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2014-10-22 23:10:49

Latest Study Examines Data from Over 600 Graduate Programs, Across JD, MBA, Non-MBA Master's Degrees and Doctoral Degrees Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 PayScale, Inc. today announced PayScale 2014-15 College Salary Report Part 3: Graduate Degrees. For the first time ever, PayScale is releasing alumni outcome data for graduate school alumni with advanced degrees from: 55 law schools 166 business schools 336 non-MBA master’s schools 49 doctorate-granting...

2014-10-22 23:10:33

Connecticut League for Nursing Annual Student Nurses Day is November 5, 2014 Fairfield, CT (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Sacred Heart University has become the event sponsor for the Connecticut League for Nursing's 34th Annual Student Nurses Day, which takes place at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville, Conn., on Wednesday, November 5. The Connecticut League for Nursing provides nursing students with resources and support while they pursue a nursing degree. In addition, it promotes continual...

2014-10-22 23:10:23

CEU360.com, with the most advanced team learning solution available, announces the release of 20 new premium online continuing education courses for their corporate clients. Plano, Texas (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 CEU360.com’s corporate clients who currently take advantage of online continuing education courses for their licensed healthcare employees now have access to 20 brand new Seminar-on-Demand® CE videos. The courses have been added to CEU360.com’s robust learning management...

2014-10-22 23:10:11

Oakdale, CA teacher Elizabeth Thompson is the latest winner of a $2,500 California Casualty Academic Award. Elizabeth, who spends $1,500 of her own money for classroom supplies, will now be able to purchase new technology and learning tools to help her students. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Elizabeth Thompson will have plenty of resources to help her students for the next couple of years. The primary special day class teacher at Fair Oaks Elementary School in Oakdale, California...

2014-10-22 23:07:56

Interactive App Connects U.S. Government Students Across the Country Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Student Governmental Affairs Program (SGAP), the nonprofit arm of National Write Your Congressman, is launching a revolutionary, interactive app for U.S. government students this fall. The app will be the first of its kind and supplement SGAP’s monthly, nonpartisan newsletter that is distributed to classrooms in all 50 states. The app enables SGAP students to connect with other...

2014-10-22 23:07:47

Top Midwest colleges are ranked on factors of green space, landscape instillation, and general lawn maintenance. Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Academics, football championships, Greek life and now...lawn care? College rankings received a new category, thanks to a recent list researched and organized by LawnStarter. Those that top the list in the Midwest region include Washington University, Northwestern University, Carleton College, Luther College, Miami University of Ohio, Notre...

2014-10-22 23:07:40

Isabel Healthcare will Participate in Technology in Health Professions Education Linking Training and Practice panel and demonstrate its Diagnosis Decision Support and Clinical Education tools Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Isabel Healthcare will participate in The Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP) Conference on October 22-24 in Las Vegas, NV. Jason Maude, Isabel Founder and CEO will participate in a panel discussion on Technology in Health Professions...

2014-10-22 23:04:35

Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities, Inc. announces the 2015 Fred J. Epstein Youth Achievement Award Contest, a nationwide recognition for students 19 or younger with learning disabilities (LD) or ADHD. The $1,000 award will be made to a student who demonstrates talent and determination resulting in a notable accomplishment in any field. Westport, CT (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities, Inc. announces the 2015 Fred J. Epstein Youth Achievement Award Contest, a...

2014-10-22 23:04:02

Company Releases White Paper on Education Models and Instructional Methods Shaping the Future of Higher Education. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Helix Education, a world class provider of student life cycle technologies and services, has been chosen to lead the breakout session "The Five Things You Should Know About Competency-Based Education" at the 20th Annual OLC International Conference. The session will explore competency-based education (CBE) as an...

2014-10-22 23:02:32

A consortium of Marygrove College, University of Detroit Mercy, Wayne County Community College District and Wayne State University has been awarded $21.2 million over five years by the National Institutes of Health to implement a program encouraging more undergraduate students from underrepresented and economically disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue careers in biomedical research. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 A consortium of Marygrove College, University of Detroit Mercy, Wayne...


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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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