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ESPN Announces 2014-15 Women's College Basketball ScheduleESPN Announces 2014-15 Women's College Basketball Schedule
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

ESPN's 2014-15 women's college basketball regular-season schedule includes 131 games across ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, SEC Network and Longhorn Network. The addition of ESPN3 exclusive games and ESPN FULL COURT, the pay-per-view package, to be announced at a later date will result in a record number of coverage this season. (more...)

Altamira Technologies Corporation Expands in Cyber Operations DomainAltamira Technologies Corporation Expands in Cyber Operations Domain
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

“The idea behind the event stemmed from the current landscape of cyber warfare – our critical infrastructure, essential for the daily operation of the country, presents one of the highest risks of being compromised,” said Jim Agniel, Senior Director at Altamira. “The cyber realm can reach out to damage, degrade, or destroy operations in the physical world with hybrid-worms such as stuxnet or conficker and the potential damage from disabled servers or lost intellectual property is staggering.” (more...)

 ESPN Sets 2014-15 Women's College Basketball Schedule ESPN Sets 2014-15 Women's College Basketball Schedule
by TV News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

ESPN's 2014-15 women's college basketball regular-season schedule includes 131 games across ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, SEC Network and Longhorn Network. The addition of ESPN3 exclusive games and ESPN FULL COURT, the pay-per-view package, to be announced at a later date will result in a record number of coverage this season. (more...)

New MITRE Book Outlines Ten Proven Strategies for Computer Network DefenseNew MITRE Book Outlines Ten Proven Strategies for Computer Network Defense
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

MCLEAN, VA - In his book published this week, Ten Strategies of a World-Class Cybersecurity Operations Center, Carson Zimmerman of The MITRE Corporation offers ten practical ways to strengthen computer network defense. The best practices are based on MITRE's accumulated experience supporting large-scale U.S. military and civilian cybersecurity operations centers (CSOCs) and take into account technology, people and process issues all three of which must be addressed for network defense to be effective. Ten Strategies is free and available as a pdf on mitre.org. (more...)

GenFKD Expands Financial Literacy Program To 25 Total CampusesGenFKD Expands Financial Literacy Program To 25 Total Campuses
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ GenFKD, or 'Generational Financial Knowledge Development' expanded its mission of bringing financial literacy to college students on 15 new college and university campuses for the 2014-15 academic year. The additions raise to 25 the number of active campuses hosting GenFKD Fellowship programs. (more...)

Hear from The Economist's 2014 Innovation Award Winners at Innovation Summit on October 10th in Hong KongHear from The Economist's 2014 Innovation Award Winners at Innovation Summit on October 10th in Hong Kong
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

HONG KONG, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Winners of The Economist's prestigious Innovation awards 2014 will speak at The Economist Events' Innovation Summit scheduled to take place at the JW Marriott Hong Kong on Friday, October 10 th 2014. At the summit, the award winners will share their experiences and the lessons those hold for others. The awards, which recognises outstanding people who have made a proven innovation over the past decade, will be presented at a ceremony in Hong Kong the night before the summit. It will be the first time the ceremony has come to Asia. The award winners speaking at the summit include: (more...)

BWW Reviews: Patti LuPone - 'Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda...Played That Part' at GMU's Arts by George! BenefitBWW Reviews: Patti LuPone - 'Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda...Played That Part' at GMU's Arts by George! Benefit
by Benjamin Reiser - Sep 29, 2014

Who is today's Queen of Broadway? After all, Audra McDonald just chalked up her record-setting sixth Tony. Idina Menzel's belting out all over the world. Barbra Streisand's even planning a new Gypsy film adaptation. No matter. Patti LuPone hands-down earns the title-and then some. (more...)

Defense Point Security, LLC Welcomes Joe Beal as President of Cyber AssuranceDefense Point Security, LLC Welcomes Joe Beal as President of Cyber Assurance
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Defense Point Security, LLC (DPS), the choice provider of Cyber Security services to the Federal Government, is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. Joseph Beal to their executive staff as President of the Cyber Assurance Business Unit. Mr. Beal will be responsible for the Cyber Assurance Line of Business and management of all Cyber Assurance client engagements. He is a seasoned cyber security executive with more than 16 years of experience in the Information Technology industry. Mr. Beal has a wealth of experience supporting both the Private and Public sectors, providing efficient and reliable cyber solutions to address their most challenging business and mission needs. Mr. Beal holds a B.S. in Decision Sciences and Management Information Systems from George Mason University. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C/CISO). (more...)

