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CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The BioBuilder Educational Foundation announced that they are to partner with the Niswonger Foundation on their award of an "Education Innovation and Research" (EIR) Grant from the U.S. Department of Education that will focus on educational opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
DETROIT, Mich., Dec. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- No Fear Café, a co-learning center located in the heart of Detroit, announced the launching of its new online community, "Ready to Learn Circles." Moms and business owners, Alicia McKay and Shanna Sansom, have partnered to launch "Ready to Learn Circles" which is a new virtual program that pairs qualified instructors with early learners ages 2-6, for live, remote, daily Circle Time sessions.
MoSHE and IntelliMedia Networks Partner to Digitally Transform the Ethiopian Vocational Training Sector
LOS ANGELES, Calif. and ADDIS ABEBA, Ethiopia, Dec. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Ethiopian Ministry of Science and Higher Education (MoSHE) agrees to join forces with IntelliMedia Networks Inc. and its local partners Andalem Consulting PLC and United Systems Integrators, to enable a country-wide online learning platform to streamline access to higher learning across Ethiopia and improve quality of education and training for undergraduate and graduate students.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Dr. Natalie Kuldell, Founder and Executive Director of BioBuilder, is being featured by Million Women Mentors, an initiative of STEMconnector, the nation's largest professional services organization dedicated to developing a diverse, STEM-ready workforce.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dream A World Education®, a Los Angeles-based non-profit that delivers virtual and in-classroom arts-based social-emotional learning to young children, announced that their Secrets of the Heart™ TV program has been honored with an Academics' Choice Award.
What I Wish I Was Told: The Vaccine for Racism, Inequality, and Hate Arrives in Form of New Children’s Book Series
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Author/Educator and Chiropractor based in Santa Monica, Dr. Todd Gewant, today announced the release of his 2nd book in the "What I Wish I Was Told" children's book series, "What I Wish I Was Told: Part 2: A Poetic Guide To Unite Us All" (ISBN: 979-8696235394).
AMI Expeditionary Healthcare (AMI) Contracted by CDC to Study Spread of COVID on Univ. of Wisconsin Campuses
RESTON, Va., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AMI Expeditionary Healthcare (AMI) is contracted by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to determine the prevalence of asymptomatic COVID-19 carriers on college campuses and what can be done to slow the spread of the disease.
Foundation for Ensuring Access and Equity Student, Samuel Patterson, III, Selected as 2021 Rhodes Scholar
MARIETTA, Ga., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Foundation for Ensuring Access and Equity announced today that Samuel Patterson, III, has been selected as a 2021 Rhodes Scholar. Patterson, a graduate of Walton High School in Marietta, Georgia, participated in the foundation's nationally recognized College Planning Cohort Program.
Premier Nursing Academy Launches New Florida Center to Train CNAs for Free and Grow Local Healthcare Jobs
PINELLAS PARK, Fla., Nov. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Premier Nursing Academy, an institution offering free, state-approved training to become a certified nursing assistant (CNA), has launched its second Florida location in Bradenton. The new Bradenton location is expected to train as many as 500 students in 2021 from the broader Bradenton and Sarasota metro area.
FLINT, Mich., Nov. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, is pleased to announce that Sue Gilliam, former Director of Technical Services for Genesee Intermediate School District (GISD), has been selected as the recipient of the company's 2020 Partner for Life Award.
Tourette Association of America and American Brain Foundation Offer Clinical Research Training Scholarship with American Academy of Neurology
BAYSIDE, N.Y., Nov. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Tourette Association of America and the American Brain Foundation have announced the 2021 Clinical Research Training Scholarship in Tourette Syndrome that aims to recognize the importance of good clinical research and to encourage young investigators in clinical studies related to Tourette Syndrome.
HERSHEY, Pa., Nov. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Derry Township School District (DTSD) has selected the industry-leading Synergy® Education Platform by Edupoint® Educational Systems for its K-12 student information and learning management needs. The district's cloud-hosted Synergy solution will include Synergy Student Information System (SIS), Synergy MTSS, Synergy Assessment, and Synergy Special Education.
