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2014-08-28 12:30:10

Foreseeing the continued need for professionals to implement and manage digital medical records systems, California State University San Marcos has built a successful Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) Certificate program that prepares students to aid in the healthcare industry's transition to the "big data" era. SAN MARCOS, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and increased public knowledge of the dire consequences of...

2014-08-28 08:26:31

Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery to Host Work of Distinguished Faculty OGDEN, Utah, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities at Weber State University (www.weber.edu/cah) today announced the opening of the Department of Visual Art & Design Biennial Faculty Exhibition on September 5, 2014 at 7 p.m. Weber State University President Charles Wight will be offering remarks during the opening night reception. The exhibition is free and open to the...

2014-08-25 08:31:55

The launch of a new web article by Best Computer Science Degrees compares 15 affordable computer science degrees versus 15 cost-no-object ones for the ultimate shoot-out PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new web article by Best Computer Science Degrees explodes the myth that high-cost universities offer the best returns on investment. "Ultimate Computer Science Degree Shootout: Top 15 Affordable vs. Top 15 Cost-no-object Programs" makes a good case for low-cost,...

2014-08-20 23:10:24

UMPI partners with StraighterLine to offer students nationwide another affordable degree option. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The University of Maine at Presque Isle has partnered with StraighterLine, a leading provider of affordable, flexible and transferrable online college courses, to give students across the nation another affordable pathway to its 30 liberal arts and professional degree programs. The University strives to be the region’s premier learning institution and is...

2014-08-14 23:05:52

College classes are back in session, but as a growing number of parents — many of whom were university students in the ‘80s — prepare to send their kids to college, they’ll notice several changes to the campus experience. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Neon colors. Stirrup pants. Hi-top fades. All are 1980s-era icons that are back in style. But as a growing number of parents — many of whom were university students in the ‘80s — prepare to send their kids to college,...

2014-08-14 08:29:53

WORCESTER, Mass., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Central Massachusetts' most celebrated cause-related activity, the UMass Medicine Cancer Walk, will take place on Sunday, September 28, 2014. Now in its 16th year, the UMass Medicine Cancer Walk is expected to attract more than 12,000 individuals, business leaders, employees, community organizations and teams who are raising funds to support cancer research and clinical trials, right at the UMass Medical Cancer Center of Excellence....

2014-08-13 23:00:36

Edudemic, a leading education technology blog for teachers and students, released their report of The Most Affordable Online Colleges of 2014. (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Edudemic’s mission is to connect emerging technology with educators, administrators, and students. The blog started in 2010 and grew into a premier destination to learn about industry trends, research, and how to leverage technology to enhance learning in and out of the classroom. More recently, Edudemic now reports on the...

2014-08-13 08:33:58

Competition Seeks to Identify Tech Solution to Help Community College Students Graduate and Avoid Poverty NEW YORK, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robin Hood, New York's largest poverty fighting organization, ideas42, a leading behavioral ideas lab, along with The City University of New York (CUNY), the leading urban university system in the U.S., today announced the semi-finalists for The Robin Hood College Success Prize, a competition designed to identify scalable technology solutions to...

2014-08-12 23:08:19

Education veteran Angela Kinlaw to lead new “blended” public charter school that will combine classroom-based and virtual instruction for students in New Orleans. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Connections Education, Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), and Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) are pleased to announce that TMCF Collegiate Academy @ SUNO (TMCF@SUNO), the unique new addition to the New Orleans public education scene, has named New Orleans educator Angela...

2014-08-12 08:20:54

New joint research facility to become epicenter of academic and industry collaboration TEWKSBURY, Mass., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the University of Massachusetts Lowell have announced an agreement to establish a joint research facility focused on the advancement of innovative technologies in a collaborative, state-of-the-art institute. Raytheon is committing $3 million with options to $5 million throughout the next 10 years for establishment of...


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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