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2014-10-23 23:00:50

How Bullying and Teen Drug Abuse Are Related, A NoBullying Article Released Today (http://nobullying.com/benzo-fury/) London, UK (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 It is fact that a large number of teenagers regularly experience bullying in schools. As a result these kids often have trouble following classroom rules. They also are less engaged in their studies. Much of this distraction comes from the emotional turmoil they are experiencing from being a bullying victim and in comes teen drug abuse....

2014-10-23 23:00:27

At a press conference on the school lawn Thursday, Oct. 23, Jackson Christian announced the launch of a three-year $3.3 million capital campaign. It includes $2.3 million for a middle and high school expansion, $900,000 for athletics and $100,000 for the fine arts. Jackson, Tenn. (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 At a press conference on the school lawn Thursday, Oct. 23, Jackson Christian announced the launch of a three-year $3.3 million capital campaign. It includes $2.3 million for a middle and...

2014-10-23 16:23:59

CALGARY, Oct. 23, 2014 Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX: CVE) (NYSE: CVE) today announced a $450,000 donation to be made over three years to Medicine Hat School District No. 76 to support its literacy initiative. The donation will provide literacy resources for more than 7,000 students in 15 schools in the Medicine Hat area. This project represents a key step towards the district's goal of improving reading and writing skills for all of its students. "We know that literacy development is...

2014-10-23 16:21:05

ANCHORAGE, Ala., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Next year, as many as 650 middle school students from rural, native communities in Alaska will have the opportunity to dream a little bigger, thanks to a three-year partnership between Alaska Airlines and the Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program (ANSEP). A three-year, $1 million grant from Alaska Airlines will help transport Alaska students in sixth, seventh and eighth grades to Anchorage to attend ANSEP's award-winning Middle School...

2014-10-23 12:35:17

Contribution to support growth of program in Delaware, help Delaware students succeed DOVER, Del., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Communities In Schools of Delaware (CISDE) - part of the nation's largest and most effective organization dedicated to keeping kids in school and helping them succeed in life - today announced a $694,400 AT&T Aspire contribution that will enable the organization to expand its integrated student services model to more schools in Delaware. The program expansion...

2014-10-23 12:30:37

MANCHESTER, N.H., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees of Emerson Ecologics, LLC who have been discouraged from a college degree in the past because of cost or time challenges can now benefit from an innovative new partnership between Emerson and College for America at Southern New Hampshire University, a national nonprofit college designed for working adults. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140115/NE47098LOGO "This new employee benefit with College for America will help...

2014-10-23 12:29:39

FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ardelyx, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARDX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on cardio-renal, gastrointestinal and metabolic diseases, today announced that Ardelyx, together with its development partner, AstraZeneca (NYSE:AZN, LON:AZN), will present tenapanor-related preclinical and clinical results during Kidney Week 2014, the annual meeting of the American Society of Nephrology (ASN). Abstracts of the presentations were published today on...

2014-10-23 12:26:57

Three-year national ad campaign kicks off for new, free resource that empowers parents through personalized support, daily access to experts, specially designed tools and an online community to help millions of children go from simply coping to truly thriving NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Understood.org, a comprehensive, free nonprofit resource, is launching today to help parents of children with learning and attention issues. One in five children struggles with issues related to...

2014-10-23 12:25:31

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Foot Locker Foundation joined together with members of the athletic industry, as well as its business partners, on Tuesday, October 21, at New York City's Gotham Hall for the 14(th) annual "On Our Feet" fundraising gala. The event will benefit educational and other youth initiatives supported by the Foot Locker Foundation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141022/153833 "The On Our Feet gala is a true celebration of the significant...

2014-10-23 12:24:19

Power Systems Institute Will Train Students to Work on Power Lines and in Substations AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is partnering with Stark State College to reinstate its award-winning program to train the next generation of utility line and substation workers. The Power Systems Institute is a two-year program that combines learning hands-on utility skills at an Ohio Edison training facility with technical...


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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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