Park Aerospace Corp. Announces Appointment of Cory L. Nickel As Vice President and General Manager

NEWTON, Kan., Oct. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Park Aerospace Corp. (NYSE-PKE) announced the appointment of Cory L. Nickel as its Vice President and General Manager. In this position, Mr. Nickel will report to Mark Esquivel, Park’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

Cory joined Park Aerospace Corp. in 2011 as a Solution Treater Operator. He then served as Second Shift Production Supervisor between 2012 and 2013, Production Manager between 2013 and 2014, Materials Manufacturing Manager between 2014 and 2015, and Production Control Manager between 2015 and 2017. In 2017, Cory was promoted to Operations Manager. Prior to joining Park, Cory served as a local High School Science Teacher with a focus on chemistry, physics and manufacturing technology. Cory received a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Emporia State University with endorsements in chemistry, physics and physical science.

Brian Shore, Park’s Chairman and CEO, said “Cory started with

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In the vice presidential debate, only one candidate looked into the camera and spoke to ‘you’

Because television is a visual medium, what is seen often registers more vividly than what is said. From prestige dramas to reality-show schlock, TV relies on character contrasts, the sharper the better. Much the same is true of politics, whose practitioners like to speak of the importance of “optics.”

Wednesday night’s vice presidential debate between Mike Pence and Kamala Harris was a study in contrasts that went well beyond their parties and positions. It may not have been riveting television, but it was revealing television.

The most significant difference, of course, was built into the evening from the start. History was made by the simple act of Harris, the first woman of color on a major-party ticket, sharing a stage (from a distance of 12 feet) with Pence. Another welcome, impossible-to-miss distinction was the evening’s civility compared with last week’s demolition derby masquerading as a presidential debate, which featured President

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Why There Are More Animals From North America In South America Than Vice Versa

KEY POINTS

  • There was an exchange of animals from North and South America during the GABI
  • Why there were more animals of North American origin in South America than vice versa has been a mystery
  • A team of researchers may have found an explanation for the disparity
  • It’s possible that many South American mammals actually went extinct

Why are there more South American animals of North American origins than North American animals of South American origin? A team of researchers found a possible explanation for the long-held puzzle.

The American continents weren’t always connected but tens of millions of years ago when the land bridge of Panama formed and connected North and South America, there was an exchange of animals between the once separated lands. Called the Great American Biotic Exchange (GABI), it is considered as one of the greatest biogeographical events.

However, one thing that has been puzzling paleontologists

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Wastewater Treatment Industry Veteran Keith Williams Joins BCR as Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Today BCR announced that Keith Williams has joined the company as vice president of sales and marketing. Bringing more than 38 years of experience across water and wastewater treatment technologies, Mr. Williams will lead BCR’s sales team with a focus on municipal markets. This will include managing and growing industry relationships with rep firms who bring technologies to municipal wastewater treatment plants within their regional markets.

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Water industry Veteran, Keith Williams, joins BCR Inc. to head up Sales and Marketing. (Photo: Business Wire)

“We are excited to have Keith onboard to continue to grow sales outreach across the range of decision makers involved with the selection of biosolids process technology,” said Joshua Scott, BCR CEO. “With Keith’s sales leadership and guidance, our goal is to become one of the industry leaders for biosolids treatment technology.”

“As I learned more

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NorthStar Medical Technologies, LLC Announces Promotion of CFO Paul Estrem to Executive Vice President and Appointment to NorthStar Board of Managers – Press Release

BELOIT, Wis.–(Business Wire)–NorthStar Medical Technologies, LLC, a global innovator in the development, production and commercialization of diagnostic and therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals, today announced the promotion of Chief Financial Officer Paul Estrem, to Executive Vice President. Mr. Estrem has also been appointed to the NorthStar Board of Managers, effective October 12, 2020, and continues to report to President and Chief Executive Officer Stephen Merrick. Mr. Estrem joined NorthStar in November, 2018, as Senior Vice President and CFO. He has more than 30 years of relevant financial experience in the life science and medical technology industries.

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Paul Estrem, Executive VP and CFO, NorthStar Medical Technologies (Photo: Business Wire)

Paul Estrem, Executive VP and CFO, NorthStar Medical Technologies (Photo: Business Wire)

“Paul’s strong combination of leadership and financial experience in growing successful organizations has served NorthStar exceptionally well since he joined the Company,” said Stephen Merrick, President and Chief Executive Officer of NorthStar. “As a

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Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes has no ties to Vice, CEO says

Vice Media is once again working to distance itself from its co-founder, Gavin McInnes, who set much of the tone for the company in its early days before going on to found the Proud Boys, the far-right group whose ideology ​has been labeled “misogynistic, Islamophobic, transphobic, and anti-immigration” by the Anti-Defamation League.



