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2014-07-18 11:29:32

Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research A new study has examined campus police/security responses to serious, underage, and less-serious alcohol incidents on and off campus at 343 colleges across the United States. Results show that campus security or law enforcement officials were not likely to issue citations for alcohol-law violations. Students were usually referred for discipline or sanctions to other university officials rather than formal courts, and were generally not...

2014-07-18 08:23:13

BASEL, Switzerland, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Basel Declaration presented the Award for Education in Animal Research for the third consecutive year. The award winner, Vladimir Sergeevich Popov from the Moscow State University, will attend a 1-week course at Zuerich University for research with animals according to the rules of the 3Rs (Replace, Reduce, Refine). As head of the animal research laboratory at the Moscow State University, Popov has been given the task of...

2014-07-18 08:22:22

Move Signals Shift from Start-Up Phase to Rapid Growth for Boston-strong Tech Business BOSTON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a recent move into new company headquarters in downtown Boston, Panorama Education, the fast-growing education technology firm, announced two key executive appointments bringing its total staff number to 18. Megan Costello is now the Director of Client Services, strengthening customer outreach and retention strategies while Jason Larsen has been...

2014-07-17 23:12:02

Scientific Minds has partnered with ArchieMD to add videos and interactives to its Science Starters products for high school and middle school. Orange, TX (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Scientific Minds has partnered with ArchieMD to add quality educational videos and interactive activities to the life science modules in its Science Starters products. ArchieMD is a “leading provider of visually-based health science education.” Both companies are focused on visualization as a critical dimension...

2014-07-17 23:11:21

Critical Need for Basic Items and Gift Cards to Help Children Pay for Activities Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Orchard Place, mental health experts for Iowa’s children, is launching their annual school supply drive to help 200 children get their educational year off to a great start. Today many families are forced to choose between school supplies or food and medicine. Many of the children served by Orchard Place have never started a school year with basic school supplies....

2014-07-17 23:10:43

Infolinx Partners with Higher Education Conference Kensington, MD (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Today, Infolinx System Solutions™, a leading provider of enterprise physical records management software, announced that it would be exhibiting at the 2014 Campus Technology Annual Summer Conference, the nation’s premier higher education technology conference. The conference will be held at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA, July 28-31, 2014. Located in booth #210, Infolinx will be...

2014-07-17 23:10:41

Tahani Dari of Ann Arbor, MI has been selected as an NBCC MFP Fellow. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), recently selected Tahani Dari of Ann Arbor, MI, for the National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program (NBCC MFP). As an NBCC MFP Fellow, Ms. Dari will receive funding and training to support her education and facilitate her service to underserved minority populations. The NBCC MFP is made...

2014-07-17 23:10:36

The Bay Area Search Engine Academy in the San Francisco Bay Area, California, has opened registration for their next search engine optimization class which will be in August, 2014. It is designed for individuals and employees who want to get their SEO certification. Livermore, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 The Bay Area Search Engine Academy announced that registration for the next Master SEO training class is now open to those who want to learn online marketing and obtain their SEO...

2014-07-17 23:09:13

WoundEducators.com is proud to receive endorsement from The ABWM Foundation for the WoundEducators.com wound care certification courses. Great River, NY (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 WoundEducators.com, LLC, a leading online educational company committed to promoting the practice of evidence-based wound management, is proud to receive endorsement from The ABWM Foundation for the WoundEducators.com wound care certification courses. This esteemed recognition is a result of a thorough and...

2014-07-17 23:07:00

Wigwam partners with local college to engage youth in manufacturing careers. Sheboygan, Wi (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Wigwam Mills, Inc. recently partnered with Lakeshore Technical College (LTC) to participate in the Sheboygan Area Youth Apprenticeship program to get more graduating adults interested and involved in careers in manufacturing. Youth Apprenticeships offer students in high school the opportunity to explore future careers while receiving school credit and pay for the work they are...


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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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