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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,...

2014-04-29 23:12:47

American University now accepting applications for social impact game design degree program. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 American University has launched a new Master of Arts in Game Design degree, a unique, multi-disciplinary program that will prepare the next generation of computer and games enthusiasts for game design and development, play theory, and engagement strategies. The degree program, offered through a partnership between the AU School of Communication and the...

2014-04-26 23:02:54

Susan Glasgow marks two decades of service as executive director of The Hearing and Speech Agency. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 26, 2014 April 24, 2014 marks Susan Glasgow's 20-year anniversary as executive director of The Hearing and Speech Agency. Under Ms. Glasgow's leadership, the organization's budget grew from $2.4 million in 1994 to $9.7 million in 2014. During Susan's tenure, HASA's Board of Directors embarked on a $7 million capital campaign that turned the...

2014-04-22 23:10:44

Students from Arizona universities will demonstrate their projects to the public at the Innovation Showcase May 1 and during a formal public presentation workshop May 2. The multi-university collaboration is made possible by funding and support from the Arizona Board of Regents. Tempe, Ariz. (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Learn how algae can not only be used to clean Arizona’s wastewaters, but be turned into a renewable energy source and other valuable products May 1 and 2 at Arizona Center for...

2014-04-11 12:22:29

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Donald Graham, one of the most respected and admired executives in media and education, will be featured in a "fireside chat" Monday evening before former Governor Jeb Bush's remarks at the 5th Annual ASU+GSV Education Innovation Summit. Graham has unrivaled experience in the media and education industries as the CEO of Graham Holdings--owner of Kaplan Education--and the former Chairman and CEO of the Washington Post. Graham also...

2014-04-09 23:24:54

Palestinian and Arizonan representatives spanned the geographic gap and met at Arizona State University in Tempe to learn from each other’s struggles and successes. During this workshop, the Renewable Energy Leadership Training Program, attendees worked on a roadmap toward a sustainable and independent energy system. Tempe, Ariz. (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 While thousands of miles apart, Arizona and Palestine must respond to similar energy challenges when faced with transmission, funding...

2014-04-08 23:01:54

Arizona State University hosts Arizona Student Energy Conference with University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 University students from across Arizona set aside in-state rivalries April 1-2 to plan for a better global future at the Arizona Student Energy Conference (AzSEC) at Arizona State University. At the conference, 95 students from Arizona State University, University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University presented their work on...

2014-04-04 23:37:15

Leaders in journalism and politics, a healthcare services CEO, a seasoned American diplomat, a White House executive, and a nationally known crisis communications expert will address American University’s graduates at the 128th commencement ceremonies. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Leaders in journalism and politics, a healthcare services CEO, a seasoned American diplomat, a White House executive, and a nationally known crisis communications expert will address American...

2014-03-07 23:01:38

Students and researchers from Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona are collaborating to grow algae using wastewater. The algae can then be harvested to create fuel, feed and food products. This multi-university collaboration is supported and funded by the Arizona Board of Regents Technology and Research Initiative Fund (TRIF). Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Arizona universities are working together to turn the state’s waste to gold – or...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.