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Columbia Care Completes Acquisition of Green Leaf Medical; Cements Market Leading Position in Mid-Atlantic

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 12:37pm

I am pleased to announce the completion of Columbia Cares acquisition of Green Leaf today, well ahead of our originally anticipated close, which secures our position as a national leader and the most scaled operator in the Mid-Atlantic, said Nicholas Vita, CEO of Columbia Care.

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  • I am pleased to announce the completion of Columbia Cares acquisition of Green Leaf today, well ahead of our originally anticipated close, which secures our position as a national leader and the most scaled operator in the Mid-Atlantic, said Nicholas Vita, CEO of Columbia Care.
  • Green Leafs proprietary gLeaf brand, cultivation and production scale, and outstanding reputation and culture are exceptional complements to the Columbia Care operational footprint in these key markets.
  • We are thrilled to welcome the Green Leaf team, led by Philip Goldberg and Kevin Goldberg, to the Columbia Care family and will strive to ensure the continued growth and customer focus that Green Leaf is known for through a thoughtful and deliberate integration.
  • After searching for the right home for our company, people and communities, it was clear that there was one organization that shared our vision and priorities Columbia Care.

Frozenyo in Columbia Heights Grand Opening Celebration

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 8:10pm

b'WASHINGTON, May 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Frozenyo in Columbia Heights has officially opened its doors.

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  • b'WASHINGTON, May 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Frozenyo in Columbia Heights has officially opened its doors.
  • Beginning May 24 at 11am, residents are invited to a grand opening celebration of the Frozenyo Columbia Heights location at 3237 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20010.\nFrozenyo, locally owned and operated by the husband and wife duo Kevin and Carole McMahon, has been part of the Washington, DC community for over a decade.
  • "We are extremely excited to be expanding to Columbia Heights," says Kevin McMahon.
  • "\nJoin them at their Grand Opening Celebration from May 24 to May 26.

Columbia Business School's Prestigious Advanced Management Program Is Now Open For Enrollment in New Blended Format

Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 9:33pm

b'NEW YORK, April 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The redesigned Advanced Management Program from Columbia Business School Executive Education is now admitting participants into its first cohort, which kicks off classes in Fall 2021.

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  • b'NEW YORK, April 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The redesigned Advanced Management Program from Columbia Business School Executive Education is now admitting participants into its first cohort, which kicks off classes in Fall 2021.
  • The immersive 22-week program that blends both live online, asynchronous, and in-person modules is designed for senior-level executives to learn from and network with today\'s top business visionaries.
  • This unique new structure provides participants with the opportunity to have access to the high-quality insight of Columbia\'s faculty no matter where they reside.
  • For more information, visit noodlepartners.com and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @NoodleEducation.\nView original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/columbia-business-schools-presti...\n'

AllianceBernstein Unveils Groundbreaking Collaboration with Columbia Climate School

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 12:00pm

"\n"Our partnership with the Columbia Climate School demonstrates the depth of AB\'s commitment to advancing the integration and understanding of climate change into decisions facing investors, businesses, governments and society," said Seth Bernstein, President and CEO of AllianceBernstein.

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  • "\n"Our partnership with the Columbia Climate School demonstrates the depth of AB\'s commitment to advancing the integration and understanding of climate change into decisions facing investors, businesses, governments and society," said Seth Bernstein, President and CEO of AllianceBernstein.
  • The firm has $697 billion in client assets under management, as of March 31st, 2021.\nAnnounced in July of 2020, the Columbia Climate School will be the first of its kind and the first new school at Columbia University in more than 25 years.
  • The Columbia Climate School will provide the scholarship needed to tackle climate change and its related challenges.
  • The School will ensure that students are equipped with the knowledge and tools necessary to lead on the climate crisis.\nThe School will serve as an integrated hub of climate activity at the University to connect, amplify and advance new areas of inquiry and research in the field of climate at Columbia.

Columbia Property Trust Provides Update on Strategic Business Review Process

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 9:05pm

Consistent with these commitments, the Board has commenced a thorough review of Columbias business, strategies and positioning, including undertaking a comprehensive strategic alternatives review process that will include outreach to, and identification of, potential transaction counterparties.

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  • Consistent with these commitments, the Board has commenced a thorough review of Columbias business, strategies and positioning, including undertaking a comprehensive strategic alternatives review process that will include outreach to, and identification of, potential transaction counterparties.
  • Columbia Property Trust intends to file a definitive proxy statement (the Proxy Statement) and accompanying WHITE proxy card in connection with the solicitation of proxies for the 2021 annual meeting of Columbia Property Trust shareholders (the Annual Meeting).
  • Columbia Property Trust, its directors and certain of its executive officers may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from Columbia Property Trust shareholders in connection with the matters to be considered at the Annual Meeting.
  • Information regarding the names of Columbia Property Trusts directors and executive officers and certain other individuals and their respective interests in Columbia Property Trust by security holdings or otherwise is set forth in the Annual Report on Form 10-K of Columbia Property Trust for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2020, and Columbia Property Trusts definitive proxy statement for the 2020 annual meeting of Columbia Property Trust shareholders, filed with the SEC on March 31, 2020.

