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2014-06-11 23:00:20

Amanie Riley, who is a senior at Mercy College and is pursuing a degree in psychology and education, won the Lighthouse International Scholarship award for $10,000. The award is given to 7 students each year who are blind or visually impaired. Dobbs Ferry, NY (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Mercy College Senior Amanie Riley has been awarded the Lighthouse International Scholarship. The Lighthouse International Scholarship recognizes the outstanding students who have overcome the challenges of...

2014-06-09 00:21:12

CMU Alumni Tony Winners Now Number 32; School to Partner with Tonys on 2015 Educator Honor NEW YORK, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University alumna Jamie deRoy (A'67) received a Tony Award on Sunday night at Radio City Music Hall, increasing the number of Carnegie Mellon alumni who have received Tonys to 32. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020422/CMULOGO Celebrating its centennial in 2014, CMU's School of Drama is the oldest drama degree-granting program in...

2014-06-05 23:04:21

For almost 30 years, Chuck Massey has been a liaison between Houghton College and the city of Buffalo, N.Y., at the forefront of the movement to help revitalize both the East and West sides of Buffalo. Houghton, NY (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 On Thursday, May 29, more than 100 people gathered at the Asbury Hall reception room to pay tribute and to honor Charles “Chuck” Massey for his 38 year career as a teacher, administrator, and coordinator for Houghton College’s Office of Urban...

2014-06-05 12:36:29

12 Faculty Research Projects from Seven Universities to Study the Impact and Effectiveness of Online Learning DALLAS, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Academic Partnerships (AP), one of the world's largest representatives of online learning, today announced that it has awarded 12 grants to researchers from seven universities to study the impact and effectiveness of online learning. These grants are part of AP's commitment to supporting the research conducted by partner university faculty members...

2014-06-04 12:30:24

NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A unique collaboration between New York University's Global Institute of Public Health (NYU GIPH) and the global health and human rights organization HealthRight International, Inc. was announced today by Robert Berne, New York University executive vice president for health, Dr. Cheryl Healton, dean of Global Public Health and director of NYU GIPH, and Dr. Peter Navario, HealthRight executive director. Together, NYU GIPH and...

2014-06-03 12:34:29

Robert W. Bogle of Philadelphia Tribune to talk about 'Key to Learning' and key to success CAMP HILL, Pa., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert W. Bogle, chairman, president and chief executive officer of the Philadelphia Tribune, will deliver the luncheon keynote address on Wednesday, June 11, at the second annual Pennsylvania Education Summit sponsored by the new Pennsylvania Business Education Partnership at the Radisson Penn Harris Hotel here. Bogle, president of the...

2014-06-02 23:04:13

The American Academy of Arts & Sciences has announced its 2014 class of new members New York, NY (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 The American Academy of Arts & Sciences has announced its 2014 class of new members. Included among the list are leaders in the sciences, social sciences, humanities, arts, business, public affairs, and the nonprofit sector is Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai’s Peter Palese, PhD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Microbiology. The American Academy...

2014-06-02 16:23:43

BALTIMORE, Md., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Agriculture Law Education Initiative has recently launched an Infoline phone number for the agricultural community to call. The Infoline phone number directs callers to legal information resources related to their agricultural operation. The Infoline, (410) 706-7377, is answered by staff at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. "A central goal of the Initiative is to assist in the preservation of...

2014-05-28 23:00:28

Higher education offers opportunities for people of all ages. Whether you are just starting college for the first time, resuming your studies, or preparing for a new career, a college degree will help you reach your goal. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Sometimes college is not always an option or the answer for many 18-year olds as they finish high school. Many turn to the armed services, continue with a part-time job that has full-time or advancement opportunities, or step into...

2014-05-27 23:12:11

BioConference Live Clinical Diagnostics & Research will broadcast live May 28-30, 2014. Yorba Linda, CA (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 BioConference Live Clinical Diagnostics virtual conference will bring together experts from all around the world to present their newest findings and allow participants to benefit from interacting with a global community. Speakers at the conference include Roche Diagnostics, Siemens Healthcare, Boston University, Harvard Medical School, Thermo Fisher, AACC,...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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