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2014-06-20 12:25:37

First in New York to be Designated an NSA Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations BROOKLYN, N.Y., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Security Agency and the United States Cyber Command have named the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations, the first in New York earning the designation and one of only a handful in the country to earn all three Center of Excellence designations from NSA....

2014-06-19 23:14:56

Students and faculty of The University of Scranton’s Master of Health Administration program returned from a 10-day study abroad program to eastern Europe on May 27, 2014. The trip, an optional travel component of the Global Health Management (HAD 517) course in the program, is designed to offer students the unique opportunity to immerse themselves into global healthcare systems and international economies. Scranton, PA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Student and faculty of The University of...

2014-06-18 23:03:04

MyWay Mobile Storage provides donated portable storage units to Special Olympics of Maryland’s Summer Olympic Games for the sixth consecutive year. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Special Olympics Maryland held their annual Summer Games on the campus of Towson University on June 6-8, 2014. The Summer Games took place at various locations throughout Towson University’s campus, as well as Cockeysville Middle School and UMBC. Towson University has hosted the Summer Games for...

2014-06-17 23:11:43

Graduates meet hiring demands in the region for qualified nurses. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Pittsburgh Technical Institute has announced that the Board of Commissioners for the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) recently granted initial accreditation of the college's Practical Nursing program. A site visit was conducted this spring by a team comprised of peer leaders in nursing education to evaluate the program's mission, administrative capacity,...

2014-06-17 23:00:25

The University of the Virgin Islands School of Business received initial accreditation status. U.S. Virgin Islands (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The University of the Virgin Islands School of Business received initial accreditation status in May from the Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Board of Commissioners of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). “The University of the Virgin Islands has shown their commitment to teaching excellence and to the process of quality...

2014-06-17 20:21:12

ALBANY, N.Y., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Through a new National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, University at Albany atmospheric scientist Aiguo Dai is studying more than a century of climate simulations in order to differentiate natural from man-induced forces affecting global drought and precipitation. The study's results will help interpret recent extreme climate events, such as recent years' droughts and heat waves in the Southwest U.S., and could reveal critical...

2014-06-16 08:29:41

'Fidget Widgets' Project Looks for New Ways that Seemingly Mindless Interactions Can Increase Productivity, Enhance Creativity, and Lessen Stress NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering's Game Innovation Lab know that doodling, fiddling, and fidgeting are anything but trivial. The fascinating and powerful interrelation of bodily movement, cognition, and emotional state has been amply demonstrated, and...

2014-06-12 23:06:18

A biotech startup focused on low-cost treatments for infectious diseases and cancer patients and a marketing strategy firm have joined the community of early-stage companies at the University City Science Center in Philadelphia. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 A biotech startup focused on low-cost treatments for infectious diseases and cancer patients and a marketing strategy firm have joined the community of early-stage companies at the University City Science Center in...

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...


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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
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