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State Tipoffs Involving Georgia Newsletter for Sunday September 22, 2019 ( 76 items )  

Acuity Brands Introduces RADEAN LED Outdoor Luminaires From Lithonia Lighting Featuring High-End Aesthetics and Visually Comfortable Lighting
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 17 -- Acuity Brands, a providers of lighting and building management solutions, issued the following news: Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) introduced today the RADEAN(TM) LED Pedestrian Round and Bollard family of outdoor luminaires from Lithonia Lighting(R). The RADEAN family features simple yet elegant architectural silhouettes providing soft, uniform lighting that can help transform gathering places such as courtyards, outdoor retail locations, and university and corp  more

Acuity Brands Introduces Silhouette Family of Decorative Luminaires From Winona
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 19 -- Acuity Brands, a providers of lighting and building management solutions, issued the following news: Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) introduced the Silhouette family of decorative luminaires from Winona(R) featuring embedded advanced dimming and controls options for use in classroom, commercial and hospitality applications. The Silhouette family includes thin-profile drum luminaires with companion wall sconces and pendants available in a full range of lumen output  more

Alston & Bird Opens London Office
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 18 -- Alston and Bird, a law firm, issued the following news release: * * * - Adds 7 New Attorneys, Including 3 Partners, in Finance and Payments * * * In a strategic decision to expand its European practice, Alston & Bird has opened a London office on the strength of its growing finance and payments practices. The office supports the firm's finance and payments industry clients doing business in the UK and across Europe, as well as local investors and clients transac  more

Alston and Bird: Jeffrey Dintzer Named a 2019 'Top 100 Lawyer' by the Daily Journal
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 20 -- Alston and Bird, a law firm, issued the following news release: Jeffrey Dintzer, partner in Alston & Bird's Environment, Land Use & Natural Resources Group, has been named one of California's top lawyers by the Daily Journal. "Top 100 Lawyers 2019," an exclusive supplement to the Daily Journal's Los Angeles and San Francisco publications, notes that Dintzer has been "right in the middle" of much of California's recent environmental litigation. As highlighted by t  more

Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau Announces Two New Managerial Roles
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 16 -- The Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau issued the following news release: Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) announces a new role for Megan Wilkinson as manager, convention services and the promotion of Joseph Henry as manager, technology. In her new role, Wilkinson will work closely with ACVB member companies to source suppliers for customer needs and collaborate with ACVB marketing and public relations departments to provide destination marketing ma  more

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Bottoms Orders Review of City's Office of Contract Compliance Equal Business Opportunity Program
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 16 -- The city of Atlanta issued the following news release: Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has ordered a review of the City's Office of Contract Compliance (OCC) Equal Business Opportunity (EBO) program. Outside, independent experts in minority and women-owned business standards will be engaged to evaluate the City's minority business enterprise (MBE) participation and standards that have been established. "Given recent events, it is evident that a thorough review of this  more

Atlanta Public Schools Posts 2019 Graduation Rate of 77.9 Percent
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 18 -- Atlanta Public Schools issued the following news release: * * * - District reports highest number of on-time graduates to date - 2,506 students, but graduation rate decreased by 2.0 percentage points from last year * * * Atlanta Public Schools (APS) achieved a 77.9 percent graduation rate for the 2019 cohort, according to graduation data released today by the Georgia Department of Education. The rate represents an 18.8-percentage-point increase since 2014, altho  more

Augusta University Health Named Among College of Healthcare Information Management Executives HealthCare's Most Wired
AUGUSTA, Georgia, Sept. 20 -- Augusta University issued the following news release: The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has named Augusta University Health a recipient of the 2019 CHIME HealthCare's Most Wired. The Most Wired program conducts an annual survey to assess how effectively health care organizations apply core and advanced technologies into their clinical and business programs to improve health and care in their communities. "We are honored to be name  more

Augusta University: More Predictive Genetic Risk Score Sought for Type 1 Diabetes
AUGUSTA, Georgia, Sept. 17 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Augusta University issued the following news release: Paul Tran is working to develop a highly predictive genetic risk score that will tell parents whether their baby is at significant risk for type 1 diabetes. The ultimate goal, says the MD/PhD student at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, is to prevent a condition that typically surfaces in youth, destroys the pancreas, and leads to a lifetime of insulin therapy or a pancr  more

Augusta University: Pathway Found for Treatment-Resistant Lung Cancer
AUGUSTA, Georgia, Sept. 21 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Augusta University issued the following news release: A big way chemotherapy works is by prompting cancer cells to commit suicide, and scientists have found a pathway the most common lung cancer walks to avoid death. Scientists at the Medical College of Georgia and Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University have found a first step appears to be lung cancer cells expressing high levels of the molecule TIMP-1, classically considered a tumor inh  more

