Missouri Tech & Science

United Wholesale Mortgage Makes Virtual E-Closing Available to Borrowers in 16 States, Now Includes Purchases

19 02 2018

TROY, Mich., Feb. 19, 2018 -- United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM) has expanded the reach of its virtual e-closing capabilities, as borrowers in 16 states can now enjoy the industry's first end-to-end online mortgage experience without wet signing any documents – and for the first time ever, the virtual process can also be applied to purchase transactions. Originally just offered in four states (Illinois, Montana, Virginia and Washington), the 12-state expansion now introduces the mortgage industry's first real e-closing process to Alabama, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, Ohio and Tennessee. UWM continues to partner with Boston-based Notarize to make the technology available to consumers. "Making virtual e-closing technology available in more states and opening it up to purchase business is a huge deal as even more mortgage brokers and borrowers have access to the easiest, most convenient closing process possible,"...

Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges A Navy Veteran or Marine Mechanic with Mesothelioma-Nationwide to Call for Direct Access to The Top Lawyers for Much Better Compensation Results

19 02 2018

    NEW YORK, NY, February 19, 2018 -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is now urging a US Navy Veteran or marine mechanic who has recently been diagnosed with mesothelioma, or their family members, to call them anytime at 800-714-0303 for direct access to some of the nation's leading mesothelioma attorneys. What these incredibly skilled and full-time mesothelioma lawyers bring to the table is experience, skill, determination, and capabilities to ensure the people they represent receive the best possible mesothelioma financial compensation settlements that could easily be in the hundreds of thousands of dollars or more. http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.ComUS Navy Veterans make up approximately one-third of all people who will be diagnosed with mesothelioma each year in the United States. Other significant work groups for mesothelioma include shipyard workers, maritime workers such as mechanics, machinists, boiler technicians, welders, and insulators. Most Navy Veterans,...

When Amazon, JPMorgan and Berkshire Hathaway Recently Announced Their Proposed Self-Insurance Plan, the Empower Group Asked, 'What Took You So Long?'

16 02 2018

The EmpowerAdvantage Health Plan owes its beginnings to the small Cuban hospital CEO Jorge Perez and his family left behind. Press Release - updated: Feb 16, 2018 08:57 EST KANSAS CITY, Mo., February 16, 2018 - Recently Amazon, JPMorgan, and Berkshire Hathaway announced an effort to pool resources in order to offer their employees access to low-cost, high-quality healthcare through a self-insurance plan.  For everyone looking for ways to contain costs, it was hailed as an innovative means of disrupting the market for the better.  The model they have laid out will reinvest capital that would otherwise go to profits for third-party insurance providers back into their own health plan which will negotiate directly for services. To many, this is viewed as a pioneering first-step in wresting the control that insurance companies have on costs, choice, and reimbursement rates.  But for one company, the Empower Group of Miami, Florida, these measures are only a fraction of the groundbreaking...

Bruce L. Stinchcomb Recognized for Commitment to Education

15 02 2018

    FERGUSON, MO, February 15, 2018 -- Bruce L. Stinchcomb, PhD, has been included in Marquis Who's Who. 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.With more than 50 years of professional experience, Dr. Stinchcomb has been retired since 2005, having worked at St. Louis Community College as a professor of geology since 1969, an associate professor of geology from 1968 to 1975, and a full professor after 1975. In addition to his geology courses, he taught earth sciences and paleontology. Prior to those roles, he was a teacher of earth science and chemistry at McCluer High School from 1966 to 1968. Earlier in his career, he was a teacher with the Fox C-6 School District and a field geologist with the Missouri Geological Survey from 1962...

Canvas Used by Majority of the Top 25 Online Bachelor's Degree Programs Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

14 02 2018

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 14, 2018 -- Canvas by Instructure, the open online learning management system (LMS) that makes teaching and learning easier, announced today that 14 of the top 25 online bachelor's degree programs use Canvas as their LMS of choice, including four of the top five ranked institutions. This news comes from the recently published U.S. News & World Report list of The Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2018. "It's exciting to see how Canvas is helping top institutions create an engaging educational experience for learners from all walks of life," said Jared Stein, vice president of higher education product strategy at Canvas. "These institutions motivate us to keep finding ways to make Canvas easier for educators to create engaging experiences that impact student success — even beyond academics." Canvas customers named to the U.S. News & World Report top 25 list include Ohio State University—Columbus, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University,...

