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2014-04-25 00:20:19

16 Teams Rev Up for Collegiate Automotive Engineering Competition WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Energy and General Motors Co. today announced the official launch of the EcoCAR 3 competition, introducing the 16 participating universities and revealing the Chevrolet Camaro as the vehicle selected as the platform for the competition. "EcoCAR is an opportunity for the next generation of automotive engineers to help design and build innovative advanced vehicles...

2014-04-22 23:03:51

Employees from GM’s Bowling Green Assembly, WKU Center for Environmental Education & Sustainability staff, and students from Warren Central High School will wade into Trammel Creek today, April 22, 2014, as the automaker celebrates the 25th anniversary of its signature watershed education program, GM GREEN (Global Rivers Environmental Education Network). The program, which is run by the national non-profit Earth Force, engages multiple partners throughout a community to empower young...

2014-04-22 12:35:29

Computer Systems Institute pledges to provide scholarships to Career Online High School to combat the dropout and jobless rates in Illinois by increasing education levels. CSI has made the online program available in campus-based learning labs at three of its campuses. PENSACOLA, Fla., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Illinois-based Computer Systems Institute (CSI) today announced that it has launched a first-of-its kind scholarship-matching program as part of Career Online High...

2014-04-22 08:30:43

Ultimate Athlete Games measures a participant's speed, strength and agility on three timed sprint challenge courses. NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MEN'S FITNESS today announced the expansion of their Ultimate Athlete Games. For the first-time ever, multiple events will be held at the Sandwich Fairgrounds near Chicago, IL and in Tuxedo Park, New York. The Games were created by the editors and experts of MEN'S FITNESS as the ultimate test for fitness based on strength,...

2014-04-18 16:24:01

According to a New Ambient Insight Report, Digital English Language Learning Revenues in Latin America Reached $136.2 million in 2013 SEATTLE, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for digital English language learning products in Latin America is 13.8% and revenues will reach $260.9 million by 2018, according to a new Ambient Insight report called "The 2013-2018 Latin America Digital English Language Learning Market." This report...

2014-04-17 23:04:26

More than 200 women came to the Hilton San Francisco to participate in an educational opportunity designed to strengthen the women’s professional community in the Bay Area. The inaugural event was part of a nationwide series of Mentoring Monday events in 43 Business Journal city markets across the country. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Suzanne Ashton, Chairwoman at TPG, joined over 40 successful business women in several rounds of four minute speed-mentoring sessions where attendees asked...

2014-04-15 12:33:32

Clinton Global Initiative "Commitment to Action" Creates Scholarship Matching Program. PENSACOLA, Fla., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Smart Horizons Career Online Education (SHCOE), the world's first private, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Investments (SACS) accredited, online school district, today announced that the Brown Mackie College system of schools ("Brown Mackie College") has launched ed2go's Career Online High School...

2014-04-13 23:00:24

DMG Productions explores advancements in therapeutic outdoor adventures. St. George, UT (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 Expedition Therapy announced that it will be featured in an upcoming episode of Innovations with Ed Begley Jr., airing later this year 2014, via Discovery Channel. Dates and show times TBA. Expedition Therapy is an exciting, challenging therapeutic outdoor adventure experience designed for young adults, age 18 and up, who want to move forward in life. Innovations will explore...

2014-04-09 12:26:05

Digital English Language Learning Revenues in Brazil Reached $78.4 million in 2013 SEATTLE, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Brazil has the highest revenues for digital English language learning products in Latin America according to a new Ambient Insight report called "The 2013-2018 Brazil Digital English Language Learning Market." The five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) is 15.5% and revenues will more than double to $161.5 million by 2018. This report includes two...

2014-04-08 16:21:46

Actress Heather Tom Will Emcee; Fred Willard, John McCook, Doug Davidson Set to Present Fashions From Kyle by Alene Too LOS ANGELES, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Guild of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles (BBBSLA) presents its annual Accessories for Success Spring Luncheon and Fashion Show featuring an informal fashion show from Kyle by Alene Too, Friday, April 11, 2014 at The Beverly Hills Hotel. Honorees include Sandra Stern, COO of Lionsgate Television; Lee...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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