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2014-06-12 04:23:19

PORTLAND. Ore., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eighteen student teams from around the nation will convene in Portland, Oregon June 20-22(nd) for the 16(th) Annual MESA USA National Engineering Design Competition. Approximately 72 students, finalists from a national field of 39,000 participants, will compete to invent a prosthetic arm aimed at helping low-income children from developing countries. This competition is part of MESA's (Mathematics, Engineering, and Science Achievement)...

2009-03-09 12:42:00

Verizon Foundation to Award $105,000 in Grants RIVERSIDE, Calif., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Local San Bernardino area students will receive specialized, experiential instruction in math and science as a result of a new partnership among UC Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering, the Mathematics Engineering and Science Achievement (MESA) program and Verizon. The Verizon Foundation has invested $105,000 to fund two initiatives designed to improve preparation and success of Inland Empire...

2008-09-19 03:00:26

By Nealy, Michelle J Pluviose, David; Roach, Ronald Introducing the "Champions of Diversity" in the Academic Kickoff issue proved a timely reminder of the mission of Diverse during the lead-up to the 25th anniversary of Cox, Matthews and Associates, the founder of the former Black Issues in Higher Education and publisher of Diverse. In this edition, the editors at Diverse unveil its second slate of Champions, defining further the promise and vision committed organizations and individuals...

2008-09-05 21:00:18

By Neil Gonzales STAFF WRITER REDWOOD CITY -- Canada College student Jeremy Morales Madrigal has run into very few Latino engineers -- an occupation he's pursuing. "I've only met three or four other Latino students even interested in my area of chemical engineering," he said Friday. Canada seeks to change that with a $900,000, three-year grant it has received from the federal Department of Education's Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program. The college will use the...

2008-06-18 03:00:10

By Chikoore, Heather In a global economy many argue that America needs to emphasize science, technology, engineering and math in its schools. Move over reading, writing and 'rithmetic, a new acronym has taken the front seat in education. STEM (Science, technology, engineering and mathematics) is now the rage. Many recall the shock Americans felt when the Soviet Union launched the first satellite. Sputnik, in 1957, and the urgent push to ramp up our nation's ability to lead the world in...

2006-11-28 12:01:02

The Goldman Sachs Foundation today announced $9.4 million in grants to programs designed to further the Foundation's commitment to support the academic and leadership development of promising young people around the world. The new grants include programs aimed at improving access to selective colleges and universities for academically promising students from underrepresented and disadvantaged backgrounds, promoting high-quality math and science education, encouraging understanding of...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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