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2014-07-29 23:15:53

National American University's Roueche Graduate Center launched 3D printing certificate courses in partnership with 3D Innovation Labs, a technology education startup. The courses will help business leaders, executives and professionals use 3D printing and additive manufacturing to grow their companies and careers. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The Roueche Graduate Center at National American University in Austin, Texas has launched 3D printing certificate courses for business...

2014-07-29 23:15:35

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences introduces an online graduate degree for Emergency Medical Services Leadership, which is now accepting applications for the fall 2014 term. WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The George Washington University (GW) is now accepting applications for a new, online graduate degree program in emergency medical services (EMS) leadership for the fall 2014 term. “We’re proud to launch the first program in the country...

2014-07-29 23:15:19

Primary Care CME Conference "Clinical Issues in Primary Care" has been scheduled for October 13-17, 2014 at the Wailea Beach Marriott Resort and Spa. Topics affecting Internal Medicine and Family Practice physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants will be presented by expert faculty. Palm Coast Florida (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Continuing Education Company Inc is pleased to announce a brand new Continuing Medical Education Conference (CME) for Primary care...

2014-07-29 23:15:03

During this 7-day hypnosis certification preparation course, you will receive module-based learning sessions, open discussion, and hands-on practical experience that allow the student to learn more than just basic hypnotism theory, it allows them to also learn the advanced hypnotherapy techniques. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Omni Hypnosis Training Centers® are an ideal place to see, learn, and practice hypnotherapy. They set the highest standards of professional hypnosis...

2014-07-29 23:14:24

Neeta P. Das, MSW, LCSW, ACSW, is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 NAPW honors Neeta P. Das as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Das is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in intellectual and developmental disabilities and mental health counseling. As the largest, most-recognized networking organization of women in the country, spanning...

2014-07-29 23:12:12

StraighterLine and Bethel College Adult & Graduate Studies partner to provide students an affordable and flexible way to academically prepare for a calling, a career – and a life of service. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 StraighterLine, a leading provider of affordable, flexible and transferable online college courses, has partnered with Bethel College, an accredited evangelical Christian college dedicated to building lives of commitment for leadership in the Church and...

2014-07-29 23:12:03

TOPICS Entertainment presents, Foreign Language Software Doesn’t Work: Part 6 – “Bringing It All Together!” The final installment of six part series on The Flashcard (http://www.theflashcard.org/), a blog for language educators. The controversial series examines the marketing myths created around language-learner aspirations and software being viewed as an all-inclusive, one-stop solution to learning a new language. Renton, Washington (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 TOPICS Entertainment...

2014-07-29 23:11:45

Verde Pointe Dental Associates, Drs. Kirk Kimmerling DDS, Suzanna Aguilera DMD and Garrick McGrath DMD are hosting a Back to School Teeth Whitening Extravaganza for high school and college students in the month of August 2014. Marietta, GA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The Marietta cosmetic dentists at Verde Pointe Dental Associates are offering professional teeth whitening for high school and college students heading back to school during the month of August 2014. The teeth whitening is a safe,...

2014-07-29 23:11:03

PeopleKeys is launching a new online course called Certified Behavioral Consultant Trainer. The class will teach students how to train and certify others in applied DISC. Boardman, Ohio (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 PeopleKeys today announced that they are launching a new online course designed to teach students how to train and certify others in applied DISC behavioral analysis. The course, called Certified Behavioral Consultant Trainer, will be taught by PeopleKeys Master Coach Dan Mucci along...

2014-07-29 23:09:04

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University has been awarded a $100,000 grant by the National Science Foundation to fund a research partnership with the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. Tallahassee, Florida (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) has been awarded a $100,000 grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Materials Research to fund a project entitled “EAGER: Magnetic Interrogation of Mesoscale Materials.” EAGER...


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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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