Baker Donelson Hosts Fifth Annual Cybersecurity Conference: Cybercon 2019
MEMPHIS, Tennessee, Sept. 19 -- Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell and Berkowitz, a law firm, issued the following news release: Baker Donelson presents Cybercon 2019, the fifth annual conference focused on the issues affecting the continually evolving cybersecurity landscape. The event, which will be held on September 24 at the Loudermilk Conference Center in Atlanta, Georgia, brings together business and governmental leaders to demystify cybersecurity risk and identify practical mitigation st  more

Berry College Ranked #1 For Value By US News
MOUNT BERRY, Georgia, Sept. 10 -- Berry College issued the following news release: U.S. News and WorldReport's 2019 Best Colleges Rankings recently named Berry College #1 for Best Value and #2 for its strong commitment to undergraduate teaching among regional universities in the South. The "value" calculation used takes into account a school's academic quality, and the net cost of attendance for a student who received the average level of need-based financial aid. The higher the quality of the  more

CNN International Adds New Shows From London, Abu Dhabi
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 18 -- CNN, a cable channel owned by Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting System, issued the following press room announcement: CNN International, which reaches nearly 400 million households around the world, is launching two new evening programmes from its London bureau and adding another hour of programming from its Abu Dhabi production centre from 23 September. Broadcasting live from CNN London weeknights at 10pm BST/11pm CET, The Brief with Bianca Nobilo will provide vi  more

CNN Saw Its Second Largest Digital Audience Ever in August
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 17 -- CNN, a cable channel owned by Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting System, issued the following press room announcement: * * * - Remains the #1 Global News Brand Across Digital Properties * * * CNN's digital audience in the US in August 2019 was its second largest on record behind July 2019, with an astounding 138 million unique visitors and 122 million mobile unique visitors, meaning more people are getting their news from CNN than any other outlet. The strong dig  more

CNN Wins Five Awards in 71st Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Competition
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 14 -- CNN, a cable channel owned by Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting System, issued the following press room announcement: The CNN Original Series'Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown, and United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell were each honored with two awards, and CNN FilmsRBG won a top documentary prize in the 71st Primetime Creative Arts Emmy(R) Awards ceremony. The presentation took place on Saturday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Anthony Bourdain Parts U  more

ControlScan and Cybersecurity Insiders Release New Managed Detection and Response Research Report
ALPHARETTA, Georgia, Sept. 18 -- ControlScan, a managed security service provider, issued the following news release: ControlScan, a leader in managed security services specializing in compliance, detection and response, has collaborated with Cybersecurity Insiders to produce an all-new industry research report. The 2019 Managed Detection and Response Report reveals current security program challenges and illustrates why and how organizations outsource for managed detection and response (MDR)   more

Cumulus Media Announces Pricing of $525 Million Senior Secured Term Loan B
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 19 -- Cumulus Media, an audio-first media and entertainment company, issued the following news release: Cumulus Media Inc. [NASDAQ: CMLS] (the "Company," "Cumulus," "we," "us," or "our") today announced the pricing of a new $525 million senior secured term loan B due March 2026. The new term loan will have an interest rate of LIBOR plus 3.75% with a 1.00% LIBOR floor, issued at 99.5% of par. Proceeds from this issuance, along with cash on hand, will be used to pay down   more

Delta Airlines: Ed Talks Customer Experience Investments, Sustainability at Skift Global Forum
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 19 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Ed highlighted Delta's investments in the customer experience, provided an update on WiFi and discussed our commitment to sustainability during a keynote Q&A at the Skift Global Forum in New York Wednesday. "It's a challenge, but it's as clear as ever that our customers expect WiFi to be fast, reliable and at the same price point in the airline as it is on the ground, and that's free," he said. He added that the technical   more

Delta Airlines: Weather Waivers Issued for 3 Tropical Systems: Humberto, Imelda, Lorena
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 18 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: In the midst of hurricane season, Delta has issued three waivers as a result of potential impact from tropical systems for Bermuda, Houston and Mexico. The waivers allows customers with flexibility in their travel plans to make a one-time change to their itinerary without incurring a change fee. Customers are encouraged to check their flight status on Delta.com or the Fly Delta Mobile App. Customers can also get updates se  more

