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2014-09-09 12:21:51

Chrysler Group and The Chrysler Foundation Drive Support for the Introduction of Innovative STEM Education Initiative MIAMI, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida International University's (FIU) College of Engineering and Computing will begin rolling engineering education into South Florida's public school classrooms this fall with the launch of "Engineers on Wheels," an innovative, hands-on STEM education initiative sponsored by Chrysler Group LLC and The Chrysler Foundation, the...

deepwater horizon drifters
2014-08-22 03:30:49

University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science Science consortium offers new information to predict how oil and other pollutants move in the ocean A new study of the ocean circulation patterns at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill reveals the significant role small-scale ocean currents play in the spread of pollutants. The findings provide new information to help predict the movements of oil and other pollutants in the ocean. Nearly two years to the day...

New Information Will Help Improve Tropical Storm Forecasting
2014-07-14 03:53:08

University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science New research from University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science suggests that physical conditions at the air-sea interface, where the ocean and atmosphere meet, is a key component to improve forecast models. The study offers a new method to aid in storm intensity prediction of hurricanes. "The general assumption has been that the large density difference between the ocean and...

2014-05-16 23:06:45

Study looks at Panama and Miami as ideal distribution hub to Latin America. Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Florida International University (FIU) Masters of International Business (MIB) students and international freight forwarder LILLY + Associates International released a semester-long study weighing the benefits between PortMiami and Panama as the natural distribution hub for the Americas. "The meticulous level of work performed by the FIU MIB students, under the direction of...

2014-04-28 08:33:07

Public-private partnership to create platform for seed funding and to fuel Miami's biotech boom MIAMI, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine and Berg, a Boston-based biopharmaceutical company, have entered into a collaborative research and development agreement to share research and data while seeding critical projects in the areas of cancer, metabolic diseases and diseases of the central nervous system. Berg, co-founded by...

2014-03-25 12:25:40

CORAL GABLES, Fla., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Finally there is an official benefit to being sad on Valentine's Day. According to a new University of Miami School of Business Administration study to be published in the Journal for Consumer Research in June, sadness can combat over-indulgence in unhealthy foods. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110906/DC62866LOGO "We found that when people who are sad are exposed to pictures of indulgent food or indulgent words, their...

2014-03-11 23:01:16

Name of Branches Site to Become Trish and Dan Bell Family Branches Center Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 The Miami HEAT unveiled its 13th Miami HEAT Learn & Play Center today at Branches located at 11500 N.W. 12th Avenue in Miami. HEAT players Michael Beasley and Greg Oden led a host of dignitaries alongside presenting sponsor and longtime HEAT community partner Florida Blue to unveil the newly renovated reading room and computer lab. The space was outfitted with new paint, wall...

2014-03-07 23:24:50

Previously Anonymous $7-Million Donor is Disclosed and the Name of Facility to Become Trish and Dan Bell Family Branches Center Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Branches celebrated the official groundbreaking ceremony of its Branches Florida City building project on Wednesday, February 26th. The project is located at 129 SW 5th Avenue, Florida City. At the groundbreaking, the name of the facility was unveiled as the Trish and Dan Bell Family Branches Center – Florida City Campus. The...

2014-02-11 12:24:04

Academic Partnerships to Provide Conversion, Recruitment, and Retention Services for the Frost School of Music's Renowned Programs CORAL GABLES, Fla. and DALLAS, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Miami (UM) today announced that two master's programs offered by its world-renowned Frost School of Music (Frost) will be available online beginning this spring and another will follow early next year. Frost's online education courses will be offered through a new site called...

2014-02-06 12:30:16

MIAMI, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Hispanic Access to College Education Resources Project or ¡HACER! program coordinated by Miami Dade College (MDC) brings together 17 educational institutions, community and business organizations and policymakers to support Latino college completion. Today it announced the launching of a new website to support South Florida students and their parents as they prepare for college. The site, www.hacermiami.org, provides invaluable...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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