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2014-09-19 08:24:28

CHICAGO, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifty-nine percent of MBA programs' websites use third party ranking data as their main proof of reputation, although surveys show prospective students primarily look for quality of faculty and employment data when choosing a program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140918/147170-INFO Only four percent of the top 100 U.S. MBA programs show employment percentages on their websites' home pages, yet prospective students see this as the...

2014-09-18 23:14:40

Red Comet, an Accredited Online School, Adds New Enrichment Courses in Science. These Courses are Available to Students Across the United States for Credit. Prosser, WA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Red Comet has unveiled several new courses in the subject area of science. For the 2014-15 school year, students may enroll in new enrichment courses, including Anatomy, Marine Science, Physiology, Physical Science, Comprehensive Physics, Comprehensive Chemistry, Comprehensive Earth & Space...

2014-09-18 23:12:30

Newsweek’s release of its annual school rankings listed GateWay Early College High School (GWECHS), located at GateWay Community College, 6th as America’s Top High Schools for Low-Income Students. GWECHS was the only school in Arizona to rank in the top 10, with a college readiness score of 99.59 out of 100 points. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Newsweek’s release of its annual school rankings earlier this week ranked GateWay Early College High School (GWECHS) 6th as...

2014-09-18 23:12:11

GateWay Community College is pleased to announce the appointment of Jake Hinton-Rivera as the new Dean of Enrollment Management, effective Aug. 25. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 GateWay Community College is pleased to announce the appointment of Jake Hinton-Rivera as the new Dean of Enrollment Management, effective Aug. 25. Hinton-Rivera has more than 14 years experience supervising, managing and leading staff. He comes to GateWay from Northland Pioneer College in Holbrook,...

2014-09-18 23:10:09

Unitek College was awarded an honorable mention for the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges’ Excellence in Community Service Award at the 2014 ACCSC Professional Development Conference. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Unitek College’s commitment to community service was recognized by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) on Thursday, September 18. The accrediting body awarded Unitek College’s community outreach efforts with an...

2014-09-18 23:09:53

Wonderlic hires Competency-Based Education (CBE) expert, Larry Banks, Ph.D., to lead career education initiatives in effort to improve the job readiness and employability of graduates. Vernon Hills, IL (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Demand for competency-based education (CBE) is surging for career programs as students seek more efficient routes to job placement and employers expect graduates to be “job-ready.” This trend could not have come at a better time as the economy grows and the...

2014-09-18 23:09:44

VoiceThread, a collaborative platform used by more than 5 million people and thousands of the world’s best schools and universities, has released a new version, available immediately worldwide. Durham, NC (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 "Live human interaction is a critical part of the online learning experience; however, it’s quite clear that people don’t want to schedule it anymore. Anytime-anywhere convenience, a standard requirement for online learning, conflicts directly with a...

2014-09-18 23:07:27

Pierson Library in partnership with Recorded Books announces availability of online continuing education service Universal Class, and streaming movie service IndieFlix. Shelburne, VT (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Pierson Library has partnered with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD) to offer two electronic resources: Universal Class and IndieFlix. Universal Class is an online continuing education service providing a diverse offering of courses for personal and professional...

2014-09-18 23:07:24

Buckeye Power Sales is proud to announce that its first charitable campaign was a huge success. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Starting the school year off on the right foot, Buckeye Power Sales is pleased to announce the success of its first Charitable Backpack Campaign and looks forward to hosting many more charity drives in the future. Thanks to the assistance of several dedicated volunteer campaign chairpersons and many highly-involved volunteers, monetary donations were...

2014-09-18 23:05:52

ARDX provides unique internship opportunities for rising high-school seniors in Norfolk, Virginia through the START program. This innovative program, now in its 7th year, provides students with real-world work experiences to help them make good business decisions in the future. Norfolk, Virginia (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 “Awesome” is the way Emily W. describes her experience in the START (Smart Teens Accepting Responsibility Today) Internship Program at ARDX (http://www.ardx.net)....


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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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