Tennessee Technology & Science

Greg Cain Has Recently Been Recognized by Strathmore’s Who’s Who

2017-06-22

Greg Cain, of Madisonville, Tennessee, has recently been recognized as a Lifetime Member by Strathmore’s Who’s Who for his outstanding contributions and achievements in field of Healthcare. Madisonville, TN, June 22, 2017– About Greg Cain Greg Cain is a Physician Assistant and President of Madisonville Primary Care Group, LLC. Mr. Cain received a B.S. in Political Science from Vanderbilt University, and an M.S., Health Sciences, Physician Assistant, from South College. Mr. Cain was a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Reserves, and a Hospital Corpsman, Radiation Health and Nuclear Medicine, in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Cain’s expertise is in Internal Medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and Vanderbilt University Alumni Group. About Strathmore’s Who’s Who Strathmore’s Who’s Who publishes an annual two thousand page hard cover biographical registry, honoring successful...

Scepter Inc. Increases Production and Safety With Full-Scale High-Ambient Industrial Lighting System Renovation
Scepter Inc. Increases Production and Safety With Full-Scale High-Ambient Industrial Lighting System Renovation

2017-06-10

CandleRay Lighting Company and the Tennessee Valley Authority work with Scepter Ingot Casting to achieve massive energy savings, higher light levels, and increased uptime for the demanding industrial facilities. Nashville, Tennessee, June 9, 2017 – ​Scepter, Inc., the Southeast’s leading industrial ingot manufacturer and aluminum recycler, partnered with CandleRay Lighting Company and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to reduce their Waverly, Tennessee, annual electricity consumption by about 150 kilowatts. In addition to the $95k in new annual energy savings, the TVA

Exclusive: Apple makes iPhone screen fixes easier as states mull repair laws
Exclusive: Apple makes iPhone screen fixes easier as states mull repair laws

2017-06-07

By Stephen Nellis | SAN FRANCISCO Hey Siri, where can I get my cracked iPhone screen fixed? Apple Inc customers will soon have more choices as the company looks to reduce long wait times for iPhone repairs at its retail stores. By the end of 2017, Apple will to put its proprietary machines for mending cracked iPhone glass in about 400 authorized third-party repair centers in 25 countries, company executives told Reuters. Among the first recipients is Minneapolis-based Best Buy, which has long sold and serviced Apple products. The electronics retailer already has one of the screen-repair machines at a Miami-area store and one coming soon to an outlet in Sunnyvale, California. Fixing cracked screens may seem like small potatoes, but it’s a multi-billion-dollar global business. The move is also a major shift for Apple. The company had previously restricted use of...

Minus K Technology Announces Fifth U.S. Educational Giveaway
Minus K Technology Announces Fifth U.S. Educational Giveaway

2017-06-05

Minus K Technology Announces Fifth U.S. Educational Giveaway Minus K Technology will grant at least $20,000* of its superior performing patented Negative-Stiffness low-frequency vibration isolators to colleges in the United States. Inglewood, CA, June 05, 2017– Minus K’s vibration isolators have been used in a wide variety of applications where the elimination low-frequency vibrations is critical, such as microscopy; neuroscience; laser-optical systems; micro-hardness testing; spacecraft testing and more. Past giveaway winners include: Arizona State University, California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, University of Michigan, City University of New York, Northwestern University, Purdue University, Saint Louis University, Saint Olaf College, Stanford University, University of California, Berkley, University of California Merced, University of Tennessee, University of Texas at Dallas, Willamette...

Sport Testing Combine for Young Athletes, Giving Them Same Drills as the Pros, Highlights Full Slate of Music, Activities, Food, Beverages & Shopping in Fan Festival at 2017 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship
Sport Testing Combine for Young Athletes, Giving Them Same Drills as the Pros, Highlights Full Slate of Music, Activities, Food, Beverages & Shopping in Fan Festival at 2017 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship

2017-05-31

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 31, 2017 – Young athletes will have the chance to emulate professional athletes in the Sports Testing Combine at the 2017 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship, as part of the Fan Festival at Talen Energy Stadium in suburban Philadelphia this weekend. Sports Testing uses a combination of testing hardware, monitoring software and applications to assess both general athleticism and sport-specific skills. The tests clearly identify strengths and weaknesses so athletes and coaches can adjust training and competition schedules accordingly using unbiased data. This seamless process enables athletes to view and compare their scores...

