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2014-04-29 23:11:09

University of the Virgin Islands receives largest gift in school's history. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 New Generation Power and Chairman, Dr. Chirinjeev Kathuria, are proud to announce a $30 million gift commitment on their behalf to help establish a state-of-the-art, Territory-wide medical school at the University of the Virgin Islands. The generous gift comes one week after a unanimous vote by the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Board of Trustees allowing the...

2014-04-29 23:04:51

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) received a $30 million gift commitment to help establish a state-of-the-art, Territory-wide medical school. St. Thomas, US. Virgin Islands (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) received a $30 million gift commitment to help establish a state-of-the-art, Territory-wide medical school. Announced on April 25, by UVI President David Hall, the generous gift on behalf of New Generation Power (NGP) and its Chairman, Dr....

2014-04-29 23:03:50

Charitable project Pay It Forward, created by home security provider Protect America, won by University of Florida advertising team Optical Advertising. Gainesville, Florida (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The University of Florida and home security giant Protect America have announced this year's winner of the charitable communications project "Pay It Forward" as student team Optical Advertising. The Pay It Forward Challenge tasks Advertising student groups with seeking local...

2014-04-29 23:01:06

Best Online Colleges, the premier website for rankings of the top online programs and online schools, has released its annual rankings of the Best Online MBA Programs. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 BestOnlineColleges.org is a pioneer in online educational resources for students. A remarkable shift has occurred in America’s higher education system over the last few years. While online education was once considered a niche industry, top colleges and universities are now offering online course...

2014-04-29 23:00:49

Best Online Colleges, the premier website for rankings of the top online programs and online schools, has released its annual rankings of the Best Online Social Work Degree Programs. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 BestOnlineColleges.org is a pioneer in online educational resources for students. A remarkable shift has occurred in America’s higher education system over the last few years. While online education was once considered a niche industry, top colleges and universities are now offering...

2014-04-29 08:37:44

- Five Joint Research Projects Underway - GAITHERSBURG, Md. and ADELPHI, Md., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca, and the University System of Maryland announced today that the initial research collaboration between MedImmune and the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) has been expanded to include the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. The collaborators have also...

2014-04-28 23:11:35

UMBC at The Universities at Shady Grove’s Graduate Information Session provides an opportunity for individuals to learn about the Division of Professional Studies graduate programs offered at the Shady Grove campus, including Cybersecurity, Biotechnology, and Geographic Information Systems. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 UMBC at USG’s Graduate Information Session will be held on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. in the Camille Kendall Academic Center (Building III) at USG....

2014-04-23 23:00:26

Harvard University Professor Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., a noted literary historian, activist, and filmmaker, will be the keynote speaker at the University of the Virgin Islands’ 2014 Commencement Ceremonies scheduled for May 17, on St. Thomas, and for May 18, on St. Croix. (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Harvard University Professor Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., a noted literary historian, activist, and filmmaker, will be the keynote speaker at the University of the Virgin Islands’ 2014...

2014-04-22 23:10:44

Students from Arizona universities will demonstrate their projects to the public at the Innovation Showcase May 1 and during a formal public presentation workshop May 2. The multi-university collaboration is made possible by funding and support from the Arizona Board of Regents. Tempe, Ariz. (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Learn how algae can not only be used to clean Arizona’s wastewaters, but be turned into a renewable energy source and other valuable products May 1 and 2 at Arizona Center for...

2014-04-22 23:00:20

On April 19, the Board of Trustees of the University of the Virgin Islands, in a unanimous vote, authorized President David Hall to commence the development phase for a medical school in the territory. U.S. Virgin Islands (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 On April 19, the Board of Trustees of the University of the Virgin Islands, in a unanimous vote, authorized President David Hall to commence the development phase for a medical school in the territory. The Board also approved a major gift agreement...


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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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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