Latest Academic term Stories

2014-05-25 23:02:18

Symposium marks completion of undergraduate student research voyage with the SEA Semester: Marine Biodiversity and Conservation program. Woods Hole, Massachusetts (PRWEB) May 25, 2014 Undergraduate students with the SEA Semester: Marine Biodiversity and Conservation (MBC) program will host a symposium on May 29, from 9am until 5pm at the SEA Semester/Sea Education Association campus in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. The 3rd annual symposium includes formal student presentations and poster...

2014-05-08 23:12:40

Press invited to tour ship and hear about the research activities and experiences at sea on Friday, May 16, at 10:30 am at Pier 25. Ship will also be open to the public between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., Saturday, May 17. Woods Hole, MA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 New York City will be treated to a rare sight when the SSV Corwith Cramer, a tall sailing ship operated by SEA Semester/Sea Education Association, visits Pier 25 from May 14 to May 21, 2014. The 134-foot brigantine serves as...

2013-07-26 23:22:09

In the absence of formalized schooling during the summer months, students across the country experience a lapse in academic knowledge and ability in a variety of subjects. While researchers point to a number of reasons why some students aren’t exposed to intellectually engaging activities over the summer, all agree that those who continue their studies—either through clever and fun activities, or carefully designed services like those provided by Launch Education Group—develop...

2013-05-29 23:27:56

This week is half term in the UK so holidaymakers are flocking to Turkey in droves to catch some much needed sunshine. (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Half term in Britain can only mean one thing, holiday time. Many people choose to escape the daily humdrum, and nine to five weekly grind and retreat on holiday to Turkey. While the UK still suffers with unpredictable weather, Turkey is basking with temperatures hitting as high as 36C. There really couldn´t be a better time to go on a break to...

2012-10-24 04:00:33

Summer may have slipped away but the sun still shines high in Turkey, says Holiday Mate. (PRWEB) October 23, 2012 Holidaymakers across the globe are guaranteed masses of winter sun, sea and culture when they book holidays to Turkey online with the No.1 online Turkey holiday specialist. The easy to use website http://www.holidaymate.com offers holidays to suit all tastes and needs. From luxury 2013 Turkey holidays in Oludeniz hotels which offer breathtaking views to more affordable family...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'