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2014-10-15 12:27:25

Diploma program teaches students how to build apps for the Android Marketplace. SACRAMENT, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- MTI College (http://Sacramento.MTICollege.edu), which has been voted Sacramento's best vocational training school, has announced an October 27 start date for its Mobile Application Development diploma program. This is one of only two yearly start dates for the popular technology training program, and the last start date for 2014. "The demand...

2014-10-15 12:26:29

- Program educates students on workforce readiness and financial literacy HOUSTON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 150 high school juniors and seniors from six area high schools got a lesson in financial education and learned about careers in sports management during a Business of Sports event at BBVA Compass Stadium yesterday. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140825/139263 The Business of Sports program, sponsored by BBVA Compass, Junior Achievement, the Houston Dynamo...

2014-10-15 12:26:27

Leading nonprofit publishes position paper with support from the Goizueta Foundation COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Junior Achievement USA(®), the leading nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering young people to own their economic success, has just published a critical issues paper highlighting key findings from an education summit on preparing youth for the workforce. The paper, "Are Students Prepared for the Workplace? New Tools for a New Generation,"...

2014-10-15 08:38:47

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Campus Management Corp., a leading provider of enterprise software products and services for higher education, announced today that Mercy College has selected CampusNexus(TM) CRM, powered by Talisma, to help it effectively communicate with current and prospective students. CampusNexus CRM will replace Mercy College's legacy system and will be implemented enterprise-wide. Mercy College, a private, institution with four campuses in New...

2014-10-15 08:38:26

World's Largest Social Learning Network Opens New York Headquarters to Accelerate Growth NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brainly, the world's largest social learning network designed to allow students to help each other with schoolwork, today announced that it has raised a $9 million Series A funding round led by General Catalyst Partners. Previous and new investors, including Point Nine Capital, Learn Capital, and Runa Capital, also participated in the round. With the...

2014-10-15 08:37:48

One of Top Two Picks in "Awards Showcase" PITTSBURGH, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Think Through Learning announced today that their flagship product, Think Through Math, has been named a winner in the 19th Annual Education Software Review "EDDIE" Awards. Recognized in the category "Best Online Math Learning System" across multiple grades, Think Through Math received the added distinction of being featured in the "Awards Showcase: Two Top Picks" with an in-depth product review....

2014-10-15 08:37:47

Long Island's Tech Incubator and Seed Accelerator, launches a platform that will allow top tier students at major universities to compete for accelerated funding and support for their startup concepts. EAST MEADOW, N.Y., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Long Island's Tech Incubator and Seed Accelerator, Hach'd, announces the launch of a platform that will allow top tier students at major universities to compete for accelerated funding and support for their startup concepts. "Our...

2014-10-15 08:37:41

Unique ranking focuses on startups and job opportunities associated with each program. RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- College Choice (http://www.collegechoice.net/), an independent college search and rankings website, has published a ranking of the top fifty MBA programs in the United States (http://www.collegechoice.net/rankings/top-mba-programs/). Stanford University, Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business, University of...

2014-10-15 08:29:57

Addition of Fully Tetherless Birthing Simulator Reflects Commitment to Providing Instructors, Students with Access to Latest Technology for Nursing Education FAIRFIELD, Conn., and MIAMI, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sacred Heart University School of Nursing and Gaumard Scientific today announced the installation of the Victoria birthing simulator in SHU's Nursing Simulation & Clinical Skills Laboratories. The addition of the fully tetherless and wireless simulator, designed...

2014-10-15 08:26:31

Prominent testimonials give high marks to Levenson's third fundraising book. SAN DIEGO, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stan Levenson's much anticipated new book, The Essential Fundraising Guide for K-12 Schools (A 1-Hour Book With More Than 350 Links), launched today by Ocean Parkway Press on Amazon.com. The book is designed to bring fresh, new, cutting-edge ideas to help close the funding gap that exists in today's K-12 schools. The ideas presented aren't traditional fundraising...


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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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