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2014-03-25 04:20:26

Startup Packback's rental service provides bold, affordable eTextbook option CHICAGO and PASADENA, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today's students face many financial barriers to success in higher education- skyrocketing tuition, inflated textbook costs, and debilitating student debt to name a few. Two tenacious entrepreneurs, Mike Shannon and Kasey Gandham, have developed an ingenious way of addressing these problems. Packback recently took their startup...

2014-01-16 08:29:07

Facing Classroom Bottlenecks that Limit Access, California College Students Share Experiences, Unmet Needs for Online Learning with Officials and Policy Makers at Conference LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Can online environments in higher education help us better serve students? Are the online courses of today working for students? To answer these questions, the 20 Million Minds Foundation will host the EVOLVE California Higher Education conference on Friday,...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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