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2014-03-06 23:04:08

Part of the award will fund research aimed at developing new magnesium alloys that do not require expensive and scarce rare earth elements. Worcester, Mass. (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is the lead institution on a $7.4 million, multi-university award from the U.S. Army that will support the development of new metallurgical methods and new lightweight alloys that will help the military build more effective and durable vehicles and systems. The technologies...

2014-03-03 16:22:30

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) today announced a $1 million contribution to support student scholarships for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) majors at Johnson C. Smith University. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The scholarship funds will be added to an existing Duke Energy scholarship endowment fund. The new investment will allow the university to award up to 25 scholarships each year to...

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2014-02-28 08:51:09

University of Massachusetts at Amherst Scoffing at or cutting funds for basic biological research on unusual animal adaptations from Gila monster venom to snail sex, though politically appealing to some, is short-sighted and only makes it more likely that important economic and social benefits will be missed in the long run, say a group of evolutionary biologists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Writing in a recent issue of BioScience, researchers Patricia Brennan, Duncan...

2014-02-26 23:02:18

The award by the American Academy for Pain Medicine recognizes UNE Professor Edward Bilsky's work on the neuroscience of pain, and his advocacy for individuals suffering from acute and chronic pain. Biddeford, ME (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Edward Bilsky, Ph.D., University of New England vice president for research and scholarship, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Patient Advocacy Award by the American Academy for Pain Medicine (AAPM). The award will be presented March 8th...

2014-02-25 23:03:15

To be announced by the White House today, the $148 million American Lightweight and Modern Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute will play a key role in helping revitalize the nation's manufacturing capabilities and competitiveness. (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 The Metal Processing Institute (MPI) at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is one of four core academic facilities for the American Lightweight and Modern Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute (LM3I), a new $148...

2014-02-24 12:23:12

Theme for film series presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology BOSTON and NEWTON, Mass., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Fourth Annual Hollywood Scriptures Film Series, a collaboration of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), and the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP), will take place March 5-9, 2014 at the MFA in Alfond Auditorium. The series was created to demonstrate how cinema can enhance...

2014-02-12 23:27:14

Education and community leaders in Manchester, NH announced today the opening of the Technology and Innovation Academy at SEE, a new private/public educational opportunity for students that will revolutionize how they learn about technology and STEM disciplines. Manchester, New Hampshire (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Education and community leaders in Manchester, NH announced today the opening of the Technology and Innovation Academy at SEE, a new private/public educational opportunity for...

2014-02-11 08:39:24

Firm Includes All-Star Line Up Of Top New England Operators BOSTON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data Point Capital, a venture capital firm focused on companies that can be leveraged and scaled on the internet, today announced the addition of Len Schlesinger as a Special Advisor to the organization. Dr. Schlesinger currently serves as a Baker Foundation Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, and previously served as the President of Babson College....

2014-02-05 20:23:46

BOSTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bunker Hill Community College President Pam Y. Eddinger described the increasingly critical role played by community colleges today on WBUR's National Public Radio program On Point with host Tom Ashbrook. Noting that half of today's undergraduates are now enrolled in the nation's community colleges, Eddinger said community colleges have become "the anchor of the future." Community college presidents from California and Texas also took...

2014-01-30 23:30:13

Husson University announced today that it will showcase its new Southern Maine campus at a grand opening ceremony on Tuesday, February 4 at 12:00 p.m. The event, featuring a ribbon cutting, will celebrate the variety of advanced educational opportunities now available to Southern Maine area students and employers through this respected institution of higher learning. Bangor, Maine (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Husson University announced today that it will showcase its new Southern Maine...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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