Missouri Tech & Science

NUNM Food as Medicine Institute Partners with Saint Luke’s Hospital

08 12 2017

Julie Briley, ND The FAMI Alliance will expand community-based nutrition education and help reduce chronic diseases using food as medicine. PORTLAND, Ore. December 08, 2017 National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) today announced it has formed an educational partnership with Saint Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri, to collaborate in the delivery of clinical and community education nutrition workshops and research in the Midwest. The Food as Medicine Institute Alliance was created to help expand community-based nutrition education by promoting better dietary choices to reduce chronic diseases. The new Food as Medicine Institute (FAMI) Alliance will help establish the growth of the NUNM Food as Medicine Everyday (FAME) series of community workshops through the Muriel I. Kauffman Women’s Heart Center at Saint Luke’s Hospital. The workshops are based on the NUNM FAME nutrition and cooking curriculum, which was launched in Portland in 2011. The first series of FAME...

Zane V. Akins Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

08 12 2017

    THE VILLAGES, FL, December 08, 2017 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Zane V. Akins with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Akins 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.Born in Bethel, KS, Mr. Akins began his career as a farmer in the early 1960s, just after acquiring a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture at the University of Missouri. He then spent two years as a service technician for the Northern Ohio Breeders Association...

Nokia selected by Kansas City Power & Light to supply a mission-critical communications network to enhance its power grid

07 12 2017

· Project will enable KCP&L to bolster power delivery to its 800,000-plus customers in northeast Missouri and eastern Kansas· Nokia Wavence(TM) microwave packet radio portfolio to support high-bandwidth services such as video and emerging grid applications as well as existing data traffic on a single network Nokia has been selected by Kansas City Power & Light (KCP&L) to enhance the microwave communications network that supports a range of mission-critical services for the utility's power transmission and distribution grid. The new network, based on packet microwave technology, is intended to support power delivery and reliability for KCP&L's more than 800,000 customers in and around Kansas City, Missouri as well as parts of neighboring state of Kansas.KCP&L is reinforcing its network using Nokia's Wavence microwave packet radio family of technologies (formerly known as the 9500 Microwave Packet Radio), which will enable the utility to support all...

Realty Executives Premiere Recognized for Giving Back to Community

07 12 2017

“Our brokerage not only offers higher commission splits with bonuses, 100% programs and 24/7 support, but we make giving back to the community a significant focus, which is fully embraced by our entire team,” stated Managing Broker Kim Maher. PHOENIX December 07, 2017 Realty Executives Premiere recognized as Brokerage of the Month Realty Executives International is proud to announce that Realty Executives Premiere, with 60 real estate professionals across St. Louis, Franklin, and Jefferson counties, has been named Brokerage of the Month for October 2017. Known as an industry-leading brokerage that goes above-and-beyond for its agents, Realty Executives Premiere extends its impact beyond the real estate industry with its ongoing, significant efforts in orchestrating local outreach and giving back to the community. “Our brokerage is different than many traditional companies. We offer higher commission splits with bonuses and 100% programs. We make ourselves available 24/7,...

Dow COO Jim Fitterling Presented the “Doing a World of Good” Medal for Advancing the Societal Contributions of Engineers

07 12 2017

MIDLAND, Mich.--Jim Fitterling (@jrfitterling), president and chief operating officer of The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), was presented with the AIChE Foundation’s inaugural Doing a World of Good Medal yesterday at the organization’s annual gala in New York. The honor salutes the achievements of an individual who has advanced the societal contributions of engineers. Fitterling was recognized for his dedication to safety in engineering, for his advocacy of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and for his professional and personal commitment to mentorship. “I’m exceedingly grateful for this recognition and for my colleagues at Dow and fellow AIChE members around the world that have committed themselves to this cause, choosing to positively influence our industry and to help prepare the youth and our future workforce for decades to come,” said Fitterling. “We must continue to reach out to students to emphasize the importance of safety in our work while doubling-down on our...

