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2014-07-01 23:07:49

WhitePages Data Finds John Adams, Robert Morris, and John Hancock Most Popular Names Shared with America’s Founding Fathers Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Just in time for Independence Day, WhitePages, the leading provider of contact information for people and businesses in the U.S., reveals the most popular names in the United States that are shared with some of our country’s most patriotic founders. The data shows that John Adams (9,893 people), Robert Morris (7,367 people), and...

2014-06-17 23:02:04

eSports becomes part of the athletic program at Robert Morris. Student gamers will participate in national competitions, joining more than 100 colleges and universities in the Collegiate Star League. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Robert Morris University Illinois is pleased to announce the addition of an online sport to its athletic program. Commonly referred to as eSports, the activity consists of organized video game competitions. Specifically, RMU students will compete in...

2014-05-20 23:10:34

Principal Attributes Success to Catapult Learning’s Literacy First Instructional Framework Camden, NJ (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Every third grade student at Lanier Elementary School of Tulsa, Oklahoma, passed the state reading test this year, Lanier’s principal Robert Morris announced last week. Morris cited Literacy First, Catapult Learning’s nationally proven three-year instructional framework, as a key factor in the success of his economically and ethnically diverse student...

2014-02-03 23:00:32

College students are invited to submit film shorts for a festival sponsored by Robert Morris University Illinois, Columbia College Chicago and DePaul University. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 If you attend college in Illinois, grab your camera and start shooting. Those of you in Wisconsin and Indiana, you’re included too. Robert Morris University Illinois invites all college students to participate in The Chicago Shorts Festival. Together with DePaul University and Columbia...

2009-04-15 09:33:43

Canadian chemists say they have discovered green catalysts made from iron that might replace more expensive and toxic platinum metals. University of Toronto scientists said the newly discovered catalysts might become useful in industrial chemical processes used to produce drugs, fragrances and flavors. The researchers led by Professor Robert Morris said drug synthesis most often relies on the use of catalysts, while the cost of those catalysts influences the ultimate cost of the drug. And if...

2009-04-13 15:48:03

Promising for cheaper drug production A University of Toronto research team from the Department of Chemistry has discovered useful "green" catalysts made from iron that might replace the much more expensive and toxic platinum metals typically used in industrial chemical processes to produce drugs, fragrances and flavors. The synthesis of drugs usually relies on the use of catalysts and the expense of the catalysts influences the ultimate cost of the drug. If the catalyst is toxic, as it...

2009-03-20 23:49:36

Kalin Lucas touched off a 21-point run that spanned halftime Friday and sent Michigan State roaring past Robert Morris 77-62 in the NCAA Tournament. The Spartans, seeded second in the Midwest Region, will take on No. 10 seed USC in the second round Sunday. The game was tied at 30-30 when Lucas made a reverse layup with 4:26 to play in the first half. Michigan State went on to score the final 11 points of the first period and added the first 10 of the second. Draymond Green's layup, off a feed...

2009-03-11 22:31:52

A jumper by Dallas Green with 3 seconds left Wednesday gave Robert Morris a 48-46 win over Mount St. Mary's in the Northeast Conference Tournament final. Robert Morris, the regular-season Northeast champion, had lost to Mount St. Mary's in the tournament title game each of the last two years. Green's winning basket was his only field goal of the game and lifted the Colonials to a 24-10 record heading into the NCAA Tournament. Jeremy Chappell led Robert Morris with 15 points. After Green put...

2009-03-10 16:29:42

Robert Morris University will not suspend any of its basketball players over an of-campus fight, the school announced Tuesday. The dust-up that led to reserve guard Mezie Nwigwe being cited for simple assault by Pittsburgh police came at a bad time for Coach Mike Rice, who is getting his squad ready for Wednesday's Northeast Conference championship game and a possible berth in the NCAA tournament. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review said four players were involved in the South Side fracas,...

2009-03-10 15:35:20

Robert Morris University reports basketball coach Mike Rice says he hasn't decided what to do about the players who were involved in an off-campus fight. The dust-up that led to guard Mezie Nwigwe being cited for simple assault by Pittsburgh police came at a bad time for Rice, who is getting his squad ready for Wednesday's NEC conference championship game and a possible berth in the NCAA tournament. We're aware of what's going on, Robert Morris sports information director Jim Duzyk told the...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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