Latest National Merit Scholarship Program Stories

2011-08-16 13:33:11

As an individual's level of vitamin D increases, the risk of nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) seems to increase as well, although factors such as ultraviolet (UV) radiation exposure may complicate the relationship.

2009-10-26 22:53:59

Findings from a new retrospective cohort study presented at the American College of Gastroenterology's 74th Annual Scientific meeting in San Diego indicate that patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), especially those receiving the thiopurine class of medications to treat IBD, may be at risk for developing non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC).

2009-10-23 12:32:00

ISELIN, N.J., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Siemens Foundation announced the Semifinalists and Regional Finalists of the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, revealing the brightest high school minds in contention for the nation's most coveted teen science prize.

2009-09-09 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- For high school students, this fall will mark the beginning of the extensive college admissions process.

2009-06-09 10:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced today that seven Bay Area students have been selected for National Merit Lockheed Martin Academic Scholarships. The students receiving the scholarships are: Emily Lomax of Wilcox High School in Santa Clara, daughter of employees Curtis and Piper Lomax.

2009-04-23 07:00:00

Partnership With National Merit Scholarship Corporation Reflects CACI Employee Focus, Emphasis on Education ARLINGTON, Va., April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CACI International Inc (NYSE: CAI) today announced the 2009 recipients of its CACI Scholarship Program, implemented in partnership with the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC).

2008-08-22 00:00:30

The Utility Wind Integration Group (UWIG) announced today that it will establish a scholarship program for students working toward careers in the electric power and wind industries, as well as provide financial assistance to students interested in attending UWIG events.

2008-07-23 00:00:40

Sarah Longfield, who graduated from Hempstead High School in May, was recently rewarded by the National Merit Scholarship Program for her academic achievements. She joined five other area high school graduates who were named National Merit Scholars in late May.

2008-04-12 21:00:16

By Staci Hupp, The Dallas Morning News Apr. 12--Sam Smith is going to Baylor University for free, and he thanks his high school for it. L.D. Bell High School in Hurst singled out Mr. Smith as a sophomore for his promising score on the Preliminary SAT college entrance exam.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.