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Jul 01, 2015, 12:57 ET

Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University Appoints New Head of MBA Program

The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University has appointed Kathryn (Kate) Barraclough as the new head of its top-ranked MBA program....

Jul 01, 2015, 10:00 ET

UT Austin Offers Its First Online Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering

The Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin has launched its first Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering program...

Jul 01, 2015, 09:00 ET

Social Media, e-Learning and Novice Education Top List of Nonprofit Education Offerings for Delaware Valley Nonprofits from The Nonprofit Center at La Salle University

 With nonprofits utilizing social media sites to support fundraising and other activities, The Nonprofit Center at La Salle University's School...

Jul 01, 2015, 08:35 ET

Church Crypt to Open to Public as World's First Crypt Hotel Room

 The Inn at the Agora, created from the former rectory of Lewiston's St. Patrick's Church, just announced the opening of the Hotel Crypt, a...

Jun 29, 2015, 11:00 ET

Study Shows Patients Maintain Or Improve Golf Handicap After Spinal Fusion

There is good news for golfers suffering from chronic low back pain and needing spinal fusion surgery. A new study by Dr. Frank Phillips,...

Jun 24, 2015, 11:39 ET

Reenergizing antibiotics in the war against infections

 Antibiotics are the mainstay in the treatment of bacterial infections, and together with vaccines, have enabled the near eradication of...

Jun 24, 2015, 09:49 ET
Courtyard Philadelphia South at The Navy Yard has received TripAdvisor's 2015 Certificate of Excellence award for earning rave guest reviews and maintaining an overall rating of at least four out of five over the last 12 months. For information, visit or call 1-215-644-9200.

Courtyard Philadelphia South At The Navy Yard Receives Certificate Of Excellence Award

 Modern decor. State-of-the-art amenities. Exceptional customer service. Guests of Courtyard Philadelphia South at The Navy Yard have spoken,...

Jun 23, 2015, 13:07 ET

Study: Mixtures of Common Chemicals May Increase Cancer Risk

 Amid a global cancer epidemic, a task force of 174 scientists from research and medical institutions in 28 countries including UAlbany's...

Jun 23, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Majority Of Iranian Public Approves Pursuing Agreement On Nuclear Program

 In a new survey of the Iranian public, a solid majority supports pursuing a deal on Iran's nuclear program. When presented a summary of key...

Jun 22, 2015, 17:48 ET
Human organs-on-chips, which have been awarded the Design of the Year 2015 Award by London's Design Museum, have the potential to deliver transformative changes to human health, drug discovery, drug testing, and personalized medicine, due to their accurate ability to emulate human-level organ functions. Credit: Wyss Institute at Harvard University

Wyss Institute's Human Organs-on-Chips named 'Design of the Year' by London's Design Museum

The Wyss Institute's human organs-on-chips, represented by the human lung, gut and liver chips, have won the overall Design of the Year 2015 Award,...

Jun 18, 2015, 09:01 ET
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Rafael Borrás Joins A.T. Kearney as Partner and Head of Federal Civilian Practice

Global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney today announced that Rafael Borrás has joined the firm as partner and head of the Federal...

Jun 17, 2015, 08:00 ET
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At Home Brings Summer Entertaining Ease

 At HomeTM, the home décor superstore, is ready to help eager hosts and hostesses across the country prepare for patio season with more...

Jun 16, 2015, 08:00 ET
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At Home Goes Beyond the Grill

 At Home™, the home décor superstore, invites summer entertaining enthusiasts to explore their wide variety of grilling products to...

Jun 15, 2015, 08:40 ET

Center for Digital Transformation to Advise CNS Summit on Digital Transformation in the Pharmaceutical Industry

 Today, the Center for Digital Transformation (CDT) at the Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine, announced...

Jun 11, 2015, 07:10 ET

At Home Opens Second Pennsylvania Location In Erie

 At HomeTM, the home décor superstore, announces the opening of the Erie, Penn., location on Thursday, June 11. The more than 85,000...

Jun 11, 2015, 07:06 ET

At Home Opens Sixth Georgia Location In Warner Robins

 At Home™, the home décor superstore, announces the opening of the Warner Robins, Ga., location on Thursday, June 11. The more than...

Jun 11, 2015, 07:00 ET

Transat A.T. Inc. - Results for the second quarter of 2015

Better than expected results; good summer start For the quarter: - Revenues of $1.0 billion, compared with $1.1 billion in 2014. -...

Jun 10, 2015, 13:59 ET
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The Residences at W Atlanta - Downtown Announces Second Most Expensive Condo Sale In Downtown And Midtown In 2015

On the heels of a recent penthouse sale last month which sold for $1.2 million, The Residences at W Atlanta – Downtown confirms yet another...

Jun 10, 2015, 11:58 ET

"Get Back in the Swing" Clinics With Golf Pro Jim Suttie

 Often referred to as the "best golf teacher In Illinois," renowned PGA instructor Dr. Jim Suttie will share secrets for surviving the game of...

Jun 09, 2015, 11:25 ET

Free Gym Bag Tags With Prevention Exercises Help Athletes Save 'Shoulders For Life'

Overhead athletes who participate in volleyball, tennis, lacrosse, baseball, softball and gymnastics will benefit from complimentary gym bag tags...