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2011-01-28 09:44:00

MIAMI, Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, in its 104 year history, has honored accomplished leaders in the South Florida business community for the past 30 years. Some of the names, stalwarts in the community, include Hank Meyer, who was known as bringing President John Kennedy and Arthur Godfrey to Miami thereby launching the great tourism business for Miami; Alvah Chapman Jr., owner of Knight Ridder and founder of "We Will Rebuild" following devastating...

2009-06-02 09:30:00

MIAMI, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Green Family Foundation (GFF), a private, non-profit organization that supports social programs dedicated to improving community health and elevating universal socio-economic conditions, announced today a $10 million gift, including state match, to fund a community medicine program that is the cornerstone of Florida International University's College of Medicine. The gift is among the ten biggest ever made to FIU and is eligible for matching funds through...

2008-02-12 12:00:37

Saturday, February 9, 2008, marked a significant milestone in the history of Florida International University's College of Business Administration as it celebrated the opening of its new business building complex at University Park with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house. "We now have a beautiful, state-of-the-art business building complex that can serve as a home not only for our current students, faculty, and staff, but also for our 25,000+ alumni and friends throughout South...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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