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Science Learning Comes to Your Fingertips as Function Space Launches New Beautifully Designed iOS App Covering Thousands of Topics, Introduces Powerful New Computational Engine on Website
8/20/2014 4:59:09 PM
Today, Function Space , the most comprehensive social learning network for science, is announcing the launch of its iOS app. The free app grants users access to the discussion-based community from anywhere on the globe, putting the power of knowledge right in your pocket. To download the free app, please visit: …
Suspect gene corrupts neural connections
Suspect gene corrupts neural connections
8/18/2014 9:24:25 AM
Researchers have long suspected that major mental disorders are genetically-rooted diseases of synapses – the connections between neurons. Now, investigators supported in part by the National Institutes of Health have demonstrated in patients’ cells how a rare mutation in a suspect gene disrupts the turning on and off of dozens of other genes underlying these connections. …
IFC, ITIDA Help Improve ICT Skills in Egypt
8/18/2014 9:07:41 AM
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today signed an agreement to help enhance the skills of prospective information and communication technology (ICT) workers in Egypt, develop sector specific education and training, and improve the employability of ICT graduates. IFC will help the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) set up a foundation for talent …
Helen Gurley Brown Trust Announces $7.5 Million Grant to American Museum of Natural History to Create "BridgeUp: STEM" Program
8/15/2014 12:57:34 PM
The Helen Gurley Brown Trust today announced a gift of $7.5 million to the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) to establish BridgeUp: STEM, a program for young women and low-income New York City youth to explore computer science and coding through projects that tackle real-world problems. BridgeUp: STEM will inspire young women in high school and college, and underserved …
New personal advisory service eliminates guesswork in choosing a college
New personal advisory service eliminates guesswork in choosing a college
8/13/2014 11:21:59 AM
The process of selecting the right college, university or career school is a daunting undertaking.  High school seniors and their parents as well as adults thinking about returning to college have easy access to reams of information online.  Perhaps too much information, which can be overwhelming.  To avoid frustration, and the chance of selecting a college inappropriate for …
Six million college students are enrolled in schools that are wrong for them
Six million college students are enrolled in schools that are wrong for them
8/12/2014 10:29:29 AM
Research conducted by academic institutions and think tanks consistently shows that one-third of college students will transfer to a different school before they graduate.  That equates to six million hoping their next school will be the right one for them.  Kurt Sagovac, vice president at University Research & Review, a company that bills itself as The Higher Education …
How to Stop Bullying and How to Stop Cyber Bullying: Veteran Australian Teacher Reveals
8/12/2014 12:05:57 AM
VICTORIA, Australia, August 2014 – Bullying, and in particular bullying in schools , is a deliberate and persistent cruelty that affects all types of personalities and groups from around the world. Some people have a desire to try to control others, particularly in response to an overall lack of control in their own lives. The feelings and messages imparted to a bullied …
Georgia Regents University Helping to Create A New Generation of Medical Researchers Through LabTV
Georgia Regents University Helping to Create A New Generation of Medical Researchers Through LabTV
8/7/2014 5:05:40 PM
STAMFORD, CT – LabT V, an online video platform that showcases short, human interest videos of young medical scientists, announced that Georgia Regents University in Augusta, Georgia has agreed to work with LabTV filmmakers to create these short videos that inspire the next generation of medical researchers. Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the U.S. National Institutes of …
In the War against Cyber Terrorism, the IT Contractor Wins
In the War against Cyber Terrorism, the IT Contractor Wins
8/5/2014 5:07:49 AM
We’re seeing a significant change in the way that IT contractors are being employed by organisations in this new, more dangerous era. Rather than being employed according to their particular skills and competencies, they’re now being employed as proactive “warriors” in the battle against cyber terrorism. Professional Representation Network has seen a subtle, yet …
Los Angeles Cosmetology School Is Now Accepting New Students
Los Angeles Cosmetology School Is Now Accepting New Students
8/4/2014 9:00:00 AM
