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Grid Connect webinar gives engineers, developers keys for implementing CAN protocols

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- On Dec. 1, 2022, at 10:30 a.m. CT, Grid Connect, Inc. and its partner Emotas Embedded Communication GmbH, a Germany-based software developer, will co-host a webinar to give engineers working with automobiles, diesel engines, and industrial machines practical know-how and must-know tips about controller area network protocols CANopen, SAE J1939, and UDS. These higher layer CAN protocols are standards for designing and using technology to transmit information between components. For example, J1939 provides serial data communication between microprocessor systems in heavy-duty vehicles.

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  • Grid Connect and Emotas' webinar offers a high-level tour of three CAN protocols for developers and engineers implementing automotive and industrial projects.
  • These higher layer CAN protocols are standards for designing and using technology to transmit information between components.
  • "Our webinar offers a high-level tour of three protocols and is valuable for developers and engineers who want to implement these protocols as part of their projects," said Rick Rockershousen, vice president of Grid Connect.
  • Along with the products Grid Connect makes, the company also distributes and supports complementary products from other high-quality technology makers.

Arco Announces Receipt of Non-Binding Going Private Proposal

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

The Founders support the Proposed Transaction and will roll over 100% of their Class A Common Shares and Class B common shares in the Proposed Transaction.

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  • The Founders support the Proposed Transaction and will roll over 100% of their Class A Common Shares and Class B common shares in the Proposed Transaction.
  • While not required to consummate the Proposed Transaction, General Atlantic and Dragoneer are open to discussing rollover opportunities for additional shareholders if that is of interest.
  • Consummation of the Proposed Transaction would be contingent on receipt of any required regulatory or shareholder approvals and other customary conditions to closing.
  • We and our advisors are available at your convenience to discuss any aspects of our proposal.

University of Phoenix College of Doctoral Studies Hosts Record Number of Attendees at Knowledge Without Boundaries Summit

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

University of Phoenix College of Doctoral Studies welcomed more than 560 attendees, the largest number to date, during the annual Knowledge Without Boundaries Summit, held October 13-15, 2022.

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  • University of Phoenix College of Doctoral Studies welcomed more than 560 attendees, the largest number to date, during the annual Knowledge Without Boundaries Summit, held October 13-15, 2022.
  • The Knowledge Without Boundaries Summit welcomed 280 students this year, our largest student demographic to date, states Hinrich Eylers, Ph.D., P.E., vice provost, College of Doctoral Studies.
  • Jacobs is Professor Emeritus at Ohio State University and a professor of human resource development at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  • The Journal of Leadership Studies is a quarterly academic research publication, produced by Wiley, on behalf of the University of Phoenix College of Doctoral Studies.

IFF Names Dennis Maroney Master Perfumer

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

IFF (NYSE: IFF) has named Dennis Maroney Master Perfumer, an honor recognizing his career achievements, entrepreneurial contributions and record of commercial excellence in the global perfumery industry.

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  • IFF (NYSE: IFF) has named Dennis Maroney Master Perfumer, an honor recognizing his career achievements, entrepreneurial contributions and record of commercial excellence in the global perfumery industry.
  • Maroney is a 32-year industry veteran and IFFs ninth Master Perfumer, a distinction reserved for those who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and measurable impact in perfumery.
  • Commenting on his Master Perfumer appointment, Maroney said: Perfumery is about transporting the consumer to a time and place where they are happy.
  • After holding perfumer positions of increasing responsibility, Maroney joined IFF predecessor Bush Boake Allen in 1998.

EPB and Qubitekk Launch Commercial Quantum Network to Accelerate Development and Adoption of Quantum Products

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

David Wade, EPB president and CEO, likened the establishment of EPB Quantum Network to the deployment of Chattanooga's fiber optic network and the launch of America's first community-wide Gig-speed internet service.

