Interview

Lasership and OnTrac Expand E-Commerce Delivery Network to Texas with Launch in Early 2023

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Friday, August 19, 2022 - 2:30am

DALLAS, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Leading e-commerce parcel carriers LaserShip and OnTrac today announced the expansion of its e-commerce delivery network into Texas in the fast-growing urban megaregion of Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio with deliveries set to begin in early 2023. The Dallas-Fort Worth facility will operate as the carrier's major sort hub for Texas to reach 19 million new consumers with faster, residential e-commerce delivery.

Key Points: 
  • The Dallas-Fort Worth facility will operate as the carrier's major sort hub for Texas to reach 19 million new consumers with faster, residential e-commerce delivery.
  • We are proud to expand to Texas and provide our retail partners with a proven carrier that can help them meet their customers' expectations of faster delivery," said Josh Dinneen, Chief Commercial Officer at LaserShip and OnTrac.
  • LaserShip and OnTrac are creating hundreds of full- and part-time jobs to help meet local delivery demand, while boosting economic growth across the regions.
  • By expanding to Texas, the combined LaserShip and OnTrac delivery network will reach 80% of the U.S. population in 2023.

40% of students have considered withdrawing from their institution yet 64% remain optimistic for the future: 2022 Canadian Student Wellbeing Study provides insight into evolving student feelings

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 6:45pm

"I feel anxious because if I am doing bad in school, how am I supposed to get a good job."

Key Points: 
  • "I feel anxious because if I am doing bad in school, how am I supposed to get a good job."
  • I feel anxious because if I am doing bad in school, how am I supposed to get a good job."
  • This chapter on Student Stress, Intent to Withdraw, & Optimism includes benchmarked data from the 2021 Canadian Student Wellbeing Study to understand the evolution of student thoughts and feelings.
  • To receive a copy of Chapter 3: Student Stress, Intent to Withdraw, & Optimism or to request an interview with Professor Judyth Sachs, please contact:

Alpha Omega Integration Partners with the University of Virginia for its Guaranteed Interview Program for Cloud, IT, Cyber, and Project Management Students

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 3:07pm

VIENNA, Va., Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Omega Integration (Alpha Omega) is partnering with the University of Virginia (UVA) to cultivate and mentor college students and graduates with a new Guaranteed Interview Program for those in Cloud Computing, Information Technology, Cyber, and Project Management programs.

Key Points: 
  • VIENNA, Va., Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Omega Integration (Alpha Omega) is partnering with the University of Virginia (UVA) to cultivate and mentor college students and graduates with a new Guaranteed Interview Program for those in Cloud Computing, Information Technology, Cyber, and Project Management programs.
  • As a University of Virginia graduate, I know firsthand the rigorous coursework and top-notch faculty that produces high-caliber leaders and innovators.
  • Alpha Omega is honored to formalize our partnership with UVA and open doors for its students and graduates."
  • Alpha Omega has experienced explosive growth in contract wins and hiring, recently announcing an $86 million cyber contract at the USDA.

ISO standards for the use of graphene in electronics spearheaded by the Graphene Council and Cardea Bio

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 2:39pm

Specifically, what should the standards be around an electronics grade mono-layer CVD (Chemical Vapor Deposition) graphene?"

Key Points: 
  • Specifically, what should the standards be around an electronics grade mono-layer CVD (Chemical Vapor Deposition) graphene?"
  • Standards are important for that and what the Graphene Council is doing, is important for that."
  • The Graphene Council is a member of the ISO/ANSI TC 229 Nanotechnology Standards Development Group and the IEC TC 113, Nano-Electrotechnologies Technical Committee .
  • Executive Director at the Graphene Council, Terrance Barkan , adds "On the standards side, Cardea has been a huge help for us in understanding the needs for this particular type of graphene for electronics.

Product Sales and Unintentional Name Association with the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 2:00pm

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- In the U.S. each positive case of COVID-19 is estimated to increase weekly dollar sales of Corona beer by $5.3 compared to other major beer brands, which means Corona beer would have achieved additional sales of more than $30 million in the U.S. market by the end of August 2020 based on the present number of positive cases across the country.

Key Points: 
  • In the new open access Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Yuqing Zheng from University of Kentucky, Lingxiao Wang from University of Wisconsin Madison, Shuoli Zhao from University of Kentucky, and Wuyang Hu from the Ohio State University published the article " Product Sales and Unintentional Name Association with the Coronavirus Pandemic " and look into how the Pandemic has stimulated various consumer behavioral changes.
  • They were motivated by the fact that Corona beer's name unexpectedly shares the cause of the COVID-19 disease, known as the coronavirus.
  • If one believes in "any publicity is good publicity", consumer awareness can be heightened by media exposure regardless of positive or negative association."
  • ABOUT AAEA: Established in 1910, the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) is the leading professional association for agricultural and applied economists, with 2,500 members in more than 60 countries.

