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2014-08-12 23:07:29

Report Examines Underemployment Across Jobs, Demographics, College Majors; Nearly Half of All Surveyed U.S. Workers Feel They Are Underpaid With a Gender Gap Prevalent Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 PayScale, Inc. today announced its report Underemployment: Overeducated, Underpaid, and Underworked. Report also includes new findings about the Skills Gap, based upon employer responses. “Underemployment is a real concern for today's job seekers as the economic recovery...

2014-08-08 23:00:26

Stevens Institute of Technology has been ranked 15th in the nation for “Best Career Services” by The Princeton Review in the 2015 edition of “The Best 379 Colleges.” Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 Stevens Institute of Technology has been ranked 15th in the nation for “Best Career Services” by The Princeton Review in the 2015 edition of “The Best 379 Colleges.” The recognition follows a very strong report that shows a steady trend of employment for Stevens graduates,...

2014-06-24 23:16:43

Michigan-Based Company Invests in Future Rochester Hills, MI (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Plymouth Technology, Inc., a provider of industrial and Oil & Gas water treatment chemicals and engineering solutions, today announced that company executives attended a three-day executive development program at Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business. The program, titled Building Winning Teams: A Quest for Excellence, is designed for high-potential business professionals who lead...

2014-05-22 23:06:59

Art Along the Avenue of Technology Hosts International Artist Duo PolakvanBekkum Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 PolakVanBekkum, an artist duo from the Netherlands, are in Philadelphia to lead a dynamic public art residency program, Art Along the Avenue of Technology (AAAT), at the University City Science Center. Esther Polak and Ivar van Bekkum arrived in May 2014 and will spend six months helping to activate the Science Center’s campus through a groundbreaking, place-making and...

2014-05-19 12:26:43

Nationwide quest saw entries from over 250 schools FAIRFAX, Va., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time ever, ThinkGeek.com set out on a Quest for the Geekiest Campus in the country. The national search yielded entries from over 250 schools, but one school prevailed over all others to be named the victor. ThinkGeek is proud to announce that the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is the company's first Geekiest Campus. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140516/88531...

2014-05-14 23:09:57

PayScale will leverage its expertise in survey technology and data analysis as well as its existing database of more than 40 million salary profiles to help schools better understand post-graduate career outcomes Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 PayScale, Inc., a leader in employee compensation data, today announced the launch of its Alumni Analytics pilot program to help universities gain valuable insight into the work experiences of graduates. As part of the pilot program,...

2014-05-01 23:03:30

Solidoodle supports the work of e-NABLE and Rochester Institute of Technology to make custom prosthetic hands accessible to underserved communities through 3D printing. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Desktop 3D printer manufacturer Solidoodle is proud to support the efforts of e-NABLE and the Center for Media, Arts, Games, Interaction & Creativity (MAGIC Center) at Rochester Institute of Technology to develop solutions to make prosthetic hands more accessible for underserved...

2014-04-01 23:01:50

Shop Club USA Network announced new partnership with N-rit, a high technology outdoor sports goods company. Along with the announcement of the partnership, N-rit introduces Ice Mate Cool Towel, a high technology fabric, ideal for sports, yoga, camping, running, and work environments. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Shop Club USA Network is proud to announce new retail partnerships for the 2014 TV and online shopping season. A company update and press release for all partners. Shop Club USA Network...

2014-03-20 23:02:20

N-rit helps you travel comfortably: Soft and supple, the Campack towel’s combination of high absorbency and quick drying makes it ideal for ultra-lightweight backpacker, campers, travelers. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 With 30 years of experience in the design and manufacture of sports accessories. N-rit’s decades of practical experience in active sports means it knows a thing or two about lightweight, compact comfort items. N-rit campack towel is made from ultra-fine microfiber, so it is...

2014-03-11 08:36:16

U-Southern California #1 on Both Undergrad and Grad Lists NEW YORK, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Princeton Review -- one of the nation's best-known education services companies -- today issued its fifth annual report naming the undergraduate and graduate schools with the best programs for students to study video game design. The University of Southern California is #1 on both the undergraduate and graduate school lists in the 2014 report which names 50 programs overall -- 25...


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Con Rit
2013-08-26 07:37:45

The con rit is a mythical creature of the oceans around southeast Asia, mainly off the coast of Vietnam. It is considered to be a type of sea serpent but with a strange appearance. Vietnamese folklore considers the con rit as a water dragon. In Vietnamese, the word con rit translates to millipede. Resembling a giant millipede, it is said to be about 50 feet long with jointed and armored segments, each being two to three feet in length with a pair of legs attached. The coloration of this...

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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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