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Scientists Pioneer New Methods In Climate Studies
2011-12-20 05:48:09

Using sophisticated new methods of statistical analysis to study patterns of extreme rainfall in India, a handful of members of the National Science Foundation´s (NSF) Expeditions in Computing Program have created a research tool that has already resolved an ongoing debate in the science community and may go on to revolutionize the study of climate change. Scheduled for official publication in February of next year, the journal Nature Climate Change pre-published the critical paper...

2011-08-09 14:32:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Northeastern University, a global, experiential research institution, has teamed up with Orbis Education to help Northeastern's Bouve College School of Nursing expand its baccalaureate and masters degree programs nationwide. Orbis Education will provide online learning, marketing, and operational support for the Northeastern degree offerings. This innovative collaboration will incorporate online learning and traditional hospital-based clinical...

2011-07-16 00:00:35

A unique summer internship program under way at the University of New England (UNE) introduces seven bright Maine students to the connection between medicine, research and entrepreneurship. Biddeford, ME (PRWEB) July 15, 2011 Working alongside UNE undergraduate mentors and faculty in the Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences(CEN), a select group of two high school and five college students are learning how discoveries in UNE research laboratories are being developed as potential...

2011-05-28 00:00:50

Partners with employers and local organizations to promote jobs for Veterans. Andover, MA (PRWEB) May 27, 2011 America's Job Exchange (AJE), a leader in compliance postings and diversity hiring co-hosted the seventh annual Veterans Job Fair at the Northeastern University campus on Wednesday, May 25, 2011. AJE partnered with Boston's One-Stop Career Center, The New England Center for Homeless Veterans, Northeastern University and the U.S.Department of Veteran's Affairs Vocational...

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2011-05-22 07:05:00

Scientists led by a neuroscientist at Northeastern University have found that people unconsciously pay more attention to faces of others who they have heard negative gossip about. They believe the reasons behind this goes back to evolution when it was useful to know who to avoid and keep an eye on. The team asked people to look at pictures of faces as neutral as possible, some of which had been linked to negative gossip, some to positive and some to neutral. The negative gossip included:...

2011-05-17 14:46:00

Undergraduate Program of the Mason School also ranked 2(nd) in Marketing, 6(th) in Accounting WILLIAMSBURG, Va., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The College of William & Mary's Undergraduate Business Program is the best in the country for Sustainability, according to the latest Bloomberg BusinessWeek rankings of 14 specialty areas. The program was also recognized for marketing (#2) and accounting (#6). Ranked 23(rd) overall and 8(th) among publics, the undergraduate program...

2011-05-12 10:37:00

WALTHAM, Mass., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tecogen Inc., the leading manufacturer of advanced modular Combined Heat and Power (CHP) systems, today announced that Joseph E. Aoun, Ph.D., President of Northeastern University has joined its Board of Directors. President Aoun, the seventh president of Northeastern University, is an internationally recognized scholar and outspoken champion of higher education. During his presidency, he has expanded Northeastern's signature co-op program by...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.