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2014-08-18 08:29:28

BOSTON, August 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gum for oral care and diabetes detecting bees are two of six innovations seeking to disrupt healthcare opportunities for urban slum dwellers After completing a month-long start-up accelerator hosted by Hult International Business School's [http://www.hult.edu ] Boston campus, the six finalist teams vying for the US1M Hult Prize [http://www.hultprizesix.com ] now have one month remaining to refine their pitches before presenting to...

2014-08-14 08:29:53

WORCESTER, Mass., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Central Massachusetts' most celebrated cause-related activity, the UMass Medicine Cancer Walk, will take place on Sunday, September 28, 2014. Now in its 16th year, the UMass Medicine Cancer Walk is expected to attract more than 12,000 individuals, business leaders, employees, community organizations and teams who are raising funds to support cancer research and clinical trials, right at the UMass Medical Cancer Center of Excellence....

2014-08-12 12:23:19

POULTNEY, Vt., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Mountain College continues to attract nationwide attention as one of the top colleges in the country for environmental programming and operations. Sierra magazine, the official magazine of the Sierra Club, announced today that Green Mountain College ranked eighth in the nation in its annual "Cool Schools" survey. Earlier this month, GMC received a perfect green rating of "99" in the 2015 edition of The Princeton Review's...

2014-08-12 08:27:02

WATERVILLE, Maine, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coming off of their best season in ten years, Colby College field hockey is looking to take the next step. And when the Mules take the pitch this fall, they will be stepping onto a brand new playing surface from AstroTurf®, the originators of the synthetic turf industry. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140811/135175 The new pitch at Bill Alfond Field features the AstroTurf 12 product, a premium knitted nylon system engineered...

2014-08-12 08:20:54

New joint research facility to become epicenter of academic and industry collaboration TEWKSBURY, Mass., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the University of Massachusetts Lowell have announced an agreement to establish a joint research facility focused on the advancement of innovative technologies in a collaborative, state-of-the-art institute. Raytheon is committing $3 million with options to $5 million throughout the next 10 years for establishment of...

NSF Invests In Science And Engineering Infrastructure In Six Jurisdictions Across The Nation
2014-08-07 03:26:08

National Science Foundation Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, and the U.S. Virgin Islands will each receive $20 million for strategically aligned innovative research Six jurisdictions have received Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) Track-1 awards from the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR). The $20 million awards will bolster science and engineering academic research infrastructure in...

2014-08-05 23:01:10

A $20 million National Science Foundation EPSCoR grant will establish a Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network (SEANET) program in Maine. The multi-institutional, public-private partnership led by UMaine, in collaboration with the University of New England and other institutions in Maine, will use the state's 3,500-mile coastline as a living laboratory to study physical oceanography, biophysical, biogeochemical, socioeconomic and policy interactions that have local, bioregional,...

2014-08-05 12:36:44

Radically simple media management solution (IBC booth 7.D07) is key to online course development BOSTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With its unique mission to reflect the state of the art of music and the music business, Boston-based Berklee College of Music has gained a world-wide reputation for studies in jazz, rock, electric guitar, film scoring, songwriting, turntables, electronic production, and more than a dozen other genres and fields of study. Yet the college is...

2014-07-31 23:19:42

The Husson University School of Nursing received a grant of over $753,000 as part of the Advanced Nursing Education (ANE) program available through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The grant will help support a course designed to increase understanding and communication between aspiring healthcare professionals in different disciplines as well as a state-wide consortium on interprofessional education. Bangor, Maine (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The Husson University School of...

2014-07-28 20:22:53

New college ranking by Money Magazine rates Babson the No. 1 college in the country WELLESLEY, Mass., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Money magazine has named Babson the No. 1 college in America on its new list of Best Colleges, "a new approach to ranking colleges that uses unique measures of educational quality, affordability, and career outcomes to help families find the right school at the right price." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140728/130692 According to Money,...


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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