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2014-07-17 23:06:03

ASU spinout promises global market impact. Tempe, Ariz. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 A business startup formed to commercialize technology developed by an Arizona State University engineer and his students has won an Arizona Innovation Challenge award from the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), the state’s leading economic development agency. Recipients of the award “represent innovative Arizona entrepreneurs who are creating technological solutions with the potential for global impact,”...

2014-07-10 23:07:08

As part of the State’s FY 2015 budget, the Maricopa Community Colleges received $1.4 million to bolster educational efforts in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) and Workforce areas. This additional funding is the first State appropriation for Maricopa in areas of the STEM and Workforce since 2009. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 As part of the State’s FY 2015 budget, the Maricopa Community Colleges received $1.4 million to bolster educational efforts in Science,...

2014-07-10 08:27:05

CityU presents research on the impacts of budget cuts on consumers of community mental health SEATTLE, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Ellen Carruth, a professor at City University of Seattle, led a research team of Master of Arts in Counseling students as they explored the impacts of state budget cuts on consumers of community mental health in Washington State's largest county - King County. Rather than focusing their analysis on clients, the team concentrated on...

2014-07-01 23:03:03

Celebrate safely and plan ahead so that fireworks and other loud noises do not cause permanent damage. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 As the Fourth of July holiday draws near and the planning of celebrations begin, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) reminds the public of the importance of protecting one’s hearing from loud noises, especially fireworks. Although hearing loss is often believed to be an issue that progresses over time, it can also be caused by...

2014-06-18 23:11:35

ASU awarded a $20 million grant by NGA to launch the Foresight Initiative to provide interconnected tools, techniques and environments for decision making for increased global sustainability and resilience. Tempe, Arizona (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Arizona State University (ASU) was selected for a competitive five-year award of $20 million by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) to launch a research partnership, effective June 1, 2014, to explore approaches for anticipating and...

2014-06-14 23:02:43

Scottsdale Community College and the National Science Foundation (NSF) are funding the inaugural AMP Summer Math Camp at Grand Canyon University, June 22-26. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 Scottsdale Community College and the National Science Foundation (NSF) are funding the inaugural Arizona Mathematics Partnership (AMP) Summer Math Camp at Grand Canyon University, June 22-26. More than 100 middle-school students from six school districts throughout the Valley will participate in...

2014-05-22 23:13:16

Popular medical certificate programs are being offered this summer and fall through the Maricopa Corporate College, the newest entity of the Maricopa County Community College District. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Popular medical certificate programs are being offered this summer and fall through the Maricopa Corporate College, the newest entity of the Maricopa County Community College District. Students can enroll in various programs such as Clinical Medical Assistant, Dental...

2014-05-17 23:01:40

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) has recognized Maricopa Community Colleges Governing Board President Dana Saar for his commitment to excellence in community college governance. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) has recognized Maricopa Community Colleges Governing Board President Dana Saar for his commitment to excellence in community college governance. Mr. Saar completed the ACCT’s Community College Governance...

2014-05-14 08:37:47

The first cohort will begin classes in September 2014 ST. LOUIS, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Washington University in St. Louis School of Law today announced a new partnership with renowned Mexican graduate school, EGAP Government and Public Policy of Tec de Monterrey, to offer a dual Master of Laws (LL.M.) in U.S. Law and Transnational Law & Business. 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU), an online learning platform and technology-enabled services company, will support the dual LL.M. "With...

2014-05-07 20:22:37

ASU to honor conservationist with naming of Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability TEMPE, Ariz., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As climate change threatens the world's eco-systems, conservationist and philanthropist Julie Ann Wrigley is on a mission. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140507/85645 Turning to higher education for solutions, Wrigley has made a new $25 million philanthropic investment in Arizona State University's Global Institute of Sustainability,...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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