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2014-03-14 23:23:34

Celebrated filmmakers Ken Burns, Brett Morgen, and Erica Huggins are among Hampshire College alumni who will join a broad range of guest artists during a four-week Creative Media Institute this summer. Amherst, MA (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Celebrated filmmakers Ken Burns, Brett Morgen, and Erica Huggins are among Hampshire College alumni who will join a broad range of guest artists during a four-week Creative Media Institute this summer. Led entirely by visiting artists, the Creative Media...

2014-03-14 23:00:04

DC Internship Opportunity for College Students Washington D.C. (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Seeking Applicants for Internship Targeting Migrant/Seasonal Farmworking Students Applications to Intern in Washington D.C. due March 31, 2014 Five migrant/seasonal farmworker college students will be selected to live and work in D.C. for an intensive eight-week internship and professional mentoring program. The goal is to provide life altering experiences and networks to help students make the...

2014-03-13 16:31:51

GED Ready: The Official Practice Test provides same-day scores, personal study recommendations, and indicates a student's likelihood to pass the real test WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New GED Testing Service data has found that 95 percent of students who take GED Ready: The Official Practice Test and score in the Likely to Pass level go on to pass the real test. GED Ready, which is available online in English and Spanish through MyGED at GED.com, provides students with...

2014-03-12 08:26:33

PITTSBURGH, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Duquesne University's School of Law leaped 23 spots in the U.S. News & World Report's 2015 Best Graduate School Rankings. Last year, Duquesne placed among top-tier law schools for the first time in a decade. This year, Duquesne jumped up to the 121(st) spot, shared with seven other institutions, including DePaul University in Chicago. The Law School was also ranked 12(th) best Legal Research and Writing program in the country,...

2014-03-11 16:23:56

Event Benefits USC Center for Applied Molecular Medicine LOS ANGELES, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stars of movies, music, medicine and technology will join at Paramount Pictures Studios in Hollywood on March 20 for the second annual Rebels With a Cause gala honoring titan of technology and powerhouse philanthropist, Larry J. Ellison, co-founder and CEO of Oracle Corporation. Last year's event raised $3.6 million for the revolutionary and life-saving research of David B. Agus,...

2014-03-11 08:36:16

U-Southern California #1 on Both Undergrad and Grad Lists NEW YORK, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Princeton Review -- one of the nation's best-known education services companies -- today issued its fifth annual report naming the undergraduate and graduate schools with the best programs for students to study video game design. The University of Southern California is #1 on both the undergraduate and graduate school lists in the 2014 report which names 50 programs overall -- 25...

2014-03-10 23:22:39

Eighth-grade students from West Philadelphia will be experimenting with making and recycling bio-plastics. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Middle school students will gain real-life lab experience in materials science by playing and building with polymers as part of the University City Science Center STEAM Initiatives’ newest program, Polymer Play. Beginning in March, 15 students from KIPP West Philadelphia Preparatory Charter School will go to the Science Center once a week to...

2014-03-06 23:31:32

Recent recognition event utilizes top quality Presenta Plaque Plaque Kits. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Sharing the same credence for local, responsible stewardship as Presenta Plaque, the UNICEF chapter at VCU recently recognized a group of students for continuing their mantra of “Thinking Globally, Acting Locally.” Looking ahead, UNICEF at VCU hopes to continue growing and spreading its message. The organization wants to expand its teachUNICEF program to more schools and would...

2014-03-06 23:03:50

Statewide Virtual Public School to Offer Tuition-free Middle and High School Option for Maine Families; Enrollment Opens This Spring Augusta, ME (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Students in grades 7-12 from across Maine will have an exciting new public school option for the 2014-2015 school year. Maine Connections Academy (MCA), a full-time virtual public charter school, has been approved by the Maine Charter School Commission. The new school will deliver technology-enhanced, tuition-free, public...

2014-03-05 23:01:55

iD Tech launches Alexa Café to engage girls in coding, design, leadership, entrepreneurship, brand identity, philanthropy, and technology—all wrapped in a stylish, unique setting. (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Something fresh is brewing at iD Tech, just in time for Women’s History Month. The national leader in STEM education, iD Tech, has unveiled Alexa Café, a new all-girls summer camp emphasizing programming, leadership, entrepreneurship, brand identity, design, and philanthropy....


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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