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Western Governors University Offers Special Nursing Scholarships for Employees of Hospital Partners

RNs Working at Six Major U.S. Hospitals Eligible for $3,000 to Attend Online University SALT LAKE CITY, June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University , www.wgu.edu , has announced a new program for nurses working at partner hospitals, the WGU Nursing Partners Scholarship...

Western Governors University Nursing Education Program Receives $500,000 Grant from the Texas Workforce Commission

Pilot Program for Nation's First Competency-Based B.S. in Nursing Leading to RN Licensure Set to Begin in Texas This Fall SALT LAKE CITY, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University , www.wgu.edu , has received a $500,000 grant from the Texas Workforce Commissi...

Western Governors University Offers Two New Master's Degrees in Nursing

RN to MSN Program Allows Registered Nurses with Associate's Degrees to Earn Their Master's SALT LAKE CITY, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CCNE-accredited Western Governors University , www.wgu.edu , has launched two new master's degree programs in nursing, the RN to MSN in Nursing Edu...

Western Governors University to Launch Nation's First Competency-Based B.S. in Nursing Leading to RN Licensure

Pilot Set to Begin in Southern California SALT LAKE CITY, April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last year, more than 50,000 applicants to nursing schools were turned away, despite a nationwide shortage of registered nurses. To address this crisis in U.S. healthcare, Western Governors Universi...

Western Governors University Addresses Rising Demand for Healthcare IT Professionals with B.S. in Health Informatics

Applications for Scholarships Accepted Through April 19 SALT LAKE CITY, March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Within the U.S. healthcare industry, there is a growing need for trained IT professionals who understand healthcare. Western Governors University , www.wgu.edu , the nonprofit univer...

National Caregiver Coalition to National Governors Association: Establish State Task Forces to Monitor Medicaid Spending, Ascertain Funds Going to Protect Seniors

Coalition to Protect Senior Care Letter to Governors Rendell, Douglas Says to Use Medicaid Funds for Seniors - Not Unrelated State Projects JOPLIN, Mo., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new letter to National Governors Association (NGA) Chairman Ed Rendell (D-PA) and James Douglas (R-V...

Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors to Honor Ryan Seacrest & John Bendheim at Annual 'Road To A Cure' Gala

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Media entrepreneur, television and radio host Ryan Seacrest and real estate investor and philanthropist John Bendheim will be honored by the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors at their annual "Road To A Cure" Gala, December 2, 2008, at the Hyatt Regency Century Pla...

Western Governors University Applies for CCNE Accreditation for Nursing Programs

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University has applied for accreditation of its nursing programs by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The WGU nursing programs are part of WGU's College of Health Professions and are national online progr...

National Lt. Governors Association Endorses HERO Campaign; 1st National Association of State Elected Officials Supporting Grassroots Designated Driving Program

NEW YORK, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Affirming its commitment to preventing drunken driving tragedies across America, the National Lieutenant Governors Association Executive Committee has voted unanimously to endorse the Ensign John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers. Th...

Nursing Scholarships Offered by Western Governors University for Master's Degree Programs

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University (http://www.wgu.edu ) is now offering its Future of Nursing Scholarships to prospective nurse leaders, nurse managers and nurse educators. These scholarships are designed to help working nurses earn a master's deg...
Governors in Medical Technology

Nobel Prize Awarded to Foundation for Biomedical Research Board Member

...ed to the use of mouse models for the understanding of the development of therapies of human disease as well as for the pathologies." FBR's Board of governors now includes ten Nobel Laureates. Capecchi is a recipient of numerous other awards, including the Albert Lasker Award in 2001. FBR is the nation's f...
Governors in Biological News

Saving Sumatra: Indonesia reaches historic agreement

...odiversity. The commitment has been endorsed by governors of all provinces across Sumatra, the world's sixth...s in the Amazon. "This agreement commits all the governors of Sumatra's 10 provinces, along with the Indonesi...mien Roosita, Deputy Minister of Environment. "The governors will now work together to develop ecosystem-based ...

TAU announces new 'supercenter' for renewable energy

...ercenter is Tel Aviv University's profound response to the serious environmental issues facing the world. Robert Goldberg, Chairman of the Board of governors of Tel Aviv University, announced the creation of the new Supercenter during the conference. Gore attended the conference along with other American en...

