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2014-02-20 08:20:55

Raytheon GBS President and CIO champion of diversity, women and STEM WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is proud to congratulate Rebecca Rhoads, president, Global Business Services (GBS) and chief information officer, on her induction into California State Polytechnic, Pomona, College of Engineering's 2014 Hall of Fame. Appropriately, the public hall of fame event will be held today on National Engineers Week's "Girl Day." Rhoads is one of 22...

2014-02-19 12:26:43

Complaint Details School's Lack of Cause For Firing, and Retaliation After She Demanded Equality in Athletics SAN DIEGO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorneys for former San Diego State University (SDSU) coach Mary Elizabeth "Beth" Burns filed suit against the university today in the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego. The complaint details Burns' unlawful termination by the California State University (CSU) and SDSU in April 2013, following 16 years of success as...

2014-02-18 23:32:10

Career Step has partnered with California State University, Fresno to offer its online Professional Medical Coding and Billing through the Fresno State, Continuing and Global Education department. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, has partnered with California State University, Fresno to offer its online Professional Medical Coding and Billing to Fresno State’s students. This partnership allows...

2014-02-18 23:29:40

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, offered at UMBC’s Rockville campus at The Universities at Shady Grove. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 UMBC-Shady Grove’s Cybersecurity Graduate Programs’ Virtual Information Session will be held on Wednesday, April 2,...

2014-02-14 23:24:59

Russian political activists Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina, former members of the Russian arts collective known as Pussy Riot, visited Purchase College-SUNY. Purchase, NY (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Russian political activists Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina, former members of the Russian arts collective known as Pussy Riot, visited Purchase College-SUNY on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 to meet with Suzanne Kessler, dean of the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, who also...

2014-02-13 23:03:34

Theresa Islo Joins Division of Continuing Education, Outreach & E-Learning as Program Manager after nearly two decades in the health and wellness industry. Madison, WI (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 The University of Wisconsin-Extension welcomes Theresa Islo as the new manager for its online Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness Management program. Islo joins the UW-Extension’s Division of Continuing Education, Outreach & E-Learning (CEOEL) from the Wellness Council of...

2014-02-03 23:25:05

Part of the Learning First Program, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, this partnership will enable California students to complete associate and bachelor’s degrees close to home through Coastline and online through World Campus. University Park, PA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Penn State’s online campus, World Campus, and Coastline Community College are partnering to enable California students to complete associate and bachelor’s degrees close to home. The partnership...

2014-02-03 12:25:46

Bateman first artist in state of Utah to be recognized by Mitchell Foundation for his contemporary art and creative achievements OGDEN, Utah, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Weber State University's Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities (http://weber.edu/cah), today announced Adam Bateman, a visual arts faculty member, has been awarded a Joan Mitchell Foundation Fellowship. Bateman is the first artist in Utah to receive this distinction. The Joan Mitchell...

2014-02-03 12:25:07

BEAUFORT, S.C., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- The Beaufort International Film Festival returns for the 8(th) time at the University of South Carolina Beaufort's Center for the Performing Arts from Feb. 12 to Feb. 16. The festival recognizes new and upcoming filmmakers in many genres and concludes with an awards ceremony on Feb. 16. The Beaufort Film Society, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing quality entertainment and education through all aspects of the film industry, presents...

2014-01-29 23:23:30

Application and networking workshops are scheduled throughout the region in February Seaside, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 The organizers of the Startup Challenge, a competition for new ventures to be held May 2nd at the Monterey Institute of International Studies, (http://www.thestartupchallenge.org) today announced a series of workshops to help entrepreneurs successfully complete the application that is due March 10. "This is the fifth year of the event and we continue to create...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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