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2013-10-11 23:00:23

The number of new transfer and National Student Exchange (NSE) students attending the University of the Virgin Islands has increased for fall 2013. U.S. Virgin Islands (PRWEB) October 12, 2013 The number of new transfer and National Student Exchange (NSE) students attending the University of the Virgin Islands has increased for fall 2013. Preliminary numbers reveal that UVI’s new transfer students increased by 75 percent from fall 2012 to fall 2013. The number of NSE students increased...

2013-10-10 23:19:14

Free pumpkin launch competition offers family-fun ‘edutainment’ with flying fruit, a medieval showcase and hands-on activities for kids. Santa Ana, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Discovery Science Center, in partnership with the California State University, Fullerton College of Engineering and Computer Science (CSUF), hosts the 6th annual Pumpkin Launch on November 2, 2013. Visitors of all ages are invited to the free event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; the event will take place rain or...

2013-10-04 23:01:02

Former U.S. Congresswoman Heather Wilson was inaugurated as the 18th president of the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology on Thursday night in a ceremony change prompted by a potentially record-breaking fall blizzard. Rapid City, SD (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Heather Wilson was inaugurated as the 18th president of the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology on Thursday night in a ceremony change prompted by a potentially record-breaking fall blizzard. What had been long...

2013-10-03 23:35:56

UMBC at the Universities at Shady Grove’s I/O Psychology Graduate Program Information Session provides an opportunity for individuals to learn about UMBC’s I/O Psychology Master in Professional Studies, and how a graduate degree can help advance their career in the psychology industry. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 UMBC I/O Psychology Graduate Program Information Session will be held on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. in Rockville, Maryland. The session...

2013-10-03 23:00:59

Anna Balazs, a pioneer in the area of predicting the behavior of complex polymeric materials through her theoretical modeling, has been awarded the national 2013 Mines Medal by the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. Balazs, Ph.D., is Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh and leads a team that predicted the behavior of Belousov-Zhabotinsky (BZ) gels, gels with far-reaching applications such as artificial skin that could be sensory. Rapid...

2013-10-02 23:33:59

UMBC’s ISD Now Forum is a free event and is open to the community. It provides an opportunity for individuals working in or interested in training, education, business, government and the non-profit sector to share ideas and dialogue on topics of importance. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 UMBC’s ISD Now Forum will be held on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the UMBC Ballroom. Guest speaker, Dr. Chuck Hodell, will discuss “SMEs From the Ground Up.”...

2013-10-02 23:01:00

Laurie Anderson, Ph.D., head and professor of the Department of Geology & Geological Engineering and director of the Museum of Geology at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, has received a $405,080 National Science Foundation grant to examine the functional biodiversity of chemosymbiosis in clams and its role in supporting sensitive coastal biomes. A collaboration among three universities – SDSM&T, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and Clemson University –...


Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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