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  • David Wade, EPB president and CEO, likened the establishment of EPB Quantum Network to the deployment of Chattanooga's fiber optic network and the launch of America's first community-wide Gig-speed internet service.
  • As a result of the expertise EPB and Qubitekk gained through this earlier work and the technical breakthroughs they achieved, EPB Quantum Network is a comprehensive quantum network solution.
  • EPB and Qubitekk are already utilizing EPB Quantum Network to share quantum states between two Quantum Equipment Hubs over a commercial fiber optic network.
  • EPB Quantum Network is reconfigurable for different needs using Qubitekk's Bohr IVquantum networking system, which integrates foundational quantum network technologies including:

Arcadia Biosciences (RKDA) Announces CFO Transition

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

DAVIS, Calif., Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Arcadia Biosciences, Inc.® (NASDAQ: RKDA), a producer and marketer of innovative, plant-based health and wellness products, announced that CFO Pam Haley will be leaving the company and will be replaced by Thomas J. Schaefer, effective January 3, 2023. Schaefer is currently Arcadia's vice president of finance and investor relations. Haley will remain in an advisory role to support the transition.

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  • "On behalf of Arcadia, I would like to thank Pam for her many contributions over the past 17 years," said Board of Directors Chairman Kevin Comcowich.
  • Since 2002, Arcadia Biosciences (NASDAQ: RKDA) has been innovating crops to provide high-value, healthy ingredients to meet consumer demands for healthier choices.
  • With its roots in agricultural innovation, Arcadia cultivates next-generation wellness products that make every body feel good, inside and out.
  • These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof, and Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

University of North Carolina's Tylee Craft Selected for 2022 Disney Spirit Award

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- University of North Carolina wide receiver Tylee Craft has been named the recipient of the 2022 Disney Spirit Award just eight months after nearly losing his life to lung cancer.

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  • LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- University of North Carolina wide receiver Tylee Craft has been named the recipient of the 2022 Disney Spirit Award just eight months after nearly losing his life to lung cancer.
  • "The Disney Spirit Award honors people like Tylee who focus on helping others even while facing their own tremendous adversity."
  • Kelley will present Craft with the Disney Spirit Award during the Home Depot College Football Awards December 8, 2022.
  • Craft is the 27th recipient of the Disney Spirit Award and the first from the University of North Carolina.

Saga Education to Develop TAPS System to Enhance K12 Tutoring With Support from the University of Colorado Boulder and the National Science Foundation

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

BOSTON, Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Saga Education, the national nonprofit behind one of the most studied personalized tutoring programs in the country, today announced a new collaboration with the National Science Foundation (NSF) in partnership with the University of Colorado Boulder on an integrative research project to develop AI technology to enhance tutoring practices and tutors' professional growth and satisfaction through the tutoring analytics and performance support model (TAPS).

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  • With this new grant, Saga Education will partner with CU Boulder to develop and test AI technology to support the work of tutors.
  • This integrative research will be conducted by an interdisciplinary team of researchers from CU Boulder and practitioner partners from Saga Education.
  • "Saga's current tutoring and tutor training programs provide the ideal structure to develop and study the TAPS model."
  • With this new funding, Saga and CU Boulder aim to enhance tutoring practices and the professional growth of tutors to enhance student success outcomes.

ACWA Awards $10,000 Water Law & Policy Scholarship

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., Nov. 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) today announced the winner of its 2022 Stephen K. Hall Water Law & Policy scholarship.

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  • INDIAN WELLS, Calif., Nov. 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) today announced the winner of its 2022 Stephen K. Hall Water Law & Policy scholarship.
  • Seam Guerin, a law student at Stanford Law School, was selected from a group of exemplary applicants to receive $10,000 to put toward their law school tuition costs.
  • They accepted the scholarship at the 2022 ACWA Fall Conference & Exhibition in Indian Wells, where water professionals from throughout California gather for programs and panel discussions on a variety of key water issues.
  • Before Stanford Law School, Guerin graduated with a masters degree in water science, policy and management from the University of Oxford.

Imago BioSciences Announces First Participant Dosed in Investigator-Sponsored Phase 1 Study of Bomedemstat in Combination with Venetoclax in Relapsed/Refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The Phase 1 open-label study is being conducted at the University of Miami, led by Terrence J. Bradley, M.D.

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  • The Phase 1 open-label study is being conducted at the University of Miami, led by Terrence J. Bradley, M.D.
  • We are very pleased that such an experienced team as that at the University of Miami has initiated this trial.
  • In ongoing Phase 2 studies, bomedemstat has been generally well-tolerated and has demonstrated significant symptom improvement for patients with myelofibrosis and essential thrombocythemia .
  • Imago is evaluating Bomedemstat as a potentially disease-modifying therapy in two Phase 2 clinical trials for the treatment of essential thrombocythemia (NCT04254978) and myelofibrosis (NCT03136185).