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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...

2014-07-10 12:25:11

NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Business Expert Press and the Center for Services Leadership at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University are excited to announce a new co-branding agreement, which will provide high-quality, cutting-edge learning resources for executives, academics and students at the center and globally. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140710/125910 "Co-branding is an important part of our vision and publishing strategy," said...

2014-07-09 16:26:46

Case featuring success of Access Health CT will be taught as part of curriculum at Harvard Business School and Harvard School of Public Health SOUTHPORT, Conn., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The launch of Access Health CT, Connecticut's official health insurance marketplace (also known as the Exchange), is the subject of an upcoming marketing case study authored by Harvard Business School professor John A. Quelch for use at both Harvard Business School (HBS) and Harvard School of...

2014-07-09 12:27:50

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jay Leno, host of "The Tonight Show" for 22 years, will be the featured performer at "An Evening with a Legend," sponsored by the UNT Health Science Center Foundation to benefit the University's research, education and health care mission. Presented by Chase and J.P. Morgan, Leno will appear at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at Fort Worth's Bass Performance Hall. The Chairs for this year's event are Pati and Bill Meadows. The...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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