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Published: Sat, 10 Dec 2016 19:47:01 EST

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GW Formally Launches New GW Cancer Center

Sat, 10 Dec 2016 05:24:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The George Washington University formally launched the GW Cancer Center with a ribbon-cutting and grand opening celebration the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 7. The celebration took place on the eighth floor of the university's...

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The Just Funky Foundation Names Pranav Arora as Vice President and Chairman of the Board of Directors

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:00:00 EST

(image) WOOSTER, Ohio, Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Just Funky Foundation is pleased to announce that they have named Pranav Arora as the non-profit organization's Vice President and Chairman of the Board of Directors. Logo - Throu...

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Sovereign Health Offers December Continuing Education Opportunities

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:19:00 EST

(image) SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sovereign Health, a leading national provider of behavioral health treatment services, is hosting several continuing education (C.E.) events this month. These courses meet the qualifications for C.E. credits required by the National...

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Human Rights Activist Shirin Ebadi to Speak at NAFSA 2017 International Education Conference in Los Angeles

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:13:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Human rights activist and Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi will speak at the NAFSA: Association of International Educators 2017 Annual Conference and Expo in Los Angeles. In 2003, Dr. Ebadi became the first Muslim woman to win the Nobel Peace...

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Crystal Group Inc. Congratulates Iowa Quality Center's Student TEAM Award Winner, Cedar Rapids Jefferson High School

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:58:00 EST

(image) HIAWATHA, Iowa, Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Crystal Group Inc., a leader in rugged computer hardware, specializing in design and manufacture of custom and commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) rugged servers, embedded computing, networking, displays, power supplies, and data storage for high...

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NYU Cybersecurity Students Devise a New Way to Safeguard Electronic Voting Systems

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:16:00 EST

(image) BROOKLYN, N.Y., Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When electronic voting machines came into use in the early 1990s, they made voting cheaper, easier, and more accessible to the electorate, but few programmers gave thought to the issue of cybersecurity. The modern Internet, however,...

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UNCSA announces $10 million gift to establish Institute for Performance Innovation

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:06:00 EST

(image) WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) has received an anonymous gift of $10 million, the largest gift the school has received from an individual donor, Chancellor Lindsay Bierman has announced. The...

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Discrimination Affects Minority Groups' Financial Decisions Says University of Miami Study

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:04:00 EST

(image) CORAL GABLES, Fla., Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- African Americans, women, and LGBTQ individuals – those more likely to experience social discrimination in their lifetime – are less likely to participate in the stock market and also allocate less of their wealth to...

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International Association of University Presidents Holds Semi-Annual Meeting in Mexico and United States

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:41:00 EST

MEXICALI, Mexico, Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Association of University Presidents will hold its first semi-annual meeting of 2017 in Tijuana, Mexico, and San Diego, CA, this coming February. This unprecedented three-day meeting will hold sessions in the gateway cities...

Nation's First Restaurant Incubator Accepting Applications for Second Class of Chefs

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:15:00 EST

(image) PITTSBURGH, Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Smallman Galley, the country's first restaurant incubator, is accepting applications for its second class of chefs. Interested candidates can apply via the Smallman Galley website The application portal will remain open...

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Global Enterprise Lecture Capture Solutions Market, 2022: Changing Workforce Dynamics and Stringent Compliance Requirements Drive LCS Adoption - Research and Markets

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:10:00 EST

(image) DUBLIN, Dec 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Enterprise Lecture Capture Solutions Market: Forecast to 2022" report to their offering. This research covers the global market for enterprise lecture capture solutions (LCS)....

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Lenzer to Cultivate University of Maryland Innovation-Based Economic Development Efforts

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:02:00 EST

(image) COLLEGE PARK, Md., Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland (UMD) today announced the appointment of Julie Lenzer as Associate Vice President for Economic Development, effective December 12, 2016. Lenzer will also serve as Director of UM Ventures – College Park...

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Universia Brasil e HSM Experience fazem parceria para oferecer cursos gratuitos sobre empreendedorismo e gestão

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:00:00 EST

(image) SÃO PAULO, 9 de dezembro de 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A Universia Brasil, rede que faz a ponte entre o jovem e o mercado de trabalho, firmou uma parceria com a HSM Experience, plataforma on-line com conteúdo sobre gestão, para oferecer uma trilha de conhecimento com curso introdutório de...

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Shaw Academy se asocia con Adobe en planes Creative Cloud

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 10:47:00 EST

(image) DUBLÍN, December 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Shaw Academy, el mayor educador online en vivo del mundo, ha anunciado hoy que se asociará con Adobe para ofrecer a los estudiantes de fotografía y diseño de Shaw Academy tarifas rebajadas en los planes de Adobe Creative Cloud Photography y...

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Can Blockchain Technology Secure Digital Voting Systems

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:49:00 EST

LONDON, December 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaspersky Lab challenged 19 universities with protecting e-Voting from cyberattacks in competition; awards three top finalists Kaspersky Lab today announced the winning collegiate teams in its Cybersecurity Case Study Competition, hosted...

Local New York, New York Seventh Grader Awarded $30,000 Cafeteria Makeover And $15,000 Cash Prize By The UNCLE BEN'S Brand

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 08:52:00 EST

(image) RANCHO DOMINGUEZ, Calif., Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The UNCLE BEN'S® Brand, the number-one global rice brand, is excited to name Tommy and Jesse Gunn of New York, New York as one of five grand prize winners of the Ben's Beginners™ Cooking Contest. In its fifth consecutive year, the...

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New Orthopedic Device Technology Moves From Lab Toward Operating Room With Help From Philadelphia-Based Start-Up OrthoMend Research, Inc.

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 08:37:00 EST

(image) PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A platform of orthopedic device technologies developed by researchers  from Temple University are moving one step closer to becoming viable options for repairing broken bones and orthopedic applications. OrthoMend Research, Inc., a...

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ReadyTech Makes €1M Investment in Dutch Startup Surfly

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 08:35:00 EST

(image) OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ReadyTech (, a global IT training solution provider, today announced it has made a €1M investment in startup Surfly (, a provider of real-time web sharing technology solutions. ReadyTech will use the Surfly co-b...

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Excella Consulting Expands Student Center in Blacksburg

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 08:15:00 EST

(image) ARLINGTON, Va, Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Excella Consulting, a leading provider of technology solutions to government agencies, commercial organizations and non-profits, celebrated the opening of its expanded student center in Blacksburg yesterday. The ribbon-cutting ceremony took...

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Shaw Academy Partners With Adobe on Creative Cloud Plans

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 08:00:00 EST

(image) DUBLIN, December 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Shaw Academy, the world's largest live online educator, announced today it will partner with Adobe to offer Shaw Academy photography and design students discounted rates on the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan and Adobe Creative Cloud All...

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