Harvard University

Susan G. Komen® Recognizes Renowned Investigators as 2021 Recipients of Brinker Awards for Scientific Distinction

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 4:51pm

This years Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction in Basic Science will be presented to Carlos Caldas, M.D., FMedSci, Professor of Cancer Medicine at the University of Cambridge.

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  • This years Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction in Basic Science will be presented to Carlos Caldas, M.D., FMedSci, Professor of Cancer Medicine at the University of Cambridge.
  • This work helped define molecular subtypes (or groups) of breast cancer and identify the genomic changes that drive tumor growth.
  • To date, Komen has invested more than $1.1 billion in breast cancer research, making it the largest nonprofit funder of breast cancer research outside of the U.S. government.
  • Susan G. Komen is the worlds leading nonprofit breast cancer organization, working to save lives and end breast cancer forever.

Study Finds SALT Deduction Cap, Graduated Income Tax Will Combine to More Than Double Tax Burden on Some Households

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 2:00pm

"The proposed tax would double down on small businesses and retirees, with the effect of lessening business investment, lowering home values, and producing fewer jobs."

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  • "The proposed tax would double down on small businesses and retirees, with the effect of lessening business investment, lowering home values, and producing fewer jobs."
  • Thus the workaround tax credit is not relevant to the impact of the proposed graduated income tax amendment in Massachusetts.
  • This likely alludes to the economic impact of the tax base erosion, revenue volatility, and disinvestment associated with such tax increases.
  • "The SALT cap and other limits on itemized deductions will make the graduated income tax an albatross around the neck of the Bay State's job creators and investors."

Zip Appoints Visionary Strategist and Marketer Jinal Shah as Chief Marketing Officer to Accelerate Growth and Innovation in the U.S.

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 1:53pm

Global digital payments innovator Zip Co Limited (ASX: Z1P), formerly operating in the U.S. as Quadpay, announced the appointment of critically-acclaimed strategist and marketer Jinal Shah as its chief marketing officer, starting immediately, for the U.S. market.

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  • Global digital payments innovator Zip Co Limited (ASX: Z1P), formerly operating in the U.S. as Quadpay, announced the appointment of critically-acclaimed strategist and marketer Jinal Shah as its chief marketing officer, starting immediately, for the U.S. market.
  • Shah, who has been outspoken about raising the voices of diverse entrepreneurs in business, joins from Feather, where she led marketing.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210927005252/en/
    Global digital payments innovator Zip announced the appointment of critically-acclaimed strategist and marketer Jinal Shah as its chief marketing officer for the U.S. market.
  • Shah, who has been outspoken about raising the voices of diverse entrepreneurs in business, joins from Feather, where she led marketing.

Grossman Marketing Group Acquires New Hampshire Branded Merchandise Company, Symbol Marketing & Promotions

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 2:00pm

Today, Grossman Marketing Group takes another step in their efforts to further expand their New England footprint as they announce the acquisition of New Hampshire-based Symbol Marketing & Promotions .

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  • Today, Grossman Marketing Group takes another step in their efforts to further expand their New England footprint as they announce the acquisition of New Hampshire-based Symbol Marketing & Promotions .
  • In addition, Symbol Marketing & Promotions brings local community relationships to the table, such as the New Hampshire chapter of the Special Olympics, so they can benefit from the expanded products and services Grossman Marketing Group offers.
  • Our team is proud to partner with Grossman Marketing Group to magnify our offerings to our customers, said Jason Holland, President of Symbol Marketing & Promotions.
  • Jason and T.J. and the team at Symbol have built a great business, and were honored they have chosen Grossman Marketing Group to be their long-term partner, said Ben Grossman, Co-President of Grossman Marketing Group.

Piper Sandler Companies Elects Robbin Mitchell to Board of Directors

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

Piper Sandler Companies (NYSE: PIPR), a leading investment bank, is pleased to announce the addition of Robbin Mitchell to its board of directors .

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  • Piper Sandler Companies (NYSE: PIPR), a leading investment bank, is pleased to announce the addition of Robbin Mitchell to its board of directors .
  • Mitchell currently serves on the board of directors of Kohls Corporation.
  • We are excited to have Robbin join our board of directors, said Chad Abraham , Piper Sandler Companies chairman and chief executive officer.
  • Piper Sandler Companies (NYSE: PIPR) is a leading investment bank driven to help clients Realize the Power of Partnership.

