Home » Features » Education » University of Illinois

University of Illinois

Research findings at University of Illinois

  • Potential cure for Alzheimers disease may require a combination therapy, which will target the malformations of the proteins that characterise this condition

Famous alumni of the University

  • Mr Fong, CFO, Apollo Solar Energy did his Masters in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in 1993

University of Illinois in News

Jindal Initiative on Research in IP and Competition Organizes National Consultation Workshop on Standard Setting and Innovation in (ICT) Sector
Business Wire India  “Make in India” and “Digital India” will transform India - Nalin Kohli, National Spokesperson of the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) The interpretation of the issues and concept of IPR is extremely rudimentary in the country - Hon’ble Justice Mr. S

Cortex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Name Change and Symbol Change
Cortex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC: CORX) (the "Company") is providing investors and shareholders with a 2015 year-end update and a summary overview of the Company's clinical trial plans for 2016.

Timothy Henn, Experienced Genomics Diagnostics and Life Sciences Executive, Joins CardioDx as Chief Financial Officer
CardioDx, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company specializing in cardiovascular genomics, announced today the appointment of Timothy Henn as Chief Financial Officer of the company.

T5 Facilities Management Names Steven Holland to New Role as Vice President, Facilities Management Solutions
T5 Facilities Management (T5FM,, a T5 Data Centers™ company, today announced the addition of Steven Holland to the newly created role of Vice President, Facilities Management Solutions. In this position, Holland will be responsible for leading T5FM's growth in third-party data center facility operations.

ViaWest Bolsters Leadership Team With Addition of Jason Nance as SVP of Sales
ViaWest has further strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Jason Nance to the position of Senior Vice President of Sales

G. Anton Publishing/Chicago Announces Release of Debut Novel
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - November 17, 2015) - Chicago-style politics is front and center in the newly released novel NOT BLACK AND WHITE: From the Very Windy City to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, by first-time author G. A. Beller. Exposing the deep, dark secrets of some of the Windy City's most revered and reviled citizens, NOT BLACK AND WHITE (G

Innovus Pharma Announces Formal of a Clinical Advisory Board to Support the Launch of Its Androferti(R) Product in the United States
Innovus Pharmaceuticals, Inc

Salar Ahmed Khan Is Presented the Award of Distinction by the International Assoc. of Who's Who
Dr. Salar Ahmed Khan has been a Research Compliance Officer with the Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center (JBVAMC) in Chicago, Illinois since 2009, although he has been with the organization since October 2000, in the Research and Development Department.

ITA Crowns Best Coders in the Midwest at the 2015 Tech Challenge
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - November 09, 2015) - The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) held its sixth annual ITA Tech Challenge programming skills competition on Friday, November 6.

GroGenesis, Inc. Adds David Colburn as Independent Director of Its Board
GroGenesis, Inc. (OTCQB: GROG), a developer and manufacturer of all-natural and sustainable agricultural enhancement products, announced today the appointment of David Colburn to the Board of Directors effective immediately.

Conexant Appoints Kurt Hoff Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales
Conexant Systems Inc., an audio and imaging innovation leader, today announced the appointment of Kurt Hoff as senior vice president of worldwide sales. Hoff joins Conexant from Silicon Labs, where he was senior vice president of worldwide sales

Chicago Community Development Leader Joins Nonprofit IFF's Management
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - November 02, 2015) - Chicago community development leader Susana Vasquez joins IFF in a new position as vice president of strategic initiatives and resource development to direct strategy and raise funds for transforming Midwestern communities.

UST Global, Skills for Chicagoland's Future and 1871 Celebrate Success of "Step It Up" Tech Training Program for Minority Women
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - October 21, 2015) - UST Global, Skills for Chicagoland's Future and 1871 celebrated today the continued success of job training program Step IT Up America in recruiting minority women in Chicago into IT careers. UST Global announced a goal of placing at least 50 Chicago program graduates within the next 12 months.

Cortex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to Present at the 14th Annual BIO Investor Forum
Cortex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: CORX) ("Cortex" or the "Company"), a leader in developing drugs for respiratory disorders, particularly obstructive and central sleep apneas and drug-induced respiratory depression, announces that it will be presenting at the 14th Annual BIO Investor Forum (

Chicago Loop Hotel Is Simplifying the Logistics of Sporting Event Attendance
As the NBA and NHL seasons have nearly arrived, West Loop Chicago restaurant and lounge, Rooks Corner, is now offering free event parking and free shuttle service to and from the United Center for Chicago Bulls and Chicago Blackhawk games as well as certain special events and concerts with bar validation.

