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In Wake Of Supreme Court Stay, 4 Business Groups Urge States To Proceed With Clean Power Plan Efforts

American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE), Ceres, and Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) released...

Feb 05, 2016, 10:00 ET

The George Washington University Names Inaugural Director of Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute

The George Washington University on Wednesday announced the selection of Kevin Pelphrey as the inaugural director of the university's Autism and...

Feb 04, 2016, 14:23 ET
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Undergraduate Applications to the George Washington University Rise by More Than 28 Percent

 The George Washington University has received a record number of admissions applications. University admissions officials report applications...

Feb 04, 2016, 10:00 ET

WWPR Inducts 2016 Board of Directors with Keynote from Brian Reich, Little M Media

 Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR), a leading resource for communications professionals in the nation's capital, today announces its...

Jan 22, 2016, 11:25 ET

World Affairs Council-Washington, DC to honor IBM Corporation, The National Geographic Society, Republic of South Africa and George Mason University at Global Education Gala

The World Affairs Council-Washington, DC (WAC-DC) annual Global Education HONORS: Gala is an event that recognizes organizations who demonstrate an...

Jan 21, 2016, 10:45 ET

2016 Connected Green Car of the Year, Green SUV of the Year, Luxury Green Car of the Year Winners Announced

 Green Car Journal has announced the winners of its prestigious 2016 Green Car Awards at a press conference held today during the Washington...

Jan 19, 2016, 16:15 ET
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Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Announces Income Tax Treatment Of Its 2015 Dividend Distribution

 Washington Real Estate Investment Trust ("Washington REIT" or the "Company") (NYSE: WRE) announced the income tax treatment of its 2015...

Jan 13, 2016, 15:14 ET

W&L's 26th Mock Convention Feb. 11-13 May Clarify GOP Presidential Race

A college mock political convention that has correctly predicted the actual nominee in 19 of 25 presidential elections since 1908 convenes Feb....

Jan 11, 2016, 11:00 ET

Hyundai "Hands On" Contest Puts Washington In Touch with a New Car!

 Washington's favorite reality show returns! The Hands-On Contest at The Washington Auto Show® will put a handful of lucky Washingtonians...

Jan 08, 2016, 16:15 ET
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Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Announces 4th Quarter 2015 Earnings Release Date And Conference Call Information

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

Jan 05, 2016, 13:01 ET

2016 Washington Auto Show Public Policy Preview Days To Host Capitol Hill Panel, Keynote by Honda Exec VP

As the public policy show on the auto show circuit, The Washington Auto Show will launch its 2016 edition, "The Power of Mobility," with two days...

Dec 21, 2015, 14:38 ET
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Washington REIT Announces 2016 Quarterly Earnings Conference Calls

Washington REIT (Washington Real Estate Investment Trust – NYSE: WRE) announces the dates and times for its fourth quarter 2015 and first,...

Dec 21, 2015, 12:00 ET

2016 Washington Auto Show: The Epicenter of D.C. Cool

 Spotlights and music at the entrance to the Washington Auto Show® will signal to guests what they are about to witness: the hottest party...

Dec 17, 2015, 13:43 ET

Fracking Scorecard: Despite Progress, 70 Percent of Oil & Gas Companies Still Fail to Adequately Disclose Risks to Investors

The 2015 edition of an annual investor scorecard ranking the 30 largest oil and gas companies engaged in hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," finds...

Dec 17, 2015, 12:00 ET

2016 Washington Auto Show Public Policy Preview Days to Host Capitol Hill Panel, Keynote by Honda Exec VP

As the public policy show on the auto show circuit, The Washington Auto Show will launch its 2016 edition, "The Power of Mobility," with two days...

Dec 14, 2015, 15:41 ET

WGU Washington Launches Master's in Integrated Healthcare Management

 WGU Washington is now accepting applications for a new online master's degree program aimed at preparing professionals for senior leadership...

Dec 14, 2015, 13:08 ET
Residence Inn National Harbor Washington, D.C. Area has completed a major floor-to-ceiling renovation of all suites and public spaces. All feature new carpets, wallpaper, window coverings, furniture and artwork. For information, visit www.ResidenceInnNationalHarbor.com or call 1-301-749-4755.

Residence Inn National Harbor Washington, D.C. Area Completes Capital Improvement Project

 Residence Inn National Harbor Washington, D.C. Area invites winter travelers to cozy up in completely refreshed accommodations designed to...

Dec 14, 2015, 09:07 ET
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Washington REIT Stabilizes The Maxwell, Now 93% Leased

 Washington REIT (Washington Real Estate Investment Trust – NYSE: WRE) and its partner Crimson Partners have reached 93% leased...

Dec 08, 2015, 11:08 ET
Pamela Eyring, President of The Protocol School of Washington, has been unanimously  appointed to PYXERA Global's Board of Directors.

Pamela Eyring, President of The Protocol School of Washington, appointed to PYXERA Global's Board of Directors

 Pamela Eyring, president and owner of The Protocol School of Washington—the global leader in business etiquette, cross cultural...

Dec 08, 2015, 10:00 ET

Washington Health Alliance Releases First Results for Washington Common Measure Set on Health Care Cost and Quality

 The Washington Health Alliance (Alliance) and the Washington State Health Care Authority today released the first results for the Washington...