Delta Invests $2 Million for Study of Potential Facility to Produce Biofuel From Forest Floor Debris
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 17 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Commitment will fund exploration for the establishment of a sustainable biofuel refinery in Washington State. As part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability, Delta Air Lines is investing $2 million to partner with Northwest Advanced Bio-fuels, LLC for the feasibility study of a biofuel production facility to produce sustainable aviation fuel and other biofuel products. The sustainable aviation fuel, expected to be pr  more

Delta Named a 'Best Workplace for Women' for 3rd Straight Year
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 19 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Great Place To Work(R) and Fortune have named Delta Air Lines as one of the country's Best Workplaces for Women, the third year in a row the airline has earned this honor. The list considered employee surveys from hundreds of businesses in all sectors of the economy. The ranking gauged women's assessment of their organizations' culture, leadership, fairness and other elements essential for a great workplace. Delta placed 6  more

Delta Premium Select Brings Luxury to Buenos Aires on Modified B767-400
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 17 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Delta brings luxury to customers traveling between Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Ezeiza International Airport, who now will be able to experience the new Delta Premium Select, the airline's international premium economy product. Buenos Aires will become the second Latin American market to be served by Delta's newly modified B767-400 aircraft, which also feature Delta One, Delta Comfort+, and Main Cab  more

Delta Taps Young Environmentalists for Advisory Board on Sustainability Future In Aviation
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 18 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Delta is committed to finding new ways to protect the environment and has tapped the generation next in line to inherit the Earth -- a group of young, passionate ecowarriors, as part of the airline's inaugural Youth Advisory Board on Sustainability. The board, made up of 16 members from 11 U.S. states and American Samoa aged 12-18, includes environmental club leaders, social impact entrepreneurs and founders of multiple gr  more

Delta Team Honored With 8th Consecutive Beat Readers' Choice Award
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 20 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: For the eighth consecutive year, Delta has been named the Most Admired Airline and Overall Most Admired Supplier in The Beat Readers' Choice Awards. Delta's S.V.P. -- Global Sales, Bob Somers, and V.P. -- Sales Operations and Development, Kristen Shovlin, received the awards for Delta at the 12th annual The Beat Live conference today in New York. "On behalf of our entire team, I want to thank the readers of The Beat for ag  more

Delta TechOps and Aircraft Lessor ORIX Aviation Systems Ltd. Sign Major Engine Maintenance Contract
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 20 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Delta TechOps, the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) division of Delta Air Lines, has signed a five-year Maintenance Services Agreement with top-tier aircraft leasing company ORIX Aviation Systems, Ltd. (ORIX Aviation). The agreement will cover the support of CFM56-5B and CFM56-7B aircraft engines. As both an operator of, and MRO for CFM56-5B and -7B engines, Delta TechOps is uniquely qualified to provide maintenance   more

Delta to Showcase Future of Travel With CES 2020 Keynote
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 18 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Delta will showcase the transformation of the air travel experience at CES 2020, making history as the first airline with a keynote address and a major presence in the exhibitor showroom. On the main stage and throughout the event, Delta will reveal trailblazing consumer innovations impacting the future of air travel, now and for years to come - reducing stress while adding convenience, comfort and enjoyment to the experie  more

Delta's Bahamas Relief: 500 Survivors Evacuated, 85,000 Pounds of Supplies Delivered
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 16 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Dorian made landfall in the northern Bahamas Islands on Sept. 1 as a Category 5 hurricane, devastating Great Abaco Island, Grand Bahama Island and Treasure Cay. As the storm finally veered north, Dorian's impact became known and relief efforts began. Delta and its Delta Connection partner Endeavor Air operated eight flights between Sunday, Sept. 8, and Thursday, Sept. 12, carrying more than 85,000 pounds of supplies and ev  more

Emory University, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Now Part of Nationwide Pediatric Emergency Research Network
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 19 -- Emory University's Woodruff Health Sciences Center issued the following news release: Emory University and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta have been selected to participate as a new research site for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN), the first such federally funded network in the country, which began in 2001. Emory and Children's join Brown University/Hasbro Children's Hospital and the University of California, San Francisco/UCSF Ben  more

Emory University-Woodruff Health Sciences Center: Clinically Silent Relapsing Malaria May Still Pose Threat
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 20 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Emory University's Woodruff Health Sciences Center issued the following news release: The immune system can control a relapsing form of malaria enough to avoid clinical signs of disease, but it doesn't eliminate transmissible parasites from the body that may still be infectious to mosquitoes. That's the conclusion of a study on a nonhuman primate model of Plasmodium vivax infection, which has implications relevant to malaria elimination strateg  more