Bayer and Luke Bryan's Here's To The Farmer campaign exceeds goal of 1 million meal donations

06 12 2017

WHIPPANY, N.J., Dec. 6, 2017 -- Bayer is proud to announce that over one million meals have been donated to hungry families across America.  Earlier this year, Bayer, a global leader in innovation and agriculture, and country music superstar, Luke Bryan, launched the Here's To The Farmer campaign, asking Luke's fans across the country to give thanks to American farmers while also helping hungry Americans by sharing #HeresToTheFarmer.  For each hashtag Bayer donated one meal* through Feeding America®. The campaign, coinciding with the 2017 Bayer Presents Luke Bryan Farm Tour, set a target of 1 million meals donated before the end of the year.  With the help of fans, farmers and communities across the country, the Here's To The Farmer campaign reached and surpassed this goal in less than four months.Experience the interactive Multichannel News Release here: https://www.multivu.com/players/English/77126514-bayer-luke-bryan-heres-to-the-farmer-success/"We...

'TIS THE SEASON: Ticket to Dream Foundation announces 2017 Grant Recipients and ways to support foster youth during the holidays

06 12 2017

December 06, 2017 - SEATTLE, WA -Ticket to Dream Foundation is always in the spirit of giving and even moreso this month as they have just released the winners of this year’s Dream It’s Possible grants. With 25,000 foster children between the ages of 18-21 aging out of foster care yearly, the goal of Ticket to Dream Foundation’s Dream It’s Possible program is to arm foster youth with support programs that help them graduate high school, enroll in college or vocational training, learn valuable life skills, obtain access to technology, and ensure that they have proper housing ready for their transition to independent living. These resources are made possible by the co-hosted Mattress Firm Charity Golf Classic and through generous supporters and donors.With this goal as the foundation, Ticket to Dream is proud to support the following impactful programs from agencies across the country:Alternative Family Services | CaliforniaAngel Reach | TexasBethany Christian Services | MichiganCASA...

Liaison introduces GradCAS™

05 12 2017

WATERTOWN, Mass., Dec. 5, 2017 -- Liaison International today announced the launch of GradCAS. The new Centralized Application Service (CAS™) is available to graduate programs where there are no national affinities or professional associations. With GradCAS, graduate programs gain access to a Centralized Application Service, a marketplace designed specifically to meet their admissions needs. It includes the student facing application and application management software, along with scanning and packaging services that are further complemented with applicant phone and email support. The comprehensive combination frees graduate staff to focus on more important tasks, such as recruiting and advising potential students. More than half a dozen schools have already begun leveraging GradCAS to streamline their admissions processes. "I am thrilled," said Julie Masterson, associate provost and dean of the Graduate College at Missouri State University, which is an early adopter of GradCAS....

Alphonso R. Jackson, CEO, A.R. Jackson Advisors LLC and Former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Receive 2018 Horatio Alger Award

05 12 2017

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Fried Vancraen Selected for AMUG Innovators Award

05 12 2017

Fried Vancraen to be presented with AMUG’s Innovators Award following his interview in the group’s Innovators Showcase. The list of award finalists, named by AMUG members, was quite impressive, which made selection challenging and makes the award quite prestigious. MILWAUKEE December 05, 2017 The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) today announced Fried Vancraen, founder and CEO of Materialise, as the recipient of its esteemed Innovators Award. The award is bestowed on those that have cultivated innovative ideas that in turn have advanced the additive manufacturing industry. The Innovators Award will be presented at the 2018 AMUG Conference, which is now in its 30th year, following Mr. Vancraen’s onstage appearance during the conference’s Innovators Showcase. Previous recipients include technology creators Chuck Hull, Scott Crump, and Carl Deckard, inventors of Stereolithography, Fused Deposition Modeling, and Selective Laser Sintering, respectively. Paul Bates, AMUG...

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