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2014-08-25 12:28:59

University of British Columbia, Georgia State University Select entellitrak® to Manage Diverse Business Operations HERNDON, Va., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroPact Inc., the global leader in Data-First(TM) Case Management and Business Process Management (BPM) software, today announced the company has expanded its footprint in the education market through multiple deployments with two large public universities in North America. These implementations serve as further evidence...

2014-08-21 23:00:21

Strongly influenced by their self-interest, humans do not protest being overcompensated, even when there are no consequences, researchers in Georgia State University’s Brains and Behavior Program have found. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Strongly influenced by their self-interest, humans do not protest being overcompensated, even when there are no consequences, researchers in Georgia State University’s Brains and Behavior Program have found. This could imply that humans are less...

2014-07-15 23:03:14

A team of researchers at the Neuroscience Institute at Georgia State University has discovered that hidden differences in the properties of neural circuits can account for whether animals are behaviorally susceptible to brain injury. These results could have implications for the treatment of brain trauma. (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 A team of researchers at the Neuroscience Institute at Georgia State University has discovered that hidden differences in the properties of neural circuits can...

2014-07-10 23:01:38

A chimpanzee’s intelligence is largely determined by its genes, while environmental factors may be less important than scientists previously thought, according to a Georgia State University research study. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 A chimpanzee’s intelligence is largely determined by its genes, while environmental factors may be less important than scientists previously thought, according to a Georgia State University research study. The study found that some, but not all, cognitive, or...

2014-06-30 23:09:51

Georgia State University alumnus Kenneth D. Lewis (B.A.,’69), a longtime donor to his alma mater, has made his biggest gift yet, a $5 million pledge to the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Georgia State University alumnus Kenneth D. Lewis (B.A.,’69), a longtime donor to his alma mater, has made his biggest gift yet, a $5 million pledge to the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions. The nursing school was named for...

2014-06-16 23:02:19

Land use policies and preferential tax treatment for housing – in the form of federal income tax deductions for mortgage interest and property taxes – have increased carbon emissions in the United States by about 2.7 percent, almost 6 percent annually in new home construction, according to a new Georgia State University study. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Land use policies and preferential tax treatment for housing – in the form of federal income tax deductions for...

2014-05-22 08:26:25

Broadway's Original Camp Moves Into the Rialto Theater on June 9-13 for One Session Only NEW YORK, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Camp Broadway®, Broadway's Original Summer Camp, returns to Atlanta, Georgia, for the 15(th) anniversary season of its musical theater camp on Monday, June 9 through Friday, June 13, for one session only. Presented in association with Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta, Camp Broadway's signature 5-day musical theater camp for kids ages 10-17 will be held...

2014-05-13 23:03:50

Men who have been incarcerated and released are more than twice as likely to die prematurely as those who have not been imprisoned, according to a new study published by Georgia State University criminologist William Alex Pridemore. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Men who have been incarcerated and released are more than twice as likely to die prematurely as those who have not been imprisoned, according to a new study published by Georgia State University criminologist William Alex...

2014-05-09 23:06:31

Too many vaccines as a child lead to years of needle fear, decrease HPV uptake as a teen. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 A recent study at Georgia State University presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting showed what many already suspected: kids are afraid of shots. What the study, by pain researcher Dr. Amy Baxter, demonstrated was that the number of vaccines on the same day between ages 4 and 6 years correlated in a dose-dependent manner to needle fear five years later....

2014-05-05 23:03:16

Georgia State University will hold its 99th commencement exercises at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 10, at the Georgia Dome, to celebrate the achievements of more than 5,000 bachelor’s, master’s and specialist graduates completing their degrees this spring and summer. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Georgia State University will hold its 99th commencement exercises at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 10, at the Georgia Dome, to celebrate the achievements of more than 5,000 bachelor’s, master’s...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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