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  • Development of smart fabric that could warn its wearer of allergens by glowing in response.
  • Scientists from the University's Duncan Steel used lasers to elicit a previously undiscovered natural feedback reaction that stabilizes the quantum dot's magnetic field, lengthening the stable existence of the quantum bit by several orders of magnitude, or more than 1,000 times.

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Eric Lefkofsky - and Wife Liz Support Funding of Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago's New Research Hospital
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - December 03, 2015) - Groupon Chairman and Co-founder Eric Lefkofsky and his wife Liz have donated $1 million to the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago's new Ability Institute of RIC, an advanced state-of-the-art research facility. It is designed to bridge the gap between how physical medicine and rehabilitation are performed today and in the future

The New England Journal of Medicine publishes "Selexipag for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension"
Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd /The New England Journal of Medicine publishes "Selexipag for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension" . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Plastic Surgeon in Toronto Highlights Recovery After Asian Blepharoplasty
Asian blepharoplasty, also known as double eyelid surgery or Asian double fold surgery, is a specialized technique for upper eyelid surgery designed to create a crease above the lashes in the upper lid, states Toronto plastic surgeon Lawrence Tong, MD

Actelion receives US FDA approval of Uptravi (selexipag) for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension
Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd /Actelion receives US FDA approval of Uptravi (selexipag) for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Waller Adds 18 New Attorneys in Second Half of 2015
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP has added 18 new attorneys since July 2015. Among the latest additions to Waller's roster of more than 200 attorneys are 2015 law school graduates who recently became licensed to practice.

Aver Inc. Names Nick Augustinos, Veteran Healthcare Executive, as New President and CEO
COLUMBUS, OH--(Marketwired - December 15, 2015) - Aver Inc., leader in the healthcare bundled payment space and provider of a patented data management platform that simplifies the healthcare reimbursement process, has appointed Nick Augustinos as President and Chief Executive Officer.

Doug Vikser Joins Hunt Mortgage Group as Managing Director on the Proprietary Lending Team
Hunt Mortgage Group, a leader in financing commercial real estate throughout the United States, announced today that Doug Vikser has joined the firm as Managing Director. He will report to Bill Hyman, Senior Managing Director and Chief Production Officer, and will be based in El Segundo, California.

Eric Lefkofsky -- Joins the Board of Belly, the Leading Digital Loyalty & Marketing Platform for Small Businesses
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - December 10, 2015) - Eric Lefkofsky, Chairman and Co-founder of Groupon, has joined the Board of Directors of Belly. Founded in 2011, Belly is the largest digital loyalty network in the United States with over 12,000 locations and 60 million members

Eric Lefkofsky and Wife Liz Fund 2016 Surgical Mission to Antigua, Guatemala
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - December 01, 2015) - Eric Lefkofsky, Chairman and Co-founder of Groupon, and his wife Liz are funding a surgical mission for Medical Missions For Children. In 2016, through the generosity of the Lefkofsky Family Foundation, a team of volunteers led by Dr

NCCN Collaborates With Bristol-Myers Squibb to Study PD-L1 Expression and Test Interpretation in Lung Cancer
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - November 30, 2015) - New molecules and pathways with pivotal functions in regulating the immune system have been discovered recently, providing new understanding of how tumor cells avoid the immune system

Eric Lefkofsky -- Returns to Role of Managing Partner at Lightbank
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - November 27, 2015) - Groupon Chairman and Co-founder Eric Lefkofsky has returned to his position of Managing Partner at Lightbank, a Chicago-based venture capital firm that he launched in 2010 with Lightbank Managing Partner and Co-founder Brad Keywell. While serving as Groupon's CEO in 2014 and 2015, Lefkofsky held the title of Special Advisor to Lightbank.