NEWPORT, Ore., Nov. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lincoln County School District (LCSD) has selected the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform by Edupoint Educational Systems for its K-12 student information and learning management needs. The district's cloud-hosted Synergy solution will include Synergy Student Information System (SIS), Synergy Online Registration, and Synergy Special Education.
Creative Kids Virtual Preschool: Virginia Educator Offers Free Curriculum for Parents Amid Pandemic Woes
FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Nov. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The best teachers truly care about their students' lives both inside and outside the classroom, and Denise Shields of Creative Kids Preschool -- and now also Creative Kids Virtual Preschool -- is proving that by her actions during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a press release from the school.
DUXBURY, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Mom's Choice Awards has named Bounce Box as among the best in family-friendly products and services based on a number of elements including production quality, design, educational value, entertainment value, originality, appeal, and cost.
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Few understand the importance of fostering entrepreneurship at an early age quite like Dylan Gambardella and Justin Lafazan. Next Gen's co-founders credit their entrepreneurial success to their learnings - and failures - in launching businesses while still in high school. That is why Next Gen HQ is announcing its acquisition of TrepStart Independent Youth to encourage high school entrepreneurship.
FREDERICK, Md., Oct. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, is facilitating connections between Broadway performers and the Academy of Fine Arts, which brings together more than 80 students across 10 public high schools who are interested in learning visual art, dance, music and theatre.
WILMINGTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Green chemistry education nonprofit Beyond Benign partnered with Dow (NYSE: DOW) at the start of 2020 to encourage academic institutions to engage in the adoption of green chemistry in higher education. Green chemistry is the design of chemical products and processes that generate the least amount of harm and waste possible while maintaining excellent quality.
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Oct. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PainExam, a prestigious CME certified pain medicine board review platform, develops new and exclusive Ultrasound Pain Management CME Courses, schedules next live CME webinar event for Oct. 18, 2020.
OverSightMD Successfully Pilots COVID-19 Tracking and Screening Solution with Tenafly Teen Summer Camp
MILPITAS, Calif., Sept. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The OverSightMD COVID-19 tracking and screening solution was instrumental in providing a safe environment for campers and staff while demonstrating the benefits of routine wellness screenings. The Tenafly Teen Summer Camp in Tenafly, New Jersey deployed the OverSightMD COVID-19 solution prior to the first day of camp and was able to maintain a COVID-19 free camp for the duration of the summer camp schedule.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Wellness Kiosks, LLC announced today that they have launched their PPE and Vending Pharmacy Kiosks at San Diego State University. Amid the spread of new coronavirus cases on recently opened college campuses, San Diego State University took another step in prevention by providing Dr. Wellness PPE and Vending Pharmacy Kiosks across the campus.
LOS GATOS, Calif., Sept. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OverSightMD is committed to ensuring schools across the country like Mulberry School in Los Gatos, California can safely reopen with its COVID-19 tracking and screening solution. OverSightMD has expanded its capabilities from serving front line healthcare workers to now supporting students, teachers, and staff at campuses of any size.
CDL of AL, a Top CDL School in Alabama, Announces All-Time High Application Rate Amidst 2020 Pandemic
SUMMERDALE, Ala., Sept. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CDL of AL, Alabama's premier CDL (commercial driver's license) school, has announced an all-time high application rate. With the far-reaching effects of the COVID-19 pandemic being felt worldwide, commercial truck driving offers a reliable career path, as well as job security.
TUKWILA, Wash., Sept. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- InnovAsian, a national supplier of Asian frozen food products, announced today a new philanthropic effort that will deliver healthy, tasty meals to students and the broader community though Seattle Public Schools (SPS) distribution sites. Because of the pandemic, schools are teaching remotely, and food insecurity is increasing.
