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2010-08-17 09:30:00

Centre County Students Recognized as One Millionth Visitors ROCK SPRINGS, Centre Co., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding today marked a major milestone for the Pennsylvania Woodmobile, as the sustainable wood products classroom on wheels celebrated one million visitors. The traveling classroom, which first hit the road in 2002, has appeared in 64 counties throughout the state at nearly 450 events, from schools to the Pennsylvania Farm Show in...

2010-07-12 15:26:00

CHICAGO, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago State University (CSU) Athletics Director Sudie Davis announces the hiring of Chicago native Tracy Dildy as the new head coach of the University's men's basketball team. Dildy becomes the 12th head coach in the program's 35-year history and brings a wealth of experience at the NCAA Division I level as a top recruiter and respected assistant coach. "This is a bittersweet moment in my life to leave my Alma Mater, the University of Illinois at...

2010-05-04 14:08:00

INDIANAPOLIS, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- With today's announcement of a new $16 million federal "Beacon Communities" grant for Central Indiana, Indiana's leadership in health information technology (HIT) has now attracted $49.5 million in total federal funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The latest grant comes through the Beacon Communities Cooperative Agreement Program administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Under this grant, a wide...

2010-02-24 10:33:00

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- How do I find entry-level positions that will prepare me for a successful future? Can I be doing more now to prepare for what comes next? These questions and more, along with paper deadlines, presentations and exams, are bouncing around in the minds of college students throughout the nation, but only so much can be taught in the classroom. With that in mind, a newly developed liberal arts course at Penn State University offers students the...

2010-02-10 09:14:00

LANSING, Mich., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Department of Treasury, in partnership with the Michigan College Access Network, today announced the start of the Michigan College Access Portal (MiCAP). The portal is a statewide initiative which will provide free support for all students and families in Michigan to simplify the process of transitioning from high school to college and career. The State has worked to identify the best possible services available to families nationwide...

2010-01-26 05:32:00

AMSTERDAM, January 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elsevier announced today that the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) has agreed to acquire the complete ScienceDirect eBooks collections for 2008, 2009, and 2010. As a result, libraries and patrons in CIC member institutions will be able to access over 1,300 titles across 18 science, technical and medical subject areas. CIC member institutions include Indiana University, Michigan State University, Northwestern University,...

2009-08-17 11:25:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Presidential Towers, a Waterton Residential community, announces its donation of a fully furnished two bedroom apartment to the University of Illinois Medical Center (UIMC), allowing patients and their families to stay for free while undergoing care at the medical center. "Based on our location and availability, the managing partners of Presidential Towers felt that this was a great way to give back to our community," states Phyllis Kempton, Community...

2009-07-31 07:08:00

CHICAGO, July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Don't you wish you knew the inside scoop before choosing a college and not just what you learned on the campus tour? Now you can get the raw, uncensored truth with the College Life Guides on http://www.RealCollegeTour.com. Every college has both great and horrible things about it. The College Life Guides available on RealCollegeTour.com are written by actual students and provide parents and students with all of the information they need to know about a...

2009-07-07 09:20:00

LANSING, Mich., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan is the latest state to adopt the HunterExam.com interactive hunter education course as an option to prepare for hunting certification. The new HunterExam online course allows students to complete coursework online before attending required classroom and hands-on field course training needed to obtain their Michigan hunter education certificate. "We commend Michigan for implementing the HunterExam program to help educate today's hunters," said...

2009-05-13 16:57:53

U.S. researchers say monitoring human behavior such as people buying flu-related medications or Google searches may be a way to warn of pandemic. Barrett Caldwell, a Purdue University associate professor of industrial engineering, said the conventional monitoring approach requires public health officials to know when certain events leading to pandemic begin. The problem with this requirement is that by the time you know an event has happened, it's often too late to do much about it,...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.