NCCN Foundation(R) Appoints Three New Representatives to Board of Directors
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - November 20, 2015) - The NCCN Foundation® has appointed three new representatives to its Board of Directors: Heather Kopecky, PhD, MBA; Marc Samuels, JD, MPH; and Susan Stein, MPH

Phase Four LLC Secures Funding From Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to Deliver Fully Integrated, High Delta-V Cubesat Electric Propulsion System
PASADENA, CA--(Marketwired - November 20, 2015) - Phase Four LLC, a satellite propulsion company, has received a $1 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), in support of the effort to deliver a fully-integrated flight unit of the CubeSat Ambipolar Thruster ("CAT")

Fish & Richardson Principal Michael Hamlin Named a National Law Journal "Boston Rising Star"
Fish & Richardson announced today that Michael Hamlin, a principal in the firm's Boston office, has been named a "Boston Rising Star" by the National Law Journal (NLJ). According to the NLJ, the Rising Stars "stand out as new leaders in the legal profession

Eric Lefkofsky -- Joins DRIVIN Board of Directors
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - November 17, 2015) - DRIVIN is pleased to announce Eric Lefkofsky, Groupon Chairman and Co-founder, has joined its Board of Directors, effective immediately. DRIVIN is a start-up revolutionizing the used-car industry by bringing data and technology together to help dealers source and acquire the right cars for their lots.

Pioneering Artist Tyree Guyton to Represent U.S. at China's Shenzhen Biennale
DETROIT, MI--(Marketwired - November 16, 2015) - How can architecture and design act as catalysts for change? How can they make a place better by creating a more functional and sustainable living, working and playing environment?

Dr. Robert C. Young Joins NCCN Leadership Team
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - November 16, 2015) - The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) has appointed Robert C. Young, MD, as Interim Vice President of the NCCN Oncology Research Program (ORP).

Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges Individuals or Family Members of a Loved One Diagnosed With This Cancer to Call Them About the Nation's Top Regional Hospitals for the Best Possible Mesothelioma Treatment
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - November 16, 2015) - Aside from being the nation's top branded source for the best mesothelioma compensation, the Mesothelioma Victims Center is also known for honest information, such as recommendations for top regional mesothelioma treatment facilities in the nation

MOKO's REC*IT App Now on Campus at 11 Colleges in the Premier and Oldest Division 1, Big Ten Conference
MOKO Social Media Limited (NASDAQ: MOKO) (ASX: MKB)

Eric Lefkofsky - Joins the Board of Sprout Social, a Leading Social Management Platform for Business
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - November 10, 2015) - Eric Lefkofsky, Chairman and Co-founder of Groupon, has joined the Board of Directors of Sprout Social. Founded in 2010, Sprout offers social media management and social advocacy tools to help brands more effectively communicate with their audience.

Root Inc. Adds Key Talent to Senior Consulting Team
Root® Inc., the strategy execution company, today announced Nate Butki and Kurt Cumming have joined the company as Managing Directors. Both offer decades of business experience in providing strategic guidance to global organizations, leading workplace culture transformations, and driving organizational optimization.

NCCN Launches 3D Virtual Simulator Learning Platform
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - December 04, 2014) - The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) has launched a 3D Virtual Metastatic Colorectal Cancer (mCRC) Simulator Learning Platform as part of the NCCN Continuing Education Program. To develop the 3D Virtual mCRC Simulator Learning platform, NCCN collaborated with Syandus, Inc

HR Executive and Professor Named to SHRM's Board of Directors
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world's largest association representing HR, has announced its Board of Directors for 2015.

ThousandEyes Expands Executive Leadership Team With Appointment of Mike Staiger as Chief Financial Officer
ThousandEyes, the company redefining network performance management for today's dynamic and complex networks, announced today that Mike Staiger has been appointed Chief Financial Officer. Staiger brings more than 20 years of financial leadership experience in venture-backed private and public technology companies

Changing the Course of Prostate Cancer Treatment: Life Expectancy Estimation, Active Surveillance, and Drug Development
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - November 21, 2014) - The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) has published the 20th annual edition of the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) for Prostate Cancer -- one of the eight original NCCN Guidelines® published in November 1996.

PeriRx, LLC Covering All Bases During Its Greater New York Dental Meeting Debut
PeriRx, LLC, a premier developer of breakthrough, non-invasive, oral diagnostic technology, will be making its national debut at booth #1506 during the Greater New York Dental Meeting from Sunday, November 30th Tuesday, December 2nd at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

NanoFlex Power Corporation Extends Research Agreement With the University of Southern California and the University of Michigan

Improved Outcomes in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Due to Advancements in Screening, Diagnosis, Radiology, and Systemic Therapies
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - November 19, 2014) - The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) has published the 20th annual edition of the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC), one of the eight original NCCN Guidelines® published in November 1996.

