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2014-07-24 04:20:42

LOS ANGELES, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shell & NCLR (National Council of La Raza) brought together 300 young Latino leaders from across the county at the 2014 Lideres Summit in conjunction with the 2014 NCLR Annual Conference at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Participants included high school and college students as well as young professionals, ages 14-26, who are motivated to strengthen their leadership potential and learn how to become effective advocates in their...

2014-07-23 23:32:15

Deciding on a college major or training program is often a stressful decision. New Career Key videos on decision making can reduce that stress by helping students answer the question “what should I major in” with confidence. Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Deciding on a college major or training program is often a stressful decision. New Career Key videos on decision making can reduce that stress by helping students answer the question “what should I major in” with confidence....

2014-07-23 23:31:41

Two recent studies reveal that child abuse is much more common in ADHD and dyslexia. In Dr. Harold Levinson’s clinical experience, early and effective medical treatment rapidly “normalizes” overall functioning and so may minimize or prevent child abuse and many other impairments from arising. Great Neck, N.Y. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Two recent studies indicate that previously untreated adults with dyslexia and ADHD were significantly more abused as children than those without these...

2014-07-23 23:31:22

BlueVolt, the leading learning management system (LMS) for businesses in the service and manufacturing industries, is a 2014 Top 20 Workforce Development Provider as selected by TrainingIndustry.com. Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 BlueVolt, the leading learning management system (LMS) for businesses in the service and manufacturing industries, is a 2014 Top 20 Workforce Development Provider as selected by TrainingIndustry.com. This is the third straight year BlueVolt has made the...

2014-07-23 23:30:53

North American Seminars' Responsible CME programs combine premium hands-on training events with studio quality continuing medical education films on wide range of rehab related topics. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 This two-day Live OT PT continuing education course is designed to help medical professionals gain basic knowledge of Pilates theory and principles and be able to integrate it into their rehabilitation programs. The core stabilizing muscles will be reviewed, as well as...

2014-07-23 23:30:40

Huntington Learning Center, the revenue leader among franchised tutoring and test prep companies, announces an attractive in-house financing plan. Under the plan, Huntington will loan existing and new franchisees up to $100,000 to open a new Huntington Learning Center. Oradell, NJ (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Huntington Learning Center, the revenue leader among franchised tutoring and test prep companies, announces an attractive in-house financing plan. Under the plan, Huntington will loan...

2014-07-23 23:29:55

Dr. Helen Stosel is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 NAPW honors Helen Stosel, M.D., as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Dr. Stosel is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in medicine. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional...

2014-07-23 23:29:53

Judith D. McLeod is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 NAPW honors Judith D. McLeod, DNP, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Dr. McLeod is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in nursing. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional...

2014-07-23 23:29:43

Cynthia Martin Bush, M.D. is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 NAPW honors Cynthia Martin Bush, M.D., Physician and Principle for Concierge MD as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. She is being recognized for leadership in healthcare and medicine with this prestigious distinction. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually...

2014-07-23 23:26:41

techJOYnT STEM Academy has held summer classes throughout June and July, impacting the bright minds of Oklahoma's future through practical and enjoyable STEM instruction. By enrolling students in classes ranging from Game Design to Graphic Arts to LEGO Robotics, techJOYnT has provided over 20,000 hours of instruction to students in Oklahoma. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 techJOYnT is a STEM Academy on a social mission to deliver curriculum to reinforce traditional Science,...


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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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