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Jul 29, 2014, 13:06 ET

Survey: Lawyers Ready To Join In Major Push To Spot And Report Financial Fraud Targeting Older Americans

 Nine out of 10 practicing attorneys surveyed by the Investor Protection Trust (IPT), the Investor Protection Institute (IPI), and the American...

Jul 29, 2014, 09:15 ET

Washington Wealth Management Adds Two Former Wirehouse Advisors Across Two Coasts with Approximately $200 Million in Total Client Assets

 Washington Wealth Management LLC (WWM or "the firm"), an independent hybrid Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) supporting fee and...

Jul 28, 2014, 15:12 ET

WWPR Announces Pro Bono Client Request For Applications For 2015-2016 -- Deadline: September 5, 2014

Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) is now accepting applications from nonprofit 501(c) 3 organizations serving women and children for...

Jul 28, 2014, 12:07 ET

Washington Examiner Hires Hugo Gurdon

 MediaDC today announced that Hugo Gurdon has been named Editorial Director for the Washington Examiner, a leading national source of...

Jul 24, 2014, 17:15 ET

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Announces Second Quarter Financial And Operating Results

 Washington Real Estate Investment Trust ("Washington REIT" or the "Company") (NYSE: WRE), a leading owner and operator of...

Jul 24, 2014, 16:56 ET

Washington University in St. Louis School of Law Announces Online Master of Legal Studies (MLS) Degree

Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, in partnership with 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU) today announced the launch of a new, fully online...

Jul 24, 2014, 16:35 ET

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Announces 211th Consecutive Quarterly Dividend

Washington REIT's Board of Trustees announced today a quarterly dividend of $0.30 per share to be paid on September 30, 2014 to shareholders of...

Jul 23, 2014, 10:03 ET

Washington Women in Public Relations Announces 2014 Emerging Leaders Awards Honorees

 Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) proudly named Alexandra Dickinson, Danielle Hagen, and Sara Neumann the 2014 Emerging Leaders...

Jul 21, 2014, 17:00 ET

Composted Livestock Manure Produces Nutrient-Rich Fertilizer

As the population grows, fertilizers for crops and pasture grass are increasingly in demand including the potential of packaged cow manure as...

Jul 17, 2014, 18:06 ET

New Scholarship Helps Local Students Earn Master's Degrees in Business

 WGU Washington,,  is encouraging business professionals to continue their education through a new scholarship for...

Jul 17, 2014, 11:36 ET

Jump Start: New Program Aims at Getting Severely Obese Children Treated More Quickly

Clinicians in the groundbreaking Weigh Smart® program at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital have added a new program designed to get severely...

Jul 17, 2014, 11:00 ET

Tipping Point: National Geographic Adds Recycled Fiber to Magazines

 In a major step forward for the use of recycled paper in the magazine industry, the National Geographic Society (NGS) has begun incorporating...

Jul 17, 2014, 11:00 ET

ACEEE: Germany, Italy, EU, China, And France Top Global Energy Efficiency Rankings

Germany comes in first in a new energy efficiency ranking of the world's major economies, followed by Italy, the European Union as a whole, China,...

Jul 16, 2014, 16:11 ET
@WashULaw students in front of the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. (PRNewsFoto/Washington Univ. in St. Louis)

Washington University School of Law Brings non-U.S.-Trained Lawyers Together for a High-Impact Learning Experience in the U.S.

 Washington University in St. Louis School of Law recently welcomed students enrolled in its online Master of Laws (LL.M.) in U.S. Law program...

Jul 16, 2014, 15:51 ET
The Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University Launches First of its Kind Mobile App for MHA@GW Students (PRNewsFoto/2U, Inc.; George Washington U...)

New Mobile App for Health Administration Students

 The Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University (Milken Institute SPH) announced the launch of the first of...

Jul 14, 2014, 12:05 ET

Storm Fitness Challenge Inspires Good Health and Community Goodwill

 In conjunction with its Take Your Health by Storm initiative, sponsored by LifeWise Health Plan of Washington, the Seattle Storm is launching...

Jul 09, 2014, 11:00 ET

200 Moms And Kids Launch A "Play-in" Protest On Capitol Hill For Climate Action

More than 200 moms and their kids are holding a unique "Play-in for Climate Action," on Capitol Hill today, a family-friendly protest against the...

Jul 09, 2014, 10:00 ET

Washington Women in Public Relations Announces 2014 Emerging Leaders Awards Finalists

 Today Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR), the leading professional society for women communicators in the greater capital area,...

Jul 09, 2014, 08:30 ET

Blueberry Growers Meet Growing Demand

 Washington blueberry growers expect to meet growing demand by harvesting more than 90 million pounds of blueberries, making Washington State...

Jul 08, 2014, 13:29 ET

The Washington Center Introduces Internship Bill of Rights

The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars today released an Internship Bill of Rights. Focused on learning, the Internship Bill...

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