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2011-08-18 08:42:00

OGDEN, Utah, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Campus Living Villages, a global leader in student housing, has announced that it will oversee operations for Wildcat Village at Weber State University. The first building in the $32-million, three phase development debuted on August 15, 2011 and will soon welcome students for the fall semester. Campus Living Villages has managed WSU's housing and residence life programs since 2000. According to John Iannuzzo, Vice President of Marketing for...

2011-08-08 11:59:00

Mary Harper Wins Belinda E. Puetz Award for Professional Nursing Development SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mary G. Harper, Ph.D., RN-BC, Clinical Faculty Coordinator at nonprofit, online Western Governors University, has received the Belinda E. Puetz Award for Nursing Professional Development. Dr. Harper, who leads the clinical faculty for WGU's innovative B.S. in Nursing Prelicensure Program, was recognized at the annual national convention of the National Nursing...

2011-07-20 12:51:00

Lumina Foundation for Education President Jamie Merisotis to Deliver Commencement Address SALT LAKE CITY, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just 12 years after opening its virtual doors, nonprofit Western Governors University, www.wgu.edu, will celebrate the graduation of 1,972 graduates at the online university's 21(st) semi-annual commencement, which will take place July 23(rd) in Salt Lake City, Utah. The event, which will be held at the Nu Skin Theatre at Energy Solutions Arena,...

2011-07-20 12:41:00

Special Pinning Ceremony to Take Place at Partner Hospital Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles SALT LAKE CITY, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On July 23, Western Governors University, www.wgu.edu, will join with its southern California partner hospitals to celebrate the graduation of the first students from its one-of-a-kind nursing prelicensure degree program. During the event, which will take place at 8:45 a.m. (PDT) at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's Thalians Auditorium,...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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