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2014-07-31 23:11:36

World Education.net announces that its Strategic Account Manager Connie Smith will provide one-on-one counseling to students at the upcoming SDSU Military Open House on August 8. Arlington, TX (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 World Education.net Strategic Account Manager Connie Smith will be attending San Diego State University’s upcoming Veterans and Military Open House, being held on August 8 on the SDSU campus. The event, being sponsored by the University’s College of Extended Studies, will...

2014-07-31 23:03:03

The University of the Virgin Islands entered into five-year memoranda of understanding with Anguilla Community College (ACC) and H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), British Virgin Islands. U.S. Virgin Islands (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The University of the Virgin Islands entered into five-year memoranda of understanding with Anguilla Community College (ACC) and H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), British Virgin Islands. These agreements will allow UVI to establish areas for...

2014-07-31 23:03:01

The University of the Virgin Islands is adopting a nationally recognized teacher preparatory program aimed at increasing student success. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The University of the Virgin Islands is adopting a nationally recognized teacher preparatory program aimed at increasing student success. UVI is developing the UVI Teach program – a secondary science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teacher training program. Adapted from the UTeach Program, UVI will be one of the...

2014-07-31 23:02:21

A program for anyone looking to experience weight loss “boot camp” is coming to the University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC) as a one-week destination weight loss boot camp and transformation program. “Extreme Weight Loss: Destination Boot Camp,” a collaboration between AHWC and Eyeworks USA, is an evidenced-based program inspired by the unscripted series “Extreme Weight Loss,” produced for ABC by Eyeworks USA. AURORA, Colo. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 A...

2014-07-31 20:23:02

Arizona Board of Regents Asked to Help Find New Location for Study PHOENIX, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A petition launched on Change.org by an Arizona veteran has gathered over 100,000 signatures in support of Dr. Sue Sisley's efforts to initiate medical marijuana research in Arizona. Launched on July 10, the petition reached 100,000 signatures in just 21 days. The public outcry against Dr. Sisley's dismissal from the University of Arizona has reached a national...

2014-07-30 23:08:54

FAMU Fulbright recipients will conduct research at Nigeria's Federal University of Technology to study diabetes and green alternatives to harden steel. Tallahassee, FL (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Florida A&M University (FAMU) mechanical engineering doctoral candidate Renee Gordon and biochemistry professor Ngozi Ugochukwu, Ph.D., will head to Nigeria in August to conduct research as Fulbright Scholars. The prestigious Fulbright Scholars Program is a highly competitive international...

2014-07-30 23:00:50

Nationally recognized leader in nursing education, Marsha Howell Adams, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, who since September 2013 has served as president of the National League for Nursing, became the new dean of the College of Nursing at University of Alabama-Huntsville (UAH), effective July 14. The move marries her leadership of the NLN, as the nation's premier voice for nursing education, to one of the top-ranked academic nursing and research institutions in the country. Washington, DC (PRWEB)...

2014-07-29 23:16:00

Scholarships to support STEM education in place for next class of Florida Polytechnic University students. Lakeland, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Florida Polytechnic University students beginning classes next year can once again count on financial support from the institution. The University’s Board of Trustees voted on Monday, July 28 to approve a new scholarship program for the 2015-2016 academic year. Incoming full-time undergraduate students will receive scholarships ranging from...

2014-07-29 23:09:04

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University has been awarded a $100,000 grant by the National Science Foundation to fund a research partnership with the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. Tallahassee, Florida (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) has been awarded a $100,000 grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Materials Research to fund a project entitled “EAGER: Magnetic Interrogation of Mesoscale Materials.” EAGER...

2014-07-29 12:41:15

Program Available in a New Direct Assessment Delivery Format IRVINE, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fall 2014 quarter, the University of California, Irvine Extension is launching a new Strategic Leadership Development Certificate Program for professionals seeking leadership skills essential to being an effective executive, manager, supervisor, or team member in any field or industry. This program is offered in a new delivery format, Direct Assessment, which places emphasis on...


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Martin J. Fettman
2012-10-27 13:48:02

Martin Joseph Fettman was selected as a Payload Specialist candidate by NASA in December of 1991 because of his life’s dedication to pathology. He continues today with his dedication by bringing awareness to science in space to many public forums. Fettman was born in Brooklyn, New York on December 31, 1965. He attended Midwood High School in Brooklyn, New York and graduated in 1973. He went on to further his academics at Cornell University. His focus was animal nutrition and in 1976, he...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.