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Main Line School Night Offers First 3D Printing Course
10/30/2014 5:20:52 PM
The course will take place on November 11, 2014, from 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM, at Lower Merion High School in Ardmore Pennsylvania. This is the first time Main Line School Night has offered a course in 3D printing. The class will be led by Ralph Ferro a resident of Lower Merion Township. The instructor is a Network Engineer and technology enthusiast who built two of his own …
JetBlue Serves as Case Study to New York Students in Investment Research Test
10/30/2014 9:56:43 AM
The New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) has chosen JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU) as the subject of the CFA Institute Research Challenge , its yearly academic contest open to local business and finance students. NYSSA, the New York-area representative to the CFA Institute , will host a presentation by Kevin Crissey and Rob Mitchell, who head investor relations …
Scripps Research Institute Scientists Make Enzyme that Could Help Explain Origins of Life
10/29/2014 4:34:05 PM
Mimicking natural evolution in a test tube, scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have devised an enzyme with a unique property that might have been crucial to the origin of life on Earth. Aside from illuminating one possible path for life’s beginnings, the achievement is likely to yield a powerful tool for evolving new and useful molecules. “When I start to …
AASA Statement on the Announcement of Apple ConnectED Grants
10/27/2014 1:24:21 PM
Daniel A. Domenech, the executive director of AASA, The School Superintendents Association, issued the following statement today upon the announcement of Apple’s selection of 114 schools (in 29 states) to receive an Apple grant as part of the company’s ConnectED commitment. Apple’s $100 million contribution will provide iPads and MacBooks, learning content, curriculum support …
Creativity To Reduce Racial Hatred
Creativity To Reduce Racial Hatred
10/25/2014 5:34:26 PM
With Islamic tensions at boiling point in many communities, now is the time for people to get in touch with their creative, intuitive right side of their brain. Right Brain expert and Creative Coach, Helen Joy said by simply learning how to draw, a lot of racial prejudice could be eliminated. “We live in a stressful, aggressive, blaming, largely left-brain society - …
Mayor Cox Speaking On STEAM Education At Science Academy Night
Mayor Cox Speaking On STEAM Education At Science Academy Night
10/23/2014 10:27:18 PM
The Academy of Science at Mater Dei Catholic High School in Chula Vista is holding a Science Academy Night on Wednesday, October 29 at 6:30PM, with special guest speakers, Chula Vista Mayor Cheryl Cox, and Dr. Ming-Hsiang Tsou, Professor of Geography at San Diego State University and National Science Foundation Grant Recipient.   Not your average science fair, the Academy of …
Homeschool.com publishes their newest e-magazine, Getting Started with Homeschooling
Homeschool.com publishes their newest e-magazine, Getting Started with Homeschooling
10/23/2014 3:37:09 PM
Homeschool.com has published their Getting Started with Homeschooling e-magazine.  It is a how-to book, in a magazine format, and includes over 35 articles. Article titles include Advice to New Homeschoolers, Homeschool Records You Should be Keeping, Yes Single Parents Can Homeschool and more. This e-magazine is written specifically for new homeschoolers and parents …
Campylobacter Outbreak Hits School District in Western Wisconsin
Campylobacter Outbreak Hits School District in Western Wisconsin
10/23/2014 9:39:40 AM
Last month, WCCO in Minneapolis published a report about an infectious disease outbreak of high school students at a school district in western Wisconsin.  According to the article, one student has already been confirmed with a Campylobacter infection and others have been hospitalized. Campylobacter is a type of bacteria that causes an infectious disease known as …
Stock-Trak’s Virtual Trading Applications Reach 5,000,000 Lifetime Users
Stock-Trak’s Virtual Trading Applications Reach 5,000,000 Lifetime Users
10/23/2014 6:00:00 AM
Stock-Trak, Inc., a leading provider of virtual stock market trading applications for the education market, is proud to announce it has reached a major milestone in its commitment to financial literacy.  As of this semester, Stock-Trak has now helped over 5 million students learn about the stock market and portfolio management through the use one of its stock market …
MotionSavvy Announces Crowdfunding Campaign to Build UNI, the First Device That Allows Both Deaf and Hearing Communities to Naturally Communicate with Each Other
10/21/2014 1:56:48 PM
ALAMEDA, Calif. -- October 21, 2014 - - Can you imagine being held back in your career or having a hard time meeting new people because you were unable to talk to those around you? For the Deaf community this is an everyday struggle. That’s why today, MotionSavvy is officially launching its pre-order campaign for UNI, the world’s first mobile device that enables the Deaf …