Horizon Pharma plc Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Timothy P. Walbert Inducted Into Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame at UIC Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies
Horizon Pharma plc (NASDAQ: HZNP), a biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients' lives by identifying, developing, acquiring and commercializing differentiated and accessible medicines that address unmet medical needs, today announced that Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Timothy P

Dr. May S. Yazeji Is Presented the Award of Distinction by the International Assoc. of Who's Who
Dr. May Yazeji is one of the highly qualified and caring physicians who comprise Contemporary Obstetrics and Gynecology Women's Care Center located in Moline, Illinois.

AMA Convenes Medical Education Innovators from Across the Country for National ChangeMedEd Conference

AMA to Bring Hundreds of Medical Education, Health Care Innovators to Chicago for National ChangeMedEd Conference

Stanford, MIT and Harvard top the inaugural Reuters Top 100 ranking of the most innovative universities
NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER 16, 2015 - Stanford University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University top the inaugural Reuters Top 100 ranking of the world's most innovative universities. The Reuters Top 100 ranking aims to identify which institutions contribute the most to science and technology, and have the greatest impact on the global economy

Rackspace Appoints Kevin Costello to Board of Directors
SAN ANTONIO, TX--(Marketwired - December 23, 2014) - Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced that Kevin Costello has joined the Rackspace board of directors.

SmartSports and Sportvision(R) Team-Up to Provide the Ultimate in Baseball Performance Evaluation With 40 SmartKage(TM) Installations Nationwide
When a baseball/softball player of any skill level steps into a SmartKage™ they will now have access to the same technology that has successfully provided analytics and performance metrics for Major League players since 2007. On the heels of a partnership between SmartKage™ parent company SmartSports ( and Sportvision®, Inc. (www.sportvision

Marcellus Shale Development Creates Thousands of Skilled Craft Jobs, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The boom in the Marcellus Shale has led to billions of dollars of capital investment and millions of hours of work for craft laborers that would not have taken place absent oil and gas development, according to labor researchers at the University of Illinois.

Chicago Plastic Surgeons Highlight Three Techniques Used for Breast Lift Surgery
Mastopexy -- commonly referred to as breast lift surgery -- is intended to rejuvenate the appearance of br**ts that have lost volume and begun to sag as a result of pregnancy, weight fluctuations, gravity, and a variety of other factors

Good Samaritan Hospital Names New Chief of Dermatology
Good Samaritan Hospital in West Palm Beach, Florida has named Dr. Supriya Tomar Chief of Dermatology.

Industry Veteran Mark Hodson Joins Clarity Solution Group as Vice President of Delivery Capabilities
Clarity Solution Group, the largest on-shore data and analytics consulting company in the US, today announced that Mark Hodson has joined the Company as Vice President Capabilities and Methods. In this role, Mark will oversee Clarity's Data Management, Data Integration, Information Delivery, and Advanced Analytics solution capabilities

Hotel Near Westside Chicago Welcomes Culinary Evolution
Officials of the Marriott Chicago at Medical District/UIC and Rooks Corner, An American Bistro, are proud to announce the appointment of their new Executive Chef, Jozih Korotkov.

South Chicago Marketing Is Expanding
South Chicago Marketing in Joliet, IL has seen incredible growth so far this year and has large projections for the fourth quarter into next year. With new clients and a continued projection of growth, how do they manage to fill the leadership and management roles?

CORRECTION - Illinois Technology Association (ITA)
In the news release, "Top Student Programmers Named in 2014 ITA Tech Challenge," issued Monday, November 10, 2014, by the Illinois Technology Association, we are advised by the company that the last name of the first place winner should read "Matthews" rather than "Williams" as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows.

Top Student Programmers Named in 2014 ITA Tech Challenge
The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) held its fifth annual ITA Tech Challenge programming skills competition on Friday, November 7.

