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2013-09-18 23:02:09

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center has received a transformative gift from The Mortimer D. Sackler Foundation to create the Sackler Brain and Spine Institute in support of neurological and neurosurgical patient care and innovative medical research and education. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center has received a transformative gift from The Mortimer D. Sackler Foundation to create the Sackler Brain and Spine Institute in...

2013-08-27 23:23:53

On August 25th, 2013, Party Headphones of Ithaca, NY announced their participation in a 900 person silent dance party for the incoming Cornell University Class of 2017. The event took place from 11:00PM until 2:00AM, where participants listened to music broadcast directly to wireless headphones. Ithaca, NY (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 On August 25th, 2013, hundreds of Cornell University students came together for a live music event called a ‘silent party’ on the Cornell Arts Quad. A...

2013-08-23 23:04:21

From NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center: Most children experience some degree of apprehension and excitement as the first day of school approaches, but what does it mean when a child is overcome with fear at the thought of separating from parents and caregivers to go to class? New York (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 Most children experience some degree of apprehension and excitement as the first day of school approaches, but what does it mean when a child is overcome with fear at...

2013-08-20 23:00:21

With the start of the school year around the corner, now is the perfect time for parents to ramp up efforts at infusing their kids’ lunches with creative, healthy options. “You don’t have to completely cut back on snacks and sugars to ensure that your child eats a well-balanced meal,” explains Dr. Joel Lavine, chief of pediatric gastroenterology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 With the start of the school year...

2013-08-08 23:18:22

Edgenuity’s Comprehensive Curriculum and Instructional Model Passes Rigorous State Screening Process Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, today announced that its curriculum and instructional model have been reviewed by the Missouri Department of Education and found to meet state requirements to serve as a Virtual Instruction Program (VIP) courseware provider for grades 6-12. “Edgenuity has met the high...

Dancing Droplets Captured With High-speed Camera For Scientific 'Photo Album'
2013-08-06 13:50:58

Cornell University The splash from rain hitting a windowpane or printer ink hitting paper all comes down to tiny droplets hitting a surface, and what each of those droplets does. Cornell University researchers have produced a high-resolution "photo album" of more than 30 shapes an oscillated drop of water can take. The results, a fundamental insight into how droplets behave, could have applications in everything from inkjet printing to microfluidics. Susan Daniel, assistant professor of...

2013-07-12 23:31:58

Dr. Arthur Brown, Chief & Medical Director for Employee Health & Wellness Services at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, will deliver the keynote address at the 2013 Medgate User Group Conference. Up to 200 OHS professionals from many leading organizations will gather at this conference to discuss best practices in OHS data management. (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Medgate is pleased to announce Dr. Arthur E. Brown as the keynote speaker for its 2013 User Group Conference (UGC). Dr....

Labeling Food Sizes Affects Perceptions
2013-06-25 11:19:08

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The idea of portion control was at the center of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s so-called soda ban, and a new study from a pair of Cornell University researchers has found describing a portion size can affect eating habits in the same way smaller portions can reduce food intake. According to the study published in the journal Health Economics, labeling something as “Regular” or “Double Size” impacts how much people...

2013-06-21 23:04:58

Leading higher education marketing firm mStoner announces the launch of the new Advancement Live channel on the Higher Ed Live network. The first Advancement Live episode airs on Tuesday, July 16, at 1:00 p.m. EDT at http://higheredlive.com/live, and advancement experts Andrew Gossen of Cornell University and Ryan Catherwood of the University of Virginia will host the new channel. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Leading higher education marketing firm mStoner announces the launch of the...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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