Notable Career Services Leader to Address Effective Ways to Bridge Workforce Skills Gap During Fullbridge Webinar Notable Career Services Leader to Address Effective Ways to Bridge Workforce Skills Gap During Fullbridge Webinar
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, MA - Recognizing that college graduates are continually challenged in landing jobs in their chosen field after graduation despite their degrees, Fullbridge, Inc., the leader in creating and delivering the real-world experiences students need to secure and excel in the job they love, is hosting the free webinar, 'Innovations in College-to-Career' on October 9, 2014 at 2:30pm ET/11:30am PT. Christine Cruzvergara, recipient of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) 2013 Rising Star Award and renowned for her innovative career education initiatives, will lead the discussion, addressing how she is tackling the college-to-career crisis through experiential career readiness programming. (more...)

New Collection Presents WITKACY: 21ST CENTURY PERSPECTIVENew Collection Presents WITKACY: 21ST CENTURY PERSPECTIVE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

While many are unaware of him, Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz 'Witkacy' (1885-1939) was a prolific Dramatist, Poet, Novelist, Painter, Photographer, Art Theorist and Philosopher; one of the most colourful personalities of twentieth-century Poland. While his work stretches far and wide, a hugely insightful new book provides us with a consideration of Witkacy's artwork, philosophy and theatre together in one definitive collection. September 18th will mark the 75thanniversary of the day he took his own life, the same day the Russians invaded Poland from the east. (more...)

Editors Release WITKACY, A '21st Century Perspective' on the Life & Work of Stanislaw Ignacy WitkiewiczEditors Release WITKACY, A '21st Century Perspective' on the Life & Work of Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

United Kingdom – While many are unaware of him, Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz 'Witkacy' (1885-1939) was a prolific Dramatist, Poet, Novelist, Painter, Photographer, Art Theorist and Philosopher; one of the most colourful personalities of twentieth-century Poland. While his work stretches far and wide, a hugely insightful new book provides us with a consideration of Witkacy's artwork, philosophy and theatre together in one definitive collection. (more...)

MicroVAX Cancer Vaccine First in Human Clinical Trial in SingaporeMicroVAX Cancer Vaccine First in Human Clinical Trial in Singapore
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

MicroVAX, LLC, a biotech company located in Manassas, Virginia announced today the commencement of a phase I clinical trial for its unique and proprietary vaccine platform that allows under the provisions of an FDA IND entry of patients with cancers of the breast, prostate, colon, ovary and lung, that have relapsed after initial salvage therapy. The trial is sponsored by the Singapore Clinical Research Institute (SCRI), and conducted by Dr Toh Han Chong, Senior Consultant and Deputy Director at the National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS). “Our main objective is to assess the safety and benefit of this unique vaccine, which aims to target a common protein on many of the commonest cancers such as colon cancer, breast cancer and ovarian cancer, and provide a specific extra boost to the immune system against cancer at the same time. We will also assess how potent this vaccine can stimulate a meaningful immune response against the cancers.” When fully implemented, the MicroVAX vaccine is designed to both destroy pre-existing cancerous tumors and prevent cancer. NCCS also obtained a research grant for SGD $800,000 from National Medical Research Council, Singapore for support of the evaluation of the immune response induced by the vaccination of subjects in the clinical trial. (more...)

