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2011-03-31 00:42:26

NSF support of Boston public school promotes teacher development and student learning in science, technology, engineering and math On March 8, President Obama paid a visit to TechBoston Academy in Dorchester, Mass.--a technology-driven, 6th-12th grade pilot school within the Boston Public School System (BPS)--to promote the importance of education in today's society and to highlight TechBoston as a model school for student success. The president toured classrooms, spoke with students and...

2011-03-24 17:49:00

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The fashion industry is exciting and challenging for novices and experienced designers alike. Recognizing this, Kenmore has created 'So You Wanna Be a Designer', a Kenmore Live Studio online fashion reality series, as a means for Americans to venture into the business highlighting their creativity and offering business benefits such as exposure to top designers, stylists and photographers to learn the inner workings of the industry....

2011-01-29 00:02:17

Only university competition awarding scholarships for innovation serving national security needs is achieving great participation from universities, judges and sponsors for April 2011 event "“ but there's still time to enter and support the competition. Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) January 27, 2011 The fifth annual National Security Innovation Competition (NSIC) is attracting universities, a distinguished slate of judges and numerous private sector sponsors, according to organizers...

2010-11-10 12:00:00

UNCF Building Green Initiative Awards $240,000 in Grants to Improve Sustainability for Historically Black, Hispanic-serving and Tribal Colleges FAIRFAX, Va., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNCF (the United Negro College Fund), the nation's largest and most effective minority education organization, today announced that its Institute for Capacity Building (ICB) has awarded 23 green planning grants totaling $240,000 to assist with institutional sustainability planning for minority...

2010-11-10 08:00:00

UNCF Building Green Initiative Awards $240,000 in Grants To Improve Sustainability for Historically Black, Hispanic-serving and Tribal Colleges FAIRFAX, Va., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNCF (the United Negro College Fund), the nation's largest and most effective minority education organization, today announced that its Institute for Capacity Building (ICB) has awarded 23 green planning grants totaling $240,000 to assist with institutional sustainability planning for minority...

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2010-11-07 07:22:33

With support from NSF, George Mason University program uses video game design as a way to increase student interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics "Your game is annoying," one student at the Be the Game summer camp tells another. The boy just laughs. "That's because you can't beat it," he says. This is an exchange between a sophomore at Suitland High School in Forestville, Md., and a seventh grader at Stephen Decatur Middle School in Clinton, Md. Both students...

2010-09-21 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine announced today the results of their eighth annual survey that ranks the top 25 undergraduate and top 25 graduate entrepreneurship programs in the nation. From the more than 2,000 programs reviewed, the number one school in the undergraduate category is the University of Houston, while Babson College retained its number one ranking in the graduate category. Ranking second and third in the undergraduate...

2010-08-18 09:34:00

University of Maryland Engineering School Enters the Ranks of the Nation's Best COLLEGE PARK, Md., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the U.S. News & World Report 2011 edition of "America's Best Colleges" released yesterday, the undergraduate program of the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park, was ranked 19th in the nation among all engineering programs. This marks the school's first Top 20 position for undergraduate engineering...

2010-08-18 09:13:00

Undergraduate Program also ranks in the Top 25 of public institutions. WILLIAMSBURG, Va., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Undergraduate Program at the Mason School of Business at the College of William and Mary is ranked among the Top 50 in the Country, according to U.S. News and World Report's ranking of the best Undergraduate Business Programs for 2011. It is ranked in the Top 25 among public institutions. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20051111/DCF019LOGO-b)...

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2010-07-29 06:30:49

Researchers from Northeastern University and Harvard Medical School have constructed a "ËœTwitter Mood Map' that measures the mood of America. The scientists used millions of "Ëœtweets' from the online social networking site to create the map, which revealed that Americans are cheeriest in the morning and in the evening, with happiness peaking on Sunday morning and bottoming out on Thursday night. In general, West coast tweeters were considerably happier than their East...