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2014-10-23 23:05:25

Louisa Quittman, Director of the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of Financial Education, to Keynote Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 PwC US and Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS) announced that registration opened today for the fifth PwC-KWHS Seminar for High School Educators on Business and Financial Responsibility. The professional-development opportunity targeting educators, principals, administrators and superintendents from the eastern United States, will be held at...

2014-10-23 23:04:05

This unique new partnership allows administrators, teachers, and families to enjoy a convenient and fully integrated school management experience. Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Earlier this year, FACTS Management, the leader in payment plan solutions for K–12 schools, acquired RenWeb School Management Software, one of the leading school information systems for private schools. They now serve a total of more than 9,000 schools across the country. With their resources and...

2014-10-23 23:02:14

The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) today announced the Tech Awards, a new awards program recognizing influential leaders and innovative companies/firms in our region's technology community. Herndon, VA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) today announced the Tech Awards, a new awards program recognizing influential leaders and innovative companies/firms in our region's technology community. The Awards will be presented at NVTC's...

2014-10-22 23:11:11

Multi-award winning San Diego heating & air conditioning, restoration, and plumbing company proud to support Business Development Director. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Bill Howe Plumbing, one of the largest family-owned and operated companies, has been providing the best San Diego plumbers since 1980. And in the past 34 years, they have also added to the company by adding divisions in San Diego heating & air conditioning, restoration, and flood services, further...

2014-10-22 23:01:29

AdjunctProfessorLink.com provides a resource for connecting ADJUNCTS: professional educators and expert instructors with institutions of higher education. AdjunctProfessorlink.com makes the process efficient and allows schools to be selective in hiring adjunct teachers. Valparaiso, Indiana (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Kathleen Gibson’s involvement in higher education administration and her experience as an adjunct professor inspired her to launch AdjunctProfessorlink.com. With over 12...

2014-10-22 12:27:56

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill today announced the results of an independent investigation conducted by former federal prosecutor Kenneth Wainstein into past academic irregularities at Carolina and took immediate action to address the findings. Today's actions build on the reforms already undertaken in the years since first learning about the issues. Mr. Wainstein's investigation found: -- Two people within...

2014-10-20 12:35:41

Trojan(TM) Brand Condoms' recent study finds only 41 percent of college aged adults report always using a condom EWING, N.J., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oregon State University tops the Trojan(TM) Sexual Health Report Card for the first time in the history of the rankings, making an unprecedented jump from No. 26 to the No. 1 spot in the 2014 rankings. The 9(th) annual study sponsored by the makers of Trojan(TM) Brand Condoms and conducted by Sperling's BestPlaces, calls attention to the...

2014-10-20 12:30:51

DALLAS, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Joseph Takahashi, Chairman of Neuroscience at UT Southwestern Medical Center since 2009, has been elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), a component of the prestigious National Academies of Sciences. Dr. Takahashi - known for landmark discoveries in the field of circadian (daily) rhythm - was among 70 new national members and 10 foreign associates announced today by the organization, which addresses national health issues....

2014-10-17 23:00:42

While the world is understandably focused on the appropriate protocols and protective gear for health care workers, the critical role of nursing education must also be considered. The National League for Nursing endorses the need to co-create partnerships between academic and clinical practice to strengthen the educational foundation for providing safe, effective quality care. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 News that two nurses in Dallas have been infected with the deadly Ebola...

2014-10-17 12:33:32

BOCA RATON, Fla. and BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lynn University and Watson University announced Saturday, Oct. 11, during the Millennium Campus Conference, a partnership that will enable Watson students to earn a degree through Lynn's innovative iPad program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141017/152782 Boulder, Colorado-based Watson allows for students who are interested in topics such as global development and social entrepreneurship to gain a...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin