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2014-02-19 23:22:51

Harvey Mudd College, a leading innovator in science, engineering and mathematics undergraduate education, has launched a $150 million comprehensive campaign to expand its interdisciplinary, hands-on educational experience. Claremont, CA (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Harvey Mudd College, a leading innovator in science, engineering and mathematics undergraduate education, has launched a $150 million comprehensive campaign. “Harvey Mudd is on a mission,” said President Maria Klawe. “We...

2013-11-13 23:00:59

GIS Day is celebrated annually with independent events around the world. It provides a forum for users of GIS technology to demonstrate real-world applications that are making a difference in our society. Claremont, California (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Claremont Graduate University (CGU's) Center for Information Systems and Technology will host GIS Day events on Friday, Nov. 15 in celebration of the university's partnership with Esri, the world’s largest developer of GIS...

2012-09-25 23:03:35

Online Mentorship Program Sponsored by Piazza and Harvey Mudd College Targets National Priority of Increasing Women's Participation in STEM Careers New York, NY (PRWEB) September 25, 2012 Harvey Mudd College and Piazza, the social learning network for students and instructors, joined Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, dignitaries from 12 United Nations member nations, and leaders from nine other U.S.-based organizations in launching the Equal Futures Partnership– a U.N. and White...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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