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2014-05-20 08:39:28

PHILADELPHIA, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The online guide to Best Value Schools has just launched a new article that showcases 25 affordable liberal arts colleges. "Top 25 Liberal Arts Colleges With the Best Return on Investment" puts the spotlight on highly-rated liberal arts degree programs in the U.S. with great 30-year ROI. The purpose of the article is to help users compare top liberal arts undergraduate programs and save on tuition costs. Best Value Schools began its...

2013-11-10 23:00:26

Warns Higher Education Consortium of “The Specter of Failure”; Calls for Redesign of Environmental Education Pleasantville, NY (PRWEB) November 10, 2013 In a speech marked by pointed criticism of American environmentalism, James Gustave “Gus” Speth told regional colleges this weekend, “It’s time for a new environmentalism” and for “going back to the ideas of the 1960s and early 1970s, rediscovering their more radical roots, and stepping outside the system in order to...

2013-10-02 23:31:10

Moran will work closely with Founder and CEO Gerald Chertavian; role of President created to lead and manage Year Up’s continued growth and guide the organization to performance excellence Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Year Up announced today the appointment of Garrett Moran in the newly created position of President, effective October 28th. As President, Moran will report to Year Up’s Founder and CEO, Gerald Chertavian and will be directly accountable for all elements of Year...

2012-01-04 11:00:00

Middlebury College Energy-Efficient Self-Reliance House, Fourth Place Winner in DOE Solar Decathlon, Allows Student Residents to Monitor Indoor Air Quality, Adjust Ventilation for Optimum Energy Usage Warren, New Jersey (PRWEB) January 04, 2012 AppliedSensor, a designer and manufacturer of chemical sensor components, announced today that its iAQ-engine intelligent Indoor Air Quality Module is installed in Middlebury College´s Self-Reliance solar-powered house to provide real-time...

2011-06-30 08:00:00

SATELLITE BEACH, Fla., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Four U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 entrants announced today that they will rely on lighting solutions offered by Lighting Science Group (OTCBB: LSCG), one of America's premier LED lighting companies and an industry leader in ENERGY STAR qualified bulbs, as they prepare to submit their solar home prototypes for final testing and judgment this fall. Grasping that the ultimate Solar Decathlon champion will not only...

2011-06-27 09:16:00

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. and HERNDON, Va., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, and Middlebury Interactive Languages today announced the addition of five new languages to Powerspeak Languages, an online language-learning product. The new languages are: English as a Second Language (ESL) for Mandarin speakers, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Korean. With these additions,...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.