NY Professor Wins 2017 March of Dimes Prize

C. David Allis, PhD, The Rockefeller University, received the 2017 March of Dimes and Richard B. Johnston, Jr. MD Prize in Developmental Biology for pioneering research that holds great promise to improve the health of babies. (PRNewsfoto/March of Dimes)

For his pioneering research to help prevent and treat premature birth and birth defects, C. David Allis, PhD, of The Rockefeller University in New York, has been awarded the 2017 March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology. “I’m grateful to the March of Dimes not only for this prestigious award, but also for being so …

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Rent the Runway, UBS Name Entrepreneur Winners

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NEW YORK — Rent the Runway Foundation and UBS have announced the winners of the second annual Project Entrepreneur (PE) venture competition. The three companies were among 200 female founders who participated in the two-day PE Intensive, and were selected from 12 finalists that pitched their businesses to a panel of investor judges. The winners …

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2017 Pulitzer Prize Winners Revealed

The 2017 Pulitzer Prize winners in Journalism were announced today by the Columbia School of Journalism. Winners receive a $15,000 cash prize. The New York Times won two awards and a freelance photographer that was published in the NY Times also won a Pulitzer. The NY Daily News also won an award with ProPublica. Below …

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ABC Announces Oscar Award Presenters

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Oscar producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced the final slate of presenters for the 89th Oscars telecast. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live tomorrow, February 26, on the ABC Television Network. The red carpet begins at 7 p.m. and the ceremony starts at 8:30 p.m. The presenters, including past Oscar …

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Top Products Named for 2017

NEW YORK — Product of the Year, the world’s largest award for product innovation voted for by consumers, has announced the winners of the 2017 Product of the Year Awards. A national survey of 40,000 consumers conducted by research firm Kantar TNS helps determine the Product of the Year winners each year. The 28 winners …

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Martha Stewart Names 2016 American Made Honorees

NEW YORK — Martha Stewart and editors of her magazine have announced the honorees for the the fifth annual Martha Stewart American Made program. The nationally recognized platform highlights the next generation of American artisans; celebrating those who have turned their passions for hand-crafted, well-made goods into small businesses. The winners will be recognized in a two-day …

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Adweek Names 2016 Brand Genius Class

NEW YORK — Adweek has chosen its 2016 Brand Geniuses, the masterminds of marketing, and Brand Visionary and Brand Save honorees. The 27th annual Adweek Brand Genius celebrates the best and brightest minds in marketing across ten distinct categories. The 2016 award show will take place on Tuesday, October 25 at The Rainbow Room in New York City. Adweek’s Brand …

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HBO Wins 22 Emmy Awards

Premium cable network HBO received 22 Primetime Emmy Awards, the most of any network for the 15th year in a row, at Sunday night’s 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards competition in Los Angeles. “Game of Thrones” led all programming with 12 Emmys and set a record for most Emmy wins ever by a show with 38, …

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Fortress Named Hybrid Hedge Fund of Year

NEW YORK — Fortress Investment Group was named “Hybrid Hedge Fund Manager of the Year” by Institutional Investor at the magazine’s 14th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards. The award recognizes outstanding achievement by the Drawbridge Special Opportunities Funds, Fortress’s flagship credit hedge fund strategy. Fortress has previously been recognized by Institutional Investor as “Institutional Hedge …

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Complete List of ESPY Award Winners

The biggest stars from the worlds of sports and entertainment gathered at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Wednesday night to celebrate the best sports moments of the year at The 2016 ESPYS. The show was hosted by WWE Superstar John Cena and aired on ABC. LeBron James took home his third Best Male Athlete …

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EY Names Entrepreneurs of the Year for NY

NEW YORK — EY has announced the winners of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award in the New York Region. This year, 2016, marks the award’s 30th anniversary. This group of leading entrepreneurs were selected by an independent judging panel made up of previous winners of the award, leading CEOs, private capital investors and …

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2016 Gerald Loeb Award Winners Announced

NEW YORK — Journalists from across the nation gathered last night at Capitale in Manhattan for the 2016 Gerald Loeb Awards banquet. The Gerald Loeb Awards are among the highest honors in journalism, recognizing the work of journalists whose contributions illuminate the world of business, finance and the economy for readers and viewers around the …

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CBS Extends Grammy Deal Thru 2026

CBS and The Recording Academy have announced an extended agreement to keep the GRAMMY Awards on the CBS Television Network through 2026. The  deal will keep the awards on CBS, its home since 1973, for 54 consecutive years, establishing a new record for the longest continuous partnership between an awards show and a broadcaster in television …

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