Summary Edward Malecki, professor, geography, has been selected by the American Geographical Society (AGS) to receive the Van Cleef Memorial Medal . In 2007, Malecki was elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), for pioneering research defining technology's role in economic and regional development, and for distinguished research on the dynamics of local, regional and national competitiveness.
Summary The October recovery in agricultural commodity prices was fuelled by the biggest pace of short-covering by hedge funds in six months, besides by a scramble to a six-year high in bullish positioning on arabica coffee. Indeed, the extent of the reduction raised ideas of reduced pressure for further short-covering on grounds of the extremity of the position.
Summary This is the 8th annual event, started back in 2008 as "Neil and Michael's Metal Jam." Sponsors and Very Special Guest Artists to be announced closer to the event, taking place on Wednesday, January 21, 2015.
Summary The indictment against Jesse L. Matthew Jr. was handed up by a Circuit Court grand jury in Fairfax County. A spokesman in the office could not say Monday when the results of the forensic examination would be completed.
Summary PHILADELPHIA -- Monica Lewinsky says she was "patient zero" in a cyberbullying epidemic that has since been blamed for teen suicides and celebrity exploitation. The 41-year-old Lewinsky on Monday called for a cultural revolution to stem the "compassion deficit" fueling online hostility.
Summary Gov. Peter Shumlin said at a news conference that the plan by California-based GlobalFoundries to take over the plant is a testament to the more than 4,000 people who work there. "We plan to offer substantially all employees at East Fishkill and Burlington, Vermont, a job at Globalfoundries. We have no plans for layoffs or plans for shutting the fabs down," Jha said using the industry slang for a semi-conductor fabrication plant.