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Sep 26, 2014, 08:15 ET
HydroSense, a team of students from the University of Washington, won the 2009 Environmental Innovation Challenge with a water-usage monitoring technology. HydroSense was acquired by Belkin in 2010. (PRNewsFoto/Michael Foster Schl of Business)

Innovation takes flight as Alaska Airlines sponsors environmental entrepreneurship competition at University of Washington

 Today, the University of Washington Foster School of Business announced Alaska Airlines as the naming sponsor of its annual Environmental...

Sep 25, 2014, 12:07 ET

Michaels Teams With Top Designer Isaac Mizrahi To Introduce Isaac Mizrahi "CRAFT"

Michaels, North America's leading arts and crafts store, is the exclusive retailer for Isaac Mizrahi CRAFT, the designer's new yarn collection...

Sep 23, 2014, 13:45 ET

Why I Run: Local Businessman Raises Funds For Clean Water Initiative

 Local businessman and attorney Michael S. Melfi has partnered with Hope Water Project to raise $5,000 for a fresh water well for the Pokot...

Sep 22, 2014, 08:35 ET
Fitzmaurice Hand Institute (PRNewsFoto/Dr. Michael Fitzmaurice)

Phoenix Arizona Hand Doctor Develops Revolutionary New Surgery System, Eliminates Need for Large Incisions

 For many people experiencing issues with their hands or wrists, surgery often means facing the prospect of large, painful incisions and long...

Sep 18, 2014, 16:27 ET
China's Super Consumers John Wiley and Son's Amazon's September "Best Books of the Month" (PRNewsFoto/Savio Chan and Michael Zakkour)

"China's Super Consumers" Scores Amazon's September "Best Books of the Month"

 Co-Authors Savio Chan of Great Neck, NY and Michael Zakkour of Livingston, NJ, are generating buzz and praise for their collaborative work...

Sep 12, 2014, 16:45 ET

Kathryn Chenault Hosted a Post Show Reception Celebrating the b michael AMERICA Couture Spring 2015 Collection

B Michael showed his 2015 Spring Collection at New York's Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 in New York City. Just...

Sep 12, 2014, 16:30 ET
The b michael AMERICA finale (PRNewsFoto/b michael AMERICA)

b michael AMERICA Spring 2015 Couture

On the evening of September 10, b michael AMERICA presented their Spring 2015 Couture collection at the Tents at Lincoln Center showing 45 looks...

Sep 11, 2014, 08:00 ET

Michael Lynch Memorial Foundation Announces 2014 Scholarship Recipients

 The Michael Lynch Memorial Foundation, a program that has raised more than $4.6 million to provide college scholarships to children of...

Sep 10, 2014, 14:20 ET

Lawsuit Filed Against Jody Kriss & East River Partners

A lawsuit filed in New York Supreme Court by Joseph Brun, represented by Michael Beys of Beys Stein Mobargha & Berland LLP, alleges that Jody...

Sep 09, 2014, 09:39 ET
The Michael J. Fox Foundation and AbbVie announce the results of a recent survey that shows seeing a specialist can help individuals better understand their disease and learn about research participation. (PRNewsFoto/The Michael J. Fox Foundation)

Survey Reveals Knowledge Gaps Among Parkinson's Patients and Caregivers

A recent survey of more than 1,500 Parkinson's disease (PD) patients, caregivers and physicians reveals that information and specialized care can...

Sep 09, 2014, 08:30 ET
Michael Allan Scott (PRNewsFoto/Michael Allan Scott)

Michael Allan Scott Readership Spikes As Fans Eagerly Await Third Book in Lance Underphal Mystery Series

 With the success of the second Lance Underphal Mystery, fans and reviewers are busy describing the Arizona author's mystery books as "killer."...

Sep 08, 2014, 11:32 ET
Since January 1, 2014 Michael Best's Salt Lake City location has become a leading provider of focused legal services for Utah's growing business community. (PRNewsFoto/Michael Best & Friedrich LLP)

Michael Best to Present on Intellectual Property Protection at EDCUtah Breakfast

 The Salt Lake City office of the law firm of Michael Best & Friedrich LLP (Michael Best) (, a national leader...

Sep 08, 2014, 08:30 ET
Emerging market expert Michael Hamilton Morgan (PRNewsFoto/Michael Morgan)

Emerging Market Expert Michael Hamilton Morgan Slams ISIS Panic Reporting, Finds Business Opportunities for Clients

 "Once again, global media and governments are in a panic," says Michael Hamilton Morgan, an international speaker, business consultant, author...

Aug 28, 2014, 08:00 ET
Michaels Stores Inc. Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Michaels Stores Inc.)

Michaels to Present at the 21st Annual Goldman Sachs Global Retailing Conference

 The Michaels Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MIK) today announced that it will participate in the 21st Annual Goldman Sachs Global Retailing...

Aug 27, 2014, 07:00 ET
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Michaels Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2014 Financial Results

 The Michaels Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MIK) today announced financial results for the quarter ended August 2, 2014. Chuck Rubin, Chief...

Aug 21, 2014, 15:07 ET
Shoelala Shapers for your shoes! Lightweight and flexible are great for travel and look fabulous in your closet! (PRNewsFoto/Christopher Michael, LLC)

Shoelala Introduces a New Concept in Shoe Accessories!

 We are pleased to announce a new concept that combines the feel of luxury with the practicality of support.  Shapers for your shoes!...

Aug 13, 2014, 16:01 ET
Michaels Stores Inc. Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Michaels Stores Inc.)

The Michaels Companies, Inc. to Report Second Quarter Results on August 27, 2014

 The Michaels Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MIK) today announced that it will report its second quarter results prior to market open on Wednesday,...

Aug 13, 2014, 08:43 ET
A Native's Tongue (PRNewsFoto/Michael D. Dennis)

Author Michael D. Dennis Announces Book Signing In West Hollywood, CA

 Los Angeles based author Michael D. Dennis announced that he will be signing copies of his novel A Native's Tongue and doing a reading at...

Aug 12, 2014, 16:56 ET

Gig Harbor Dentist Waves Fee for Dental Sedation

Are you one of the 30-40 million Americans who have a phobia about the dentist? While it's normal to have some anxiety regarding an upcoming dental...

Aug 12, 2014, 09:00 ET

Promising Parkinson's Disease Research Highlighted by The Michael J. Fox Foundation to Accelerate Drug Development

Research projects from five groups active in Parkinson's research comprise the 2014 first half (1H 2014) of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for...