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Cascade Game Foundry Releases New Avatar and Dive Site for Infinite Scuba®Cascade Game Foundry Releases New Avatar and Dive Site for Infinite Scuba®
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Cascade Game Foundry (CGF) is thrilled to announce two exciting additions to their Infinite Scuba game: a new Dr. Sylvia Earle avatar and a new Belize dive site. (more...)

Integral Ad Science Hires Dave Marquard, Former Googler, IBMer, to Lead Publisher Products Integral Ad Science Hires Dave Marquard, Former Googler, IBMer, to Lead Publisher Products
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

NEW YORK, NY -  Integral Ad Science, the leading global provider of actionable advertising intelligence for buyers and sellers of digital media, today announced that Dave Marquard, a veteran in product management, has been brought on to spearhead the company's added focus on publisher analytics as Director of Product Management, Publisher Products. Based in New York City, Marquard reports to David Hahn, SVP of Product Management and Customer Service. (more...)

Potential New Tool for Cervical Cancer Detection and DiagnosisPotential New Tool for Cervical Cancer Detection and Diagnosis
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

As rosy a picture as that paints, cervical cancer continues to claim far too many lives. Thousands of American women still die from the disease every year, and hundreds of thousands of other women around the world suffer the same fate sad, stark statistics that showcase the continued need for more advanced screening methods to catch more cases of the disease early, when it is most treatable. (more...)

Stage Left Studio to Remount HOME IN HER HEART Next MonthStage Left Studio to Remount HOME IN HER HEART Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Stage Left Studio will present an encore engagement of Margaret Morrison's critically acclaimed love story HOME IN HER HEART. This play with music is directed by Cheryl King, starring Audelco Award winner Ava Jenkins and Margaret Morrison. Previews begin January 13 with opening night slated for January 30. (more...)

Peter Kant Joins SRI International as Executive Director of SRI's Center for Science, Technology, and Economic DevelopmentPeter Kant Joins SRI International as Executive Director of SRI's Center for Science, Technology, and Economic Development
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

MENLO PARK, Calif., Dec. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ SRI International has appointed Peter Kant as executive director of SRI's Center for Science, Technology, and Economic Development (CSTED). Kant will lead an organization with a long history of success assisting governments, universities, and regions of the world in the development of science and technology (S&T) policies and economic development strategies. (more...)

U-verse' with AT&T GigaPower(SM) Launches Today in parts of the Research Triangle and Winston-SalemU-verse' with AT&T GigaPower(SM) Launches Today in parts of the Research Triangle and Winston-Salem
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Imagine downloading 25 songs in less than a second, before you can even crank up the volume. Imagine loading your favorite HD movie in less than 36 seconds, a fraction of the time it takes to pick which movie to watch. It's now a reality for qualifying residents and small businesses with today's launch of U-verse with AT&T* GigaPower in Carrboro, Cary, Chapel Hill, Raleigh and Winston-Salem.** (more...)

Tickets to Jackson Browne at Dr. Phillips Center On Sale 12/8Tickets to Jackson Browne at Dr. Phillips Center On Sale 12/8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces that tickets for Jackson Browne, an AEG Live presentation, will go on sale December 8, 2014 at 10 a.m. for the February, 24, 2015 7:30 p.m. show. Tickets are available for $49, $69 & $99 and may be purchased by calling the Dr. Phillips Center Box Office at 844.513.2014 or by visiting the Box Office at 445 Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. or online at drphillipscenter.org. (more...)

251 Nominees to Good Works Teams Announced251 Nominees to Good Works Teams Announced
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) and Allstate Insurance Company today announced the 251 nominees for the 2015 Allstate NABC and WBCA Good Works Teams . This prestigious community service award recognizes a distinguished group of student-athletes who have demonstrated a commitment to enriching the lives of others and contributing to the greater good in their communities. (more...)

ANN INC. Announces New Member of the BoardANN INC. Announces New Member of the Board
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

ANN INC., the parent Company of Ann Taylor and LOFT, announced that Katie J. Bayne has been elected to its Board of Directors. Ms. Bayne serves as Senior Vice President, Global Sparkling Brands at The Coca-Cola Company. In this role, she is responsible for global marketing, portfolio strategy and innovation for the flagship brand, Coca-Cola, and the Company's other sparkling brands around the world. She also oversees worldwide licensing, retail and attractions for The Coca-Cola Company. (more...)

Zagster Promotes Bike Sharing in Princeton CommunityZagster Promotes Bike Sharing in Princeton Community
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

PRINCETON, NJ - Zagster, a company that provides bike sharing services, has launched a bike sharing program available to anyone who lives, works or studies at Princeton University, as well as members of the public who live and work in Princeton. The program will start with a total of 10 bikes located at the new Princeton Station and they will be available for rental by the hour or the day. (more...)

Performance Project @ University Settlement to Present TALA in 2015Performance Project @ University Settlement to Present TALA in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

The Performance Project @ University Settlement will present the World Premiere of TALA, a multicultural play about the immigrant experience written and directed by Kyoung H. Park. Produced by Kyoung's Pacific Beat, previews begin January 8 at University Settlement with opening set for January 10. (more...)

