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2014-04-11 12:21:27

Gift to fund the School of Petroleum & Natural Gas SCRANTON, Pa., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lackawanna College today announced a gift of $2.5 million from Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation that will directly fund the School of Petroleum & Natural Gas located in New Milford, Pa. This marks the largest single private donation in the history of Lackawanna College. The School of Petroleum & Natural Gas was established in 2009 at the beginning of Marcellus Shale industry...

2014-04-08 23:03:04

Less than 32% of college students graduate within four years; MyPath101 is helping members make sure they’re on the right side of that statistic. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 As college costs soar nationwide, a Pittsburgh company has launched a new, first-of-its-kind web application that aims to help students become more self-aware, select the right classes and majors, manage their online reputations, graduate from college in four years, and start on fulfilling career paths....

2014-04-08 23:01:54

Arizona State University hosts Arizona Student Energy Conference with University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 University students from across Arizona set aside in-state rivalries April 1-2 to plan for a better global future at the Arizona Student Energy Conference (AzSEC) at Arizona State University. At the conference, 95 students from Arizona State University, University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University presented their work on...

2014-04-08 08:25:21

PITTSBURGH, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team at Carnegie Mellon University's School of Architecture has developed a dashboard that helps people to see how much energy they use at work and how to reduce this use to help the environment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020422/CMULOGO Ray Yun, a doctoral student in the School of Architecture, has developed an Intelligent Dashboard to evaluate plug load energy savings in the workplace. Plug load, he explained,...

2014-04-07 23:03:09

Students in the Howard University College of Pharmacy are gaining real-world experience in international pharmacy through a new rotation program that arranges placements in at least five countries. Washington (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Students in the Howard University College of Pharmacy are gaining real-world experience in international pharmacy through a new rotation program that arranges placements in at least five countries. Four students recently started rotations in India and Qatar....

2014-04-07 08:40:07

PITTSBURGH, April 7, 2014 PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University has selected Farnam Jahanian, an accomplished computer scientist and a successful entrepreneur with extensive leadership and administrative experience in higher education, government and the private sector, as its new vice president of research, effective Sept. 1, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020422/CMULOGO Jahanian is the Edward S. Davidson Collegiate Professor of Electrical Engineering...

2014-04-04 23:27:08

Olivia Roney Spahn was honored last Saturday, March 29, as an Outstanding Alumni of Communications Studies. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 As a young entrepreneur from the Indianapolis area, Olivia Roney Spahn, was honored with the Outstanding Alumni from her alma mater, IUPUI. The Communications Studies Department chose 2014 as the year to honor to outstanding alumni, one alum who had been out of the department for over 10 years and another who had graduated within the past 10...

2014-04-03 16:23:44

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A UNT Health Science Center researcher recognized internationally for his work on hormones and the aging brain has been named dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Meharvan "Sonny" Singh, PhD, who has served as interim dean since January, said he is eager to take on his new role. "I am excited and enthusiastic about the opportunity to serve our faculty, staff and students in my new role," he said. "I look...

2014-04-01 08:23:30

Graduate Certificate in Global Public Relations Also Will Be Offered WASHINGTON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Continuing a tradition of innovation in the field of applied political education, the George Washington University's Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) plans to launch its master's degree in advocacy in the global environment and graduate certificate in global public relations this fall. The 39-credit degree will equip students with the tools...

2014-03-31 23:00:14

Best Online Colleges, the premier site behind the rankings of top online programs and online schools, has released its annual findings for the Best Online Masters in Counseling Degree Programs. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 BestOnlineColleges.org is an online educational resource. By combing through data from national education centers, the website provides detailed analysis and rankings of the nation’s best online programs in many different academic disciplines. Its goal is to help students...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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