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2013-01-29 23:01:46

Storage Wars Stars Help Raise Money for Local and National Charities Norwalk, California (PRWEB) January 29, 2013 When Yuvia Cruz, a district manager for US Storage Centers, was preparing for a Charity Storage auction at the facility on Foster Road in Norwalk on January 18, she had no idea how lively things were about to get. But when the cause is raising money for charities by auctioning off a self storage unit, people will step forward — especially if those people include some of...

2013-01-12 05:03:19

US Storage Centers´ customers who participated in Kure It Cancer Research´s program ℠Round Up For Research´ raised $51,772 in 2012. This is a significant increase from the $38,117 raised in 2011. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) January 11, 2013 US Storage Centers´ customers who participated in Kure It Cancer Research´s program ℠Round Up For Research´ raised $51,772 in 2012. This is a significant increase from the $38,117 raised in 2011. Kure It is a...

2012-12-15 05:02:03

Published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the Study by Erkan Tuzel and Scientists at UMass Amherst Provides New Insights into a Cellular System Whose Failure Can Lead to Neurodegenerative Diseases and Cancer. Worcester, MA (PRWEB) December 14, 2012 The interior of an animal cell is like a small city, with factories–called organelles–dedicated to manufacturing, energy production, waste processing, and other life functions. A network of intercellular...

2012-10-26 08:28:35

NASA and the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Worcester, Mass., have opened registration and are seeking teams to compete in next year's robot technology demonstration competition, which offers as much as $1.5 million in prize money. During the 2013 NASA-WPI Sample Return Robot Challenge, teams will compete to demonstrate a robot can locate and retrieve geologic samples from a wide and varied terrain without human control. The objective of the competition is to encourage...

2012-09-18 23:01:15

Seven students, including six women, are the first to enroll in an interdisciplinary graduate program that combines research and innovation experiences. Worcester, Mass. (PRWEB) September 18, 2012 With an intensive schedule of technical, entrepreneurial, and social activities packed into the week before the formal start of classes, seven graduate students at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) completed the inaugural “boot camp” of an interdisciplinary biofabrication program...

2012-09-05 23:04:26

New sites added in Russia, India, New Zealand, Albania, and Maine; In WPI´s pioneering undergraduate curriculum, projects are the lifeblood of the student experience Worcester, Mass. (PRWEB) September 04, 2012 Building on a pioneering project-based curriculum and adding to a legacy of experiential learning that has transformed the lives of thousands of students over the course of more than 40 years, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) has added five new destinations to its expansive...

2012-07-03 23:03:28

ComputerSupport.com, an innovative provider of reliable and cost-effective IT solutions, announces its recently featured presentation at the Business Fundamentals Bootcamp Series, held at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. The event, cosponsored by Supporting Strategies and Acceleration Partners, is one of several keynote speeches by Kirill Bensonoff, Founder and CEO of ComputerSupport.com. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 ComputerSupport.com, an innovative provider of reliable and...

2012-06-11 14:29:23

Deputy Administrator Lori Garver and NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck will be on hand Saturday, June 16, at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) as six teams of engineers from across the country compete for agency-funded prize of $1.5 million. Garver will join congressional and local officials during opening ceremonies at 10 a.m. EDT on the campus of WPI in Worcester, Mass. Media wanting to attend the NASA-WPI Sample Return Robot Challenge should contact Tom Bradley of WPI at...


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