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"The Big Biz Show" Interview With MissionHUB CEO Eryc Branham Now Available for Online Streaming
The Big Biz Show, an Emmy Award-winning nationally syndicated radio and TV show, is proud to announce the recent interview with MissionHUB Chief Executive Officer, Eryc Branham, is now available for online streaming. Investors, analysts, industry professionals and all interested parties are encouraged to listen to the link below:

Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza Announces Grand Opening of New Los Angeles Area Location
Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza, the fast-casual artisanal pizza concept known for its chef-driven menu and casually hip restaurants, announced today that it will open a new Los Angeles location, in Cerritos, on Thursday, December 17th. To celebrate the grand opening, the restaurant will offer FREE build-your-own artisanal pizzas on Friday, December 18th from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m

Winnebago Industries Names Michael Happe as New Chief Executive Officer; Signals Expansion of Corporate Presence to Twin Cities Area
FOREST CITY, IA--(Marketwired - December 21, 2015) - Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE: WGO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael J. Happe as its President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of its board of directors, effective January 18, 2016. Mr. Happe will succeed outgoing interim CEO Larry A. Erickson. Mr

AudienceView Named New Official Ticketing and Fan Engagement Partner for University of Tennessee Athletics and Knoxville Tickets
TORONTO, ON and KNOXVILLE, TN--(Marketwired - December 03, 2015) - The University of Tennessee has joined a growing list of leading organizations by identifying and selecting AudienceView as their official ticketing and fan engagement solutions provider

Newman's Own Foundation Awards $1.5 Million in Grants to Military Service Organizations
In celebration of its 10th anniversary, Newman's Own Foundation today announced that it is awarding $1.5 million in grants to 29 organizations that provide services to military men, women, veterans, and their families

Abeona Therapeutics Reports Financial Results and Highlights for Third Quarter 2015
NEW YORK, NY and CLEVELAND, OH--(Marketwired - November 17, 2015) - Abeona Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: ABEO), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and delivering gene therapy and plasma-based products for severe and life-threatening rare diseases, announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2015.

Targazyme and University of Minnesota Medical Center Initiate a Collaboration to Improve Regulatory T Cell Immunotherapy Outcomes for the Prevention and Treatment of Graft-Versus-Host-Disease
SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - November 12, 2015) - Targazyme, Inc

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)

CORRECTION - Derinice President and CEO Anatoly Derin to Be Interviewed on "The Big Biz Show"
In the news release, "Derinice President and CEO Anatoly Derin to Be Interviewed on 'The Big Biz Show'" issued Friday, October 30, 2015 by Derinice, we are advised by the company that the final sentence of the final paragraph should read "To learn more about Dërinice please visit us at" Complete corrected text follows.

Derinice President and CEO Anatoly Derin to Be Interviewed on "The Big Biz Show"
Dërinice, a premium, low-fat, protein rich, vitamin fortified icecream brand produced by Jambo Production LLC and established in 2012, announced today that President and Chief Executive Officer Anatoly Derin will be interviewed live on "The Big Biz Show" hosted by Bob "Sully" Sullivan. In this exclusive interview, Mr

AudienceView Announces Strong Third Quarter, Dozens of New Clients and Renewals
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - October 29, 2015) - AudienceView, a world leader in e-commerce software for events and entertainment organizations, today announced a strong third quarter with growth fuelled by numerous new clients and renewals.

Energy-Efficient Solutions from STMicroelectronics Provide Intelligence and Performance to World Solar Challenge Competitors
WSC successes today shine brightly on cars of tomorrow

Abeona Therapeutics Announces License for Next Generation AAV Delivery Vector for Fanconi Anemia and Rare Blood Disease Platform
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - October 06, 2015) - Abeona Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ABEO)

Scott Kellen Appointed Chief Financial Officer of Sun BioPharma
Sun BioPharma, Inc. (OTC PINK: SNBP), a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies for the treatment of pancreatic diseases, today announced the appointment of Scott Kellen as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Mr

J. Robert Paulson and Jeffrey Mathiesen Appointed to Sun BioPharma Board of Directors
Sun BioPharma, Inc., (OTC PINK: SNBP), a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies for pancreatic diseases, today announced the appointment of healthcare executives J. Robert Paulson and Jeffrey Mathiesen to the Company's Board of Directors. The appointments are effective immediately and bring the number of directors to 8 members, of which 4 are independent.

Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza to Open New Minneapolis Location
Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza, the fast-casual concept known for its chef-driven menu and casually hip restaurants, today announced that it will soon open a new Minnesota location. The highly anticipated opening is the second Minneapolis area location for Blaze Pizza, which debuted in St. Louis Park at the Shoppes at Knollwood (8126 Hwy 7) in July

TruStone Financial Celebrates Opening of New Branch
TruStone Financial Federal Credit Union celebrated the opening of its new branch in Golden Valley with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, September 18.

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

David Kaysen Named President & CEO of Sun BioPharma
Sun BioPharma, Inc., (OTC PINK: SNBP), a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies for the treatment of pancreatic cancer, today announced that David B. Kaysen, a veteran healthcare executive, has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer as well as a member of the Company's Board of Directors effective immediately. Mr

Instacart Announces Partnership With Target and Expands One-Hour Grocery Delivery Service Into Minneapolis
Instacart (, the fast-growing retail delivery service whose personal shoppers hand pick and deliver items from trusted local stores, announced a partnership with Target, the second-largest general merchandise retailer in the United States

Glenmede Elects Joseph N. Pew, V to Board of Directors
The Glenmede Trust Company, N.A. ("Glenmede"), a leading investment and wealth management firm, today announced that Joseph N. Pew, V has been elected to the Board of Directors. Mr. Pew succeeds Ethel Benson Wister, who retired from the Board in September following more than 40 years of service.

University of Minnesota to Host AAJA's JCamp 2015
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) announced today that the University of Minnesota School of Journalism and Communication will host and sponsor JCamp 2015, a six-day multicultural journalism training program for high school students interested in pursuing journalism as a career.

Teachers Explore New Online Learning Environment for World Languages at ACTFL
The future of world language learning -- and the new tools that will help students achieve proficiency -- are hot topics at this year's American Council on The Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) conference. EMC Publishing, a leader in print and digital education programs, is contributing to the conversation about what's next.

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

Accomplished Media Executives Rick Hack and Linda Benjamin Join Truli Media Group
Truli Media Group, Inc. (OTCQB: TRLI), parent company of, a global, faith and family friendly media content platform and social community hub, today announced that Rick Hack has signed on as Director of Brand Development for the company and Linda Benjamin has joined its advisory board of directors.

OAK Foundation Funds Go4theGoal's Kart 4 Kids Program at Two New Hospitals to Bring Smiles to Children Battling Cancer
CHERRY HILL, NJ--(Marketwired - October 16, 2014) - The OAK Foundation has supported a $12,000.00 grant to Go4theGoal to fund two Karts 4 Kids at hospitals in Minnesota and Colorado

Ancestry Uncovers Members of Armed Services Among Least Likely to Own Homes, While Fire Fighters Are More Likely to Than Lawyers and Judges
PROVO, UT--(Marketwired - October 15, 2014) - Members of the armed services are among the least likely to own a home in the United States, according to a new analysis by Ancestry, the world's largest online family history resource. Ancestry recently analyzed 112 years of U.S

Boston Therapeutics Files Patent Application for Novel Therapeutic Uses of BTI-320
Boston Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: BTHE) ("Boston Therapeutics" or "the Company"), a developer of complex carbohydrate therapeutics to treat pre-diabetes, diabetes and inflammatory diseases, has filed a patent application directed to novel therapeutic uses of its lead product candidate, BTI-320.

Glovista Investments LLC Announces the Appointment of Dennis Tracey as Head of Marketing & Client Services, and the Addition of Aaron Soderberg and Eric Dale as Managing Directors Within the Marketing Team
Glovista Investments LLC, an investment manager specializing in Global Macro and Emerging Market strategies, announces the appointment of Dennis Tracey as Managing Director and Head of Marketing & Client Services, and the addition of Aaron Soderberg and Eric Dale, CFP®, CAIA as Managing Directors within Glovista's marketing team

EMC Publishing Launches Online Learning Environment for K-12 World Language Education
EMC Publishing, a leader in print and digital education programs, today launched Passport®, an innovative and unique online environment for teaching and learning world languages in K-12. Passport® (formerly EMCL) taps into the innovative learning technologies that digital natives embrace. It is designed to increase student fluency by allowing them to fully experience the language.

