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2014-07-24 23:14:11

Dr. Ram K Reddy, Medical Director of Reddy & Associates, appointed Assistant Professor at VCOM in the department of Geriatrics, discipline of Internal Medicine. Athens, GA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The Appointment, Promotion and Tenure Committee of the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) announced the appointment of Dr. Ram K. Reddy as the Assistant Professor in the Department of Geriatrics. This is a part-time, three year clinical track appointment effective June 11, 2014....

2014-07-24 23:05:40

Becker's Hospital Review Names 100 Hospitals, Health Systems With Great Oncology Programs Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Becker's Hospital Review has published the 2014 edition of its list, "100 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Oncology Programs." Organizations on this year's list are leading the way in terms of quality patient care, cancer outcomes and research. The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team selected hospitals for inclusion based on...

2014-07-23 23:26:41

techJOYnT STEM Academy has held summer classes throughout June and July, impacting the bright minds of Oklahoma's future through practical and enjoyable STEM instruction. By enrolling students in classes ranging from Game Design to Graphic Arts to LEGO Robotics, techJOYnT has provided over 20,000 hours of instruction to students in Oklahoma. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 techJOYnT is a STEM Academy on a social mission to deliver curriculum to reinforce traditional Science,...

2014-07-23 23:21:09

A Respected Scholar, Surgeon, Researcher and Administrator appointed unanimously by the Board of Trustees Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The Howard University Board of Trustees accepted the unanimous recommendation of the Presidential Search Committee and voted to appoint Wayne A. I. Frederick, M.D., MBA, FACS, as the University’s 17th President during a meeting on Monday evening. The Presidential Search Committee, chaired by Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., was comprised of all of the...

2014-07-23 23:04:15

The National Education Association New Mexico (NEA-NM) won first place for its mobile application at the State Education Editors Conference held in June. The State Education Editors, a gathering of the top communicators from all the National Education Associations (NEA) chapters across the US, awarded the team from NEA-NM top honors in the social media category for the application powered by Purple Forge. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The NEA New Mexico (NEA-NM) today announced its...

2014-07-23 16:23:35

In the news release, Applications Now Open for the Levitt AMP [Your City] Grant Awards, issued 23-Jul-2014 by Levitt Pavilions over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that in the sentence, "Online applications are due October 15" the website should read "amp.levittpavilions.org" rather than "www.amp.levittpavilions.org" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Applications Now Open for the Levitt AMP [Your City] Grant Awards $25K matching grants...

2014-07-23 12:28:57

$25K matching grants will bring free concerts to small and mid-sized cities LOS ANGELES, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Calling all small to mid-sized cities across the country: America's largest free outdoor concert series is about to get even larger, and the spotlight is on you! http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140723/129629 The Levitt AMP [Your City] Grant Awards is an exciting, new matching grant opportunity, created by Levitt Pavilions, serving small to mid-sized cities...

green schoolyards
2014-07-23 02:00:14

Elizabeth Lock, University of Colorado at Boulder Playing in schoolyards that feature natural habitats and trees and not just asphalt and recreation equipment reduces children's stress and inattention, according to a University of Colorado Boulder study. Working on class assignments or gardening in such settings also provide stress-reducing benefits for youth, according to a paper published in the journal Health & Place. The study is one of the first of its kind to focus on the...

Eric Mazur presents an interactive demonstration
2014-07-20 09:59:54

National Science Foundation (NSF) Sustained investment in 'peer instruction' leads to wide-scale use of innovative teaching practice in undergraduate physics education and a Minerva Prize for NSF-funded physicist Eric Mazur In May, the Minerva Academy named Harvard University physicist Eric Mazur the inaugural recipient of its $500,000 Minerva Prize for Advancements in Higher Education. In particular, the announcement recognized Mazur's dedicated role in the development of an...

2014-07-11 08:22:18

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, researchers from 19 land-grant universities received the Western Region Award of Excellence for their collaboration on a multistate water conservation and sustainable microirrigation (MI) project at a ceremony in South Lake Tahoe, Nev. Droughts and water shortages are common problems for farmers in Western region states, but MI systems help farmers irrigate land more efficiently. "To many, the Multistate Research...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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