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2014-06-02 08:37:37

Have smart phones made us less smart? BOSTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The rising use of digital technology and the dangerous behavioral patterns that have emerged - including

2014-05-30 23:03:13

Following extensive national searches, Fairfield University announces the appointment of Dr.

2014-05-29 12:26:29

WELLESLEY, Mass., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BlackRock founding director Susan Wagner, whose 1982 Wellesley graduation speaker was the late Maya Angelou, will bring the poet's remarks full circle

2014-05-27 23:04:49

Southern New Hampshire University’s inaugural Nursing Pinning Ceremony was held May 9 (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Southern New Hampshire University’s Department

2014-05-26 23:01:29

The 2014 Evening of Fine Wines raised over $280,000 for scholarships, arts programs and student life at Manchester Community College with support from East Hartford IT provider Kelser Corporation.

2014-05-21 08:29:24

Opening heralds Broad's second decade and commitment to Kendall Square CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard today celebrates the opening

2014-05-20 16:28:05

POULTNEY, Vt., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Mountain College further advanced its reputation as a sustainability pioneer in higher education by graduating the nation's first

2014-05-15 08:34:17

BOSTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two Bunker Hill Community College students will participate in the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)

2014-05-14 16:25:35

Final Four appearance caps off a winning season for young varsity team. SPRINGFIELD, Mass., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A young but confident American International College (AIC)

2014-05-13 23:01:16

The Connecticut Health Council, a strategic initiative of the MetroHartford Alliance, is pleased to announce the appointment of Amy Hewitt Cunningham as its first executive director.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.