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Americas Society and Council of the Americas Appoint Andres Gluski as New Chairman
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - October 14, 2015) - Americas Society and Council of the Americas (AS/COA) are pleased to announce the appointment of Andrés Gluski as the new chairman of the organizations' boards. Mr. Gluski is President and CEO of The AES Corporation and joined the Council of the Americas board in 2010 and the Americas Society board in 2015. He replaces Ambassador John D

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

Which U.S. Colleges and Universities Graduate With Honors in Social Media?
Technology and data company, Engagement Labs (TSX VENTURE: EL), creator of eValue Analytics™ and the eValue™ score, today released data rankings on the top U.S. universities and colleges on Facebook and Twitter.

Chanticleer Holdings Appoints Mark Roberson as Chief Operating Officer
CHARLOTTE, NC--(Marketwired - May 27, 2015) - Chanticleer Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOTR) (Chanticleer Holdings, or the "Company"), owner and operator of multiple fast casual restaurant brands internationally and domestically, announced today the appointment of Mark Roberson as Chanticleer's Chief Operating Officer.

Waller Adds Six Attorneys in Nashville and Memphis
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, a leading provider of legal services to the healthcare, financial services, technology, retail and hospitality industries announced today that five attorneys have recently joined the firm's Nashville and Memphis offices. Meredith L. Toole, Nicolo Davidson, Jennifer L. Johnson, Robert R. Campbell III and David G

Campus Conservation Nationals Celebrates Fifth Anniversary as Colleges and Universities Amass Six Gigawatt-Hours of Electricity Savings
The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), through its USGBC Students program and in partnership with Lucid, the Alliance to Save Energy and the National Wildlife Federation, is pleased to announce the results of the Campus Conservation Nationals (CCN) 2015 competition

Esterline Selects New Investor Relations Director and Treasurer
Esterline Corporation (www.esterline.com) (NYSE: ESL), a leading global specialty manufacturer primarily serving the aerospace and defense markets, has announced the selection of Julie Albrecht to serve as the company's Senior Director, Investor Relations and Treasurer. In her investor relations role, Albrecht succeeds Brian Keogh who is retiring after 31 years with the company

Foundation Radiology Group Names Richard Vance as CEO
Foundation Radiology Group, one of the nation's largest providers of radiology services to hospitals, has capped a year of growth in 2014 by appointing Dr. Richard Vance as Chief Executive Officer and board member. A successful healthcare services executive, Dr

King & Spalding Expands Its Complex Litigation Practice in Washington, D.C. With Addition of Bobby R. Burchfield and Matthew M. Leland as Partners
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - March 23, 2015) - Broadening its civil litigation presence in Washington, D.C., King & Spalding has recruited noted trial lawyer Bobby R. Burchfield and litigator Matthew M. Leland as partners to its complex litigation practice

Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation Receives Major Gift From Ben Sutton
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation announced today a major gift from IMG College Chairman and President, Ben Sutton. The $5 million gift will be earmarked for promoting the ideals, vision and leadership example of Ronald Reagan to future generations through youth education and academic alliances, scholarly work, and substantive, issue-driven forums.

Waller Adds 11 Attorneys, Expands Several Core Practice Groups
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP today announced the growth of several key practice groups. The firm has added 11 new attorneys to the following practices:

Jacksonville Bancorp, Inc. Announces Appointment of New Chief Credit Officer
Jacksonville Bancorp, Inc. ("Bancorp") (NASDAQ: JAXB), holding company for The Jacksonville Bank (the "Bank"), announced today the appointment of Joseph W. Amy as the Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of Bancorp. Mr. Amy will also serve as the Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of the Bank, subject to regulatory approval.

Paciolan Announces John Currie as a Keynote Speaker at PACnet '15 Conference
Paciolan, an industry-leading provider of ticketing, marketing, fundraising and sales automation solutions to more than 500 live entertainment organizations, today announced that John Currie, Director of Athletics at Kansas State University (Kansas State) will deliver the college athletics keynote address at its annual PACnet community conference to be held Feb

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

LENSAR Appoints Charlie Federico and Carmen Bringgold to Board of Directors
LENSAR®, Inc., a global leader in next generation femtosecond laser technology for refractive cataract surgery, today announced the appointment of Charlie Federico and Carmen Bringgold to the company's board of directors. This appointment adds two independent members to the company's board and increases the number of board members from four to six.

