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2014-04-09 23:01:41

Tremendous growth in enrollments and a changing economic, technological and reputational landscape have prompted the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder to set two ambitious new goals for the year 2020. Improvements in the college’s “Best Graduate Schools” rankings, released in mid-March by U.S. News & World Report, indicate good progress in the right direction. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Tremendous growth in enrollments and a...

2014-03-31 23:03:14

Best Online Colleges, the premier site behind the rankings of top online programs and online schools, has released its annual findings for the Best Online Engineering Degree Programs. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 BestOnlineColleges.org is a pioneer in online education resources. We support prospective students by making college and university information available for objective consideration. Ultimately, we want students to make smart decisions about what college experience is best for them,...

2014-02-20 08:20:55

Raytheon GBS President and CIO champion of diversity, women and STEM WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is proud to congratulate Rebecca Rhoads, president, Global Business Services (GBS) and chief information officer, on her induction into California State Polytechnic, Pomona, College of Engineering's 2014 Hall of Fame. Appropriately, the public hall of fame event will be held today on National Engineers Week's "Girl Day." Rhoads is one of 22...

2014-02-12 23:28:58

Florida Poly and Microsoft will collaborate to provide practical, hands-on learning opportunities for students. Lakeland, FL (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Florida Polytechnic University, the state’s newest university, today announced that it has signed Microsoft to its growing list of industry partners. Together, Poly and Microsoft will form a collaborative relationship to aid in providing practical, hands-on learning opportunities for students. “Microsoft is a globally recognizable and...

2014-01-24 12:21:07

Engineering Accreditation Commission grants ABET accreditation LORETTO, Pa., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Benefiting from a teaching philosophy of a "classroom without walls," students in the Environmental Engineering program at Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania find themselves conducting fieldwork near campus or traveling around the globe as part of service-learning trips, such as the ongoing water remediation project in Bolivia. Fieldwork and other outside...

2013-11-11 23:23:47

Many Patents and Innovations in the Traffic Control Industry http://www.traffixdevices.com San Clemente, CA (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 From a list of over 25,000 Cal Poly Pomona Engineering Alumni, Jack Kulp, Founder and CEO of TrafFix Devices, Inc. was chosen as one of 22 Engineers to be part of the inaugural class of the Engineering Hall of Fame. This new Hall of Fame will serve to recognize distinguished engineers and their achievements as well as inspire future generations of...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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