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2014-04-04 23:37:15

Leaders in journalism and politics, a healthcare services CEO, a seasoned American diplomat, a White House executive, and a nationally known crisis communications expert will address American University’s graduates at the 128th commencement ceremonies. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Leaders in journalism and politics, a healthcare services CEO, a seasoned American diplomat, a White House executive, and a nationally known crisis communications expert will address American...

2013-11-11 23:04:57

Despite a 1 percent increase in women serving on local boards, only 11 percent of the total 1,877 board seats are held by women. Fairfax, Va. (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 Women in Technology (WIT), the premier organization contributing to the success of professional women in the Washington, D.C.- area technology community, today released the third research report conducted by American University’s Kogod School of Business titled “2013 Women Board Directors in Maryland, Virginia and...

2013-01-22 23:04:06

Rice University Named Best Program by Students; MIT Ranked Highest for Overall Value Englewood, NJ (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 Want to know which b-schools rate highest among current and recent students? Graduate Programs, the online guide to graduate schools for prospective graduate students, today released its rankings of the Top 25 Business School programs according to student ratings and reviews posted on Graduateprograms.com. The rankings are solely based on the surveys based on a 10...

2011-04-21 00:00:28

American University provost Scott Bass announced today the appointment of Michael Ginzberg as the new dean of the Kogod School of Business. Ginzberg will join American University's Kogod School of Business beginning in June following the retirement of Dean Richard Durand. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 20, 2011 American University provost Scott Bass announced today the appointment of Michael Ginzberg as the new dean of the Kogod School of Business. Ginzberg will join American University's...

2011-01-05 00:00:38

Study underscores the value of common sense, hands-on experience, and goals. Washington, D.C. (Vocus/PRWEB) January 04, 2011 Groupon founder Andrew Mason is now leading what Forbes magazine labeled "the fastest-growing company in Web history." But as a teenage entrepreneur who sold bagels to neighbors, then candy when he found it sold better, he demonstrated a specific kind of intelligence that according to new research may be central to entrepreneurial success: practical intelligence....

2008-09-09 00:00:27

African-Americans are targeted for more marketing of high-calorie foods and beverages compared to whites, U.S. researchers said. Lead author Sonya A. Grier -- formerly of the University of Pennsylvania and now at American University Kogod School of Business in Washington -- said the overall effects of the marketing strategies may contribute to the significantly higher rates of obesity among African-Americans. Study researchers considered the four key tools used to reach particular target...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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