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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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2014-07-29 23:12:12

StraighterLine and Bethel College Adult & Graduate Studies partner to provide students an affordable and flexible way to academically prepare for a calling, a career – and a life of service. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 StraighterLine, a leading provider of affordable, flexible and transferable online college courses, has partnered with Bethel College, an accredited evangelical Christian college dedicated to building lives of commitment for leadership in the Church and...

2014-07-29 23:11:26

The combined work of three artists from central Illinois make up the summer exhibit at the State Street gallery. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The State Street Gallery at Robert Morris University Illinois has brought together three artists from the central part of the state in a joint exhibition at the RMU State Street Gallery, 401 S. State in Chicago. Bernie White-Hatcher of Rochester, Barnabas Helmy of Springfield and John Scarborough of Granite City demonstrate different...

2014-07-28 23:09:07

StraighterLine and California Southern University partner to provide students ultra-affordable, 100-percent online college degrees. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 StraighterLine, a leading provider of affordable, flexible and transferable online college courses, has partnered with California Southern University (CalSouthern), a premier accredited online university dedicated to meeting the educational needs of working adults. Together, StraighterLine and CalSouthern provide students...

2014-07-28 23:00:10

Balluff donates sensors and speaks at TECHFIT workshop designed for increasing students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Florence, KY (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 “Looking to the future of manufacturing, we need skilled and excited people for automation. This demands that we encourage and invest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programs at schools to help develop the next generation of manufacturing,” says Will Healy III, Strategic...

2014-07-28 20:25:52

Respected Veteran Brings Leadership, Academics to Forefront of Catholic Education CHICAGO, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of DePaul College Prep, located on the Fr. Gordon Campus at 3633 N. California, has unanimously elected its principal, Dr. James Quaid, to the position of school president and principal. Dr. Quaid, who joined the school in 2013, will continue in his role as school principal while directing the ongoing changes and expansion of the...

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,”...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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