ESPN: Dawg Fight - College GameDay Heads to Athens As No. 3 Georgia Hosts No. 7 Notre Dame
BRISTOL, Connecticut, Sept. 20 -- ESPN, a sports media company, issued the following news release: College GameDay Built by the Home Depot will originate from Athens, Ga., for the fourth time in show history, ahead of No. 3 Georgia facing No. 7 Notre Dame. The three-hour pregame show (9 a.m. - noon ET), will be live from Myers Quad on Georgia's campus. College GameDay will air on ESPN and ESPNU as it does each Saturday throughout the season. Countdown to GameDay Live sponsored by Coca-Cola and  more

Federal Legislative Staffers Get Up Close Look at University of Georgia, Including Law School's Veterans Legal Clinic
ATHENS, Georgia, Sept. 16 -- The University of Georgia College School of Law issued the following news: About 50 federal staffers representing Georgia's 16 congressional offices visited the University of Georgia to get a firsthand look at how UGA makes a positive impact on the state and nation through its teaching, research and service missions. The retreat, held annually during the August congressional recess, is hosted by the UGA Office of Government Relations. "This event provides an oppor  more

Fisher Phillips Ranks Among the Top Law Firms for Women
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 20 -- Fisher Phillips, a law firm, issued the following news: * * * - Firm Again Recognized for Its Commitment to Advancing Women in the Profession * * * Fisher Phillips was named among the "Top 100 Law Firms for Women" by Women Inc. Magazine. The list celebrates firms with a proven commitment to advancing women in the profession through female representation and leadership. "We are proud to once again be recognized for our firm's longstanding commitment to advancing  more

Ga. Gov. Kemp Names Seventeen Appointments
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 18 -- Gov. Brian P. Kemp, R-Georgia, issued the following news release: On September 17th, Governor Brian P. Kemp announced seventeen (17) appointees to serve on various state boards, authorities, and commissions. Georgia Agricultural Exposition Authority Chy Kellogg has devoted the past three years to being an advocate for agriculture throughout Cobb County. It was when the Chicago native relocated to Georgia that she noticed a disconnect between consumers and produce  more

Ga. Gov. Kemp: Georgia Breaks Jobs Records in August
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 20 -- Gov. Brian P. Kemp, R-Georgia, issued the following news release: Governor Brian P. Kemp today applauded record August job and employment numbers for 2019. Georgia added 20,800 jobs last month, marking the strongest August in the last twenty years and doubling the number of new jobs created in August of 2018. The 20,800 jobs added push Georgia's total job number to a new state record of 4.64 million jobs. "It's a great time to be a Georgian," said Governor Kemp. "  more

Ga. Gov. Kemp: RAI Industrial Fabricators to Build New Facility in Banks County, Create 30 New Jobs
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 19 -- Gov. Brian P. Kemp, R-Georgia, issued the following news release: Governor Brian P. Kemp announced today that RAI Industrial Fabricators, LLC will build a new state of the art steel fabrication facility, creating 30 new jobs and investing $20 million in Martin Bridge. "Georgia's manufacturing industry has seen many wins in recent years, and we are proud that RAI is expanding their already successful operation into Martin Bridge," said Governor Kemp. "As the Top St  more

Ga. Gov. Kemp: Tyson Foods Expands, Creates 100 Jobs in Mitchell Co.
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 18 -- Gov. Brian P. Kemp, R-Georgia, issued the following news release: Governor Brian P. Kemp announced today that Tyson Foods has expanded its existing facility in Camilla, creating 100 new jobs with an investment of $34.2 million. "Georgia's existing industries are a vital component for job growth in every corner of the state," said Governor Kemp. "We are grateful that Tyson Foods is continuing their investment in the State of Georgia and excited for the new opportun  more

Ga. State Sen. Robertson: Senate Study Committee on Revising Voting Rights for Nonviolent Felony Offenders Meeting in Columbus
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 16 -- The Georgia State Senate issued the following news release on the behalf of State Sen. Randy Robertson, R-Cataula: Sen. Randy Robertson (R - Cataula) will host the first meeting of the Senate Study Committee on Revising Voting Rights for Nonviolent Felony Offenders on Friday, September 20th, 2019 at Columbus State University from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. WHO: Sen. Randy Robertson and members of the Senate Study Committee on Revising Voting Rights for Nonviolent  more

Ga. State Sen. Walker: Senate Study Committee on Creating a Georgia Agricultural Marketing Authority Meeting in Perry
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 13 -- The Georgia State Senate issued the following news release on the behalf of State Sen. Larry Walker, R-Perry: Sen. Larry Walker (R - Perry) will hold the second meeting of the Senate Study Committee on Creating a Georgia Agricultural Marketing Authority on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agriculture Center's Agriculture Exposition Authority Board Room in Reaves Arena. You may enter at the Administration Office. The  more

