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2014-07-31 23:23:03

From Schonbrun DeSimone Seplow Harris & Hoffman: Board of Trustees agree to pay $2.5 million in settlement of wrongful death civil rights case. The California State San Bernardino campus will also revise its crisis intervention policies and require that its police officers complete a minimum of 32 hours of Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) by December 31, 2015. San Bernardino California (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Plaintiffs Barbara Williams and E. Paul Williams have finalized a...

2014-07-31 23:11:36

World Education.net announces that its Strategic Account Manager Connie Smith will provide one-on-one counseling to students at the upcoming SDSU Military Open House on August 8. Arlington, TX (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 World Education.net Strategic Account Manager Connie Smith will be attending San Diego State University’s upcoming Veterans and Military Open House, being held on August 8 on the SDSU campus. The event, being sponsored by the University’s College of Extended Studies, will...

2014-07-31 23:03:03

The University of the Virgin Islands entered into five-year memoranda of understanding with Anguilla Community College (ACC) and H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), British Virgin Islands. U.S. Virgin Islands (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The University of the Virgin Islands entered into five-year memoranda of understanding with Anguilla Community College (ACC) and H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), British Virgin Islands. These agreements will allow UVI to establish areas for...

2014-07-31 23:03:01

The University of the Virgin Islands is adopting a nationally recognized teacher preparatory program aimed at increasing student success. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The University of the Virgin Islands is adopting a nationally recognized teacher preparatory program aimed at increasing student success. UVI is developing the UVI Teach program – a secondary science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teacher training program. Adapted from the UTeach Program, UVI will be one of the...

2014-07-30 23:08:54

FAMU Fulbright recipients will conduct research at Nigeria's Federal University of Technology to study diabetes and green alternatives to harden steel. Tallahassee, FL (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Florida A&M University (FAMU) mechanical engineering doctoral candidate Renee Gordon and biochemistry professor Ngozi Ugochukwu, Ph.D., will head to Nigeria in August to conduct research as Fulbright Scholars. The prestigious Fulbright Scholars Program is a highly competitive international...

2014-07-30 23:06:26

Landro Play Analyzer Software constitutes a substantial advancement in clinical session management, student and faculty evaluation, training development and research. Southeastern is Louisiana's first and only accredited counseling program to adopt the proprietary video technology. Hammond, Louisiana (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 IRIS Technologies, Inc., announced today that Southeastern Louisiana University has received a full funding grant from the Louisiana Board of Regents to adopt the...

2014-07-29 23:09:04

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University has been awarded a $100,000 grant by the National Science Foundation to fund a research partnership with the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. Tallahassee, Florida (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) has been awarded a $100,000 grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Materials Research to fund a project entitled “EAGER: Magnetic Interrogation of Mesoscale Materials.” EAGER...

2014-07-24 12:25:36

University enhances, formalizes degree-completion program with greater financial and academic support for former student-athletes seeking to complete their degrees, at any time CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill today announced the launch of an enhanced degree-completion program that honors former student-athletes' scholarships for life. This program - Complete Carolina - provides financial support for degree completion,...

2014-07-24 08:29:17

RICHARDSON, Texas, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Edith O'Donnell, longtime visionary and patroness of the arts and education, has made a contribution of $17 million to create the Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History. The purpose of the investment is to elevate art history at UT Dallas to a nationally preeminent stature. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140723/130005 "UT Dallas excels in science and engineering. The moment is right to build a program of the...

2014-07-23 23:21:09

A Respected Scholar, Surgeon, Researcher and Administrator appointed unanimously by the Board of Trustees Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The Howard University Board of Trustees accepted the unanimous recommendation of the Presidential Search Committee and voted to appoint Wayne A. I. Frederick, M.D., MBA, FACS, as the University’s 17th President during a meeting on Monday evening. The Presidential Search Committee, chaired by Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., was comprised of all of the...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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