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2010-04-29 10:08:00

LOS ANGELES, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- DREAM 2010 concert benefiting the Fulfillment Fund will take place on Monday, May 3, 2010 at the famed Roxy Theatre on Sunset Boulevard.

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2010-04-26 11:25:00

University investment decisions can deepen job losses and other financial cuts when market collapses carve into budget-supporting endowment funds, a new study by the National Bureau of Economic Research found.

2010-04-12 06:00:00

BEIJING, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Zinch.com, the social network connecting high school and college students with educational and scholarship opportunities, announced the launch of a comprehensive Chinese-language website, and associated services, to help Chinese students choose American undergraduate and graduate programs - and to help American Admissions Officers find the best-fit Chinese candidates.

2010-04-09 07:00:00

BEIJING, April 9 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- ChinaEdu Corporation (Nasdaq: CEDU) ("ChinaEdu" or "the Company"), an educational services provider in China, today announced that it has recently signed an agreement with WIDE World, developed at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. WIDE World is an innovative professional development program through both online courses and on-site workshops designed for the wide-scale improvement in classrooms and schools.

2010-03-25 15:06:00

BEIJING, March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Advanced Construction Materials Group, Inc.

2010-03-11 10:05:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Women comprise more than half the population of the nation's cities, are three times as likely as their male counterparts to live alone after the age of 65, and are primary caregivers for their families at all ages and stages of life.

2009-10-28 07:30:00

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Contemporary Services Corporation (CSC), the world leader in crowd management, proudly announces its 3-year contract renewal with Yale Athletics, a valued client since 1994.

2009-10-16 13:59:42

Pioneering teacher-training program at Columbia University Medical Center yields marked improvement by students on critical New York state exam.

2009-08-30 18:51:25

A Harvard professor said he will bring a cow to Harvard Yard in accordance with an almost 300-year-old university tradition, school officials said Sunday. The Boston Globe reported Harvard religion don Harvey Cox, who holds the Hollis Research professor of divinity chair, endowed in 1721, also holds grazing rights at Harvard Yard for any cows he might possess.

2009-08-20 19:30:00

Dartmouth College Commended for its Commitment to Teaching Students HANOVER, N.H., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.