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2013-10-14 23:02:39

UMUC cyber teams capture titles in collegiate and pro-divisions of Maryland Cyber Challenge. (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 University of Maryland University College (UMUC) swept both divisions of the Maryland Cyber Challenge yesterday, capturing first place in the collegiate and pro divisions. The cyber competition was part of the 3rd annual CyberMaryland conference held at the Baltimore Convention Center, Oct. 9. Each member of the first-place team in the collegiate division won a $5,000...

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.”...


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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