Is Digital's Momentum Slowing Down? Samsung, Chex, and Puffs Rank Highest in Landor's 2014 Breakaway Brands Study
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - September 17, 2014) - In the battle for greatest improvement in brand strength, everyday down-to-earth brands, such as Chex, Puffs, Costco's Kirkland Signature, and Bounty, beat out trendy Internet brands such as Facebook, YouTube, and Google, according to the latest Landor 2014 Breakaway Brands® study

Regen BioPharma Files Patent Application on New Therapy That Uses the "Innate" Immune System to Kill Cancer
Regen BioPharma Inc. (OTCBB: RGBP) announced today filing of a patent application covering novel means of stimulating the "innate" immune system to kill cancer. The patent discloses specific siRNA molecules that were discovered by Regen BioPharma during the preclinical development of dCellVax

Breakthrough HMRI Alzheimer's Study Published
A groundbreaking study on Alzheimer's disease, authored by HMRI Senior Biochemist Dr. Alfred Fonteh, and his colleagues from HMRI's Molecular Neurology Program, has just been published in PLOS ONE, a leading scientific peer-reviewed journal

School and Campus Violence Response Goes Wearable -- Alert Device From VSN Mobil Can Summon Help Anywhere
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwired - July 09, 2014) - Gun violence on school and college campuses continues at an unprecedented rate. In fact, there has been an incident every ten days according to a report from Moms Demand Action and Mayors Against Illegal Guns.

Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and GE Announce College Scholarship Award Recipients
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and GE announced last week the 20 students who were awarded the GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship. This scholarship program, which just completed its fourth year, awards students who embody the vision and values personified by President Reagan, including leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship

UPDATE: Basketball Star Chris Paul Hosts Second Annual TopSpin Charity Ping Pong Tournament Presented by Hyundai at Lagasse's Stadium at the Palazzo(R) Las Vegas
This summer, The Palazzo® Las Vegas, in partnership with Hyundai, present the Second Annual TopSpin Charity Ping Pong Tournament. The event, hosted by basketball star Chris Paul, takes place on July 26, at Lagasse's Stadium inside The Palazzo. Lavoy Allen, Al-Farouq Aminu, Alan Anderson, Jimmy Butler, Willie Green, Roger Mason, Isaiah Thomas, P.J

Basketball Star Chris Paul Hosts Second Annual TopSpin Charity Ping Pong Tournament Presented by Hyundai at Lagasse's Stadium at the Palazzo(R) Las Vegas
This summer, The Palazzo® Las Vegas, in partnership with Hyundai, present the Second Annual TopSpin Charity Ping Pong Tournament. The event, hosted by basketball star Chris Paul, takes place on July 26, at Lagasse's Stadium inside The Palazzo. Al-Farouq Aminu, Alan Anderson, Jimmy Butler, Willie Green, Allen Lavoy, Roger Mason, Isaiah Thomas, P.J

TargaZyme, Inc. Appoints Christopher Calhoun to Business Advisory Board
SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - June 03, 2014) - TargaZyme, Inc. (formerly America Stem Cell, Inc. or the "Company"), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing enzyme platform technologies/products to improve efficacy outcomes for cell therapy and cancer immunotherapy, announced today that it has appointed Christopher Calhoun to its Business Advisory Board. 

IntelliCell BioSciences Announces It Will File an IND for Osteoarthritis of the Knee in Conjunction With the Andrews's Research and Educational Foundation
IntelliCell Biosciences, Inc. ("IntelliCell" or the "Company") (OTCQB: SVFC), a regenerative medicine company utilizing adult autologous vascular cells (SVCs) derived from the blood vessels found in adipose tissue, announced today that it has signed consulting agreements with Dr Adam Anz and Dr Josh Hackel of the Andrews's Research and Education Foundation (AREF) in Gulf Breeze, Florida

United Community Banks, Inc. Announces the Promotion of Lynn Harton to President of United Community Bank
United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI) ("United") announced today that Lynn Harton, United's executive vice president and chief operating officer has been named president along with his current title as chief operating officer of the company's subsidiary bank, United Community Bank ("Bank").

