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2012-01-04 12:48:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While K-12 schools around the country search for funding to provide iPads to every student, an education researcher in North Carolina has found that even a single iPad can make a huge difference in the classroom. The results of her experience with student teachers at Wake Forest University appear in the December/January issue of Learning & Leading With Technology, the magazine of the International Society for Technology in...

2011-12-19 08:00:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Year's resolutions are full of cliches and empty promises but a clinical psychologist at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has some sound advice that might just help a little. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111114/DC06171LOGO) "I think most people make resolutions that they don't achieve for many reasons, often because they seem so overwhelming," said William McCann, Psy.D, director of behavioral science...

2011-12-12 08:00:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A next-generation defibrillator that provides more treatment options and will likely reduce readmissions for patients with heart failure has been implanted at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center - the first hospital in North Carolina to do so. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111114/DC06171LOGO</font>) The implantation of this new cardiac resynchronization therapy system was...

2011-11-17 07:04:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanes®, America's No. 1 Sock Brand, today announced the launch of its third annual Virtual Sock Drive to benefit The Salvation Army just in time for the holiday season. For every person who visits Hanes on Facebook® (www.Facebook.com/Hanes) from Nov. 16 until Dec. 12, 2011, and clicks the "Donate Now" button, Hanes will donate a pair of socks toward the overall donation goal of 250,000 pairs (half a...

2011-10-19 11:00:00

Biznessmeet Launch Party Takes Live Music, Entertainment and Networking to Another Level Winston Salem NC (PRWEB) October 19, 2011 On October 22nd 2011 Biznessmeet will commemorate the launch of their website with a celebration in Winston Salem, NC. Megan Marquette and Mayne1 are the featured artists for the event which will be held at Club Therapy in downtown Winston Salem. Megan sings a style of music that brings R&B, Pop, Rock, and Jazz together and utilizes a combination of...

2011-09-30 15:56:00

Wake Forest University undergrad traces "I Have a Dream" back to King's high school speech WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- You may know all or parts of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech by heart, but you may not know that famous speech contains striking parallels to an address about brotherly love and nonviolence he gave as a 15-year-old high school student. Despite years of scholarly investigation of King's life, writings and oratory, it...

2011-09-23 14:56:00

Data mining, community storylines next inevitable evolution WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Sept. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Your Friday night status update from a local pub will have much greater significance with the unveiling of Facebook Timeline, says Dr. Ananda Mitra, social media expert and Chair of the Communication Department at Wake Forest University. "Though Facebook this month and Facebook next month will have a dramatically different look and feel, the data doesn't change....

2011-08-30 08:15:00

PHOENIX, Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- nFocus Software, the leading provider of performance management and outcome measurement software to the public sector, has been selected by United Way of Forsyth County and the Community Education Collaborative in Winston-Salem, N.C., to deploy a community data system that will help evaluate and support student progress and other initiatives. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100510/LA02155LOGO) The Collaborative was founded in 2008 by...

2011-07-28 08:00:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County will be the beneficiary of about 3,000 pieces of artwork from the corporate collection of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. The artwork is valued at approximately $700,000. To view photos and video of the artwork, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/51116-rj-reynolds-tobacco-company-arts-council-winston-salem-forsyth-county "After more than 100 years of purchasing art to enhance the...

2011-07-19 06:00:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BB&T announced today that it has chosen Cynthia Williams to lead its corporate branding, product marketing and advertising teams. In addition to her new responsibilities, Williams will continue to serve as chief communications officer. "During the past 25 years, Cynthia's leadership in every area of responsibility has added value," said Steve Wiggs, BB&T's chief marketing officer and lending group manager. "In the last two...