University of Kentucky

U.S. Polo Assn. Supports Collegiate Partnership Program for Sixth Consecutive Season

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Thursday, February 8, 2024

Another contribution this year includes a 4ocean bracelet that will be given to all student-athletes, highlighting U.S. Polo Assn.

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  • Another contribution this year includes a 4ocean bracelet that will be given to all student-athletes, highlighting U.S. Polo Assn.
  • Sanctioned by the USPA, collegiate polo teams compete in the Fall and Spring with the official season beginning Fall 2023 and running through April 2024.
  • This season will conclude with the National Intercollegiate Championship (NIC) hosted at the Virginia Polo Center in Charlottesville, VA, from April 8-14, 2024.
  • Back for the second year, the College Polo Tour, an exchange program for collegiate polo players, continued throughout 2023 with tours to Morocco, Spain, and Argentina.

Viz.ai Announces Six Clinical Studies that Further Validate Impact of Viz™ Neuro Suite on Patient Care

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Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Viz.ai, the leader in AI-powered disease detection and intelligent care coordination, today announced new clinical data supporting advancements in neurovascular care.

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  • Viz.ai, the leader in AI-powered disease detection and intelligent care coordination, today announced new clinical data supporting advancements in neurovascular care.
  • “As a leader in AI-powered stroke detection and care coordination, Viz.ai does not rest on what we have done, but instead continues to invest in proving the accuracy and impact of our comprehensive Viz Neuro Suite,” said Molly Madziva Taitt, VP, Global Clinical Affairs.
  • This study is the first of its kind to assess the impact of AI in the acute stroke workflow based on user engagement.
  • For more information on the Viz Neuro Suite, visit https://www.viz.ai/neuro .

Skechers Basketball Enters the Game

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Wednesday, October 25, 2023

The initial wave of Skechers Basketball shoes launching next week includes two distinct mid-top styles—SKX Resagrip™ and SKX FLOAT™—that fuse innovative technologies with the brand’s signature comfort.

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  • The initial wave of Skechers Basketball shoes launching next week includes two distinct mid-top styles—SKX Resagrip™ and SKX FLOAT™—that fuse innovative technologies with the brand’s signature comfort.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20231025378417/en/
    Julius Randle in Skechers Basketball: SKX FLOAT™.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    Skechers has enlisted New York Knicks power forward Julius Randle and Los Angeles Clippers shooting guard Terance Mann as the first professional athletes to compete in Skechers Basketball shoes.
  • The Skechers Basketball footwear collection will be available next week at skechersbasketball.com and select Skechers retail stores in North America, as well as select retailers and Skechers stores in the Philippines and China.

XLerator Network Selects 9 Innovators Across Southeast for NIH-Funded Entrepreneurship Program: I-RED's Inaugural Cohort Announced

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Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Participants were selected through a competitive application process for work on technologies that include Medical Devices, Therapeutics, a Diagnostic, and a Pharmaceutical Solvent Manufacturer.

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  • Participants were selected through a competitive application process for work on technologies that include Medical Devices, Therapeutics, a Diagnostic, and a Pharmaceutical Solvent Manufacturer.
  • Marc Birtwistle, PhD, Co-founder and CEO of Blotting Innovations (Clemson University, SC) produces high-throughput Western blotting assays for academic and industrial research labs.
  • David Colby, PharmD, PhD, Founder of Fluoriq (University of Mississippi, MS) has developed new fluorinated alcohols as solvents for the efficient production of pharmaceuticals.
  • Jill Kolesar, PharmD, Founder of VesiCure Technologies (University of Kentucky, KY) developed a novel cell therapy for treating advanced stage ovarian and other cancers.

Nate Morris Addresses Liberty University CEO Summit

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Friday, October 13, 2023

LYNCHBURG, Va., Oct. 13, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty University today welcomed Nate Morris, Morris Industries Chairman and CEO, as a featured speaker at its CEO Summit 2023: Networking the Nations, where he discussed his success building a billion-dollar business. The annual event convenes prominent figures, top CEOs, and faith leaders from across the world.

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  • LYNCHBURG, Va., Oct. 13, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty University today welcomed Nate Morris, Morris Industries Chairman and CEO, as a featured speaker at its CEO Summit 2023: Networking the Nations, where he discussed his success building a billion-dollar business.
  • This year's summit features keynote addresses from former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, U.S.
  • "I am honored to be at Liberty University with over 500 CEOs for this year's summit," Morris said of the three-day event.
  • Morris serves as the Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics in addition to various board positions.

