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2014-04-07 16:25:37

In the news release, Diagnostic Disease Group Wins Cupid's Cup National Business Competition Chaired by Under Armour Founder and CEO, issued 07-Apr-2014 by Robert H. Smith School of Business over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that all references to "Diagnostic Disease Group" should read "Disease Diagnostic Group." The complete, corrected release follows: Disease Diagnostic Group Wins Cupid's Cup National Business Competition Chaired by Under Armour Founder and CEO COLLEGE...

2014-04-07 16:25:11

COLLEGE PARK, Md., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Diagnostic Disease Group, maker of an inexpensive handheld device that can diagnose malaria in one minute, was named the winner of the 2014 Cupid's Cup Business Competition, chaired by Under Armour Founder and CEO Kevin Plank. The ninth annual event was April 4 at the University of Maryland's College Park campus, hosted by the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. In a last-minute twist to...

2014-04-04 23:39:58

Estheticians, massage therapists and other health and beauty practitioners are invited to join the Association of Holistic Skin Care Professionals (AHSCP) for training events throughout the year. AHSCP is a professional, non-profit association that offers the latest research and information about holistic, noninvasive approaches to health and beauty; this year's Holistic Skin Care Conference will be held October 19th & 20th. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Upcoming Events in...

2014-04-04 23:36:07

12 Teachers and STEMConnector® Honored at Annual Science Education Conference WILMINGTON, Del. (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Today at the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) annual conference in Boston, Mass, DuPont is recognizing 12 STEM (Science, Technology, Education and Mathematics) and AgriScience teachers for teaching excellence; and partner organization STEMConnector® for advancing science education. DuPont will honor the award winners and recognize the impact of great...

2014-04-04 16:24:05

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Developed to promote the education and careers of young scientists, WAC Lighting will sponsor the Invitational Science Fair from 9 AM- 2 PM on Sunday, April 6(th), at Herricks High School. For the past 15 years, The Research Association has hosted a Science Fair symposium that offers over 350 Long Island, NY students the opportunity to present their research experience to esteemed judges from leading institutions and businesses....

2014-04-04 11:44:22

Parents who have not attended college are at a disadvantage when it comes to talking about higher education with their kids – yet these are the students who most need a parent's guidance. A new approach developed and tested by researchers at University of the Pacific's Gladys L. Benerd School of Education may help solve the problem. It was presented today at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. [April 4, 8:15 a.m. EDT, Philadelphia Convention Center...

2014-04-03 16:23:44

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A UNT Health Science Center researcher recognized internationally for his work on hormones and the aging brain has been named dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Meharvan "Sonny" Singh, PhD, who has served as interim dean since January, said he is eager to take on his new role. "I am excited and enthusiastic about the opportunity to serve our faculty, staff and students in my new role," he said. "I look...

2014-04-03 12:35:28

Rock Hill And Fort Mill Preschool Children Build Robots Through Collaboration And Playful Technology Education Program CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Goddard School(®) preschools in Rock Hill and Fort Mill, SC, focused on learning through play for children six weeks to six years, have pioneered a new way of teaching young children about technology via a robotics program that helps develop STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and 21(st) century skills. A...

2014-04-02 23:22:13

Becker's Hospital Review has published the 2014 edition of "100 Great Hospitals in America," a compilation of some of the most prominent, forward-thinking and focused healthcare facilities in the nation. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Becker's Hospital Review has published the 2014 edition of "100 Great Hospitals in America," a compilation of some of the most prominent, forward-thinking and focused healthcare facilities in the nation. Hospitals included on...

2014-04-02 16:20:44

Conference goal is to enhance science teacher development and improve learning in STEM FALLS CHURCH, Va., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Northrop Grumman Foundation is joining with the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) to further the conversation around international science education during the NSTA National Conference in Boston, April 3-6. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO The Foundation is sponsoring a special session at the conference...


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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