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Higher Education Leaders Recognized by WCET
06 11 2017
Boulder, CO November 06, 2017
The WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) is proud to announce the winners of their annual awards which recognize higher education leaders. The winners were celebrated during the 29th WCET Annual Meeting in Denver, CO on October 26th, 2017.
The Honorable Peter P. Smith, Professor of Innovative Practices in Higher Education, University of Maryland University College and former WCET Executive Council Chair, has been recognized with the Richard Jonsen Award. Dr. Bucky Dodd, Chief Learning Innovation Officer at the University of Central Oklahoma, has been selected as the 2017 winner of the Sally M. Johnstone Award.
The Richard Jonsen Award is given annually to a WCET member whose career has been committed to improving postsecondary educational programs and services through innovative uses of technology as well as for exceptional service to WCET. The award is named in honor of Richard Jonsen, the WICHE Executive Director who nurtured the idea...
Anthera Pharmaceuticals Announces Presentation of Blisibimod Data at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting
05 11 2017
HAYWARD, Calif., Nov. 05, 2017 -- Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:ANTH) will present additional findings from the CHABLIS-SC1, Phase 3 clinical study of blisibimod, a novel treatment that targets B-cell activating factor (BAFF), at the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Annual Meeting in San Diego from November 3-8.“This presentation of the CHABLIS-SC1 Phase 3 clinical study shows the salutary effects of blisibimod treatment on the successful reduction of background corticosteroid use, decreased urinary protein:creatinine ratio (UPCR), and positive impact on complement, autoantibodies, and B cell counts when administered on top of background standard-of-care medications to patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE),” said Kenneth Kalunian, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, University of California, San Diego.Details of Anthera Pharmaceuticals’ ACR 2017 presentation are as follows:Title: Phase 3 Trial Results with Blisibimod,...
Oklahoma State University Selects Advanced Clustering to Build New HPC Cluster
05 11 2017
KANSAS CITY, Mo. November 05, 2017
Oklahoma State University has selected Advanced Clustering Technologies to build and install its newest supercomputer, which will support computing- and data-intensive research across a broad range of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines.
The new supercomputer, which will be named after the university’s mascot, Pistol Pete, will serve as a campus-wide shared resource, available at no charge to all OSU faculty, staff, postdocs, graduate students and undergraduates, as well as to researchers and educators across Oklahoma.
“Pistol Pete will make it possible for us to continue to meet the ever-growing demand for computational and data-intensive research and education at OSU and across Oklahoma,” said Dr. Dana Brunson, Assistant Vice President for Research Cyberinfrastructure and Director of the OSU High Performance Computing Center as well as an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Mathematics and Computer Science departments....
Simmons First National Corporation Adds Two to Its Board of Directors
03 11 2017
PINE BLUFF, Ark., Nov. 03, 2017 -- Simmons First National Corp. (Nasdaq:SFNC) today announced the appointment of Tom Purvis of Fort Worth, TX, and Russell Teubner of Stillwater, OK, to its board of directors.Mr. Purvis previously served as a director of First Texas BHC, Inc., which Simmons acquired on October 19, 2017. He is a real estate broker and president of Continental Real Estate, Inc., a Texas-based commercial real estate company. He also serves as managing partner to a portfolio of real estate assets and consulting ventures. Mr. Purvis is a member of the boards of directors of Streams & Valleys Inc. and the Fort Worth Zoo. He attended the business school at the University of Texas and graduated from Texas Christian University.Mr. Teubner previously served as a director of Southwest Bancorp, Inc., which Simmons also acquired on October 19, 2017. He is the founder and chief executive officer of HostBridge Technology, LLC, an Oklahoma-based technology...
West High Yield Clarifies Agreement to Sell Mining Assets
03 11 2017
CALGARY, Alberta, Nov. 03, 2017 -- On October 5, 2017, West High Yield (W.H.Y.) Resources Ltd. (the "Company") (TSXV:WHY) announced that it had signed a definitive arm's length purchase and sale agreement (the "Agreement") to sell 100% of its right, title and interest in its Record Ridge South, Midnight and O.K. mineral properties (the "Assets") to Gryphon Enterprises, LLC (the "Purchaser"), a limited liability company based in Maryland, USA, for a purchase price of US$750 million in cash. The Agreement provides that the Assets will be transferred by the Company to its wholly-owned subsidiary, and at closing all of the shares of the subsidiary will be transferred by the Company to the Purchaser. The Agreement is available for review under the Company's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.This press release provides further details concerning the transaction contemplated by the Agreement.Take-or-Pay AgreementsAs stated in the Company's October 5, 2017 press release,...
Gulfport Energy Corporation Appoints Paul Westerman to its Board of Directors
03 11 2017
OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 03, 2017 -- Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR) (“Gulfport”) today announced that Paul D. Westerman has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”). Mr. Westerman has also been appointed to serve on the Board’s Compensation Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.Mr. Westerman has served as a Trustee and Director of the Westerman Family Trusts and Westerman Interest Inc., respectively, since 1999. From September 2011 to December 2012, Mr. Westerman served as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer of J-W Energy Company, a diversified energy company engaged in exploration and production, energy services, midstream and manufacturing, among other businesses. Mr. Westerman joined J-W Energy Company in 1984 and, during his time there, he served in several other leadership roles, including as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining J-W Energy Company, Mr. Westerman served in various...
The Ensign Group Schedules Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Call for Thursday, November 9, 2017
03 11 2017
MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Nov. 03, 2017 -- The Ensign Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:ENSG), the parent company of the Ensign(TM) group of skilled nursing, rehabilitative care services, assisted living, home health and hospice care companies, announced today that it expects to issue its third quarter 2017 financial results on Wednesday, November 8, 2017.Conference CallEnsign invites current and prospective investors to tune into a live webcast to be held the following day, Thursday, November 9, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time (1:00 p.m. Eastern Time), during which Ensign's management will discuss Ensign's third quarter 2017 results.To listen to the webcast, or to view any financial or other statistical information required by SEC Regulation G, please visit the Investors section of the Ensign website at http://investor.ensigngroup.net. The webcast will be recorded, and will be available for replay via the website until 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time on Friday, December 1, 2017.About Ensign(TM)The Ensign...
Isleta Resort & Casino, in Association with Fresquez Productions Inc., Proudly Presents JacksonWink Fight Night 2
03 11 2017
JacksonWink Fight Night 2
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. November 03, 2017
Ticket start at just $25.00 for Reserved Seating, and can be purchased at http://www.isleta.com. Doors open at 5:30 and the first bout begins at 7:00 p.m. Additional fight card details include:
125 LBSDamacio “Angel of Death” Page (19-10) fighting from JacksonWink MMA in Albuquerque, NM vs Jesus “Honey Badger” Urbina (8-5) fighting from El Paso, TX.
155 LBSHarvey Park (8-1) fighting from Force of One in Clovis, NM vs Jonathan Gary (13-8) from Oklahoma City, OK.
225 LBSCody East (12-3) fighting from Los Lunas, NM. Opponent TBA.
185 LBSWilfredo Santiago (8-4) fighting from Jackson Wink MMA in Albuquerque, NM vs Omar Acosta (2-3) fighting from Force of One in Clovis, NM.
Maurice “the Hulk” Jackson (6-1) fighting from Jackson Wink MMA in Albuquerque, NM vs Jonathan Gustavo Borruel (8-1) fighting from Mexico.
155 LBSChris Brown (0-0) fighting from Jackson Wink MMA in Albuquerque, NM vs Brandon Trujillo...
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