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2014-02-12 23:28:58

Florida Poly and Microsoft will collaborate to provide practical, hands-on learning opportunities for students. Lakeland, FL (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Florida Polytechnic University, the state’s newest university, today announced that it has signed Microsoft to its growing list of industry partners. Together, Poly and Microsoft will form a collaborative relationship to aid in providing practical, hands-on learning opportunities for students. “Microsoft is a globally recognizable and...

2014-02-12 16:25:26

TORONTO, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite the vast wealth generated in the last half century, in today's world inequality is worsening and poverty is becoming increasingly chronic. Hundreds of millions of people continue to live on less than $2 per day and lack basic human necessities such as nutritious food, shelter, clean water, primary health care, and education. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140212/DC64370) Innovating for the Global South: Towards an...

2014-02-11 08:39:24

Firm Includes All-Star Line Up Of Top New England Operators BOSTON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data Point Capital, a venture capital firm focused on companies that can be leveraged and scaled on the internet, today announced the addition of Len Schlesinger as a Special Advisor to the organization. Dr. Schlesinger currently serves as a Baker Foundation Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, and previously served as the President of Babson College....

2014-02-10 23:21:24

One time investment enables seamless experience from all devices. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Elliance, a digital marketing agency, just launched a responsive website for Carnegie Mellon University’s quarterly magazine, Carnegie Mellon Today. Now, they can upload the content one time and it will be accessible from any device with a browser. Responsive web design was created so a person can visit a website from a computer, a phone or a tablet and the website automatically...

2014-02-06 23:26:12

The website’s list is comprised of 50 medical assisting schools that are some of the best in the United States. Los Angeles, Ca (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 TopMedicalAssistantSchools.com, a website devoted to helping students learn more about medical assisting careers, recently announced the launch of its new website. To commemorate the launch of the new site, TopMedicalAssistantSchools.com published a new article, “Top 50 Affordable Medical Assisting Schools.” The list, which was...

2014-02-06 16:27:15

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students from Rutgers Business School's MBA Pharmaceutical Management Program captured third place in the Kellogg School of Management's prestigious biotech and healthcare case competition, securing a spot among the leading business schools in the country. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140206/DC60664) Eleven teams participated in the competition from schools such as the University of Michigan's Stephen M. Ross...

2014-02-05 12:25:16

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MIT Press is pleased to announce the launch of the MIT Press BITS series. MIT Press BITS are short digital excerpts from books in selected areas of intellectual inquiry. The series launches with 50 BITS on subjects ranging from robotics to architecture, from psychoanalysis to game studies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140205/NE58872LOGO) BITS are carefully chosen from both classic MIT Press titles and recent releases. They are...

2014-02-04 23:31:52

Ashworth College announces the addition of the Electronic Health Records Training to its ever-growing list of accredited Career Diplomas Programs. Norcross, Georgia (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Ashworth College (http://www.ashworthcollege.edu), a leading online school, announced the addition of an Electronic Health Records Management Career Diploma program to its expansive list of accredited certification preparation courses. The online college offers all graduates of the Electronic Health...

2014-02-04 23:23:06

Wharton Professors Mark Pauly and Robert Inman to Lead Sessions on “The Affordable Care Act” and “Fiscal Policy and Economic Growth” Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 What: Through intensive lectures and hands-on exercises, the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists, led by the Wharton School’s most prominent professors, help reporters gain better understanding of key business and economic issues. This no-cost, one-day program will feature sessions by Wharton...

2014-02-03 23:25:05

Part of the Learning First Program, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, this partnership will enable California students to complete associate and bachelor’s degrees close to home through Coastline and online through World Campus. University Park, PA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Penn State’s online campus, World Campus, and Coastline Community College are partnering to enable California students to complete associate and bachelor’s degrees close to home. The partnership...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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