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2012-08-21 22:17:34

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There´s long been an interesting relationship with technological advances and the young. For instance, many people have treasured memories of gathering around a radio for entertainment and news. Others can recall spending hours at their local record store, searching for new music. The faster technology advances, the shorter amount of time it has to stick with a generation. Therefore, while the Internet is still relatively...

2011-09-06 07:00:00

Online Textbook Retailer to Create Infographics Displaying Life as Students Know It: Card Catalogs and Pan American Airways Draw A Blank, While GPS Navigation Systems and Cartoon Network Strike A Chord. Lexington, KY (PRWEB) September 06, 2011 From technological advancements to changes in popular culture, the popular Beloit College âœMindset Listâ seeks to help college professors understand how different their studentsâ lives are from their...

2009-08-18 14:33:40

A Wisconsin college has released its annual Mindset List detailing the cultural touchstones important to this year's freshman class. The Beloit College Mindset List, compiled by retired college spokesman Ron Nief and humanities Professor Tom McBride, says 18-year-olds entering college this semester have grown up in a United States with Iraq as a repeated enemy, mega-churches located across the country and Cartoon Network as a cable TV viewing choice, USA Today reported Tuesday. For the Class...

2009-08-18 08:05:00

MADISON, Wis., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beloit College today announced its 12th annual Mindset List via webcast using Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, Inc. (Nasdaq: SOFO), the recognized market leader for rich media webcasting and knowledge management, giving the world a peek at the cultural touchstones that have shaped the lives of this year's incoming college freshmen. The webcast is now available at www.beloit.edu/mindsetwebcast. The Beloit College Mindset List is the creation...

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  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.