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2010-12-15 17:20:00

UNITY, Maine, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Unity College President Mitchell Thomashow steps down as the 9th President this July 1, he will leave the small environmental college in rural Unity, Maine, with a national profile and niche as a champion of sustainability. The transformation of Unity College from regional to national concern includes a strong curriculum, recognition by The Princeton Review as being among the greenest in the nation, and the most geographically...

2010-10-26 00:01:48

Lawrence University has created an innovative program called LU-R1 to provide significant research opportunities for its undergraduate students by leveraging alumni scientists at major research institutions throughout the country. (PRWEB) October 24, 2010 Lawrence University student Bennett Pang never imagined he would be isolating "natural killer" cells from human blood samples as an undergraduate. The biology major from Honolulu, Hawaii contributed to a novel immunology study this summer...

2010-10-05 15:21:00

UNITY, Maine, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Unity College has announced that GO Logic Homes of Belfast, Maine has been awarded the contract for the design of a one-of-a-kind residence hall on an American college campus. GO Logic Homes will design a Unity College residence hall to the Passive House standard. If the construction achieves the standard, it will be the first Passive House residence hall constructed on a college or university campus in the United States, confirm officials at...

2010-08-31 13:02:00

NEWBERRY, S.C., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Newberry College ranks among the nation's top regional colleges in U.S. News & World Report's 2011 ranking of America's Best Colleges, featured at http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/ and available today on newsstands. Data from more than 1,400 colleges and universities nationwide was collected to determine this year's rankings, placing Newberry No. 35 among the first tier of the 100 best baccalaureate colleges in the...

2010-08-24 06:02:00

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This month The Washington Monthly released its annual college guide, ranking Bard College at Simon's Rock number one in the nation among Baccalaureate Colleges. The Washington Monthly's guide measures how well colleges and universities fulfill their public mission. "The Washington Monthly ranking is profound because it recognizes not only what a Simon's Rock education means for an individual, but what it means for the country,"...

2010-08-17 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News Media Group today released the 2011 edition of Best Colleges, which includes rankings of more than 1,400 schools nationwide. Harvard University is ranked No. 1 among Best National Universities, while Williams College tops the list of Best National Liberal Arts Colleges. The exclusive rankings, available online today at USNews.com, will also be published in the September issue of U.S. News & World Report, on newsstands starting August 31....

2010-08-03 08:48:00

POULTNEY, Vt., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Mountain College received a score of 98 out of a perfect 99 in the Princeton Review's annual college "green" rankings. The education services company features GMC in the new 2011 edition of its guide, The Best 373 Colleges. Only about 15% of America's 2,500 four-year colleges and two Canadian colleges are profiled in the book, which is the Princeton Review's flagship college guide. GMC also ranked fourth in the category "Class...

2010-08-02 11:31:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Princeton Review - known for its education services helping students choose and get in to colleges - has created several resources to help applicants and parents find the financial aid many of them will need to pay for college this year. Among the unique resources are Financial Aid Ratings (scores on a scale of 60 to 99) that The Princeton Review has tallied for 606 colleges based on its surveys of administrators at hundreds of schools in...

2010-04-08 12:46:00

STAMFORD, Conn., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- "Anatomy of a Scandal" ,the cover story of ai5000's March/April issue, addresses the mystery of why Wesleyan University's $500 million endowment failed to notice the alleged gross misconduct of its chief investment officer for close to a decade. Wesleyan has initiated a $3 million lawsuit against its terminated CIO, Thomas Kannam, who stands accused of submitting questionable expense reports and using university resources to engage in a series of...

2010-02-03 15:51:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- As more student financial grant programs fall victim to state and federal budget cuts, Rasmussen College was recently named by CBS Moneywatch.com one of the top educational organizations helping students alleviate financial burdens by offering affordable solutions. The article, "14 Colleges with Tuition Bargains," highlights the college's continued efforts to make available more than $20 million in scholarships to students each year. "As notable...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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