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2014-01-15 16:27:15

AUGUSTA, Maine, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, U.S. News & World Reports selected UMA in its national ranking of universities offering top online degree programs. After making U.S. News & World Reports top picks last year with a national ranking of 103(rd) in Best Online Bachelor programs, UMA climbed this year to 61(st) in the nation among the almost 300 schools considered by the magazine. "We are not only pleased to have made U.S....

2014-01-14 08:29:03

LONDON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew (NYSE: SNN; LSE: SN), the global medical technology business, is proud to announce it will co-sponsor the 2014 Massachusetts Medical Device Development (M2D2) Center's New Venture Competition. Designed to showcase innovative ideas coming out of early-stage medical device companies, the nationwide competition will focus on Joint Reconstruction, Sports Medicine, and Trauma. The prizes will total $50,000 of in-kind services including...

2014-01-09 23:01:18

After a national search, the University of New England has appointed James B. Hanley, D.M.D. as the new Dean of the College of Dental Medicine, effective April 1, 2014. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Dr. Hanley has an extensive background in private practice, dental education and administration that positions him to lead University of New England’s newest College, which enrolled its inaugural class in August 2013. This includes a distinguished 34-year career at Tufts...

2014-01-08 12:28:22

HOLLISTON, Mass., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Humans have always organized things. Something in our brains tells us to break information into smaller chunks, making it easier to understand. We separate animals into different species, books into genres and clothing into styles. In this era of endless medical specialization, our aptitude for grouping is more important than ever. For each specialty area, there are thousands of pieces of equipment: it seems as though there's a new device...

2013-12-23 23:23:15

Harvard International will continue to grow Harvard's wealth based on this appointment. Todd Marshall is the perfect fit for this role. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Harvard International has appointed Todd Marshall as Director of research and development in Boca Raton, Fl. His meticulous attention to detail and organizational skills will serve the role well. Jack Anderson has stated, "The future of Harvard International is in good hands and we will see exponential...

2013-12-23 23:22:06

UNE commemorates the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s historic visit to campus in 1964 with a semester-long series of speakers, events and community service in 2014. Biddeford, Maine (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 In May 1964, Rev. Clarence LaPlante O.F.M., was the young president of St. Francis College – what is now University of New England in Biddeford, Maine. As the college’s spiritual and academic leader during a challenging period in our nation’s history, he felt a unique...

Biomechanics Of How Marine Snail Larvae Swim Revealed By New Study
2013-12-19 09:40:11

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Equipped with high-speed, high-resolution video, scientists have discovered important new information on how marine snail larvae swim, a key behavior that determines individual dispersal and, ultimately, survival. Researchers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and Stony Brook University grew Atlantic slipper limpet larvae, which are slightly larger than a grain of sand, and recorded microscopic video of them swimming. In previous...

2013-12-16 23:23:25

Harvard Assets logistically will be in a better position to serve customers' needs and fill orders quickly. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Harvard Assets is pleased to announce that it has moved to the US Steel Tower located at 600 Grant Street in downtown Pittsburgh, PA. Harvard Assets also has a processing center in Deerfield, FL. John Tucker, director of compliance at Harvard Assets has said, "Due to the increase in purchasing volume, this move is just what we...

2013-12-10 23:02:20

Dominko is recognized for her contributions to stem cell biology and regenerative medicine research, and for promoting education in Slovenia and the United States. Worcester, MA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Tanja Dominko, DVM, PhD, associate professor of biology and biotechnology at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), is the 2013 Slovenian Ambassador of Science, a national award given to one Slovenian native each year in recognition of outstanding achievements and global scientific...

2013-12-04 23:25:22

AffordableCollegesOnline.org Ranks Charter Oak Most Affordable Online Degree program in Connecticut New Britain, CT (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Charter Oak State College, (http://www.CharterOak.edu), Connecticut’s public online college, was recently ranked number one in affordability among online degree programs in-state by AffordableCollegesOnline.org (AC Online). Online colleges in Connecticut that win on affordability are listed here: Connecticut's affordable online colleges. Ed...


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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