Danaos Corporation Mourns the Passing of Former Board Member Robert Mundell

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 12:26pm

Danaos Corporation (NYSE: DAC), one of the worlds largest independent owners of containerships, is saddened to report the passing of Robert A. Mundell, who served as an invaluable member of Danaos Board of Directors from 2006, when the company went public, through 2015.

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  • Danaos Corporation (NYSE: DAC), one of the worlds largest independent owners of containerships, is saddened to report the passing of Robert A. Mundell, who served as an invaluable member of Danaos Board of Directors from 2006, when the company went public, through 2015.
  • From 1974 until his recent passing, Mr. Mundell was a professor in the economics department at Columbia University in New York, where he held Columbias highest academic rank of University Professor.
  • The members of Danaos management team mourn his passing and extend their most sincere condolences to his family.
  • Danaos Corporation is one of the largest independent owners of modern, large-size containerships.

Akili Collaborates with Weill Cornell Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt University Medical Center to Study Digital Therapeutic AKL-T01 as Treatment for Patients with COVID Brain Fog

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 10:00am

Akili Interactive (Akili or Company"), today announced collaborations with Weill Cornell Medicine , NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt University Medical Center to evaluate Akili digital therapeutic AKL-T01 as a treatment for patients with cognitive dysfunction following COVID-19 (also known as COVID brain fog).

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  • Akili Interactive (Akili or Company"), today announced collaborations with Weill Cornell Medicine , NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt University Medical Center to evaluate Akili digital therapeutic AKL-T01 as a treatment for patients with cognitive dysfunction following COVID-19 (also known as COVID brain fog).
  • We look forward to working with leading researchers at Vanderbilt, Weill Cornell and NewYork-Presbyterian to understand and improve COVID-19-related cognitive deficits.
  • Recent research also shows these cognitive impairments may persist post-hospitalization and commonly occur in post-COVID long haulers or long COVID patients.
  • Half of the study participants will receive the digital treatment for 4 weeks and half will serve as a control group.

PureTech Founded Entity Akili Collaborates with Weill Cornell Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt University Medical Center to Study Digital Therapeutic AKL-T01 as Potential Treatment for Patients with COVID Brain Fog

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 10:15am

Recent research also shows these cognitive impairments may persist post-hospitalization and commonly occur in post-COVID long haulers or long COVID patients.

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  • Recent research also shows these cognitive impairments may persist post-hospitalization and commonly occur in post-COVID long haulers or long COVID patients.
  • The full text of the announcement from Akili is as follows:
    Akili Collaborates with Weill Cornell Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt University Medical Center to Study Digital Therapeutic AKL-T01 as Treatment for Patients with COVID Brain Fog
    BOSTON April 7, 2021 Akili Interactive (Akili or Company"), today announced collaborations with Weill Cornell Medicine , NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt University Medical Center to evaluate Akili digital therapeutic AKL-T01 as a treatment for patients with cognitive dysfunction following COVID-19 (also known as COVID brain fog).
  • We look forward to working with leading researchers at Vanderbilt, Weill Cornell and NewYork-Presbyterian to understand and improve COVID-19-related cognitive deficits.
  • It is not intended to be used as a stand-alone therapeutic and is not a substitution for a childs medication.

NASA Joins White House National Climate Task Force

Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 9:03pm

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As a leading agency observing and understanding environmental changes to Earth, NASA has joined the National Climate Task Force.

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  • WASHINGTON, March 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As a leading agency observing and understanding environmental changes to Earth, NASA has joined the National Climate Task Force.
  • President Joe Biden issued an executive order Jan. 27, which initially outlined details of the task force.
  • The administration's climateagenda outlines putting climate at the center of the country's foreign policy and national security and encourages a governmentwide approach to climate change.
  • "Climate change is one of the most pressing issues facing us today," said Gavin Schmidt, acting NASA senior climate advisor and director of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York.

NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital Opens a World-Class Center for Ambulatory Care in Brooklyn: Center for Community Health

Monday, March 15, 2021 - 10:00am

BROOKLYN, N.Y., March 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital celebrated the opening of the Center for Community Health.

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  • BROOKLYN, N.Y., March 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital celebrated the opening of the Center for Community Health.
  • The Center for Community Health is a world-class ambulatory care center where leading specialists, working collaboratively under one roof, combine innovative clinical approaches and cutting-edge technology to provide exceptional, comprehensive care to the Brooklyn community.
  • The Center for Community Health offers a wide range of ambulatory care services, including oncology, digestive, and endoscopy services, as well as an infusion center, ambulatory surgery, diagnostic imaging center, and more.
  • "NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital is committed to improving the health and well-being of the Brooklyn community, and the new Center for Community Health will provide seamless access to high-quality, innovative care, all in one convenient location," said Robert Guimento, president of NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital.