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2014-04-28 23:11:55

This fully online, video rich course is the seventh new or updated course launched this year. Centennial, CO (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Jones/NCTI is proud to introduce the online delivery of its Computers and Broadband Modems course. Students completing this course gain a thorough understanding of how the PC and modem interface with the broadband cable network. Topics of study include a detailed description of the major components in a PC and how they interact in the computer system; a...

2014-04-25 23:03:15

Einstein Medical announces the upcoming launch of the patent-pending DocShop AccuRate™ Ratings and Review Management System, the first such system designed especially for healthcare professionals. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Einstein Medical has announced that it will be introducing a patent-pending ratings and review management system through its DocShop directory, the first and most trusted directory of its kind on the Internet. AccuRate™ is the first system to be designed...

2014-04-25 16:21:24

WELLESLEY, Mass., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Babson College is one of the 332 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company profiled Babson in the fifth annual edition of its free downloadable book, "The Princeton Review's Guide to 332 Green Colleges." In the guide's profile on Babson, The Princeton Review stated that "Babson considers sustainability not only desirable but an...

2014-04-24 23:14:33

Envision Future Engineer Scholarship is now open for applications from high school students pursuing futures in engineering and technology. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Committed to helping outstanding young people prepare for and make the most of their future school, college and career experiences, Envision today announced that it is accepting applications for the 2014 Envision Future Engineer Scholarship for the National Youth Leadership Forum (NYLF): Careers in Engineering...

2014-04-24 23:04:27

Drexel University Online, a premier provider of Internet-based higher education, and the Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions are pleased to announce the creation of the Certificate of Advanced Study in Integrative Addiction Therapies. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Drexel University Online, a premier provider of Internet-based higher education, and the Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions are pleased to announce the creation of the...

2014-04-24 08:43:59

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU) has been announced the winner in the "Partnerships" category of the ASU+GSV Education Innovation Summit's Return On Education (ROE) Innovation Awards. 2U, a leading provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service solutions that enable leading nonprofit colleges and universities to deliver high-quality degree programs online, also won the category in the award's 2013 inaugural year. Known to many as "Davos in the Desert,"...

2014-04-24 08:34:19

Call for Applications Open for Class of 2014-2015 WHIPPANY, N.J., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer Corporation's Bayer USA Foundation has awarded the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) a $150,000 grant over three years to continue the Bayer-NSTA Fellows program and to expand the NSTA New Science Teacher Academy to all middle and high school science teachers throughout New Jersey. This latest grant marks the second Bayer USA Foundation grant to NSTA for this program, bringing...

2014-04-23 23:00:26

Harvard University Professor Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., a noted literary historian, activist, and filmmaker, will be the keynote speaker at the University of the Virgin Islands’ 2014 Commencement Ceremonies scheduled for May 17, on St. Thomas, and for May 18, on St. Croix. (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Harvard University Professor Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., a noted literary historian, activist, and filmmaker, will be the keynote speaker at the University of the Virgin Islands’ 2014...

2014-04-22 08:33:30

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REX hands-free exoskeleton technology to be showcased at London conference Union MedTech Plc, a company focused on medical technology, will be exhibiting at the Master Investor 2014 conference on Saturday, 26 April 2014 at the Business Design Centre in Islington, London. The event is open to the public from 09:00 - 17:30. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140422/681644 ) Union MedTech will showcase...

2014-04-22 08:33:26

RADFORD, Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CCR (Commonwealth Care of Roanoke) is pleased to announce new leadership role for our respected principal. Deborah L. Petrine has been named CCR's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Deborah L. Petrine founded CCR and opened its first facility in 2001. From her hands-on start as a nursing home secretary and receptionist, Ms. Petrine has accumulated a list of distinguished achievements. She co-founded and served as President of...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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