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2014-08-30 16:20:45

CULVER, Ind., Aug. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Emmy- and Tony Award-winning actor Hal Holbrook, a 1942 graduate of Culver Military Academy, will return to his alma mater Sept. 4 for a performance of his highly-acclaimed one-man show Mark Twain Tonight. The opening production of Culver Academies' 2014-15 Huffington Concert Series, the performance will be at 7:30 p.m. in Eppley Auditorium on the campus. A limited number of tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis by...

2014-08-29 23:07:10

DMG Productions explores the latest advancements in health and elder care. Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Innovations Television, produced by DMG Productions, announced today that they are gathering content for upcoming episodes of Innovations, focusing on health and elderly care, slated to air first quarter 2015. U.S. Census statistics show the number of Americans over 65 will nearly double by 2030, expanding from 13% of the population in 2000 to 20% in 2030, for a total of 72...

2014-08-28 23:01:38

For the fourth consecutive year, an ASU student is a finalist in Entrepreneur magazine’s annual competition. Tempe, Ariz. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Arizona State University graduate student Anthony Gonzales, co-founder of Force Impact Technologies, has been named one of five finalists in Entrepreneur magazine’s 2014 College Entrepreneur of the Year competition. This is the fourth consecutive year that an ASU student has been a finalist in the competition. Jared Schoepf, co-founder of...

2014-08-28 20:21:41

University of Michigan to Create Initiative for Women in Finance ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan announced today the creation of The Och Initiative for Women in Finance in the Stephen M. Ross School of Business. The initiative is made possible through a significant gift by Jane C. and Daniel S. Och of Scarsdale, N.Y., through the Jane and Daniel Och Family Foundation. The goal of The Och Initiative for Women in Finance at the...

2014-08-28 16:30:20

Online School Students Hit Classrooms without ever leaving home NORTH BEND, Ore., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New school supplies and meeting new teachers are still part of the first day of school for Oregon Virtual Academy (ORVA) and Insight School of Oregon (ISOR) students across the state. They'll meet each other in homeroom and catch up with classmates from last year, but there won't be any backpacks, school cafeteria food or catching the bus for these students, who...

2014-08-28 16:30:18

WESTMINSTER, Colo., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Colorado Preparatory Academy, a tuition-free public online school program serving students in grades K-12, will have hundreds of students returning to school Tuesday, September 2 - all from the comfort of their own homes. "Our teachers develop Individualized Learning Plans to help guide students in course selection and instructional interventions to meet the academic strengths and weaknesses of each student," said Amy...

2014-08-28 12:34:30

New online public charter school offers individualized learning approach for Michigan students LANSING, Mich., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Insight School of Michigan (ISMI), a tuition-free online public charter school for students in Michigan, will kick off the 2014-15 school year and its first year of operation on September 2, 2014. ISMI uses the award-winning K¹² curriculum to offer students in grades 6-12 a unique learning experience, and with support from...

2014-08-28 12:34:28

Online public charter school offers individualized learning approach for Michigan students GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michigan Virtual Charter Academy (MVCA), a tuition-free online public charter school for students in Michigan, will kick off the 2014-15 school year and its' fifth year of operation on September 2, 2014. MVCA uses the award-winning K¹² curriculum to offer students in grades K-12 a unique learning experience, and with support from...

2014-08-26 23:17:17

ASU launches mobile app to increase safety-related communication across its campuses. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Arizona State University (ASU) joins schools in 16 other states to launch the LiveSafe mobile application. First in the state of Arizona, ASU is the latest university to choose the system as its primary method to foster safety-related, two-way communication between students, faculty, and campus safety officials. LiveSafe is built with the latest in smartphone...

2014-08-26 12:33:55

Minnesota Virtual Academy, iQ Academy Minnesota and Insight School of Minnesota Offer Individualized, Tuition-Free Learning HOUSTON, Minn., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Picture the first day of school: Carefully chosen outfits, crisp school supplies and big smiles all around. Kids pose for pictures and pause for hugs before hopping on a bus to begin another year of learning. For students who attend Minnesota's online high schools, the first day of school is just the same - but...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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