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2014-06-27 12:24:20

Ads Assert School's Appeal, Importance and Success; Enlists Brando Character to Encourage Students to Be a "Contender" BOSTON, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston's Suffolk University will launch its first branding campaign in eight years as it unveils an ambitious series of ads that serve to assert the importance of the institution and the drive of its students. The campaign debuts June 27 with a television commercial, and will be followed by a series of print ads, radio spots and...

2014-06-19 08:29:32

First of four projects chosen to enable development of nano-bio devices for the U.S. Air Force SAN JOSE, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nano-Bio Manufacturing Consortium (NBMC) has selected a proposal by the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, to develop a wearable sensor patch subsystem as its first project in its mission to develop human performance-monitoring electronics. The project has $450,000 in total funding. Fifty percent will come from NBMC's U.S. Air Force...

2014-06-16 23:11:03

Pilot program kicks off in fall 2014. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Fisher College and Life Button 24 are proud to announce today a new partnership aimed at better protecting students both on and off campus. In the wake of the recent tragedies on school campuses nationwide, Fisher College is taking the lead in pro-actively enhancing the safety of its students through a new pilot program with Life Button 24, creators of a revolutionary new phone app that instantly connects students with...

2014-06-12 08:25:07

Submissions Open for New-Media Competition Using LG Ultra HD 4K and OLED TVs as Canvas ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor, producer, director and modern art enthusiast Neil Patrick Harris is teaming up with LG Electronics USA to help recognize some of the nation's top art students through the new media competition: The Art of the Pixel: Powered by LG Ultra HD 4K and OLED TV. Students from nine art schools across the country will be...

2014-06-09 20:21:21

UNITY, Maine, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The environmental college President whose vision helped ignite a growing national divestment movement sees education reform coupled with sustainability science as central to salvaging a livable planet. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140609/116295 In a Yale Environment 360 interview, Unity College President Stephen Mulkey, the climate scientist whose vision helped ignite the divestment movement for fossil fuels investments...

2014-06-02 23:04:00

Graduates of Fairfield University’s School of Engineering have developed a device to help small farms nationwide. Fairfield, Connecticut (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 A group of recent graduates of Fairfield University’s School of Engineering has developed a device to help Stone Gardens Farm in Shelton, Connecticut. ‘SpinLeaf’ - an electric powered greens spinner - was designed and built by the young engineers to help small-scale farming operations like Stone Gardens. One of the farm’s...

2014-06-02 23:01:35

Four-person team wins $10,000 prize for development of smart robotic prosthetic hand; team aims for improved functionality at price point accessible for greater number of amputees. Worcester, Mass. (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 A four-person undergraduate team from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) captured first-place honors at the Third Annual Cornell Cup USA recently at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla., for the development of a smart robotic prosthetic hand. The WPI team was...

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 distracted driving/walking from talking and texting on their phones - was the theme of public relations campaigns presented by students from 13 countries and 6 continents this past weekend at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. Sponsored by AB InBev, the winning group will present their campaign on...

2014-05-30 23:03:13

Following extensive national searches, Fairfield University announces the appointment of Dr. Lynn Babington as Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Wally Halas as Vice President for University Advancement. Fairfield, Connecticut (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Following extensive national searches, Fairfield University announces the appointment of Dr. Lynn Babington as Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Wally Halas as Vice President for University Advancement. Dr. Lynn...

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 at Wellesley College's 136th commencement on Friday, May 30th, beginning at 10:30 a.m. outdoors under the tent on Severance Green, 106 Central Street, Wellesley, Mass. The Commencement activities will include: -- Procession: 9:45 a.m -- Commencement Exercises: 10:30 a.m. -- Susan...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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