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POUGHKEEPSIE (September 12, 2014) – As one of a small group of historical advisers for the latest project from acclaimed film maker Ken Burns film, “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History,” Associate Professor of History and Roosevelt Institute Senior Fellow Dr. David Woolner spent a week at Burns’ studio in Walpole, N.H.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – SIM USA (www.simusa.org) President Bruce Johnson is encouraged by President Obama’s announcement today to send additional medical professionals, provide more hospital beds and train more West Africans to treat the recent outbreak of Ebola.
Pittsburgh, PA - September 10, 2014 - Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and The Allstate Foundation are partnering again for the sixth year to help curb distracted driving by teenagers, including talking on cell phones or texting while driving.
Gereon Kopf, associate professor of religion at Luther College, will deliver a lecture titled “When Expression is Expressed, Non-Expression is Not-Expressed: A Zen Buddhist Approach to Talking About the Ineffable” as part of The Comparison Project’s fall 2014 programming.
Herndon, VA – September 12, 2014 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions, a leading learning and performance technology provider, today announced it has won a coveted Brandon Hall Group bronze award for excellence in learning.
Finmeccanica - AgustaWestland and Kanematsu Corporation are pleased to announce that the Japan National Police Agency (JNPA) has ordered one AW109 Power light twin helicopter which will be operated by Kyoto Police. The AW109 Power helicopter will replace an ageing B206 model and will be delivered to the customer in December 2015.
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- The prevalence of oral cancer is more common than many people realize. The Oral Cancer Foundation’s inaugural Southern Illinois awareness walk at SIU Carbondale on Oct. 5 will highlight the issue and provide free screenings.
Oakland Community College invites members of the public to its Self Defense for Women workshop, designed to increase knowledge, self-confidence, common sense, protection strategies for preventing attack and effective fight and escape techniques to use in case of assault.
The Garden Party Foundation celebrated its sixth annual The Garden Party event June 8 at Meadowbrook Hall in Rochester Hills, featuring food from Michigan’s best restaurants and 100 of the finest wines. More than 700 people attended this year’s event.
HARRISBURG - A Grand Jury investigation has led to charges against a former Fayette County Magisterial District Judge (MDJ) for allegedly dismissing a case against a now-convicted drunk driver for improper reasons.
HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced that a convicted child predator in York County has been sentenced to 25 to 50 years in prison, and five suspected child predators were arrested on unrelated charges across the Commonwealth.
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 12, 2014 — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received an order from the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) for its Falcon III® RF-340M multi-channel manpack — the smallest, lightest and most capable next-generation tactical radio available today.
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 16, 2014 — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has been awarded a $19 million IDIQ contract to provide the Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) with up to 1,500 Falcon III® AN/PRC-152A wideband radios and accessories.
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after Senate Republicans blocked consideration of the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation to ensure women receive equal pay for equal work:
Sophia Antipolis, 9 September 2014 - A new ETSI Standard – the ‘Green Abstraction Layer (GAL)’ – enables operators for the first time to manage the energy consumption of telecom networks easily, offsetting network performance and capacity against energy costs.
ZigBee Remote Control is the industry-leading standard for smart home remote control technology and ZigBee Remote Control 2.0 continues to use the faster, more reliable radio frequency technology that allows operation from greater distances than infrared.
Albany, NY (September 15, 2014)- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Governor Chris Christie today announced that they have directed their state’s respective Homeland Security Advisors and State Police Superintendents to immediately lead a bi-state review of current safety and security procedures.
PHILADELPHIA — Amid recent discussion about the Ebola crisis in West Africa, Penn Medicine physicians say that high-income countries like the United States have an obligation to help those affected by the outbreak and to advance research to fight the deadly disease
Penn Medicine radiation oncologists will present over 20 abstracts at the American Society for Radiation Oncology’s (ASTRO) 56th Annual Meeting at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, September 14 to September 17.
The Governor’s Task Force on Safer Schools provides guidance to the N.C. Center for Safer Schools and considers future policy and legislative action that is needed to improve school safety in North Carolina.
