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2013-04-14 23:00:42

Language, multicultural, and health & human performance program offerings expanded Seward, NE (PRWEB) April 14, 2013 A new department, Intercultural Studies and Modern Languages, has been added to the academic lineup at Concordia University, Nebraska. Teaching English to speakers of other languages, or TESOL, will be a new major associated with the department. The TESOL major will prepare students to teach English as a second language in settings other than grade schools and high...

Long Winter Ahead For Crew At The Concordia Research Base
2013-03-22 12:14:16

ESA Secluded from civilization and living in a white desert, the crew at the Concordia research base in Antarctica have settled in to their home and are ready for the cold, long winter ahead. After a period of adaptation to the sub-zero temperatures and high altitude on the Antarctic plateau, the base was prepared for three-quarters of a year of self-sufficient running. Food, fuel and equipment were ferried in over land and by air while personnel worked on maintaining the base and its...

2013-03-11 23:02:28

Dr. Jen Janousek doesn´t just teach public health–she lives it. The director of the Master of Public Health program at Concordia University, Nebraska, will participate in a mission trip to Guatemala this March. Seward, NE (PRWEB) March 11, 2013 Dr. Jen Janousek doesn´t just teach public health–she lives it. The Director of the Master of Public Health program at Concordia University, Nebraska, will participate in a mission trip to Guatemala this March. Dr. Janousek...

Summer Has Arrived For Antarctic Research Base Concordia
2012-11-09 13:30:03

ESA The first plane to reach Antarctic research base Concordia in nine months landed yesterday, bringing fresh food and replacements for the crew that spent winter in one of the most isolated places on Earth. Summer has definitely arrived. Concordia research station in Antarctica is a place of extremes. In winter, no sunlight is seen for almost four months and the typical crew of 12-15 live in complete isolation. In summer, the Sun stays above the horizon and over 50 scientists flock to...

2011-07-13 13:02:00

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on its journey to become a leader in innovation and environmental sustainability, PepsiCo Beverages Canada today announced the introduction of the 7UP EcoGreen(TM) bottle, Canada's - and North America's - first soft drink bottle made from 100 percent recycled PET plastic. The development of the 7UP EcoGreen bottle is a significant achievement for PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP) and a breakthrough for the Canadian beverage sector because...

2010-09-07 20:26:00

DENVER, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Gold Corp. ("Vista" or the "Company") (TSX & NYSE Amex Equities: VGZ) today announced that it has changed the name of its wholly-owned Paredones Amarillos gold project in Baja California Sur, Mexico to the Concordia gold project. The Company believes this will better reflect the integration of the project with the environmental, social and economic priorities of the region. The name Concordia (translated as "agreement" or "oneness") was selected...

2008-09-21 15:00:16

By TOM KERTSCHER Mequon -- Should a university environmental center that will focus much of its work on Lake Michigan be as close to the lake as possible -- or is that environmentally unsound? Concordia University and divided City of Mequon officials have wrestled with that for several months. Last week -- as the city prepared to take itself to court over the issue -- Concordia abandoned its plan for that location. Rather than being atop the visually spectacular and environmentally...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'