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  • Friday, June 26, 2020 01:31 PM
    More locals earn college, university honors and degrees - The San Diego Union-Tribune
    More colleges and universities have announced the names of students who earned degrees or academic honors at the conclusion of the spring term. Below are some of those announced thus far. Additional students will be recognized in the July 2 issue.* * * * *Several locals were among the approximately 4,050 undergraduate and graduate students awarded degrees by Georgia Institute of Technology. The students were honored during a virtual celebration on May 1. They will also be honored during in-person commencement ceremonies to be held on the Atlanta campus later this year.Among the graduates were:• Jacob Anderson of ZIP code ...
  • Friday, June 26, 2020 01:39 AM
    The Coca-Cola Company Announces Timing of Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Release
    ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE[1])--The Coca-Cola Company today announced it will release second quarter 2020 financial results on July 21 before the New York Stock Exchange opens. The release will be followed by an investor conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET to discuss the results.The company invites investors to join a webcast for this event at www.coca-colacompany.com/investors[2]. Downloadable files of the earnings call audio recording, as well as a transcript, will be available within 24 hours after the call on the company’s website.About The Coca-Cola CompanyThe Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is a total beverage company, offering over 500 brands in more than 200 ...
  • Thursday, June 25, 2020 02:24 PM
    Meissa Vaccines Appoints Robert Jordan, Ph.D., Vice President, Research and Development
    SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE[1])--Meissa Vaccines[2] (“Meissa”), a biotechnology company developing vaccines to prevent viral respiratory infections, announced today that the company has appointed Robert Jordan, Ph.D., Vice President, Research and Development. Dr. Jordan has more than 20 years of virology research and antiviral drug development experience in both academia and industry. He was most recently Director, Virology at Vir Biotechnology, and previous to that, he was Director, Biology at Gilead Sciences.“Rob is joining Meissa at a critical point as we have just completed initial clinical studies for our first vaccine candidate for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), validating our vaccine ...
  • Thursday, June 25, 2020 02:24 PM
    BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE[1])--Global Prior Art[2] (GPA), the leading provider of patent research and analytics services, today announced that Chris Smyth has joined GPA as Vice President, Business Development, effective June 1, 2020.In this role, Mr. Smyth is responsible for overseeing the sales, marketing, and business development efforts of the firm, and the launch of new IP and strategic services, which previously were available to only a handful of firms. GPA, with a dedicated client base of leading law firms and companies and a reputation as the most trusted name in patent research, is poised to expand its capabilities and relationships over ...
  • Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:38 PM
    Demanding a 14-day coronavirus quarantine is one thing, enforcing it is another, experts say - NBC News
    Good luck with that.That, in a nutshell, was the take Wednesday from public health and policing experts after the governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut announced that travelers from states where the coronavirus is raging would be required to self-quarantine for two weeks[1].They said that the order is unenforceable and that it borders on the unconstitutional, and one pundit suggested that it smacked of political payback against Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, who had required New Yorkers to self-quarantine for two weeks back in March when coronavirus cases were spiking in the state."I don't know how you enforce something ...
  • Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:21 AM
    'Generation Resilient' has lived through a pandemic, an economic collapse and a social upheaval. And it's only June (opinion) - CNN
    Then the pandemic struck -- and, within weeks, everyone in Godfrey's 11-person household was infected or exhibiting coronavirus symptoms. Still, she says, "I kept reminding myself -- it could be worse: one of them could die."Around the same time, Catie O'Reilly had landed a health care consultancy job in San Francisco, which she planned to start soon after her graduation from Vanderbilt University. But her hopes of beginning the next chapter of her life -- and paying down her $15,000 in student loans -- were soon dashed.As Covid-19 wreaked havoc on the economy, the consultancy firm pushed back her start ...
  • Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:13 AM
    Why even ‘the Atlanta way’ faces a reckoning on policing
    The arrest of former officer Garrett Rolfe on murder charges for shooting Rayshard Brooks has put Atlanta at the forefront of a wrenching debate over race, class, and the use of deadly force by police.For Georgia novelist Tina McElroy Ansa, a former Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter, the protests have created a discomfort rarely seen in a city that prides itself on racial peace.“In some ways, Atlanta is not a Southern city, nor a Western city, nor a Northern city, but it reacts in a different way – the ‘too busy to hate’ thing,” says Ms. Ansa. “Atlanta is a different kind ...
  • Thursday, June 25, 2020 07:48 AM
    Usa Technologies Inc (USAT) Q3 2020 Earnings Call Transcript - The Motley Fool
    Image source: The Motley Fool.Usa Technologies Inc (OTC:USAT[1])Q3 2020 Earnings CallJun 24, 2020, 4:30 p.m. ETContents:Prepared RemarksQuestions and AnswersCall ParticipantsPrepared Remarks:OperatorLadies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by, and welcome to the USA Technologies Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2020 Earnings Conference Call.[Operator Instructions]I would now like to hand your conference over to your first speaker today, Alicia Nieva-Woodgate, VP of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations for USA Technologies. Please go ahead.Alicia V. Nieva-Woodgate -- Vice President of Corporate Communications and Investor RelationsThank you, and good afternoon, everyone.Welcome to the USA Technologies third quarter fiscal 2020 earnings conference call. With me on the ...
  • Thursday, June 25, 2020 07:04 AM
    Smith stiffened. Even though the crisis, at that point, appeared contained to China, hesensed that it would eventually move to the United States. He had made billions of dollars as a software pioneer in part by reading transaction data and then anticipating what would come next. And this was what he thought would come next: an economic crisis that would disproportionately decimate black-owned businesses, like the two-year recession Smith, 57, witnessed in the 1970s while growing up in Denver. It was going to happen again, he thought. He was right.“I got a bunch of canaries in a bunch of coal ...