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2012-07-14 23:02:59

Stevens Institute of Technology, Rutgers University and New Jersey Institute of Technology are now accepting submissions to the New Jersey Apps Challenge, a mobile apps competition designed to spur homegrown innovation in New Jersey. “Mobile apps are a rapidly growing sector of the U.S. economy,” said Christos Christodoulatos, associate provost of academic entrepreneurship at Stevens. “This competition will showcase the talents of New Jersey´s brightest students,...

2012-05-14 21:42:24

Informal agreement between the mother and father may lead to better emotional environment Young children of unmarried parents who live with their mother and receive court-mandated financial support from their father exhibit more aggressive behavior than those who don´t get any formal support at all, according to a Rutgers University study. In analyzing data from a study of nearly 5,000 children born between 1998 and 2000, Lenna Nepomnyaschy, an assistant professor in the School of...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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