Handsome Brook Farms and USDA Launch First of Its Kind Climate Smart Organic Egg Project

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Thursday, September 21, 2023

The Climate Smart Organic Egg Project not only enhances the quality of Handsome Brook Farms' products but also extends their commitment to supporting their partner farms.

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  • The Climate Smart Organic Egg Project not only enhances the quality of Handsome Brook Farms' products but also extends their commitment to supporting their partner farms.
  • Jordan Czeizler, CEO of Handsome Brook Farms, expressed his enthusiasm for the Climate Smart Organic Egg Project, saying, "Our Climate Smart Partnership grant will help Handsome Brook Farms continue improving the sustainability of our farms and empowers us to communicate climate-smart practices directly to consumers.
  • University of Kentucky, Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering will work with Climate Smart Organic Egg Project participants to enhance the efficiency of in farm infrastructure and agricultural engineering within Climate Smart Organic Egg Project.
  • As the Climate Smart Organic Egg Project unfolds, Handsome Brook Farms will share updates and progress through various channels, including their website .

Gen.G Opens Applications for the Fourth Class of Its $1 Million Gen.G Foundation Scholarship Pledge

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Monday, September 11, 2023

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Global esports organization Gen.G today announced the opening of the application process for the fourth annual Gen.G Foundation scholarship. As a part of Gen.G's $1 million pledge over the next 10 years, the scholarship primarily focuses on women, people of color and low income students enrolled in a U.S. university or college who are interested in gaming, esports, entrepreneurship, journalism or content creation. Students can apply HERE.

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  • Since its founding in 2020, the Gen.G Scholarship Foundation has remained dedicated to fostering a brighter future of esports through empowering young gamers and a commitment of $100,000 annually for 10 years.
  • "We have seen firsthand the impact of the Gen.G Foundation promoting inclusion and diversity within the esports and gaming industry," said Gina Chung, CMO of Gen.G.
  • "Each class has elevated itself in its pursuit of academic excellence, so we can't wait to review the applications for the 2023 recipients.
  • Scholarship recipients will take part in resume and LinkedIn reviews, mock interviews and networking calls with Gen.G employees and industry veterans.

Abnormal Security Crosses $100M in ARR in Four Years, Advancing Position as AI Leader in Cybersecurity

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Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Abnormal Security , the leading behavioral AI-based email security platform, today announced it surpassed $100 million in annual recurring revenue, showcasing its clear position as an AI leader in cybersecurity.

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  • Abnormal Security , the leading behavioral AI-based email security platform, today announced it surpassed $100 million in annual recurring revenue, showcasing its clear position as an AI leader in cybersecurity.
  • “Generative AI has changed the threats we are contending with, necessitating a change in how we approach cybersecurity.
  • Now more than ever, we need AI solutions to protect against AI threats,” said Asheem Chandna, partner at Greylock.
  • “Abnormal Security is the gold standard for AI in cybersecurity, and it’s no surprise that the company has reached this ARR milestone in such a short timeframe.

Bird Expects Increased Ridership as Students Return to College Campuses

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Wednesday, August 2, 2023

The company anticipates a strong increase in university ridership as students return to college campuses for the fall semester.

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  • The company anticipates a strong increase in university ridership as students return to college campuses for the fall semester.
  • Bird operates on hundreds of campuses across the United States and Canada, providing e-scooters to students across nearly 40 states.
  • The initiative is a response to the growing demand for affordable and environment-friendly transit options on college campuses, and students are taking advantage.
  • "We're thrilled with the positive feedback from students, faculty, and staff, all of whom have embraced Bird as an integral part of campus life.

Imperative Care Announces Positive Real-World Data Demonstrating the Clinical Benefits of the Zoom Stroke Solution in Large Vessel and Distal Vessel Occlusions

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Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Findings from the study showed that Zoom RDL is technically feasible and effective for complex neurointerventional procedures with low complication rates.

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  • Findings from the study showed that Zoom RDL is technically feasible and effective for complex neurointerventional procedures with low complication rates.
  • Data presented at the meeting suggests that endovascular thrombectomy may be beneficial in patients with distal vessel occlusion (DVO) stroke, with the study concluding that the Zoom Aspiration Catheters are safe and highly effective in treating DVOs.
  • Results from a three-institution retrospective review of 78 acute stroke patients with DVOs who were treated with a Zoom Aspiration Catheter (Zoom 71, Zoom 55, Zoom 45, and Zoom 35) were presented by Daryl Goldman, M.D., Mount Sinai.
  • These findings demonstrated that treatment with Zoom Aspiration Catheters resulted in high rates of reperfusion and fast procedure times, with low rates of symptomatic intracranial hemorrhage.