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2014-06-04 12:30:16

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The City of Fort Worth and the University of North Texas Health Science Center have renewed their mosquito-surveillance partnership, part of a unique effort blending hard science with community outreach to prevent the spread of West Nile virus. Under the agreement, graduate students and a scientist from UNTHSC trap and collect mosquitos from more than 60 sites across the city. The mosquitos are then tested for WNV infection...

2014-06-04 12:28:42

TEMPE, Ariz., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arizona State University (ASU) is now accepting applications for the new international Master of Science in Biomedical Diagnostics degree starting this fall, 2014. This degree program is housed in the new International School of Biomedical Diagnostics, developed in collaboration with Dublin City University (DCU) and Ventana Medical Systems. Applicants are encouraged to apply before the anticipated deadline of June 30, 2014....

2014-06-02 16:23:43

BALTIMORE, Md., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Agriculture Law Education Initiative has recently launched an Infoline phone number for the agricultural community to call. The Infoline phone number directs callers to legal information resources related to their agricultural operation. The Infoline, (410) 706-7377, is answered by staff at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. "A central goal of the Initiative is to assist in the preservation of...

2014-06-02 08:37:37

Have smart phones made us less smart? BOSTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The rising use of digital technology and the dangerous behavioral patterns that have emerged - including distracted driving/walking from talking and texting on their phones - was the theme of public relations campaigns presented by students from 13 countries and 6 continents this past weekend at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. Sponsored by AB InBev, the winning group will present their campaign on...

2014-05-29 23:13:18

Three Loyola University New Orleans mass communication graduates—a network TV executive, a nonprofit leader passionate about the common good and a national media director—were inducted into the Mass Communication Den of Distinction Friday, May 9. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Three Loyola University New Orleans mass communication graduates—a network TV executive, a nonprofit leader passionate about the common good and a national media director—were inducted into the Mass...

2014-05-29 23:13:15

Boston, MA’s very own Amit Mehta, Co-founder of Boston-Based Boost® Software INC, will be attending the Entrepreneurial Master’s Program. The program is being held at MIT by the Entrepreneur’s Organization for founders of companies that gross more than $1 million annually, and is limited to 65 attendees. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Amit Mehta, President and Co-Founder of Boston-based Boost Software INC, will be part of the Entrepreneurial Master’s Program Class of 2016....

2014-05-28 23:09:54

Two Dynamic Presenters, Wharton Professors Saikat Chaudhuri and David Robertson, on “Incubating Innovation in Established Firms” and “Managing Innovation: Lessons from the LEGO Group” San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Important: Only One Week Left to Apply What: Through intensive lectures and hands-on exercises, the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists, led by the Wharton School’s most prominent professors, helps reporters gain a better understanding of key business...

2014-05-28 23:00:28

Higher education offers opportunities for people of all ages. Whether you are just starting college for the first time, resuming your studies, or preparing for a new career, a college degree will help you reach your goal. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Sometimes college is not always an option or the answer for many 18-year olds as they finish high school. Many turn to the armed services, continue with a part-time job that has full-time or advancement opportunities, or step into...

2014-05-22 12:26:45

MUMBAI, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report covers exhaustive analysis of the education scenario in all seven emirates (Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al-Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah). The detailed market forecast of student enrollment, number of schools and academic staffs till 2017-18 has been covered in the report. Education sector in UAE has been witnessing rapid growth over the past few years. UAE is witnessing huge developments in the education...

2014-05-20 12:33:50

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers led by a University of North Texas Health Science Center epidemiologist found that a just and socially responsible layoff process is important for the emotional health of workers - a study that occurred during the most severe recession since the Great Depression. The findings could inform how downsizing companies approach layoffs, emphasizing processes that are transparent, understandable, fair and well planned, said M....


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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