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2014-09-30 23:17:51

Ace Computers delivered a custom high performance computing (HPC) solution to the University of Colorado at Boulder (CU-Boulder). CHICAGO (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Ace Computers, one of the leading custom computer builders and resellers in the U.S., delivered a custom high performance computing (HPC) solution to the University of Colorado at Boulder (CU-Boulder).     The university group submitted an initial order for Ace Computers Powerworks nodes and then submitted...

2014-09-30 23:04:12

Concordia University, Nebraska’s Master of Public Health Program will be exhibiting at the 2014 Public Health Association of Nebraska Annual State Conference. Seward, NE (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Concordia University, Nebraska’s online Master of Public Health (MPH) program will represent the University’s online graduate program at the annual Public Health Association of Nebraska (PHAN) conference October 8-9, 2014, at the MidTown Holiday Inn in Grand Island, Neb. The theme of the...

2014-09-27 23:03:24

Wesleyan Scholar featured at Dayton, OH, seminary’s Heck Lectures Dayton, OH (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 United Theological Seminary (United) announces the 2014 J. Arthur Heck Lectures and Alumni/ae Banquet, which will be Oct. 14 to 15, 2014. Dr. Randy L. Maddox will be the speaker at this year’s lectures on Wednesday, Oct. 15, at United, which is located at 4501 Denlinger Road, Dayton, OH, 45426. Dr. Maddox’ presentation will be “Anticipate Our Heaven Below: Wesleyan Precedents...

2014-09-27 23:03:14

Maricopa Corporate College (MCOR) has a professional educational program that makes it easy to take high-quality, noncredit online and in-person courses. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 Maricopa Corporate College (MCOR) is excited to announce a Veterinary Assistant training program beginning in October. This high-quality, low cost program is offered in partnership with MK Education, an education consulting firm that has nearly 15 years of experience in creating programs that help...

2014-09-26 23:07:26

Glendale Community College faculty member Dr. Jennifer Lane has been selected as one of the 35 Fellows in the Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy. Glendale, AZ (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Glendale Community College (GCC) faculty member Dr. Jennifer Lane has been selected as one of the 35 Fellows in the Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy. The 2014 fellows were selected from nominations throughout the state of Arizona and represent small businesses, large corporations, educational and...

2014-09-26 16:25:32

TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kathlene "Kate" Rosier is returning as the executive director of the Indian Legal Program at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140814/136299 Rosier, who left the College of Law in 2011 to become the assistant general counsel for the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, served as the Indian Legal Program's director for 11 years. "I feel like I'm being reunited with family,"...

2014-09-25 20:20:59

95,000-square-foot CoorsTek Center for Applied Science and Engineering to serve as focal point for substantially expanded collaboration and discovery between CoorsTek and Mines GOLDEN, Colo., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorado School of Mines and CoorsTek, the premier global provider of engineered ceramics and other advanced materials, announced today a major commitment by CoorsTek and the Coors family to fund a significant research partnership and the construction of the...

2014-09-25 12:34:49

One of 30 Recipients of AT&T Aspire nearly $12.5 million Contribution to Programs Across U.S. LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T (NYSE: T) announced today that its Aspire program has awarded $771,000 to Henderson State University to expand the Southwest Arkansas College Preparatory Academy. The organization received the funds at an event today attended by Governor Mike Beebe. The Southwest Arkansas College Preparatory Academy (SWACPA) is a university-public...

2014-09-24 16:22:02

CLEVELAND, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight Ohio institutions will receive a combined $200,000 in Dominion Foundation Higher Education Grants for 2014. The grants focus on programs that help prepare students for technical positions in Ohio's growing energy production and other industries. The Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources, Dominion East Ohio's parent company, is dedicated to improving the physical, social and economic well being of the communities...

2014-09-24 12:26:03

LANSING, Mich., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Michigan's overall economic competitiveness continues to improve, moving up nine spots, according to the results of the third annual public policy study conducted by Northwood University on behalf of the Michigan Chamber Foundation. "Michigan's economic return continues at an impressive rate," said Dr. Timothy G. Nash, of Northwood University, who led the study. "While there are some areas that are moving slower than others,...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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