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Credit Suisse publishes “Wealth patterns among the top 5% of African-Americans,” a comprehensive study on wealth creation and wealth management among the nation’s wealthiest African-Americans
11/21/2014 12:33:39 PM
Credit Suisse, in collaboration with Brandeis University’s Institute on Assets and Social Policy (IASP), today published “Wealth patterns among the top 5% of African-Americans,” a study on wealth creation and wealth management among the nation’s wealthiest African-Americans as measured by net worth. The study shows that the top 5% of African-Americans invest a greater …
Duterte Insurance Group Initiates New Charity Campaign in Laredo, TX to Collaborate with Project GRAD Houston and Contribute to Scholarship Fund in Memory of Terri Duterte
11/20/2014 3:23:32 PM
Laredo, TX – With a new charity program in the Laredo, TX area, Duterte Insurance Group, in collaboration with Project GRAD Houston, announced a new campaign that will reward a local outstanding student currently in the Program, with a college scholarship honoring the memory of Terri Duterte.  Terri was a beloved middle-school teacher who, before losing her battle with …
Leading Independent Insurance Adjusters, Sams & Associates, Announced its New Mediation & Settlement Services Division
11/18/2014 6:53:27 PM
Sacramento, California,  November 18th, 2014  – Sams & Associates Inc., the leader in providing quality, consistency and timeliness in independent claims handling, announced the expansion of their new Mediation and Settlement Services Division today.  Designed to represent our clients in ADR forums, Mediations, Arbitrations, MSC, VSC and Small Claims Hearings; the new …
Siemens expands simulation platform to improve engineering quality and productivity
Siemens expands simulation platform to improve engineering quality and productivity
11/18/2014 9:27:42 AM
New Version 8.1 of the Simit Simulation Framework New Simit Virtual Controller V3.0 facilitates emulation of Simatic S7-300, S7-400 and S7-410 controllers Flexible simulation and emulation environment for projects of all sizes Synchronized runtime of simulation and emulation both in real or virtual time In Version 8.1, Siemens has expanded its Simit …
The VA Apprentice Version 3.0 - Released! The Achievable 6-Figure Online Business Model.
11/18/2014 6:36:50 AM
The annual update of The VA Apprentice (Version 3.0) has just been released! Michelle Dale has now updated the members area with the all new version of The Virtually Anywhere Apprentice. In version 3.0 you’ll learn a unique and proven, 6 figure online service business model from start to finish, taking you through step-by-step all the tools, systems, documentation, …
Study predicts likely Ebola cases entering UK and US through airport screening
Study predicts likely Ebola cases entering UK and US through airport screening
11/14/2014 10:03:39 AM
Researchers at the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Infection and Global Health  have found that screening for Ebola at airports could be an effective method for preventing the spread of the disease into the UK and US, but due to the long incubation period of the virus, screening won’t detect all cases. Published in the Lancet medical journal, the study used a …
NFL honors Georgia Tech-Emory team for brain injury detection system
NFL honors Georgia Tech-Emory team for brain injury detection system
11/13/2014 4:46:17 PM
The National Football League (NFL), GE and UnderArmour have selected a team of physicians and engineers from the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University as winners in the Head Health Challenge II, a competition for new innovations intended to speed diagnosis and improve treatment for concussions. The Atlanta-based team was awarded for development of iDETECT …
Elsevier Presents Report on Global Research Landscape of Brain Research
11/13/2014 10:14:28 AM
With nearly one in four people worldwide estimated to suffer from brain or neurological disorders1, Elsevier , a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today released a ground-breaking, comprehensive report on the current state of global brain research: Brain Science: Mapping the Landscape of Brain and Neuroscience …
Touchdown! Rosetta’s Philae probe lands on comet
Touchdown! Rosetta’s Philae probe lands on comet
11/12/2014 1:17:14 PM
ESA’s Rosetta mission has soft-landed its Philae probe on a comet, the first time in history that such an extraordinary feat has been achieved. After a tense wait during the seven-hour descent to the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, the signal confirming the successful touchdown arrived on Earth at 16:03 GMT (17:03 CET). The confirmation was relayed via the …
Stevens Institute of Technology and Accenture Collaborate to Help Close Talent Gap in Financial Services Analytics
11/12/2014 12:00:01 PM
