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2014-02-16 00:20:24

WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) COLLEGE FOR THE DEAF Profile America -- Sunday, February 16th. The nation's first college for deaf students traces its beginning to this date in 1857, when Congress incorporated the Columbia Institution for the Instruction of the Deaf, Dumb and Blind. In 1864, the school was federally...

2013-03-25 23:01:57

The Washington, DC-based Gallaudet University has historically offered the vanguard approach for meeting the academic needs of its students who are deaf and heard of hearing. Vital to communication, the advancements in computer technology and internet-based applications made it necessary for the Harkin Computer Lab´s administrators to develop a new, progressive vision in furniture design and space planning layout, finding collaboration partners with SMARTdesks designers and product...

2011-12-13 22:46:08

Laboratory advances understanding of human capacity for language communication On Thursday, Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., opened its new Brain and Language Laboratory designed to study how people learn and convey language. Called BL2, the laboratory will help researchers acquire new knowledge about biological mechanisms and environmental factors that work together to forge human capacity for language communication. "Our objective at BL2 is to investigate new scientific...

2011-06-11 00:00:30

Gallaudet University today announced the appointment of two new members to the university's board of trustees. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 10, 2011 Gallaudet University today announced the appointment of two new members to the university's board of trustees. James F. X. Payne is a senior vice president and general manager national security and cyber infrastructure at Telcordia Technologies. Payne has served on Gallaudet's Board of Associates since 1996 and was named its chair in 2009. Payne...

2011-04-16 00:00:28

Dr. T. Alan Hurwitz, Gallaudet University's tenth president and third deaf president, launches a new video message series entitled "On The Green with Alan" in which President Hurwitz speaks to the campus community and the public at large on a wide range of noteworthy Gallaudet-related topics. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 15, 2011 Who: Dr. T. Alan Hurwitz, Gallaudet University's tenth president and third deaf president. What: A new video message series entitled "On The Green with Alan" in...

2011-04-15 00:00:28

Gallaudet University President T. Alan Hurwitz today delivered the keynote presentation at the opening session of the 2011 American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association (ADARA) conference. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 14, 2011 Gallaudet University President T. Alan Hurwitz today delivered the keynote presentation at the opening session of the 2011 American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association (ADARA) conference. In keeping with the ADARA conference theme this year, "riding the wave of...

2011-04-15 00:00:28

Gallaudet University announced today that Laura-Ann Petitto has been named science director and co-principal investigator of the university's Visual Language and Visual Learning Center (VL2), one of only six Science of Learning Centers in the country funded by the National Science Foundation. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 14, 2011 Gallaudet University announced today that Laura-Ann Petitto has been named science director and co-principal investigator of the university's Visual Language and...

2011-04-02 00:00:28

New York Times Best Selling Author, Josh Swiller, Says if we Adopt a "ËœWarrior Heart of Service' We Are Able to Give and Be Nourished at the Same Time. Rosemont, PA (PRWEB) April 01, 2011 Josh Swiller will be speaking and doing a book signing at Rosemont College at 7 p.m., on April 13, 2011 in the Lawrence Auditorium about his unique experiences and how to navigate the emotional challenges of service -- fatigue, frustration, martyrdom -- in a presentation he calls The Warrior...


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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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