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2014-05-09 23:09:59

The 2014 AIA Design Award Committee selects two projects designed by Flad Architects to receive Honor Awards in this year's competition. Madison, WI (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 The 2014 Design Award Committee of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced today the selection of two projects designed by Flad Architects as Honor Award recipients in this year’s Wisconsin Design Awards competition. Architectural design work recognized includes the new Biochemical Sciences Complex at...

2014-05-08 23:12:11

UC San Diego’s Extension Dean to be Featured Speaker at National Association of International Educators, May 25-30 San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 UC San Diego Extension Dean Mary Walshok will be among the featured speakers at the upcoming conference of the National Association of International Educators (NAFSA) on Wednesday, May 28 at the San Diego Convention Center. Dean Walshok, an innovator in global education programs, will address the topic of “How to Better Articulate the...

2014-05-08 12:23:26

NYC Design Week Will Bring the Area's Most Innovative Thinkers to One of Its Most Dynamic Incubators BROOKLYN, N.Y., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, May 10, the New York City Accelerator for a Clean and Resilient Economy (NYC ACRE) at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering will host its second annual Design Jam, inviting designers to bring their creative insight to the challenges faced by the clean-tech incubator's entrepreneurs....

2014-05-06 23:08:47

Wharton Professors Saikat Chaudhuri and David Robertson on “Incubating Innovation in Established Firms” and “The Balance Between Creativity and Constraints” San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 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 a better understanding of key business and economic issues. This one-day program will feature Wharton...

2014-05-06 16:34:52

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Having been a member of Calloway's Board of Directors since the company went public in 1991, Dr. Stanley Block announced his retirement from the Board, effective May 1. David L. Alexander has been elected by the Board to fill the unexpired term. Jim Estill, founder and President of Calloway's said, "I value Dr. Block's deep knowledge and reliably steady hand. All of us at Calloway's will miss his involvement on the Board." Dr. Block...

2014-05-05 23:03:52

Dana Cita wins First Wharton Social Impact Prize with an Educational Lending Platform to Help Indonesian Students Pay for School Philadelphia, Pa. (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced that student team Slidejoy won the $30,000 Perlman Grand Prize of the 2014 Wharton Business Plan Competition. The prize was awarded at the Wharton School’s annual Venture Finals on May 1, 2014, where student Finalists received more than $125,000 in combined...

2014-05-05 23:03:29

More than 50 employers nationwide partner with the nonprofit school to offer the competency-based, newly accredited degree to working adults. Manchester, NH (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 College for America at Southern New Hampshire University announced today the launch of the first nationally available, fully accredited $10,000 Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in the country, offered through a competency-based curriculum designed specifically for working adults and their employers. The announcement...

2014-05-02 23:02:34

The University of Manitoba's Frank Kennedy Centre and brand new Active Living facility has selected more than 3,000 Tufftec Lockers from Scranton Products for a major locker room expansion. The Active Living Centre will open in 2015. (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Scranton Products, a leading manufacturer of premium plastic partitions and lockers, announced that the Frank Kennedy Centre at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada, selected Tufftec® Lockers for a major $3 million...

2014-05-01 23:08:21

President of Smeal Club DC organizes May 12 event featuring impressive panel of Penn State alumni in leadership roles at some of the D.C. region’s hottest technology companies, including Alarm.com, comScore, Orchestro, Brazen Careerist, and CustomInk. McLean, Virginia (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Andrew Moses of MorganFranklin Consulting, LLC, an execution-focused business consulting firm and professional advisor based in McLean, Va., and London, has organized a May 12 panel event for the Penn...

2014-05-01 23:00:27

Twenty-five faculty members will participate in the five-day Teaching Interfaith Understanding seminar that will take place June 15–19, 2014, at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Dobbs Ferry, New York (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Mercy College is pleased to announce that Professor of Humanities and Religion Jude Aguwa has been selected from a nationwide pool of nominees to participate in a faculty seminar on the teaching of interfaith understanding. The seminar is offered by the...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.