Georgia Democratic Party: Latest Details on Kemp's Budget Cuts Reveal New Low to GA GOP's Assault on Healthcare
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 17 -- The Georgia Democratic Party issued the following news release: As details continue to emerge about the possible consequences of Brian Kemp's extreme and unnecessary budget cuts, the Georgia Recorder reports alarming news for Georgia's already terrible maternal mortality ranking: Kemp's budget cuts are set to cancel state support for Morehouse School of Medicine's groundbreaking program to finally address Georgia's maternal health crisis. Morehouse's program, the   more

Georgia Department of Economic Development: Tyson Foods Expands, Creates 100 Jobs in Mitchell Co.
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 17 -- The Georgia Department of Economic Development issued the following news release: Governor Brian P. Kemp announced today that Tyson Foods has expanded its existing facility in Camilla, creating 100 new jobs with an investment of $34.2 million. "Georgia's existing industries are a vital component for job growth in every corner of the state," said Governor Kemp. "We are grateful that Tyson Foods is continuing their investment in the State of Georgia and excited for   more

Georgia Department of Human Services: Gov. Kemp Celebrates Parental Accountability Court Graduates
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 17 -- The Georgia Department of Human Services issued the following news release: Gov. Brian P. Kemp and First Lady Marty Kemp joined Superior Court Judge Ann B. Harris and leaders from the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) Tuesday to celebrate the first graduates of the Cobb Judicial Circuit's Parental Accountability Court (PAC) program. The ceremony honored five individuals who successfully completed the Cobb PAC program by meeting their child support obligat  more

Georgia Department of Labor: Georgia Sets Records in August
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 19 -- The Georgia Department of Labor issued the following news release: State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said today that Georgia broke records again in August - posting all-time highs in jobs and employment. Georgia had even more positive news in the August preliminary numbers. The state added to its labor force for the first time in six months and saw new unemployment claims fall. "August was the type of month I like to see for Georgia," Butler said. "We gained g  more

Georgia Gov. Kemp Welcomes Applications for U.S. Senate
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 18 -- Gov. Brian P. Kemp, R-Georgia, issued the following news release: Today Governor Brian P. Kemp encouraged all qualified Georgians who want to serve in the U.S. Senate to submit their applications online. "To ensure an open and transparent appointment process, I am encouraging all Georgians who want to serve in the U.S. Senate to submit their name and qualifications," said Governor Kemp. "We will carefully vet the applicants and choose a person who best reflects ou  more

Georgia State Sen. Tillery to Serve on Complete Count Committee
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 16 -- The Georgia State Senate issued the following news release on the behalf of State Sen. Blake Tillery, R-Vidalia: Governor Brian P. Kemp recently appointed Sen. Blake Tillery (R - Vidalia) to serve as a member of the Complete Count Committee in preparation for the upcoming 2020 U.S. Census. The committee is part of a nonpartisan initiative by the Governor's Office of Planning and Budget to count every Georgian in the census. "The 2020 census has implications on pol  more

Georgia State University Health Informatics Offers Master's Degree
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 16 -- Georgia State University issued the following news release: Georgia State University will become the first public university to offer a Master of Science in Health Sciences with a concentration in Health Informatics degree, beginning in spring 2020. Several other universities offer related degrees without the clinical focus. Housed in the Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing and Health Professions, the online master's degree program is for working health care and   more

Georgia State University Researchers to Study Alzheimer's Disease Using Advanced Machine Learning
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 17 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Georgia State University issued the following news release: Vince Calhoun, Distinguished University Professor of Psychology at Georgia State University and director of the Center for Translational Research in Neuroimaging and Data Science, has received a five-year, $3.5 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to use advanced machine learning to identify and separate subtypes of Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's disease is the sixth l  more

Georgia State University: Researchers Find Building Mutations Into Ebola Virus Protein Disrupts Ability to Cause Disease, Activates Protective Immunity
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 19 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Georgia State University issued the following news release: Creating mutations in a key Ebola virus protein that helps the deadly virus escape from the body's defenses can make the virus unable to produce sickness and activate protective immunity in the infected host, according to a study by the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University. The mutated virus even works as a vaccine to protect animals from infection with the vi  more

Georgia State University: Visible, Individual Environmental Actions Are Essential to Global Climate Mitigation Efforts
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 20 [TNSsociologyresearch] -- Georgia State University issued the following news release: When people take climate-friendly actions both observable and widespread in their communities, their friends and neighbors are more likely to take similar actions motivated by visibility and trust, according to research by a Georgia State University economist and colleagues. "Despite the global dimension of climate change, we found local social norms effective in battling it, much l  more