ASSIA CEO, Dr. John Cioffi, to Offer Insights Into the Latest Access Network Technologies at The NBN: Rebooted Conference
ASSIA, Inc., a leading solutions company for broadband service providers, today announced that ASSIA CEO and Chairman Dr. John Cioffi will share his insights on addressing and managing access-network technology issues, at The NBN: Rebooted conference in Sydney on November 18, 2014

St. Baldrick's Foundation Awards $2.5 Million in Pediatric Oncology Research Grants
The St. Baldrick's Foundation, a volunteer-driven and donor-centered charity dedicated to raising money for childhood cancer research, is proud to announce that its latest cycle of pediatric oncology research grants have totaled more than $2.5 million to fund 40 institutions across the U.S

ITA Announces 2nd Annual Exploring the Internet of Things Summit
The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) will be holding its second annual Exploring the Internet of Things (IoT) Summit on November 20, 2014 to provide information and insights on the future of IoT technology.

Forsythe Names Jeffrey Davies Chief Information Officer
Forsythe Technology, Inc., a leading North American information technology (IT) infrastructure integrator, announced today that Jeffrey Davies has joined the company as senior vice president, chief information officer, reporting to Forsythe's president and chief executive officer, William P. Brennan

Award-Winning Architecture and Interior Design Firm, David Woodhouse Architects LLC, Announces Name Change to Woodhouse Tinucci Architects
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - October 20, 2014) - David Woodhouse, FAIA, and Andy Tinucci, AIA, announce their professional partnership with a firm name change. David Woodhouse Architects LLC (DWA) will now be known as Woodhouse Tinucci Architects (

Chevrolet Supports Spelman College's Clean Energy Efficiency Initiatives
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - October 17, 2014) - Spelman College has partnered with Chevrolet to build upon the College's mission to achieve climate neutrality. As a result of the College's sustainability initiatives, Spelman will sell the automaker carbon credits, which will net the institution up to $100,000

Wood Partners and Golub & Co. Begin Construction on 270-Unit Luxury Rental Community in Oak Park
Wood Partners, as a co-developer with Golub & Co., has broken ground on Lake + Forest, a 1.6-acre, 270-unit community on the former site of a city-owned parking structure on Forest Avenue in Oak Park. This project will include a new public garage for the Village of Oak Park. Construction is expected to be complete by spring 2016.

Leading Neurosurgeon to Present at Vycor's Booth at Congress of Neurological Surgeons in Boston
Vycor Medical, Inc. ("Vycor") (OTCQB: VYCO), a provider of innovative and superior surgical and therapeutic solutions, is pleased to announce that Dr

Vycor Continues to Execute on Its Stated Strategic Goal of Expanding Internationally
Vycor Medical, Inc. ("Vycor") (OTCQB: VYCO), a provider of innovative and superior surgical and therapeutic solutions, announced that it had made significant in-roads into a number of key international markets. Most recently it has entered into a distribution agreement with Eurotech, a leading Russian distributor of surgical devices, and secured its first order

Prominent Researchers to Present Minimally Invasive Surgeries Utilizing Vycor Medical's VBAS at Congress of Neurosurgery
Vycor Medical, Inc

Epilepsy Foundation Leads Project to Improve Understanding of Rare Epilepsies
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - December 19, 2013) - A team led by the Epilepsy Foundation has been approved for a funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to develop and expand a health data network that will be part of PCORnet: the National Patient-Centered National Clinical Research Network

Gold Eagle Co. Supports Launch of Illinois Manufacturing Lab Announced Today by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn
Gold Eagle Co., an industry pioneer of aftermarket fluids and additives and manufacturer of best-selling brands including STA-BIL® and 303® Products, joined Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, UI Labs and University of Illinois representatives to announce the launch of the Illinois Manufacturing Lab (IML) at Gold Eagle's headquarters today

Gift of Hope Honors Illinois Donor Family
Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network and members of the Champaign-area organ and tissue donation advocacy community joined White Heath, Ill., residents Robyn and Mike Deterding as they added the final touches to a memorial floragraph featuring their son, Teddy, who died at age 11 in 2000

Centro Adds Advertising Industry Veteran Bob Bernstein as Regional Sales Director
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - December 09, 2013) - Centro (, a provider of digital media software and services, today announced the addition of Bob Bernstein as Regional Sales Director

Fiduciary Trust Appoints Viraj Patel as Director of Asset Allocation
Fiduciary Trust Company International, a global investment management firm serving individuals, families, endowments and foundations since 1931, has appointed Viraj Patel as Director of Asset Allocation, a position within the firm's investment platform.

Waller Adds 22 New Associates
Waller, Nashville's oldest and largest law firm, has added 22 new associates since June 2013. The latest additions to the firm's roster of approximately 200 attorneys are 2013 law school graduates who are now officially licensed to practice.

Lee Enterprises Promotes Astrid Garcia to VP of HR
Astrid J. Garcia, vice president of human resources, labor and operations at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, has been promoted to vice president of human resources for Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (NYSE: LEE).

Leading Agricultural Scientists Join Agria Academy
Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") today announced that several prominent agricultural scientists joined the panel of experts at Agria Academy

IP Law Firm Brinks Gilson & Lione Welcomes Largest Associate Class Since 2008
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - November 20, 2013) - Reflecting ongoing robustness in its core business of intellectual property legal services, including in particular patent prosecution and litigation, Brinks Gilson & Lione recently announced the hiring of eleven new associates in three Midwest offices, boosting by seven percent the number of attorneys at the specialized IP law firm.

International Conference in Chicago Examines Role of Research Universities in Addressing Urban Challenges

ASSIA CEO and DSL Inventor Dr. John Cioffi to Share Expertise on Vectored VDSL in Australia
ASSIA, Inc., a leading solutions company for broadband service providers, today announced that ASSIA CEO and DSL inventor Dr. John Cioffi will share his insights into the use of vectored VDSL (very-high-speed DSL) for Australia's National Broadband Network (NBN) at The NBN: Rebooted workshop in Sydney on November 19. Dr

Illinois Technology Association Fall Challenge Reveals Top Collegiate Programmers in the Midwest; Connects Them With Chicago Tech
Fifty of the brightest and most talented technology students from 10 Midwestern colleges and universities convened in Chicago October 24-25 to compete in the Illinois Technology Association (ITA)'s Fall Challenge programming skills tournament. Fall Challenge winner Chase Geigle of The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign took home top honors and an award of $5,000

BMO Global Asset Management Strengthens Product Development & Management Expertise
BMO Global Asset Management today announced the addition of Pete Papageorgakis, CFA, and Casey Hatch, CFP, to the organization's U.S. Investment Team. Papageorgakis will serve as Managing Director, Head of Product Development & Management, and Hatch will serve as Associate, Product Development & Management. Both will be based in Chicago.

The Illinois Technology Association Brings Top Collegiate Tech Programmers to Chicago for Fourth Annual Fall Challenge
The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) today announced the 50 finalists from 10 Midwestern colleges and universities who will travel to Chicago to compete in the fourth annual Fall Challenge programming skills tournament

ASSIA Experts Share Essential Technology Updates and Customer Insights at Broadband World Forum 2013 Amsterdam
ASSIA, Inc., a leading solutions company for broadband service providers, today announced details of its plans to showcase advances in broadband technologies at the Broadband World Forum conference and exhibition in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 22 - 24. At the conference, ASSIA CEO Dr

NCSA Joins OpenSFS
Open Scalable File Systems (OpenSFS), the premier non-profit organization advancing and coordinating the Lustre® file system community, is proud to announce The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) has joined OpenSFS. NCSA is joining at the Adopter Level which provides organizations with a number of benefits including the ability to "..

PURE Bioscience Appoints New Board Member
PURE Bioscience (OTCQB: PURE), creator of the patented silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) antimicrobial, today announced the appointment of Dr. David Theno, Jr. as a new member of its Board of Directors. The Company reported that this is one of several planned Board appointments for installing new governance leadership consistent with its food safety commercialization strategy.

Fitz and the Tantrums' "Out Of My League" Is No. 1 on Billboard's Alternative Songs Chart; October TV Appearances Include "Ellen," "Conan" and "CBS Saturday Morning"; Fitz and the Tantrums Co-Headline "The Bright Futures Tour" With Capital Cities, Kicking Off October 20
Fitz and The Tantrums have scored a No. 1 hit with "Out Of My League," the first single from the band's new album, More Than Just a Dream (Elektra Records). Competition has been fierce on Billboard's Alternative Songs chart, where "Out Of My League" has spent 32 weeks and now becomes the sixth song to take the top position this year.

Chicago Banker Elizabeth Hozian Joins BMO Harris Bank Commercial Real Estate Team
Elizabeth Hozian has joined BMO Harris Bank as Vice President and Relationship Manager in Commercial Real Estate. Ms. Hozian, an experienced local banker who has over 14 years of Commercial Real Estate experience in the Chicago marketplace, will be focused on expanding mid-market lending relationships with local and regional real estate developers.

Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (September 25, 2013 – October 2, 2013)
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of September 25, 2013 – October 2, 2013.

SmithGroupJJR Elects Chung, Patek and Patterson to Board of Directors
SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation's leading architecture, engineering and planning firms, has named three to its Board of Directors.

Echo Global Logistics Announces Appointment of Julie Knudson to Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECHO), a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, announced today the appointment of Julie Knudson to the role of Senior Vice President of Human Resources.

Chicago Plastic Surgeons on Distinctions Between Breast Augmentation Implant Materials
Dr. Brian Braithwaite and Dr. Lorri Cobbins, both board-certified Chicago plastic surgeons, strive to educate prospective breast augmentation patients before surgery about their options for implant sizing and materials. One major decision these patients make is choosing between silicone and saline implants

Silicon Valley's Churchill Club Announces Four New Board Members
The Churchill Club, Silicon Valley's premier business and technology forum, today welcomed new board members Jonathan Becher, CMO of SAP; Deep Nishar, senior vice president of products and user experience at LinkedIn; Paul Saffo, managing director of foresight at Discern Analytics; and Chris Stedman, head of venture capital relationship management at SVB Capital

INC Research Appoints New Chief Information Officer to Lead Data Intelligence Initiatives
Seasoned IT Leader to Drive Global Efficiency Using Advanced IT Strategies

Azul Systems Adds Three Industry Veterans to Its Executive Team
Azul Systems, Inc. (Azul), the award-winning leader in Java runtime scalability, today announced the hiring of three new vice presidents. Global enterprise sales executive Bruce Ericson is the new SVP of worldwide sales, Sun Microsystems veteran Anya Barski is the new VP of engineering, and marketing executive Howard Green is the new VP of marketing.

Chicago Bariatric Surgeon on Revisional Weight Loss Surgery
Suburban Surgical Care Specialists and Kane Center, a provider of suburban Chicago bariatric surgery, has been performing revisional bariatric procedures for over fifty years. The practice has performed thousands of surgeries during that time, and Dr. James M. Kane Jr. stresses the importance of choosing an experienced surgical team

Matchbox Twenty and daqri Announced Today a New 4D Augmented Reality App That Will Provide Fans With Unique and Exclusive 4D Content and Experiences
Matchbox Twenty and daqri announced today a new 4D augmented reality app that will provide fans with unique and exclusive 4D content and experiences starting today. Never before has an album been used as such an engaging messaging platform.

Breast Augmentation With Silicone Implants Increasingly Popular at Chicago Plastic Surgery Practice
Dr. Brian Braithwaite and Dr. Lorri Cobbins, both board-certified plastic surgeons in Chicago, focus on breast surgery, body contouring, and facial aesthetic surgery at The Aesthetic Institute of Chicago

Top Illinois Tech Students Identified Through 2012 ITA Fall Challenge
The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) proudly announces the winners of the 2012 Fall Challenge Presented by Backstop Solutions Group. The Final Challenge brought 55 students to Chicago, introducing them to Illinois technology companies to attract them to the growing Chicago tech industry.

Illinois' Top Technology Professionals Identified at Local Universities
The 2012 ITA Fall Challenge presented by Backstop Solutions Group has identified Illinois' top 50 technology university students. The responsibility lies on the local industry to keep them in Illinois.

Illinois Academy to Honor Three Chicago-Area Family Physicians
The Illinois Academy of Family Physicians (IAFP) will honor three outstanding physicians as part of the annual awards program. The IAFP Public Relations Task Force evaluated all the nominees and selected the recipients. Each of these members will be honored at the IAFP annual meeting November 9 at Eaglewood Resort in Itasca.

ET International Awarded X-Stack Contract From the Department of Energy
ET International, Inc. (ETI), a leading provider of high-performance system software solutions and customized performance acceleration services for heterogeneous and multi-core/many-core architectures, today announced that it has been awarded a contract from the Department of Energy for the 2012 X-Stack: Programming Challenges, Runtime Systems, and Tools program.

SPG Solar Expands Leadership Team With Operations and Engineering Talent
SPG Solar, a leading provider of commercial solar power products and services, today announced two new executive team members. Effective immediately, John Tomaszewski will serve as SPG Solar's senior vice president of operations and customer service and warranty, and Soren Jensen will take on the role of director of engineering.

