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2012-03-26 23:01:55

Rapid Insight® Analytics Enables Data Driven Enrollment Management at Bellarmine University Conway, NH (PRWEB) March 26, 2012 Rapid Insight Inc., the market leader in easy-to-use business intelligence and predictive analytics software, is proud to play a critical role in Bellarmine University´s efforts to accurately forecast yield while managing recruiting and marketing expenses. Bellarmine uses Rapid Insight® Analytics to build predictive models that accurately forecast...

2009-04-16 15:25:25

Students and faculty at Kentucky's Spalding University marked the end of finals week with the annual Running of the Rodents, a race exclusively for rats. The race, which has been a tradition at the school for 37 years, involves rats trained by teams of students and faculty to race around a small oval track for a rodent-friendly prize -- a garland made from fruit-flavored cereal, the Louisville (Ky.) Courier-Journal reported Thursday. This year's event, dubbed CelebRATy, bore a Hollywood theme...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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