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2015-04-07 23:04:32

ACM-W, the Association for Computing Machinery’s Council on Women in Computing, today named Jennifer Widom of Stanford University as the 2015-2016 Athena Lecturer for pioneering foundations,

2011-04-27 14:02:28

Today there is an extensive heritage of reinforced concrete buildings in the Basque Country, which hardly existed a century ago.

2010-08-23 13:26:16

Society gives sense to sport, i.e. sports are a reflection of the traits of a society.

2009-06-23 20:11:55

Berkeley's Summer Reading List, produced annually for incoming freshmen — and the rest of us — by staff in the University Library and College Writing Programs, this year focuses on books about science.

2009-03-09 11:10:00

Catholic Priest Co-Founded Father Martin's Ashley Treatment Center in Maryland HAVRE DE GRACE, Md., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rev. Joseph C.

2008-10-05 12:00:19

Text of report by privately-owned Zimbabwean weekly newspaper The Standard website on 4 October [Report by Vusumuzi Sifile : "Cloud Over State Varsities"] The crisis at state universities has reached unprecedented levels with all major centres of learning failing to open for the first semester of the 2008/2009 academic year.

2008-10-05 03:00:22

By Southernwood, Julie Abstract The recent development of a market economy in higher education has resulted in the need to tailor the product to the customers, namely students, employers and commissioning bodies.

2008-09-11 00:00:24

By Liz Lightfoot COVER STORY Paul Jones is among a growing number of disaffected postgraduates considering suing their universities. Are PhD students neglected by their supervisors? By Liz Lightfoot If things had gone according to plan, Paul Jones would be seeking work as a university lecturer.

2008-09-10 21:00:21

By Parvesh Sharma Patiala: Punjab government claims to be taking concrete steps for protecting environment and spreading awareness on it but when it comes to make those who matter the most, i.e. schoolchildren, aware of the cause it's an altogether different story.

2008-09-10 00:00:08

By J.M.L. I REFER to the letter "Lecturers just not up to par" (NST, Sept 4) from I.T. of Kuala Lumpur. I was a lecturer in a local private university for a few years, and would like to shed some light on how things worked at my former workplace.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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