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2014-03-14 23:23:34

Celebrated filmmakers Ken Burns, Brett Morgen, and Erica Huggins are among Hampshire College alumni who will join a broad range of guest artists during a four-week Creative Media Institute this summer. Amherst, MA (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Celebrated filmmakers Ken Burns, Brett Morgen, and Erica Huggins are among Hampshire College alumni who will join a broad range of guest artists during a four-week Creative Media Institute this summer. Led entirely by visiting artists, the Creative Media...

2014-03-13 23:02:17

The University of New England announces the largest fundraising campaign in its history. Biddeford, Maine (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 The University of New England's $60 million “Moving Forward” campaign builds on the tremendous positive momentum the university has attained since launching its ambitious Vision 2017 strategic plan five years ago, under the leadership of President Danielle Ripich. Vision 2017 has a simple but bold mission: “The University of New England will be...

2014-03-12 23:01:55

The new Accelerated–Nursing.com looks at the top accelerated nursing programs around the country and offers potential students helpful resources. (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Nursing is one of the few industries that doesn’t depend on the market or the economy to keep steady jobs. In fact, it’s also a career that a person can get into with simply a two-year Associate’s degree and earn a decent living. The popularity of online courses has skyrocketed in recent years, and this too goes...

2014-03-12 23:00:15

The story of inmates working toward a diploma and a fresh start through a transformative program debuts March 31, exclusively on HBO. Dobbs Ferry, NY (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Mercy College is proud to be featured in the HBO Documentary Films presentation of “The University of Sing Sing.” The 40 minute film takes viewers inside the walls of the Sing Sing Correctional Facility, where roughly 1,700 men serve time often for violent crimes. The film shows the transformative power of...

2014-03-11 23:27:24

The University of Scranton will have a strong presence at ACHE Congress on Healthcare Leadership on March 24-27, 2014. Faculty, current students and alum will all be in attendance at the sessions in addition to adding an admissions team representative in the exhibition hall where the brand new online Master’s in Healthcare Administration (MHA) program will be featured. Scranton, PA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 The University of Scranton will have a strong presence at ACHE Congress on...

2014-03-07 23:02:20

College hosts inspiring innovation and creativity breakfast panel in partnership with the Business Council of Westchester and Westchester Library System Purchase, N.Y. (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Bruce Nussbaum, author of “Creative Intelligence,” and a panel of Westchester’s leading business professionals headlined the second event in Manhattanville College’s School of Graduate and Professional Studies’ (GPS) 20th Anniversary “Insights into Leadership” speaker series Thursday...

2014-03-04 23:26:58

Queens University of Charlotte, in its commitment to educational excellence, recently published an infographic compiling research that shows the correlation between effective principals and the associated impacts on schools. The university’s goal is to showcase how educational leaders who are well trained and have received hands-on experience through mentorships create a more positive and influential learning experience for students and heighten teachers’ abilities to educate....

2014-02-26 23:02:18

The award by the American Academy for Pain Medicine recognizes UNE Professor Edward Bilsky's work on the neuroscience of pain, and his advocacy for individuals suffering from acute and chronic pain. Biddeford, ME (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Edward Bilsky, Ph.D., University of New England vice president for research and scholarship, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Patient Advocacy Award by the American Academy for Pain Medicine (AAPM). The award will be presented March 8th...

2014-02-25 23:29:47

The University of Scranton has announced they will offer a completely online version of their ground, CAHME-Accredited Master’s in Health Administration (MHA) program, with the inaugural class beginning May 5, 2014. The online MHA has been developed as an online replica of the CAHME-accredited ground program but will be pending accreditation until its second class has graduated meeting all CAHME required guidelines. Scranton, PA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 The University of Scranton has...

2014-02-25 12:21:58

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army will recognize Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) students with over $147,847 in ROTC scholarships this week as part of the annual CIAA Basketball Tournament. The Army has partnered with the CIAA for four years to develop and promote leadership, teamwork and academic excellence. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140225/CG71609LOGO) The Army will present three students, Antoinette Wells a $38,416...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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