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2014-08-05 08:27:58

DENVER, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Indian College Fund has signed Tony-award winning Broadway powerhouse vocalist Idina Menzel to perform live at its 25(th) Anniversary Gala, to be held Monday, October 20 at Pier Sixty in New York City. This black tie fundraising event will benefit Native American higher education and celebrate the College Fund's mission and years of service to provide Native American access to higher education. Emmy-award winning television...

2014-08-04 23:06:02

Cleveland Vatterott students to receive instruction from industry experienced professionals as school expands Medical Assistant Occupational Specialist Program to include night classes. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Beginning with the September term, Vatterott College in Cleveland, located at 5025 East Royalton Rd., will offer night classes to students enrolled in its Medical Assistant Occupational Specialist diploma program. Classes will run between 6 to 10 p.m. Monday through...

2014-08-04 23:05:30

Patent Issued for Soy Protein-based Product Candidate in Development to Replace Wound Dressings from Human and Animal Sources Reston, VA (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Eqalix, Inc., a Northern Virginia regenerative medicine company, has achieved an important step in its development of technology for wound healing. A plant protein-based nanofiber scaffold technology invented at Drexel University and licensed to Eqalix recently received U.S. patent protection. The patent is U.S. Patent No....

math and science dropouts
2014-08-03 05:04:50

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online US high schools are tightening up their graduation requirements in math and science, which sounds like it should be a good thing. A new study from Washington University in St. Louis has found, however, that enforcing more rigorous academics drives some students to drop out. The study findings, published in Educational Researchers, reveal that policies increasing the number of required high school math and science courses are associated...

2014-07-31 23:22:43

Lancaster Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13 will utilize ESM Solutions’ new easyPurchase™ platform for an online marketplace. Warrington, PA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 ESM Solutions®, a leading provider of spend management and eProcurement solutions for the public sector, will power an online marketplace for Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13 (IU 13). The education service agency, IU 13, is a long-time partner and will be migrating to ESM Solutions’ new easyPurchase platform for its...

2014-07-31 23:11:36

World Education.net announces that its Strategic Account Manager Connie Smith will provide one-on-one counseling to students at the upcoming SDSU Military Open House on August 8. Arlington, TX (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 World Education.net Strategic Account Manager Connie Smith will be attending San Diego State University’s upcoming Veterans and Military Open House, being held on August 8 on the SDSU campus. The event, being sponsored by the University’s College of Extended Studies, will...

2014-07-31 23:03:03

The University of the Virgin Islands entered into five-year memoranda of understanding with Anguilla Community College (ACC) and H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), British Virgin Islands. U.S. Virgin Islands (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The University of the Virgin Islands entered into five-year memoranda of understanding with Anguilla Community College (ACC) and H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), British Virgin Islands. These agreements will allow UVI to establish areas for...

2014-07-31 23:02:34

An expert on the memory processes underlying reading comprehension, University of New England Assistant Professor of Psychology Jennifer Stiegler-Balfour, Ph.D., is working with a team of students to determine the factors that contribute to a decline in reading comprehension in people with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders. Ultimately, Stiegler-Balfour believes the knowledge gleaned from the study may lead to the development of new approaches that allow countless older people...

2014-07-31 12:27:25

APEX and The Communicator Awards give feature writing "awards of distinction" to Alta College's Bill Ojile and GroundFloor Media's Gil Rudawsky DENVER, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An article on managing public opinion during a media crisis for ACC Docket was given the 2014 Feature Writing "2014 Award of Excellence" by APEX and a "2014 Communicator Feature Writing Award of Distinction" by The Communicator Awards. The eight-page article was written by Bill Ojile, senior vice president and...

2014-07-31 08:41:15

DataScience@SMU will address the growing need for data scientists by preparing professionals who can work across a range of industries. DALLAS (SMU) and LANDOVER, Md., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Methodist University (SMU) will offer a Master of Science in Data Science program designed to meet the growing demand for data scientists across many industries. DataScience@SMU is delivered in partnership with 2U, Inc., a leading provider of online education solutions for...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'