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2014-06-18 23:03:04

MyWay Mobile Storage provides donated portable storage units to Special Olympics of Maryland’s Summer Olympic Games for the sixth consecutive year. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Special Olympics Maryland held their annual Summer Games on the campus of Towson University on June 6-8, 2014. The Summer Games took place at various locations throughout Towson University’s campus, as well as Cockeysville Middle School and UMBC. Towson University has hosted the Summer Games for...

2014-05-16 23:06:45

Study looks at Panama and Miami as ideal distribution hub to Latin America. Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Florida International University (FIU) Masters of International Business (MIB) students and international freight forwarder LILLY + Associates International released a semester-long study weighing the benefits between PortMiami and Panama as the natural distribution hub for the Americas. "The meticulous level of work performed by the FIU MIB students, under the direction of...

2014-05-15 08:29:30

Artist and educator with a reputation as an energetic teacher and advocate of the arts and humanities named new leader of gallery OGDEN, Utah, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery at Weber State University (www.weber.edu/shawgallery) today announced Lydia Gravis will join the gallery as its new director. The Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery is Northern Utah's premier venue for contemporary art exhibitions and educational programs that provide...

2014-04-14 16:25:36

CHICAGO, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington, Ky., announced today that it has joined the supply chain collaborative established by the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville, Va., and VCU Medical Center in Richmond, Va. In 2007, the two Virginia hospitals combined their purchasing efforts and began working with UHC and its supply contracting company, Novation. The University of Kentucky Hospital will now also benefit...

2014-04-10 12:26:35

Event will feature world-class musicians along with special programs for families and children in Northern Utah OGDEN, Utah, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Weber State University's Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities (http://www.weber.edu/cah) today announced the full program for the 8(th) annual Bonneville Chamber Music Festival scheduled for April 14(th), 16(th), 18(th) and 19(th) at 7:30 p.m. at the Val A. Browning Center. This year's festival will have a...

2014-04-04 23:27:08

Olivia Roney Spahn was honored last Saturday, March 29, as an Outstanding Alumni of Communications Studies. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 As a young entrepreneur from the Indianapolis area, Olivia Roney Spahn, was honored with the Outstanding Alumni from her alma mater, IUPUI. The Communications Studies Department chose 2014 as the year to honor to outstanding alumni, one alum who had been out of the department for over 10 years and another who had graduated within the past 10...

2014-03-25 08:28:21

Panel to explore the scientific, culinary, economic and spiritual roles of Salt OGDEN, Utah, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Who: Weber State University Department of Visual Arts (http://weber-edu-dova.org/dova/) The Weber State University Department of Visual Arts is committed to developing art and design professionals through educational experiences based on history, theory, and practice. The department strives to help students become creative problem solvers, visually literate,...

2014-03-17 08:27:44

Utahans invited to witness life through the 'eyes of a young girl with autism' OGDEN, Utah, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities at Weber State University (www.weber.edu/cah) today announced the Department of Performing Arts workshop production, Mockingbird, a play by award-winning playwright, Julie Jensen, and directed by Theatre Professor, Tracy Callahan will play to Utah audiences March 27 through April 5, 2014. Commissioned by...

2014-03-05 08:27:48

Event will feature workshops and a gallery experience for Wasatch Range educators interested in integrating arts into the classroom OGDEN, Utah, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Weber State University's Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities (http://www.weber.edu/cah) and the Jerry and Vickie Moyes College of Education (http://www.weber.edu/coe/) today announced the inaugural Arts Integration Conference (www.weber.edu/artsintegration) scheduled for Friday, March 28 from...

2014-02-24 08:26:44

Materials taken from Great Salt Lake to be cornerstone of installation entitled, "Return to the Sea: Saltworks by Motoi Yamamoto - 'Floating Garden'" OGDEN, Utah, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Weber State University's Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities (http://www.weber.edu/cah), today announced the opening of a new exhibit in the Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery by contemporary Japanese artist, Motoi Yamamoto. This exhibition will feature the artist, creating...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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