Fifth Annual Philip K. Dick Sci Fi Fest
Den of Geek USFifth Annual Philip K. Dick Sci Fi Fest Coming to NYCDen of Geek USPhilip K. Dick, who dared to dream electric dreams, wrote the novel that created the BBC series The Man in the High Castle. He also wrote the books that the films Minority Report, A Scanner Darkly, and Total Recall were based on. Dick is best known for ...
Posted on 17 April 2017 | 9:55 am
UO's Charles Martinez named to Knight
AroundtheOUO's Charles Martinez named to Knight ProfessorshipAroundtheOThe University of Oregon's Charles Martinez was recently named a Philip H. Knight Professor for his leadership in prevention science and commitment to improving education, health and social services for underserved communities. The UO College of ...
Posted on 17 April 2017 | 5:54 am
CIT training leads to officer saving
Oak RidgerCIT training leads to officer saving potential jumper's lifeOak Ridger... M. Purkey, Brittany Streetman, Shain Vowell and Mark Whaley; Blount Memorial Security, Jonathan P. Bailey; Rocky Top Police Department, David Campbell and Todd Johnston; Oak Ridge Police Department, Gary Beaty, Charles R. Crothers, Philip Knight, ...
Posted on 12 April 2017 | 1:09 pm
Network Startup Resource Center honored for
AroundtheONetwork Startup Resource Center honored for world outreachAroundtheOAdriene Lim, dean of Libraries and Philip H. Knight Chair, noted that the center is a valued collaborator in harmony with the library's goals and mission. “Through their work, they provide access to information, enhance intellectual freedom and ...
Posted on 11 April 2017 | 5:29 am
California universities gained the highest
SFGateCalifornia universities gained the highest amount of donations by wealthy donors, data showsSFGateLast year, Nike co-founder Philip Knight donated $400 million to Stanford University, the highest amount a single California university received from a donor. If you think $400 million is a great deal, think again. Knight and his wife Penny Knight also ...
Posted on 7 April 2017 | 4:05 am
Nike Chairman Philip Knight, Set to Exit,
Philip H. Knight, Nike’s co-founder and chairman, said on Tuesday that he planned to step down, and that he wanted to pass the company’s reins to Mark Parker, the president and chief executive. Mr. Knight said in a statement released by the company ...
Posted on 30 June 2015 | 12:35 pm
Nike’s Bold Push Into Soccer Entangled It
Signaling its importance to the company, the agreement was signed by Nike co-founder Philip Knight, President Tom Clarke, soccer chief Sandy Bodecker and soccer sports-marketing director Cees van Nieuwenhuizen, according to a translation of the contract in ...
Posted on 4 June 2015 | 11:19 am
Athlete of the Week: Philip Knight
This week's Athlete of the Week is Philip Knight of Covenant Academy's basketball team. "It's a lot of fun. I really enjoy being able to come out and be with the guys, play with the team," says Knight, senior forward for the Rams. "Philip's a great kid.
Posted on 18 December 2014 | 7:50 am
Traditionally innovative: A must-know
Co-founder Philip Knight is currently Chairman of NIKE. Formerly the President and CEO, he’s been a vital change agent throughout the history of NIKE. He started out selling shoes from the back of a car at athletic events. In its first year ...
Posted on 2 December 2014 | 5:09 am
Cyclist who died after being hit by alleged
A cyclist killed by an alleged hit-and-run driver in Gloucester has been named as Alan Philip Knight. The 64-year-old, of Stroud Road in the city, was delivering newspapers on his bike when he was in collision with a BMW car at 7am on September 26.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 1:02 am