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2014-07-30 12:30:13

Academic medical center practice chooses OpenTempo for workforce management capabilities, and to drive practice efficiencies WILLISTON, Vt., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenTempo,

2014-07-11 08:22:18

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, researchers from 19 land-grant universities received the Western Region Award of Excellence for their collaboration on a multistate

2014-07-01 23:02:10

Lawrence Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital have established a new relationship aimed at enhancing care, improving access, and lowering health care costs for residents of Bronxville and

2014-06-30 23:12:32

The new Advisory Board’s diverse, highly skilled brain trust brings together expertise in medicine, science, health technology, patient advocacy, and business to help guide the strategic direction

2014-06-24 23:15:19

The 2014 New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) Conference, including the annual philanthropic Golf

2014-06-23 23:07:49

Center for Nutrition Studies and eCornell partner with top faculty to offer new online course. Ithaca, NY (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 The T.

2014-06-18 11:42:10

Whether you were a quarterback or point guard, past participation in competitive team sports marks you as a winner in the competition for better jobs.

2014-06-16 17:58:09

Social scientists' analysis of 290,119,348 tweets from 193,522 "politically engaged" Twitter users during the 2012 presidential campaign conventions and debates found little creative thinking, and a slavish blitz of retweeting "elites" like @billmaher and @seanhannity.

2014-05-27 12:37:14

"Managing Your Online Reputation with TripAdvisor" Teaches Best Practices and Strategies to Capitalize on a Hotel's Online Reputation NEWTON, Mass., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eCornell, Cornell


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.