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2011-07-07 00:00:30

GetEducated.com has released their rankings of the top online colleges for online degrees in psychology on the dimension of affordability. The consumer group's online college cost rankings are based on a survey of 48 regionally accredited universities that offer 92 online degrees in psychology or a related human service career area at the bachelor program level. Essex Junction, VT (PRWEB) July 06, 2011 GetEducated.com, a consumer group that publishes rankings and reviews of the top online...

2011-06-23 00:00:31

A post-graduate practice-focused doctoral education with innovation, practical clinical research and scholarship (PRWEB) June 22, 2011 Drexel University Online, a leader in online degree programs, has added a new online nursing program to its offerings, the Doctor of Nursing Practice, from Drexel's College of Nursing and Health Professions (DrNP). Drexel University's doctoral program in nursing practice infuses practice-focused doctoral education with innovation, practical clinical research...

2011-06-19 00:02:34

Drexel University recently received a Healthiest Employers Award by the Philadelphia Business Journal. The University is the only higher education institution to receive the award that was presented at a ceremony on June 2. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 18, 2011 Drexel University recently received a Healthiest Employers Award by the Philadelphia Business Journal. The University is the only higher education institution to receive the award that was presented at a ceremony on June 2. Drexel...

2011-05-24 10:47:00

HARLEYSVILLE, Pa., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raymond J. De Hont, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Met-Pro Corporation (NYSE: MPR), is proud to announce that one of the Company's Directors, and former Chief Executive Officer and President of PQ Corporation, Stanley W. Silverman, has been named as Chairman of the Drexel University College of Medicine Board of Trustees. A Drexel alumnus, Silverman has served on the University's Board of Trustees for 11 years and the College of...

2011-05-19 15:53:00

Collaboration Will Further Philadelphia's Reputation as a Leader in the Natural and Environmental Sciences; The Pew Charitable Trusts Announces $1 Million Grant PHILADELPHIA, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Academy of Natural Sciences President and CEO George W. Gephart, Jr., and Drexel University President John A. Fry today announced an historic affiliation between their institutions that will promote discovery, learning, and civic engagement in the natural and environmental...

2011-02-11 13:04:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Drexel University's College of Engineering has announced Norman R. Augustine, retired president and chief executive officer of Lockheed Martin Corporation and author of Augustine's Laws and Augustine's Travels, as Drexel's 2011 Engineering Leader of the Year. Augustine will receive the award at a ceremony during Drexel's National Engineers Week celebration on Feb. 25. "We are excited to present Mr. Augustine with the Engineer of the...

2011-02-08 14:05:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI) announced today it has entered into a three-year Long Term Agreement (LTA) with The Boeing Company. With this Long Term Agreement, CDI-Aerospace, a division of CDI Engineering Solutions, will be a supplier of engineering services, capable of providing all Boeing divisions design and analysis engineering support across a wide variety of engineering disciplines. Part of CDI's performance under the LTA will be done through a...

2010-11-18 12:41:00

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Plasma Technologies, Inc., a Texas corporation, has entered into an agreement with Wellborn, Kyle, Pilkinton, Fry, PC, a Texas-based corporation, giving it rights to distribute the Plasma NO device in Mexico and South America. As a part of this agreement Plasma Technologies, Inc. has received $1 million in equity funding and $1 million in distribution fees from Wellborn, Kyle, Pilkinton, Fry, PC. The $2 million in funding and fees will...

2010-11-09 14:45:00

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Philadelphia Eagles owners Jeffrey and Christina Lurie will receive Drexel University's LeBow College of Business 2010 Business Leaders of the Year award. They will be honored at a luncheon attended by hundreds of Greater Philadelphia's top executives on December 2. "Jeffrey and Christina are exemplary examples of business leaders who redefine what it means to be successful by leading their businesses and contributing to our communities...

2010-10-13 15:11:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of Drexel electrical engineers are working to develop transparent antennas that can be customized for printing to fabrics, automobiles and military vehicles. The antennas are created from an ink-jet printer technique that coats conductive polymers onto flexible materials. "We're creating wireless devices for high speed, flexible communication. Imagine not having an E-Z Pass box on the windshield of your car," said Dr. Adam Fontecchio,...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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