Posts from GovConWire for 11/07/2014

November 7 Morning Report: GovCon Index Up on Thursday’s Close

The GovCon Index closed Thursday at 68.486, up 0.086 or 0.126 percent.         Top Percentage Gainers Company Stock Price % Change Exelis Inc. 29.71 1.58% ICF International Inc…
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Willie May: NIST, University of Maryland Open Joint Quantum Computing Research Center

The National Institute of Standards and Technology and the University of Maryland have collaborated to build a new center that will preform studies on how to store, process and transmit data using quantum architecture…
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Lockheed, University of Arizona Partner to Operate UK’s Infrared Telescope; Matthew Bold Comments

Lockheed Martin and the University of Arizona have teamed up to operate the United Kingdom’s Maunakea, Hawaii-based infrared telescope. The team will collaborate with NASA‘s Orbital Debris Program Office at the Johnson Space Center to study the impact of space debris on satellites and communication, Lockheed Martin said Thursday…
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Dana Keefer Appointed VP for Talent Mgmt at Northrop

Dana Z. Keefer has joined Northrop Grumman as the new vice president for talent management and development. She will serve as the company lead in employee engagement, professional development, talent acquisition and retention, and succession planning efforts, Northrop said Thursday…
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Report: White House Eyes Constructive Talks with GOP-led Congress

Defense analysts believe the recent elections could open a window of opportunity for President Barack Obama and Republican lawmakers to cooperate on fiscal initiatives, Breaking Defense reported Thursday
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Erik Buice: Northrop to Continue Maintaining NIH’s Pathogen Data Repositories

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a potential $27 million follow-on contract to help a National Institutes of Health organization update and maintain web-based repositories of viral pathogenic data…
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