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2014-08-26 16:20:33

Five students complete Northrop Grumman - University of Maryland, Baltimore County program FALLS CHURCH, Va., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) today announced the completion of the 2014 Global Externship Program to give international students exposure to career fields in cyber, program management and computer engineering. Four of the students were from Saudi Arabia and one was from the United Arab...

2012-07-25 23:00:39

Municipal Government implements GPS fleet tracking solution to automate its processes, improving departmental efficiencies while establishing environmental initiatives Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 25, 2012 NexTraq, the value leader of GPS fleet tracking and vehicle management solutions, announced today that its client, Baltimore County has eliminated unauthorized vehicle use while increasing its fleet´s efficiency and decreasing fuel costs with the NexTraq Fleet Tracking platform. It has...

2011-06-18 00:01:06

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County's "ISDNow!" is a series of webinars, forums, and online community interactions sponsored by the Instructional Systems Development Graduate Program at UMBC. The ISDNow! Series are events, free to the community, that provide opportunities for individuals working or interested in training, education, business, government and the non-profit sector to share ideas and dialogue on topics of importance. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 16, 2011 The University...

2011-06-07 07:00:00

GREENBELT, Md., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bozzuto Homes, a subsidiary of The Bozzuto Group of companies, will host a groundbreaking event today at 11:00am EDT at Towson Green, a new sustainable townhome development in Baltimore County. The community has been recognized for its environmental achievements by The Chesapeake Fund, a non-profit project that works to reduce the amount of the Chesapeake Bay's two biggest pollutants - nitrogen and phosphorous. (Photo:...

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2011-04-08 09:20:00

Beauty is said to be in the eye of the beholder, but a new study reveals that the reverse is also true; unattractiveness is in the eye of the beheld. Research published in Ethology finds that people with bloodshot eyes are considered sadder, unhealthier and less attractive than people whose eye whites are untinted, a cue which is uniquely human."Red, 'bloodshot' eyes are prominent in medical diagnoses and in folk culture", said lead author Dr. Robert R. Provine from the University of...

2010-05-06 19:00:00

TOWSON, Md., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeffrey Macris of Anne Arundel County has been named statewide winner of the third annual Comcast Parent Involvement Matters Awards program. State Superintendent of Schools Nancy S. Grasmick and Comcast Regional Senior Vice President Fred Graffam made the announcement this evening at a special ceremony held at Loch Raven High School in Towson, Maryland. Macris led an effort to turn around two Annapolis area middle schools, even though he and his wife...

2009-11-19 07:00:00

ARMONK, N.Y. and BALTIMORE, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NSYE: IBM) today announced researchers at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) are using IBM technology to analyze smoke patterns during wildfires. The goal of the research is to provide fire and public safety officials with a real-time assessment of the fire, allowing them to make more informed decisions on public evacuations and health warnings. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.