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2014-08-28 23:11:37

Guerra, current councilmember and former mayor in Downey, CA and a member of the U.S. Army Advisory Board, is a strong supporter of the military and viewed his visit to Trident as a key opportunity to learn about what the university is doing to support the educational needs of active duty and transitioning military members. Cypress, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 On Thursday, August 14th, Trident University International (Trident) was pleased to host a visit from Mario A. Guerra, California...

2014-08-28 23:10:07

Jigsaw Academy is proud to announce the launch of their latest Data Analytics course titled 'Analytics for Beginners'. The course is really designed for just about anybody who wants to understand the fundamentals of analytics. Bangalore, India (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Jigsaw Academy, the premier online analytics training academy has launched a new beginner’s course rightly titled ‘Analytics for Beginners’. The 6-10 hour course is for anyone and everyone that wants to know...

2014-08-28 23:08:33

Learning management technology and collaborative communities of learning applications earn Rotary International, an Interactyx client, an award for best-in-class learning and development program. Bonita Springs, FL (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Interactyx is honored to announce that Rotary International, a multi-year client of Interactyx’s learning management software, TOPYX®, was named a 2014 Learning! 100 award winner by Elearning! Media Group, publisher of Elearning! and Government...

2014-08-28 23:08:28

Telecom & Data's Back to School Communications Systems Safety Check List; Is Your School’s System Ready? Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Even after 17 years of school communications sales and service, I am still amazed at how many last minute calls we receive for replacing and repairing school intercom, paging and phone systems. This year,Telcom & Data has decided to put together a check list to help make sure your school is ready. Check each class room for functioning...

2014-08-28 23:07:13

The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School has added 16 new research- and practice-track professors to its full-time faculty for the start of the 2014-15 academic year. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School has added 16 new research- and practice-track professors to its full-time faculty for the start of the 2014-15 academic year, bringing the school’s total number of full-time professors, associate professors, assistant professors, and lecturers to 82. The 16 new...

2014-08-28 23:07:01

World Education.net has begun production on a new series of "How To" videos designed to provide online learners with valuable tips and information about how to select an online certificate provider, how to apply for student loans and military tuition assistance, and other helpful topics. The new videos will be available on the company's YouTube channel beginning next month. Arlington, TX (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 In keeping with its mission of providing students with the...

2014-08-28 23:06:31

NSF-backed study is the first to examine use by middle-school teachers and students of science curriculum aligned with the new Framework for K-12 Science Education and Next Generation Science Standards. The study used an NGSS-aligned curriculum called Project-Based Inquiry Science™ published by IT’S ABOUT TIME®. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 While educators and students across the country took off for summer vacation at the end of June, at the same time, a National Science...

2014-08-28 23:06:05

Menlo College launched a new mobile safety app, LiveSafe, that provides students and faculty with a way to enhance campus safety. Atherton, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Menlo College launched a new mobile safety app that provides students and faculty a new channel to get in touch with the authorities. Called LiveSafe, the mobile application helps build a safer campus by providing a fast and efficient channel of communication between students and campus safety officials. Menlo College,...

2014-08-28 23:04:35

Campus safety is an important issue to consider as college students head back to school. LINCOLN, R.I. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 As college students head back to school, it’s important to think about campus safety. That’s why Amica Insurance has five tips to help students stay alert so they can have a safe and enjoyable year. According to SafeWise, an online source for safety and home security news, approximately 16 million young adults head off to college every year. In an effort to...

2014-08-28 23:02:12

American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists granted 5-year accreditation to Gurnick's MRI program. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts is proud to announce that the MRI Technology program is re-accredited for the 5 years of the accreditation cycle by American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT). “We are very proud to have earned the ARMRIT re-accreditation. We are constantly improving our program to make...


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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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