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2014-08-05 23:01:29

College Obtains Funding to Support and Promote Engineering Education for Middle and High School Teachers Riverdale, NY (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 For the second time this summer, Manhattan College has received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct research. The NSF awarded the College $297,516 to investigate and explore the creation of a variety of programs that support and promote engineering education for middle and high school teachers. “This project is a...

2014-07-29 23:10:35

Bronx urgent care center looks to serve as a model for service to the community. Bronx, NY (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Riverdale Urgent Care is making community service a central part of what they do. Through their presence at local events, partnerships and other initiatives, the urgent care center seeks to be more than just a medical service for the Riverdale neighborhood. This year, Riverdale Urgent Care donated money in support of Riverdale RiverFest and South Riverdale Street Fair....

2014-06-25 23:07:21

Beginning in fall 2014, the School of Science will offer two new degrees in environmental science, responding to the rising demand for trained professionals in environmental fields. Riverdale, N.Y., (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 With the increased awareness and focus on environmental issues around the world and within the U.S., the need for environmental science specialists is on the rise. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports a strong growth in environmental science in the next decade in...

2014-06-03 23:00:59

Riverdale Urgent Care informs community on staying healthy during travel season. Bronx, NY (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Summer is approaching and it’s time to make the most of it. Whether planning a family vacation, a romantic getaway, or just some time to catch up with friends, Riverdale Urgent Care wants every trip to be a healthy one. Here are some tips to keep in mind during the most popular travel season. The first thing to remember is to pack a first aid kit. Bandages and Neosporin are...

2014-03-18 23:29:53

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman demands that Metro-North provide more safety training and oversight of its railroad operations. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) released its findings and recommendations following a safety assessment of the railroad. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 A federal assessment of the Metro-North Railroad revealed that the commuter rail line’s overemphasis of on-time performance has created a...

2014-02-17 23:01:15

Manhattan College’s Senior Associate Director of Athletics to Become the Next Director of Athletics Riverdale, NY (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Noah LeFevre, currently Manhattan College’s senior associate director of Athletics, will become the next director of Athletics at Manhattan College, it was announced today by President Brennan O’Donnell and Vice President Richard Satterlee, who led the national search. LeFevre will replace current Director of Athletics Robert J. Byrnes ’68,...

2013-12-04 23:26:46

The legal team at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C., one of New York’s leading personal injury firms, offer condolences to the survivors and the families of the fatal Metro-North train accident. New York, N.Y (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Facts of the Train Accident: On Sunday, December 1, 2013, the operator of the Metro-North Train from Poughkeepsie performed an emergency-braking maneuver, causing the train to come to a halt and derailing all seven cars along the curve at Spuyten Duyvil in...

2013-12-02 23:25:27

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm offers condolences to the survivors and the families and friends of the victims of the deadly Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Personal injury lawyer David Perecman offers his condolences to the victims of the Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx and their families. Four people were killed and more than 60 were injured, 11 of whom are in critical condition,...

2013-08-28 23:03:32

Gabriella Coleman, author of “Coding Freedom: The Aesthetics and the Ethics of Hacking” will visit campus. Riverdale, NY (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Author Gabriella Coleman, Ph.D., an expert on hackers and digital activism, will discuss The Ethics of Hacking on Thursday, Sept. 19 at the inaugural event of Manhattan College’s Center for Ethics. The Center for Ethics recently relaunched at the College, and has expanded its focus to further engage the College and local community on...

2013-08-22 23:19:30

John Regan, 30-year veteran pharmaceutical researcher, will chair department. Riverdale, N.Y. (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 Scientist John Regan, Ph.D., will join Manhattan College’s faculty this fall as the new chair of the Chemistry and Biochemistry department, and he will also teach courses as an associate professor of chemistry. A resident of Westchester County, N.Y., Regan has spent more than 30 years working as a scientist in the pharmaceutical industry, and holds more than 50 U.S....


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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