University of Tennessee at Knoxville President Randy Boyd recently dropped his support for a Knoxville fundraiser for Sen. Mark Pody (R-Lebanon) after criticism from the university community.
BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Numotion, the nation's leading and largest provider of products and services that provide mobility, health and personal independence is pleased to announce a strategic 5-year partnership with Team Gleason, to improve access and development of advanced equipment and technology to serve people and families living with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis). As part of the agreement, Numotion is named Team Gleason's "Preferred CRT (complex rehab technology) Provider." Team Gleason provides critical equipment, technology and life adventures for people living with ALS in the United States.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning artist Lucas Rizzotto and tech company Z3VR have joined forces to create Voices of Inspiration, a virtual reality experience featuring the voices and artwork of St. Jude patients, to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®. The game is a tie-in to Inspiration4, the world's first all-civilian space mission to orbit the Earth that has raised more than $225 million for St. Jude to date and included St. Jude childhood cancer survivor and physician assistant turned astronaut Hayley Arceneaux as one of its four-member crew.
OSAKA, Japan and NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Osaka, Japan; Representative Director, President and CEO: Hiroshi Nomura; Securities Code: 4506, First Section of TSE) and BehaVR, Inc.,(Head Office: TN, U.S.) announce today that the companies have signed definitive agreements to develop and commercialize both prescription digital therapeutics and general wellness products for treatment of Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD), Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), and Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) with the goal of bringing much needed tools to tackle the escalating global anxiety and depression crisis.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Magnum Venus Products (MVP), a global manufacturer of fluid movement and production solutions for industrial applications, is launching a new model of its Reactive Additive Manufacturing (RAM) system to enable cost-effective fabrication of thermoset materials at medium- and large-scale. The new model, named RAM 48, has a print area of four-by-eight-feet with modular, expandable four-by-four-foot sections to allow for custom build dimensions.
FRANKLIN, Tenn., Oct. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) and veterans nonprofit Record the Journey (RTJ) made history for the third year in a row on the nine-day, 2500-km, all-women, off-road 2021 Rebelle Rally, proving the resilience of the human (and canine) spirit, as well as the capability and durability of the all-new 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander.
The United States has some of the highest levels of income and wealth inequality in the world. U.S. Federal Reserve data shows that the wealthiest 10% of Americans control $93.8 trillion, more than double the $40.3 trillion in the hands of the remaining 90% of Americans. The income and wealth divide only appears to be […]
(The Center Square) – As Tennessee begins looking at revamping its Basic Education Program (BEP) to fund public schools, one factor looming in the discussion of a new funding formula is teacher pay.
BRISTOL, Tenn., Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota announced today that Torrence Racing will join Team Toyota beginning with the 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season. The addition of Torrence Racing's two-team effort expands Toyota's team partnerships to include five Top Fuel dragsters and two Funny Cars.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ChanceLight® Behavioral Health, Therapy and Education ("ChanceLight") announced it has appointed Patricia Boyer Miller to the company's Board of Directors. ChanceLight is a portfolio company of The Halifax Group, a leading private equity firm that partners with management to invest in entrepreneurial companies.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare President and CEO, Michael Ugwueke, DHA, FACHE, was honored with the THA CEO of Distinction Award, the organization's highest honor, recognizing exceptional leadership and service to the healthcare field in a Chief Executive's career.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AllianceBernstein L.P. and AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. (NYSE: AB) today announced that Third Quarter 2021 financial and operating results will be released on Thursday, October 28, 2021. Management will conduct a teleconference beginning at 9:30 am (ET), following the release of its financial results. The call will be hosted by Seth Bernstein, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ali Dibadj, Chief Financial Officer and Head of Strategy, Ajai Kaul, SVP & Chief Executive Officer of Asia-Pacific, and Catherine Burke, Chief Operating Officer.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- HBCUs have changed the college landscape, and provided a significant return on investment. Our country cannot reach its goals without strong, viable, sustainable HBCUs - goals necessary to close the education gap, health, wealth and economic gaps. HBCUs were founded to educate the newly freed slaves, and have fulfilled this mission with limited resources, discrimination in funding, and inadequate facilities.
(The Center Square) – The Tennessee Department of Education has announced it will be creating a steering committee and 18 subcommittees as the state reviews its Basic Education Program (BEP), which uses 46 different factors to determine state funding for public schools.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CUREX Capital Advisors, an investment firm specializing in the life science sector, announced today that it has added two new professionals to their research team. CUREX has hired Taylor Harris, Ph.D. as an equity research analyst covering publicly traded companies involved in various biotechnologies including gene editing, engineered cell therapies, and antibody-drug conjugates. Taylor earned her doctorate degree in biomedical engineering from Washington University in St. Louis where she researched cellular mechanisms underpinning osteoporotic bone formation. During her graduate studies, Taylor also worked as a biotech analyst for Kennedy Capital Management.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Expediter Services (ES), a leader in capacity solutions and ownership opportunities within the trucking industry, is pleased to announce the company will be presenting the Fall Edition of its IN-SITE 2021 Online Series. The live, free event will take place on Tuesday, October 26, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Online video replays will be available online following the presentation of the live event.
KNOXVILLE and NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Lirio, whose Precision Nudging™ solution promotes health through AI-powered behavior change, today announced the launch of a new Precision Nudging solution to encourage people to schedule and attend colorectal cancer screenings with their healthcare providers. Rochester Regional Health (RRH) in New York is the first health system to deploy the solution for its patient population.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tivity Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: TVTY) today announced that its financial results for the third quarter ending September 30, 2021, will be released after market close on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, followed the same day by a conference call and live webcast scheduled for 5:00 p.m. ET.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Ranch Corporation, Shell's U.S. solar platform and one of the nation's largest independent power producers, has acquired clean tech pioneer Clearloop. Clearloop is the only company that offers businesses of all sizes a way to reclaim their carbon footprint by building solar farms that both clean up the grid and benefit economically distressed communities across the United States.