Signet Jewelers Limited Names Daniel Shull as Its First Chief Information Officer
Signet Jewelers Limited ("Signet") (NYSE: SIG) (LSE: SIG), the largest specialty jewelry retailer in the US, UK and Canada, announced that Daniel Shull will join the Company as its first Chief Information Officer effective January 5, 2015.

Lupus Research Studies Widen Understanding
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - November 15, 2014) - Research findings from studies supported by the Lupus Foundation of America's (LFA) National Research Program are providing new information to better understand the causes and progression of lupus, and contributing to development of new tools to treat and manage lupus, a misunderstood and unpredictable autoimmune disease

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.

Printed NCCN Guidelines for Patients(R) Now Available Through Amazon.com
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - November 10, 2014) - The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®), with the support of the NCCN Foundation®, announces the availability of printed versions of the NCCN Guidelines for Patients® for order on Amazon

UPDATE - NanoFlex Power Corporation's Sponsored Research Partner Wins Photovoltaics R&D Award From the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative
SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - November 10, 2014) - NanoFlex Power Corporation, a leading developer of advanced photovoltaic technologies and intellectual property, today announced that its research partner, the University of Michigan, has won a $1.35 million cooperative award under the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative

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.

NanoFlex Power Corporation's Sponsored Research Partner Wins Photovoltaics R&D Award From the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative
SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - November 07, 2014) - NanoFlex Power Corporation, a leader in the development, commercialization, and licensing of advanced photovoltaic technologies and intellectual property, today announced that its research partner, the University of Michigan, has won a $1.35 million cooperative award under the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative

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

Horizon Pharma plc Appoints John J. Kody as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer
Horizon Pharma plc (NASDAQ: HZNP), a specialty biopharmaceutical company with a portfolio of products in arthritis, inflammation and orphan diseases, announced today the Company's Board has appointed John J. Kody, executive vice president and chief commercial officer, reporting to Timothy P. Walbert, chairman, president and chief executive officer, effective November 24, 2014. Mr

It's a Three-Peat; Presence Saint Joseph Hospital Earns an "A" Again in the Latest Leapfrog Hospital Quality Report
Presence Saint Joseph Hospital announced today its three-peat "A" rating in the latest patient safety report from the Leapfrog Group. The hospital has earned this distinction for the third consecutive time based on the Leapfrog Group's latest Hospital Safety Score, which is designed to rate how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections.

Zumigo Selected to Present at Upcoming Money 20/20 Conference 2014
Zumigo Corporation, a leader in mobile device location and identity verification, today announced that Founder and CEO Chirag Bakshi has been selected to present at the Money 20/20 Conference 2014, being held in Las Vegas from Nov. 2 - 5

Manufactured Homes Built to Combat Cold Michigan Temperatures
Cold temperatures are creeping back in to the state, but that doesn't mean your house will be an icebox, the Michigan Manufactured Housing Association says.

Health Catalyst Receives Top Recognition in Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition, Capping a Year of Recognition by Gartner, Chilmark, Modern Healthcare
Health Catalyst, the leader in healthcare data warehousing and analytics, has been recognized by this year's Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition, a unique CIO-reviewed awards program from the publishers of FierceHealthIT, FierceHealthcare, and FierceMobileHealthcare

NCCN Receives Esteemed Accreditation for CME Activities
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - December 17, 2013) -  The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) has been surveyed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and awarded Accreditation with Commendation for six years as a provider of continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

Phytel Named a Finalist for Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition
Phytel, the leader in automated provider-led population health improvement, announced today that is has been selected as a finalist in this year's Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition, an awards program from the publisher of FierceHealthIT, FierceHealthcare, and FierceMobileHealthcare

Vermillion Gold Announces Ronald Shorr as New CEO
MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwired - December 10, 2013) - Vermillion Gold Inc. has elected Ronald Shorr as its Chairman and CEO. From 2004 until mid-2012, he was President and CEO of TSX-Venture listed Maudore Minerals Ltd., a Quebec gold explorer.

