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At Home Names Jennifer Warren Chief Marketing Officer

At Home Names Jennifer Warren Chief Marketing Officer

At HomeTM, the home décor superstore, announced the appointment of Jennifer Warren as the brand's new Chief Marketing Officer. Warren most...

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Atlanta Marriott Northwest At Galleria Feeling Peachy Keen After $16M Renovation, Announcement Of New Leader

 A new year. A $16 million remodel. A new general manager. Atlanta Marriott Northwest at Galleria has a lot to celebrate in 2015. The Atlanta...

Dec 19, 2014, 15:02 ET
Marriott Chicago Southwest at Burr Ridge invites couples booking a wedding or reception by Feb. 28, 2015, to enjoy 10 percent off the venue, as well as their choice of a free wedding service to enhance their special day. For information, visit www.marriott.com/CHISW or call 1-630-986-4100.

Couples Say 'I Do' To Special Wedding Savings At Marriott Chicago Southwest at Burr Ridge

 From twinkling lights to diamond rings, the winter season is sure to sparkle. Marriott Chicago Southwest at Burr Ridge adds more magic to...

Dec 19, 2014, 11:07 ET

Down But Not Out: Joint Pain Doesn't Mean The End Of A Soldier's Career

 Knee injuries are among the most common musculoskeletal injuries in the Army and are typically caused by rigorous physical training. These...

Dec 18, 2014, 15:19 ET

UT Arlington appoints Michael Kingan as Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations

The University of Texas at Arlington has named Michael K. Kingan, a former senior vice president and chief development officer for The University...

Dec 18, 2014, 08:00 ET
Miss America 2015, Kira Kazentsev, receives the first annual "Make the Call" award for her domestic violence advocacy from Joy Solomon of the Weinberg Center for Elder Prevention.  The Weinberg Center, which opened in 2005, has provided over 61,000 days of emergency shelter to elder abuse victims.  It launched the nation's first domestic violence employee program within a long-term care organization this year.

Miss America 2015 Receives Domestic Violence Advocacy Award From The Weinberg Center For Elder Abuse Prevention

Kira Kazantsev, Miss America 2015, received today the first annual "Make the Call" award by the Weinberg Center for Elder Abuse Prevention, located...

Dec 17, 2014, 11:05 ET

Enjoy "A New Beginning"; Guests are Invited to Experience "NOUVEAU DEPART" by Booking the Health & Beauty package from Jan 5, - March 31, 2015

 Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills offers the "NOUVEAU DEPART" package (in French, means a new beginning) with exclusive treatments, new...

Dec 17, 2014, 06:00 ET

Tuck Professor Sydney Finkelstein Announces Best and Worst CEOs of 2014

 Sydney Finkelstein—the Steven Roth Professor of Management, faculty director of the Center for Leadership, and associate dean for...

Dec 16, 2014, 15:12 ET

Carnegie Mellon Research Shows Online Teams are Influenced by Same Factors as Groups that Communicate in Person

Human interactions and office teamwork are increasingly taking place through online communication channels. And just as with face-to-face teams,...

Dec 16, 2014, 14:07 ET
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Forty-seven Percent of U.S. Online Shoppers of Beauty and Personal Care Products Shop More Frequently in 2014 Versus Prior Year according to A.T. Kearney Study

Today, A.T. Kearney released the results of its study "Beauty and the E-Commerce Beast: 2014 Edition," that lays out the results of a consumer...

Dec 15, 2014, 10:00 ET
A.T. Kearney Reshoring Index - Year-over-Year Change in the U.S. Manufacturing Import Ratio

2014 A.T. Kearney Reshoring Index: Down 20 Basis Points Year-over-Year From 2013. Uncovers What Manufacturers Are Actually Doing

 Global strategy and management consulting firm A.T. Kearney today released its 2014 Reshoring Index®, the first in a series of studies...

Dec 11, 2014, 15:04 ET
The University of Texas at El Paso is now offering fully online degree programs through our cutting-edge UTEP Connect initiative.

The University of Texas at El Paso Launches New Online Initiative

 In keeping with its commitment to serve a 21st-century student demographic, The University of Texas at El Paso is proud to announce the launch...

Dec 11, 2014, 06:00 ET

Transat A.T. Inc.- Results for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2014

"A very satisfying, second-best summer ever" For the fourth quarter: - Revenues of $844.7 million, compared with $808.6 million in 2013....

Dec 10, 2014, 18:36 ET

Dr. Kathleen Weber Elected First Female Physician To Lead MLB Team Physicians

 Dr. Kathleen Weber of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush and the Director of Primary Care/Sports Medicine and Women's Sports Medicine at Rush...

Dec 10, 2014, 15:47 ET
Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek entices skiers to stay and save with three special packages featuring deluxe accommodations. The Salt Lake City hotel offers easy access to many of the area's popular slopes. For information, visit www.marriott.com/SLCUT or call 1-801-531-0800.

Winter Rates For Skiers On A Downward Slide At Salt Lake Marriott Downtown At City Creek

Travelers hoping to celebrate the season with snow can slide into some special savings at Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek. Whether...

Dec 10, 2014, 14:01 ET

Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals announces grant funding to physician-scientists at major academic medical centers nationwide to support new drug development

 The Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals (UH) in Cleveland, Ohio, has announced the 2015 recipients of Harrington...

Dec 10, 2014, 10:47 ET
Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld and SpringHill Suites Orlando at SeaWorld entices holiday travelers to experience the magic of SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration(TM) with special rates. Image is a representation of guest rooms in Fairfield Inn & Suites. For information, visit www.fairfieldinnandsuitesseaworld.com or call 1-407-354-1139.

Holiday Travelers Make Magical Memories at SeaWorld® Hotels By Marriott

 From Santa to Shamu® and presents to penguins, SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration™ is where holiday memories are made. Visitors can...

Dec 09, 2014, 15:59 ET
Foust Building at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

UNCG Accreditation Reaffirmed for 10 Years by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools/Commission on Colleges

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), the largest university in the Piedmont Triad with more than 18,000 students, today announced...

Dec 09, 2014, 09:00 ET

A.T. Ferrell Launches New Clipper Ceres 686-2-4 Cleaner

BLUFFTON, IN, Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Today Clipper, a division of A.T. Ferrell Company, announces the launch of its newest precision seed and...

Dec 04, 2014, 14:00 ET

At Home Appoints Larry D. Stone To Board Of Directors

At Home™, the home décor superstore, has elected Larry Stone to serve as an independent member of its board of directors. "Retail...