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2014-09-30 23:04:12

Concordia University, Nebraska’s Master of Public Health Program will be exhibiting at the 2014 Public Health Association of Nebraska Annual State Conference. Seward, NE (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Concordia University, Nebraska’s online Master of Public Health (MPH) program will represent the University’s online graduate program at the annual Public Health Association of Nebraska (PHAN) conference October 8-9, 2014, at the MidTown Holiday Inn in Grand Island, Neb. The theme of the...

2014-09-30 08:40:15

DALLAS, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) boosted student enrollment in college-level math, science and English courses by more than 50,000 in the 2013-14 school year. Based on the most recent data from the College Board, NMSI's College Readiness Program--working in just 566 schools--also raised the number of Advanced Placement* qualifying exam scores by more than 18,500 exams, representing more than 13,000 additional students who are...

2014-09-30 08:32:36

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new national study finds that health professions schools report an overall positive impact from the use of holistic review - a university admissions process that assesses an applicant's unique experiences alongside traditional measures of academic achievement such as grades and test scores. The report, Holistic Admissions in the Health Professions, released today is the first large-scale study to examine the prevalence and...

2014-09-29 08:38:55

His graduate school research launched the new science of networks LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duncan Watts, principal researcher at Microsoft Research and path-breaking investigator of our connected age, is the recipient of the 2014 Everett M. Rogers Award. Watts' first paper, "Collective Dynamics of 'Small-World' Networks," co-authored with his doctoral advisor Steven Strogatz and published in the journal Nature in 1998, just a year after he got his Cornell Ph.D. in...

2014-09-29 04:21:43

LONDON and CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Life science consulting firm Alacrita [http://www.alacrita.com ] announced today that it has strengthened its medical technology practice with the appointment of Dr Stuart Hendry as an Associate Partner. Stuart is based in the Cambridge, UK office and will help serve Alacrita's growing roster of clients in the medical device and diagnostics sectors. Stuart brings a depth of industry expertise and...

2014-09-26 08:22:32

Gaming-Entertainment Company Relates Impact on Economic, Social And Environmental Goals in Fifth Annual Corporate Citizenship Report LAS VEGAS, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR) today issued its fifth annual Corporate Citizenship Report, entitled "Serious Play." Caesars has long been committed to being a positive corporate citizen that contributes to improving the economic, social and environmental quality of life wherever it operates....

2014-09-25 23:01:35

NJIT Distinguished Professor Somenath Mitra, Ph.D., whose pioneering research has spanned a spectrum of applications for carbon nanotechnology that address critical quality-of-life issues, will receive the seventh annual Board of Overseers Excellence in Research Prize and Medal on Oct. 2, 2014. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 NJIT Distinguished Professor Somenath Mitra, Ph.D., whose pioneering research has spanned a spectrum of applications for carbon nanotechnology that address...

2014-09-25 16:25:02

BOSTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Of the tread of the dark wood mold and turfy rye, Rich smell of horse in his nostril, wind in his eye, - from In Air, John Crowe Ransom John Crowe Ransom (1888-1974), poet, critic, and teacher was born in Pulaski, Tennessee. He entered Vanderbilt University at the age of fifteen, received his undergraduate degree in 1909, won a...

2014-09-24 12:34:11

-The Goddard School Holds Grand Opening Celebration on October 4- KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Goddard Systems, Inc. (GSI), the franchisor of The Goddard School(® )preschool system, announced today its newest school is opening in Flower Mound, Texas. Located at 4051 Cross Timbers Road in Flower Mound, the new school is owned by local entrepreneur Alpa Oswal and her business partners Kartavya and Mitesh Patel. In honor of the school's opening in the...

2014-09-24 08:29:04

Tampa, Schaumburg and San Francisco Bay Area campuses achieve reaccreditation from American Psychological Association ORANGE, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The College of Clinical Psychology at Argosy University is pleased to announce that the Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (PsyD) programs at its Schaumburg, Tampa and San Francisco Bay Area campuses were awarded continued grants of accreditation from the American Psychological Association (APA). APA...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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