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2014-09-29 23:11:24

As part of a new owner-operator awareness campaign, Webasto has been invited to educate students at U.S. Truck Driving Training Schools about idle reduction and fuel saving technology. Fenton, MI. (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 As the North America Class 8 truck population and demand for truck drivers continues to increase, Webasto Thermo & Comfort North America decided to take a unique approach in reaching new drivers. Webasto has partnered with United States Truck Driving Training...

2014-09-29 23:11:20

Collaaj has been selected to showcase their innovative lecture capture platform for higher education. Collaaj’s novel content capture and integration capabilities will be on display in Start-Up Alley at EDUCAUSE 2014. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Collaaj, the enterprise and educational video company, will be a contributor to Start-Up Alley at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference for the second consecutive year. Collaaj was selected because of their dedication to shaping the...

2014-09-29 23:09:45

Dr. Indira Guzman has been part of Trident’s faculty since 2006, most recently serving as Director of the Computer Science and Information Technology Programs. She earned her Ph.D. in Information Science and Technology at Syracuse University and has extensive background in research and curriculum development. Cypress, CA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Dr. Indira Guzman, a faculty member at Trident University International (Trident) since 2006, has just accepted the position of Program...

2014-09-29 23:08:13

Secure, Individualized Early Warning Module Detects At-Risk Students Before Dropouts Occur San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 BrightBytes (http://www.brightbytes.net), a fast-growing educational research and analytics organization that counts 1 in 9 U.S. schools as customers, today announced the availability of its Early Warning Module. Built on the organization’s Clarity platform, the Early Warning Module identifies at-risk students based on individualized and...

2014-09-29 23:07:09

Leading behavioral health provider selects Relias to improve the quality and compliance of training offered to staff Cary, NC (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Harbor Corporation, the largest mental health provider in Northwest Ohio, announced today it is partnering with Relias Learning, the leader in SaaS-based training and compliance solutions for the health and human services markets. “Attracting, developing and retaining qualified healthcare professionals is critical to provide the best...

2014-09-29 23:06:21

Robust CRM Platform Helps Schools Connect Early and Often with Students and Keep them Moving Toward Graduation Salt lake City, UT and Orlando, FL (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Helix Education, a world class provider of student life cycle technologies and services, is debuting Helix Retain at this year's EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, which kicks off today in Orlando. Built on the Microsoft® Dynamics CRM platform, Helix Retain provides a scalable and highly flexible solution that...

2014-09-29 23:05:39

Embracing customer feedback, SRC Solutions, Inc. enhances the Registration Gateway Online Enrollment solution by integrating award winning GuideK12 geo-location technology to improve student enrollment and district boundary policy adherence Center Valley, PA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 SRC Solutions, Inc., creators of the Registration Gateway Online Enrollment solution, announces a major feature addition that will further simplify and automate student registration. By integrating...

2014-09-29 23:04:49

The Latin America Learning Management Systems (LMS) market report defines and segments the learning management systems market in Latin America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/latin-america-learning-management-system-6296868921.html (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The Latin America Learning Management Systems (LMS) market is estimated to grow from $33.9 million in 2013 to $160.5 million by 2018, at a CAGR of 36.5% from 2013 to 2018. Browse through...

2014-09-29 23:04:47

Kelly Walker from Niagara County Community College will be Awarded a Scholarship to Help Her Pursue Her Nursing Degree Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 NursingProgramsHelp.com, a website that offers in-depth and helpful information about nursing programs and nursing schools in the United States, is proud to announce the name of its first scholarship winner. Kelly Walker, who is pursuing an RN program at Niagara County Community College, will be awarded $1,500. As a spokesperson...

2014-09-29 23:04:26

Programs aimed at students interested in management consulting in healthcare New York, NY (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) is teaming with McKinsey & Company on two new academic initiatives that will offer students a first-class medical education combined with a comprehensive apprenticeship in the business of healthcare. The first initiative is an MD/Management Consulting program. Many third-year medical students choose to take a...


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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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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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