Gavin McInnes talking on a cell phone: Vice Media co-founder and conservative speaker Gavin McInnes reads a speech written by Ann Coulter to a crowd during a conservative rally in Berkeley, California on April 27, 2017. (Photo by Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)


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Vice Media co-founder and conservative speaker Gavin McInnes reads a speech written by Ann Coulter to a crowd during a conservative rally in Berkeley, California on April 27, 2017. (Photo by Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Wednesday night, one day after President Donald Trump failed to disavow the Proud Boys during a presidential debate, instead telling them to “stand back and stand by,” Vice Media CEO ​Nancy Dubuc sent an email to her staff to reassure them that the media company has no current connection with McInnes.

“I’m sure we’re all still trying to make

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Vice News releases body camera video that purports to show moments after officers raided Breonna Taylor’s apartment

One video shows an officer, which Vice News says appears to be former Detective Brett Hankison, entering Taylor’s apartment after the shootings and ask about shell casings that are on the floor. He’s soon told by another unidentified officer that he should “back out” until LMPD’s Public Integrity Unit arrives. Hankison’s attorney declined to comment on the video.

No officer who took part in the March 13 raid was charged for Taylor’s actual killing. A grand jury instead leveled three counts of felony wanton endangerment against Hankison, state Attorney General Daniel Cameron said last week. The counts pertain to Hankison allegedly firing blindly through a door and window, with bullets entering an adjacent apartment where a pregnant woman, a man and a child were home, according to the state attorney general.

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Bihar govt notifies appointment of BSHEC vice chairman and three VCs as members





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Barely a few hours before the announcement of the assembly election, Bihar filled the key position for higher education. The government notified the appointment of Prof Kameshwar Jha for the second term at the Bihar State higher education council (BSHEC) late Thursday evening. It had already been cleared by the Governor earlier.

Besides, it also notified three vice-chancellors as members. They are Central University of South Bihar (CUSB) VC HSC Rathore, Patna University VC Girish Kumar Choudhary, and Munger University VC RK Verma.

The position of SHEC Vice-chairman had remained vacant for over one and a half years since the term of Jha, the first vice-chairman of the SHEC, had ended on March 28, 2019. The education minister happens to be the ex-officio chairman of the apex higher education body in the state.

BSHEC is a mandatory requirement under the Rashtriya Uchchatara Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA)

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Erin Levzow Joins Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. as Vice President Marketing Technology

LAKE FOREST, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. (“Del Taco” or the “Company”), (NASDAQ: TACO), the nation’s second largest Mexican quick service restaurant* (MQSR), today announced that Erin Levzow is appointed to the new position of Vice President Marketing Technology. Levzow brings a wide breadth of experience in marketing, marketing technology, mobile apps and ordering technology, as well as building loyalty and rewards programs, across multiple industries.

“As the technology space becomes more critical for customer engagement every year, we continue to plan and execute against building competitive and innovative systems for our brand,” said Tim Hackbardt, Chief Marketing Officer of Del Taco. “We are pleased to welcome Erin to the Del Taco team to carry forward our marketing technology efforts. I know her experience shaping successful digital, martech and ecommerce strategies will make a tremendous impact on the ways we engage with our guests and differentiate our fresh

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Prof. Juan de Pablo appointed Vice President for National Laboratories, Science Strategy, Innovation and Global Initiatives

Prof. Juan de Pablo has been appointed Vice President for National Laboratories, Science Strategy, Innovation and Global Initiatives at the University of Chicago, effective immediately.

In his new role, de Pablo—currently the Vice President for National Laboratories, the Liew Family Professor in Molecular Engineering and senior scientist at Argonne National Laboratory—will help drive and support the University’s science, technology and innovation efforts, along with their connection to policy and industry. In close consultation with President Robert J. Zimmer, and in close collaboration with Provost Ka Yee C. Lee, deans and faculty, he will help shape emerging strategic scientific and technological initiatives. He also will provide oversight of entrepreneurship and innovation activities at the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, in close partnership with Madhav Rajan, the dean of Chicago Booth.

De Pablo also will work to build global academic partnerships, extend the reach of the University’s research collaborations with international

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