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2014-06-30 23:06:42

Statewide cyber charter school celebrates graduates’ accomplishments during in-person commencement ceremonies. Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Collectively earning nearly $3 million in scholarship awards during the 2013–14 school year, Commonwealth Connections Academy’s Class of 2014 graduates have a bright future ahead of them. Approximately 655 students graduated from Commonwealth Connections Academy, the Pennsylvania tuition-free online public school celebrating its 10th...

2014-06-27 23:04:36

National Education Association Academy (NEA Academy) supports its members and local affiliates by providing exemplary PD and scalable access to online learning—in partnership with Knowledge Delivery Systems New York, NY (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The NEA recognizes that effective and efficient professional development (PD) is the pathway to success for improved teacher practice and increased student outcomes. NEA has partnered with Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS) to provide depth-level...

2014-06-25 16:25:55

Fund's first grant expected to focus on detection and treatment of Alzheimer's disease MADISON, Wis., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and the Wisconsin Technology Innovation Initiative (Wi2) have established a $1 million seed fund to support commercialization of medical technology developed by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140624/121225 While the fund will...

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...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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