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2014-09-23 08:33:30

Handel Architects LLP, Design Architect, and Boston-based Utile, Inc. designed building to align with the urban fabric of the Fenway neighborhood. BOSTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boston Conservatory, the oldest performing arts Conservatory of its kind in the nation, recently opened its new studio building located at 132 Ipswich Street. A collaboration between Handel Architects LLP and Utile, Inc., the team worked to design a ground-up structure to house studio practice...

2014-09-15 08:26:23

Best Value Schools has launched its newest article for ranking the top 25 colleges with high freshman retention rates by their overall return on investment PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a new article, the educational website Best Value Schools has ranked the top 25 colleges with high freshman retention rates that offer students an excellent return on their investment for the greatest value in higher education. "25 Colleges with High Freshman Retention Rates Ranked...

2014-09-12 20:20:29

UNITY, Maine, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A contingent from the first institution of higher education in America to divest from investments in fossil fuels will be noteworthy participants in the largest climate march in history. At the People's Climate March on September 21 in New York City, Unity College faculty, staff and students will share their perspectives, witness their own personal struggles to address global climate change, and provide details about a new path...

2014-09-10 23:03:52

New book calls for overhaul of engineering education Needham, Mass and Douglas, MI (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Our current engineering educational system is broken. As a result, we are not graduating enough or the right kind of engineer innovators needed to solve the complex challenges of the world, from energy production to cyber security. Less than five percent of U.S. undergraduates choose engineering as a degree, and more than 50 percent will leave the major before graduating –...

2014-09-10 23:00:34

Olin College of Engineering Rises to Number Three in U.S. News Rankings Needham, Massachusetts (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 U.S. News & World Report has ranked Olin College of Engineering number three in the nation—a move up one notch from last year's position—among engineering institutions where a bachelor's or master's is the highest degree. The ranking was included in the U.S. News 2015 Best Colleges edition, which was published online September 9. Olin is now widely...

2014-09-09 23:01:14

The University of New England has received an NSF grant to implement a project- and research-oriented curriculum that will involve at least 29 courses and more than 1,600 students. Through the project, UNE undergraduates will work simultaneously on assessing, monitoring and modeling aspects of the Saco River estuary. Students will investigate urban, salt marsh, intertidal and open-water habitats and apply methods of ecology, physiology, molecular biology, botany, zoology, mathematics,...

2014-09-09 08:27:18

New ranking shows which Christian institutions of higher education do the most to enhance student achievement DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Christian higher education resource, Christian Universities Online (http://www.christianuniversitiesonline.org/), has published a ranking of the Top 50 Christian Colleges & Universities Exceeding Expectations. An institution exceeds expectations when its actual graduation rate is greater than its predicted graduation...

2014-08-31 23:04:11

Sports Conflict Institute’s Joshua Gordon and Dr. Ken Pendleton explore the world of NCAA college football with Yale University’s Associate Athletics Director Steve Conn. Discussed in the interview are the types of issues that are unique to college football, and unique features of Yale’s program, as compared to other college football programs. Eugene, OR (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 With the NCAA set to undergo significant change, the Sports Conflict Institute hosted an interview with...

2014-08-27 16:24:32

Center and Berklee provide local students opportunities for music education and college scholarships MIDLAND, Pa., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center's connection with Berklee College of Music is flourishing, as the institutions work together to increase the accessibility of quality music instruction. The Center, as one of only 47 partner sites with the Berklee City Music program, provides direct access to unrivaled higher education and...

2014-08-26 16:27:01

Recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of America's fastest-growing private companies for five consecutive years and awarded at Marcum Tech Top 40 for the third consecutive year. PLAINVILLE, Conn., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EasySeat Tickets, the leading Connecticut ticket reseller announced today that it has earned a place on Inc. magazine's prestigious Inc. 5000 Honor Roll after having been recognized by the publication as one of America's fastest-growing private companies for five...


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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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