NCSBN's Maryann Alexander Inducted Into the American Academy of Nursing
Maryann Alexander, PhD, RN, chief officer, Nursing Regulation, National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN®),, was formally inducted into the American Academy of Nursing as one of the 2012 Fellows on Oct. 13, 2012, during the Academy's 39th Annual Meeting and Conference in Washington, D.C.

UC Berkeley Completes Construction of Alternative Energy Research Building
Construction of the University of California, Berkeley's five-story, $133 million biofuels research building, designed by SmithGroupJJR, has reached completion in Berkeley, Calif. The 113,200-square-foot Energy Biosciences Building (EBB) is located at the northwest edge of the UC Berkeley campus, a site formerly occupied by the California Department of Health Services

BrightScope Welcomes Dr. Stephen Coggeshall, CTO of ID Analytics, to Advisory Board
BrightScope (, the leading provider of independent retirement plan ratings and investment research, is proud to announce that Dr. Stephen Coggeshall, CTO of ID Analytics, has joined its Advisory Board and will serve in an ongoing capacity as an Advisor to the company and its executives. Dr

Hundreds of Companies, Thousands of Engineering College Students Connect With Readyforce
Readyforce, building the easiest way for companies to hire college students for internships and jobs, announced today that its first nationwide tour, Hacker Tour 2012, is reporting remarkable results at its midway point. Thusfar, 2,000 new students from 15 campuses in 10 states have joined Readyforce, along with 150 new companies

ASSIA to Share Insights About Economical Gigabit Broadband Access at Broadband World Forum
ASSIA, Inc., the leading provider of high-performance software tools for dynamic spectrum management (DSM) of digital subscriber line (DSL) and Wi-Fi networks, today announced details of its plans to showcase game-changing advances in broadband technologies at the Broadband World Forum conference and exhibition in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 16 - 18. At the show, ASSIA CEO Dr

Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. Announces Appointment of Robert F. Fulton to Board of Directors
Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRZO) today announced the appointment of Robert F. Fulton to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Self-healing technique could make electronics last longer and cut waste
A team of engineers has developed a self-healing system that restores electrical conductivity to a cracked circuit in less time than it takes to blink.

Now, 'super Photoshop' lets novices add fake objects to any still photo
A new technique has been developed by a programmer that lets fakers add anything to photos in minutes and give "real-looking" results by simply drawing a few lines on the screen.

Technomedia-Hodes iQ Appoints Savio Pacifico as Director of Finance
Technomedia-Hodes iQ, a leading provider of Talent Management Solutions, today announced that Savio Pacifico has joined the company as its Director of Finance. In this capacity, he is responsible for the company's financial reporting requirements along with overseeing its financial growth plans as it continues to expand internationally.

Technomedia Appoints Savio Pacifico as Director of Finance
Technomedia, a leading provider of Talent Management Solutions, today announced that Savio Pacifico has joined the company as its Director of Finance. In this capacity, he is responsible for the company's financial reporting requirements along with overseeing its financial growth plans as it continues to expand internationally.

Patersons Names Global Payroll Executive as Vice President, World Wide Sales
Patersons, a leader in cloud-based global payroll delivery providing expert solutions to customers in more than 160 countries, today announced that Sheri Sullivan, a seasoned sales leader with more than 11 years of experience in the global payroll industry has joined the company as Vice President, World Wide Sales

peerTransfer and Nelnet Business Solutions Partner to Enhance International Payment Options on Campus
peerTransfer, a leading provider of global payment solutions for international students and their schools, and Nelnet Business Solutions (NBS), a leading provider of campus commerce services for higher education, have partnered to achieve new efficiencies through the integration of technology and streamlined business operations.

Cambridge Bioscience Named Exclusive Distributor for NanoInk in the United Kingdom and Ireland
NanoInk's® NanoFabrication Systems Division is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with Cambridge Bioscience to serve as its exclusive distributor in the United Kingdom and Ireland

US presidents live longer than other men
US presidents often live a longer life than other men of their time, a new research has suggested.

Good kindergarten friendships linked to fewer behaviour problems in boys
High-quality friendships for boys in kindergarten could mean that they will have fewer behaviour problems and better social skills in first and third grades, a new study has claimed.

'Minority Report' style pre-social network finds you friends in your hangouts
In Steven Spielberg's 'Minority Report' a specialized police department, "PreCrime" apprehends criminals based on foreknowledge provided by three psychics called 'precogs.'

Comment on this story