Thousands of Postdoc Scholars Driving Innovation to be Recognized During 11th National Postdoc Appreciation Week
ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) announced the 11th annual National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW) will take place September 21 - 25, 2020. NPAW is the nation's largest celebration of postdoctoral scholars who serve at more than 300 institutions, acknowledging the significant contributions these "postdocs" make to U.S. research and discovery.
KENILWORTH, N.J., Sept. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- During this pandemic with major swings in the number of cases at schools you have a situation where institutions are scrambling like never before. Johnstone Supply offers the iWave-C from NuCalgon, patented, self-cleaning needle-point bi-polar ionization technology, with tests showing a 99.4% rate of reduction in Covid-19.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As families transition from summer activities to virtual, in-person, or hybrid schooling this fall, many caregivers are concerned about providing their children with activities that are fun and educational. Green Kid Crafts, a subscription box service centered on STEAM and nature-based activities, launched their Kitchen Table STEAM program on September 2 to give families extra support this fall.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Sept. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EnergyCAP, Inc. (ECI) is pleased to announce a list of notable accomplishments as it celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2020. ECI employees will begin operating from the company's new state-of-the-art, 20,000-square-foot headquarters facility this month.
PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- College is a completely different world from High School. It can be a stressful and, at times, unhappy environment for those struggling to make the adjustment, says Live ADHD Free founder Carol Gignoux, M. Ed. For those students with ADHD, it may even be more so.
Westfall Local School District in Ohio Creates a TV Network, Powered by Livecast365, to Broadcast Educational and Athletic Programs and Events
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Westfall is working with Columbus based digital media company, Livecast365, and their proprietary streaming technology. They pursued their very own dedicated TV network and TV channels to support athletics and education throughout their community.
Money Flows to Talent says BWC Consulting: Why HBCUs Must Fight to Attract More Top Ranked Black Student-Athletes
GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In this third installment of the BWC Consulting's series, the North Carolina-based black-owned economic development firm, with a history of working with black institutions of higher learning, discusses the significance of closing the economic gap between Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Historically White Institutions (HWIs) by leveraging athletic programs.
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- One of the largest school districts in the state of Ohio, Teays Valley, is working with Columbus based digital media company, Livecast365, and their proprietary streaming technology. Teays Valley pursued their very own dedicated TV network and TV channels to support athletics and education within their community.
Talentnook goes nationwide, offering curriculum support and homeschooling programs for K-12 students this Fall
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Talentnook, a California based ed-tech start-up, is offering parents and students affordable online homeschooling school curriculum supplement programs that can be started anytime from any location.
NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ZenTek Consultants is pleased to announce the launch of the ZenTek Civil Engineering Hub, the premier professional tool for anyone who works in the Civil Engineering & Survey industries.
RENO, Nev., Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PILLARZ LLC, a leading K-6 online educator, announced today its "Friends & Family" program., providing parents the opportunity to enroll their child in any PILLARZ educational program for a month and receive a 50% discount for a sibling or friend.
Back by Popular Demand in Calif.: The Young Americans College of the Performing Arts Reopens for Students
CORONA, Calif., July 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- August 10th cannot come fast enough for those students interested in music, performing arts and academics. This is when The Young Americans College of the Performing Arts (yacollege.edu) reopens, bringing back opportunity for students to further their education and make the most of their chances for advancement in the arts.
PLEASANT HILL, Calif., July 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Healthcare Career Pathways, a collaborative educational program created by Mt. Diablo Adult Education; Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda; and Opportunity Junction, is proud to announce the graduation of its third cohort of Certified Nursing Assistants.
St. Louis-based Mentoring Complete, Associated Colleges of Illinois Partner, Offer Career Mentoring Program for College Seniors
ST. LOUIS, Mo. and CHICAGO, Ill., July 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A St. Louis firm, Mentoring Complete, has partnered with Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI), a Chicago nonprofit, to offer a Career Mentoring Program to match Illinois college seniors with business mentors. The mentors help guide the seniors as they launch careers.
