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2011-04-19 10:35:00

Delivering Ken Feinberg Distinguished History Lecture on Sports and Society, Weiner Will Assert Bonds and Ramirez Just tip of Iceberg and Will Recommend Corrections AMHERST, Mass. and WASHINGTON, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former White House Drug Spokesman Robert Weiner will speak on "Sports and Drugs--A Sordid History" in giving the Ken Feinberg Distinguished History Lecture Wednesday at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Weiner said he will assert that this week's...

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2010-08-30 20:11:05

For competitive bicyclists with goals "“ whether competing in the Tour de France or aiming for the podium at a local race "“ faster cycling comes from training regimens based on various zones of exercise intensity. New research from exercise scientists at the University of New Hampshire has found that effective training regimens, which generally are created after expensive, time-consuming laboratory tests, can be developed from a relatively simple, do-it-yourself test.Using two...

2009-05-19 08:30:00

DURHAM, N.H., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of New Hampshire's EcoLine(TM), a landfill gas-to-energy project that uses purified methane gas from a nearby landfill to power the campus, is complete, university officials announced. The five million square-foot campus will receive up to 85 percent of its electricity and heat from purified natural gas, making UNH the first university in the nation to use landfill gas as its primary fuel source. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to:...

2009-03-25 14:17:45

The Connecticut men's basketball program may have violated NCAA rules in its 2008 recruitment of highly talented guard Nate Miles, officials said. After a six-month investigation, Yahoo! Sports said Miles was provided with lodging, meals and transportation by Josh Nochimson -- a professional agent and a former UConn student manager. The Yahoo! report also said former UConn assistant coach Tom Moore made 27 calls to people close to Miles in December 2006. NCAA regulations permit just one call...

2008-11-01 09:00:17

National trends indicate that higher percentages of students enrolled in K-12 schools will be from communities underserved by the public educational system. This growing population of students is less likely to graduate from high school, enroll in post-secondary education and complete a college degree.* As such, Travelers (NYSE:TRV) today announced its newest Education Access Initiative partnership with the University of Connecticut. Bill Bloom, Travelers executive vice president of insurance...

2008-10-08 15:00:31

Democrat Emily Ann Cain Age: 28 Hometown: Orono Address: 103 Forest Ave. Education: Ed.M. (higher education), Harvard University, 2004; B.M.E. (vocal music education), University of Maine, 2002; Lawrence High School (N.J.), 1998 Family: Married to the Hon. Daniel B. Williams Occupation: Coordinator of Advancement, part time, Honors College, UMaine; doctoral student in higher education, part time, UMaine; co-owner, Emerald Group, LLC (apartments-condominiums) Experience: Since...

2008-10-03 15:00:11

The University of Maine Center on Aging and the Maine Rural Relatives as Parents Project are inviting grandparents raising their grandchildren, and other parenting relatives, to participate in a free online seminar. "Mindfulness 101: Making time for yourself when you have none," will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct 7. Facilitating will be Lucia McBee. Those who want to participate will need a computer with Internet access. To register, visit www.mainecenteronaging.org/ moodle /...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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