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2014-05-15 12:26:12

Local Businesses Playing Major Role in Construction and Sustainability for Nalanda Campus BOULDER, Colo., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Naropa University today commenced work on a $2 million, twelve-week renovation project to its Nalanda Campus in East Boulder. This 15,000 square-foot project will more than quadruple Nalanda's available classroom space, while also enhancing Naropa University's status as a home for some of Boulder's most creative work in Theater, Music,...

2014-05-14 16:25:35

Final Four appearance caps off a winning season for young varsity team. SPRINGFIELD, Mass., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A young but confident American International College (AIC) Varsity Women's Rugby team shook off an opening loss in the USA Rugby Division I College National Championship and beat West Chester University to claim third place. The tournament was held at Steuber Rugby Stadium at Stanford University. The victory capped a 15-5 winning season for the team, which includes...

2014-05-14 12:31:10

Combating Terrorism Creates New Business Opportunities and Challenges UTICA, N.Y., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Austen D. Givens, homeland and cybersecurity expert at Utica College in Utica, NY, and Nathan E. Busch, associate professor of government at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, VA, have released a new book titled The Business of Counterterrorism: Public-Private Partnerships in Homeland Security....

2014-05-13 23:00:32

Scholarships help cut tuition costs. Robert Morris University is offering an opportunity for student artists to develop their talents through the Art Guild while pursuing a degree in art or another major at RMU. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Robert Morris University Chicago Art Guild is now offering full tuition scholarships to graduating high school students with outstanding artistic talent. What is the Art Guild? It is a team of student artists who will be provided an artistic...

2014-05-13 08:40:29

Regent University partners with Destiny Solutions to implement enterprise software TORONTO, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regent University Professional and Continuing Education is increasing growth and enhancing offerings by partnering with Destiny Solutions to implement its enterprise software system, Destiny One. The Destiny One system will empower Regent to rapidly expand its Professional and Continuing Education division globally by providing staff with tools that let them to...

2014-05-12 08:38:08

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The investment of time and money in obtaining a graduate degree is a huge decision. Students agree that it better be relevant to your life and it better be worth it. This takes us to Capitol College in Laurel, Maryland, which highlights its hands-on approach to education. Capitol prides itself on its success rate in preparing students for the rapidly evolving job market in fields such as technology, engineering and business. Talk to some of...

2014-05-12 08:38:04

New expanded list includes schools located in Japan, Uganda, Canada, and the Philippines RALEIGH, N.C., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online Christian college guide ChristianUniversitiesOnline.org has published a list of the 50 Most Beautiful Christian Colleges in the World (http://www.christianuniversitiesonline.org/most-beautiful-christian-universities-in-the-world/). Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Georgia tops the list, followed by Tokyo, Japan's Aoyama Gakuin University and...

2014-05-06 20:25:35

ST. LOUIS, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Webster University's George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology honored Randall Stephenson, chairman and chief executive officer of AT&T, as its 2014 CEO of the Year on Tuesday, May 6 at World Wide Technology, Inc. Prior to accepting the award, Stephenson discussed why the next five years of the mobile revolution will be the most dramatic in the history of communications, and his insights into leading a 128-year-old...

2014-05-06 08:26:27

Solar Developer Announces Projects at Stonehill College and Western University of Health Sciences PAOLI, Pa., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Energy Partners, LLC today announced two solar projects on opposite coasts that will generate renewable energy for Stonehill College in Easton, Mass., and Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, Calif. Green Energy Partners determined the best approaches to complete the systems without requiring up-front capital investment. The...

2014-05-05 23:08:59

The School of Mass Communication at Loyola University New Orleans has become the first Jesuit university program in the U.S. to hold national accreditations from both the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications and the Public Relations Society of America’s Certification in Education for Public Relations. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 The School of Mass Communication at Loyola University New Orleans has become the first Jesuit university program in...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'