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2014-09-19 12:24:13

WICHITA, Kan., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia "Ginger" French, Pharm.D. is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Finance as a result of her role as President and Owner of French and French LLC. For nearly forty years, Ginger has led the company in the areas of finance, protecting human subjects in medical research, equity investments, as well as networking with other traders for both education and commodities. She is responsible for...

2014-09-19 12:23:49

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adah Kennon recently retired after working for five years as a counselor at the college level and for thirty years as a licensed K-12 school psychologist. She is a performing arts professional who dedicates her time to helping those in the entertainment industry and has appeared in several local theatrical productions, as well as radio and television broadcasts. Her areas of expertise are in acting, voice-over acting, theater, radio, film,...

2014-09-19 12:22:10

-- Company partners with The National Theatre for Children to offer theatrical performances through its Energy Education in Schools program CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy and The National Theatre for Children have announced their Energy Education in Schools' 2014-2015 performance schedule, which will include a nine-month tour featuring multiple troupes performing in over 1,000 elementary schools in eligible Duke Energy service areas....

2014-09-19 08:28:27

Brandon Hall, a top learning research firm, has recognized Allen with four learning awards. SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allen Communication, an innovator in online training and education, has been recognized with four Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning awards. Not only was Allen the most awarded company in the Best Custom Content category, but Allen also stands out for the range of impactful solutions. In a record-setting year at Allen, these awards are additional evidence...

2014-09-19 08:27:53

Investment Round Led by New School Ventures, Crosslink Capital and Runa Capital with Participation From Top Education-Focused Backers Kapor Capital, Imagine K12, Romulus Capital and EdMentor VC SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SchoolMint, the leading provider of mobile and online enrollment and school choice systems for K-12 public, charter and private schools, announced that it has raised $2.2 million in Seed financing. This funding was led by New School Ventures Fund,...

2014-09-19 08:27:49

LoudCloud to Build Learning platform for Early Florida, based on their FASTRAK CBLMS DALLAS, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- LoudCloud today announced that the University of Florida Lastinger Center, has selected LoudCloud's FASTRAK as the Competency Based Learning Management Systems for Early Learning Florida. After an extensive search, University of Florida chose LoudCloud because of its powerful technologies and customization capabilities. Housed at the University of...

2014-09-19 08:24:28

CHICAGO, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifty-nine percent of MBA programs' websites use third party ranking data as their main proof of reputation, although surveys show prospective students primarily look for quality of faculty and employment data when choosing a program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140918/147170-INFO Only four percent of the top 100 U.S. MBA programs show employment percentages on their websites' home pages, yet prospective students see this as the...

2014-09-18 23:14:40

Red Comet, an Accredited Online School, Adds New Enrichment Courses in Science. These Courses are Available to Students Across the United States for Credit. Prosser, WA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Red Comet has unveiled several new courses in the subject area of science. For the 2014-15 school year, students may enroll in new enrichment courses, including Anatomy, Marine Science, Physiology, Physical Science, Comprehensive Physics, Comprehensive Chemistry, Comprehensive Earth & Space...

2014-09-18 23:12:30

Newsweek’s release of its annual school rankings listed GateWay Early College High School (GWECHS), located at GateWay Community College, 6th as America’s Top High Schools for Low-Income Students. GWECHS was the only school in Arizona to rank in the top 10, with a college readiness score of 99.59 out of 100 points. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Newsweek’s release of its annual school rankings earlier this week ranked GateWay Early College High School (GWECHS) 6th as...

2014-09-18 23:12:11

GateWay Community College is pleased to announce the appointment of Jake Hinton-Rivera as the new Dean of Enrollment Management, effective Aug. 25. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 GateWay Community College is pleased to announce the appointment of Jake Hinton-Rivera as the new Dean of Enrollment Management, effective Aug. 25. Hinton-Rivera has more than 14 years experience supervising, managing and leading staff. He comes to GateWay from Northland Pioneer College in Holbrook,...


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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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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