Repair Work Uncovers Mold Problem that Temporarily Closes California School
Repair Work Uncovers Mold Problem that Temporarily Closes California School
10/20/2014 5:20:06 PM
Earlier this month, KCRA published a story about the discovery of mold at an elementary school in Lincoln, California.  According to the report, the problem was discovered when workers repairing drips from the school’s air conditioning system came across mold growth.  As a safety precaution, the school was then closed for several days to prevent exposing children and faculty …
New generation of YouTube DIYers seek to add value to their homes – but overconfidence is putting them at risk
New generation of YouTube DIYers seek to add value to their homes – but overconfidence is putting them at risk
10/17/2014 4:00:00 AM
There are now over three million YouTube videos that feature DIY in the home and so it is no surprise that more people than ever before are relying on the internet for this kind of information rather than seeking the advice of a professional .  A major reason for this growing trend is that we are keen to add value to our homes. The number of people carrying out work to …
Light Brigade Releases 2015 Training Catalog
10/16/2014 6:22:54 PM
Light Brigade , AFL ’s training division, is releasing its 2015 Training Catalog , a 30-page brochure detailing Light Brigade’s training courses, DVDs and fiber optic tool kits. The catalog features a complete schedule of training dates and locations throughout the United States and Canada for each of Light Brigade’s 16 training courses, including;   Fiber Optics …
EXHIBITORLIVE! Full Conference Registration Now Open
EXHIBITORLIVE! Full Conference Registration Now Open
10/16/2014 8:00:00 AM
Exhibitor Media Group , the award-winning leader in trade show and corporate event marketing education, today announced that full registration for its top-rated EXHIBITOR LIVE  conference and exhibition is now available at www.exhibitorlive.com .  EXHIBITOR LIVE , the smart ideas conference for exhibit and event marketers, will be held March 1-5, 2015 at the Mandalay …
Survey Results: Issues and Trends in Exhibit Space and Sponsorship Sales
10/16/2014 8:00:00 AM
Exhibit Surveys, Inc. , the leading provider of research, measurement, and consulting services exclusively for the exhibition and event industry, and Lippman Connects , producer of exclusive events for exhibition and convention professionals, today announced the results of their second annual Issues and Trends in Exhibit Space and Sponsorship Sales study. According to the …
Homeschool.com Top Homeschooling Curriculum, Product and Website Awards for 2014
10/15/2014 5:06:57 PM
Homeschool.com has just released their Top Homeschooling Curriculum, Product and Website Awards for 2014 . All the companies that have received awards were chosen by, and voted on, by Homeschool.com readers. The 2014 awards cover the subjects of art, music, reading, math, history, foreign cultures, science, writing, computer programming, physical fitness and …
Scribendi.com’s Essay Writing Course Launched on Udemy
Scribendi.com’s Essay Writing Course Launched on Udemy
10/15/2014 4:54:51 PM
Scribendi.com, the ISO-certified editing and  proofreading  company, has launched its first online training course on Udemy,  How to Write an Essay in 5 Easy Steps . It is now available at  Udemy , the world’s largest online learning platform. “We are thrilled to release our  How to Write an Essay in 5 Easy Steps  online course to the public,” said Karen Ashford, marketing …
DeNeve Insurance & Financial Services Inaugurates Charity Program in the Houston, TX Area and Debuts with Campaign to Support Local Chapter of Susan G. Komen
10/14/2014 9:23:52 PM
Houston, TX – DeNeve Insurance & Financial Services in Houston, TX announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 30-90 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate …
Old Savannah Insurance Agency ‘s Community Program Introduces a New Charity Campaign in Savannah, GA to Help Support a Running Program and Event Created to Inspire Young Girls to be Healthy and Confident
10/14/2014 5:20:33 PM
Savannah, GA – Old Savannah Insurance Agency debuts the new charity campaign in its recognized Community Program in Savannah, GA, and announces that will direct its efforts to raise funds for Girls on the Run’s ‘Happiest Run Around Town’ 5K event, next December 13. The proceeds of the campaign will be used to purchase supplies for the girls who participate in the program, …
Exhibit Surveys Executive to Present MarketingProfs Online Seminar
10/14/2014 11:58:23 AM
Exhibit Surveys, Inc. , the leading provider of research, measurement, and consulting services exclusively for the exhibition and event industry, announced today that Joe Federbush, vice president, sales and marketing, will present a MarketingProfs online seminar on Thursday, October 16. October 16, 2014 Topic: How to Use Metrics to Achieve Greater Results from …