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2014-07-15 23:00:43

Concorde adds new Massage Therapy program in anticipation of a greater demand for Massage Therapists as job growth exceeds national average Southaven, Mississippi (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Concorde Career Colleges is launching a new Massage Therapy program at their Southaven, Mississippi campus. The first classes in this new program begin the week of August 25, 2014. Students will be able to complete this program and enter into a career as a massage therapist in as few as 11 months....

2014-07-15 23:00:20

October 31 Entry Deadline for $15,000 in Cash Prizes San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Sally Ride Science today announced the launch of a new national award program for teaching innovation in STEM, to be sponsored by Sally Ride Science and Deloitte. The Sally Ride-Deloitte Award for Teaching Innovation in STEM is open to all K-12 educators in the U.S. and recognizes innovations in instruction related to science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) as well as STEM careers. First...

2014-07-15 20:21:20

At California Career College's LVN programs in Los Angeles, you'll learn the skills needed to gain a competitive edge in the rapidly growing healthcare field LOS ANGELES, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Though economists assure us the economy is improving, many job seekers are finding that their field is saturated with eager applicants, or worse, the occupations they were trained for have been made unnecessary by technological advances. At the same time, the job outlook continues to remain...

2014-07-15 16:29:44

TEMPE, Ariz., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KnowledgeNet today announced the introduction of its new authorized Citrix training. KnowledgeNet's Citrix course catalog includes training for XenDesktop, XenApp, XenServer, XenMobile and NetScaler. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140715/127224 "We are really excited by the opportunity to offer our students Citrix training," said KnowledgeNet Managing Partner Rob Johnson. "For many years we have been the 'go-to' source for...

2014-07-15 16:26:45

A Scottsdale, AZ Board Certified physician specializing in Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Gil Ortega, is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2014. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected Scottsdale's Orthopaedic Surgery specialist Dr. Gil Ortega for inclusion in its highly selective list of Regional Top Doctors this year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140715/127160...

2014-07-15 12:35:11

Funding from PivotNorth Capital on a $10 million Valuation to Further Personalized K-12 Learning For All LOS GATOS, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenEd (www.OpenEd.io), the largest K-12 educational resource catalog, today announced $2 million in seed funding from PivotNorth Capital. The funding will be leveraged to build out additional capabilities and apps for resource-oriented education. With the largest K-12 educational resource catalog with the most Common Core aligned...

2014-07-15 12:34:55

With a library of over 100 educator-approved video games and videos, LeapTV provides video game fun and entertainment designed specifically for young children that is filled with learning and active play. EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in children's educational entertainment, today unveiled its first educational, active video gaming system, LeapTV(TM). Just like its no. 1 selling line of LeapPad children's tablets, LeapTV is...

2014-07-15 12:34:33

NEW DELHI, India, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - First of its kind landmark agreement between two educational institutions to collaborate for B.Tech and MS degree programs in the area of computer science and computer engineering Established with a vision to bring about innovation in higher education and learning in emerging areas of the knowledge society, the not-for-profit NIIT University (NU) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of...

2014-07-15 12:33:48

Collaborative online platform energizes in-class group projects and homework assignments, and adds new features for following learner progress, creating private courses and more SAN FRANCISCO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Versal today announced the release of Versal Pro, expanding the platform's core interactive course creation capabilities to facilitate its use in the classroom. Designed specifically for teachers, Versal Pro adds learner progress tracking, private courses and...

2014-07-15 12:29:25

Mikkael Sekeres, MD, of Cleveland Clinic Named Editor-in-Chief of ASH Clinical News WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Hematology (ASH) and American Medical Communications (AMC) have announced plans to launch a monthly news magazine later this year to serve the hematology and oncology communities. ASH Clinical News will report on the latest updates in the field, policy issues affecting the science and practice of hematology, and Society news....


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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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