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Lupus Foundation of America Awards Four Grants to Early Career Scientists, Supporting Crucial Areas of Research and Growth in the Field

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 3:00pm

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Lupus Foundation of America is proud to announce the recipients of the 2021 Gary S. Gilkeson Career Development Award (CDA), a two-year grant focusing on critical lupus research while supporting early career scientists at the beginning of their careers, helping to ensure continued growth in the lupus research field.

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  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Lupus Foundation of America is proud to announce the recipients of the 2021 Gary S. Gilkeson Career Development Award (CDA), a two-year grant focusing on critical lupus research while supporting early career scientists at the beginning of their careers, helping to ensure continued growth in the lupus research field.
  • This year's grantees will focus their research on cognition, pediatric lupus, lupus nephritis and B-cell therapies.
  • Through a comprehensive program of research, education, and advocacy, we lead the fight to improve the quality of life for all people affected by lupus.
  • Learn more about the Lupus Foundation of America at lupus.org .

Alan J. Ginsberg Joins Alpha Sigma Capital Board of Advisors

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 2:05pm

Los Angeles, CA, Sept. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (via Blockchain Wire ) Alpha Sigma Capital announced today that Alan J. Ginsberg joined its Board of Advisors.

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  • Los Angeles, CA, Sept. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (via Blockchain Wire ) Alpha Sigma Capital announced today that Alan J. Ginsberg joined its Board of Advisors.
  • Mr. Ginsberg is a Director of StoneCastle Financial Corp and of StoneCastle Trust Co , as well as, an Advisory Director of Yales Peabody Museum .
  • Alans knowledge and experience of capital markets combined with recent engagements into the blockchain and cryptocurrency markets made it a perfect fit for the Alpha Sigma Capital team.
  • Alpha Sigma Capital is a pioneering digital asset fund focused on the blockchain economy and the shift to a decentralized Web3 infrastructure.

HUMBL Welcomes Peter M. Schulte as a Director

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:39pm

San Diego, California, Sept. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HUMBL, Inc. (OTC Markets: HMBL) is proud to announce that Peter M. Schulte has joined the HUMBL Board of Directors as an independent director.

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  • San Diego, California, Sept. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HUMBL, Inc. (OTC Markets: HMBL) is proud to announce that Peter M. Schulte has joined the HUMBL Board of Directors as an independent director.
  • Mr. Schulte holds the position of Managing Partner and Co-founder of private equity firm CM Equity Partners.
  • Mr. Schulte has also established two successful publicly traded companies: ICF International and ATS Corporation.
  • I want to thank Peter for joining us on the path forward at HUMBL.

Original production STEAM content from Da Vinci

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 10:19am

Da Vinci Media helps parents and teachers to find age-appropriate, inspiring content for kids, that can also be a great learning experience.

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  • Da Vinci Media helps parents and teachers to find age-appropriate, inspiring content for kids, that can also be a great learning experience.
  • Da Vinci Media's content offering has so far been strongly characterized by the STEAM focus but is now playing a key role in the renewed content development strategy.
  • Our content helps develop creative and critical thinking, openness, problem-solving and social intelligence," says Aleksandra Sergiel, Da Vinci Media's Director, Poland.
  • Da Vinci TV's carefully selected programs and original productions can also be accessed through the Da Vinci Kids mobile application available in App stores.

Launch of Zentiva Academy to Offer Top Training to its Employees

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:00am

PRAGUE, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Zentiva announces the launch of the Zentiva Academy, its new digital learning and development platform aimed at providing its employees with the best opportunities for their professional and personal growth. The program gathers a range of assets developed in-house by Zentiva-Talents and includes training by external partners as well. To boost the offering, Zentiva recently entered into a partnership with Coursera.

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  • PRAGUE, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Zentiva announces the launch of the Zentiva Academy, its new digital learning and development platform aimed at providing its employees with the best opportunities for their professional and personal growth.
  • The program gathers a range of assets developed in-house by Zentiva-Talents and includes training by external partners as well.
  • "We are excited to partner with Zentiva to help employees advance their careers through job-based skills training," said Anthony Tattersall, Vice President of EMEA at Coursera.
  • Institutions around the world use Coursera to upskill and reskill their employees, citizens, and students in fields such as data science, technology, and business.

Photographer Merik Goma To Begin Artist In Residence At The Amistad Center

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 7:39pm

HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Amistad Center for Art & Culture is pleased to announce Merik Goma as the inaugural Joyce C. Willis Artist in Residence.

