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2014-07-11 08:22:18

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, researchers from 19 land-grant universities received the Western Region Award of Excellence for their collaboration on a multistate water conservation and sustainable microirrigation (MI) project at a ceremony in South Lake Tahoe, Nev. Droughts and water shortages are common problems for farmers in Western region states, but MI systems help farmers irrigate land more efficiently. "To many, the Multistate Research...

2014-07-10 12:25:11

NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Business Expert Press and the Center for Services Leadership at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University are excited to announce a new co-branding agreement, which will provide high-quality, cutting-edge learning resources for executives, academics and students at the center and globally. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140710/125910 "Co-branding is an important part of our vision and publishing strategy," said...

2014-07-09 16:26:46

Case featuring success of Access Health CT will be taught as part of curriculum at Harvard Business School and Harvard School of Public Health SOUTHPORT, Conn., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The launch of Access Health CT, Connecticut's official health insurance marketplace (also known as the Exchange), is the subject of an upcoming marketing case study authored by Harvard Business School professor John A. Quelch for use at both Harvard Business School (HBS) and Harvard School of...

2014-07-09 12:27:50

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jay Leno, host of "The Tonight Show" for 22 years, will be the featured performer at "An Evening with a Legend," sponsored by the UNT Health Science Center Foundation to benefit the University's research, education and health care mission. Presented by Chase and J.P. Morgan, Leno will appear at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at Fort Worth's Bass Performance Hall. The Chairs for this year's event are Pati and Bill Meadows. The...

2014-07-08 08:30:43

- More Than 550 Veterans Enrolled, Over Halfway to the MVP Annual Goal of 1,000 Participants CARLSBAD, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The MedTech and BioTech Veterans Program (MVP) is pleased to announce that it has reached the first of three fundraising milestones for 2014. MVP, a 501(c)(3) fiscally sponsored nonprofit organization, provides training and mentorship to veterans and transitioning military in order to help them recareer into rewarding jobs and in the...

2014-07-03 04:22:16

Partnership with PlumChoice allows for part-time job, potentially long-lasting career with technical support company DENVER, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Community College of Aurora has entered a partnership with remote technical support provider PlumChoice tailored to the IT company's desire to add skilled employees to its workforce. Students enrolled in computer science classes at CCA have been targeted as potential part-time hires initially, who then have a chance at future...

2014-07-01 12:32:57

New Higher Education Group Will Harness Power of Video Games ASPEN, Colo., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Higher Education Video Game Alliance (The Alliance), launched today at the Aspen Ideas Festival, will provide a platform for leading academics to showcase the critical role video game programs are playing in educating and preparing students for the 21st century workforce. The Alliance will afford its members, including professors and other campus leadership, an opportunity to share and...

2014-07-01 12:28:27

COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The University of Maryland (UMD) Fischell Department of Bioengineering and the Maryland Center for Excellence in Regulatory Science (M-CERSI) have partnered with the Global Biological Standards Institute (GBSI) to launch the Collaboration to Advance Antibody Standards. This collaboration between the Fischell Department of Bioengineering and GBSI will allow for assessment of the current antibody standards landscape and...

2014-07-01 08:27:47

COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland marks its historic move to the Big Ten Conference today with an on-campus celebration. UMD students, faculty, staff and community members will join together to commemorate the transition at an event with performances by The Mighty Sound of Maryland Marching Band and UMD Spirit Squad. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130808/DC61542LOGO The event, taking place from 12 - 1:30 p.m. on Mitchell Field, will...

2014-06-30 23:06:54

The University of the Virgin Islands has named Dr. Benjamin Sachs interim dean for the medical school it is developing in the Virgin Islands. Virgin Islands (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The University of the Virgin Islands has named Dr. Benjamin Sachs interim dean for the medical school it is developing in the Virgin Islands. In this position, Dr. Sachs is engaged in the early stages of preparing documentation for the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), the medical school...


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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