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2014-02-20 08:20:55

Raytheon GBS President and CIO champion of diversity, women and STEM WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is proud to congratulate Rebecca Rhoads, president, Global Business Services (GBS) and chief information officer, on her induction into California State Polytechnic, Pomona, College of Engineering's 2014 Hall of Fame. Appropriately, the public hall of fame event will be held today on National Engineers Week's "Girl Day." Rhoads is one of 22...

2014-02-19 23:21:26

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is pleased to announce that Olafur Eliasson, 2014 Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts at MIT recipient, will be at MIT on March 12­-14, 2014 to accept the prestigious honor. A distinctive feature of the award­­ beyond the $100,000 prize, public programs and gala ­­is a residency in which the artist interacts with MIT students, faculty and staff in a range of academic disciplines on campus. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) February...

2014-02-19 16:24:50

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth Holdings, Inc. ("TeamHealth") (NYSE: TMH), one of the largest suppliers of outsourced healthcare professional staffing and administrative services to hospitals and other healthcare providers in the United States, today announced that its management team will presenting at the following conferences: 2014 Citi Global Healthcare ConferenceFebruary 26, 2014Presentation - 9:40am Eastern TimeNew York, NY 2014 RBC Capital Markets'...

2014-02-18 23:04:08

Updated print and digital content to align with the new 2014 GED® Test Albany, N.Y. (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 On January 2, 2014, GED® Testing Service announced the release of their new test as well as a revamp of their GED® testing program last updated in 2002. According to the GED® test-makers, “The GED® Test was developed to measure high-school equivalency and to provide information about a test-taker’s college and career readiness. The test measures...

2014-02-17 23:03:36

The fourth annual Arizona Solar Summit will focus on introducing innovative policies, programs and technologies that are critical to reshaping Arizona’s energy markets. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 What: Arizona Solar Summit IV When: 7:30 am – 6 pm, Thursday, February 20, 2014 Where: ASU SkySong, 1475 N. Scottsdale Rd. RM 150, Scottsdale, AZ 85257 Cost: Members of the media may attend this catered event at no cost; RSVP via media contacts (noted below) Why: The...

2014-02-16 00:20:24

WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) COLLEGE FOR THE DEAF Profile America -- Sunday, February 16th. The nation's first college for deaf students traces its beginning to this date in 1857, when Congress incorporated the Columbia Institution for the Instruction of the Deaf, Dumb and Blind. In 1864, the school was federally...

2014-02-15 23:02:58

vSim for Nursing/Medical-Surgical™ features 10 virtual patient simulation scenarios and other curricular content based on Complex Care Medical-Surgical Scenarios (Volume 1) developed by the National League for Nursing. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 15, 2014 The introduction of vSim for Nursing was an occasion of great excitement among nurse educators gathered at the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) last month in San Francisco. The innovative product line,...

2014-02-14 23:03:59

On February 6-7, 2014, Dominion Enterprises’ employees and students from local colleges and universities in Hampton Roads participated in Dominion’s second college Hackathon. This two-day event took place at Dominion’s headquarters in Norfolk. Norfolk, VA (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 On February 6-7, 2014, Dominion Enterprises’ employees and students from local colleges and universities in Hampton Roads participated in Dominion’s second college Hackathon. Dominion Enterprises has...

2014-02-14 08:24:24

NYU School of Engineering Researchers Urge Game Designers to Follow their 'Odd Couple' Path to Developing Wearable Controllers and Cooperative Computer Games NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Fashion Week closes in Manhattan, New York's outer boroughs are offering a glimpse of what the best-dressed techies will be wearing this Valentines Day: electronic-embedded costumes for a video game that demands hand-holding. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091027/NY99197LOGO...

2014-02-12 23:29:11

Alex Howell studies college-preparatory curriculum while living with his family overseas. Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Alex Howell lives in T'bilisi, Georgia, but has started the second semester of his sophomore year with Oaks Christian Online School. He is originally from Nokesville, Virginia, but has been living in the capital of Georgia for 8 months while his dad serves as a contractor for the Georgian armed forces. Alex’s father served in the Army for 30 years,...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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