Destination Imagination Global Finals Draws Record 1,470 Student Teams to Downtown Knoxville
Destination Imagination Global Finals Draws Record 1,470 Student Teams to Downtown Knoxville

2017-05-30

“To keep a child interested in a creative learning program that emphasizes those elements for over five years and several stages of life is a great testimony to Destination Imagination…,” said Tracy Magee, Ford STEAM Experience Brand Manager. CHERRY HILL, N.J. May 30, 2017 — The 17th annual Global Finals, hosted by Destination Imagination (DI) ended Saturday with teams from 17 countries across the globe – including Australia, Canada, China, Mexico, Saudi Arabia and the United States – celebrating creativity through a series of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math), improvisational and service learning challenges. Students from Texas, China, Colorado, Poland and others earned the first place trophy in their respective categories. Overcast...

The Auto Club Group Selects Guidewire Products to Transform Core, Data, and Digital Capabilities; Capgemini Selected as Implementation Provider
The Auto Club Group Selects Guidewire Products to Transform Core, Data, and Digital Capabilities; Capgemini Selected as Implementation Provider

2017-05-15

DEARBORN, Mich. & FOSTER CITY, Calif. & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Auto Club Group (ACG), the second-largest AAA club in North America, and Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE: GWRE), a provider of software products to Property and Casualty (P&C) insurers, today announced that ACG has selected Guidewire Core, Data, and Digital products to transform its business processes. Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology, and outsourcing services and a Guidewire PartnerConnect® Premier Consulting alliance member, will lead the implementation. The Auto Club Group (ACG) aims to modernize its core systems infrastructure and operations...

District of Columbia's Kára McCullough Crowned Miss USA
District of Columbia's Kára McCullough Crowned Miss USA

2017-05-15

LAS VEGAS, May 15, 2017 — This evening, The Miss Universe Organization crowned Miss District of Columbia USA Kára McCullough Miss USA at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The special programming event aired live on FOX, and featured women who continue to break pageant stereotypes, including a top 5 whose professions include a scientist, a financial literacy advocate, a professional dancer, a pediatric nurse, and a marketing student who emigrated from India. Kára is the second consecutive contestant from District of Columbia to win the competition following Deshauna Barber’s victory in 2016. As the first active military member to hold the Miss USA title, Deshauna was most recently promoted to Captain in the United States Army Reserve. She plans to continue her work in the Army Reserve and pursue a career as a motivational speaker. This marks the first time since 1989 a delegate won the title back-to-back. Born in Naples, Italy to a now-retired...

Winners Announced for NASA, Orbital ATK Rocketry Challenge
Winners Announced for NASA, Orbital ATK Rocketry Challenge

2017-05-12

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., May 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — For the first time in four years, a new team has won NASA’s Student Launch, the agency’s high-powered rocketry challenge, hosted by and held near NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, April 5-8. The River City Rocketry team from the University of Louisville, in Louisville, Kentucky, captured top honors. They’ve proven hard work and determination pays off, literally, taking home a cash prize of $5,000, offered by Orbital ATK of Promontory, Utah, longtime corporate sponsor of the challenge. No stranger to success, this team from the bluegrass state placed second last year. Since 2011, they’ve earned 10 awards, including Best Vehicle Design, Safety Award, Project Award and more. In second place, after a record-setting “four-peat” as champions, is Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee....

Addiction Treatment Facility Celebrates One Year at The University of…
Addiction Treatment Facility Celebrates One Year at The University of…

2017-05-11

Denton, Texas May 11, 2017 — Life of Purpose Treatment celebrates one year of establishing their Denton, Texas facility. Located at the University of North Texas, the program was established on May 9, 2016. As the one first addiction treatment centers on a college campus in the United States, young adults can receive clinical services to address substance misuse on the UNT campus. The facility’s program fits seamlessly into UNT’s continuum of mental health support services offered to students. Denton Life of Purpose serves clients seeking intensive outpatient treatment and academically focused aftercare. Offered as a step down from a primary level of care, or as a stand-alone program, the Life of Purpose Treatment model provides services...

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