Greenberg Traurig Expands Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice With Alison Elko Franklin in Atlanta
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 19 -- Greenberg Traurig, a law firm, issued the following news release: Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP is expanding its global Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice with the addition of Alison Elko Franklin as a shareholder in the firm's Atlanta office. Franklin, who joins from Dentons, will advise clients on a broad range of restructuring matters, including corporate reorganizations, municipal reform, creditors' rights litigation, and distressed acquisitions. "Al  more

Greenberg Traurig: Ernest Greer Recognized as 2019 National Law Journal Equality Trailblazer
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 20 -- Greenberg Traurig, a law firm, issued the following news release: Ernest LaMont Greer, co-president of Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been recognized as a 2019 Equality Trailblazer by the National Law Journal (NLJ). The list recognizes movers and shakers in the legal industry who have made an impact in their sector through new types of strategies or innovative court cases. Greer's Equality Trailblazer profile appears in a supplemental edition of the NLJ. "Throughout   more

INSIGHT GLOBAL Named One of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Women by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 19 -- Insight Global, a staffing services company, issued the following news: Great Place to Work and FORTUNE have honored Insight Global as one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Women for the second consecutive year. To compile the Best Workplaces for Women rankings, Great Place to Work(R) analyzed anonymous survey feedback representing more than 4.6 million employees at Great Place to Work-CertifiedTM organizations. Employees responded to more than 60 survey questions, a  more

Insight Global: Finding Your New 100%
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 20 -- Insight Global, a staffing services company, issued the following news: By Jessica Calzaretta Finding your new 100% is about achieving total fulfillment and success both personally and professionally as your life and demands evolve. For me, this is a multi-faceted and very dynamic thing. The idea of achieving my 100% has evolved throughout my career as much as my personal life has evolved over the past decade. Sure, this phrase didn't exist in 2009 when I arrived   more

It's 17:00 Somewhere: Delta Creates Immersive Pop-Up Bar in Seattle, Featuring Unique Beers From Around the World
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 19 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Delta is bringing a unique selection of global beers to Seattle for a weekend through an immersive pop-up bar featuring beer from 14 of the more than 55 destinations Delta or its partners serve from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. 17:00 Bar will be open to the public for two days from noon-2 a.m. on both Friday, Oct. 4 and Saturday, Oct. 5 at Sole Repair Shop at 1001 E. Pike St., in Seattle. 17:00 Bar celebrates Seat  more

Jane Goodall Visits Delta Flight Museum, 'JANE' the Movie Featured on Delta Studio
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 13 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Delta is pleased to announce world renowned conservationist, Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and United Nations Messenger of Peace, will be featured on In-Flight Entertainment and visiting Delta this month as the airline's latest partner and one who understands the importance of protecting the world that we all share. Dr. Goodall's partnership and passion complement the company's sustainabilit  more

Kilpatrick Townsend Adds Jessica Truelove to Atlanta Office
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 20 -- Kilpatrick Townsend and Stockton, a law firm, issued the following news release: Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today the addition of Jessica Truelove as an associate in the firm's Atlanta office. She joins the rapidly growing internationally-recognized Trademark and Copyright Team in the firm's Intellectual Property Department. Ms. Truelove spent the past two years as a law clerk for the Hon. Eleanor L. Ross of the U.S. District Court in the Northern Di  more

LexisNexis Risk Solutions Addresses Medication Non-Compliance Through New Predictive Score
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 19 -- LexisNexis issued the following news release: * * * - Social determinants of health data enables increased medication adherence and improved health outcomes * * * LexisNexis(R) Risk Solutions has released a Socioeconomic Health Score that will provide insights on medication adherence for patients on a prescription maintenance regimens. Part of the company's suite of social determinants of health (SDOH) solutions, the score predicts an individual's medication adh  more

LexisNexis Risk Solutions Launches New Drive Optics Solutions Suite Providing End-to-End Driving Risk Data and Analytics
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 17 -- LexisNexis issued the following news release: * * * - Suite of Products Features New DB360 Solution that Aggregates Driver Risk Violation Data and New Vehicle Risk Data for Cutting Edge Pricing, Underwriting and Claims Experience * * * LexisNexis(R) Risk Solutions, a leading provider of data, analytics and technology, today announced the launch of LexisNexis(R) Drive Optics, a solutions suite to enhance driving risk insights for insurers. Drive Optics provides   more

