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2014-02-28 12:26:23

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Bank and Yale University Athletics today announced a sponsorship agreement making Webster "The Official Bank of Yale Athletics." The partnership - officially announced during the Yale-Union men's hockey game at Yale's Ingalls Rink - is a first of its kind for Yale, one of the most prestigious universities in the world. By partnering with Webster, a leading regional bank serving businesses and consumers from metro New York to...

2012-02-17 00:33:52

New study from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute shows men and women faculty retained at same rate; But median retention rate for all university professors is only 11 years Attracting and retaining the world's brightest students is on the mind of every university official. But a new, unprecedented study in the journal Science suggests leaders in higher education face an understated, even more pressing challenge: the retention of professors. The good news, said Deborah Kaminski of...

2011-06-14 15:58:00

NEW YORK, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public television needs to reinvent itself around the mission of journalism. That's the message David Fanning, executive producer of "FRONTLINE," had for the nearly 100 people who attended Quinnipiac University's 18th annual Fred Friendly First Amendment Award luncheon Tuesday at the Metropolitan Club. The award, presented by the School of Communications at Quinnipiac, acknowledges one of the most basic constitutional rights and honors...

2011-04-29 08:30:00

Leading Worldwide Health and Wellness Expert and U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin Will Speak at 205th Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Commencement May 28 Samuel F. Heffner, Retired Rensselaer Board of Trustees Member and Chairman, and G. Wayne Clough, 12th Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, Also Will Receive Honorary Degrees TROY, N.Y., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Surgeon General and Vice Admiral Regina M. Benjamin - one of the world's leading experts on...


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  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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