairfax Chamber) as a finalist for the...

2014-05-05 23:00:12

Educator, administrator and champion for student achievement is chosen to inspire this year’s graduates at the 2014 Commencement ceremony while being presented with the college’s Distinguished Alumni Award. Largo, MD (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Prince George’s Community College today announced that Dr. Kevin Maxwell will deliver the keynote address at the institution’s Commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 22, 2014. In addition to this honor, Dr. Maxwell will receive the Distinguished...

2014-05-02 16:20:46

VA Chamber of Commerce 19th Annual "FANTASTIC 50" Awards Banquet ARLINGTON, Va., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arlington-based government professional services firm Millennium Corporation was honored by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce at their annual "FANTASTIC 50" awards banquet. Millennium Corporation was presented with the Virginia Vanguard Award for the "Highest Growth Rate Overall of the Virginia Fantastic 50." The ceremony was held at the Westfields Marriott in Chantilly, VA,...

2014-04-30 23:25:21

Pasquali Realty Group, a Northern Virginia real estate company states that homes in the region continue to sell quickly. Burke, VA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 According to the latest market reports compiled from data from residential real estate transactions throughout the region, the Northern Virginia real estate market experienced some positive trends in March with homes continuing to sell at a quick pace. The Northern Virginia market includes the city of Alexandria, and Arlington, Fairfax,...

2014-04-29 08:37:44

- Five Joint Research Projects Underway - GAITHERSBURG, Md. and ADELPHI, Md., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca, and the University System of Maryland announced today that the initial research collaboration between MedImmune and the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) has been expanded to include the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. The collaborators have also...

2014-04-23 23:16:52

Pasquali Realty Group, a Northern Virginia real estate company states that according to the latest market reports the Northern Virginia real estate market experienced some positive trends in February compared to the same month last year. Burke, VA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 According to the latest market reports compiled from data from residential real estate transactions throughout the region, the Northern Virginia real estate market experienced some positive trends in February compared to...

2014-04-22 08:40:19

Visionary Alexandria Summit drives innovation and collaboration at Alexandria's urban science and technology campus in New York City NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE: ARE), an approximately $9 billion total market capitalization real estate investment trust uniquely focused on clustering Class A assets in urban science and technology campuses located in the heart of centers of innovation, announced that the Alexandria Summit on...

2014-04-21 23:09:37

In keeping with its long-standing tradition and policy of company-wide Earth Day participation, on Friday, April 18th, Marstel-Day, LLC celebrated its 13th Earth Day campaign with over one hundred and thirty employees giving back to their communities and the environment across the nation. Fredericksburg, VA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 In keeping with its long-standing tradition and policy of company-wide Earth Day participation, on Friday, April 18th, Marstel-Day, LLC celebrated its 13th Earth...

2014-04-21 08:25:57

Strategic opportunity allows Alexandria to capture strong demand from high-quality science and digital health companies for its world-class, urban campus in the heart of San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE: ARE), an approximately $9 billion total market capitalization real estate investment trust uniquely focused on clustering Class A assets in urban science and technology campuses located in the heart of centers of...

2014-03-24 23:22:20

By curating innovators and communities beyond the tech sector, Canvas’ Refraction Reston is unique from any other co-working space in region. Reston, VA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Northern Virginia’s vibrant technology, nonprofit and creative communities now have access to a pioneering 12,000 square foot co-working space with a 5,000 square foot growth annex in Reston Town Center that will empower collaboration and innovation among entrepreneurs and startups from diverse industries beyond...


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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