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Education News Archive - May 05, 2008

University of Phoenix today announced the formation of a research unit, the University of Phoenix National Research Center (NRC), to drive continued significant and innovative research initiatives in teaching and learning among adult students in higher education.

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Elementary publisher SRA/McGraw-Hill has named its recipients of the 2008 Pride of SRA Academic Recognition Awards for achievements in reading: Brunswick County Schools in Bolivia, N.C.; Oakland Unified School District in California, and H.B.

Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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