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2014-08-20 23:10:24

UMPI partners with StraighterLine to offer students nationwide another affordable degree option. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The University of Maine at Presque Isle has partnered with StraighterLine, a leading provider of affordable, flexible and transferrable online college courses, to give students across the nation another affordable pathway to its 30 liberal arts and professional degree programs. The University strives to be the region’s premier learning institution and is...

2014-08-14 23:05:52

College classes are back in session, but as a growing number of parents — many of whom were university students in the ‘80s — prepare to send their kids to college, they’ll notice several changes to the campus experience. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Neon colors. Stirrup pants. Hi-top fades. All are 1980s-era icons that are back in style. But as a growing number of parents — many of whom were university students in the ‘80s — prepare to send their kids to college,...

2014-08-14 08:29:53

WORCESTER, Mass., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Central Massachusetts' most celebrated cause-related activity, the UMass Medicine Cancer Walk, will take place on Sunday, September 28, 2014. Now in its 16th year, the UMass Medicine Cancer Walk is expected to attract more than 12,000 individuals, business leaders, employees, community organizations and teams who are raising funds to support cancer research and clinical trials, right at the UMass Medical Cancer Center of Excellence....

2014-08-13 23:00:36

Edudemic, a leading education technology blog for teachers and students, released their report of The Most Affordable Online Colleges of 2014. (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Edudemic’s mission is to connect emerging technology with educators, administrators, and students. The blog started in 2010 and grew into a premier destination to learn about industry trends, research, and how to leverage technology to enhance learning in and out of the classroom. More recently, Edudemic now reports on the...

2014-08-13 08:33:58

Competition Seeks to Identify Tech Solution to Help Community College Students Graduate and Avoid Poverty NEW YORK, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robin Hood, New York's largest poverty fighting organization, ideas42, a leading behavioral ideas lab, along with The City University of New York (CUNY), the leading urban university system in the U.S., today announced the semi-finalists for The Robin Hood College Success Prize, a competition designed to identify scalable technology solutions to...

2014-08-12 23:08:19

Education veteran Angela Kinlaw to lead new “blended” public charter school that will combine classroom-based and virtual instruction for students in New Orleans. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Connections Education, Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), and Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) are pleased to announce that TMCF Collegiate Academy @ SUNO (TMCF@SUNO), the unique new addition to the New Orleans public education scene, has named New Orleans educator Angela...

2014-08-12 08:20:54

New joint research facility to become epicenter of academic and industry collaboration TEWKSBURY, Mass., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the University of Massachusetts Lowell have announced an agreement to establish a joint research facility focused on the advancement of innovative technologies in a collaborative, state-of-the-art institute. Raytheon is committing $3 million with options to $5 million throughout the next 10 years for establishment of...

2014-08-10 23:01:52

Over $530,000 in awarded funds will help WTAMU purchase previously unavailable technology and build institution-wide research infrastructure. Canyon, TX (PRWEB) August 10, 2014 West Texas A&M University (WTAMU) is the recipient of two Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) grants totaling more than $530,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The awards represent a major coup for the University, as the NSF receives thousands of applications and only 175 proposals are selected...

2014-08-08 23:00:37

The U.S. Virgin Islands is one of six jurisdictions nation-wide to receive a Research Infrastructure Improvement Track-1 award from the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) to support Virgin Islands-EPSCoR, which is housed at the University of the Virgin Islands Virgin Islands (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 The U.S. Virgin Islands is one of six jurisdictions nation-wide to receive a Research Infrastructure Improvement Track-1...

2014-08-08 20:21:48

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement can be attributed to Jack Graham: Today, Colorado State University informed me of its decision to terminate my contract as Director of Athletics. This announcement is surprising and deeply disappointing to me. I will personally miss the opportunity to continue to build on what we have accomplished during the past two and a half years. We have taken significant steps to enhance Colorado State University's Athletics...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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