CollegeWeekLive Announces Fall Schedule of Online Admissions Events
BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - September 18, 2014) -  CollegeWeekLive, the world's leading website where students and colleges meet live online, today announced its upcoming schedule of complimentary college admissions events

University of Minnesota Extends Partnership with Bauer Hockey
Bauer Hockey, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of ice hockey equipment, announced today that it has extended its agreement with the University of Minnesota's hockey program as the exclusive equipment provider for the men's and women's Division I hockey teams. The five-year agreement outfits the Gophers exclusively in BAUER equipment on ice, including helmets, sticks and gloves.

Boston Therapeutics to Present Findings of BTI-320 as Therapy for Glycemic Control at 50th Annual Meeting of European Association for the Study of Diabetes
Boston Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: BTHE) ("Boston Therapeutics" or "the Company"), a developer of complex carbohydrate therapeutics to treat diabetes and inflammatory diseases, will present data on BTI-320, its lead drug candidate, as a poster presentation at the 50th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD 2014), to be held September 15-19 in Vienna, Austria.

Call2Recycle, Inc. Names Leo Raudys Vice President
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - September 09, 2014) - Call2Recycle, Inc., the most successful battery stewardship organization in North America, today announced that noted environmental and sustainability expert Leo Raudys has been named vice president of program development

SweeTango Invites Fans to Celebrate "The Sweet Spot of the Apple Season"
There's apple season, and then there's SweeTango season. The hyper-seasonal treat that makes taste buds dance is launching a digital and social media campaign to connect fans to their favorite apple like never before.

What Does a Mommy Makeover Entail? One Valencia Plastic Surgeon Explains
Dr. Marc Lussier, a plastic surgeon in Valencia, performs a variety of cosmetic surgery procedures at Town Center Plastic Surgery. For women who are unhappy with their bodies following pregnancy or dramatic weight loss, he is proud to offer the mommy makeover, which is a combination of contouring and enhancement options.

Victory Energy Appoints Ralph Kehle to Its Board of Directors
AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - July 03, 2014) - Victory Energy Corporation (OTCQX: VYEY) ("Victory" or "the Company"), a rapidly growing, Permian Basin focused oil and gas company, today announced its board of directors has approved the addition of Mr. Ralph Kehle as a new independent board member. Mr

Recognizing a Century of Excellence On and Off the Field
(Family Features) The Big Ten, the nation's oldest collegiate conference, is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the prestigious Big Ten Medal of Honor by highlighting its 2014 class of honorees

Dr. Ajay Kumar, Joint Secretary, Department of Electronics and IT, enters NRO NC of APNIC
Dr. Ajay Kumar, Joint Secretary, Department of Electronics & IT, Government of India, has won the recently held NRO NC-Asia Pacific Network Information Center (APNIC) elections at Brisbane Australia. The election was contested by 6 participants representing 5 countries, Australia, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia and Pakistan. Dr

Manipal University Brings to you a Platform to Study Engineering Abroad

MSP Airport Restaurant's Aspiring Young Physicist Sets Goals for Success
A strong work ethic has moved a teenager from Minneapolis' Phillips neighborhood up the ladder of success inside one of the premier hotels in Bloomington, MN.

Media Alert: It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Santa Visits Children's Hospitals Across the Americas via Cisco Video Technology
As we enter the month of December, Santa Claus is putting the final touches on his list and checking it twice. For the seventh year, Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) is teaming up with hospitals across the Americas to provide children who are hospitalized during the holidays the opportunity to show Santa what good little boys and girls they've been (and let him know what tops their wish list)

EMC Publishing Unveils Online Learning Environment at ACTFL Convention Booth #503
EMC Publishing, a division of New Mountain Learning, announced it will unveil its pioneering online learning environment tomorrow at the American Council on The Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) convention (booth #503). Called EMC Languages, the environment is designed to revolutionize the teaching and learning of world languages in K-12 classrooms

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.

KC Mayor, Kauffman Foundation to Live Stream Mayors Conference on Entrepreneurship
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, in partnership with the office of Mayor Sly James of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, is hosting the first-ever Mayors Conference on Entrepreneurship on Nov. 20, 2013, beginning at 11:15 a.m. EST

Boston Therapeutics Reports Corporate Update and Financial Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2013
Boston Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: BTHE) ("Boston Therapeutics" or "the Company"), an innovator of drugs that address diabetes using complex carbohydrate chemistry, reports its corporate update and financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2013.

