Latest Alfred P. Sloan Stories

2014-07-07 04:21:26

NEWBURYPORT, Mass. and DENVER, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C), the leading professional organization devoted to advancing the quality of online learning worldwide, today announced the organization is changing its name to the "Online Learning Consortium" (OLC), effective immediately. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140703/124409 "Our organization's reach and impact has grown significantly since Sloan-C was first conceived in 1992,"...

2013-08-29 23:32:15

Farber will discuss Raskob’s role in Pierre S. du Pont’s purchase and renovation of his great-grandfather’s explosives business as well as his role in transforming General Motors. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Hagley Museum and Library welcomes author David Farber on November 7, 7 p.m., to speak about one of America’s most significant yet under-appreciated twentieth-century capitalists, John J. Raskob (1879-1950). In "John J. Raskob, Pierre S. du Pont's...

2013-08-14 23:17:43

Awarded in Eight Scientific Fields: Chemistry, Computational and Evolutionary Molecular Biology, Computer Science, Economics, Mathematics, Neuroscience, Ocean Sciences, and Physics New York, NY (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Sloan Research Fellowships. The two-year, $50,000 fellowships are awarded annually to 126 early-career researchers in the U.S. and Canada in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique...

2013-08-14 23:03:03

Premier supplement company Woodbolt International is among 300 recipients of the prestigious Sloan Awards, which recognize companies for their ability to maintain flexible and efficient work environments. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 It has been said that employee satisfaction is the driving force behind the success of a company. Woodbolt International, leading nutritional supplement company, and innovators of the popular brand, Cellucor, received the prestigious Alfred P. Sloan...

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.'