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2014-07-21 23:06:56

Major corporation partnering with Alvernia University this summer to promote scientific exploration for middle school students. Reading, PA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Budding scientists are benefitting from a unique partnership between a global corporation and a community-oriented university — both committed to making an impact on young people’s lives. For the third year, Carpenter Technology Corporation teamed up with Alvernia University to offer 150 Reading, Pa., middle-school students a...

2014-07-21 23:06:34

Lights, camera, action! Baldwin County students produce television commercials aimed at curbing underage drinking and prescription drug misuse. Baldwin County, AL (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Baldwin County middle and high school students help curb underage drinking and prescription drug misuse using their creative skills. Students from ten schools across the county competed in the Baldwin County Community Alliance (BCCA) contest to produce a 30 second commercial that will air on local...

2014-07-21 23:05:32

Smart Education & Learning Market research report majorly focuses on the basis of products, learning modes, applications, factors driving the market, various restraints, opportunities and global adoption trend.(http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/smart-digital-education-market-571.html) (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The report "Smart Education & Learning Market by Hardware (IWB & SBL), Software (LMS/LCMS, Open Source & Mobile Education Apps), Educational Content...

2014-07-21 23:04:23

On Demand K12 Gateway delivers Risk Mitigation, Compliance Protection, Electronic Cumulative Folders and Enhanced Parent Engagement Center Valley, PA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 SRC Solutions Inc., the innovators behind a leading Online Enrollment Solution Registration Gateway, is excited to announce the latest addition to the Gateway family of solutions, the On Demand K12 Gateway Student Relationship Management Platform. On Demand K12 Gateway represents over 20 years of technology and...

2014-07-21 23:03:23

American Meat Science Association, among others, partnering with producer of Career and Technical Education curriculum resources on initiative to improve college and career readiness. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 CEV Multimedia, a leading producer of Career and Technical Education (CTE) curriculum resources, today announced the inaugural industry partners supporting its new certification program during a news conference in Austin, Texas. State Representative Jimmie Don Aycock, Chair of the House...

2014-07-21 23:02:15

MINDDRIVE, a “for purpose” educational organization offering after-school programs in STEM and personal development through communications skills, has announced the selection of Paula Guinn as Executive Director. Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Paula Guinn joins the MINDDRIVE team as Executive Director bringing years of experience working in the area of development with non-profits and educational institutions in and around the Kansas City area. Her history includes the...

2014-07-21 23:01:36

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (GSCIS) will host special presentations at NSU’s Regional Campuses in Tampa and Orlando, on Aug., 14 and 15 respectively, on the ‘Top 5 Technology Trends to Impact Business & IT Leaders in the Future’. Fort Lauderdale-Davie, FL (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (GSCIS) will host special presentations at...

2014-07-21 23:01:06

Western University of Health Sciences has been named a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education for the third consecutive year, and also made the Honor Roll for the first time. Pomona, California (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Western University of Health Sciences has been named a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education for the third consecutive year, and also made the Honor Roll for the first time. WesternU received recognition in six...

2014-07-21 23:00:56

Adobe Sponsors Competition and Kiva Serves as Client for 32 Student Competitors from 17 Countries Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Certiport, a Pearson VUE business, the leading test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, today announces the 2014 Adobe® Certified Associate (ACA) U.S. National Champions. The winners will travel to Anaheim, California to compete in the ACA World Championship from July 27 – 30, 2014. Students entered the...

2014-07-21 20:23:31

IT University Online wins Gold for Creative Department of the Year. Silver for Company of the Year. Bronze for Fastest-Growing Company of the Year and Bronze for Most Innovative Company of the Year. PALM HARBOR, Fla., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IT University Online ( www.ituonline.com ) has been named the gold award winner in Creative Department of the Year in Best in Biz Awards 2014, the only independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry...


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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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