Generational Equity Advises Installation & Service Technologies in Sale to Skinny IT

14 02 2018

DALLAS, Feb. 14, 2018 -- Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately held businesses, is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, Installation & Service Technologies Inc., by Skinny IT Corp. The transaction closed January 2, 2018. Installation & Service Technologies, based in Kansas City, Missouri, is a single-source solution provider for on-site technology service and repairs, which enhances its ability to deliver on-site deployments for clients nationwide. "IST has earned a distinct client rapport of continuous improvement and trustworthiness through the entirety of a project's journey," said IST owner Jacob Horwitz. "We feel this acknowledgement, as well as our service capabilities, will only be enhanced as we transition into the Skinny IT brand and company." Skinny IT is a Frisco-Texas-based information technology (IT) service provider. The acquisition enhances Skinny IT's ability to reach clients with tailored,...

U.S. Agriculture Outlook Debuts at World's Largest Agricultural Trade Show

14 02 2018

2018 U.S. Agriculture Outlook In the space of a dozen articles, the 2018 edition of U.S. Agriculture Outlook covers a lot of ground, examining aspects of U.S. agriculture today and exploring new technologies and trends that point the way in the future. TULARE, Calif. February 14, 2018 The latest edition of U.S. Agriculture Outlook will debut during World Ag Expo 2018, the largest agricultural trade show in the world, which takes place each February in Tulare, California. In the space of a dozen articles, the 2018 edition of U.S. Agriculture Outlook covers a lot of ground, examining aspects of U.S. agriculture today and exploring new technologies and trends that point the way in the future. Within the pages of this year's publication are features on ways to manage farm risk through diversification and insurance, the need for safety awareness and training in the face of the dangers in farm work, and advice on how to choose a veterinarian who...

Dale Ann Waters, RN, CCN is recognized by Continental Who's Who

13 02 2018

PAYSON, Ill., Feb. 13, 2018 -- Dale Ann Waters, RN, CCN is recognized by Continental Who's Who as Pinnacle Professional of The Year in the field of Nursing in recognition of her role as a Registered Nurse at Hannibal Regional Hospital.       Dedicated to offering their patients quality healthcare service, Hannibal Regional Hospital is located in Hannibal, Missouri. Utilizing the latest technological advancements in the medical industry in an effort to better serve their clients, the team at Hannibal Regional Health Care System is equipped in handling their patient's health concerns. Offering a wide array of services to their clients, the hospital is specialized in orthopedic services, oncology services, emergency services, cardiology services, in-patient rehabilitation, and women's care. Additionally, the hospital specializes in audiology, diabetes, internal medicine, general surgery, podiatry, urology and more.Amassing over forty-two years...

Top Emerging Trends in the Global Dicamba Market by Technavio

13 02 2018

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Technavio’s latest market research report on the global dicamba market provides an analysis of the most important trends expected to impact the market outlook from 2018-2022. Technavio defines an emerging trend as a factor that has the potential to significantly impact the market and contribute to its growth or decline. According to Technavio analysts, the global dicamba market will grow at a CAGR close to 8% during the forecast period. The rising awareness of end-users regarding crop protection is a major factor driving the market’s growth. Crop protection is the science and routine of observing plants and crops, and understanding their growth process, ailments, and harmful prospects. Unexpected extreme weather conditions and growth of weeds, insects, and pests are some of the factors that can harm crops. Crop protection ensures the production of high-quality crops and increased yield, which requires less land, water, and labor, and benefits both farmers...

Dr. Percy Francisco Morales Announces "AFib Fridays" Q&A Facebook Forum for American Heart Month

12 02 2018

Houston, TX -- (ReleaseWire) -- 02/12/2018 --February is American Heart Month. First proclaimed by President Lyndon B. Johnson in February 1964, February is also heart disease awareness month. At the time President Johnson first proclaimed American Heart Month, more than half of US deaths were caused by cardiovascular disease. Each year since 1964, the President urges Americans to recognize and support all essential programs required to solve the nation's #1 killer; heart and blood vessel diseases. In honor of American Heart Month, Dr. Percy Francisco Morales is announcing his "AFib Fridays" on his Facebook page where people can ask him questions about Atrial Fibrillation, https://www.facebook.com/DoctorAFib/.Though Americans are urged to recognize the seriousness of this month nationally, it's important to understand that cardiovascular disease affects humans globally. Cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke, causes more than 17.9 million deaths yearly. Heart...

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