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2014-09-30 08:33:22

White House To Recognize CMU for Brain Research Efforts as Part of Federal BRAIN Initiative PITTSBURGH, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just weeks after the launch of a global initiative to leverage its unique strengths to impact brain research, Carnegie Mellon University has received a major boost from renowned Pittsburgh philanthropist Henry L. Hillman in the form of a new $5 million gift to support CMU's BrainHub(SM)....

2014-09-29 23:04:26

Programs aimed at students interested in management consulting in healthcare New York, NY (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) is teaming with McKinsey & Company on two new academic initiatives that will offer students a first-class medical education combined with a comprehensive apprenticeship in the business of healthcare. The first initiative is an MD/Management Consulting program. Many third-year medical students choose to take a...

2014-09-29 08:39:16

Largest Grant in College's History to Enhance Its Innovative and Collaborative Program to Support Student Success NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The College of New Rochelle (CNR) today announced a $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to fund a comprehensive program to enhance student success through innovative, collaborative learning strategies. It is the largest grant in the College's history. "This grant will enable The College of New...

2014-09-24 23:04:41

Valcor Engineering supports engineering colleges all over the country, such as NJIT. Valcor has announced a new scholarship program for the Fall 2014 semester. (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Valcor Engineering is proud to announce the Morton Kreitchman scholarship for deserving students majoring in Mechanical Engineering at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) for the Fall 2014 semester and has done so since 1998. Valcor’s continuing involvement with NJIT also includes both a...

2014-09-23 23:09:16

Service Academies Earn the Best Overall Grades while CUNY Baruch and University of Florida Make Top Ten List Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 CostofLearning.com, the website providing transparency into the true cost of college, today released its first College Ratings Report Card to help families identify the best value schools. The proprietary Cost of Learning report card provides a letter grade for more than 1,600 public and private colleges that the company analyzed on four...

2014-09-23 23:04:12

Five-Week Implementation for Policy-Based Provisioning, Password Reset & Synchronization Across Banner, ActiveDirectory, GoogleApps and Blackboard Naples, FL. (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Fischer International Identity, LLC announced today that Jefferson College deployed Fischer’s on-campus identity management suite in five weeks, from requirements definition to production go-live, proving that comprehensive identity management can indeed be deployed quickly, within budget and without...

2014-09-23 16:25:27

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This event is co-sponsored by the Brain Injury Alliance of New jersey and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs with support from the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Disability Service's Traumatic Brain Injury Fund and Partners for Health Foundation. WHAT: You are cordially invited to attend an evening of education and discussion about concussion in youth sports as a public health...

2014-09-22 23:12:48

Pavia received two awards this month for innovation and entrepreneurial spirit in technological achievement. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Michael Pavia, President of Sydor Instruments, was recognized this month by two different organizations for outstanding business leadership. The Rochester Regional Photonics Cluster/New York Photonics (RRPC) awarded Pavia the 2014 Entrepreneur of the Year Award at its annual meeting held on Sept. 4. This award recognized Pavia for...

2014-09-22 12:35:18

NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering to Host Symposium for Students and Mid-Career Professionals Considering a Switch to Cyber Security NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of the most powerful women in cyber security--including IBM's chief information security officer and McAfee's senior vice president in charge of endpoint protection--will share their insights with other women on how to enter the high-demand field during a two-day conference at the New York University...

2014-09-20 23:03:15

The Sarah Lawrence College Campus Map covers the breadth of the campus, with photos and detailed descriptions of such varied locations as academic halls, athletics facilities, student service centers, outdoor spaces, parking areas and Westlands, home of the president, deans and undergraduate admissions. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 Sarah Lawrence College has announced the new Sarah Lawrence College Campus Map, a mobile-friendly map that gives students, parents and other...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'