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2013-11-27 23:02:12

One of the few undergraduate-run TEDx organizations in the country, TEDxUNE featured dynamic speakers, including best-selling author Linda Greenlaw. Biddeford, Maine (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 University of New England’s first TEDx UNE event held November 22 on UNE’s Biddeford Campus explored the theme "Inspire" through dynamic speakers including author Linda Greenlaw, Hope Elephants' Andrew Stewart, and UNE's own Ed Bilsky, Barry Costa-Pierce and David Livingstone...

2013-11-20 23:25:22

Holy Apostles College & Seminary in Cromwell, Conn., is recommended by The Cardinal Newman Society in the latest edition of The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College, which was published October 7, 2013. The Newman Guide and its updated companion magazine My Future, My Faith make searching for and getting advice on faithful Catholic colleges and universities easy. Cromwell, Connecticut (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Holy Apostles College & Seminary in Cromwell, Conn., is...

2013-11-19 23:01:15

With an estimated 3 million students enrolled in fully online programs nationwide, Brandman University Chancellor Gary Brahm separates fact from fiction when it comes to online learning. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 With unemployment hovering at 7.3 percent and many employers still holding off hiring despite strong profits, the challenge facing many adults is whether or not to seek additional education in hopes of being prepared to jump back into the work force or to advance their...

2013-11-12 23:33:21

Royalmont Academy today announced that an agreement has been signed between the new high school program and the College of Mount St. Joseph that will allow students to receive both high school and college credit for courses taken at the new high school. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Royalmont Academy today announced that an agreement has been signed between the new high school program and the College of Mount St. Joseph that will allow students to receive both high school and...


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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