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2013-06-14 23:16:43

Award-accompanying grant will allow Stepping Stones to develop online toolkit for children´s museums to replicate its award-winning programming at their facilities. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 The mission of Stepping Stones Museum for Children is to broaden and enrich the educational opportunities for children ages ten and under while enhancing their understanding of the world. It was with this mission firmly in mind that the museum created and launched the Multimedia Global...

2011-10-25 13:00:00

ACM introduced ACM Author-Izer, a link-based service that improves download metrics and expands ACM's "Green Path" access policies, making ACM one of the first publishers of scholarly works to offer this model to its authors. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 25, 2011 ACM is introducing the ACM Author-Izer, a unique service that enables ACM authors to post links on either their own web page or institutional repository that allow visitors to download the definitive version of...

2010-10-19 07:37:17

Communications of the ACM to Assess Inclusion of PubCasts and Videos San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 19, 2010 SciVee, the leading video platform solutions provider to the scientific, technical and medical market, announced today that the Association for Computing Machinery has agreed to assess the SciVee video platform for Communications of the ACM, its flagship publication and the most highly cited journal in the field of computer science. The six-month trial is to determine how SciVee...

2010-05-11 10:35:00

- MetLife Foundation & Association of Children's Museums 2010 Promising Practice Award Competition Underscores Field's Commitment to Environmental Stewardship - NEW YORK, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What is your watershed address? Is there ever an excuse not to think locally? Can a city divert all of its solid waste from landfills? Children's museums are working with communities to answer these questions, instilling civic pride and motivating children and families to make...

2009-02-17 09:07:00

GENEVA, February 17 /PRNewswire/ -- ACM the leader in Online Currency trading simultaneously announces the launch of fractional pip pricing and a major decrease of the offered spreads. "ACM continually strives to offer its clients the best execution and tightest spreads in the market, " says Nick Bang, Managing Director of ACM "From now on we propose fractional pip pricing on all tradable currency pairs, providing traders with the most accurate pricing possible," he adds. With...

2008-06-15 18:00:26

By Kevin Spradlin, Cumberland Times News, Md. Jun. 15--The Allegany County commissioners allocated an extra $326,000 to the geothermal conversion project at Allegany College of Maryland's physical education building. The money was left over from the county's share of the 11,000-square-foot library addition and available due to a construction bid below estimate. ACM officials recently requested the money be redirected to the energy-efficient geothermal project. Commission President Jim...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.