USGS science picks -- leads, feeds and story seeds

...erials, including cement, gypsum, crushed stone, and construction sand and gravel. USGS mineral data are used by the Federal Reserve System's Board of governors in preparing its index of industrial production, a principal economic indicator. To see the report "U.S. Production of Selected Mineral Commodities," ...

Environmental peace treaty between Israel and Palestinians unveiled at Ben-Gurion University

...onment of the Palestinian Authority. The agreement was outlined at a presentation, Creating an Environment for Peace, during BGUs 38th Annual Board of governors Meeting. Recognizing the proximity of the Israeli and Palestinian peoples and the critical importance of protecting transboundary resources, Tal an...

Protein data bank archives 50,000th molecule structure

... technology have helped the archive grow by leaps and bounds in the last 10 years, said Helen M. Berman, director of the RCSB PDB and Rutgers Board of governors professor of chemistry and chemical biology, noting that the size of the PDB has doubled in just the last three and a half years. We are estimatin...

FDA approves first medical device using rutgers biomaterial

...ducted at the Rutgers-based New Jersey Center for Biomaterials (CBM) in Rutgers' chemistry laboratories," said Joachim Kohn, CBM director and Board of governors Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. "This is an example of a close and strong academic-industr...
Governors in Biological Technology

Create a Governors Technology Summit

The 2003 Wisconsin Economic Summit started today. It will be interesting to see if this years conference attracts any more technologists than the previous three Summits. My hunch is that it will not and we will see the usual list of suspects who frankly know almost nothing about high technology. ...

Doyle joins governors in support of stem cell bill

Madison, Wis . - Calling President Bush severely out of touch, Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle has joined nine other governors in calling for passage of a bill to lift federal restrictions on embryonic stem cell research. The pending legislation, Senate Bill 5 - the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Ac...

Midwest Venture Summit disappoints; Cato grades Midwest governors

Herewith the latest of irregular alarums and excursions relevant to the world of Midwest technology entrepreneurs: How Do You Spell Success? Last week, the Midwest Venture Summit was held in Chicago and featured about 30 early stage companies. About 10 were sponsored by the Chicago chapter of t...

GPhA Statement on the Introduction of the Bipartisan Biogenerics Consensus Bill: 'Promoting Innovation and Access to Life-Saving Medicine Act'

...ill also save our health care system billions of dollars. "That's why consumer, business and labor organizations, AARP and many of our nation's governors support legislation that brings biogeneric medicines to consumers sooner rather than later through timely resolution of patent disputes and market exc...

CFSO Calls for Roundtable to Develop National Strategy for Advancing Forensic Sciences in the United States

...on, and updated equipment. As a first step, the organization has sent invitations to its meeting to all major stakeholders, including: National governors Association, the U.S. Conference of Mayors, International Association of Chiefs of Police, American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU-National Capital Area,...

SemBioSys announces senior management changes

... of senior manager which included a three year international assignment. Mr. Szarko is currently a member of the Advancement Committee to the Board of governors of the University of Lethbridge and has served on various boards and committees in both the profit and non-profit sectors. "We believe with insuli...

Yale professor T.P. Ma awarded the Connecticut Medal of Technology

...uctors. The Connecticut Medal of Technology is awarded by the Board of governors for Higher Education and the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineerin... technologists of our time," said Frank W. Ridley, Chairman of the Board of governors for Higher Education, as he presented the award. "It is not often that basi...

BioMed Realty Trust Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results

...nterest costs, providing perspective not immediately apparent from net income. We compute FFO in accordance with standards established by the Board of governors of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, or NAREIT, in its March 1995 White Paper (as amended in November 1999 and April 2002). A...

Campus Celebrates Historic Milestone

... Congressman J. Howard Coble, US Congressman Mel Watt, Lieutenant Governor Beverly E. Perdue, NC Secretary of State Elaine Marshall, along with former governors James B. Hunt, Jr. and James G. Martin. Senator Marc Basnight, President Pro Tempore, NC Senate, and Speaker Joe Hackney, Speaker of the NC House of R...

Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute Hosts First-Ever International Forum on Memory and Memory Disorders and Dedicates New $30 Million Research Facility

... dedication for the Alzheimer's Awareness 42-cent social awareness first-class stamp will follow the dedication ceremony. U.S. Postal Service Board of governors Vice Chairman Carolyn Lewis Gallagher will unveil the stamp and present it to Senator Rockefeller. "I can't think of a better place to dedicate a st...

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