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2011-03-14 10:32:00

NEWBERRY, S.C., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Newberry College is continuing a series of campus-wide initiatives to further enhance the academic, social and cultural experience for students, faculty and staff members. Over the past several months, Newberry has been working with West Electrical Contractors of Newberry, Inc. on a variety of capital improvement projects, while continuing construction and renovation on select buildings. Earlier this semester, Newberry celebrated a...

2011-03-07 00:00:28

High School Students Spearhead Campaign to Reduce Campus Energy Use and Come in First in California (Top 10 Nationwide) in Independent School Conservation Competition Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) March 5, 2011 New Roads School slashed its electric consumption by over 18 percent winning first place in California, and securing a top-10 position nationwide, in the 2011 Green Cup Challenge, an inter school energy conservation competition hosted by the Green Schools Alliance. The Green Cup Challenge...

2011-03-04 14:06:00

NEWBERRY, S.C., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Newberry College announced that it has begun a partnership with The Protocol School of Washington, the leading accredited school that provides professional, universally-accepted protocol and etiquette training. As part of the collaboration, Newberry students can enroll in a series of workshops called the Professional Success Strategies Certificate Program. The Protocol School of Washington President and Director Pamela Eyring is now serving as...

2011-03-03 14:30:00

NEWBERRY, S.C., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Newberry College is set to host its 54th annual Jazz Festival this weekend, highlighting high school jazz bands and performers from across the state. The occasion is one of the longest-running jazz festivals in the country, and will feature renowned bassists Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey, also known as Bass Extremes. Wooten, a founding member of Bela Fleck and the Fleckstones, has won multiple Grammy Awards and has been called the most...

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....


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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