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2014-06-07 23:01:38

ABIA interactive Synergy Seminar features international expert working with local leaders on violence prevention and response strategies. Akron, Ohio (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 • ABIA Synergy Seminar features international expert working with local leaders on violence prevention and response strategies Interactive 90-minute session encourages participation by those in attendance on actionable paths to solutions The Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron (ABIA) will gather public safety...

2014-05-20 23:02:51

Interactive simulations mimic real-world scenarios, providing more comprehensive training solutions for Ohio professionals, communities facing natural and man-made emergencies. Akron Ohio (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 The Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron (ABIA) today announced an expansion of its medical simulation training and introduced Hands On Heroes, an extensive and immersive training solution for Ohio’s first responders. Hands On Heroes offers emergency medical technicians (EMTs)...

2014-05-08 23:05:42

UT Rockets retain ESP to study strategies for continuous improvement of Athletic Department Operations. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Damon Evans, Founder and Managing Director of Evolution Sports Partners (“ESP”), and former Athletic Director at University of Georgia, has announced that the University of Toledo Athletic Department has engaged ESP to conduct a study and explore strategies for continuous quality improvement of the Rockets’ operations. “My partners and I...

2013-10-01 23:33:18

Conference member schools to work with Jostens to design championship rings to celebrate athletic achievements. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 The Mid-American Conference (MAC) today announced that Jostens, the leading designer and producer of championship rings and trophies for collegiate champions, has been named the “Preferred Championship Ring Provider” of the NCAA Division I Mid-American Conference. Under the two-year agreement, Jostens will work with conference member...

2013-09-24 23:01:53

The goal is to improve health and reduce the impact of chronic lifestyle-related disease on the U.S. population. Akron, OH (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Akron General Health System, a national leader in promoting wellness and disease prevention, and Kent State University, one of the nation’s leading public research universities, have formed a new collaborative for the study and promotion of wellness programs. The goal is to improve health and reduce the impact of chronic lifestyle-related...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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