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2013-09-25 23:01:51

The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Department of Chemistry & Applied Biological Sciences unveiled its new 3M Biochemistry Laboratory at a dedication today. The new lab comes as a result of a $200,000 gift from 3M. Rapid City, S.D. (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Department of Chemistry & Applied Biological Sciences unveiled its new 3M Biochemistry Laboratory at a dedication today. The new lab comes as a result of a...

2013-09-24 13:38:36

A team from the University of Texas at Arlington has used mathematical modeling to develop a computer simulation they hope will one day improve the treatment of dangerous reactions to medical implants such as stents, catheters and artificial joints. The work resulted from a National Institutes of Health-funded collaboration by research groups headed by Liping Tang, professor of bioengineering in the UT Arlington College of Engineering, and Jianzhong Su, chairman and professor in the UT...

2013-09-23 23:31:45

UMBC’s Cybersecurity Graduate Programs Information Session provides an opportunity for individuals to learn about UMBC’s Cybersecurity Master in Professional Studies and Graduate Certificate Programs offered at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, MD. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 UMBC’s Cybersecurity Graduate Programs’ Information Session will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Rockville, Maryland. The session will provide an...

2013-09-23 23:30:23

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Nursing has selected five recipients to receive 2013 School of Nursing Excellence Awards. They will be honored at the Nursing Excellence Gala and 50th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, Oct. 5. Edwardsville, Ill. (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Nursing has selected five recipients to receive 2013 School of Nursing Excellence Awards. They will be honored at the Nursing Excellence...

2013-09-20 23:01:16

A former member of Congress and a Rhodes Scholar, Heather Wilson is the first female president in the 128-year history of the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. RAPID CITY, S.D. (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Heather Wilson, D.Phil., will be inaugurated as the 18th president of the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology during a 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 4, ceremony on the university quad. Former U.S. Ambassador to Finland Barbara Barrett will deliver the inaugural address....

2013-09-12 23:23:17

With curiosity about modular and prefab construction at an all-time high, the Modular Building Institute will co-host Modular Construction Summits with the British Columbia Institute of Technology in Vancouver and Cal Poly Pomona near Los Angeles on October 2 and 4 to facilitate discussion on this sustainable, lean and efficient building method. (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 The reality of an expedited schedule and lower costs has made offsite construction a valued building solution for...

2013-09-06 23:19:42

SIUE Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Ann Boyle has signed a three-year cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) for the School of Engineering to work with the U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) at Scott Air Force Base. Edwardsville, Ill. (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Ann Boyle has signed a three-year cooperative research and development agreement...

2013-09-05 23:24:29

New fellowship program at UMass Boston will train environmental problem-solvers in Massachusetts Bay and the Horn of Africa. Boston, Mass. (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 The University of Massachusetts Boston is launching a new graduate program to train the next generation of environmental problem-solvers, funded by a five-year, $3.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) grant will fund the creation of the...

2013-09-04 23:25:22

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, and how a graduate degree can advance their career in the cybersecurity industry. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 UMBC’s Cybersecurity Graduate Programs’ Virtual Information Session will be held on Wednesday, September...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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