CHICAGO, Ill., July 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This fall, Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI) is expanding its College-to-Career offerings to include a Career Mentoring Program which matches college seniors with business mentors who will help guide the students as they launch careers.
RENO, Nev., July 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PILLARZ LLC, (www.pillarzllc.com) announced today remote K-6 education accelerator focused on empowering children focused on Math, Language Arts, Science and Social Studies.
Venturist, Inc. Announces New Virtual Strategy Academy and Virtual Strategy Development Programs Ready To Go
MONTGOMERY, Ala., July 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Venturist, Incorporated announced today that its new Virtual Strategy Academy and Virtual Strategy Development Programs are ready to go!
SAN JOSE, Calif., July 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lincoln Law School of San Jose today announced their Flexible Online LLM and MLS in Intellectual Property, two new programs. Both the LLM IP and the MLS IP programs with a concentration on patents will be available starting this Fall semester 2020 starting in September.
Bay Area Medical Academy Students in California Gain Rare Real-World Experience Testing for COVID-19
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A recent community-led effort to test San Francisco residents for COVID-19, including the unhoused populations in Bayview and Sunnydale/Visitacion Valley gave Bay Area Medical Academy (BAMA) phlebotomy students first-hand experience administering COVID-19 testing to underserved populations.
Public Policy Action Group, Stand Up Delaware’s Reopen Schools Committee submits White Paper to Gov. Carney and Secy. of Education Bunting
DOVER, Del., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stand Up Delaware, a Facebook group launched on April 13, 2020 by two special needs mothers, Lisa McCulley and Didi Figueroa, has formed a "Reopen Schools Committee" for the purpose of composing and launching a White Paper with a common sense, scientific, feasible approach to reopening our schools in Delaware.
CHICAGO, Ill., June 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI) Board of Trustees elected Lyn Bulman, retired executive vice president of global human resources, Fellowes Brands, to a two-year term as board chair. Bulman succeeded Frank D. Cella, managing director, Marsh USA, Inc., who served as ACI's board chair since 2017.
Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) Hosts World Pride Party 2020 via Livestream, a Celebration of Diverse Stories Across the Globe
LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, N.Y., June 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Drag Queen Story Hour announced its inaugural global pride celebration "Drag Queen Story Hour World Pride Party 2020," to be held Saturday, June 27, 2020, at 1 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. PDT / 6 p.m. BST / 7 p.m. CEST) as a livestream. Timed to coincide with the observance of LGBTQ Pride in several cities across the globe.
Associated Colleges of Illinois Employment Data for 2020 Shows Nearly 24,000 Illinois College Alumni Working for Top Companies
CHICAGO, Ill., June 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Updated research shows nearly 24,000 Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI) member college and university alumni are employed by 148 top employers throughout the state. The figures were compiled by ACI this spring, updating the organization's original 2019 Member Employment Data research project.
BERKELEY, Calif., June 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Responding to the recent murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Reverend Ineda Adesanya, CEO, announced that the Chaplaincy Institute ("ChI") is committing to training student chaplains and equipping current chaplains with new tools for spiritual care of those harmed by injustice.
GREENSBORO, N.C., June 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For over 15 years, Bridget Chisholm and her team at North Carolina-based black-owned economic development firm, Building Wealth & Communities (BWC) Consulting, LLC has had first-hand experience with providing high-level financial solutions to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
IRVINE, Calif., June 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California's Ed Tech Joint Powers Authority (Ed Tech JPA) has contracted with Edupoint(r) Educational Systems to provide streamlined procurement of the company's market-leading Synergy Student Information System (SIS) to Ed Tech JPA members under a consortium purchasing agreement, saving members time and resources while ensuring adherence with data privacy and public procurement laws.
WEBB CITY, Mo., June 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A pandemic recess solution is being released by Peaceful Playgrounds Inc. A 6-foot Distancing Playground, the brainchild of award-winning educator and playground designer, Dr. Melinda Bossenmeyer, is an answer sure to thrill millions of children as they return to school in the fall. Why? Dr. Bossenmeyer has saved recess!
