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2014-05-07 23:04:48

Embry-Riddle's Security Studies and International Affairs Department is growing to keep pace with a career focused curriculum that includes cybersecurity, forensic accounting, international relations and terrorism studies DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 When Dr. Jim Ramsay joined the Embry-Riddle faculty in 2006 to launch the Homeland Security academic program at the Daytona Beach, Fla., campus, he welcomed the opportunity to “build something special from scratch, a new...

2014-05-06 08:23:50

PASADENA, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new $15 million gift by Lynda and Stewart Resnick in support of the Resnick Sustainability Institute at Caltech will help scientists and engineers advance research aimed at helping humanity sustainably meet its needs for energy, food, clean water, and a healthy environment. This brings total funding of the Resnick Sustainability Institute to nearly $60 million, beginning with a foundational $21 million gift from the Resnicks in 2009....

2014-05-01 23:03:30

Solidoodle supports the work of e-NABLE and Rochester Institute of Technology to make custom prosthetic hands accessible to underserved communities through 3D printing. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Desktop 3D printer manufacturer Solidoodle is proud to support the efforts of e-NABLE and the Center for Media, Arts, Games, Interaction & Creativity (MAGIC Center) at Rochester Institute of Technology to develop solutions to make prosthetic hands more accessible for underserved...

2014-04-29 08:46:44

BROOKLYN, N.Y., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NYU WIRELESS and Straight Path Spectrum, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Straight Path Communications Inc. (NYSE MKT:STRP), announced that Straight Path is joining the New York University-based research center as an affiliate sponsor and advisory board member. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091027/NY99197LOGO NYU WIRELESS--a research center in the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, the NYU Langone School of Medicine, and...

2014-04-28 23:10:43

The Association for Enterprise Information (AFEI) has announced that it will be co-hosting CYBERWEST, an event featuring Homeland Security, NIST and industry leaders sharing information and insights on regulations, legislation and needed technology improvements to boost cybersecurity across the nation in the wake of the Target and Snowden incidents. AFEI has partnered with the Embry-Riddle College of Security and Intelligence, ACTRA and Arizona InfraGard to host this first-ever Southwest...

2014-04-28 08:26:51

CMU School of Drama Marks 100 Years, Debuts National Tony Honor for Theatre Educators NEW YORK and PITTSBURGH, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) has been named by the Tony Awards(®) as its first, exclusive higher education partner. As part of the collaboration, the two organizations will jointly create and launch the first, national recognition program to honor kindergarten through high-school (K-12) theatre educators....

2014-04-22 23:01:36

Partners to Create an Electric Flight Program Focused on Reducing Aircraft Emissions and Noise Daytona Beach, Fla. (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Powering Imagination LLC have entered into an agreement to create an electric flight program focused on reducing aircraft emissions and noise through the development of electric propulsion systems. In announcing their agreement, Erik Lindbergh, CEO of Powering Imagination, and Dr. Richard Anderson, Director of...

2014-04-21 23:05:52

Stevens Institute of Technology to Display more than 120 Technologies that Could Lead to Breakthroughs Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 The 2014 Stevens Innovation Expo will take place Wednesday, April 30 on Stevens Institute of Technology's Hoboken campus, highlighting more than 120 interdisciplinary student research projects — including innovative new designs for emergency room equipment, urban flood barriers, 'green' roofs, tax software, 'smart' military suits,...

2014-04-15 23:05:33

On Apr. 23, 2014, the Former Chairman and CEO of Intel Corporation will discuss the strategies nations can use to drive economic growth Hoboken, N.J. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Dr. Craig Barrett, a renowned scientist, corporate leader and education advocate, will headline the President’s Distinguished Lecture Series at Stevens Institute of Technology on April 23, 2014. His talk, entitled “Economic Competitiveness in the 21st Century,” will examine how the addition of nearly 3 billion...

2014-04-14 23:04:05

Developer of the popular fitness application is also part of a WPI research team working on a smartwatch application that will improve care for patients with severe diabetes. Worcester, Mass. (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 It knows when you're sleeping. It knows when you're awake—and when you're sitting, walking, or running. Called On11, a new fitness and activity tracker available for the Pebble smart watch is currently its 7th most popular watch-face application for the device,...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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