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2013-06-11 23:04:24

Will study food security, sustainability, and social justice in the Netherlands; Business Professor Steven Taylor will spend a month in New Zealand as a Fulbright Specialist Worcester, MA (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Michael Elmes, a professor in WPI's School of Business, has been awarded a grant through the Fulbright Scholars Program to lecture and conduct pioneering research on food security, sustainability, and social justice in the Netherlands during the 2013-14 academic year. This is the...

2013-06-06 23:30:28

Second Annual Event to Feature Dozens of Hands-On Space and Technological Exhibits Worcester, MA (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is once again bringing the future to life this weekend, and New England´s families can join in the fun. TouchTomorrow, now in its second year, is a free event held on the WPI campus composed of hands-on exhibits and activities focused on our scientific and technological future. The activities and exhibits are designed to be enjoyed...

2013-06-06 23:29:25

The University of New England has announced the award of a two-year, $200,000 grant by the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations in recognition of the University´s efforts to cultivate a caring interprofessional health work force. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 The University of New England has announced the award of a two-year, $200,000 grant by the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations in recognition of the University´s efforts to cultivate a caring interprofessional health work...

2013-06-03 23:03:28

Eleven teams to vie for $1.5 million prize; WPI to serve as host site for second year. Worcester, MA (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 From June 5-7 on the campus of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), 11 teams of citizen inventors from across the country will once again compete for a purse of $1.5 million. The challenge: Design and develop the next generation of robots to explore the landscapes of other worlds. Last year, WPI was the first university selected as host and manager — officially...

2013-05-31 23:22:31

Maine´s largest and longest-running educational event for professionals involved in improving the lives of Maine´s elder residents takes place June 13-14, 2013 at the Harborside Hotel and Marina in Bar Harbor, Maine. Co-hosted by the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine Department of Geriatric Medicine and the Maine Gerontological Society, the meeting gathers health professionals and para-professionals, geriatrics administrators, social workers, care givers,...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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