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2014-04-17 20:21:13

UNITY, Maine, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A movement that began on November 13, 2012, at a 350.org event featuring environmental activist Bill McKibben and Unity College President Stephen Mulkey, has reached its most significant milestone to date. Pitzer College of Claremont, California, has announced its intention to divest from investments in fossil fuels. With an endowment valued at $125 million, Pitzer silenced critics who said that the divestment movement in...

2014-02-05 23:02:34

Arts and humanities contribute to student achievement, yet funding for this type of instruction is widely unavailable in rural areas. This conference will help teachers integrate arts into various content areas. (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 In southeast Kentucky, there is limited public school funding for arts and humanities, despite evidence that shows how such programs contribute to student achievement. How can educators respond? One way is to integrate arts into other content areas. That...

2014-01-28 08:26:17

-- #1 "Best Value Public College" University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill / #1 "Best Value Private College" Williams College NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Princeton Review today released its annual list of the nation's "Best Value Colleges" and its companion book, The Best Value Colleges: The 150 Best-Buy Schools and What It Takes to Get In (Random House / Princeton Review, 2014 Edition, January 28, $21.99). The 2014 list names 150 colleges - 75 public and 75 private - the...

2013-11-20 23:25:22

Holy Apostles College & Seminary in Cromwell, Conn., is recommended by The Cardinal Newman Society in the latest edition of The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College, which was published October 7, 2013. The Newman Guide and its updated companion magazine My Future, My Faith make searching for and getting advice on faithful Catholic colleges and universities easy. Cromwell, Connecticut (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Holy Apostles College & Seminary in Cromwell, Conn., is...

2013-11-13 23:33:53

John Blanchard, the former UNC Chapel Hill Senior Associate Director of Athletics for Student-Athlete Development, has been named managing partner of Game Theory Group leading their College Athletic Department division. Greenville, NC (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 John Blanchard has joined the Game Theory Group to lead their college athletic department division. "Throughout John's career he has set the benchmark for innovation and leadership in student-athlete development. More than...

2013-09-04 23:20:29

Graduate School Welcomes New Students at Orientation Purchase, N.Y. (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 The School of Graduate and Professional Studies (GPS) at Manhattanville College is proud to announce a new educational and business partnership with the Dominican Republic. At a recent orientation, thirty-eight graduate students from the Dominican Republic received a warm welcome from the college leadership including President Jon Strauss, Ph.D., Provost Gail Simmons, Ph.D., and Dr. Anthony...

2013-09-03 23:00:39

Mercy College is proud to celebrate 50 years of service of one of its most revered faculty members, Dr. Ann Grow. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Mercy College is proud to celebrate 50 years of service of one of its most revered faculty members, Dr. Ann Grow. Grow, who is presently a professor of humanities and philosophy in the School of Liberal Arts, was a member of the Sisters of Mercy, and began her career at Mercy College in September 1963 after having been a high...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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