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2014-08-27 12:25:48

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The near universality of workplace printing has managed print service providers feeling optimistic about growth opportunities, according to a new study released today by CompTIA, the IT Industry Association. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130107/DC38135LOGO CompTIA's Trends in Managed Services study reveals that 86 percent of managed print services providers expect to see their business grow over the next 12 months....

2014-08-27 12:23:05

CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DMV.com - a one-stop resource for all DMV and motor vehicle information, has released a top ten list of things parents and motorists should keep in mind to ensure child safety during the back to school season. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140826/139882 "Given the significant number of motorists and pedestrians heading back on the road, we thought it was the right time to remind drivers and parents of the extra precautions necessary...

2014-08-27 12:20:47

Kansas State Cars inventory priced for returning college students TOPEKA, Kan., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As high school and college students prepare to return to school for the approaching fall semester, many of them rely upon respected consumer and automotive websites that provide expertise on popular, affordable and reliable vehicle choices. Students and parents seeking guidance in addition to those who have narrowed their selection down and would prefer to see the...

2014-08-27 08:32:39

Jayne Clare's expertise contributes Academic Value to Mobile Learning within the digital education industry NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on the success of Teachers With Apps, the popular educational resource site for anyone looking for reputable educational apps, Co-Founder, Jayne Clare announced the launch of her new endeavor today. Jayne Clare Consulting, a new service that offers digital technology consulting for any educational entity that is involved with...

2014-08-27 08:32:12

Market growth driven by rebounding sales to larger U.S. organizations and expanding role of the LMS OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bersin by Deloitte today announced new research that anticipates spending on learning management systems (LMS) will grow 21 percent to more than $2.5 billion in 2014, an increase of 52 percent over spending levels of just two years ago. Detailed findings are included in Bersin by Deloitte's new research report, The Definitive Buyer's Guide to the...

2014-08-27 08:31:52

Assumes EngageNY Portal Contract from Former Partner ConnectEDU NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CaseNEX, LLC has taken over the role of Prime Contractor under a major contract with the New York State Education Department to develop and deploy an education data dashboard. CaseNEX's "DataCation Compass" dashboard solution will be available to schools throughout the State of New York as one of the State's EngageNY Portal options....

2014-08-27 08:30:51

TORONTO, Aug. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Join Olympic Gold Medalist and World Champion Rosie MacLennan on August 27(th) as she unveils the LeapFrog LeapBand - the first activity tracker made just for kids. WHAT: Rosie hosts trampoline sessions with media WHO: Rosie MacLennan, World Champion and Olympic Gold Medalist...

2014-08-27 08:21:27

Program promotes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts with elementary school educators nationwide WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fostering a love of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) among students is essential as these skills become increasingly important for tomorrow's workforce. As part of its effort to bring engineering to life in the classroom, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is now accepting applications for its...

2014-08-27 04:21:45

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aegis Identity Software, Inc. a leading provider of Identity and Access Management solutions for the Education marketplace is recognized in two categories in Gartner IT Market Clock for Higher Education, 2014. Analysis by Jan Martin-Lowendahl and Gregg Kreizman, published on August 13, 2014. Identity and Access Management - Organization Centric. According to the Gartner report, "Overall, IAM is necessary to enable personalized,...

2014-08-26 23:18:09

WCET is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 WCET Outstanding Work award: Capella University, Colorado Technical University, Excelsior College, Northern Virginia Community College, and University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Since 2004, the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) has been presenting the WCET Outstanding Work (WOW) award to colleges, universities, and organizations who are implementing exceptionally creative,...


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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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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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