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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...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

2010-07-29 06:30:49

Researchers from Northeastern University and Harvard Medical School have constructed a ‘Twitter Mood Map’ that measures the mood of America.

2010-05-18 12:04:00

DETROIT, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit-based global retail consulting firm Urban Science has been named to the 2010 Inner City 100, a list of the fastest growing inner-city companies in America as determined by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) and BusinessWeek SmallBiz magazine.

2010-05-07 10:50:00

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- As the devastating BP oil spill increasingly threatens Florida's fishing, maritime and tourism industries, a team of nationally known attorneys led by Tallahassee lawyer and Northeastern University Professor P.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.