The gift will support the development of therapies based on natural products, encouraging researchers to combat disease through powerful compounds already present in some of the foods and herbs we now eat as part of a healthy diet.
Ratingen, Germany, 10.09.2014: 7Layers is now approved by the Car Connectivity Consortium as Test Lab for the MirrorLink App Certification Program – for both Base and Drive Level apps – destined for use in the European market. Base Level apps are to be used whilst the car is in parking mode, Drive Level apps can also be used in motion.
The federal government must help train emergency personnel and provide updated safety guidelines so the workers are better protected against hazards such as they faced at the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, according to a public health workshop report released today by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, a component of the
San Mateo, Calif. – September 11, 2014 – Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The BIRT Company™ and the leader in personalized analytics and insights, today announced its participation in the September 18th Database Trends and Applications (DBTA) Roundtable webcast entitled, "Accelerating Your Analytics for Faster Insights."
AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO – September 3, 2014 – AVG® Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the online security company™ for 182 million active users, today announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Location Labs, a global leader that uses mobile technology to protect people.
RALEIGH, N.C. and WASHINGTON, D.C. (Sept. 9, 2014)—Imangi Studios and National Geographic Kids today announced their partnership to bring the mobile game series Temple Run to life through an educational action-adventure book.
The number of women being trained to enter engineering, science and social science academic careers is not the cause of female underrepresentation in those fields, attendees at a University of Virginia seminar on faculty hiring learned Monday.
SAN MATEO, Calif.—September 10, 2014—NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry’s leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, today announced its participation at the Shop.org Summit 2014, which is expected to attract more than 5,000 retail professionals to the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle
Dr. Nancy Dunlap will step down as dean of the University of Virginia School of Medicine at the end of her term in November. She came to U.Va. in May 2013 to guide the school through a critical transition during the search and appointment of an executive vice president for health affairs.
The Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference 2014 takes place in Amsterdam, Netherlands on October 28-29. Supported by KVNR, NOGEPA, IRO and the Netherlands Maritime Technology, this is the fastest growing gathering of offshore industry professionals.
A $2.5 million gift from the Panda Charitable Foundation will help launch the Program in Natural Therapies at City of Hope, helping researchers investigate the potential of foods and other plant-based ingredients to fight disease.
The federal government must help train emergency personnel and provide updated safety guidelines so the workers are better protected against hazards such as they faced at the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, according to a public health workshop report released today by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
A new class of synthetic platelet-like particles could augment natural blood clotting for the emergency treatment of traumatic injuries – and potentially offer doctors a new option for curbing surgical bleeding and addressing certain blood clotting disorders without the need for transfusions of natural platelets.
NEW YORK - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced an agreement with GHI, a subsidiary of EmblemHealth, Inc., New York’s largest health insurer, that requires improved plan disclosures for out-of-network provider benefits to those members who sign up for GHI's Comprehensive Benefits Plan.
PEARL RIVER – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the arrest of Amy DeAngelis-Martin, a Licensed Practical Nurse formerly employed by Northeast Center for Special Care in the Town of Ulster, New York, for allegedly stealing three oxycodone pills from a resident’s prescription for her personal use.
BUFFALO – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced the filing of a lawsuit today against Evans Bank, N.A. and Evans Bancorp, Inc. (together, “Evans”) alleging that the regional bank engaged in unlawful discrimination by “redlining,” or denying access to mortgage loans to predominantly African-American neighborhoods in the City of Buffalo
Fall Festival 2014: Alumni, Student and Family Weekend is right around the corner! Taking the stage for the Vibe Live Concert on Saturday, September 20 will be Janelle Monae, Matt and Kim, TLC, and ’80s cover band Rubix Kube. Later that night at the Mack Arena, actress and comedian Kathy Griffin will headlining the Out Loud comedy show.
Hofstra’s Center for STEM Research, founded and co-directed by Dr. David Burghardt, professor of engineering at Hofstra, has received a $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation, one of the premier funding organizations in the US.
