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2014-07-08 00:21:42

NordiaSoft, a leader in embedded software development environments, announced today that it has appointed Claude Belisle as its Chief Executive Officer GATINEAU, Quebec, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NordiaSoft, leader in embedded software development environments, announced today the appointment of Claude Belisle as its Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Belisle previously held the positions of Vice President Satellite Communications Research and of Strategic Program...

2014-03-27 16:22:21

DENVER, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tribal colleges serve communities that face environmental issues such as degradation of water quality, energy development, depletion of natural resources, and agricultural management. A new Environmental Science and Sustainability Project funded by the American Indian College Fund through a $1.35 million grant will support tribal colleges and universities in select states by underwriting environmental science and sustainability...

2014-02-05 23:01:42

Collaborative Project on Model-Based Design and Control of Next-Generation Green Automobiles is Winning Project Waterloo, ON (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 A collaborative project between Maplesoft, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC) and the University of Waterloo (UW) has won a Synergy Award for Innovation. Instituted by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), the annual Synergy Awards for Innovation recognize examples of collaboration that stand as a...

NSERC's Most Prestigious Award For Promoting Science Goes To The Tomatosphere Project
2013-04-03 16:13:37

NASA The Tomatosphere Project has won the 2013 Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada's (NSERC) Award for Science Promotion, which recognizes outstanding contributions to the promotion of science. Tomatosphere was selected for stimulating and inspiring students to see the relevance of science not only in the classroom, but also in -- and out of -- this world. Since the project began in 2001, over 2 million Canadian students have taken part in Tomatosphere by growing...

2012-12-14 12:25:59

While awareness of man-made pollutants and their environmental impact may be rising exponentially, one source of contamination remains largely unaddressed. Light pollution is the wasteful and obtrusive emission of artificial light, and it can have disastrous consequences for the affected local environments. And it not only disrupts animal populations, wastes energy, and ultimately degrades urban living; light pollution also blocks the night sky from astronomers and hopeful stargazers. As...

2010-12-09 15:01:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU) today criticized a Senate Committee Chairman's report on the growth of service members and veterans attending private sector colleges and universities. APSCU said the report is looking at the issue from the wrong end of the telescope. According to APSCU President Harris Miller, "The rapid growth of servicemembers, veterans and their families in higher education is a...

Word of the Day
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.