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2012-08-22 06:27:25

NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) and NYU Professor Theodore (Ted) S. Rappaport, a leading researcher in wireless communication engineering, has been chosen the 2012 recipient of the IEEE William E. Sayle Award for Achievement in Education by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Education Society. The prestigious award is presented annually to an IEEE Education Society member who has made significant...

2012-08-22 06:21:18

POULTNEY, Vt., Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Mountain College is seeing an increase in new student enrollment this fall. GMC President Paul J. Fonteyn believes he knows why. "We set the pace for the sustainability movement in higher education and we are not going to slow this down. Students are more and more attracted to our career-driven degree programs. These programs go way beyond the traditional classroom, so that graduates are equipped to pursue a life worth living in...

2012-08-20 23:00:37

Apple Crushes Field for Earning Highest Return and Producing Economic Profit According to SCCO International and Pepperdine University´s Graziadio School of Business and Management. Chevron, Intel, Google and Oracle Round Out Top Five Value Creators. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2012 Today, SCCO International and Pepperdine University´s Graziadio School of Business and Management released the 2012 CEO Performance 125, which ranks CEO performance of Northern California´s...

2012-08-20 06:29:58

Program is Groundbreaking ST. LOUIS, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology at Webster University has established a new undergraduate degree in mobile computing. Students who choose the new 48-credit-hour B.S. degree in Mobile Computing are focused on applying their technical skills to design, create and test mobile applications. They will learn programming skills necessary to become proficient in developing mobile...

2012-08-20 06:29:01

DALLAS, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fountain Residential Partners has broken ground on its second project near Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. Expanding on the success of The Vue on University, which is 100% leased for this fall, LoftVue will be the most luxurious and highly amenitized property in the market. In keeping with the boutique, exclusive feel at The Vue, LoftVue will consist of only 77 units totaling 147 bedrooms in 1BR, 2BR, 3BR, 4BR and select 5BR...

2012-08-20 06:25:37

NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a survey by The Princeton Review that asked 122,000 students at 377 top colleges to rate their schools on dozens of topics and report on their opinions and campus experiences at them, the best professors are at Sarah Lawrence College (NY). The college at which students are happiest with their financial aid is Princeton University (NJ). However, the college at which students report the highest overall satisfaction with their school choice is...

2012-08-20 02:29:38

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bausch & Lomb Incorporated ("Bausch + Lomb") announced today the final results of its previously announced tender offer (the "tender offer") to purchase for cash up to $300 million of its outstanding 9 7/8 percent Senior Notes due 2015 (CUSIP Nos. 071707AN3, U07190AA6 and 071707AP8) (the "senior notes"). As of the previously announced "expiration date" of 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on August 17, 2012, according to Global Bondholder...

2012-08-17 10:21:13

New visual identity and brand language position the University for its next 150 years DENVER, Aug. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Denver today officially unveiled a new visual identity and brand- positioning statement. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120817/DC59315LOGO) The new brand is designed to honor the University's long history of educating creative and independent thinkers, and brings to life the University's vision statement--to be a great...

2012-08-16 06:22:53

MEADVILLE, Pa., Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Allegheny College, one of the nation's oldest liberal arts colleges, announced today that it is accepting nominations for the 2013 'Allegheny College Prize for Civility in Public Life.' Political commentators Mark Shields and David Brooks were presented with the inaugural award earlier this year at a ceremony at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. In its second year, the Civility Prize again will honor individuals who are passionate...

2012-08-14 10:28:02

"Don't Forget Ed" Movement Calls Attention to the Need for Candidates To Put a Greater Emphasis on Education During the 2012 Campaign NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Don't Forget Ed will place a visually compelling installation of stacks of $100 "bills," representing the $1.5 billion that would be added to the economy each year if the dropout rate was reduced by just 1 percent. WHY: With America's economic competitiveness at stake,...


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2010-10-29 20:38:34

Jack Swigert was a NASA astronaut and one of only 24 people to have flown to the Moon. He was born as John Leonard 'Jack' Swigert, Jr. on August 30, 1931 in Denver, Colorado. He attended the Blessed Sacrament School, Regis Jesuit High School, and East High School to complete his primary education. He then went to the University of Colorado at Boulder and played varsity football. He received a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering, and then went on to earn a master of science...

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