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2014-03-20 23:21:26

Stevens Institute of Technology is partnering with the “Extension Services – Undergraduate Programs” (ES-UP) initiative of the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) to implement a new strategic plan for recruiting more women into the fields of computer science, electrical engineering, and computer engineering. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Stevens Institute of Technology is partnering with the “Extension Services – Undergraduate Programs” (ES-UP)...

2014-03-20 23:03:57

Three $10,000 scholarship checks were presented to Saint Peter's University, Hudson County Community College and New Jersey City University. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 The CarePoint Health Foundation recently established a College Scholarship Program to assist financially challenged residents of Hudson County pursuing an education in the health care field. On Wednesday, March 19, 2014, three $10,000 scholarship checks were presented to Saint Peter's University,...

2014-03-20 23:00:42

New Jersey Institute of Technology and WebTeam Corporation, a New Jersey-based IT company, have signed an agreement to collaboratively design and develop a customizable learning device that will help children with autism spectrum disorder master a range of skills-building lessons contained in the device’s embedded educational software. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 New Jersey Institute of Technology and WebTeam Corporation, a New Jersey-based IT company, have signed an agreement to...

2014-03-20 20:22:52

HYDE PARK, N.Y. and MANCHESTER, N.H., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Culinary Institute of America (CIA), the world's premier culinary college, and FIRST®, a not-for-profit founded by inventor Dean Kamen that since 1989 has hosted a leading robotics competition for children and young adults, today announced a strategic collaboration to promote the importance of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in education. The CIA has 3,000 students enrolled in its...

2014-03-19 23:30:59

The Leading Physicians of the World is introducing a new radio program, FindaTopDoc Radio, featuring interviews from healthcare professionals live on the air. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 The Leading Physicians of the World is introducing a new radio program, FindaTopDoc Radio, featuring interviews from healthcare professionals live on the air. It is targeted towards the everyday patient as well as the seasoned professional, and is in its early stages of development. The Leading...

2014-03-19 08:27:18

CMU First To Announce Involvement in New Intel Design School Network; Daragh Byrne To Lead Initiatives PITTSBURGH, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University is the first member of the newly formed Intel Design School Network to announce plans to embed principles of integrative design and related technologies in the academic experiences of students from all disciplines. As part of this announcement, CMU has named Daragh Byrne its Intel Integrative Design Fellow....

2014-03-18 08:25:16

- 89% Say Financial Aid "Very Necessary" NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some call it "the other March madness." It's nail-biting season now through April as college acceptance / rejection and financial aid letters land in family mailboxes. According to The Princeton Review's 2014 "College Hopes & Worries Survey" - the Company's 11(th) annual poll of college applicants and parents - concerns about paying for college run deep and stress about applications is higher than ever....

2014-03-17 23:21:43

Kimberly Dozier, best-selling author of "Breathing the Fire: Fighting to Survive, and Get Back to the Fight," has been named the 2014-15 General Omar N. Bradley Chair in Strategic Leadership. She will teach at Penn State’s Dickinson School of Law and School of International Affairs, Dickinson College, and the U.S. Army War College. University Park, PA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Kimberly Dozier, best-selling author of "Breathing the Fire: Fighting to Survive, and Get Back to...

2014-03-14 16:22:55

Agreement Focuses on Development of Clinical Specimen Repositories, Laboratory Services, and Research. KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MRIGlobal and the University of Maryland School of Medicine today announced an intention to collaborate in the development of clinical specimen repositories, laboratory services for clinical trials, and research opportunities. The work will be performed under the collaboration agreement by MRIGlobal Dx, a division of...

2014-03-13 20:23:38

100 STUDENTS TO PERFORM ON STAGE, IN ORCHESTRA JERSEY CITY, N.J., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing to bring top-notch arts and cultural entertainment to Jersey City and the region, New Jersey City University (NJCU) presents the Tony Award-winning musical "Les Miserables" March 21 - 30. More than 100 students in the Caroline L. Guarini Department of Music, Dance and Theatre will take part in this ambitious production of the theatrical masterpiece, which will be directed...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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