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Jul 01, 2015, 17:37 ET
The Wellington, Arlington, VA

Washington REIT Acquires Multifamily Community On Columbia Pike In Arlington, VA

Washington REIT (Washington Real Estate Investment Trust – NYSE: WRE) announced that it has acquired The Wellington, an apartment community...

Jun 30, 2015, 15:12 ET
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WTIA and Delta Air Lines Partnership Takes Off to Deliver Exclusive Benefits to Washington's Tech Industry

 Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA), Washington state's unifying voice for the technology community,...

Jun 24, 2015, 09:00 ET

Tonya M. Saunders Pairs Offerings With Ann Sullivan for NextWin

Tonya M. Saunders, Principal of Washington Premier Consulting—a woman-owned federal contracting firm—will be working together with Ann...

Jun 24, 2015, 06:00 ET
The George Washington University Online High School

George Washington University Online High School Honors 2015 Graduates at In-person ceremony

 The George Washington University Online High School (GWUOHS), an online college preparatory school for students in grades 6-12, will...

Jun 23, 2015, 17:47 ET

Washington REIT Enters Into New, Expanded Four-Year Credit Facility

 Washington REIT (Washington Real Estate Investment Trust -- NYSE: WRE), a leading owner of commercial and multifamily properties in the...

Jun 18, 2015, 18:18 ET

Coalition of Leading Health Care Organizations Receive National Grant to Expand Choosing Wisely® Program to Eliminate Wasteful and Potentially Harmful Care

A coalition of leading health care organizations in the state today announced that it received a 34-month grant from the American Board of Internal...

Jun 18, 2015, 16:00 ET

University of Washington and Tsinghua University create groundbreaking partnership with launch of the Global Innovation Exchange

In pursuit of solutions to some of the biggest global challenges, two of the world's leading research universities, the University of Washington...

Jun 17, 2015, 10:17 ET
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Washington Women in Public Relations Honors Rising Communications Leaders

Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) proudly announced three inspiring communications professionals as the 2015 Emerging Leaders Awards...

Jun 15, 2015, 16:20 ET

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Announces 2nd Quarter 2015 Earnings Release Date And Conference Call Information

 Washington REIT (Washington Real Estate Investment Trust – NYSE: WRE), a leading owner of commercial and multifamily properties in the...

Jun 11, 2015, 09:21 ET
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Washington Dulles Marriott Suites Invites World Police & Fire Games Participants To Win In Comfort and Convenience

Community heroes and their supporters heading to Fairfax this summer for the 2015 World Police & Fire Games will find gold medal-worthy...

Jun 09, 2015, 10:00 ET

Green America Calls on Amazon Web Services to "Build a Cleaner Cloud"

Green America today launched "Amazon: Build a Cleaner Cloud" (www.BuildACleanerCloud.org), a campaign to push the nation's largest cloud-based...

Jun 09, 2015, 09:00 ET

Men's Oral Health is Critical to Maintaining Overall Health

 From heart disease to erectile dysfunction, the impacts of poor dental care among men can have health impacts far more serious than a...

Jun 08, 2015, 17:27 ET

WGU Washington Pledges to Hold Tuition Steady

For the fifth year in a row, WGU Washington will not increase tuition or fees. The nonprofit, online university has held tuition at a flat...

Jun 04, 2015, 11:08 ET

The Protocol School of Washington Celebrates National Business Etiquette Week by asking, "What will business etiquette look like in 2025?"

Is checking your new smartwatch during a business meeting considered rude? Is there a dress code for videoconference calls? Does a LinkedIn message...

May 28, 2015, 04:00 ET

Spokane Schools Partner With Local Credit Union To Beat Funding Crunch For Extracurricular Activities

As more and more schools feel the financial pinch when it comes to funding extracurricular activities in the face of increased demands for student...

May 27, 2015, 12:30 ET

Habitat for Humanity of Washington, DC to Build "Pope Francis House"

In June, Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. (DC Habitat) will launch construction on a house in the name of Pope Francis. DC Habitat has...

May 26, 2015, 07:20 ET

HOPE donates $50,000 to IU Simon Cancer Center to support the IU Health Survivorship Program and promote pancreatic research

 HOPE, in partnership with Washington National Insurance Company, is donating $50,000 to the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer...

May 22, 2015, 11:31 ET

40-years in business makes Sylene of Washington a witness to social change, model of business success

 40 years ago, during a decade known as the "Bra Burning Era," Cyla Weiner, a 26-year-old newlywed and daughter of Holocaust survivors, opened...

May 22, 2015, 08:00 ET

The Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University Celebrates Inaugural MPH@GW Graduating Class

 The Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University welcomed graduates of its online...

May 20, 2015, 13:00 ET

ACEEE: Boston, NYC, Washington, DC, San Francisco, and Seattle Rank as America's Most Energy-Efficient US Cities

Mayors and local lawmakers in America's largest cities continue to take innovative steps to lower energy costs for consumers and businesses,...