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2013-08-29 23:24:16

The dramatic feature screenplay “Old River Road” wins at a major film festival for the second time this year. The wife-and-husband team behind the winning script - Dr. Luciana Lagana, a clinical psychologist, expert speaker, tenured California State University Northridge professor, and award-winning actress/screenwriter, and her husband, businessman/actor/screenwriter Gregory Graham - are excited to share the good news. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 As a full professor at...

2013-08-27 23:26:12

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville assistant professor Dr. Jenna Gorlewicz has been selected to attend the National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) Symposium. She is a new faculty member in the School of Engineering’s Department of Mechanical Engineering. Edwardsville, IL (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville assistant professor Dr. Jenna Gorlewicz has been selected to attend the National Academy of Engineering...

2013-08-26 23:01:26

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology students land internships at 165 employers in 34 states, Canada and Germany at an average wage of $17.01, well above the federal minimum of $7.25. Rapid City, SD (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 The start of a new academic year brings summer to a close. Yet, despite dire warnings of bleak job prospects for millennials, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology students reported a healthy rate of summer internships at more than 165 employers in 34...

2013-08-24 23:00:06

President McRobbie will visit groundbreaking IU-Moi University AMPATH partnership in Kenya, one of the largest, most comprehensive public health efforts in sub-Saharan Africa. Bloomington, IN (PRWEB) August 25, 2013 Indiana University President Michael McRobbie will leave Saturday for a two-week trip to Ghana, Kenya and South Africa, the first trip to Africa by a sitting IU president in more than two decades. The trip will further IU's educational reach internationally; increase...

2013-08-23 23:01:20

Major Gift Will Allow Construction to Begin in February 2014 Rapid City, SD (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 The proposed new student wellness and recreation center at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will move forward with a February groundbreaking thanks to a $2 million gift from alumnus Stephen D. Newlin. The gift, combined with a $6.7 million tax students approved through increased fees, will allow the $8.9 million project to move forward. The new wellness and recreation...

2013-08-22 23:01:42

Stevens Institute of Technology and California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) are demonstrating their shared commitment to U.S. military veterans and sustainability with the establishment of a zero-net energy veterans center on the CSUSM campus, which will support and serve the nearly 900 students who identify as a veteran, service member or military dependent. Hoboken, NJ and San Marcos, CA (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 Stevens Zero-Energy Solar Home, designed for the 2013 Solar Decathlon...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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