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Natural-Terrain Schoolyards Reduce Children's Stress, Says Colorado University-Boulder Study

Elizabeth Lock, University of Colorado at Boulder Playing in schoolyards that feature natural habitats and trees and not just asphalt and recreation equipment reduces children's stress and inattention, according to a University of Colorado...

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2014-07-23 23:10:56

Northcentral University (NCU), a global online graduate school, announced today Peter Bemski, Ph.D. has been appointed as Dean of the University’s School of Business and Technology Management. SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Northcentral University (NCU), a global online graduate school, announced today Peter Bemski, Ph.D. has been appointed as Dean of the University’s School of Business and Technology Management. Dr. Bemski has extensive for-profit and non-profit...

2014-07-23 12:32:17

- Announcement made at sixth annual Diverse Scholars Forum in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) announced that $100,000 in scholarships have been awarded to 18 academically excellent students in partnership with United Health Foundation's Diverse Scholars Initiative, which has provided nearly $2 million in scholarships this year through partnerships with organizations like the College Fund....

2014-07-23 08:37:09

New Counseling@Northwestern Program Offered Through The Family Institute at Northwestern University EVANSTON, Ill., and LANDOVER, Md., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Family Institute at Northwestern University and 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU), announced today that they will partner to deliver a new online Master of Arts in Counseling degree program, Counseling@Northwestern, which will begin accepting applications in fall 2014 for classes beginning in spring 2015. The Family Institute at...

2014-07-18 23:07:25

Northcentral University (NCU), a global online graduate school, announced today that it is offering new students who apply for a Ph.D. in Business Administration or Ph.D. in Education, a $5,000 grant to help defray the cost of a doctoral degree. Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Northcentral University (NCU), a global online graduate school, announced today that it is offering new students who apply for a Ph.D. in Business Administration or a Ph.D. in Education, a $5,000 grant to...

2014-07-17 23:06:03

ASU spinout promises global market impact. Tempe, Ariz. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 A business startup formed to commercialize technology developed by an Arizona State University engineer and his students has won an Arizona Innovation Challenge award from the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), the state’s leading economic development agency. Recipients of the award “represent innovative Arizona entrepreneurs who are creating technological solutions with the potential for global impact,”...

2014-07-15 23:01:32

The technology is here. Iowa City, Iowa's, economic development organization ICAD Group (the Iowa City Area Development Group) is working with local government and the state of Iowa to try and make Iowa a haven for research and development of self-driving vehicles. Iowa City, Iowa (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Working with the State of Iowa, the Iowa City Area Development (ICAD) Group is spreading the message that the state of Iowa can be a haven for research and development of self-driving...

2014-07-12 23:03:58

The Arizona Public Service Foundation will create a fund at the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation to support a new i2Teach program at Rio Salado College. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 The Arizona Public Service Foundation will create a fund at the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation to support a new i2Teach program at Rio Salado College. The intensive program, which will launch this fall, will establish mentor relationships for Rio Salado Teacher-in-Residence interns, who have...

2014-07-10 23:07:08

As part of the State’s FY 2015 budget, the Maricopa Community Colleges received $1.4 million to bolster educational efforts in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) and Workforce areas. This additional funding is the first State appropriation for Maricopa in areas of the STEM and Workforce since 2009. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 As part of the State’s FY 2015 budget, the Maricopa Community Colleges received $1.4 million to bolster educational efforts in Science,...

2014-07-10 23:04:46

StraighterLine and New England College partner to help busy adult learners achieve their academic and career goals through an affordable, flexible, online degree path. BALTIMORE, MD (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 StraighterLine, a leading provider of affordable, flexible and transferrable online college courses, has partnered with New England College, a top-ranked U.S. News & World Report school offering 100% online degree programs. By completing general education requirements through...

2014-07-01 23:02:18

Anthony F. Caffrey III, R. Carl Lanfear, Jr., and Paul Kittinger recognized by Thomas M. Cooley Law Review Royal Oak, Michigan (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Anthony F. Caffrey III, a partner with the law firm Cardelli Lanfear, PC, has been recognized with a 2014 Distinguished Brief Award from the Thomas M. Cooley Law Review. The co-authors of the article, R. Carl Lanfear, Jr., and Paul Kittinger, were also recognized. Caffrey received this year’s award for his authorship of an application for...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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