Three crew members from the International Space Station (ISS) returned to Earth Wednesday after 169 days of science and technology research in space, including a record 82 hours of research in a single week, which happened in July.
MADISON - Malala Yousafzai became a household name for defying the Taliban and campaigning for girls in Pakistan to have the right to an education. Now readers across the UW-Madison campus, including students in dozens of courses in multiple disciplines, will discover the inspiration behind her mission
The rankings, released today, include more than 280 national doctoral universities. Overall, UW-Madison ranks 47th. Last year, UW-Madison ranked 11th and 41st respectively. The rankings will be included in the 2015 edition of America's Best Colleges.
MADISON - Thousands of visitors, young and old, will have the chance to indulge their "inner scientist" during the 2014 Wisconsin Science Festival, with more than 20 communities statewide joining Madison in the event.
MADISON - One of the greatest casualties of war is its lasting effect on the minds of soldiers. This presents a daunting public health problem: More than 20 percent of veterans returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a 2012 report by RAND Corp.
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is now estimated to impact one in every 68 children born in the United States. Yet despite its rising prevalence and the known benefits of early detection and treatment, toddlers in much of the United States are routinely not identified as possibly having ASD until well after their third birthday.
Napoleone Ferrara, MD, Distinguished Professor of Pathology and Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and senior deputy director for basic sciences at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, was named today as one of seven recipients of the António Champalimaud Vision Award
COLUMBUS, Ohio – This season, Buckeye fans can directly help the patients and families at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center with their parking fee. For a donation of $15 per car, The Service Board at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center offers parking for every home football game at The Martha Morehouse Medical Plaza
For the first time since 1997, NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California, will open its gates and share its world-class space and aeronautics research campus with surrounding communities on Oct. 18, 2014. Starting today, free general admission tickets are available for the event.
Earth’s northern polar region, one of the most rapidly changing areas of our planet, is the focus of three recent NASA research campaigns and will be discussed in detail during a media teleconference at 3 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Sept. 16.
LINCOLN, Neb. — Take a trip to any grocery store and you will see entire aisles dedicated to extruded products such as cereals, snacks, pastas, pet foods and pet treats. These products account for billions of dollars in annual sales worldwide.
Lincoln, Neb., September 11th, 2014 — Are colleges equipping students to become innovators, regardless of discipline? Tom Byers, professor at Stanford University and director of the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicenter), will speak at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on Sept. 19 to answer this question.
Lincoln, Neb., September 11th, 2014- Breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty will take center stage Sept.18 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Lied Center for the Performing Arts when the Golden Dragon Acrobats perform at 7:30 p.m.
YPSILANTI- Marc Lamont Hill, an award-winning journalistand author, will address racial, social and cultural issues during a presentation at Eastern Michigan University Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. in the EMU Student Center Auditorium, located at 900 Oakwood Dr., Ypsilanti.
Performance Music at The University of Scranton and the Office of Parent Relations will present a concert by the internationally acclaimed New York Trumpet Ensemble, directed by legendary trumpeter Mark Gould, on Saturday, Sept. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the University’s Houlihan-McLean Center. Admission is free and the performance is open to the public.
The University of Scranton will offer a workshop entitled “Citizens Writing to Change Their Communities” for Constitution Day. The workshop will explore the importance of engaging in public discourse, such as writing letters to the editor, and will offer guidelines for writing such letters.
CHICAGO — Travelers to Chicago often greet the city’s airports, train stations and bus terminals with awe. The region’s transportation network is complex, the architecture is stunning, and making connections can be a traveler’s nightmare. Turns out, it’s been this way for nearly a century.
CHICAGO -- The Theatre School at DePaul University announces the 2014-15 season, featuring two world premieres, reimagined classics, contemporary pieces and engaging entertainment for the whole family. This year marks the 90th anniversary season and the second year of presenting productions at the school’s new artistic home at 2350 N. Racine Ave.
CHICAGO — For the first time since early in the recent housing recovery, prices for single family homes in suburban Cook County showed stronger growth than those in the city of Chicago, according to the Sept. 10 release of the Cook County House Price Index from the Institute for Housing Studies at DePaul University.
