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Feb 04, 2016, 13:00 ET
Raymond Levitt, a professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University, teaches the Strategic Execution Framework to participants in the two and a half day professional course held at Stanford, Converting Strategy Into Action.

Online Stanford courses align with new industry standards for project managers

Bridging academic theory with industry application is a long-standing mission of the Stanford Center for Professional Development. As part of its...

Dec 10, 2015, 10:00 ET
Group Photo Taken at the Ivy Elite Apple Future Learning Center of the First China Education Innovation Expo (CEIE) on December 6, 2015

Social Capital is Firstly Introduced and Fully Applied to Promote International Cooperation in China K12 Education

The First China Education Innovation Expo (CEIE) concluded successfully in Beijing Normal University on December 7, 2015. The CEIE was jointly...

Nov 19, 2015, 12:05 ET

Research Shows Early Math Improvement with Home Use of PBS KIDS' Series PEG + CAT

 Researchers at EDC and SRI International have found that children who used media content from PBS KIDS' series PEG + CAT showed improvement in...

Oct 26, 2015, 13:37 ET
New Frontiers in Cancer Genomics (XGEN206) is an online course that explores the role of genomics in cancer diagnosis, prognosis and treatment.

New Stanford course in cancer genomics available online

 There is no stopping the rapid rate of progress in the field of genomics. Over the last decade, technology and inquisitive minds have created...

Oct 19, 2015, 11:38 ET

Rochelle Forbes Joins Discovery Point Child Development Centers® As Quality Assurance Consultant

Rochelle Forbes, with more than a decade of experience in the early childhood industry, has joined Discovery Point Child Development Centers®...

Oct 15, 2015, 16:00 ET

OC Coach Dick Gorrie Helps Raise Money For Kids With Autism And Other Disabilities Through Annual Golf Tournament

 The Dick Gorrie Invitational Golf Tournament, now in its 37th year, will feature Pro Golfer Fred Funk at Coto de Caza Golf & Racquet...

Oct 06, 2015, 16:27 ET

BIG USA, RED Development Add Five Properties To Recently Launched Joint Venture

PHOENIX, Oct. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - BIG Shopping Centers USA and RED Development announce today the addition of five retail assets totaling nearly...

Sep 23, 2015, 15:35 ET
The CITL Charitable Fund

Social Finance Starts New Era of China's Social Impact Investment

Social impact investment, which has been adopted by western countries, begins to spread in China. On September 18th, 2015, the Fourth China Charity...

Sep 01, 2015, 12:23 ET

Discovery Point Child Development Centers® Targets Texas For Expansion

 To answer the growing demand for educational childcare in the Lone Star State, Discovery Point Child Development Centers® is launching an...

Aug 23, 2015, 13:00 ET
As a blueprint of DNA, a genome can reveal powerful new discoveries for the treatment and prevention of diseases.

Stanford launches new online course: Personal Genomics and Your Health

 Imagine a world where health care is personalized, diseases are treated or even prevented before they become debilitating, and doctor's visits...

Aug 18, 2015, 13:00 ET
The Future of Bitcoin and Cyber Security is a webinar offered by the Stanford Center for Professional Development. It will take place Tuesday, August 25th from 10-11 am Pacific/1-2 pm Eastern. It is free and open to the public.

Stanford Launches New Cyber Security Program for Professionals

 With its potential to revolutionize business payment transactions, virtual currency needs advanced engineering to ensure privacy and...

Aug 10, 2015, 12:12 ET

School-Age Students Thrive In Afterschool Programs

 Summer will be over soon, which means millions of parents turn to trusted caregivers for their family's afterschool needs. Yet with 23...

Aug 03, 2015, 13:16 ET
Explore trends in the engineering of functional systems as well as outlooks on device fabrication and system integration in Stanford's latest online certificate programs for professionals in the field of electrical engineering.

Stanford introduces online graduate programs in electrical engineering

 The Stanford School of Engineering is launching several new online graduate programs designed to meet industry demand in fields exploding with...

Jul 28, 2015, 10:50 ET

Media Companies Named in New Report for Political Contributions to Anti-Immigrant Policy Makers

A new report release today exposed multichannel video program distributors (MVPDS) and other companies for their financial support of...

Jul 12, 2015, 14:10 ET
Advance your understanding of cell-based therapies and see what it is being done today to develop and deliver in the latest online course offered through the Stanford Genetics and Genomics certificate program, Stem Cell Therapeutics (XGEN204).

Stanford offers new online course in stem cell therapeutics

 Recent developments in stem cell research provide enormous potential for the field of regenerative medicine.  Researchers are exploring...

Jun 17, 2015, 10:30 ET

Discovery Point Child Development Centers® Announces National Expansion Campaign

 To answer the growing demand for educational childcare nationwide, Discovery Point Child Development Centers® is launching a national...

Jun 16, 2015, 08:00 ET

Development Centers to Host 5K Fun Run

Development Centers is pleased to announce that their third annual River Splash Dash, a lively summer 5K Fun-Run, is set to take place on Saturday,...

Jun 02, 2015, 08:35 ET

UT's Professional Development Center to Offer Professional Coaching Certificate with Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching

 The University of Texas at Austin's Professional Development Center will begin offering a Professional Coaching Certificate Program in...

May 21, 2015, 12:42 ET
David Offensend, President and CEO of EDC

EDC Appoints David Offensend as New President and CEO

The EDC board of trustees has selected David Offensend, former chief operating officer of the New York Public Library, as the next president and...

May 07, 2015, 15:25 ET

BIG Shopping Centers USA, RED Development Form Partnership To Own, Manage, Acquire U.S. Retail Properties In Midwest And West

BIG Shopping Centers USA and RED Development today announced a joint venture partnership to maximize market presence and performance of select U.S....