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2011-02-28 13:29:00

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearson VUE, the computer-based testing business of Pearson, announced today that NCEES has chosen Pearson VUE for computer-based delivery of its FE and FS exams. The first CBT exams will likely be released in mid-2013 and delivered through Pearson VUE's owned-and-operated network of Pearson Professional Centers and other select locations as determined by NCEES. The FE and FS exams are the first step in the process of becoming a licensed...

2008-08-17 18:00:47

By MARK WILSON Courier & Press staff writer 464-7417 or wilsonm@courierpress.com All 12 of the University of Evansville civil engineering students who graduated last spring passed the grueling eight-hour exam necessary to begin their careers, a first for the school. The exam is the first step for many who wish to pursue a career in the field after graduation, said Brian Swenty, chair of UE's civil engineering department. "That is hard to achieve, even if you are a Purdue or an...

2007-01-28 03:00:30

By Cobb, James T Jr; Patterson, Gary K; Wickramasinghe, S Ranil Diversification, globalization, emerging technologies...Times have certainly changed for chemical engineers. But, has the undergraduate chemical engineering curriculum kept pace? The chemical engineering undergraduate curriculum, set by professors, not only provides students the traditional concepts and techniques for their practice, but also conveys their teachers' best insights into the new concepts and techniques that they...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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