The USA Science & Engineering Festival Revolutionizing STEM Education Through Groundbreaking Nifty Fifty Program
(Photo: Allan Henry, USA TODAY Sports) Story Highlights Only two of the six foursome matches were finished because of a long rain delay The USA maintained a 1-point lead Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley scored for the USA SHARE 5 CONNECT 19 TWEET COMMENTEMAILMORE DUBLIN, Ohio The weather-plagued Presidents Cup was delayed for the second consecutive day as 0.82 inches of rain fell on Muirfield Village Golf Club on Friday, causing a stoppage of play for 2 hours, 34 minutes. After this delay, however, the Americans stayed the course with their advantage and remained in the lead in the biennial match-play bout. PRESIDENTS CUP: Plenty of revelry The USA, which had its momentum weaken in the aftermath of Mother Nature’s wrath on Thursday and lost its 5-0-1 advantage to win just 3 points on the first day, earned one victory after Friday’s delay and remained in the lead in two other matches in the first foursomes session (alternate shot). When darkness halted play on Friday, the Americans led 4-3 with only two matches completed. The USA leads in two of the uncompleted matches, 3 up in each, and the Internationals lead in the other two matches, 1 up and 4 up. DAY 2: Presidents Cup scoreboard World No. 1 Tiger Woods and new partner Matt Kuchar, who have made 15 birdies as a team through 26 holes, have seven birdies already in their match against Charl Schwartzel and Louis Oosthuizen and lead 3 up through 12. The USA, which leads the series 7-1-1 and has won the last four, needs 17 points to retain the Cup. Play will resume Saturday at 7:35 a.m. ET. Officials hope to start the third session five fourballs (better ball) matches by 8:33 a.m.
1 they look forward to another event in Milwaukee. aMilwaukee proved to be an excellent host in 2013 and the support from the city, as well as key organizations and individuals, helped make the event memorable for nationas top amateur triathletes,a said Rob Urbach , USA Triathlonas CEO. An Olympic-distance race scheduled for Aug. 9, 2014 consists of a 1,500-meter swim, 40-kilometer bike race and 10-kilometer run. A sprint race on Aug. 10, 2014 is comprised of a 750-meter swim, 20-kilometer bike race and 5-kilometer run. Both races will include the nationas top age-group fields and qualify members for Team USA, a select group of amateur triathletes who will represent the U.S. at the 2015 International Triathlon Union World Championships in Chicago. Athletes who have qualified for Olympic-Distance Nationals between July 10 and Sept. 15 will receive an email during the week of Sept. 30 with registration instructions. Additional qualifying emails will be sent as athletes qualify through Aug.
USA Triathlon prepares for return to Milwaukee
Markets closed Alon USA Announces Third Quarter 2013 Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule Press Release: Alon USA Energy, Inc. Wed, Oct 2, 2013 4:10 PM EDT 10.03 -0.1200 DALLAS, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Alon USA Energy, Inc. ( ALJ ) (“Alon”) today announced that it plans to release its third quarter 2013 financial results on Thursday, November 7, 2013 after the market closes. In conjunction with the release, Alon has scheduled a conference call, which will be broadcast live over the Internet on Friday, November 8, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time (10:30 a.m. Central Time). What: Alon USA Energy, Inc. Third Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call When: Friday, November 8, 2013 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time Where: Live via phone by dialing 1-877-941-9205 or 480-629-9771, for international callers, and asking for the Alon USA Energy call at least 10 minutes prior to the start time. Investors may also listen to the conference live on the Alon corporate website, http://www.alonusa.com , by logging on that site, clicking “Investor Center” and then “Alon USA Energy, Inc.” A telephonic replay of the conference call will be available through November 22, 2013 and may be accessed by calling 1-800-406-7325 or 303-590-3030, for international callers, and using the passcode 4642298#. A web cast archive will also be available at www.alonusa.com shortly after the call and will be accessible for approximately 90 days. For more information, please contact Donna Washburn at Dennard-Lascar Associates at 713-529-6600 or email firstname.lastname@example.org . Alon USA Energy, Inc., headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is an independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products, operating primarily in the South Central, Southwestern and Western regions of the United States. The Company directly owns crude oil refineries in California, Louisiana and Oregon, with an aggregate crude oil throughput capacity of approximately 144,000 barrels per day. Alon USA also owns 100% of the general partner and approximately 82% of the limited partner interests in Alon USA Partners, LP ( ALDW ), which owns a crude oil refinery in Texas with an aggregate crude oil throughput capacity of approximately 70,000 barrels per day. Alon USA is a leading producer of asphalt, which it markets through its asphalt terminals predominately in the Western United States.
Alon USA Announces Third Quarter 2013 Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule
This years program will include schools in Maryland, Virginia, New York, California, and Washington, D.C., and is on its way to expanding to a fifty state effort. Schools can still apply to take part by going to: http://www.usasciencefestival.org/schoolprograms/niftyfifty.html . The goal of the Festival is to create wonder and to inspire young people, said Larry Bock, founder of the USA Science & Engineering Festival. He added, The Nifty Fifty program is at the very core of our mission to stimulate and motivate students, exposing them to incredible role models who open new pathways for their futures in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. An incredibly diverse group of leading science and technology visionaries are taking part in this years Nifty Fifty, including: Dr. ReggieBrothers, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, who ensures that America remains safe through science and technological innovation; Dr. Elizabeth Cottrell, Geologist, Smithsonian Institution, who will take students on a journey to the center of the Earth with her latest findings on volcanoes and the planets core and mantle; Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, Physician and Scientist, NIAID, who as Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease serves as a key advisor to the White House on a wide range of health issues, from the global AIDS epidemic to bioterrorism; Dr. Diandra Leslie-Pelecky, who studies the physics of NASCAR when not researching nanoscience; Dr. Donald A. Thomas, Astronaut, who has been on four different Space Shuttle missions but now focuses on motivating the next generation of young scientists as director of Towson Universitys Hackerman Academy of Mathematics and Science; Dr.