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2012-08-31 23:00:48

Year Up partners with Miami Dade College to offer effective, scalable program closely linked to labor market demand. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 31, 2012 Addressing the critical role of community colleges in creating pathways to careers for young adults, Year Up announced the launch of its Professional Training Corps. (PTC) program at Miami Dade College, with classes beginning this week. Miami Dade College (MDC) has more than 174,000 students and is the largest institution of higher education...

2012-08-31 12:12:04

NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck will join officials from The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), along with state and local leaders, for the official opening of the Center for Space Exploration Technology Research (cSETR) and the NASA Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Aerospace Education Laboratory at 12:30 p.m. EDT (10:30 a.m. MDT), Thursday, Sept. 6. The opening will take place in the foyer of the university's engineering building. The NASA-funded cSETR conducts analytical,...

2012-08-28 23:02:35

Speak Up About Hearing Loss is ASHA´s broadcast public service announcement (PSA) campaign urging families to break through the silence and openly discuss untreated hearing loss among older family members. Potomac, MD (PRWEB) August 27, 2012 Do you suspect an older family member has trouble hearing? With 99 million U.S. adults over 50 having untreated hearing loss, chances are you do. Almost half the respondents in an AARP/American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) National...

2012-08-28 23:01:10

"AZ Furnace" Encourages Entrepreneurs to Find and Commercialize Promising Innovations Originating in State's Universities and Research Institutions Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) August 27, 2012 The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), and BioAccel announce their collaboration with AZ Furnace, Arizona's first-of-its-kind statewide business accelerator program that encourages entrepreneurs from across the country to find and commercialize innovations developed within the state's universities and...

2012-08-07 23:03:32

Vantage Realized in the final five for top honor by Entrepreneur Magazine. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) August 07, 2012 Vantage Realized, an ASU student-led startup, has been named a top five finalist in the College Entrepreneur of the Year competition run in the U.S. by Entrepreneur Magazine. ASU isn´t new to this honor. In the 2011 competition, three of the top five finalists were ASU student startups, with ASU startup G3Box ultimately winning College Entrepreneur of 2011. College...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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