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2014-07-23 23:21:09

A Respected Scholar, Surgeon, Researcher and Administrator appointed unanimously by the Board of Trustees Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The Howard University Board of Trustees accepted the unanimous recommendation of the Presidential Search Committee and voted to appoint Wayne A. I. Frederick, M.D., MBA, FACS, as the University’s 17th President during a meeting on Monday evening. The Presidential Search Committee, chaired by Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., was comprised of all of the...

2014-07-23 23:15:52

A mobile app created by NJIT students that gives middle and high school basketball teams a searchable database of performance statistics is the winner of the New Jersey Apps Challenge, an innovation contest initiated two years ago by former U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 A mobile app created by NJIT students that gives middle and high school basketball teams a searchable database of performance statistics...

2014-07-18 16:23:15

Dr. Rebecca Craik named dean of Arcadia's College of Health Sciences; Dr. Philip McClure named chair of the University's Department of Physical Therapy GLENSIDE, Pa., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arcadia University has announced that Rebecca Craik, PT, PhD, FAPTA, has been named dean for its College of Health Sciences, and Philip McClure, PT, PhD, FAPTA, has been named chair of its Department of Physical Therapy. The two have a combined total of more than 36 years of...

2014-07-18 16:22:19

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norman W. Kamerow, CLU, ChFC is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Finance as a result of his role as Senior Vice President and Former Chairman and Co-Founder of Capital Financial Group. Capital Financial Group is proud to announce their upcoming 65th year in business in December of 2013. With nearly 65 years of professional experience in finance, Norman specializes in the areas of...

2014-07-16 23:00:36

Endomedix, a start-up company housed at NJIT's business incubator, received a $1.4 million federal grant to develop a spray-on gel that surgeons will use to staunch bleeding during brain surgery. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Endomedix, a start-up company housed at NJIT's business incubator, received a $1.4 million federal grant to develop a spray-on gel that surgeons will use to staunch bleeding during brain surgery. Surgeons can spray the gel onto a surgical site, and the...

2014-07-15 08:28:32

JERSEY CITY, N.J., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Jersey City University (NJCU), Passaic County Community College (PCCC), Essex County College (ECC), and the Jersey City Medical Center (JCMC) have partnered to create an innovative, one-year RN-BSN program with a concurrent 900-hour, nursing residency component. The unique program will expand an ethnically-diverse, competent nursing workforce, increase access to quality health care, and transition ethnically-diverse nurses into...

2014-07-14 23:02:31

Georgia State University is starting four new innovative and interdisciplinary research groups under the fifth round of its Second Century Initiative, aiming to bolster a higher level of research and academic performance. (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Georgia State University is starting four new innovative and interdisciplinary research groups under the fifth round of its Second Century Initiative, aiming to bolster a higher level of research and academic performance. The Second Century...

2014-07-14 08:30:25

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the importance of supporting educational programs focused on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines, AT&T made two contributions totaling $50,000 to support the new Pennsylvania Governor's School for Engineering and Technology (PGSE&T) at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. and the Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Sciences (PGSS) at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa. AT&T...

2014-07-10 23:10:42

Penn State for the first time this summer is hosting a Summer Academy for high school students from across Pennsylvania who are blind or visually impaired. The free program runs from July 13 to August 1. University Park, PA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Imagine venturing across a high-ropes course for the first time, balancing on cables two stories above the ground. Now imagine doing it if you were blind. A high-ropes course is just one of many challenges on tap this summer for students...

2014-07-10 08:32:58

NYU Students and Incubator Entrepreneurs Join NYU Faculty as Instructors and Mentors to Middle and High School Students and Teachers; Professors Open Labs for Real Research NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In Brooklyn, summer vacation may evoke thoughts of Coney Island, but Downtown Brooklyn will be the gathering place for the intellectually curious this summer. In the heart of the Brooklyn Tech Triangle, the New York University School of Engineering will launch an expanded summer...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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