EMC Publishing Introduces "Perform" Layer of Its Online Learning Environment
EMC Publishing, a division of New Mountain Learning, today introduced the "Perform" layer of EMC Languages, an online environment for teaching and learning world languages in K-12 classrooms that is scheduled to launch in early 2014.

Rio Alto Announces Appointment of COO
Rio Alto Mining Limited ("Rio Alto" or the "Company") (TSX: RIO)(NYSE: RIOM)(LMA: RIO)(DBFrankfurt: MS2) announces that, following a comprehensive search process, the Company has appointed Eduardo Loret de Mola de Lavalle as Chief Operating Officer of the Company effective October 23, 2013.

Financial Industry Veteran Accepts Promotion With Affinion Group
Affinion Group, the global leader in enabling companies to connect and engage with their customers, thereby creating rewarding relationships and enhancing brand loyalty, today announced the promotion of Robert Dudacek to President of Insurance Products

Boston Therapeutics Initiates Research Study on PAZ320 at University of Minnesota
Boston Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: BTHE) ("Boston Therapeutics" or "the Company"), a developer of drugs based on complex carbohydrate chemistry to treat diabetes, is sponsoring a research study with the University of Minnesota on PAZ320, a complex carbohydrate-based drug designed to reduce the elevation of post-meal blood glucose by blocking the action of carbohydrate-hydrolyzing enzymes.

Kamedis Establishes U.S. Naturopathic Scientific Advisory Committee
Kamedis Bio-Herbal Skin Care today announced it has established a new Naturopathic Scientific Advisory Committee in the United States, which will be chaired by Michael Traub, ND, DHANP, CCH, FABNO

EMC Publishing Unveils "Expand" Layer of EMC Languages Online Learning Environment
EMC Publishing, a division of New Mountain Learning, today introduced the second layer of EMC Languages, an online environment for teaching and learning world languages in K-12 classrooms. Called "Expand," the layer provides students with a way to immerse themselves in the language and culture beyond the everyday classroom situations

Klondex Appoints Ritch Hall as Special Advisor to the Board; Larry Phillips Steps Down as Chairman
Klondex Mines Ltd. (TSX: KDX) (OTCQX: KLNDF) announced today that Larry Phillips has resigned as Chairman of the Board as well as his position as a member of the Board of Directors. Blair Schultz, a member of the Klondex Board, was subsequently appointed as Klondex Interim Chairman.

Area Educators Learn Financial Smarts From TopLine
TopLine Federal Credit Union recently joined forces with the Minnesota Council on Economic Education (MCEE) at its sixth annual Conference on Teaching Economics & Personal Finance: K-12 on Aug. 13 and 14 on the University of Minnesota's St. Paul campus.

EMC Publishing Introduces "Discover" Layer for Its EMC Languages Online Learning Environment
EMC Publishing, a division of New Mountain Learning, today introduced the first layer of EMC Languages, a recently-announced online environment for teaching and learning world languages in K-12 classrooms, entitled "Discover."

Great Lakes Commits $4.5 Million to College Completion Programs
Students get the best payoff from higher education only when they complete their programs of study. That's why Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation is awarding $4.5 million in College Success grants today

Four Families Receive Minnesota Family Involvement Council Scholarships at TopLine Federal Credit Union
TopLine Federal Credit Union is honored to announce that members of four families each won a $500 scholarship from the Minnesota Family Involvement Council (FIC). This year the FIC offered eighteen college scholarships totaling $10,000 to Minnesota credit union members.

Minnesota Teens Learn Essential Money Management Skills
According to a study from the Minnesota Jump$tart Coalition, 87 percent of teens say parents are their main source of financial education. However, just 26 percent of 13- to 21-year-olds report learning about finances at home.

EMC Publishing & University of Minnesota Sign Exclusive, 10-Year Agreement to Build World Language Learning Environment

Manipal University Opens Admissions to International Engineering Twinning Program
Over 70 international universities to choose from USA, UK, Australia, Canada, Germany and France -- 2 Years in Manipal University and 2 Years in an International University of the student’s choice -- Graduate with an engineering degree from a university of international repute -- 40%* lesser cost than a regular international engineering program

AP-Google Scholarship Program Accepting Applications for 2013-14
The Associated Press and Google are seeking candidates for a scholarship program that recognizes student creativity and innovation at the intersection of journalism and technology.

