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2014-05-07 08:30:21

New Academic Division to Offer Complementary Degree Programs BOSTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boston Conservatory is announcing the establishment of its Conservatory College, a new academic division offering degree programs complementary to its core performance disciplines of music, dance and musical theater. The Conservatory College addresses new but related areas of student interest, including contemporary theater, multidisciplinary stage management and music education...

2014-05-06 08:26:27

Solar Developer Announces Projects at Stonehill College and Western University of Health Sciences PAOLI, Pa., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Energy Partners, LLC today announced two solar projects on opposite coasts that will generate renewable energy for Stonehill College in Easton, Mass., and Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, Calif. Green Energy Partners determined the best approaches to complete the systems without requiring up-front capital investment. The...

2014-05-05 23:05:23

Southern New Hampshire University celebrates 30 graduates of new nursing program. Manchester, NH (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Southern New Hampshire University is proud to honor its first class of graduating nurses during National Nursing Week. On May 9, SNHU Nursing Department faculty and staff will celebrate 30 baccalaureate nursing graduates at the university’s first Nursing Pinning Ceremony. Surrounded by their family and friends, each nursing student will receive a SNHU nurse’s pin,...

2014-04-28 20:24:00

HigherMe helps retail stores select the right employees for the job WELLESLEY, Mass., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HigherMe, a Babson tech startup that makes it easier for retail employers to hire qualified workers, took home the $15,000 first prize in Startup Rounds business contest held recently through the Babson Entrepreneurship Club (BEC). Founded by Babson Graduate students Rob Hunter and Evan Lodge, HigherMe is a website and mobile application that gives...

2014-04-25 16:21:24

WELLESLEY, Mass., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Babson College is one of the 332 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company profiled Babson in the fifth annual edition of its free downloadable book, "The Princeton Review's Guide to 332 Green Colleges." In the guide's profile on Babson, The Princeton Review stated that "Babson considers sustainability not only desirable but an...

2014-04-24 16:33:13

WELLESLEY, Mass., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Babson's Tom Davenport has been recognized as one of the "21 Thought-Leader Professors in Data Science" by the website Master's in Data Science. He is the President's Distinguished Information Technology & Management professor at Babson College. The list features top influential educational leaders in the data science industry who have made significant contributions to the field through outreach and education....

2014-04-23 23:04:26

US Ambassador to Morocco Dwight L. Bush, Sr. and Maine Governor Paul LePage attended the dedication ceremony at UNE's new Tangier Campus. The campus reflects UNE’s commitment to advance the internationalization of higher education and create truly global citizens, and is the only American higher education institution in Morocco. Tangier, Morocco (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The University of New England (UNE) celebrated its new campus in Tangier, Morocco, during a dedication ceremony...

2014-04-14 23:04:05

Developer of the popular fitness application is also part of a WPI research team working on a smartwatch application that will improve care for patients with severe diabetes. Worcester, Mass. (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 It knows when you're sleeping. It knows when you're awake—and when you're sitting, walking, or running. Called On11, a new fitness and activity tracker available for the Pebble smart watch is currently its 7th most popular watch-face application for the device,...

2014-04-14 23:00:50

WTS International, the association for the professional advancement of women in transportation, has announced the selection of the winners of its seven scholarships for 2014. Each of the winners will be recognized at an awards banquet on May 15 during the 2014 WTS Annual Conference in Portland, Oregon. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 WTS International, the association for the professional advancement of women in transportation, has announced the selection of the winners of its seven...

2014-04-10 23:31:27

Mountainside Treatment Center is looking forward to Thomas A. Ahern openly discussing the challenges he faced as an adopted child and the common characteristics clinicians need to be sensitive to when treating adopted teens and adults who are suffering from issues like unresolved grief and loss. Fairfield University, CT (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 On April 11, 2014, Thomas A. Ahern, MA (aka Stephron Roberto MacCarthy) will be the featured speaker at the What's New With You? professional...


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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