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2014-08-07 16:33:17

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) recently announced the winners of its 10(th) annual Engineering Scholars program in the greater Rolling Meadows community. The program will provide college scholarships this fall to two graduating high school seniors interested in studying engineering, computer science, physics or mathematics. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is...

2014-08-04 12:37:01

- Lists Reveal Top 20 Colleges in Categories From "Great Financial Aid" and "Best Career Services" to "Best Science Facilities" NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a Princeton Review survey that asked students at 379 top colleges to rate their schools on dozens of topics and report on their campus experiences, the college at which students reported the highest satisfaction with their financial aid awards was Pomona College (CA). Northeastern University (MA) earned the #1 spot...

2014-05-21 23:03:01

The report provides detailed nine-year forecasts of non-data center AOC markets, with breakouts by end-user application, interface standard, cable lengths, type of cable and wavelength. Forecasts are provided in units shipped and revenue terms. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 The market for active optical cables (AOCs) for non-data center applications will reach US$1.2 billion by 2019, according to a new report from industry analyst Communications Industry Researchers, (CIR)....

2014-04-01 23:01:27

Office continues surge of new commissions with Chamberlain Group HQ. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation’s largest architecture, engineering and planning firms, has named Tim Tracey, AIA, as director of its Chicago, Ill. office. He was previously the office’s design director. Tracey will focus on strengthening the office’s holistic and integrated design process while continuing to lead its reputation as an award-winning firm. He takes over...

2013-11-18 23:23:01

G4S Technology, a pioneer in the design and construction of high performance broadband networks and reliable electronic security systems for over 25 years, has completed a fiber to the home project that will greatly enhance the quality of living for over 200 customers in Champaign/Urbana, Illinois. Omaha, Nebraska (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 G4S Technology, a pioneer in the design and construction of high performance broadband networks and reliable electronic security systems for over 25...

2013-10-24 23:03:18

College students encouraged to create environmentally sustainable innovations in competition for grant. Indie rockers Grouplove headline accompanying concert tour. Portland, ME (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 In conjunction with their 12th Campus Consciousness Tour (CCT), environmental non-profit REVERB is launching a $10,000 grant challenge to empower college students to create environmental innovations. Fall 2013 headliner Grouplove will serve on the judging panel of what is being dubbed the...

2013-09-07 23:00:08

Bridle Brook of Mahomet, a BMA assisted living and memory care community in Champaign County, Illinois, invites the community to celebrate National Assisted Living Week from Sept. 8 -14. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) September 07, 2013 Bridle Brook of Mahomet, a BMA assisted living and memory care community, will celebrate National Assisted Living Week from Sept. 8 – 14. The community is located at 1505 Patton Dr. in Mahomet, Illinois. Several activities are planned throughout the week, and...

2013-07-27 23:00:06

Bridle Brook of Mamomet, a BMA assisted living and memory care community in Champaign County, Illinois, will host the events every Friday. Bradley, IL (PRWEB) July 27, 2013 Bridle Brook of Mahomet, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting a weekly “Wine Before You Dine” event on Fridays. The community is located at 1505 Patton Dr. in Mahomet, Illinois. “Different wines are featured each week as we take an hour to socialize before dinner,” said Angela Ford, Bridle...

2013-07-08 23:23:09

Bridle Brook of Mamomet, a BMA assisted living and memory care community in Champaign County, Illinois, is hosting an Alzheimer's Support meeting on July 10. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 Bridle Brook of Mahomet, a BMA assisted living and memory care community in Champaign County, Illinois, is hosting an Alzheimer’s Support meeting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10. The community is located at 1505 Patton Dr. in Mahomet, Illinois. “Whether you are suffering from...


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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'