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New Teaching Approach Praised For Engineering Education
2014-06-10 03:56:18

Emil Venere, Purdue University Purdue University researchers who developed a new approach to more effectively teach large numbers of engineering students are recommending that the approach be considered for adoption by universities globally. The system, called the Purdue Mechanics Freeform Classroom, allows students to interact with each other and faculty online while accessing hundreds of instructional videos and animations. It was pioneered by Charles Krousgrill, a professor of...

2014-06-10 08:31:44

MOMENCE, Ill., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recent comment on the FDA's Guidance for Determining Whether Human Research Studies Can Be Conducted Without an Investigational New Drug Application (IND) (79 Fed. Reg. 7204. Docket FDA-2010-D-0503), FutureCeuticals expressed its strong support for gold-standard, peer-reviewed clinical research on food and dietary ingredients and urged the FDA to properly supervise any clinical research on food or dietary ingredients under the purview...

2014-06-09 16:21:07

MADISON, Ind., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chief Automotive Technologies will sponsor the Collision Repair Technology (CRT) Championship at the SkillsUSA(®) National Leadership and Skills Conference this summer. It will be the 28(th) consecutive year Chief has sponsored the competition, which brings state-winning students together to demonstrate their metal straightening, welding, plastic repair and structural analysis abilities. The SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills...

2014-06-09 16:20:39

MADISON, Ind., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rotary Lift and School Transportation News have teamed up to provide school fleet managers and technicians with the latest information about bus lifts, proper lifting techniques, lift maintenance and shop safety. "Lifting Your Vehicles Correctly and Safely," a free webcast hosted at www.stnonline.com/webcasts, will be presented June 24 at 2 p.m. EDT by Doug Spiller, Rotary Lift heavy-duty product manager....

2014-06-09 12:29:43

INDIANAPOLIS, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) will attend the Goldman Sachs 35(th) Annual Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, June 11th, 2014. David Ricks, Lilly senior vice president and president of Lilly Bio-Medicines, will participate in a fireside chat at 1:40 p.m. EDT. A live audio webcast will be available on the Webcasts & Presentations section of Lilly's Investor website at http://investor.lilly.com/events.cfm. Subsequently, a...

2014-06-09 08:20:47

PENDLETON, Ind., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Remy International, Inc. (NASDAQ: REMY), manufacturer of Delco Remy® heavy duty starters and alternators, as well as Remy® light duty starters and alternators, was recognized by Hino Motors Manufacturing USA for outstanding performance as a supplier partner. To receive this award, a supplier must achieve an annual record of zero plant rejections on products shipped to Hino Motors, a Toyota Group company. Daniel Boros, Director of Heavy...

2014-06-07 23:02:27

Indiana Fiber Network, LLC (IFN), the leading Indiana statewide Network Service Provider, announced the promotion of August Zehner to Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Indianapolis, Indiana (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 Indiana Fiber Network, LLC (IFN), the leading Indiana statewide Network Service Provider, announced the promotion of August Zehner to Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "It is very exciting to be a part of a growing organization that has such strong market presence...

2014-06-06 04:20:16

Three-fourths of Illinoisans planning summer travel trip even as gas prices approach $4.00 AURORA, Ill., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The majority of Illinois residents (75 percent) plan to kick start the summer travel season by taking at least one leisure trip of 50 miles or more requiring overnight accommodations during the next three months. Gasoline prices in Illinois are on average $3.91 with no relief expected soon, yet pump prices are not expected to have a negative effect on...

2014-06-05 12:23:43

New CITGO Marketer Hosts Grand Opening Events CHICAGO, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New CITGO Marketer GasMart USA recently completed the conversion of 15 locally owned gas stations across Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana to the CITGO brand. The Centennial image and fresh service options are now available for fuel and convenience store customers with Grand Openings taking place June 2 through June 6. "We are extremely excited about this new partnership with CITGO," said Kevin Lott, vice...

2014-06-04 16:27:03

MERRILLVILLE, Ind., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NiSource (NYSE:NI) today released its 2013 Inclusion and Diversity (I&D) Report, which highlights the progress toward advancing I&D as an essential part of the company's strategic direction and operational identity. The report details NiSource's commitment, ongoing strategy and achievements through four dimensions of I&D: employees, customers, communities and supplier diversity. The full report is available at...


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Indiana Bat, Myotis sodalist
2012-10-05 08:36:41

The Indiana bat (Myotis sodalist) is a mouse-eared bat that can be found in North America. Its range primarily includes eastern and Midwestern states, but it can be found in some southern areas of the United States. During the winter, its range becomes much smaller, with most populations occurring in large clusters in only a few caves. One study conducted in 1985 suggested that an estimated 244,000 individuals of this species reside in Indiana. Its range overlaps that of the endangered gray...

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2007-02-13 15:17:56

The Northern cavefish or Northern blindfish, Amblyopsis spelea, is found in caves through Kentucky and southern Indiana. It is listed as a threatened species in the United States and the IUCN lists the species as vulnerable. The White River, flowing east to west south of Bedford, Indiana, delimits the northern range of Amblyopsis spelea. These fish are not found in caves north of the White River.

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bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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