PointCarePA is a Finalist in Fierce Innovation Awards HealthCare Edition Program
PointCare announced today that is has been selected as a finalist in this year's Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition, an awards program from the publisher of FierceHealthIT, FierceHealthcare, and FierceMobileHealthcare. PointCare was recognized as a finalist in the category of Revenue Cycle Management.

Omni Bio Announces Notice of Allowance for New Use Patent
Omni Bio Pharmaceutical, Inc

Toronto Plastic Surgeon Simulates Results With VECTRA 3D Imaging
"During your cosmetic surgery consultation, VECTRA® 3D imaging can help you visualize potential results as if you actually underwent the procedure," writes Toronto plastic surgeon Lawrence Tong, MD in a recent blog entry

NCCN Publishes New Patient Resource for Stage 0 Breast Cancer
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - November 25, 2013) - The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®), with the support of the NCCN Foundation®, announces the availability of NCCN Guidelines for Patients®: Stage 0 Breast Cancer -- the latest addition to the library of NCCN Guidelines for Patients® available free-of-charge at NCCN.org/patients

NCCN Qualifies Northside Hospital Cancer Institute for Affiliate Research Project
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - November 21, 2013) - The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) Affiliate Research Project (ARP), developed by the NCCN Oncology Research Program (ORP), has qualified Northside Hospital Cancer Institute for the project

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.

Solegear Bioplastics Wins Global Cleantech Cluster Association 2013 Later Stage Award
Solegear Bioplastics, a pioneering developer of plant-based materials and packaging for global brands, is proud to announce that it has won the Best in BioFuels/BioEnergy for the Global Cleantech Cluster Association (GCCA) 2013 Later Stage Award. The GCCA's Global Top 10 Winners represent the best of the association's nearly 50 member clusters and over 10,000 member companies

Palm Beach Periodontist Uses Advanced Laser Technology to Treat Gum Disease
Dr. Daniel Lauer, a board-certified periodontist in Palm Beach, is committed to offering the highest quality of dental care through comfortable, safe, and effective procedures. This dedication is especially apparent in his treatment options for gum disease.

Matinas BioPharma Appoints James S. Scibetta to Board of Directors
BEDMINSTER, NJ--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - Matinas BioPharma Holdings, Inc., an emerging biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of omega-3 fatty acid-based prescription therapeutics for the treatment of cardiovascular conditions, announced today the appointment of James S. Scibetta to its Board of Directors. Mr. Scibetta replaces Jerome D

Florida Medical Executive Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - The American Medical Association (AMA) presented E. Russell Jackson, senior vice president at the Florida Medical Association (FMA), with the Medical Executive Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is given by the AMA to honor a medical association executive who has contributed substantially to the goals and ideals of the medical profession.

ADVA Optical Networking, Juniper Networks and University of Michigan Reveal Future of Big Data Transport at SC13
ADVA Optical Networking SE /ADVA Optical Networking, Juniper Networks and University of Michigan Reveal Future of Big Data Transport at SC13 . Ad hoc announcement according to § 15 WpHG. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

BASF 'Team Chemistry Challenge' Announced at University of Texas
Student contest focused on finding solutions for making athletics more sustainable $25,000 to be awarded to top submissions During Saturday's University of Texas football game, BASF Corporation will be announcing its "Team Chemistry Challenge" to promote collaboration among university students to find innovative new ways to make athletics more sustainable

Researchers Receive Grants From NCCN Oncology Research Program Funded Through Onyx Pharmaceuticals
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - November 11, 2013) - The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) Oncology Research Program (ORP) recently awarded four research grants to investigators following NCCN ORP Scientific Review Committee analysis of proposals submitted in response to the NCCN Carfilzomib and Oprozomib Request for Proposals (RFP)

Free Webinar to Detail How State of Michigan Became National Leader in Using Regional Collaboratives for Quality Improvement, Reducing Costs
John D. Birkmeyer, MD, an internationally recognized performance measurement and hospital quality expert, will present a free webinar on Tuesday, November 12th, on how the State of Michigan has become a national leader in using Regional Collaboratives of hospitals and physicians to improve the quality of care.

