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2014-06-16 09:30:16

Vanderbilt University Selecting graduate students in the fields of science and engineering based on an assessment of their character instead of relying almost entirely on their scores on a standardized test would significantly improve the quality of the students that are admitted and, at the same time, boost the participation of women and minorities in these key disciplines. That is the argument made in the essay "A test that fails" published in the June 12 issue of the journal Nature....

2014-06-16 08:33:11

New Program Enables Students to Guide Their Own Online Prep Experience NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Business school hopefuls looking to score well on the GMAT never have to watch another boring video lecture again. Manhattan Prep, the world's leading GMAT prep provider, today announced the launch of GMAT Interact(TM), the first on-demand GMAT prep platform that is truly interactive. GMAT Interact is a comprehensive, self-paced program that features 35+ lessons that are...

2014-06-11 23:13:05

ReactorNet, creators of the EPRO Spend Management system, has been selected to provide a brief educational session on eProcurement at this year’s HITEC conference in Los Angeles, June 23 to 26. San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 ReactorNet, a premier provider of Cloud-based eProcurement solutions for medium- to large-sized companies, today announced their selection to present an exhibitor tutorial session at HITEC 2014, the world’s largest hospitality technology exposition....

2014-06-11 23:03:55

Accurately Measures Arrays at a System Level Supporting Advanced Inline Data Services Boulder, CO (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Evaluator Group is releasing the first Solid State Array performance specification, “Measuring Performance for Solid State Arrays,” which provides guidance to IT end users and vendors on the methodology that accounts for SSS and advanced inline data services. Measuring the performance of the new Solid State Storage (SSS) arrays requires new techniques and...

2014-06-10 23:16:17

Exam Elf is a new app that seeks to teach kids specific skills needed to perform better on exams, including standardized tests. The app is fully Common Core compliant. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 ZumFun, a NYC based educational startup, has launched their latest app, Exam Elf. Exam Elf teaches students the specific skills needed to perform better in exams in a fun game environment, without the cost of expensive test preparation classes. “We have found 12 key skills that are...

2014-06-10 23:13:44

McCabe Software announced that its recently expanded long running University Program offers computer science departments the opportunity to license McCabe IQ Enterprise Edition, the most comprehensive software quality management solution, for classroom use. Cranston, RI (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 McCabe Software announced that its recently expanded long running University Program offers computer science departments the opportunity to license McCabe IQ Enterprise Edition, the most comprehensive...

2014-06-10 23:03:29

The nondestructive testing market is estimated to be $1400 million in 2014 and is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 3.5% to reach $1720.96 million by 2020 - (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/nondestructive-testing-market-257342201.html). (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 According to a new report "Nondestructive Testing Market by Application (Dimensional measurement, Flaw detection, Leak detection, Estimation of physical properties, Chemical composition determination, stress and...

2014-06-10 16:30:50

Program aims to strengthen the future of technology transfer and the next generation of international standardization experts NEW YORK, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. National Committee (USNC) of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is pleased to announce the U.S. winners of the 2014 IEC Young Professionals Workshop competition. The USNC represents U.S. interests in IEC standards and conformance activities, and is an integrated committee of the American...

2014-06-10 12:36:03

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Optimal Workshop (Optimal Product Limited), world-leader for remote user research tools, now offers integrated Participant Recruitment, enabling researchers to target and recruit participants around the world for their online research. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140610/116450 CEO Andrew Mayfield says customers have been asking for this feature more than any other. "Our customers often ask for our help to get...

2014-06-09 16:23:34

PRINCETON, N.J., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty-three members of ETS's Research & Development (R&D) division plus 25 distinguished contributors from the United States, Canada and Europe have authored a new book on the design, use and challenges of computerized multistage testing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120110/DC33419LOGO Computerized Multistage Testing: Theory and Applications, recently published by Chapman & Hall/CRC, is edited by ETS's Duanli Yan,...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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