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation presents its third annual Reeve Summit 2022; Keynote Speaker, Leon Ford, Reflects on Trauma, Hope, and Inspiration

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 2:00pm

"Those officers took something from me," Ford says in a gut-wrenching scene in Jackson Tisi's short documentary Leon.

Key Points: 
  • "Those officers took something from me," Ford says in a gut-wrenching scene in Jackson Tisi's short documentary Leon.
  • His keynote address at the 2022 Reeve Summit will be about "acknowledging pain, working through traumas, and moving forward," he said in an interview.
  • Register for the Reeve Summit: Where Care, Cure and Community Connect, in-person October 13-14 in Washington, DC.
  • The Reeve Foundation is committed to elevating our community's voices and needs to achieve greater representation and independence.

Highland Park Holocaust Survivor Etta Katz Celebrates 100th Birthday, Shares Her Survivor Story in Exclusive Interview with Fresh Content Society

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 1:44pm

In partnership with Fresh Content Society , a Chicago-based social media management company, Katz shared her eye-opening story in an exclusive half-hour interview featured on Fresh Content Society's blog.

Key Points: 
  • In partnership with Fresh Content Society , a Chicago-based social media management company, Katz shared her eye-opening story in an exclusive half-hour interview featured on Fresh Content Society's blog.
  • "It's essential to continue telling the tragic but inspiring stories of Holocaust survivors," said Scott Emalfarb, founder and CEO of Fresh Content Society and the grandson of Katz.
  • For more information on Etta Katz or how you can support Holocaust education efforts, please reach out to Fresh Content Society or visit https://freshcontentsociety.com .
  • Fresh Content Society (FCS) is an award-winning Chicago-based social media management company of 10 full-time social media professionals.

Father Invents Balance Treatment Device for Daughter; Makes History with FDA Clearance AND Breakthrough Device Designation

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 1:31pm

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 27, 2022, GyroStim became the first FDA-cleared device for treating balance disorders to receive FDA designation as a Breakthrough Device. This new balance treatment technology has potential to prevent falls and save the healthcare industry billions of dollars each year.

Key Points: 
  • With FDA clearance and breakthrough designation, UltraThera Technologies is poised to disrupt the healthcare industry and cut healthcare costs by billions of dollars annually.
  • GyroStim is only the 46th medical device in FDA history to be both designated as a Breakthrough Device and cleared for marketing.
  • The FDA grants Breakthrough Device designation only to products the agency determines can "provide more effective treatment or diagnosis of life-threatening or irreversibly debilitating human disease or conditions" (FDA.gov).
  • It provides therapeutic treatment for balance disorders resulting from injury, illness, and neurological or aging-related conditions.

WEMADE's CEO Henry Chang Appears on CNBC Arabia

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 11:48am

Dubai, United Arab Emirates--(Newsfile Corp. - August 18, 2022) - Wemade's CEO Henry Chang made his first media appearance in the Middle East during a live interview on "Bursat Al Alam" on CNBC Arabia.

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  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates--(Newsfile Corp. - August 18, 2022) - Wemade's CEO Henry Chang made his first media appearance in the Middle East during a live interview on "Bursat Al Alam" on CNBC Arabia.
  • Mr. Chang spoke about Wemade's transition from a traditional game developer into the blockchain gaming sector.
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    CNBC Arabia is an Arab worldwide financial and business information channel broadcasting 24 hours a day.
  • Mr. Chang was invited to the show because of his status as a pioneer in the global blockchain gaming industry.

LONGi among 2022 best-managed companies in China

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 10:32am

XI'AN, China, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 12, 2022, Deloitte China announced 50 winners of the 2022 China's Best Managed Companies award program.

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  • XI'AN, China, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 12, 2022, Deloitte China announced 50 winners of the 2022 China's Best Managed Companies award program.
  • LONGi Green Energy Technology Co., Ltd. (LONGi) was among the selected companies, becoming part of the global BMC enterprise with its outstanding performance in the global framework of Deloitte's Management Excellence Standards in the four dimensions of "Strategy, Capability, Commitment and Finance".
  • The global BMC program was co-launched by Deloitte, Bank of Singapore, HKUST Business School and Harvard Business Review.
  • As the only international award that comprehensively evaluates the management system of private enterprises in China, all the previous winners are "hidden champions" and top private enterprises from various segments in China.