MicroVAX Cancer Vaccine First in Human Clinical Trial in SingaporeMicroVAX Cancer Vaccine First in Human Clinical Trial in Singapore
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

MicroVAX, LLC, a biotech company located in Manassas, Virginia announced today the commencement of a phase I clinical trial for its unique and proprietary vaccine platform that allows under the provisions of an FDA IND entry of patients with cancers of the breast, prostate, colon, ovary and lung, that have relapsed after initial salvage therapy. The trial is sponsored by the Singapore Clinical Research Institute (SCRI), and conducted by Dr Toh Han Chong, Senior Consultant and Deputy Director at the National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS). "Our main objective is to assess the safety and benefit of this unique vaccine, which aims to target a common protein on many of the commonest cancers such as colon cancer, breast cancer and ovarian cancer, and provide a specific extra boost to the immune system against cancer at the same time. We will also assess how potent this vaccine can stimulate a meaningful immune response against the cancers." When fully implemented, the MicroVAX vaccine is designed to both destroy pre-existing cancerous tumors and prevent cancer. NCCS also obtained a research grant for SGD $800,000 from National Medical Research Council, Singapore for support of the evaluation of the immune response induced by the vaccination of subjects in the clinical trial. (more...)

State of Indiana Chooses SAP HANA' Platform to Help Fight Infant MortalityState of Indiana Chooses SAP HANA' Platform to Help Fight Infant Mortality
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that the State of Indiana has chosen the SAP HANA platform as the foundation for a management initiative, driven by Governor Mike Pence, to improve data efficiency across state government. The project, dubbed the Management and Performance Hub (MPH), will empower state leaders and citizens alike to track the state's progress against government key performance indicators and be used to initiate targeted policy solutions for Hoosiers. The state's MPH initiative will make use of SAP HANA in combination with SAP Predictive Analysis and SAP Lumira software. (more...)

comScore Appoints Mel Wesley as Chief Financial OfficercomScore Appoints Mel Wesley as Chief Financial Officer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2014

RESTON, Va., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ comScore (SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today announced that Mel Wesley will be joining the company as Chief Financial Officer, effective August 29th. He will step into the position following current CFO Kenneth Tarpey's retirement from comScore later this month. (more...)

Cubic Appoints Mike Knowles and Mike Twyman to Key Defense Business Segment RolesCubic Appoints Mike Knowles and Mike Twyman to Key Defense Business Segment Roles
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) announced today the following appointments aimed at strengthening its defense business unit worldwide. (more...)

Great Value Colleges Issues Research Findings on the Most Affordable Computer Science and Engineering Colleges in the CountryGreat Value Colleges Issues Research Findings on the Most Affordable Computer Science and Engineering Colleges in the Country
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

SALISBURY, Md., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Great Value Colleges has just launched an online article that is focused on quality low-priced degrees in computer science and engineering. '50 Great Affordable Colleges for Computer Science and Engineering' is a comprehensive ranking of dozens of highly ranked colleges and universities with reasonable tuition rates. The release of the article marks a new addition to the Great Value Colleges website, which is a no-cost guide to low-cost degree programs in the United States. (more...)

The Nora Theatre Company produces Bryony Lavery's HER ACHING HEART, 7/10-8/10The Nora Theatre Company produces Bryony Lavery's HER ACHING HEART, 7/10-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2014

The Nora Theatre Company is proud to present Bryony Lavery's Her Aching Heart. The production includes original music composed for this production by Veronica Barron. The piece will be the Boston directorial debut for Lee Mikeska Gardner who was appointed Artistic Director of The Nora Theatre Company in November 2013 following a national search. The press performance is Monday, July 14 at 7:30PM. (more...)

SciCast Calls for Science, Technology Experts to Make PredictionsSciCast Calls for Science, Technology Experts to Make Predictions
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

FAIRFAX, Va., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ SciCast, a research project run by George Mason University, is the largest known science and technology-focused crowdsourced forecasting site. So what makes a crowdsourced prediction market more powerful? An even bigger crowd. SciCast is launching its first worldwide call for participants to join the existing 2,300 professionals and enthusiasts ranging from engineers to chemists, from agriculturists to IT specialists. (more...)

Chris Stinson, Maggie Erwin & More to Star in Hub Theatre's ABOMINABLEChris Stinson, Maggie Erwin & More to Star in Hub Theatre's ABOMINABLE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Casting has been announced for The Hub Theatre's summer production of the Hub artistic director, Helen Pafumi's new play ABOMINABLE. (more...)

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