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Natural-Terrain Schoolyards Reduce Children's Stress, Says Colorado University-Boulder Study

Elizabeth Lock, University of Colorado at Boulder Playing in schoolyards that feature natural habitats and trees and not just asphalt and recreation equipment reduces children's stress and inattention, according to a University of Colorado...

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2014-07-31 23:22:43

Lancaster Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13 will utilize ESM Solutions’ new easyPurchase™ platform for an online marketplace. Warrington, PA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 ESM Solutions®, a leading provider of spend management and eProcurement solutions for the public sector, will power an online marketplace for Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13 (IU 13). The education service agency, IU 13, is a long-time partner and will be migrating to ESM Solutions’ new easyPurchase platform for its...

2014-07-31 23:11:36

World Education.net announces that its Strategic Account Manager Connie Smith will provide one-on-one counseling to students at the upcoming SDSU Military Open House on August 8. Arlington, TX (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 World Education.net Strategic Account Manager Connie Smith will be attending San Diego State University’s upcoming Veterans and Military Open House, being held on August 8 on the SDSU campus. The event, being sponsored by the University’s College of Extended Studies, will...

2014-07-31 23:03:03

The University of the Virgin Islands entered into five-year memoranda of understanding with Anguilla Community College (ACC) and H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), British Virgin Islands. U.S. Virgin Islands (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The University of the Virgin Islands entered into five-year memoranda of understanding with Anguilla Community College (ACC) and H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), British Virgin Islands. These agreements will allow UVI to establish areas for...

2014-07-31 23:02:34

An expert on the memory processes underlying reading comprehension, University of New England Assistant Professor of Psychology Jennifer Stiegler-Balfour, Ph.D., is working with a team of students to determine the factors that contribute to a decline in reading comprehension in people with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders. Ultimately, Stiegler-Balfour believes the knowledge gleaned from the study may lead to the development of new approaches that allow countless older people...

2014-07-31 12:27:25

APEX and The Communicator Awards give feature writing "awards of distinction" to Alta College's Bill Ojile and GroundFloor Media's Gil Rudawsky DENVER, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An article on managing public opinion during a media crisis for ACC Docket was given the 2014 Feature Writing "2014 Award of Excellence" by APEX and a "2014 Communicator Feature Writing Award of Distinction" by The Communicator Awards. The eight-page article was written by Bill Ojile, senior vice president and...

2014-07-31 08:41:15

DataScience@SMU will address the growing need for data scientists by preparing professionals who can work across a range of industries. DALLAS (SMU) and LANDOVER, Md., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Methodist University (SMU) will offer a Master of Science in Data Science program designed to meet the growing demand for data scientists across many industries. DataScience@SMU is delivered in partnership with 2U, Inc., a leading provider of online education solutions for...

2014-07-30 23:00:50

Nationally recognized leader in nursing education, Marsha Howell Adams, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, who since September 2013 has served as president of the National League for Nursing, became the new dean of the College of Nursing at University of Alabama-Huntsville (UAH), effective July 14. The move marries her leadership of the NLN, as the nation's premier voice for nursing education, to one of the top-ranked academic nursing and research institutions in the country. Washington, DC (PRWEB)...

2014-07-30 23:00:22

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2014-07-29 23:10:21

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2014-07-29 16:28:37

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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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