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2014-05-20 12:27:13

Central Michigan University is the No. 1 Online Bachelor's Program in the country; Arizona State University has top Online Business and Engineering Programs WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report, publisher of Best Colleges and Best Online Programs, today released the 2014 Best Online Programs for Veterans on usnews.com. The rankings, now in their second year, were designed to help veterans identify high-quality online degree programs that suit their educational...

2013-08-21 23:18:38

CMU soccer player Josie Seebeck died of her injuries following a car accident. With two other surviving students injured, personal injury lawyer Thomas Stroble says the families will need to face a difficult legal situation. MT. PLEASANT, MICHIGAN (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Central Michigan University midfielder Josie Seebeck died of her injuries three days after a car accident earlier this month reported the Los Angeles Times. While Seebeck's family and teammates struggle with the loss,...

2013-04-04 15:08:18

“DNA from Asian carp has been found only in areas where Asian carp have been caught, i.e., Chicago area waterway and the western basin of Lake Erie” Scientists from the University of Notre Dame, The Nature Conservancy, and Central Michigan University presented their findings of Asian carp DNA throughout the Great Lakes in a study published in the Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.  “The good news is that we have found no evidence that Asian carp are...

2010-12-16 14:41:00

DETROIT, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beginning January 2011, television viewers in mid- and northern Michigan will get an opportunity to delve into the minds and motives of business leaders through their local PBS station. WCMU, Central Michigan University Public Television, will begin broadcasting "Leaders on Leadership" at 3:30 p.m. Sundays starting January 2. Each half-hour edition seeks to reveal the character, drive and ambition of chief executives renowned for their...

2010-12-01 07:30:00

Atlanta, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Lancope, Inc., the leader in NetFlow(TM) collection and analysis and the provider of the StealthWatch® System for flow-based network performance and security monitoring, today announced that it will host a Webinar case study titled "How Central Michigan University Improves Network Visibility, Performance and Security Using StealthWatch." Ryan Laus, network manager for Central Michigan University (CMU) - one of the 100 largest public...

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2009-10-28 09:55:00

Cobbling together 3000 individual photographs, a physicist has made a new high-resolution panoramic image of the full night sky, with the Milky Way galaxy as its centerpiece. Axel Mellinger, a professor at Central Michigan University, describes the process of making the panorama in the November issue of Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. An interactive version of the picture can viewed on Mellinger's website: http://home.arcor.de/axel.mellinger/. "This panorama image...

2009-09-17 08:49:00

Analytic Model Helps Health Care Organizations Predict Demand for Services ANN ARBOR, Mich. and MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dataspace, an Ann Arbor-based business intelligence software and consulting firm and Business Insight, a part of the Central Michigan University Research Corporation, announce the introduction of Patient Volume Forecaster (www.thepvforecaster.com), a service that helps health care leaders predict and respond to expected demand for...

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2009-08-04 06:24:39

Blind people could soon have a helpful hand in avoiding obstacles thanks to a cane equipped with the technology that retailers use to tag merchandise. Researchers at Central Michigan University have created a "Smart Cane." It reads electronic navigational tags installed between buildings to help the blind travel more easily to their destinations.  "This project started as a way for me to teach students to see and understand the ways that engineering can be used for the greater good,"...

2008-09-18 15:00:37

Central Michigan University will begin to educate its inaugural class of 100 future physicians as early as Fall 2011. Citing the institution's responsibility to help Michigan prepare for an impending shortage of 6,000 physicians by 2020, the CMU Board of Trustees, at its Sept. 18 meeting, authorized President Michael Rao to proceed with establishing a school of medicine. Numerous feasibility studies demonstrating CMU's strength in the basic sciences, library resources and instructional...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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