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2014-07-24 12:25:36

University enhances, formalizes degree-completion program with greater financial and academic support for former student-athletes seeking to complete their degrees, at any time CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill today announced the launch of an enhanced degree-completion program that honors former student-athletes' scholarships for life. This program - Complete Carolina - provides financial support for degree completion,...

2014-07-23 23:21:09

A Respected Scholar, Surgeon, Researcher and Administrator appointed unanimously by the Board of Trustees Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The Howard University Board of Trustees accepted the unanimous recommendation of the Presidential Search Committee and voted to appoint Wayne A. I. Frederick, M.D., MBA, FACS, as the University’s 17th President during a meeting on Monday evening. The Presidential Search Committee, chaired by Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., was comprised of all of the...

2014-07-17 23:06:03

ASU spinout promises global market impact. Tempe, Ariz. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 A business startup formed to commercialize technology developed by an Arizona State University engineer and his students has won an Arizona Innovation Challenge award from the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), the state’s leading economic development agency. Recipients of the award “represent innovative Arizona entrepreneurs who are creating technological solutions with the potential for global impact,”...

2014-07-15 12:34:33

NEW DELHI, India, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - First of its kind landmark agreement between two educational institutions to collaborate for B.Tech and MS degree programs in the area of computer science and computer engineering Established with a vision to bring about innovation in higher education and learning in emerging areas of the knowledge society, the not-for-profit NIIT University (NU) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of...

2014-07-15 12:29:29

LOS ANGELES, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The UCLA Health System's hospitals in Westwood and Santa Monica have been named to U.S. News and World Report's Best Hospitals 2014-15 Honor Roll. UCLA was ranked No. 5 in the country and No. 1 in both California and the Los Angeles metropolitan area. The annual rankings, now in their 25th year, are the magazine's most exclusive rankings, recognizing hospitals that excel at treating patients who need an especially high level of...

2014-07-15 08:29:08

AUSTIN, Texas, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Professional Development Center at The University of Texas at Austin (UT PDC) is pleased to announce the fall launch of their new offering - the Medical Interpreter Certificate Program (MICP). This 40-hour program will be conducted on The University of Texas at Austin campus in a bootcamp-style week of classes. This MICP is taught in a small class format by an industry-experienced instructor and designed to allow students to receive...

2014-07-15 00:20:42

Named to Prestigious Lists in all 12 Methodology-Ranked Specialties CLEVELAND, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center has once again been named one of the nation's top hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Hospitals rankings. UH Case Medical Center was ranked in all 12 methodology-ranked specialties for the third year in a row and in the Top 20 in four specialties - Cancer, Gastroenterology, Ear, Nose & Throat, and...

2014-07-11 08:22:18

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, researchers from 19 land-grant universities received the Western Region Award of Excellence for their collaboration on a multistate water conservation and sustainable microirrigation (MI) project at a ceremony in South Lake Tahoe, Nev. Droughts and water shortages are common problems for farmers in Western region states, but MI systems help farmers irrigate land more efficiently. "To many, the Multistate Research...

2014-07-10 12:25:11

NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Business Expert Press and the Center for Services Leadership at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University are excited to announce a new co-branding agreement, which will provide high-quality, cutting-edge learning resources for executives, academics and students at the center and globally. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140710/125910 "Co-branding is an important part of our vision and publishing strategy," said...

2014-07-09 12:27:50

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jay Leno, host of "The Tonight Show" for 22 years, will be the featured performer at "An Evening with a Legend," sponsored by the UNT Health Science Center Foundation to benefit the University's research, education and health care mission. Presented by Chase and J.P. Morgan, Leno will appear at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at Fort Worth's Bass Performance Hall. The Chairs for this year's event are Pati and Bill Meadows. The...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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