LexisNexis: New 2019 Cybercrime Report Tracks Growing Threat of Networked Cybercrime
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 16 -- LexisNexis issued the following news release: * * * - Attacker Profiles Vary From Lone Fraudsters with a Single Mobile Device Targeting Cross-Industry Organizations to Highly-Organized, Cross-Border Fraud Crime Rings * * * ATLANTA & LOS ANGELES -- LexisNexis(R) Risk Solutions today released at the Digital Identity Summit its Cybercrime Report providing a comprehensive view into the shifting global fraud landscape from January 2019 through June 2019. During this   more

Live From The Southern Economic Competition, RGA Releases New Ad Campaign In Louisiana Governor's Race
WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 -- The Republican Governors Association issued the following news release: RGA Right Direction PAC, an organization supported by the Republican Governors Association (RGA), today released a new multimedia ad campaign in the Louisiana governor's race. The campaign, which includes television and digital advertising, as well as a new website, www.SECRankings.com, highlights Louisiana's last place finish in the "Southern Economic Competition" under Democratic Governor John Bel   more

Louisiana State University: New Coasts, Climates, Humanities & Environment Consortium Funded by Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana, Sept. 17 -- Louisiana State University issued the following news release: In the context of climate instability, there is an urgent need for research on the diversity and complexity of coastal zones and cultures through the environmental humanities. As a result, the Coasts, Climates, the Humanities and the Environment Consortium, or CCHEC, is a new partnership among LSU, University of Florida, University of Georgia and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as well   more

Manheim New England Hosts 'Touch-a-Truck Event' to Benefit Children of Local Firefighting Families
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 18 -- Manheim, a provider of vehicle remarketing services, issued the following news release: What child doesn't enjoy playing with toy fire trucks, police cars, front end loaders and dump trucks? Families from North Dighton, Massachusetts and surrounding communities got to experience up close life-sized versions of these and other public safety and construction vehicles at the third annual "Touch-A-Truck Event" hosted by Manheim New England on Saturday, September 14.   more

Mercer University: Research by Mercer Professor, Alumnus Draws Attention to Unexpected Black Market
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 21 [TNSsociologyresearch] -- Mercer University issued the following news: Research published by a Mercer professor and graduate student is shedding light on a hidden health-care issue. The December 2018 issue of academic journal AIDS and Behavior featured a paper co-authored by Dr. Antonio Saravia, associate professor of economics and director of Mercer's new Center for the Study of Economics and Liberty, and Robert Mueller, who graduated from Mercer in 2017 with a deg  more

Molex Showcases Next-Generation Renovation Utilizing CoreSync Platform at RETHINK Office
LISLE, Illinois, Sept. 16 -- Molex, a manufacturer of total electronic solutions, issued the following news release: Molex will highlight their innovative solutions that revolutionized Georgia-Pacific's landmark Atlanta Headquarters at RETHINK Office: New York conference on September 17th held at the New York Academy of Sciences. The event is focused on educating leadership in the world of digital business transformation. Molex collaborated with Georgia-Pacific (GP), a leading manufacturer of   more

Muscogee County School District Students Selected for State Superintendent's Student Advisory Council
COLUMBUS, Georgia, Sept. 19 -- The Muscogee County School District issued the following news release: In a recent announcement from the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE), six Muscogee County School District were named to serve on State School Superintendent Richard Woods' Student Advisory Council. The students were selected from a pool of more than 1,000 applicants throughout the state. A total of 130 students will serve on the council. The Student Advisory Council consists of middle and  more

Muscogee County School District Teacher Wins National Education Award
COLUMBUS, Georgia, Sept. 16 -- The Muscogee County School District issued the following news release: Columbus High School math teacher, Storie Atkins, was recently recognized as one of the nation's top math teachers by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). Ms. Atkins was named a winner of the Edyth May Sliffe Award, which is given annually to approximately 20 teachers in the United States who have had students perform well in the American Mathematics Competitions (AMC). Award recipie  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving TBR Oberlin Owner
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 18 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1792): In the Matter of Notification by TBR Oberlin Owner, LLC, 100 Peachtree Street Northwest, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in 401 Oberlin Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 6, 2019, TBR Oberlin Owner, LLC (Applicant), filed with the  more

Ogletree Deakins Earns 'Powerhouse' Rankings in BTI Litigation Outlook Report for Eighth Consecutive Year
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 20 -- Ogletree Deakins, a law firm, issued the following news release: Ogletree Deakins, one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is pleased to announce that the firm has earned a "Powerhouse" rankings in the Complex Employment Litigation and Employment Litigation categories of the BTI Litigation Outlook 2020 report. The firm was also named a Litigation Standout in Class Actions and to the Honor Roll in Complex Commercial Litigation. Th  more

