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2014-08-20 23:07:11

This is a quarterly look at news, events, and highlights at Trident’s academic colleges. Read more about a Dean’s appointment to the National APHA Board, a professor selection by the Fulbright Program, key presentations across the global, and the latest published research. Cypress, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION MARKETING & ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROFESSOR SEES KEY RESEARCH STUDIES PUBLISHED During her three-year tenure at Trident University, Dr. Qin Sun...

2014-08-18 08:29:28

BOSTON, August 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gum for oral care and diabetes detecting bees are two of six innovations seeking to disrupt healthcare opportunities for urban slum dwellers After completing a month-long start-up accelerator hosted by Hult International Business School's [http://www.hult.edu ] Boston campus, the six finalist teams vying for the US1M Hult Prize [http://www.hultprizesix.com ] now have one month remaining to refine their pitches before presenting to...

2014-08-14 23:05:52

College classes are back in session, but as a growing number of parents — many of whom were university students in the ‘80s — prepare to send their kids to college, they’ll notice several changes to the campus experience. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Neon colors. Stirrup pants. Hi-top fades. All are 1980s-era icons that are back in style. But as a growing number of parents — many of whom were university students in the ‘80s — prepare to send their kids to college,...

2014-08-14 16:31:12

More than 100 UC San Diego researchers will be involved in a two-year pilot program SAN DIEGO, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Benefunder, a San Diego-based philanthropic research funding platform for higher education institutions, and the University of California, San Diego, recognized as one of the top 15 research universities worldwide, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to embark on a two-year pilot program. The long-term goal of the partnership between UC...

2014-08-14 08:29:53

WORCESTER, Mass., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Central Massachusetts' most celebrated cause-related activity, the UMass Medicine Cancer Walk, will take place on Sunday, September 28, 2014. Now in its 16th year, the UMass Medicine Cancer Walk is expected to attract more than 12,000 individuals, business leaders, employees, community organizations and teams who are raising funds to support cancer research and clinical trials, right at the UMass Medical Cancer Center of Excellence....

2014-08-13 23:00:36

Edudemic, a leading education technology blog for teachers and students, released their report of The Most Affordable Online Colleges of 2014. (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Edudemic’s mission is to connect emerging technology with educators, administrators, and students. The blog started in 2010 and grew into a premier destination to learn about industry trends, research, and how to leverage technology to enhance learning in and out of the classroom. More recently, Edudemic now reports on the...

2014-08-12 23:00:51

Orientation will Culminate with White Coat Ceremony on August 14 Harrogate, Tennessee (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Lincoln Memorial University-College of Veterinary Medicine (LMU-CVM) will welcome the members of the Inaugural Class of 2018 when orientation begins later this week. LMU-CVM is one of only 30 veterinary colleges in the United States, and Tennessee is one of only three states to have two veterinary colleges. There are 20 men and 76 women in the LMU-CVM Class of 2018. 32 members of...

3-D photo editing system
2014-08-07 03:00:52

Byron Spice, Carnegie Mellon With Help of Stock 3-D Models, Photographed Items Can Be Turned, Flipped, Animated Editors of photos routinely resize objects, or move them up, down or sideways, but Carnegie Mellon University researchers are adding an extra dimension to photo editing by enabling editors to turn or flip objects any way they want, even exposing surfaces not visible in the original photograph. A chair in a photograph of a living room, for instance, can be turned around or...

2014-08-06 16:25:18

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of researchers has uncovered key attributes of so-called "brown carbon," atmospheric particles that play an important role in warming the atmosphere but are poorly understood. The team, led by Carnegie Mellon University with scientists from the Los Alamos National Laboratory and the University of Montana, said these findings, published this week in the journal Nature Geoscience, could help improve global climate predictions....

2014-08-06 12:26:37

MONEY Magazine ranks the Mount No. 1 "Value-Added College" in the U.S., while film and nursing programs score additional Top 10 ratings LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MONEY magazine has released its 2014 Best Colleges survey results, and Mount St. Mary's stands at the top of the publication's "Value All-Stars" list. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140806/133974 MONEY, which is published by Time, Inc., officially rated Mount St. Mary's as the No. 1 U.S....


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.