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  • HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Amistad Center for Art & Culture is pleased to announce Merik Goma as the inaugural Joyce C. Willis Artist in Residence.
  • Merik Goma, a Manistee, MI native, is a New Haven based photographer and recent graduate of the NXTHVN Fellowship Program, an arts incubator founded by renowned artist Titus Kaphar.
  • Goma will have access to the full Amistad Center collection of art and artifacts to inspire and inform his new body of work.
  • Throughout the residency, he will be a valued resource to The Amistad Center, particularly as The Amistad Center shapes educational events and public programming around the artist and his technique.

Drexel University's Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, The Curtis Institute of Music, and Artist and Composer Ari Benjamin Meyers Redefine Music as Public Art

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 6:00pm

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today, Drexel University's Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and The Curtis Institute of Music announced their call for the first public orchestra for Rehearsing Philadelphia.

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  • PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today, Drexel University's Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and The Curtis Institute of Music announced their call for the first public orchestra for Rehearsing Philadelphia.
  • Rehearsing Philadelphia is a citywide art-based public project created by Berlin-based composer and artist, Ari Benjamin Meyers, and jointly produced and presented by The Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and The Curtis Institute of Music.
  • "We are delighted to have Drexel University's Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and The Curtis Institute of Music students participating in this landmark project."
  • At Westphal, we reimagine the role of design, media, and the arts in building a better future.

Urology Care Foundation Announces Recipient of the 2021 Rising Stars in Urology Research Award

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 3:00pm

BALTIMORE, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Urological Association (AUA) and the Urology Care Foundationthe official foundation of the AUA announced today A. Lenore Ackerman, MD, PhD as the recipient of the 2021 Rising Stars in Urology Research Award.

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  • BALTIMORE, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Urological Association (AUA) and the Urology Care Foundationthe official foundation of the AUA announced today A. Lenore Ackerman, MD, PhD as the recipient of the 2021 Rising Stars in Urology Research Award.
  • The Rising Stars in Urology Research Award program was established in 2005 to encourage recipients to contribute to urology as both surgical specialists and scientists investigating causes, prevention, treatment and cures that will improve patients' lives.
  • "For more than 15 years, the Urology Care Foundation has supported the careers of talented surgeon scientists allowing them to successfully transition to independent investigators and establish their research careers through the Rising Stars in Urology Research Award," said Steven Kaplan, MD, AUA Research Chair.
  • About the Urology Care Foundation:The Urology Care Foundation is the world's leading nonprofit urological health foundation, and the official foundation of the American Urological Association.

Scipher Medicine Welcomes John Strumbos as Chief Financial Officer

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 3:50pm

WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Scipher Medicine, a precision immunology company matching patients with their most effective therapies, today announced the appointment of John Strumbos, Ph.D., MBA as Chief Financial Officer.

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  • WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Scipher Medicine, a precision immunology company matching patients with their most effective therapies, today announced the appointment of John Strumbos, Ph.D., MBA as Chief Financial Officer.
  • John will be instrumental in guiding Sciphers financing and capital strategy as the company continues its rapid growth trajectory.
  • We are thrilled to welcome John to the Scipher team, said Alif Saleh, Chief Executive Officer of Scipher Medicine.
  • Scipher Medicine, a precision immunology company, holds the fundamental belief that patients deserve simple answers to treatment options based on scientifically backed data.

Aquila Investment Management Announces Expansion of Its Investment Team

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 1:38pm

Aquila Investment Management LLC (Aquila), Investment Adviser and Administrator to the Aquila Group of Funds , announced the addition of four new members to its investment team.

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  • Aquila Investment Management LLC (Aquila), Investment Adviser and Administrator to the Aquila Group of Funds , announced the addition of four new members to its investment team.
  • As of October 1, 2021, the new portfolio management team will assume responsibilities for Aquila Three Peaks Opportunity Growth Fund (ATGAX) and Aquila Three Peaks High Income Fund (ATPAX), and Three Peaks Capital Management, LLC will no longer serve as Sub-Adviser.
  • Aquila Investment Management will remain the Investment Adviser to the Funds, and there will be no material changes to either Funds investment objectives, principal investment strategies, fees, or expenses in connection with the change in portfolio management team.
  • Aquila High Income Fund s primary investment objective is to obtain high current income, with a secondary objective of capital appreciation.