Best Value Schools Announces 2014 'STEM Scholarship for Women' WinnerBest Value Schools Announces 2014 'STEM Scholarship for Women' Winner
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ At Best Value Schools, an online resource dedicated to helping college students find the best education at the best price, we are delighted to announce the winner of the 2014 STEM Scholarship for Women as chosen by our committee. Our $2,000 scholarship has been granted to Kelsey Graywill of Conifer, CO who will be using the funding to attend Duke University in North Carolina this fall. As an extraordinary young woman who impressed us with her career aspiration of becoming a neurosurgeon to improve specialized healthcare resources for developing countries, Kelsey has taken on the admirable task of pursuing a dual major in Neuroscience and Global Health with a minor in Linguistics. She is also one of the talented few freshman to be accepted into Duke's Emergency Medical Service's EMT program to become a licensed EMT. (more...)

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces Launch of Sixth Annual BSO Academy Week, 6/20-27The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces Launch of Sixth Annual BSO Academy Week, 6/20-27
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) is pleased to announce the launch of its sixth annual BSO Academy Week. From Saturday, June 20 through Saturday, June 27, 2015, instrumentalists from across the country are invited to rehearse and perform side-by-side with BSO musicians and under the direction of Music Director Marin Alsop in an intensive music "fantasy camp." The BSO's Academy Week was notably featured in The New York Times and has become a popular destination for amateur musicians from across the country. The Academy provides an immersive experience for participants who desire a comprehensive learning experience through four distinct tracks for performers, educators and administrators: Orchestral Track, Chamber Music Track, Music Educator Track and the Arts Administrator Track. Please see below for complete registration details. (more...)

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Host 6th Annual BSO Academy Week in June 2015Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Host 6th Annual BSO Academy Week in June 2015
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) is pleased to announce the launch of its sixth annual BSO Academy Week. From Saturday, June 20 through Saturday, June 27, 2015, instrumentalists from across the country are invited to rehearse and perform side-by-side with BSO musicians and under the direction of Music Director Marin Alsop in an intensive music 'fantasy camp.' The BSO's Academy Week was notably featured in The New York Times and has become a popular destination for amateur musicians from across the country. The Academy provides an immersive experience for participants who desire a comprehensive learning experience through four distinct tracks for performers, educators and administrators: Orchestral Track, Chamber Music Track, Music Educator Track and the Arts Administrator Track. Please see below for complete registration details. (more...)

Food Industry and Sustainabiltiy Are Focus of FoodCon Conference at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School on Nov. 21Food Industry and Sustainabiltiy Are Focus of FoodCon Conference at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School on Nov. 21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

FoodCon a day-long conference centered on the food industry and sustainability will be hosted by UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School's Net Impact Chapter and Duke University's Fuqua Food Forum on Nov. 21 at UNC Kenan-Flagler. (more...)

Tony Speciale to Direct Jordan Dean, Jeff Hayenga, Mark Junek and Elizabeth Morton in LOCUST SONG Reading, 11/17-18Tony Speciale to Direct Jordan Dean, Jeff Hayenga, Mark Junek and Elizabeth Morton in LOCUST SONG Reading, 11/17-18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

Jordan Dean (Mamma Mia! CSC's Midsummer), Jeff Hayenga (The Man Who Came to Dinner, The Elephant Man), Mark Junek ('Smash', Berkeley Rep's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike) and Elizabeth Morton (Death of a Salesman) will lead an industry reading of Locust Song, a new play by Jerry Marsini on November 17th at 7 pm and on November 18th at 12:30pm at the WorkShop Theater Company's Main Stage, 312 W 36th Street. Drama Desk Nominee, Tony Speciale, who recently directed the Barry Manilow musical Harmony (2014 Suzi Bass Award winner Outstanding Director of a Musical & Outstanding Production of a Musical), will direct the Manhattan reading. (more...)

Diablo Technologies Names Alex Yost PresidentDiablo Technologies Names Alex Yost President
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

OTTAWA, Canada, Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Diablo Technologies is pleased to announce the addition of Alex Yost as the company's new President, reporting directly to CEO and Co-founder Riccardo Badalone. Yost brings over 18 years of experience as a business line executive for servers and integrated systems. As President of Diablo, Yost will be responsible for managing the company's product portfolio and marketing. The appointment of Yost further strengthens the Diablo management team as the company enters its next phase of growth. (more...)

Carl Pfeiffer Releases THE AGGRESSOR GENECarl Pfeiffer Releases THE AGGRESSOR GENE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

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N-Play Names John Marshall Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial OfficerN-Play Names John Marshall Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ N-Play, the leading provider of real estate applications on Facebook, has named John Marshall as the company's Chief Operating Officer. He will also assume the role of Chief Financial Officer. (more...)

Mitek Names Financial Technology Industry Veteran James Hale to Board of DirectorsMitek Names Financial Technology Industry Veteran James Hale to Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Mitek (Nasdaq:MITK) (www.miteksystems.com), the leading innovator of mobile imaging for financial transactions and identity, today announced the election of James Hale to the Mitek Board of Directors, commencing immediately. He replaces Mrs. Sally Thornton who is resigning after 28 years of Board service. (more...)

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