Parents and children can help scientists understand how the young mind grows and changes – all from home
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Parents and children can help scientists understand how the young mind grows and changes-all from home! Children Helping Science from the Parent Researcher Collaborative connects families to hundreds of web-based studies of child development and brain function.
Magnifi Group: Record Early Enrollment for Lower Extremity Fellows, Residents & Young Surgeon 3rd Annual Course
SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Magnifi Group, Inc. and Bespa Global, LLC, co-organizers of the program, announced today that despite the change of date for its 3rd Annual Lower Extremity IEP Fellows, Residents and Young Surgeons Course it is still experiencing record early registration. The course, originally scheduled for May 1-3 will take place from Nov. 6-8, 2020 at The Omni Downtown, Austin, Texas.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Magnifi Group, Inc., announced today it is experiencing record early registration for its 10th Annual Spine IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons' Course (Spine Interactive Educational Program). The course will be conducted November 20-22 at The Fairmont Hotel, Austin, Texas.
COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., May 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Perkiomen Valley School District (PVSD) has selected the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform by Edupoint(r) Educational Systems for its K-12 student information management needs. The district's Synergy solution will include Synergy Student Information System, Synergy Online Registration, and Synergy Special Education. PVSD serves over 5,500 students in the Philadelphia region.
Pneuma Solutions launches a free service that redefines the way students with special needs are provided instructional materials
MIAMI, Fla., April 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today Pneuma Solutions launched a free service that redefines the way students with special needs are provided instructional materials. Based on Pneuma's Augmented Document Remediation technology, Scribe for Education allows teachers in K-12 to upload image files to a secure cloud service that provides near real time conversion.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- March 30, 2020 marked the 22nd anniversary of California Safe Schools (CSS) a celebrated children's environmental health and justice coalition founded by Robina Suwol in 1998 after grade school students, including Robina's two sons, were sprayed with the herbicide Princep, as they headed to class.
GAINESVILLE, Fla., April 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the University of Florida Lastinger Center for Learning, in an effort to keep all students learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, launched a new resource hub of free resources for students, parents and teachers. As students navigate distance learning, these research-based tip sheets and videos will lighten the burden.
NY Public Library Partners with Online Tutoring Service Brainfuse to Give all NY Students Access to Free, Remote, One-on-One Homework Help
NEW YORK, N.Y., April 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The New York Public Library has partnered with online tutoring service Brainfuse to offer all New York area students access to free after-school homework help, including virtual 1-on-1 tutoring in a wide range of subjects for K-12 students.
MIAMI, Fla., April 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Papa Inc, a Miami-based company that brings college students and older adults together, is providing wellbeing checks for isolated members, in partnership with AvMed.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dream A World Education, an LAUSD and Hawthorne School District provider of arts and social-emotional education working in areas of extreme poverty, has turned school closures into an opportunity to move their artists from classrooms to television and virtual recyclable programming.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Magnifi Group, Inc., a global leader in dynamic online training solutions through its FDA-Compliant Learn-WiseGo eLearning Platform, has released its COVID-19 course at no cost to its global client base and is available for public purchase.
FULLERTON, Calif., April 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Standard routine chemical cleaning and sanitizing are not enough to battle the bacteria and viruses found in many different work environments, says Disinfect Schools (DisinfectSchools.com).
Phenomenology and ‘Ain’t Too Proud’ Star, Jawan Jackson, Hits a High Note with Students During Pandemic
FREDERICK, Md., April 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, is teaming up with Jawan Jackson, star of the hit Broadway musical "Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations," to encourage high school musical theater students in Frederick, Maryland.
Beyond Benign Receives Grant from MilliporeSigma to Support Green Chemistry Education at Universities
WILMINGTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Green chemistry education nonprofit Beyond Benign has received a grant from life science company MilliporeSigma to develop laboratory resources for universities. The life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany operates as MilliporeSigma in the U.S. and Canada.