Indiana Technology & Science

W. P. Carey Inc. Appoints Margaret G. Lewis to Board of Directors

2017-10-03

NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2017 () — W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), an internally-managed net lease real estate investment trust, announced today that Margaret G. Lewis has been elected a director of the Company.  Ms. Lewis currently serves as Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and is a Director of Flowers Foods. She has also served on the boards of the Science Museum of Virginia, Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association and Smithfield Foods, Inc. W. P. Carey Inc. Announces Appointment of Margaret G. Lewis to Board of Directors As a senior healthcare executive, Ms. Lewis served as President of the Capital Division of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) from January 2006 to December 2013, where she oversaw 17 HCA hospitals in Virginia, New Hampshire, Kentucky and Indiana. Before that, she served as President of the Central Atlantic Division of HCA. She also served as Chief Executive Officer of CJW Medical Center,...

The Discreet Guide™ Introduces YOUR AMERICAN VOICE, a New Accent Reduction and Understandability Training Program for English Learners, Especially Mandarin Speakers

2017-08-04

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 4, 2017 — The Discreet Guide™, a professional development training company, announced today the rollout of a new training program designed to help non-native English speakers be better understood by their American colleagues. “Some of my clients actually speak English quite well,” said Jennifer K. Crittenden of The Discreet Guide™, “but people have trouble understanding them. It can be very frustrating when they have to constantly repeat themselves. And it can inhibit their social life or their careers if they don’t want to speak up in a group or talk on the telephone. Fortunately, this new program can help.” The program is comprised of ten one-hour sessions in which a trainer works one-on-one with the English learner. The sessions include exercises and practice in diction, fluency, rhythm, and syllabic stress. The program is unusual in its heavy use of technology in the form of vocal analysis software, videos and audio exercises....

New Tech Network Announces Education Innovation Awards
New Tech Network Announces Education Innovation Awards

2017-08-03

Press Release – updated: Aug 3, 2017 07:00 EDT St Louis, MO, August 3, 2017 – New Tech Network (NTN) presented education innovation awards at its annual conference held in St. Louis, Missouri, July 6-10.  The awards recognized innovative and effective successes from the nearly 200 NTN schools in the U.S. and Australia. The conference theme “Making it Relevant: Connecting School, Opportunity and Equity” enabled principals, teachers, and district leaders to plan for the coming academic year, share best practices, and network with fellow professionals. The goal of the conference is to “provide a venue where educators from around the country learn together, brainstorm and plan new...

Dr. Linneaus Cuthbert Dorman Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who’s Who
Dr. Linneaus Cuthbert Dorman Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who’s Who

2017-07-31

    MIDLAND, MI, July 31, 2017 — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Dr. Linneaus Cuthbert Dorman a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Dr. Dorman celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process. The advancement of organic science has Dr. Dorman’s six decades in the field to thank in areas ranging from medicine to agriculture. Dr. Dorman devoted his lifetime to better living through chemistry at Dow Chemical Co., where he was not only a frequent contributor to professional journals but invented...

Miss Missouri Teen USA Sophia Dominguez-Heithoff Crowned Miss Teen USA 2017
Miss Missouri Teen USA Sophia Dominguez-Heithoff Crowned Miss Teen USA 2017

2017-07-30

Sophia graduated from high school a year early this past spring to start her undergraduate studies next fall at the University of Kansas.  With an interest for justice, the Kansas City native plans to attend law school and pursue a degree in Political Science and Ethics. Sophia created Community and Scholars Cooperatively (CASC), an organization focused on making community service opportunities fun and easy for teenagers. Growing up with a family member who has Down syndrome, Sophia dedicated her time to Best Buddies, The Down Syndrome Guild, and Vocational Services, Inc., among other organizations. Sophia’s advocacy for those who are disabled led her to work alongside Missouri state legislators to create policies that provide them with the best quality care. In recognition of her efforts, Sophia was awarded the Gold Award, the highest achievement within Girl Scouts of the USA.  Heidi Powell and Erin Lim hosted the competition with a special performance by Jorge Blanco. Judges...