Stevens Institute of Technology, a premier, private research university, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have initiated a research and education collaboration to focus on analytics for the financial services industry. As part of the three-year collaboration, Accenture and Stevens will conduct advanced analytics research projects and workshop sessions with Accenture’s financial …
NIH, Amgen Foundation and the Foundation for the NIH announce collaboration to support undergraduate research opportunities
11/12/2014 10:03:24 AM
Undergraduate students will learn lab work and science leadership skills with mentors from the National Institutes of Health as one of 17 facilities taking part in the Amgen Scholars Program to prepare students for careers in science.  Beginning in 2015, NIH will participate as a host institution, appointing candidates who meet both the NIH and Amgen Scholars requirements. …
Logan River Academy Reviews Releases Behind-The-Scenes Video
Logan River Academy Reviews Releases Behind-The-Scenes Video
11/12/2014 8:31:31 AM
November 11, 2014 - The video titled, “Behind the Scenes at Logan River Academy” provides the viewer with a chance to hear students, parents and staff answer some of the most sought-after questions about Logan River Academy like, “Will my child be safe at Logan River?,” “How are the teens really treated?” and “Does Logan River Academy really help students form better …
Vallmar & Co. Launches New Gift Ideas for the Graduate!
Vallmar & Co. Launches New Gift Ideas for the Graduate!
11/11/2014 9:35:33 AM
Famous commencement speeches by popular figures such as Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Arnold Schwarzenegger have been centered on this concept. Graduation - it’s all about new beginnings. And it’s also about making the best possible choices to move forward in one’s life. What better time could there be to gift a message of the Golden Rule? The “Do unto others…” message is one …
Accenture Teams with Girls Who Code to Support Technology Careers for Young Women
11/7/2014 11:20:37 AM
Accenture is partnering with Girls Who Code to help the organization inspire, educate and equip young women with computing and professional skills that enable them to pursue technology careers.   Accenture is contributing $500,000 to Girls Who Code this year, and Accenture volunteers are committing time and skills to the organization’s programs. This effort is part of …
Cargill builds 70th school in Vietnam
Cargill builds 70th school in Vietnam
11/6/2014 10:39:56 AM
Cargill Vietnam today celebrates a major milestone. The company unveiled the 70th education facility built in Vietnam under the umbrella of “Cargill Cares,” an ongoing employee-led initiative which began in 1995. Cargill sponsored the building of the Public Veterinary Clinic at the Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture & Forestry, which will serve as a community veterinary …
American Government Students Gain Insight Regarding Legislative Roles in Local Government
11/5/2014 1:48:12 PM
Northwood University American Government students recently gained additional insight relating to legislative roles by visiting with City of West Palm Beach legislative members and from a classroom presentation from a Palm Beach County commissioner. On a field trip to the City of West Palm Beach legislature, the group was able to speak with West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio, …
Logan River Academy Residential Treatment Center Launches YouTube Channel
Logan River Academy Residential Treatment Center Launches YouTube Channel
11/4/2014 6:56:35 PM
October 31, 2014 — Logan River Academy, a residential teen treatment center, launches a new YouTube channel featuring 9 behind-the-scenes testimonial videos from students, parents and staff. The videos were released in an effort to correct some misinformation circulating about how students were being treated at Logan River Academy. The intent is to allow the viewer to …
Cambridge University Press announces launch of Cambridge Law Reports
11/4/2014 5:35:48 PM
Cambridge University Press has announced it will launch Cambridge Law Reports, a new online platform dedicated to providing the essential resources for international law academics and practitioners. Launching today (4 November), Cambridge Law Reports (CLR) features content from the world’s leading International Law Reports (ILR) series. These reports are the only …
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 …
Key Reforms in Higher Education Discussed in Tajikistan
Key Reforms in Higher Education Discussed in Tajikistan
10/28/2014 5:35:36 PM
Results of the Russia Education Aid for Development Project (READ), including the introduction of the University Entrance Examination as a fair and transparent tool for university admissions in Tajikistan, were discussed in Dushanbe on October 28. Deputy Prime Minister of Tajikistan, Marhabo Jabbori, World Bank Country Manager, Patricia Veevers-Carter, and Ambassador of …