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2013-04-15 23:02:07

With the upcoming retirement of Olin's founding dean of student life, Rae-Anne Butera is appointed. Needham, Mass. (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 Olin College of Engineering has named Rae-Anne Butera, associate dean of students and director of the First Year Experience at Smith College, as the new dean of student life. Butera will assume her role in July 2013, following the retirement of Rod Crafts, Olin´s founding dean of student life. “Rae-Anne was the top choice of the search...

2013-03-29 23:03:27

Following extensive national searches, Fairfield University, in Fairfield, Connecticut, has named Deans for two of its professional schools. Donald E. Gibson, Ph.D., has been named dean of the Charles F. Dolan School of Business, and Bruce W. Berdanier, Ph.D., has been named dean of the School of Engineering. Fairfield, CT (PRWEB) March 29, 2013 Following extensive national searches, Fairfield University has named Deans for two of its professional schools — the Charles F. Dolan School...

2012-05-05 23:00:12

The Veterans Affairs (VA) Maryland Health Care System will observe National Nurses Week (May 6-12) with an awards ceremony on May 7, at 3 p.m. in the auditorium at the Baltimore VA Medical Center. Janet D. Allan, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean of the University of Maryland School of Nursing, will deliver the keynote address on the future of nursing. During the ceremony, nurses will be honored with the VA Secretary´s Award for Excellence in Nursing and the 2012 DAISY Award. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) May...

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Beast of Dean
2013-07-31 07:22:47

The Beast of Dean is a cryptid that has also been named Moose-Pig. It is said to live or have lived in the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire, England. It is sometimes described as resembling a moose but with a boar's head, or others say it is an enormous wild boar. Farmers from the village of Parkend in 1802 were menaced by this creature and decided to capture or kill it. It was said it was large enough to crush fences and hedges, fell trees and so on. The hunt produced nothing, and at...

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Word of the Day
  • 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.