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2014-04-09 23:24:54

Palestinian and Arizonan representatives spanned the geographic gap and met at Arizona State University in Tempe to learn from each other’s struggles and successes. During this workshop, the Renewable Energy Leadership Training Program, attendees worked on a roadmap toward a sustainable and independent energy system. Tempe, Ariz. (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 While thousands of miles apart, Arizona and Palestine must respond to similar energy challenges when faced with transmission, funding...

2014-04-09 23:23:46

Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center (SJRMC) recognizes the significant health and wellbeing challenges that face the community and nation today. Because the health of our community is our number one priority, SJRMC has launched This Counts — a unique, inspirational journey designed to inspire healthy lifestyle choices through encouragement. Mishawaka, Ind (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center (SJRMC) recognizes the significant health and wellbeing challenges that...

2014-04-09 23:04:08

With more than 15,000 camp graduates since 2004, Revolution Field Hockey Camp has become one of the top Field Hockey camps in the United States. The 2014 schedule features camps in 18 states for girls ages 10-18. Fairfield, CT (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Summer field hockey camps leader Revolution Field Hockey has published their 2014 summer field hockey camp schedule. Camps will be offered in 18 states across the country where campers will get the chance to learn from and play with the top...

2014-04-09 16:21:36

Contract from U.S. Small Business Administration Extends Operation Boots to Business, Expands Program Overseas SYRACUSE, N.Y., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) has been awarded a $3 million cooperative agreement from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), to extend and expand Operation Boots to Business, a self-employment training program available to U.S. military personnel designed to...

2014-04-08 23:21:44

North Dakota has been approved by the Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC) as the second state to join the Midwestern State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (M-SARA). The North Dakota University System and Indiana Commission for Higher Education announce approved institutions: Valley City State University (VCSU), Bismarck State College, Lake Region State College, Minot State University, Indiana State University, and Indiana University. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 North...

2014-04-08 23:01:54

Arizona State University hosts Arizona Student Energy Conference with University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 University students from across Arizona set aside in-state rivalries April 1-2 to plan for a better global future at the Arizona Student Energy Conference (AzSEC) at Arizona State University. At the conference, 95 students from Arizona State University, University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University presented their work on...

2014-04-08 23:01:50

With more than 20,000 camp graduates since 2006, adidas Tennis Camps has become one of the top tennis camp companies in the United States. The 2014 schedule includes summer camp sessions in 21 states for boys and girls ages 8-17 of all ability levels. Fairfield, CT (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 One of the summer tennis camps leaders, adidas Tennis Camps has published their 2014 summer tennis camp schedule. Over 2,000 tennis players attend these camps annually to get better, make friends, and...

2014-04-08 23:01:23

Educational development company Wil-Do uses interactive technology to engage students. HACKENSACK, N.J (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Going beyond traditional GED test preparation courses, the educational entrepreneurs behind New Jersey-based educational development company Wil-Do, Inc., were determined to create a more natural method for students to learn material for their adult high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) test. Utilizing interactive technology and video, the...

2014-04-08 08:39:12

New Common-Core aligned test provides affordable option for more than 140,000 annual test takers in seven states SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Department of Education has announced that they have selected CTB/McGraw-Hill's TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion(TM)) test as a state-approved assessment leading to a high school equivalency certificate. The decision is the latest development in an ongoing movement by states across the country to identify...

2014-04-08 08:31:58

Houston Astronaut and Nationally Renowned Innovation and Science Education Expert Dr. Mae C. Jemison Applauds STEM Education-to-Workforce Pipeline as First-of-its-Kind BAYTOWN, Texas, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As demand grows in Greater Houston for more skilled and diverse STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) workers, Bayer Corporation is meeting the challenge by investing more than $400,000 to strengthen STEM education and create a continuous STEM...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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