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2011-10-07 09:00:00

Pacifica Graduate Institute today announced the appointment of Carol S. Pearson, Ph.D., as President of the Institute. She succeeds the Founding President, Stephen Aizenstat, Ph.D. A formal inauguration will take place on Thursday, February 9, 2012. Santa Barbara, California (PRWEB) October 07, 2011 Pacifica Graduate Institute announced the appointment of Carol S. Pearson, Ph.D., as President of the Institute. She succeeds the Founding President, Stephen Aizenstat, Ph.D. A formal...

2011-07-19 14:37:36

Research by UCLA's Gene Block, Christopher Colwell provides new insights into sleep difficulties among older people A new study of the brain's master circadian clock "” known as the suprachiasmatic nucleus, or SCN "” reveals that a key pattern of rhythmic neural activity begins to decline by middle age. The study, whose senior author is UCLA Chancellor Gene Block, may have implications for the large number of older people who have difficulty sleeping and adjusting to time...

2011-06-30 10:45:00

UNCSA to Become Exclusive Affiliate School of the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at American Ballet Theatre NEW YORK, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Ballet Theatre (ABT) and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) School of Dance in Winston-Salem have announced plans for a five-year partnership, which will implement ABT's National Training Curriculum throughout the UNCSA School of Dance preparatory, high school and collegiate divisions and make...

2011-05-19 22:25:00

Political challenges faced by Obama administration and Prime Minister Netanyahu Situation in the Middle East What does the current development mean? KOKOMO, Ind., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Indiana University Kokomo Chancellor Michael Harris, professor of Public Policy, retired Major in the Israeli Defense Forces in Intelligence, is available for commentary about the challenges in the Middle East. He is recognized for his expertise by several media outlays including, Fox and...

2011-03-23 12:57:00

LONDON, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Inmarsat plc (LSE: ISAT), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services comments on the very positive endorsement for the UK Space Industry in the Chancellor's Growth Report to accompany the Budget: - Chancellor announces changes to The Outer Space Act removing unlimited liability on operators to encourage companies like Inmarsat and Virgin Galactic to be based in UK, considerably reducing insurance costs,...

2011-03-02 07:00:00

Blair recognized for international advocacy of women's education CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Asian University for Women (AUW) is pleased to announce the appointment of Cherie Blair, a leading international lawyer, human rights advocate, and the wife of the former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, as the first Chancellor of the three-year old University. Kamal Ahmad, Chief Executive Officer of AUW, first made the announcement during the opening...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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