Audi Launches Opportunity for U.S. Students Eager to Unlock Future Mobility Innovations

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

Rolith Aims to Address the Growing Market for Transparent Electrodes
Rolith, Inc., the leader in developing advanced nanostructured coatings and devices, today announced that it has received an exclusive license to methods of micro and nano-patterning substrates to make transparent conductive electrodes from the University of Michigan Office of Technology Transfer (U-M Tech Transfer)

World Moto, Inc.: Advisor to Prime Minister of Thailand Joins Board of Directors
World Moto, Inc. (OTCBB: FARE) (OTCQB: FARE) (BERLIN: WM7) (FRANKFURT: A1J8SY) ("World Moto" or the "Company") is pleased to announce and welcome the appointment, effective immediately, of Julpas "Tom" Kruesopon, to the Company's Board of Directors

Regular Marijuana Use by Teens Continues to Be a Concern
Continued high use of marijuana by the nation's eighth, 10th and 12th graders combined with a drop in perceptions of its potential harms was revealed by this year's Monitoring the Future survey, an annual survey of eighth, 10th, and 12th-graders conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan

Tangent Medical Announces Issuance of US Patent
Tangent Medical (www.tangentmedical.com), an innovator in IV therapy products, today announced the issuance of US Patent #8,323,249 for technology included in the NovaCath™ Secure IV Catheter System, a product designed to set new standards in peripheral IV catheter design, functionality and performance

ArborMetrix and CardioAccess Partner to Create National Registry for Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium
ArborMetrix, Inc., the leading provider of clinically rich, real-time analytics for acute and specialty care, announced today that it is partnering with CardioAccess, a systems integrator specializing in applications and databases for heart disease, to create and co-market a national registry for the Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium (PC4)

Citadel EFT, Inc. (CDFT) Hires Rosen as Its Securities Attorney
Citadel EFT, Inc's. (OTCQB: CDFT) CEO Gary DeRoos retains the services of Lorin Rosen as their primary securities attorney.

Silicon Valley Veteran Chris Yeh Appointed to the BrightTALK Board of Advisors
BrightTALK, the rapidly growing provider of webinar and video platform technologies for business professionals and their communities, announced today that Chris Yeh, Vice President of Platform at Box, was recently appointed to the BrightTALK advisory board.

Dr. Jeffrey Shuren to Speak at SEMDA 2013 Conference
Jeffrey Shuren, M.D., J.D., the Director of the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), will speak at the SEMDA 2013 Conference.

Toronto Plastic Surgeon on Benefits of Fat Transfer Procedures
Dr. Lawrence Tong, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Toronto, says new innovations in surgical techniques have dramatically improved the number of options available to patients for improving their appearance as well as their self-esteem. According to Dr

Huntington Learning Center Suggests Winter Break Learning Activities
It's holiday break, and if you are in need of a few ideas to help keep your child entertained and learning these next few weeks, Huntington Learning Center has several suggestions. "Your child deserves a reprieve from school work, but there are many things you can do as a family that will keep your student engaged," says Eileen Huntington, co-founder of Huntington Learning Center

Truli.Net Adds Dick Rolfe, Phil Cooke and Phil Munsey to Board of Advisors
Truli Media Group, Inc. (OTCQB: TRLI), parent company of Truli.Net, a global faith-based & family friendly media content platform and social community hub, has added three veteran executives from Christian ministry and the entertainment industry.

Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon Dr. Jay Orringer Receives Patients' Choice Award
Dr. Jay Orringer, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills, has recently been selected as a 2012 Patients' Choice Award recipient for his commitment to patient care in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery

Welcome to the Age of Active Learning: Echo360 Acquires LectureTools
Echo360 announced today that it has acquired LectureTools, Inc., a learning technology company that enables professors to make their teaching more interactive

Elite College Link Announces That It Has Moved Its Office to a New Location in Shanghai to Serve Students Desiring to Study in the United States
Elite College Link (ECL), a leading college education consultancy located in Shanghai has moved its offices to 588 East Yan'An Road, East Ocean Centre, Room 21D. ECL's office is located minutes from People's Square.