Ridge Corporation Selects ARC, Inc. to Develop Aerodynamic Services
Ridge Corporation Selects ARC, Inc. to Develop Aerodynamic Services

2017-07-26

Press Release – updated: Jul 26, 2017 07:00 EDT PATASKALA, Ohio , July 26, 2017 – ​​​​​​​​​The Ridge Corporation chose aerodynamic leader ARC Inc. to apply their advanced CFD “computational fluid dynamic” capability to identify the next generation of drag reduction devices. ARC, an Indiana company, is a specialized research facility with expertise in wind tunnel, CFD, and scale model development worldwide to provide aerodynamic solutions for their racing, OEM and component suppliers. ARC prides itself on being a tier one supplier to multiple OEM’s throughout the transportation industry. Adrian Reynard, ARC’s Chairman, stated, “ARC is happy to showcase our transient adjoint technology inside the commercial vehicle sector for the first time. This unique technology may evolve...

Des Plaines Office Equipment open for business following windstorm damage
Des Plaines Office Equipment open for business following windstorm damage

2017-07-23

Chip Miceli, President of Des Plaines Office Equipment Company president says during repairs to Elk Grove Village building company will operate from its other two Chicago area locations We can replace a building – and we will. Our first concern was making certain everyone was o.k.” — Chip Miceli ELK GROVE VILLAGE, ILLINOIS, UUSA, July 23, 2017 — It is business as usual for Des Plaines Office Equipment (http://dpoe.com), a 62-year old company whose...

BLACK ENTERPRISE publica las clasificaciones de los mayores negocios de propiedad negra de la nación
BLACK ENTERPRISE publica las clasificaciones de los mayores negocios de propiedad negra de la nación

2017-07-20

En nuestro 45º Informe Anual sobre Negocios de Propiedad Negra, cuyo tema de este año es “Evolución”, nuestros editores encontraron decenas de directores ejecutivos entre la lista BE 100 que han reestructurado sus empresas para generar oportunidades y expansión. De hecho, la escalabilidad ha sido la base del crecimiento de los líderes que generan miles de millones de dólares en ingresos— como el integrador de tecnología World Wide Technology Inc., con $9,300 millones de dólares en ingresos, y el gigante de soluciones de personal ACT-1, que generó más de $2,000 millones en ingresos. Cuando BLACK ENTERPRISE compiló por primera vez su clasificación “Top 100” en 1973, las ventas combinadas de las principales 100 empresas de la lista sumaron $473 millones. Los resultados del informe de 2017 muestran que las Principales 100 recaudaron colectivamente más de $27 mil millones en 2016, un aumento de $3 mil millones en ingresos respecto al año anterior....

Richard Alan Gantz Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who’s Who
Richard Alan Gantz Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who’s Who

2017-07-17

    INDIANAPOLIS, IN, July 17, 2017 — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Richard Alan Gantz a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Mr. Gantz celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process. A museum administrator and educator who has dedicated his entire career to the field, Mr. Gantz first started as a social studies teacher for Fort Wayne Community Schools in Indiana, the very same city in which he was born and raised. Moving into various other roles after spending four years in the classroom,...

Underutilization Of Brain Amyloid Scans Drives Cost And Hurts Alzheimer’s Disease Care
Underutilization Of Brain Amyloid Scans Drives Cost And Hurts Alzheimer’s Disease Care

2017-07-16

Two studies at AAIC 2017 reported that brain PET imaging allows for more accurate detection or exclusion of Alzheimer’s in a larger proportion of individuals than standard clinical assessment supported by structural and metabolic imaging, and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), and that use of amyloid PET scans may lead to a change in diagnosis in up to two-thirds of cases. A meta-analysis of data in a large population of participants found that brain amyloid PET scans led to a change in diagnosis in approximately 20 percent of these individuals. Other PET-related research reported at AAIC 2017 included the following findings: A survey of individuals with cognitive impairment and their caregivers found that more than 80 percent were receptive to undergoing a PET imaging study if it was recommended by their doctor, and clinicians would base decisions about future patient care on brain PET scan findings. Many study participants were frustrated by the lack of availability of brain...

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