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2014-07-25 23:01:52

Founder and CEO of Allen Interactions, Dr. Michael Allen, to discuss the bottom-line business return of using e-learning, specifically the principles of the Serious eLearning Manifesto. Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Allen Interactions Inc., an internationally acclaimed custom learning design, development, strategic consulting, and technology firm, announces new webinar in conjunction with Training Magazine Network. The webinar, e-Learning, Are You Serious?, aims to shed...

2014-07-25 20:22:47

Ashford graduate aims to use her master's degree to help her company succeed SAN DIEGO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lauren Scheer has helped to run a successful homeowner's association management business since 1980, but she wanted to contribute more to the company. She saw an opportunity to expand her skill set by pursuing a Master of Business Administration degree at Ashford University. Scheer, who graduated last year, has been able to apply her education to her career and was...

2014-07-25 16:24:26

LANDOVER, Md., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU), a leading provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service solutions for nonprofit colleges and universities to deliver high-quality education to qualified students anywhere, today announced that the company's co-founder and CEO, Chip Paucek, will present at Needham's Annual Interconnect Conference. The presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, August 5 at 11 a.m. EDT at The Westin New York Grand Central Hotel. A live...

2014-07-25 16:21:45

RALEIGH, N.C., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northside Elementary School in Chapel Hill, NC has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum certification with the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). The three-story, 100,000-square-foot school opened in fall of 2013 and represents the first LEED Platinum elementary school in North Carolina. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140725/130403 Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools partnered with...

2014-07-25 12:20:45

Industry professionals can now prepare for a variety of non-flight aviation careers through the university's world-renowned College of Aeronautics. TAMPA, Fla., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ranked a Tier 1 Best National University by U.S. News & World Report, regionally accredited Florida Tech is introducing the aviation industry's only Bachelor of Arts in Aviation Management offered 100% online. Students earning this degree gain career-specific aviation and management knowledge...

2014-07-24 23:11:44

RJ Young announced that Kelley Cothron, a 2014 graduate of Portland High School, is a winner of the 2014-15 John T. Crunk Scholarship, for academic achievement. Nashville, Tenn. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 RJ Young announced that Kelley Cothron, a 2014 graduate of Portland High School, is a winner of the 2014-15 John T. Crunk Scholarship, for academic achievement. Kelley is the daughter of Kevin Cothron, a RJ Young Technical Advisor in the Nashville, TN area. “Our RJ Young team members and...

2014-07-24 23:11:07

American Sentinel University’s new e-book, ‘Are You Prepared to Identify and Prevent the Three Infections That Make Up Two-Thirds of All Healthcare Associated Infections?’ profiles risk factors and prevention techniques for the three most common infection threats in healthcare facilities today. Download the free e-book at http://www.americansentinel.edu/blog/2014/05/13/strong-nursing-leadership-is-essential-to-reducing-hais/. Aurora, Colo. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 American Sentinel...

2014-07-24 23:10:44

The Sierra College STEM Collaborative published “Exploring STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics” by Elizabeth Dayton, Ph.D. to explore the evidence in support of adding arts and innovation to the national effort to encourage STEM education and careers. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 To gain insight on how educators can better prepare students for advanced manufacturing and STEM careers, the Sierra College Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)...

2014-07-24 23:10:13

This platform will offer tailor-made content exclusively for IB schools for absolutely free. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 STUDYeBUDDY.com is proud to announce the launch of The IB Digital Campus – a platform offering tailor-made content exclusively for IB schools. This partnership with TheIBLibrary.com provides a new and innovative storehouse of authentic IB aligned and curated eBooks. The IB Digital Campus in association with TheIBLibrary.com now provides its entire collection to teachers...

2014-07-24 23:09:12

39 participants from 17 different countries selected to attend Silicon Valley’s unique program focused on creating game-changing entrepreneurial heroes. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Draper University, a top program in entrepreneurship http://www.draperuniversity.com, is proud to announce that for 6 weeks this summer, 39 young entrepreneurs from 17 different countries will converge on the Draper University campus in the heart of Silicon Valley for an intensive, experiential...


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Wampus cat (cougar)
2014-01-28 15:10:48

The Wampus cat comes from American folklore as a variation of a fierce cougar. It also is compared to the Ewah of Cherokee mythology. In the myth a woman covers herself with the skin of a cougar and spies on the men of the tribe. While the men are telling sacred stories around a fire, she is caught and turned into a half-woman, half-cat by the tribe’s medicine man. The Wampus cat supposedly still haunts the forests of east Tennessee. Other legends state the Wampus cat is the spirit of...

Algebra
2014-01-02 11:06:39

Algebra, from the Arabic al-jebr, meaning “reunion of broken parts”, is one of the wide-ranging parts of mathematics, combined with number theory, geometry, and analysis. Algebra can basically be considered as doing computations much like that of arithmetic with non-numerical mathematical objects. Initially, these objects were variables that represented either numbers that weren’t yet known or unspecified numbers, permitting one to state and prove properties that are true no matter...

Geometry
2014-01-02 10:21:51

Geometry is a branch of mathematics that is concerned with questions of shape, size, relative position of figures, and the properties of space. A mathematician who works in the geometry field is called a geometer. Geometry arose independently in numerous early cultures as a body of practical knowledge concerning areas, lengths, and volumes, with elements of a formal mathematical science emerging in the West as early as Thales. By the 3rd century BC, geometry was put into an axiomatic form by...

Trigonometry
2014-01-02 10:09:07

Trigonometry, from the Greek trigonon, meaning triangle, and metron, meaning measure, is a branch of mathematics that studies the relationships involving lengths and angles of triangles. The field came about during the 3rd century BC from applications of geometry to astronomical studies. The 3rd century astronomers first noted that the lengths of the sides of a right triangle and the angles between those sides have fixed relationships: that is, if at least the length of one of those sides...

Applied Mathematics
2014-01-02 10:00:11

Applied mathematics is a branch of mathematics that focuses on mathematical methods that are usually used in science, engineering, business, and industry. Therefore, “applied mathematics” is a mathematical science with specialized knowledge. The term “applied mathematics” also explains the professional specialty in which mathematicians work on practical problems; as a profession focused on practical problems, applied mathematics focuses on the formulation and study of mathematical...

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