Senior Counselor From the Interior Department Joins King & Spalding's D.C. Office
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 18 -- King and Spalding, a law firm, issued the following news release: King & Spalding recruited Marcella Burke, previously senior counselor to Assistant Secretary of Land and Mineral Management within the United States Department of the Interior (DOI), as partner in the Government Matters practice in Washington, D.C. "Marcella has a stellar background advising on critical environmental and energy matters, both in the administration and in private practice," said Wick   more

Squire Patton Boggs Continues to Grow Atlanta Office With Seasoned Data Privacy and Compliance Practitioner
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 18 -- Squire Patton Boggs issued the following news: Squire Patton Boggs is pleased to announce the addition of Glenn A. Brown as of counsel in the firm's Data Privacy & Cybersecurity (DPC) Practice, based in the Atlanta office. Mr. Brown arrives from LexisNexis Risk Solutions, where he served as Senior Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Chief Regulatory Compliance Officer. "Serving as chief architect of a successful, global compliance management system, Glen  more

Troutman Sanders Named a Top 100 Law Firm for Women by WomenInc. Magazine
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 19 -- Troutman Sanders, a law firm, issued the following news release: WomenInc. Magazine has named Troutman Sanders LLP among its 'Top 100 Law Firms for Women.' Firms recognized demonstrated a commitment to women leaders and promotion within the firm and legal community. "We are delighted to be named a 'Top 100 Law Firm for Women,'" said Holly Hill, partner and chief diversity officer at Troutman Sanders. "We have strong women leaders across the firm, and Troutman Sand  more

Troutman Sanders Receives Corporate Volunteer Council of Atlanta's Skills-Based Volunteer IMPACT Award
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 19 -- Troutman Sanders, a law firm, issued the following news release: The Corporate Volunteer Council (CVC) of Atlanta has recognized Troutman Sanders LLP with a Skills-Based Volunteer IMPACT Award. The award highlights companies that integrate skilled volunteerism into their community engagement activities to impact the community and accomplish business objectives. Specifically, Troutman Sanders was recognized for its pro bono work with Christian City, a nonprofit tha  more

Troutman Sanders' Scott Kelly Named an 'Up & Coming' Lawyer in Virginia by Virginia Lawyers Weekly
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 18 -- Troutman Sanders, a law firm, issued the following news release: Scott Kelly, an attorney based in Troutman Sanders' Richmond office, has been named to Virginia Lawyers Weekly's 2019 class of "Up & Coming Lawyers." The "Up & Coming Lawyers" program recognizes those who are making an impact on the legal community in their first 10 years of practice. Kelly is one of 16 attorneys to be recognized. Kelly has been with Troutman Sanders since 2012, joining the firm afte  more

University of Georgia College Receives National Award for Its Commitment to Diversity, Law School's Benham & Robinson Programs Mentioned
ATHENS, Georgia, Sept. 19 -- The University of Georgia College School of Law issued the following news: For the sixth consecutive year, the University of Georgia's far-reaching commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion has been recognized with a national award. The INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award is the only national recognition honoring colleges and universities that exhibit outstanding efforts and success in the area of diversity and inclusion. Rat  more

UPS 'Browns,' Company's Iconic Uniform, Get a Makeover
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 18 -- UPS, a package delivery company and a provider of supply chain management solutions, issued the following news release: UPS "Browns," one of the world's most iconic and recognizable corporate uniforms, are getting a makeover. It's the first major redesign since the early 1920s, and the most significant change since the company's drivers began wearing shorts in the early 1990s. The uniform is currently worn by about 125,000 drivers around the globe. "UPS is in the  more

UPS And HubBox Team Up To Simplify UPS Access Point Location Integration For E-Tailers
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 16 -- UPS, a package delivery company and a provider of supply chain management solutions, issued the following news release: * * * - Software Solution Helps e-Tailers Give Consumers More Flexibility and Control Over Package Deliveries. - Consumers Will Soon Have the Option to Ship Directly to More Than 38,000 UPS Access Point Locations in the U.S. and Europe. * * * As e-commerce continues to surge in popularity, today's busy online shoppers want deliveries made on t  more

UPS Recognized On Dow Jones Sustainability World Index For Seventh Consecutive Year
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 19 -- UPS, a package delivery company and a provider of supply chain management solutions, issued the following news release: * * * - Also named to DJSI North America Index for 15th Straight Year * * * UPS (NYSE: UPS) made the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the seventh consecutive year and the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the 15th straight year. The highly-regarded indices evaluate companies on their sustainability performanc  more