RxAdvance Expands Executive Management Team
RxAdvance, an innovative pharmacy benefit management (PBM) company, has expanded its executive management team with another industry veteran, Terry A. Ramey, who joins as Executive Vice President, Business Development and Client Engagement.

Paciolan Announces Sandy Barbour, Director of Athletics at the University of California, as a Keynote Speaker at PACnet '14 Conference
Paciolan, an industry-leading provider of ticketing, marketing, fundraising and sales automation solutions to more than 500 live entertainment organizations, announced today that Sandy Barbour, Director of Athletics at the University of California, Berkeley, will be a keynote speaker at its annual PACnet community conference to be held Feb

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

AV Homes Expands Into Carolinas Market
AV Homes, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVHI) has announced its expansion into the Carolinas market with a new division office led by Bill Kiselick. This announcement coincides with AV Homes' first land purchase in Durham, North Carolina, in the Bethpage master planned community.

Ben C. Sutton, Jr. Joins the Reagan Foundation Board of Trustees
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation announced today that Mr. Ben C. Sutton, Jr. will join the Foundation's Board of Trustees. The Trustees mission is to assist the Reagan Foundation in preserving and promoting the legacy of our fortieth President, Ronald Reagan.

New Book, 'Sustainable Wellness,' Spotlights Overlooked Foundation of Health
In their new book, "Sustainable Wellness: An Integrative Approach to Transform Your Mind, Body, and Spirit," (www.sustainablewellnessonline.com), oncologist Dr. Matt Mumber and Yoga therapist Heather Reed share ways to improve wellness by nurturing whole-person health.

Wyndham Vacation Rentals(R) Appoints Patrick Davis Vice President of Operations, North America East
Wyndham Vacation Rentals®, part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), announced today the appointment of Patrick Davis as vice president of operations, North America East, effective immediately

Waller Elects Five New Partners
Waller, Nashville's oldest and largest law firm, has elected five new attorneys as partners. Each attorney was previously an associate at the firm:

Advanced Catheter Therapies Names Scientific Advisory Board
Advanced Catheter Therapies, Inc. (ACT), (www.acatheter.com) has announced the members of its Scientific Advisory Board, who will advise and assist the company in the development of current and future pipeline products.

Lynn Harton Joins United Community Banks Inc. as Chief Operating Officer
United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI) today announced that Lynn Harton has joined United as Chief Operating Officer for both the holding company and its bank subsidiary, United Community Bank. Mr. Harton succeeds Guy Freeman in this position, who retired at the beginning of 2012.

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

Connectivity Wireless Opens Regional Office in Charlotte, North Carolina
Connectivity Wireless Solutions, a nationwide leader in in-building wireless solutions, today announced the opening of a regional office in Charlotte, North Carolina. The full-service office is staffed with radio frequency (RF) engineers, field operations, and sales staff to support distributed antenna system (DAS) implementations and wireless data projects in the mid-Atlantic region

Job Market for MBAs Improving; Pay Premium Remains
More new business school graduates are landing jobs to go with their diplomas amid renewed optimism among employers, according to new data from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). Key findings from GMAC's 2012 Global Management Education Graduate Survey and 2012 Corporate Recruiters Survey include:

Cisco Study: IT Saying Yes to BYOD
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced findings from the Cisco IBSG Horizons Study of 600 U.S. IT and business leaders that shows IT is accepting, and in some cases embracing, "bring your own device" (BYOD) as a reality in the enterprise

Kevin McMullen, MD, Helps Pediatric and Young Adults Fight Cancer
Dr. Kevin McMullen has joined the radiation oncology faculty of the Indiana University Health Proton Therapy Center. With over a decade of radiation oncology experience, the former U.S. Army flight surgeon and Wake Forest University School of Medicine faculty member focuses primarily on treating pediatric, adolescent and young adult patients.

Steelwedge Appoints Mark Tisdel as CFO
Steelwedge, the leader in cloud-based sales and operations planning (S&OP) solutions, announced that Mark Tisdel has joined Steelwedge as the company's Chief Financial Officer.

