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OceansAdvance Board Appoints Interim Executive Director
by admin on June 22, 2016
by Barry Snow on November 17, 2015
This profile was written and published by Memorial University (MUN). FACEFORWARD is created and managed by the Division of Marketing and Communications for the Office of the President at MUN. See here for full text SEASICKNESS DOESN’T JUST HAPPEN AT SEA. Read more.
THE ACCIDENTAL ENTREPRENEUR
by wade on May 5, 2015
AS THE JET LIFTED OFF FROM THE HELSINKI RUNWAY AND VEERED WESTWARD IT CARRIED among its passengers the newly minted Dr. Brian Veitch. With him he brought a dedication to creativity in science and research, an eagerness to overcome challenges, and an as yet unrealized drive to make an impact on safety at sea. It was late December of 1995 when the St. Read more.
RHODE ISLAND AIMS TO LURE BUSINESSES BY PROMOTING 'CLUSTERS'
by Barry Snow on April 6, 2015
(Providence, Rhode Island, April 3, 2015) Some three dozen city government and business leaders announced the start of a “cluster development” study they hope will help convince new companies to locate in Providence by determining which locations in the city are best suited to various types of businesses. Read more.
UNPLUG... TUNE IN... POWER UP
by wade on March 28, 2015
EVERY TIME HE WENT TO HIS HOTEL ROOM KRIS MCNEIL FACED THE FRUSTRATION OF untangling a shopping bag full of wires. A software developer for a St. John’s-based start-up company, McNeil found himself wearing many hats, including product management and sales for the local company that did a lot of business in New York and California. At the time, Bluetooth and other wireless technology was simplifying data transmission, “but I still had to deal with a ball of power cords,” he recalls. Read more.