Minneapolis Technology Firm Receives the Jefferson Award for Outstanding Community Service
At an event held in the St. Paul, Minnesota Excel Energy Center last Thursday evening, November 29, 2012, Johnstech International and its employees were recognized by the Jefferson Awards for Public Service for outstanding community service within the Twin Cities.

Valencia Plastic Surgeon Launches New Mobile Website
Dr. Marc Lussier, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Valencia, offers a wide array of surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures at his practice. Whether a patient is looking for a tummy tuck, facelift, or BOTOX® injections, Town Center Plastic Surgery helps patients rejuvenate their bodies and look their best. Recently, Dr

Asheville Dentist Practices Minimally Invasive Dentistry
Dr. Mark Kleive, an Asheville dentist, is an advocate and practitioner of minimally-invasive dentistry. He holds patient education as a top priority at his practice, and desires to work with patients to achieve their individual cosmetic dental goals. While planning the steps to reach these goals, Dr

Dr. Roberto Ruiz Joins ClearSign as Senior Vice President, Product Development
ClearSign Combustion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLIR), an emerging leader in combustion and emissions control technology for industrial, commercial and utility markets, announced today that Dr. Roberto Ruiz, a former senior executive at John Zink Company and OnQuest, Inc., has joined the Company as Senior Vice President, Product Development.

University of Minnesota Reduces Data Center Footprint While Enhancing Performance and Manageability With Oracle Exadata Database Machine

NewLink Genetics Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results
NewLink Genetics Corporation (NASDAQ: NLNK), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing cancer therapeutics, today reported consolidated financial results for the third quarter of 2012

KARE 11 Television Tackles the Threats Facing Our Minnesota Waterways
KARE 11 (NBC) Television takes an in-depth look at the threats that endanger our Minnesota waterways in "Project H2O" on Thursday, November 1st.

Rapid Fire Marketing Announces Michael Levinsohn, Esq. Appointed to Advisory Board for Medical Cannabis Management
Rapid Fire Marketing (PINKSHEETS: RFMK) ("the Company") a developer, producer and of vapor inhaler products, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Medical Cannabis Management (MCM), is proud to announce that it has appointed attorney, Michael Levinsohn, to serve on the Advisory Board of the Company effective immediately.

Asheville Dentist Adds New Cone Beam Technology
Dr. Mark Kleive, an Asheville cosmetic dentist, has recently introduced a new digital imaging device to his practice and is seeing dramatic results. The innovative ORTHOPHOS XG system with 3D Cone Beam technology is a scientific breakthrough by Sirona that offers the advantages of 2D and 3D imaging in one machine. With such a significant improvement in the visual mapping of the mouth, Dr

The Talent Board Announces Judges of Second Annual Candidate Experience Awards
The Talent Board, a non-profit organization focused on the elevation and promotion of a quality candidate experience, today announced the members of its panel of independent judges who will select the winners of the Second Annual North American Candidate Experience Awards (known as "The CandEs"). The judges include: Joseph P

Phoenix Ophthalmology Practice Welcomes Oculoplastic Surgeon Zachary Berbos, MD (UPDATE)
Dr. Zachary Berbos, a board-certified ophthalmologist in Phoenix, is now performing ophthalmic plastic and facial reconstructive procedures at Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center locations. Specific procedures include cosmetic and functional surgery on the forehead, eyebrows and eyelids, as well as BOTOX® Injections and dermal fillers for cosmetic and functional purposes. Dr

Phoenix Plastic Surgery Practice Welcomes Oculoplastic Surgeon Zachary Berbos, MD
Dr. Zachary Berbos, a board-certified ophthalmologist in Phoenix, is now performing ophthalmic plastic and facial reconstructive procedures at Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center locations. Specific procedures include cosmetic and functional surgery on the forehead, eyebrows and eyelids, as well as BOTOX® injections and dermal fillers for cosmetic and functional purposes. Dr

