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2014-08-12 08:27:02

WATERVILLE, Maine, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coming off of their best season in ten years, Colby College field hockey is looking to take the next step. And when the Mules take the pitch this fall, they will be stepping onto a brand new playing surface from AstroTurf®, the originators of the synthetic turf industry. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140811/135175 The new pitch at Bill Alfond Field features the AstroTurf 12 product, a premium knitted nylon system engineered...

2013-05-28 23:26:09

A recent Tufts University study showed Food for the Hungry´s child health and nutrition work in Bolivia is impacting lives years after the program´s conclusion. Phoenix, Ariz. (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 A recent Tufts University study showed Food for the Hungry´s (FH) child health and nutrition work in Bolivia is impacting lives, years after the program´s conclusion. Stunting among children in Potosi and Cochabamba areas of Bolivia decreased 25 percent during the life of this...

2011-08-10 20:47:16

Pilot study's results published in veterinary school white paper Second graders who read aloud to a canine over the summer seem to maintain their reading skills during the dog days of summer, according to a pilot study published today by the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. In the study, published in a whitepaper on the school's website, second-grade students with a range of reading aptitudes and attitudes toward reading were paired with dogs"”or...

2011-05-26 06:00:00

WATERTOWN, Mass., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tufts Health Plan recently received two Web Health Awards, which honor the nation's best electronic health programs and web-based tools for consumers. KeepingYouHealthy.com was awarded Gold recognition in the Social Network category and Merit recognition in the Microsite category. KeepingYouHealthy.com is a website offering Massachusetts and Rhode Island residents an array of resources for healthy living. In addition to highlighting local...

2011-05-13 07:00:00

MIDDLEBURY, Vt., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Middlebury-Monterey Language Academy (MMLA) in partnership with Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I., will soon open its new Italian Academy, a full immersion Italian residency program for middle and high school students this summer. The program, taking place this summer from June 26 to July 23, will offer a unique study abroad alternative for students interested in learning more about the Italian language and culture in an engaging...

2010-11-19 07:00:00

BOSTON, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- At the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) 2010 Conference, Middlebury Interactive Languages (MIL), an academic leader in world language instruction for K-12 students, unveiled MiddWorld Online, a first-of-its-kind virtual academy for world language learning. Sharing Middlebury College's world language expertise in an online delivery system, MiddWorld Online boasts an immersion methodology, utilizing the most authentic world...

2010-10-12 14:59:00

BOSTON, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eileen T. Kennedy, DSc, Dean of the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University announced today that the school has been awarded two grants totaling $15 million by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The USAID "Leader with Associates (LWA) Award" was granted to the school to serve as the Management Entity for a new Nutrition Collaborative Research Support Program (CRSP) in Africa and Asia. This...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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