At Victory Career College, a student can graduate Skin and Nail Care in 20 weeks, Cosmetology in 54 weeks (evening class) & Massage Therapy in 13 weeks (day class). One can notice this school is different upon entering: Students and staffs interact freely, and a high sense of well-being is felt. The class lectures address several topics involved in cosmetology school …
Alliance Tech’s Roger Lewis to Lead Sessions at EXHIBITORFastTrak Chicago
Alliance Tech’s Roger Lewis to Lead Sessions at EXHIBITORFastTrak Chicago
7/30/2014 7:00:00 AM
Alliance Tech, an Austin, Texas-based event technology solutions provider focused on business intelligence for trade shows, conferences and events,  announced today that Roger Lewis, executive vice president,  will present two educational sessions at EXHIBITOR FastTrak , taking place in Chicago on August 12-14. Tuesday, August 12, 2014 When:  9 – 10:30 am Topic: …
GM, U.S. Army and Raytheon Partner to Train Soldiers Returning to Civilian Life
7/29/2014 11:43:24 AM
Unique training to take place on-base at Fort Hood 12-week course includes classroom, online and hands-on training Participants to receive career counseling; job placement services WASHINGTON, D.C. – General Motors, the U.S. Army and Raytheon Company today announced they are teaming up to provide eligible transitioning Army soldiers with skills to become …
Coincombix’s Cyrus Maaghul Presents Bitcoin and Virtual Currency Training to Legal Team at Department of Justice
Coincombix’s Cyrus Maaghul Presents Bitcoin and Virtual Currency Training to Legal Team at Department of Justice
7/29/2014 10:00:04 AM
Cyrus Maaghul, Principal, Coincombix, LLC, a digital currency and Bitcoin education, consulting and strategy firm based in Nashville, Tennessee, spoke to a legal team at the US Department of Justice in the Middle District of Tennessee. Maaghul gave a presentation on the emergence of Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, and block chain technologies.  The presentation addressed …
Why Contractors Should Learn What to Say and When to Say It
Why Contractors Should Learn What to Say and When to Say It
7/28/2014 7:44:10 AM
Contract negotiation is a skill in and of itself and for contractors entering the market it may be wise to seek assistance. Professional Representation Network specialises in helping contractors in the negotiation phase and strongly recommends that the contractor seeks support here. Many a contractor who had decided to save some money, resources or time has found out at …
Exhibit Surveys Executive to Present at EXHIBITORFastTrak Chicago
Exhibit Surveys Executive to Present at EXHIBITORFastTrak Chicago
7/28/2014 7:00:00 AM
Exhibit Surveys, Inc. , the leading provider of research, measurement, and consulting services exclusively for the exhibition and event industry, announced today that Ian Sequeira, executive vice president, will present two educational sessions at EXHIBITOR FastTrak , taking place in Chicago on August 12-14. EXHIBITOR FastTrak is the most efficient and convenient …
Christian colleges ignored by too many prospective enrollees
Christian colleges ignored by too many prospective enrollees
7/25/2014 12:16:06 PM
If the proportion of college students with evangelical Christian upbringing is the same as in the general population, there are about 5 million students who might be targeted by colleges and universities whose mission is faith based.  There are, however, few smaller postsecondary institutions whose brands are associated with faith based curriculum or mission.  As such, many …
LabTV Filmmakers Create Inspiring Video Profiles of Ohio State University’s Research Scientists
LabTV Filmmakers Create Inspiring Video Profiles of Ohio State University’s Research Scientists
7/23/2014 11:05:41 AM
LabTV  today announced that the Ohio State University of Colmbus, Ohio has agreed to work with LabTV filmmakers to create human-interest video profiles of young working medical researchers at labs on the university’s campus. LabTV is an online video platform that showcases short, human-interest videos of young medical scientists, in a way that will inspire today’s high …
EXHIBITORLIVE! Begins Next Chapter for Top-Rated EXHIBITOR Conference
EXHIBITORLIVE! Begins Next Chapter for Top-Rated EXHIBITOR Conference
7/22/2014 8:00:00 AM
Exhibitor Media Group , the award-winning leader in trade show and corporate event marketing education, today announced that its top-rated EXHIBITOR conference and exhibition has been rebranded to better reflect its evolution and that of the industry. EXHIBITOR LIVE and its new tagline, “The smart ideas conference for exhibit and event marketers,” were conceived to …
Exhibit Surveys CEO to Present Red Diamond Congress Keynote Address
7/22/2014 7:00:00 AM
Exhibit Surveys, Inc. , the leading provider of research, measurement, and consulting services exclusively for the exhibition and event industry, announced today that Jonathan “Skip” Cox, CEO and president, will give  the Congress Day keynote address at E2MA’s 2014 Red Diamond Congress, and later present a program session.   The E2MA Red Diamond Congress is an event for …

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