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2014-06-24 08:36:28

Connections Academy's 2014 Parent Survey highlights virtual schools' top enrollment factors: families want school options, greater flexibility BALTIMORE, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New survey results from Connections Academy, http://www.connectionsacademy.com,one of the country's leading providers of full-time online school for students in grades K through 12, reveals the reasons parents enroll their children in online schools. The results are from the Connections Academy 2014 Parent...

2014-06-23 12:25:57

The highly anticipated celebration will take place on July 16-20, 2014 in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., (Sigma) are preparing to color the nation's capital Blue and White during the organization's Centennial Celebration July 16-20 in Washington, D.C. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130716/LA47847 Thousands of men of Sigma and their families will have an opportunity to enjoy a festive atmosphere, one...

2014-06-23 12:23:37

Biotechnology pioneer will receive the award at the 2014 BIO International Convention, San Diego Convention Center. PHILADELPHIA and SAN DIEGO, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) and the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) have selected Robert S. Langer to receive the 2014 Biotechnology Heritage Award. The award will be presented during the 2014 BIO International Convention, June 23-26 in San Diego, California. "Bob Langer is the...

2014-06-23 08:27:32

CINCINNATI, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXN) and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center today announced the establishment of a collaboration and fund for the advancement of research in rare disease. Cincinnati Children's is a recognized center of excellence in pediatric rare diseases. Alexion is a global leader in the development and delivery of breakthrough therapies for patients with severe and life-threatening rare...

2014-06-19 08:29:32

First of four projects chosen to enable development of nano-bio devices for the U.S. Air Force SAN JOSE, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nano-Bio Manufacturing Consortium (NBMC) has selected a proposal by the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, to develop a wearable sensor patch subsystem as its first project in its mission to develop human performance-monitoring electronics. The project has $450,000 in total funding. Fifty percent will come from NBMC's U.S. Air Force...

2014-06-18 23:11:35

ASU awarded a $20 million grant by NGA to launch the Foresight Initiative to provide interconnected tools, techniques and environments for decision making for increased global sustainability and resilience. Tempe, Arizona (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Arizona State University (ASU) was selected for a competitive five-year award of $20 million by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) to launch a research partnership, effective June 1, 2014, to explore approaches for anticipating and...

2014-06-18 23:10:43

School's out, but nonfiction literacy is in. Education technology startup Newsela keeps students' reading skills sharp with leveled news articles tailored to every ability. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 No matter how hard teachers work and how much their students learn during the school year, summer vacation can unravel some of that progress. Students risk losing the skills they’ve built up in the previous year and arriving back in the fall less prepared to pick up where...

2014-06-18 23:03:49

65 Graduates from 30 States and 4 Countries Continuing their Educations at 45 Different Four-Year Universities and Community Colleges, Pursuing Wide-ranging Career Goals Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 International Connections Academy (iNaCA), an accredited, online private school serving students in grades K-12 in the United States and across the globe, is celebrating the graduation of its senior class at the end of this 2013-2014 academic year. Some 65 graduates from 30 states and 4...

2014-06-17 23:13:14

In acknowledgment of her stature within nursing education and American health care, as she retires as CEO of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, the NLN will honor Geraldine "Polly" Bednash, PhD, RN, FAAN, with its highest accolade. The capacity crowd of nurse faculty, deans, and administrators, and executives of health care organizations attending the 2014 NLN Education Summit will see Dr. Bednash receive the NLN President's Award at the gala NLN Banquet,...

2014-06-17 08:30:08

School is Recipient of Three Prestigious Gold & Two Silver Stevies Among Its Six Awards ATLANTA, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medtech College received three Gold and two Silver "Stevies" among its six 2014 American Business Awards(SM) (The Stevies) at the ABA's traditional awards banquet in Chicago on June 13. Medtech College was named a Gold Stevie winner in the "Company of the Year," "Management Team of the Year," and "Executive of the Year" categories; Silver for "Marketing...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.