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2014-08-12 08:31:03

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- eLux Medical, Inc., developer of NanoLipo(TM), a novel nanomedicine approach to liposuction, is pleased to announce that Professor Robert S. Langer, Sc.D., has joined its Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Langer is the David H. Koch Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Langer has written over 1,250 articles and has over 1,060 patents worldwide, many of which have been licensed or sublicensed to over 250...

2014-08-12 08:20:54

New joint research facility to become epicenter of academic and industry collaboration TEWKSBURY, Mass., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the University of Massachusetts Lowell have announced an agreement to establish a joint research facility focused on the advancement of innovative technologies in a collaborative, state-of-the-art institute. Raytheon is committing $3 million with options to $5 million throughout the next 10 years for establishment of...

2014-08-11 12:32:44

Statewide Virtual School Marks Second Year with Plans to Increase Student Access to 'Blended Learning' Environment GREENVILLE, S.C., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cyber Academy of South Carolina (CASC), a full-time, tuition-free online public school for students residing across the state, will begin the 2014-2015 academic year on August 19, 2014. The program marks its second year of operation and is one of the fastest growing schools in South Carolina. CASC uses the...

2014-08-11 08:22:21

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE), the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, and the National Education Association (NEA) have partnered to launch an auto buying program designed to provide savings for NEA members and educators. Through the NEA® Auto Buying Program, the NEA's three million members will gain access to upfront pricing information and guaranteed savings off the manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) when...

2014-08-08 16:24:36

Online public school continues to grow in popularity as Arkansas families recognize advantages offered by individualized online learning. NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arkansas Virtual Academy (ARVA), a full-time, tuition-free, online public school for students in Arkansas, will begin their 2014-2015 school year on August 18(th) as the program marks its 7(th) year of operation in the state. ARVA uses the award-winning K¹² curriculum to offer...

2014-08-07 23:04:04

T32 Grant Funding Trains Next Generation of Leaders in Clinical and Outcomes Research Kansas City, Mo. (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute—one of the leading outcomes research centers in the nation—is seeking highly motivated, talented individuals for its two-year postdoctoral training program in cardiovascular outcomes research. The T32 training program currently offers a unique opportunity with an immediate opening for one fellowship position and two...

2014-08-07 12:33:59

Innovative online public school continues to grow in popularity as Georgia families recognize advantages offered by individualized online learning ATLANTA, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Georgia Cyber Academy (GCA), a full-time tuition-free online public school for students in Georgia, will begin their 2014-2015 school year on August 11(th) as the program marks its 8th year of operation in the state. GCA uses the award-winning K¹² curriculum to offer students in grades...

2014-08-06 16:33:44

Partnership with Hill House Association Will Help Under-Credited Pennsylvania Students Get Back on Track PITTSBURGH, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hill House Passport Academy Charter School (HHPACS), a new, tuition-free Pittsburgh public charter school, will open on August 25, 2014 to provide under-credited Pennsylvania students who are under 21 years of age with an accessible, individualized opportunity to finish their high school education. In partnership with the Hill...

2014-08-06 16:20:35

- Lincoln Motor Company will support National Pan-Hellenic Council's nine African-American Greek-letter organizations through one-day test drives that will benefit local charities DEARBORN, Mich., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To continue in its efforts to give back to local communities, the Lincoln Motor Company has teamed with the National Pan-Hellenic Council, Incorporated (NPHC), a group of nine African-American Greek-letter organizations. The program, "The Divine Nine Driven...

2014-08-05 23:09:40

Congress members offered inspiring words to 75 Americans before they departed for Germany on the year-long Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) fellowship program, administered by Cultural Vistas Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Cultural Vistas sent off the 31st class of American participants in the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) to Germany last week with a whirlwind two days of orientation, meetings with U.S. Department...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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