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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 –...

2013-10-01 23:35:54

Chippewa Hills, Big Rapids and Ferris State University athletic departments have offered to make one of their fall home football games this season an Eagle Village game – two of which will be “Blue Outs” to recognize Child Abuse Prevention. Hersey, MI (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Even though April is officially Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month, families, schools and communities are taking action every day of the year to ensure that children are safe. To help accomplish this, Eagle...

2013-09-30 23:18:04

Zombie Tag is the latest in creative fundraising at East Tennessee State University. Johnson City, TN (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 ETSU and General Shale Natural History Museum and Visitors Center at the Gray Fossil Site is organizing a campus-wide game of Zombie Tag, as well as several other zombie-themed activities throughout the day for all ages. Museum leadership is using the current “zombie culture” to raise awareness about science education and paleontology, as well as to include...


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bellycheer
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".
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