Oregon Health & Science University researchers have received a $25 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to advance work on a promising vaccine candidate that may someday prevent or cure infection with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
A team led by an Oregon Health & Science University researcher has sequenced and annotated the genome of the only ape whose DNA had yet to be sequenced — the gibbon, an endangered small ape that inhabits the tropical forests of Southeast Asia.
Sept. 4, 2014 – As part of President Obama’s Better Buildings Challenge, the Energy Department recognized the University of Utah today for its leadership in energy efficiency and for reducing energy use by 40 percent in a historic campus building, saving the university $57,000 a year.
To honor the tremendous contributions of Vesalius (1514-1564) to education, anatomy and book design, the Marriott Library, in partnership with the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, is hosting the exhibition “Vesalius: Celebrating 500 Years of Innovation.”
September 10, 2014— Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard will be the keynote speaker at the annual World Leaders Lecture Forum sponsored by the University of Utah’s Tanner Humanities Center. Gillard’s lecture, “The Asian Century: Australia’s Experience and Strategic Opportunities for America,” will be held Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 11 a.m.
The effect of movies featuring dogs on the popularity of dog breeds can last up to ten years and is correlated with the general success of the movies, according to new research from the University of Bristol, the City University of New York, and Western Carolina University.
Binge drinking during pregnancy can increase the risk of mental health problems - particularly hyperactivity and inattention - in children aged 11 and can have a negative effect on their school examination results, according to new research.
A new way to run a quantum algorithm using much simpler methods than previously thought has been discovered by a team of researchers at the University of Bristol. These findings could dramatically bring forward the development of a 'quantum computer' capable of beating a conventional computer.
Washington, D.C. — Today, the Center for American Progress Action Fund released the fourth and final installment in a series that examines the growing fringe of radical right-wing lawmakers who share outlaw rancher Cliven Bundy’s views that public lands should be either seized by the states or sold off to the highest bidder.
Washington, D.C. — As heads of Koch Industries, Inc., America’s second-largest privately held company, a business empire heavily invested in oil and gas, chemicals, transportation, and manufacturing, the brothers Charles and David Koch are the fifth- and sixth-richest individuals in the world, worth an estimated $52 billion each.
Enhancing military veterans’ access to mental health services and commemorating the 13th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S. will be the focus of a symposium from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Jackson State University Student Center on the main campus.
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Sept. 3, 2014 — Fairchild, a leading global supplier of high-performance power semiconductor solutions, today launched a new online destination designed to provide complete support for small businesses, inventors, engineers and entrepreneurs through their entire design cycle.
According to Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton, “The development of Grangegorman is very close to my heart. I grew up just a stone’s throw from the site and have had a long association with the tremendous work done by Dublin Institute of Technology.
WASHINGTON - The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2014 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin - Great Sand Dunes National Park (product code NR4) starting Sept. 15 at noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
This year’s list was whittled down from more than 650 offerings from vendors, which were assessed by a judging panel consisting of KMWorld editorial colleagues, analysts, system integrators, vendors themselves, line-of-business managers, and users.
In addition to Schapiro, FBI Special Agent Gregory A. Coleman – known for his role in leading the pursuit and criminal investigation into the dealings of the so-called “Wolf of Wall Street,” Jordan Belfort – will talk about his work with the Federal Bureau of Investigation
Ra’anana, Israel, September 9, 2014 – NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE) today announced its partnership with AMAG Technology, a G4S subsidiary, for the integration of its NICE Situator PSIM and situation management solution with AMAG Technology’s Symmetry™ Access Control system.
Montceau-les-Mines, France, 08 September 2014 – Terex Port Solutions (TPS) continues on course to success in Latin America with its reach stackers. In Santos, the port with the highest cargo volumes in South America, 50 km east of São Paulo, the Brazilian terminal operator Cia.
ATLANTA – Sept. 9, 2014 – Today at AirWatch Connect™, AirWatch® by VMware, the leading enterprise mobility management (EMM) provider,announced enhancements to AirWatch Mac Management capabilities for OS X®. Key new AirWatch Mac Management features include application management, streamlined staging, interoperability with Apple’s Device Enrollment P
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – Sept. 9, 2014 – Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI) today introduced the next-generation Symbol DS4308 2D imager that redefines the performance and flexibility expected from a bar code scanner.
SUNNYVALE and LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) and Frank Gehry announced today that they have entered into a strategic alliance to collaborate to transform the construction industry by further connecting the office to on-site construction technologies.
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – September 05, 2014 – Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ: EPAY), a leading provider of cloud-based payment, invoice and digital banking solutions, today announced the company will present at the prestigious Group Treasurers’ Exchange conference in Munich.
Vancouver – TELUS Health, Canada’s largest Electronic Medical Records (EMR) provider and a leader in the Canadian claims and benefits management sector, is adding important new functionality to its existing health technology portfolio through its acquisition of an interest in the underlying technology of the ZRx Prescriber from Quebec-based ZoomMed
Gainesville, Fla.– Sept. 4, 2014 – SumTotal® Systems, LLC, one of the largest independent providers of learning and HR solutions, today announced the launch of a webinar series aimed at helping organizations understand the benefits of extending learning and training across their value chains, from vendors and suppliers
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Andrew Fish, executive director of AdvaMedDx, testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee today in support of FDA taking a risk-based approach to the regulation of lab-developed tests (LDTs), which have grown increasingly complex over the last decade and are relied upon by doctors and patients
Sophia Antipolis, 9 September 2014 - A new ETSI Standard – the ‘Green Abstraction Layer (GAL)’ – enables operators for the first time to manage the energy consumption of telecom networks easily, offsetting network performance and capacity against energy costs.
ALBANY, N.Y. (August 21, 2014) – Approximately 11 percent of patients undergoing percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) and 15 percent who have coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery are readmitted to the hospital within 30 days, according to two new reports released today by the New York State Department of Health.
Jeff Cogen, CEO and general manager of the Nashville Predators and Bridgestone Arena, and David Poile, president of hockey operations and general manager for the Nashville Predators, will be the featured speakers at Lipscomb University’s Nashville Business Breakfast at 7 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28, in Allen Arena
San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after President Obama, in a speech to the American Legion’s 96th Convention, announced 19 new executive measures for service members, veterans, and military families:
ALBANY, N.Y. (August 26, 2014) – Acting Health Department Commissioner Howard A. Zucker, M.D., J.D. today announced that the Town of Rotterdam, Schenectady County, has claimed the top spot in the New York Tap Water Taste Contest, held at the New York State Fair in Syracuse. The Village of Remsen in Oneida County was the runner-up.
San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after Governor Jerry Brown and California Legislature leaders announced plans to increase and extend the state’s Film and Television Production Tax Credit:
(XENIA, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Greene County Prosecuting Attorney Stephen K. Haller today announced that Mark E. Piepmeier, Chief Trial Counsel Attorney in the Hamilton County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, will lead the prosecution team presenting evidence to the special Greene County Grand Jury that will be impaneled to inves
PHILADELPHIA — A Penn Medicine-developed drug has received orphan status in Europe this week for the treatment of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), a rare, life-threatening disease that causes anemia due to destruction of red blood cells and thrombosis.
The New Web Site: LettersForAmerica.com will enable more Americans to learn about American policy and to participate in its shaping. It was designed to be an opinion based discussion where the free and open exchange of all ideas will be the rule. Our emphasis will be on the true exercise of Constitutional government and the important issues confronting our country, The United States of America. Our site is free and open for all to participate.
The public cloud services market in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) is on pace to grow 21.3 percent in 2014 to total $620 million, up from an estimated $511 million for 2013, according to the latest outlook by Gartner, Inc. Software as a service (SaaS) is expected to grow 29.1 percent in 2014 to $126 million.
The goal is making fluid flow on its own, as in thermal convection. Convection is familiar to everyone who boils water or marvels at birds or gliders riding on rising columns of warmer air known as thermals.