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Frontier Communications Included in Vice President Biden's 'Ready to Work' Report
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Frontier is among the companies that signed onto the White House Best Practices on Recruiting and Hiring the Long-Term Unemployed in January 2014. The Vice President's report included the following about a Frontier Best Practice: (more...)

Terrence McNally & Chita Rivera Release Statement on John Kander's National Medal of Arts Award
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Legendary composer John Kander received a National Medal of Arts from President Obama at the White House on July 28, 2014, and today, friends and colleagues Terrence McNally and Chita Rivera have released a joint statement on his recognition. (more...)

Photo Flash: President Obama Awards National Medals of Arts to John Kander, Bill T. Jones & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

President Barack Obama presented the National Medals of Arts in conjunction with the National Humanities Medals on Monday, July 28, 2014 in an East Room ceremony at the White House. Check out photos from the special ceremony below! (more...)

IBM to make free supercomputing power available to sustainability scientists
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

ARMONK, N.Y., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ In support of the updated Climate Data Initiative announced by the White House today, IBM (NYSE: IBM) will provide eligible scientists studying climate change-related issues with free access to dedicated virtual supercomputing and a platform to engage the public in their research. (more...)

Regenesis Management Group and SWIIM Supports White House Climate Data Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Regenesis and SWIIM maintain an already-established, five-year research and development arrangement with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that has been focused on creating crop-optimization and water-conservation tools for the western United States. We have partnered again with the USDA to create an open source application that will process certain data available to the public via the National Agricultural Statistics Database (NASS). The application will be designed to allow users to view trends within irrigated agriculture, crop yields, related farm income, and derived total economic impact relative to historical and projected water transfers. The application will also project future agricultural water needs and availability based upon a range of modeled temperature changes, and will explore the economic impact of variations in agricultural output due to water transfers and climate change. (more...)

Wadhwani Foundation's Upskilling Programme 'Race to a Job' Finds Special Mention in Vice President Biden's Report
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

The Vice President's report highlights successful job-driven training strategies, details executive actions that are being taken by the federal government, and new commitments by employers, non-profits, unions and innovators to help spread what's working and to support more Americans in getting and moving up in in-demand jobs and careers. (more...)

Author & Former War Correspondent Daniel Grotta Discusses HONOR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014


Karsh Kale, Puddles Pity Party, John Early, Natasha Diggs and More to Play Joe's Pub, 7/30-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its upcoming performances, July 30 - August 10, 2014. Details below! (more...)

President Obama Says 2013 National Medal of Arts Honorees 'Add Texture to Our Lives'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

President Barack Obama presented the National Medals of Arts in conjunction with the National Humanities Medals this afternoon, July 28, 2014, in an East Room ceremony at the White House. First Lady Michelle Obama was also in attendance. (more...)

VIDEO: Sarah Palin Announces Her Own Online Subscription TV Network
by - Jul 28, 2014

Former Alaska governor & VP candidate Sarah Palin has launched a new subscription-based Internet TV network that will allow supporters to have direct access to her. (more...)

Idan Raichel & Vieux Farka Touré Announce New Album 'The Paris Session'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

The formation and success of The Touré-Raichel Collective, the band led by Israeli keyboardist and songwriter Idan Raichel and Malian guitarist Vieux Farka Touré (more...)

'Democracy's Hypocrisies' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

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Rhonda Ross, Daniel Reichard & More Set for Broadway at Birdland in August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced the August lineup for Broadway at Birdland, featuring Daniel Reichard, Jim Caruso, Billy Stritch, Rhonda Ross, Stephen Wallem & Cast Party. (more...)

Casting and Cameo Groups Announced for Free Public Works' Musical Adaptation of THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Following last year's acclaimed Public Works production of The Tempest, The Public Theater will continue this community-based initiative this September with a free original musical adaptation of Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE. Featuring more than 200 New Yorkers from all five boroughs performing alongside professional actors and The Public's community partners, Public Works' THE WINTER'S TALE will run for three nights only, September 5-7, at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Free tickets will be distributed, two per person, at 12:00 p.m. on the day of the show at the Delacorte Theater and via the Virtual Ticketing lottery at www.publictheater.org. (more...)

LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS Monologue Highlights from 7/23
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Senator Marco Rubio told reporters that Hillary Clinton is out of touch with voters and said that she's a “20th century candidate.” That's ridiculous, Hillary started campaigning way before the 20th century. (more...)

President Obama on ABC's SCANDAL: 'Not Something We Want to Be Living Out'
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

At a Washington DC fundraiser hosted by Scandal scribe Shonda Rhimes and star Kerry Washington last night, President Barack Obama joked about the accuracy of the hit ABC drama series. (more...)

Owens & Minor to Host 9th Annual Healthcare Supplier Diversity Symposium on September 23-24, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

“Adapting to change requires agility and innovative thinking, and that is what defines a successful enterprise in today's rapidly changing healthcare market,” said Craig R. Smith, chairman & chief executive officer of Owens & Minor. “Through education and sharing ideas, we can find new tactics to connect with our customers to efficiently serve their needs in the market. For diversity businesses, the opportunities in this changing environment are significant, and we will engage our Symposium participants in a lively examination of the ways that we can connect for personal and professional success.” (more...)

Teledyne Technologies Appoints Jane Sherburne to Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

“Jane is an outstanding addition to our board,” said Robert Mehrabian, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Teledyne. “She has extensive experience with compliance programs, corporate governance matters, merger and acquisition activities and government affairs, and will be an asset to Teledyne as we continue with our profitable growth and strategic objectives.” (more...)

Ferndale Laboratories Selects rfXcel to Meet U.S. “Big Three” September 1 DSCSA Deadline
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

rfXcel Traceability System is the most robust, production-ready DSCSA solution in the market (more...)

Karsh Kale, Midlake, Allen Toussaint, The Deslondes and More Set for Joe's Pub, 7/23-8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its upcoming lineup for the next couple weeks, July 23-August 3, 2014. Scroll down for details! (more...)

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