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2014-06-30 23:13:23

ISLA® program recognizes industry workforce improvements of leaders and professionals from Central, North, and South America. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 (ISC)²® (“ISC-squared”), the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information and software security professionals with over 100,000 members worldwide, today announced it is now accepting nominations for its fourth annual Americas Information Security Leadership Awards (ISLA) Program. To nominate...

2014-06-30 23:12:03

School Shooting Prevention - POP-A-Lock Offers Schools Security Audits Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Pop-A-Lock offers sincere condolences to the families that lost a child in the fatal school shooting that occurred a few weeks ago at an Oregon high school. Although these tragic cases cannot fully be prevented from taking place, Pop-A-Lock - the most trusted team of security professionals in the nation—pledges to support school districts throughout the United States by offering...

2014-06-30 23:11:10

Shane Michaels releases a review of Silva Life System, the original mind empowerment program created by Jose Silva. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Silva Life System, a mind empowerment and personal program that has helped millions of people take control of their life, emotions, stress, and intuition throughout its more than 50 years of instruction has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative review. “Since 1966, Silva Life System has been helping students...

2014-06-30 23:11:09

Affordable K-12 school management system’s new flexible, intuitive reporting tool saves time for teachers, administrators. Portland, OR (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Alma, the modern and affordable K-12 school management system, today announced plans to roll out new features for creating customized report cards starting in July. The addition of this tool to the integrated student information (SIS) and learning management (LMS) system will enable teachers and administrators to manage the report...

2014-06-30 23:10:12

NGI to Offer Innovative Courses in Sustainable Farming, Entrepreneurship and Culinary Nutrition New York, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Leading culinary institute, Natural Gourmet Institute (NGI) announces the expansion of their health-supportive course offerings with the launch of three innovative Certificate Programs. These programs are designed to give students the opportunity to enhance their education and gain first-hand experience in the areas of Sustainable Farming, Entrepreneurship and...

2014-06-30 23:09:51

Georgia State University alumnus Kenneth D. Lewis (B.A.,’69), a longtime donor to his alma mater, has made his biggest gift yet, a $5 million pledge to the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Georgia State University alumnus Kenneth D. Lewis (B.A.,’69), a longtime donor to his alma mater, has made his biggest gift yet, a $5 million pledge to the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions. The nursing school was named for...

2014-06-30 23:09:45

Day-Long Event in Chicago to Help Top e-Learning Professionals Excel within their Industry; Dr. Michael Allen and Partners to Offer Best Practices, Advanced Approaches, and Real-Life Examples of Performance Changing e-Learning Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Allen Interactions Inc., an internationally acclaimed custom learning design, development, strategic consulting, and technology firm, announces first ever Allen Interactions’ User Conference. The conference will be...

2014-06-30 23:09:43

A breakthrough solution for student goal setting and navigating personal journeys to success. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Today EDmin, Inc. announced INFORM Journeys, a breakthrough approach to motivating and engaging students in learning. As students explore destinations from working on a school project to choosing a career interest, INFORM Journeys will give them a central place to set goals and manage the lifelong journey of learning. Journeys further expands the powerful...

2014-06-30 23:09:32

Massachusetts School District finds better password and group management features for its students and staff. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Global Messaging Solutions provider IceWarp has announced today that its proprietary migration tool recently helped Gloucester Public Schools migrate more than 700 users to IceWarp Messaging Server. The school system needed a new email platform because it felt the password and group management features of its old email solution had become...

2014-06-30 23:07:11

Trident University's Outreach & Partnerships team has kept a high profile this year through key partnerships with some of the most recognizable names in the corporate world, a continued focus on military-to-civilian transitions for students, and the launch of professional development webinars. Cypress, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 As a 100% online school Trident University International (Trident) faces certain challenges when it comes to making face-to-face connections. Trident...


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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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