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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...

2014-02-10 12:20:49

About 85 percent of Amtrak passengers now have free Internet access CHICAGO, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AmtrakConnect® cellular-based Wi-Fi service is now available on Amtrak trains in the Midwest, with eight corridors offering this free amenity to Amtrak passengers, effective today. Collectively, these routes carried nearly 3.3 million passengers in the last year (Amtrak FY2013, Oct. 2012-Sept. 2013) and account for about 10 percent of Amtrak ridership. "We continually look...

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...

2008-10-02 12:03:53

Nature Valley(R) and American Hiking Society are pleased to announce 20 nonprofit organizations around the country have been named finalists for Save the Trails(TM) funding. Save the Trails, in cooperation with the American Hiking Society National Trails Fund, will award $5,000 to each of the top 10 finalists, based on online votes, to restore and revitalize hiking trails in their communities. Voting is open to the public now through Oct. 31, 2008, at www.wheresyours.com. "Hiking trails are...

2008-08-18 12:00:25

The East Dearborn Downtown Development Authority (EDDDA) is inviting local residents and visitors to explore the district's international and eclectic offering of retail stores, ethnic food shops, restaurants and entertainment. The district is also home to the world class Arab American National Museum. A new web site www.EastDowntownDearborn.com, developed by the EDDDA, highlights local businesses and upcoming events, including a free City-sponsored "Music Under the Stars" concert on...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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