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2013-08-08 23:18:20

Sarang-Sieminski will continue to focus on strengthening the pedagogical aspects of SCOPE to make it a culminating experience that integrates the Olin curriculum. (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Alisha Sarang-Sieminski, associate professor of bioengineering at Olin College of Engineering, has been named director of the college’s Senior Capstone Program in Engineering (SCOPE). Prior to the appointment, Sarang-Sieminski served as a faculty advisor and, from 2011, as assistant director of the...

2013-08-07 23:19:31

The Princeton Review praises the Needham engineering school for its real-world approach to engineering education focusing on hands-on, project-based learning, and close relations among peers and professors. Needham, Mass (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 The Princeton Review has named Olin College of Engineering one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education. The education services company features Olin in the new 2014 edition of its annual college guide, “The Best 378...

2013-07-30 23:04:25

Global pioneer of biotechnology education, research and workforce development programs to lead the BETC. Worcester, MA (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Worcester Polytechnic Institute today named Kamal A. Rashid, PhD, as director of the university’s Biomanufacturing Education and Training Center (BETC). An internationally recognized leader in biotechnology education, research and workforce development programs, he will also hold research professorships in the departments of Chemical Engineering,...

2013-07-25 23:16:56

The MBA in Music Business is built around a traditional MBA curriculum complemented by business courses that are specific to the music industry. Manchester, NH (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Southern New Hampshire University’s College of Online and Continuing Education will offer the nation’s first fully online MBA in Music Business in conjunction with Berklee Online, Berklee College of Music’s award-winning online extension school. The MBA in Music Business, created in partnership with...

2013-07-25 23:01:00

Kevin Lawlor, a senior executive with decades of experience, will return to his alma mater as Executive Vice President of Fairfield University. FAIRFIELD, Conn. (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Fairfield University alumnus Kevin Lawlor, a senior executive with decades of experience, will return to his alma mater as Executive Vice President. University President Jeffrey P. von Arx, S.J., announced the appointment yesterday following a national search to fill the post. Lawlor, a 1979 graduate of the...

2013-07-18 23:21:59

In an exercise last month called the Leadership Summit 36 graduate students from Norwich University’s online College of Graduate and Continuing Studies spent six hours working on tough leadership challenges with representatives from a variety of organizations. NORTHFIELD, Vt. (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Cybersecurity, recruitment and retention, transparency and the clash of old and new cultures: these are problems organizations everywhere face. How can students from a wide swath of...

2013-07-12 23:01:31

Southern New Hampshire University connects with students nationwide through a summer-long initiative to foster and recognize student success. Manchester, NH (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Southern New Hampshire University will embark on an unprecedented cross-country journey to celebrate student success. Traveling across the United States in an SNHU.edu bus throughout July and August, the university will meet some of the 20,000 students currently studying online and many alumni. Faculty, advisors...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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