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Education News Archive - September 14, 2006

PHOENIX, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting this month, University of Phoenix -- the institution that pioneered degree programs for working adults and propelled online degree programs into the mainstream of higher education -- will celebrate its 30th anniversary.

Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.