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2011-07-02 00:00:33

A K-12 district in Georgia, which has enjoyed a positive relationship over the years with Follett Software as a customer of its Destiny Library Manager product, has culminated a one-year search for a new student information system with the adoption of Follett's Aspen platform. McHenry, IL (PRWEB) July 01, 2011 Marietta (Ga.) City Schools, a K-12 district with more than 8,000 students in 11 schools, has culminated a one-year search for a new student information system (SIS) with the adoption...

2011-06-27 10:28:00

Increased social media and online offerings bring Aspen Ideas to more people than ever ASPEN, Colo., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Ideas Festival, which opens today and is presented by the Aspen Institute and The Atlantic, has expanded the opportunities for people, whether in Aspen or anywhere in the world, to engage with the Festival, its speakers, and attendees. In this seventh year of the Festival, more sessions than ever before are being videotaped - with many...

2011-06-21 10:39:00

ASPEN, Colo., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International recording artist, songwriter and producer Pitbull and Voli Light Vodkas, the world's first line of low calorie flavored vodkas, hosted an intimate, electrifying party and performance during the 29th Annual Food & Wine Classic in Aspen this past Friday. Pitbull, a major equity owner of Voli and the official spokesperson for the in-demand light vodka brand, turned heads at this highly popular upscale festival with a visit to the...

2011-06-18 00:01:06

Top online destination for conference and event videos to offer exclusive, live and on-demand viewing of this sold-out special event San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 16, 2011 FORA.tv, the leading online destination for video programs from the world's best conferences and events, today announced that it will offer exclusive, live and on-demand viewing of the sold-out 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival taking place from June 27 through July 3. Early bird online event passes are available now for $199....

2011-06-06 18:15:00

The Culinary and Wine Capital of Asia to Present Best Chefs at U.S. Premier Epicurean Festival LOS ANGELES, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Get ready to experience the best in Cantonese gastronomy as the Hong Kong Tourism Board along with Ming Court, Cantonese fine dining restaurant of Langham Place, Mongkok, Hong Kong, and T'ang Court Cantonese fine dining restaurant of The Langham, Hong Kong, will converge in the stunning scenic backdrop of Aspen, Colorado to showcase Cantonese...

2011-05-05 12:56:00

WASHINGTON, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute Homeland Security Program today releases details about certain sessions for the second annual forum on homeland security and counterterrorism, the Aspen Security Forum, to be held on July 27-30. A full schedule will be available on the forum website, www.aspensecurityforum.org, in early July. Dates and times of sessions are subject to change. Notable sessions include: July 27 "Afghanistan/Pakistan and the Nexus to...

2011-04-08 00:00:29

After a one-year search for the best student information system (SIS) on the market for its district, Park Ridge, Illinois-based Maine Township High School District 207 "“ with nearly 7,000 students in three schools "“ selected Follett Software Company's Aspen solution. Aspen was overwhelmingly the choice of administrators, staff, teachers and students who assisted in the selection process. McHenry, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) April 07, 2011 Maine Township High School District 207 is the...

2011-03-15 09:02:00

Speakers include Sec. Janet Napolitano, Adm. Eric Olson, Adm. Dennis Blair, and Gen. Jim Jones WASHINGTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute Homeland Security Program announces its second annual forum on homeland security and counterterrorism, the 2011 Aspen Security Forum. More than 50 top-level current and former government officials, industry leaders, noted print and broadcast journalists, leading thinkers, and concerned citizens will discuss and debate the...

2010-12-23 11:14:00

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 800 employees representing 89 Aspen Dental offices from Maine to Oregon celebrated the 2010 holiday season by generously donating their time, dollars and talents to Aspen Dental's Creating Holiday Smiles initiative. Held in conjunction with community service organizations across the Aspen Dental network, Creating Holiday Smiles is designed to bring smiles to the communities in which Aspen Dental employees and patients live and work....

2010-11-05 14:28:00

Gioia to remain With Institute as Harman-Eisner Senior Fellow in the Arts WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute announced today that Dana Gioia will be stepping down from his position as director of the Harman-Eisner Program in the Arts, effective January 1, 2011. He was named Judge Widney Professor of Poetry and Public Culture at the University of Southern California and begins teaching in the Fall of 2011. Gioia will continue his affiliation with the...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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