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2014-10-17 23:06:05

The 2nd edition of the business and education forum to advance science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in Oklahoma took place this October 7th 2014, and TechJOYnT was one of the participants. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 STEM Education is still a major untapped resource today: in 2014, 9.5% of the jobs are STEM occupations and by 2024 Oklahoma is forecast to have 188,619 STEM related jobs, a growth of approximately 19% in ten years.Those numbers show that...

2014-10-17 23:05:33

Regional accreditor New England Association of Schools and Colleges approves College for America’s Bachelor of Arts in Healthcare Management, ready for November 1 enrollment. MANCHESTER, NH (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 College for America at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) will offer the first nationally available, accreditor-approved $10,000 Bachelor of Arts in Healthcare Management beginning November 1, offered through a competency-based curriculum designed specifically for...

2014-10-17 23:01:17

AccuVein AV400 Used for Student Instruction in Variety of Schools Long Island, NY (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 AccuVein Inc., the global leader in vein visualization today announced that a wide range of schools are incorporating vein illumination devices into student instruction. The AccuVein AV400 is the world’s only hand-held, non-contact vein illumination device. It highlights the patient’s vasculature on the skin’s surface in order to improve access to veins for IV starts and...

2014-10-17 23:00:58

Homeschooled students often receive more than just formal education, eReflect says in response to The Spectrum's Article. When parents take a holistic approach, children obtain another benefit from homeschooling: prioritizing and nurturing family bonds. New York City, NY (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 Homeschooling is a growing trend in the US as more parents want to create deep, meaningful bonds with their children and increase the amount of time parents and children spend together, as...

2014-10-17 23:00:49

The YMCA of Greater Charlotte partners with the Afterschool Alliance to host "Lights On Afterschool" events reinforcing the importance afterschool programs. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 For working parents who do not have access to quality afterschool care for their children, the hours that stretch between the ringing of the day's last school bell, and the time they return home from work, can be a source of anxiety. Research reveals that during these unsupervised...

2014-10-17 23:00:42

While the world is understandably focused on the appropriate protocols and protective gear for health care workers, the critical role of nursing education must also be considered. The National League for Nursing endorses the need to co-create partnerships between academic and clinical practice to strengthen the educational foundation for providing safe, effective quality care. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 News that two nurses in Dallas have been infected with the deadly Ebola...

2014-10-17 20:20:56

Utility Looking at Today's High School and College Students to Become Tomorrow's Energy Leaders SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its celebration of Careers in Energy Week, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is holding a contest inviting California high school and college students to share their views on the value and impact of choosing a career in the utility sector. PG&E is sponsoring the contest through the California Energy and Utility Workforce...

2014-10-17 16:20:33

October Challenges Will Be Held at Football Games at Hudson, Avon, and Fairview High Schools CLEVELAND, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Collection Auto Group, the largest dealer of luxury vehicles in Ohio, and nationally-recognized Cleveland athlete Johnny Manziel are inviting high school students to take the "Throw Like Johnny" Challenge. The next contest will take place Friday, October 17th at 7pm at Hudson High School, located at 2500 Hudson Aurora Road in Hudson. "Not only is...

2014-10-17 12:33:32

BOCA RATON, Fla. and BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lynn University and Watson University announced Saturday, Oct. 11, during the Millennium Campus Conference, a partnership that will enable Watson students to earn a degree through Lynn's innovative iPad program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141017/152782 Boulder, Colorado-based Watson allows for students who are interested in topics such as global development and social entrepreneurship to gain a...

2014-10-17 12:28:26

BOSTON, Oct. 17­, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Biomedical engineering student Quan Nguyen is one of only 20 students nationwide selected by the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society as a 2014 Oberndorf Lifeline to Completion Scholar. Nguyen received the $1,000 scholarship for having maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA while enrolled at the College as a Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) member in good standing. The Oberndorf scholarship assists PTK members in overcoming unanticipated...


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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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