National Geographic Learning Named Finalist for Five REVERE Awards for Engaging Students and Educators

Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 14, 2015 Education resources from National Geographic Learning, part of Cengage Learning, have been named finalists in five 2015 REVERE Award categories for engaging teachers and learners. The REVERE (Recognizing Valuable Educational Resources) Awards, produced by the Association of American Publishers (AAP) PreK-12 Learning Group, are the only awards of their ...

T3D Therapeutics, Inc. Awarded SBIR Phase 2 Grant From The National Institute On Aging For Alzheimer’s Disease Drug Testing

Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) March 24, 2015 T3D Therapeutics, Inc., a Research Triangle Park, NC-based developer of Alzheimer’s disease therapies announced today that the National Institute on Aging (NIA) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded the Company a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase 2 grant for the clinical development of ...

National Federation of the Blind Announces 2015 Scholarship Program Finalists

Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) May 11, 2015 The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s oldest and largest organization of blind people, today announced the finalists for its 2015 Scholarship Program, which awards thirty scholarships each year to recognize achievement by blind scholars. The students are listed below in alphabetical order with their home states ...

HealthFinder.gov Lists Sepsis Awareness Month as National Health Observance for September

San Diego, California (PRWEB) May 02, 2015 Sepsis Awareness Month is now listed on the National Health Observances monthly calendar, a service from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services at HealthFinder.gov. Sepsis Awareness Month was established by Sepsis Alliance in 2011 to draw attention to sepsis and to promote sepsis awareness activities ...

Maricopa Community Colleges Provost Named a 2015 National Aspen Institute Ascend Fellow

Maricopa Community Colleges Provost Named a 2015 National Aspen Institute Ascend Fellow
Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) March 11, 2015 Maricopa Community Colleges Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick has been selected to join the 2015 class of Aspen Institute Ascend Fellows. The Ascend Fellowship invests in diverse leaders from a range of sectors who have breakthrough ideas to build economic security, educational success, and health ...

Edgenuity Kicks off National Public Health Week by Launching New Suite of Health & Phys Ed Courses

Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) April 09, 2015 Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, is celebrating National Public Health Week by announcing the launch of a full suite of Health and Physical Education courses from cFitness Academy, available through Edgenuity’s Instructional Services offering. cFitness Academy works to promote lifelong health and fitness ...

National Coalition Opposes Government Guidelines Restricting Native American Adoptions

National Coalition Opposes Government Guidelines Restricting Native American Adoptions
Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 28, 2015 In response to updated guidelines implemented by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) that severely restrict the options for orphaned or fostered Native American children, a national adoption coalition – the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys (AAAA), National Council for Adoption, Florida Adoption Council, Metropolitan Adoption Council of Greater ...

Third Annual Maine YogaFest Opens with Record Sales and Two New National Sponsors

PORTLAND, Maine (PRWEB) April 16, 2015 After months of preparations, ticket sales for the third annual Maine YogaFest (MYF) opened in mid-March. The weekend festival will be held from July 10 to 12 at the East End Community School in Portland and has added more than 15 new workshops to meet the growing demand from ...

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Presents Latest Updates on Ebola Vaccines in Development

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Presents Latest Updates on Ebola Vaccines in Development
Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) March 10, 2015 The 18th Annual Conference on Vaccine Research, sponsored by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID), will feature a special closing session at 3:00 PM ET on April 15, 2015 to discuss worldwide collaborative efforts to accelerate development, clinical trials and the regulatory approval process for Ebola vaccines. ...

Illinois Chapters Celebrate National Architecture Week with Gift to Support the Kidzeum of Health and Science

Illinois Chapters Celebrate National Architecture Week with Gift to Support the Kidzeum of Health and Science
Springfield, IL (PRWEB) April 27, 2015 Gifts totaling $ 32,250 from individual architects and several Illinois AIA chapters will allow the Kidzeum to renovate and showcase the Schnepp and Barnes Building’s three-story lightwell atrium, which will be visible from the entrance.   In addition, long-time AIA member and urban design champion Paul O’Shea, FAIA, will specifically ...