Team Rivalry Gets Stickier With New College Duck Tape(R) for Buckeyes and Wolverines Fans
Few college football rivalries come close to the legendary match-up between The Ohio State University (OSU) Buckeyes and The University of Michigan (Michigan) Wolverines. When these two teams face-off, Buckeyes fans unite in a sea of scarlet and gray, while Wolverines die-hards adorn themselves in head-to-toe maize and blue

FranNet Minnesota Enjoys Record Growth, Adds Brand Evangelist
FranNet Minnesota is in the midst of unprecedented growth. The company, which works with budding entrepreneurs to match them with a franchise business, has seen its revenue more than double since last year, and increase over 500% since 2010. As a result of the record growth, the company has named Lisa Hayes as Brand Evangelist.

AMA Foundation Presents $10,000 Scholarships to Outstanding Medical Students
The American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation granted Physicians of Tomorrow Awards to eighteen rising fourth-year medical students across the nation. Recipients were nominated by their medical schools and chosen based upon academics, financial need and community involvement. Each student will receive a $10,000 scholarship to defray medical school expenses

Business and Higher Education Leaders Identify Framework for Solutions for Challenges Facing Higher Education and Minnesota
After eight months of study, the Itasca Project Higher Education Task Force has identified a four-part strategy to drive long-term prosperity for Minnesota. The Task Force brought together leaders from Minnesota's higher education institutions and business community in a unique collaboration designed to build upon the strengths of the educational system to meet the challenges ahead.

BrightScope Releases the Top 25 Minneapolis Area-Based Companies With the Best 401k Plans
BrightScope (, a leading provider of independent financial information and investment research, today announced its second annual list of the top Minneapolis area-based companies with the highest ranked 401k plans containing more than $100 million in assets. This year BrightScope has extended the list to include the top 25 companies.

Simplee Launches First Error Detection System for Medical Bills
Simplee today unveiled the first completely automated error detection system for medical bills as part of its mission to help consumers reduce the cost and hassle of health care while maximizing their health plan benefits.

'Sticky' Gecko toepads could inspire better adhesive technologies
Geckos' sticky toepads that allow them to climb up walls and even hang upside down on ceilings have evolved repeatedly, rather than once or twice as previously thought, according to a new study.

Leading economist tags Xmas gift giving as 'stupid' and 'bad for economy'
Christmas presents are a complete waste of money, and amount to global wealth destruction, a leading economist has claimed.

The why, how and what of kids' temper tantrums
Children's temper tantrums can be analysed and have a pattern and rhythm of their own that, when understood, may help many long-suffering parents and teachers, a new study has suggested.

Ability to love begins from earliest infancy
A new study has revealed that the ability to trust, love, and resolve conflict with loved ones starts in childhood-way earlier than we may think.

Fossils dating back 570 mln years show early proof of animal life
Microscopic 570-million-year-old fossils from China may represent the earliest evidence of animal life on Earth rather than representing bacteria, a new study has found.

EnergyScoreCards Minnesota Launches Multifamily Energy Benchmarking Pilot Funded by Xcel Energy and Minnesota Housing
EnergyScoreCards™ announces the launch of EnergyScoreCards Minnesota, a two-year effort to implement energy and water benchmarking at hundreds of multifamily buildings in Minnesota to demonstrate that engaging owners, property managers and tenants in managing energy use can measurably reduce utility spending, energy and water consumption and carbon emissions.

Lectra Continues Support of Education in the Apparel Industry

Johnstech International Hires Semiconductor Industry Veterans to Lead the Company to the Next Level
Today Johnstech International Corporation announced the addition of four new executives to its leadership team. Joining Johnstech in August 2011, Keith Nootbaar is chief operating officer for the company, reporting to David Johnson, president, CEO, and founder of Johnstech. In addition to Mr

UC Berkeley Names Professor David Graves as First Lam Research Distinguished Chair in Semiconductor Processing
Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ: LRCX), a major supplier of semiconductor wafer fabrication equipment and services, today announced UC Berkeley's appointment of Professor David Graves as the first chair holder of the Lam Research Distinguished Chair in Semiconductor Processing

Flexible workplaces promote better health and well-being
Flexible workplaces improve employees' health and well-being, including an increase in the amount and quality of sleep, a new study has suggested.

Global food demand to double by 2050: Study
Global food demand could double by 2050, a new University of Minnesota study has suggested.

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