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2014-02-26 16:25:22

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Lady Susan Corbett today announced that the 2014 Governor's Awards for the Arts will be held Sept. 28 at Fisher Auditorium of the IUP Performing Arts Center at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. This will be the first time the state arts event has been held on a university campus. "As the birthplace of Jimmy Stewart, the first recipient of Pennsylvania Governor's Awards for the Arts, Indiana holds special meaning for this...

2014-02-25 12:20:36

WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TECT Aerospace, a global leader in aerospace component manufacturing, announced today their commitment to provide $100,000 over the next five years to Wichita State University (WSU) for the development of a community-wide program that will mentor K-12 students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The STEM mentoring initiative will target girls, low-income youth and students of color. The program will recruit professionals...

2014-02-24 08:26:44

Materials taken from Great Salt Lake to be cornerstone of installation entitled, "Return to the Sea: Saltworks by Motoi Yamamoto - 'Floating Garden'" OGDEN, Utah, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Weber State University's Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities (http://www.weber.edu/cah), today announced the opening of a new exhibit in the Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery by contemporary Japanese artist, Motoi Yamamoto. This exhibition will feature the artist, creating...

2014-02-20 08:28:10

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Solutions, Inc. (RSSS), a pioneer in facilitating the flow of information from the publishers of scientific, technical, and medical content to enterprise customers in Life Sciences and other research intensive organizations around the world, today announced that company President and CEO Peter Derycz has joined the International Advisory Council at the School of Library & Information Science at San Jose State University (SJSU)....

2014-02-20 08:20:55

Raytheon GBS President and CIO champion of diversity, women and STEM WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is proud to congratulate Rebecca Rhoads, president, Global Business Services (GBS) and chief information officer, on her induction into California State Polytechnic, Pomona, College of Engineering's 2014 Hall of Fame. Appropriately, the public hall of fame event will be held today on National Engineers Week's "Girl Day." Rhoads is one of 22...

2014-02-19 12:26:43

Complaint Details School's Lack of Cause For Firing, and Retaliation After She Demanded Equality in Athletics SAN DIEGO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorneys for former San Diego State University (SDSU) coach Mary Elizabeth "Beth" Burns filed suit against the university today in the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego. The complaint details Burns' unlawful termination by the California State University (CSU) and SDSU in April 2013, following 16 years of success as...

2014-02-18 23:32:10

Career Step has partnered with California State University, Fresno to offer its online Professional Medical Coding and Billing through the Fresno State, Continuing and Global Education department. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, has partnered with California State University, Fresno to offer its online Professional Medical Coding and Billing to Fresno State’s students. This partnership allows...

2014-02-18 23:29:40

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s (UMBC) Cybersecurity Graduate Programs Virtual Information Session provides an opportunity for individuals to learn about UMBC’s Cybersecurity Master in Professional Studies and Graduate Certificate Programs, offered at UMBC’s Rockville campus at The Universities at Shady Grove. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 UMBC-Shady Grove’s Cybersecurity Graduate Programs’ Virtual Information Session will be held on Wednesday, April 2,...

2014-02-14 23:24:59

Russian political activists Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina, former members of the Russian arts collective known as Pussy Riot, visited Purchase College-SUNY. Purchase, NY (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Russian political activists Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina, former members of the Russian arts collective known as Pussy Riot, visited Purchase College-SUNY on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 to meet with Suzanne Kessler, dean of the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, who also...

2014-02-13 23:03:34

Theresa Islo Joins Division of Continuing Education, Outreach & E-Learning as Program Manager after nearly two decades in the health and wellness industry. Madison, WI (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 The University of Wisconsin-Extension welcomes Theresa Islo as the new manager for its online Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness Management program. Islo joins the UW-Extension’s Division of Continuing Education, Outreach & E-Learning (CEOEL) from the Wellness Council of...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin