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Founder of HTC Delivering Keynote Speech at a Major Virtual Reality Hackathon at UC Berkeley

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:15:00 EDT

(image) BERKELEY, Calif., April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In a drive to inspire and encourage the VR community to expand their efforts beyond gaming into making apps for the education space, the company Fulldive and nonprofit marketing organization Upsync have joined forces to launch a new series...

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Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation Presents 19 Statewide Preservation Awards at Ceremony in Gainesville

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:00:00 EDT

(image) GAINESVILLE, Ga., April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation presented 19 awards recognizing the best of preservation in Georgia during its 40th annual Preservation Awards ceremony. The Hancock County Courthouse in Sparta, Ga. received the...

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Biotech Chief Will Nurture UCSF Inventions to Bring Products to Market at More Advanced Stage

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:27:00 EDT

(image) SAN FRANCISCO, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UC San Francisco has hired Harold E. "Barry" Selick, PhD, as its first vice chancellor for business development, innovation and partnerships, in a bid to bring life science inventions to market with higher value, so they are more...

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Ronda Baldwin-Kennedy Named Ashford University's Outstanding Alum of the Month

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:30:00 EDT

(image) SAN DIEGO, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Ronda Baldwin-Kennedy has been named Ashford University's Outstanding Alum of the Month for April 2017. While working on her law degree, Baldwin-Kennedy decided to simultaneously enroll in Ashford's bachelor of arts in political science and...

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Victor Dahdaleh Attends Canada-UK Chamber of Commerce and York University Event in City of London

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:24:00 EDT

LONDON, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian philanthropist Victor Dahdaleh was a guest at a unique event in London this month, which brought together academics and business leaders to discuss innovation, automation and the future of work. Hosted by Canada's York University and...

KiDS Of NYU Langone 2017 Springfling Gala Celebrates Nearly $7.5 Million

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:19:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- NYU Langone Medical Center held its 26th annual KiDS of NYU Langone Springfling Gala on the evening of April 27, 2017, at The Plaza Hotel. This year's event honored Pradeep Mally, MD, associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, director of...

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2017 California State Science Fair Winners Announced

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:13:00 EDT

(image) LOS ANGELES, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Winners of the 2017 California State Science Fair were announced during ceremonies that took place April 25, 2017 at the California Science Center. This year's fair drew 927 students from 400 schools statewide, with finalists selected...

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Groundbreaking held for "Antoun Nabil Sehnaoui - SGBL Athletics Center" at LAU Byblos

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:30:00 EDT

BYBLOS, Lebanon, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lebanese American University (LAU) on Tuesday April 25, hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking for the "Antoun Nabil Sehnaoui – SGBL Athletics Center" on its Byblos campus. SGBL Chairman, Antoun Sehnaoui and LAU president Dr. Joseph Jabbra...

Pennsylvania Secretary Davin Celebrates Ribbon Cutting at University of Pittsburgh's Manufacturing Assistance Center

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:24:00 EDT

(image) PITTSBURGH, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today joined State Representative Ed Gainey, County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Chief Development Officer of the City of Pittsburgh Kevin Acklin, Bridgeway Capital,...

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Consumers Energy, Grand Valley State University Celebrate Opening of Leadership Center in Grand Rapids

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:00:00 EDT

(image) GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials from Consumers Energy and Grand Valley State University today celebrated the opening of the John G. Russell Leadership Center on the school's downtown Grand Rapids campus, which will train the next generation of leaders for the...

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New Memorial Database Lists Georgians Who Died in World War I

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:12:00 EDT

(image) ATLANTA, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgians who died in service during World War I are being commemorated in a unique way as part of the centennial observance of the "Great War."  In a project sponsored by the Georgia World War I Centennial Commission, retired state librarian Dr. Lam...

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Forbes School of Business and Technology™ at Ashford University Now Offering Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration in Clinton, IA

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:00:00 EDT

(image) SAN DIEGO, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Forbes School of Business and Technology™ at Ashford University will offer a bachelor of arts in business administration degree program in a unique, hybrid format. This program combines 10-week, face-to-face courses on the Ashford campus in...

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Hillsdale College Kicks Off National Volunteer Week

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:45:00 EDT

(image) HILLSDALE, Mich., April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hillsdale College kicked off National Volunteer Week (April 23-29) by partnering with Numana Inc., a hunger relief organization that helps to feed children in Haiti. More than 120 Hillsdale students gathered Saturday, April 22 to pack...

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Babson's Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship Recognized by AACSB International for Leading the Way in Entrepreneurial Education

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:29:00 EDT

(image) WELLESLEY, Mass., April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB), the world's largest global education network, has recognized Babson College's Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship for its commitment to...

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FIU law dean Acosta confirmed as U.S. Labor Secretary

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:28:00 EDT

(image) MIAMI, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, FIU College of Law Dean R. Alexander Acosta was sworn in as the 27th United States Secretary of Labor. Secretary Acosta is the first FIU administrator or faculty member to serve in a cabinet-level position. "We are thrilled that...

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The Boston Architectural College Creates Scholarship Fund In Memory Of Renowned Architect Howard Elkus

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:45:00 EDT

(image) BOSTON, Mass., April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Boston Architectural College (BAC) has established the Howard F. Elkus Scholarship to benefit its students in memory of the renowned architect who passed away on April 1. This endowed scholarship will provide critical aid...

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Edgile Sponsors Global Non-Profit 20th Anniversary and Awards Dinner

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:00:00 EDT

(image) AUSTIN, Texas, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Edgile, the leading security and risk consulting firm and provider of industry-specific regulatory content libraries, today announced that it will sponsor's 20th Anniversary and Awards Dinner, which will be held Tuesday, May 2...

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ASAE Launches New Learning, Talent Development Platform-ASAE Learning Online

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:15:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ASAE has a new continuous learning and talent development platform called ASAE Learning Online. It provides on-demand access to unlimited educational opportunities for ASAE members and non-members throughout the association community....

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Institute of Trading and Portfolio Management Hires Former Goldman Sachs Managing Director David Perlin as Senior Trading Mentor

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:00:00 EDT

LONDON, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- David has enjoyed a successful 35-year career on Wall Street on the buy side and the sell side - including as Goldman Sachs' MD and as a Hedge Fund Head Trader - where he had a front-row seat to the historic secular bull market while...

Southern California Community Health Initiative provides $750,000 Free Dental Care Each Year

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:00:00 EDT

(image) CERRITOS, Calif., April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Institute of Advanced Laser Dentistry (IALD) provides over $750,000 annually in free dental disease treatment to patients in Southern California.  While the focus of the free clinical care is moderate to severe gum disea...

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