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2014-09-16 08:25:19

NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine announced today the results of The Princeton Review's annual survey that names the top 25 undergraduate schools and top 25 graduate schools offering the best programs for entrepreneurship studies in the nation. From more than 2,000 schools that The Princeton Review surveyed in 2014 for this project, Babson College in Massachusetts earned the #1 spot on the undergraduate entrepreneurship programs...

2014-09-12 08:27:06

Largest Gift in University History Set to Transform Computer Science Education COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland announced today a gift of $31 million from Oculus co-founder and CEO and UMD alumnus Brendan Iribe - the largest gift in the university's history. The majority of the gift, $30 million, will help fund construction of the Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Innovation, a new computer science building designed...

2014-09-11 12:24:43

School system invests in students to help them complete their education and move into creative careers PITTSBURGH, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Art Institutes, a system of over 50 schools across North America offering programs in design, fashion, media arts and culinary, today announced a new and innovative program to help reduce students' debt, encourage smart borrowing, and improve the affordability of higher education. The Art Grant gives students the opportunity to earn and...

2014-09-11 08:32:14

Renowned science and Harvard investor funds a huge STEM Science Fair in the US Virgin Islands. NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The largest science fair in the US Virgin Islands received a huge boost from the Southern Trust Company, Inc. which is owned by renowned science and Harvard investor and local resident, Jeffrey Epstein. The fair, called the St. Thomas-St. John STEM Fair, was organized by the Virgin Islands Department of Education and brought together hundreds of...

2014-09-10 20:21:12

Gold standard for evaluating impact of chemicals on children's health NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actress and environmental advocate Jessica Alba today joined officials from the Mount Sinai Health System to formally open The Honest Company Ultra Clean Room. Part of Mount Sinai's Children's Environmental Health Center (CEHC), the new, state-of-the-art facility will measure, with greater sensitivity, the impact of chemicals in the environment on children's health....

2014-09-10 16:29:16

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What do Harry Potter and a smartphone app have to do with training tomorrow's business leaders? At Syracuse University, plenty. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnVAR/20140910/145196 This semester, the Whitman School of Management is launching the Goodman IMPRESS program. IMPRESS creates competition among students to gain critical career skills. Students in turn track their progress on a smart phone app and earn "game points" by...

2014-09-10 12:32:31

Seven educators to receive prizes valued at $5,500 each for demonstrating innovative uses of data-collection technology in the classroom BEAVERTON, Ore., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vernier Software & Technology and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) are now accepting applications for the annual Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards. Seven educators - one elementary teacher, two middle school teachers, three high school teachers, and one college-level...

2014-09-10 08:27:10

Gary Knell, Eric Sheninger, Mark Nieker, Governor Bob Wise, Adam Bellows, Rhian Evans Allvin, Vicki Davis, Tom de Boor, Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach, Sir Ken Robinson, Darren Cambridge, John Musso, Angela Maiers, Otha Thornton, Pam Moran, Sylvia Knight Norton, Donna Mazyck, Ed Doody, Tom Murray, Katrina Stevens, Susan Bearden, Alex Podchaski, Sharon Plante, Joe Sanfelippo, Mark Moran, Tony Sinanis, Jon Phillips, Yasmina Vinci, Mark Ginsberg, Kristen Swanson, Regina Lamourelle, Rob Rogers, Holly...

2014-09-09 12:35:28

K-12 online private school offers individualized curriculum to students across the globe HERNDON, Va., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- K(12) International Academy, an accredited, online private school open to students in grades K-12 worldwide, began the 2014-2015 academic year on September 3, 2014, leaving just three cohort start dates remaining for students who are interested in enrolling this fall. K(12) International Academy uses the award-winning K¹² curriculum to offer...

2014-09-08 12:26:12

'American Cities' Program to Expand to Baltimore and Los Angeles in 2015; DeVos Institute and UMD Faculty to Partner on Study of Diversity and Technology in the Arts COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world-renowned DeVos Institute of Arts Management, a premier organization for training and supporting arts leadership, officially opened at the University of Maryland. Michael M. Kaiser, a foremost expert in arts management and former president of the...


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