Silver Spring Local Business
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2 hrs ago | via US News & World Report
Dr. Wei Shin sequences DNA as part of an investigation for a Zika vaccine candidate on Feb. 26, 2016, at the Dale and Betty Bumpers Vaccine Research Center on the campus of National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. There are multiple Zika vaccine candidates in the works, according to experts. Comment?
12 hrs ago | via EurekAlert!
The Walter Reed Army Institute of Research and collaborators at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School have completed a promising preclinical study of two Zika vaccine candidates that suggests that an effective human vaccine will be achievable. Findings from the study were published today in the journal Nature . Comment?
22 hrs ago | via Hollywood Reporter
Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise , a documentary about writer Maya Angelou, directed by Rita Coburn Whack and Bob Hercules, won the Audience Award for Best Feature at the AFI DOCS 2016 film festival, which concluded June 26 in Washington, D.C. and Silver Spring, Maryland. As part of the fest U.S. Representatives Jim Himes and Nita Lowey addressed an audience attending a screening of the doc Newtown, which looks at the aftermath of the Newtown school shooting. Comment?
22 hrs ago | via WTOP-FM Washington
Monday kicks off Shark Week for Discovery Communications' Discovery Channel, and Discovery has come up with a novel way of reminding commuters coming and going from the Silver Spring Metro station and anyone traveling along Colesville Road. An eight-story mural made up of 98 red and blue, window-sized pieces of sticky vinyl cover the south facade of Discovery's Silver Spring, Maryland headquarters along Colesville Road and Wayne Avenue. Comment?
Yesterday | via Inman Real Estate News
Long & Foster appointed Martha Martinez as its new branch manager of the Silver Spring/Colesville office in Silver Spring, Maryland. "I look forward to this new opportunity and to leading the team of real estate professionals at our Silver Spring/Colesville office," said Martinez in a statement. Comment?
Saturday Jun 25 | via WTOP-FM Washington
Pesky geese at two parks in Maryland will soon be turned into food for the homeless, after attempts to control their population by non-lethal methods over the years have failed. David Petersen, natural resources specialist for Montgomery Parks, said that 100 to 150 geese will be taken from Martin Luther King Jr. Recreational Park in Silver Spring, Maryland and Rock Creek Regional Park near Gaithersburg. Comment?
Friday Jun 24 | via TheStreet.com
Billionaire media mogul John Malone's Discovery Communications and Liberty Global were sent reeling on Friday following Britain's vote to leave the European Union, as large holders of cable TV assets in Europe and the U.K. both could face challenges as British negotiators figure out how to break off formal economic ties with the Continent. Liberty Global, the world's largest cable TV company, had tumbling 11% to $29.53 on Friday afternoon, while Discovery shares were off 6.9% to $24.55. Comment?
Friday Jun 24 | via PR Log
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Friday Jun 24 | via Baltimore Jewish Times
Chaim Kalish was celebrating the Shavuot holiday when Omar Mateen shot and killed 49 patrons at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla. It took the 24-year-old student at the University of Maryland at College Park only 15 minutes after the holiday ended to post a defiant response on Facebook: "I have a very BIG announcement to make. Comment?
Friday Jun 24 | via NewsOK.com
An advisory panel to the Education Department has voted to recommend the government sever ties with a group that accredits many of the nation's for-profit colleges, including schools once owned by the now-defunct Corinthian Colleges Inc. - a critical vote that could lead schools to close their doors and threaten financial aid to hundreds of thousands of students. The final decision on whether to revoke federal recognition of the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, the nation's largest accreditor of for-profit schools, will be made by a senior official at the department in the next few months. Comment?
Thursday Jun 23 | via Darien News-Review
In this Wednesday, June 22, 2016 photo a sign rests near Lincoln Technical Institute, in Somerville, Mass. The nation's largest accreditor of for-profit colleges faces a vote Thursday that could lead to its demise, leaving hundreds of thousands of students at risk of losing access to federal financial aid. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 22 | via The Washington Post
A Hyattsville area elementary school teacher was arrested Tuesday on prostitution and human trafficking charges during a sting in Prince George's County, police said. Detectives arrested Martin Rye Brown, 29, of the 8000 block of Walden Road in Silver Spring, during a police operation in Lanham, officials said in a statement. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 21 | via Brooklynvegan
Opeth are gearing up for a big 2016. We already mentioned their October show at Radio City Music Hall , and now they've shared tour dates and new album details to go along with that single date. Comment?
Sunday Jun 19 | via The Washington Post
Myke Nahorniak, in the offices of Localist in Silver Spring, Md., created specialized calendar software that has found favor with universities and other institutions. Mykel Nahorniak was a youngster growing up in Orton, Ontario , an hour northwest of Toronto, when his father brought home an Atari computer. Comment?
Thursday Jun 16 | via Slashdot
Danielle Douglas-Gabriel, writing for The Washington Post: A community college reform group has selected a handful of schools in Virginia and Maryland to develop degree programs using open-source materials in place of textbooks, an initiative that could save students as much as $1,300 a year . Such open educational resources -- created using open licenses that let students download or print materials for free -- have gained popularity as the price of print textbooks have skyrocketed, but courses that use the materials remain a novelty in higher education. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 14 | via The Washington Post
Hannah Shraim, a recent graduate of Northwest High School in Montgomery County, Md., seen as a at the school where was class president and Muslim Student Association member. She said she felt discrimination for being a Muslim during her high school years. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 14 | via Curbed
On June 22, Minneapolis-based non-profit Artspace will host an info session with the hopes to meet potential tenants for the planned mixed-use development at 801 Sligo Avenue in Silver Spring. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. and will be held at the Silver Spring Civic Building at 1 Veterans Place. Comment?
Monday Jun 13 | via Albany Times Union
In this June 30, 2009 file photo, Larry Wostenberg teaches an engine management systems class at the WyoTech technical school, which was operated by Corinthian Colleges Inc, at their campus in Laramie, Wyo. Federal education officials are deciding whether to shut down the nation's biggest accreditor of for-profit colleges over allegations that it overlooked deception by its schools. Comment?
Thursday Jun 9 | via Daily Journal
Federal health officials failed to force a recall of peanut butter and almond products for three months after advanced DNA testing confirmed salmonella contamination, government investigators reported Thursday. Despite new legal powers to compel recalls and sophisticated technology to fingerprint pathogens, the Food and Drug Administration allowed some food-safety investigations to drag on, placing consumers in jeopardy of death or serious illness, according to the inspector general's office at the Department of Health and Human Services. Comment?
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