Waller Lansden Announces New Practice Group Leaders
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP today announced new leaders for the following practice groups:

INSYS Therapeutics Announces the Availability of SUBSYS(TM) (fentanyl sublingual spray) for Breakthrough Cancer Pain
INSYS Therapeutics, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NEOL) announces the launch of SUBSYS™ (fentanyl sublingual spray) indicated for the management of breakthrough pain in cancer patients 18 years of age and older who are tolerant to opioid therapy for their underlying persistent cancer pain. Patients must remain on around-the-clock opioids when taking SUBSYS

Berg Hill Greenleaf & Ruscitti Add Two to Legal Team
Berg Hill Greenleaf & Ruscitti LLP (BHGR) has announced that attorney Michael Arnold has rejoined the firm as an associate and Lauren Roberts has joined the firm as an associate.

The Root Spotlights the Nation's Top Young African-American Trailblazers
Blake Leeper: a parathlete who is changing people's perspectives on people with disabilities and who will be participating in his first Paralympic Games this year in London. Adam Holland: a 16 year-old young capitalist who started a highly successful shaved ice business to help pay for his sister's education

PCI Synthesis Adds Manufacturing, QC, Business, and R&D Expertise
Informex, Booth 425 -- PCI Synthesis, Inc. (www.pcisynthesis.com), a 12-year-old custom chemical manufacturer of new chemical entities (NCEs), generic active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), and other specialty chemical products, has significantly increased its bench strength in quality control and research and development with the hiring of several experts in recent months.

Low calorie diet could help arthritis sufferers
A simple diet, which is very low on calorie and high in protein combined with regular exercise, could end the misery of arthritis for millions of sufferers, according to new research.

Why staring at car crash could be mentally healthy
Looking at an accident site or suffering of others can actually be good for mental health as it helps us value our own life and loved ones, according to a U.S academician.

Wood's niece Cheyenne to make professional golf debut this year
Cheyenne Woods, a niece of ace golfer Tiger Woods, will be starting her professional golf career on the LPGA Tour this year.

Your left cheek 'is your best side'
In a new study, scientists have suggested that a person's best side may be their left cheek.

Video games provide new targets for cancer drugs
Scientists have turned to video games to find the cure for cancer.

Shinya Yamanaka on “New Era of Medicine with iPS Cells” at The Cell Press–TNQ India Distinguished Lectureship Series
Shinya Yamanaka, the Japanese physician and celebrated adult stem cell researcher, will deliver the Third Edition of The Cell Press-TNQ India Distinguished Lectureship Series in Bengaluru, Chennai, and New Delhi in January-February 2012. His Lecture is titled “New Era of Medicine with iPS Cells”. The schedule of the Lectures is given below

Coldwell Banker Real Estate Report Finds Incredible Value in College Town Living
Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC today released its 2011 College Home Listing Report (College HLR), which ranks college towns across the country in home affordability. The report provides the average home listing prices for three-bedroom, two-bathroom properties that were listed for sale on coldwellbanker

Martin Luther King's famous 'I Have a Dream' speech has roots in his childhood
A Wake Forest University undergrad has found that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech contains striking parallels to an address about brotherly love and non-violence he gave as a 15-year-old high school student.

Coming soon: Factory-built spare parts for human body
Soon, it would be possible to grow replacements for virtually any part of the human body.

'Maltreatment' by older birds makes chicks abusers later in life
Scientists have found that chicks abused by older birds are more likely to grow up to become abusers themselves.

Soon, crystal ball may reveal terrorists' threats
Scientists at Wake Forest University and Fisk University have partnered to develop crystals that can be used to detect nuclear threats, radioactive material or chemical bombs more accurately and affordably.

Behavioural therapy for migraines cheaper than meds in the long run
A new study has revealed that behavioural therapy for chronic migraines is more cost-effective than prescription-drug treatment in the long run and has long lasting benefits.

Many images on TV can upset preschool kids, finds study
A US expert on children, adolescents and the media has warned that many images on the television-not just the ones adults typically think of as frightening-can be disturbing to young children.

Gene variation that doubles chance of sudden cardiac arrest identified
A study, led by an Indian-origin researcher, has uncovered a novel genetic variation that may double the chance of sudden cardiac arrest, a disorder that gives little warning and is fatal in about 95 percent of cases.

Survival tips for those who think their boss is a psychopath
Those who heard about a recent study that claimed one in 25 company bosses are psychopaths and believe that their boss is one of them needn't cringe any more. Turns out, there is still hope.

Now, holidaying with in-laws made easy with 7 top tips!
Vacationing offers the best time to bond with family members, but what if the holiday includes packing bags with the in-laws?

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