TAL Education Group Announces Management Change

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 11:00pm

BEIJING, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- TAL Education Group ("TAL" or the "Company") (NYSE: TAL), a leading K-12 after-school tutoring services provider in China, today announced that the board of directors of the Company has appointed Dr. Alex Zhuangzhuang Peng, currently the Vice President of Strategy, as the Chief Financial Officer, effective from November 1, 2021.

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  • BEIJING, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- TAL Education Group ("TAL" or the "Company") (NYSE: TAL), a leading K-12 after-school tutoring services provider in China, today announced that the board of directors of the Company has appointed Dr. Alex Zhuangzhuang Peng, currently the Vice President of Strategy, as the Chief Financial Officer, effective from November 1, 2021.
  • "On behalf of TAL Education Group, I would like to express my sincere gratitude to Rong for his dedication and valuable contribution to the Company during his 7-year tenure as CFO.
  • We wish him the best in his future endeavors," said Mr. Bangxin Zhang, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of TAL.
  • TAL Education Groupis a leading K-12 after-school tutoring services provider inChina.

Haute Residence and Roberta Ingletto Continue Their Real Estate Partnership Into Second Year

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 1:00pm

SOUTH MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Roberta Ingletto started her luxury real estate journey in 2001 in South Florida.

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  • SOUTH MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Roberta Ingletto started her luxury real estate journey in 2001 in South Florida.
  • Shortly after graduating, Roberta became a Florida Real Estate Broker, opening her own brokerage in 2004.
  • She is currently a member of the Master Brokers Forum, and is a Licensed Real Estate Broker in the state of New York.
  • Visit Roberta Ingletto's Haute Residence Profile:
    Designed as a partnership-driven luxury real estate portal, Haute Residence connects its affluent readers with top real estate professionals, while offering the latest in real estate news, showcasing the world's most extraordinary residences on the market and sharing expert advice from its knowledgeable and experienced real estate partners.

Nordic Aviation Capital appoints Norman C.T. Liu as incoming President and makes substantial progress in its restructuring, including agreement on outline terms with its largest senior lender groups on a holistic transaction to strengthen capital structur

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:30am

Liu is a highly accomplished global aviation executive, having been President of GE Capital Aviation Services ("GECAS") between 2009 and 2016, and its Chairman in 2016.

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  • Liu is a highly accomplished global aviation executive, having been President of GE Capital Aviation Services ("GECAS") between 2009 and 2016, and its Chairman in 2016.
  • The Company has also made substantial progress in its restructuring with agreement reached on the outline terms of a Framework (the "Framework") with its largest creditor groups.
  • Liu is one of the most senior executives in the global aviation sector.
  • "I look forward to working with NAC's global team and customer base in these highly challenging times," said incoming President, Liu.

NOVA's New Vice President of Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer Unveils His Priorities for the College

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 8:00pm

ANNANDALE, Va., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Dr. Eun-Woo Chang joined NOVA this summer as VP of Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer.

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  • ANNANDALE, Va., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Dr. Eun-Woo Chang joined NOVA this summer as VP of Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer.
  • Having gotten the lay of the land, he has now released his priorities for the college: to implement innovation, diversity and inclusivity into all facets of academic planning.
  • He previously served in academic leadership at Ashland University and Mercer County Community College.
  • This college has always been a great incubator for inclusive education, and I want to encourage innovation," said Chang.

Center For Jewish History & jMUSE Present: Confronting Antisemitism

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 7:31pm

This question is at the core of Confronting Antisemitism: Activating Archives, Libraries, and Museums in the Fight Against Antisemitism , a symposium made possible by the David Berg Foundation and the Leon Levy Foundation, and presented virtually by the Center for Jewish History and jMUSE on October 17, 2021.

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  • This question is at the core of Confronting Antisemitism: Activating Archives, Libraries, and Museums in the Fight Against Antisemitism , a symposium made possible by the David Berg Foundation and the Leon Levy Foundation, and presented virtually by the Center for Jewish History and jMUSE on October 17, 2021.
  • "Confronting Antisemitism will galvanize the community by presenting cutting-edge analysis, offering strategies to resolve barriers to action, and identifying a landscape of possible initiatives," said Bernard J. Michael, President and CEO, Center for Jewish History.
  • The Center for Jewish History illuminates history, culture, and heritage.
  • The Center provides a collaborative home for five partner organizations: American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.