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2014-04-11 23:03:12

CHI announced today the election of five senior executives to serve on its board of directors. La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 California Healthcare Institute (CHI) announced today the election of five senior executives to serve on its board of directors: Jeffrey D. Armstrong, Ph.D., president, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; Donald E. Bobo, Jr., corporate vice president, heart valve therapy, Edwards Lifesciences; Kenneth E. Drazan, M.D., head, Johnson &...

2014-04-10 12:26:35

Event will feature world-class musicians along with special programs for families and children in Northern Utah OGDEN, Utah, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Weber State University's Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities (http://www.weber.edu/cah) today announced the full program for the 8(th) annual Bonneville Chamber Music Festival scheduled for April 14(th), 16(th), 18(th) and 19(th) at 7:30 p.m. at the Val A. Browning Center. This year's festival will have a...

2014-04-08 23:21:44

North Dakota has been approved by the Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC) as the second state to join the Midwestern State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (M-SARA). The North Dakota University System and Indiana Commission for Higher Education announce approved institutions: Valley City State University (VCSU), Bismarck State College, Lake Region State College, Minot State University, Indiana State University, and Indiana University. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 North...

2014-04-08 23:01:54

Arizona State University hosts Arizona Student Energy Conference with University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 University students from across Arizona set aside in-state rivalries April 1-2 to plan for a better global future at the Arizona Student Energy Conference (AzSEC) at Arizona State University. At the conference, 95 students from Arizona State University, University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University presented their work on...

2014-04-04 23:30:35

Master’s in Professional Studies (MPS) Program will Fulfill Region’s Need for Qualified Health IT Professionals Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is accepting applications for its new Health Information Technology Master’s Program, offered beginning fall 2014. As technology infiltrates the healthcare industry, the health IT field continues to grow at a rapid pace. The industry presents significant career potential, with postings...

2014-04-04 23:27:08

Olivia Roney Spahn was honored last Saturday, March 29, as an Outstanding Alumni of Communications Studies. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 As a young entrepreneur from the Indianapolis area, Olivia Roney Spahn, was honored with the Outstanding Alumni from her alma mater, IUPUI. The Communications Studies Department chose 2014 as the year to honor to outstanding alumni, one alum who had been out of the department for over 10 years and another who had graduated within the past 10...

2014-04-04 23:22:19

Summer Classes Move Current, Incoming and Visiting Students One Step Closer to Graduation Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) has opened up registration for Summer Session 2014. Summer session at UMBC makes graduating in four years easier to attain, by offering students an opportunity to catch up or get ahead on credits. Current UMBC students, incoming Fall 2014 students, and visiting students from other institutions are all welcome!...

2014-04-04 20:21:52

ARLINGTON, Texas, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Texas at Arlington has named Anne Bavier, a nationally recognized health care leader who has held posts at top ranked universities and at the National Institutes of Health, as the new dean of the College of Nursing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140404/DC99020 Bavier previously served as dean of the University of Connecticut School of Nursing in Storrs, Conn. and also served as dean of the nursing...

2014-04-03 16:24:59

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Renowned plant pathologists Gerald Holmes and Kelly Ivors have been named to head research and development efforts at the new Strawberry Sustainability Research and Education Center at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. The Strawberry Sustainability Research and Education Center, a one-of-a-kind partnership between Cal Poly's College of Food, Agriculture & Environmental Sciences (CAFES) and the California Strawberry...

2014-04-03 12:29:39

Indiana University of Pennsylvania Honors Graduates For Their Business Accomplishments PITTSBURGH, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 1, 2014, Patricia "Patti" Darnley, President and CEO of Gateway Health (SM), was inducted into the Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) Eberly College of Business Hall of Distinction. Darnley, a 1981 graduate of IUP, was recognized for her business achievements, leadership and high level of success in business, specifically healthcare. The...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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