Forte's John Sanguinetti Named Top EDA Innovator by EDA Digest
Dr. John W. Sanguinetti, chief technology officer of Forte Design Systems™ (www.ForteDS.com), was named a top Electronic Design Automation (EDA) Innovator by the newly launched publication EDA Digest.

Melinda K. Holman Nominated for TIME Dealer of the Year Award
Holman Automotive Group, Inc. is pleased to announce that President and CEO Melinda K. (Mindy) Holman has been nominated for 2013 TIME Dealer of the Year award sponsored by TIME in partnership with Ally Financial

University of Michigan's North Quad Flies High With Parachute Bike Shelters by Duo-Gard
Ranked this year as one of the country's 35 most bike-friendly universities, the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor continues to enhance its support for the two-wheeling trend, including a new bike rental program introduced this Fall. Among the many accommodations that encourage biking on the campus are covered shelters that protect bike and rider.

Transocean Ltd. Announces Resignation of General Counsel
Transocean Ltd. /Transocean Ltd. Announces Resignation of General Counsel. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Arbor Networks Named to Annual Top Workplaces List by the Detroit Free Press
Arbor Networks , Inc., a leading provider of security and network management solutions for enterprise and service provider networks, is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a Top Workplace by the Detroit Free Press for its Ann Arbor office where the majority of the company's engineering, research and development takes place

Jefferies Expands Investment Banking and Capital Markets Platform in Asia
Jefferies Group today announced the expansion of its Asia Investment Banking business with five new senior appointments who will be based in Hong Kong, the firm’s Asian headquarters.

University Bank's Chairman, Charles McDowell, Dead at 75
University Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQB: UNIB) (PINKSHEETS: UNIB) announced today that Charles McDowell, 75, the chairman of both University Bank and University Bancorp, Inc., has died. Mr. McDowell also served as the Chairman of the bank's internal audit committee and as a member of the bank's compensation committee

TIBCO Software Grows Total Revenue by 20% Over Q4 2010
TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year, which ended on November 30, 2011.

P&C Producer Scott Ernst Joins Alliant Insurance Services as Vice President With T&H Brokers
Alliant Insurance Services (www.alliantinsurance.com), the nation's largest specialty insurance brokerage firm, has announced that multi-line producer Scott Ernst, who specializes in technology/communications/media, advanced materials and manufacturing, and life sciences clients, has joined the company's T&H Brokers office in New York as Vice President

Lord Mark Malloch-Brown to Join Thomson Reuters Founders Share Company, Board of Directors
Thomson Reuters Founders Share Company today announced that it has appointed Lord Malloch-Brown, Chairman of Europe, Middle East & Africa, FTI Consulting Inc. to join its Board.Previously, Lord Malloch-Brown served as Minister of State in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the British government with responsibility for Africa, Asia and the United Nations

The Army-Navy Football Game on December 10, 2011 Honors the 100th Birthday of President Reagan
As the home team for the 112th Army-Navy Football game on December 10, 2011, the United States Naval Academy partners with the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation to honor 100 years since the birth of President Reagan by showing a video tribute to our nation's fortieth president and by tossing a Ronald Reagan Centennial Commemorative Coin prior to their game this Saturday

PivotLink Appoints Joe Dalton as Chief Marketing Officer
PivotLink, the leading provider of retail performance management and business intelligence solutions delivered via Software as a Service (SaaS), today announced that marketing veteran and entrepreneur Joe Dalton has joined the company as chief marketing officer (CMO)

City dwellers risk hearing loss from harmful 'MP3' noise exposure
A new study has revealed that nine out of 10 city dwellers may be at risk of hearing loss resulting from enough harmful noise exposure, that mainly comes from leisure activities.

Baby cries boost sex hormones in men
Hearing an infant crying can actually boost the sex hormone testosterone in men, a new study has found.

New data transfer record paves way for high-speed network technology
An international team of high-energy physicists, computer scientists and network engineers has set a new world record for data transfer, paving way for the next generation of high-speed network technology.

'More' not 'better' in gift giving
Combining an expensive gift with a smaller one lowers the perceived value of the overall package for recipients, a new study has suggested.

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