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2012-04-10 10:58:16

Study suggests that racial quotas for college admissions remain the most efficient way to diversify campuses Changes to college admission policies in Texas have been detrimental to Hispanics, according to Dr. Angel Harris and Dr. Maria Tienda from Princeton University in the US. Their work shows that despite popular claims that the “top 10 percent law” has restored diversity to Texas'  flagship universities, Hispanics are more disadvantaged relative to whites under this...

2012-04-10 09:16:28

The first round of Student Global Scholarly Activity Grants from the Center for Globalization at Baylor College of Medicine have been awarded to BCM students in support of international research and patient care initiatives. The grants are open to M.D., Ph.D. and allied health students interested in pursuing activities such as fieldwork for the International Health Track or the National School of Tropical Medicine Diploma of Tropical Medicine, as well as other international activities....

2012-04-05 23:00:20

Superstars to Perform at 'Rock 2 Live' Music Festival April 28th 2012 Uniting a National Youth Movement Against Text and Driving Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) April 05, 2012 Spanish River High School students said enough is enough when it comes to the teen death rate while texting and driving. Spanish River, located in Boca Raton, Florida is the anchor high school responsible for cultivating a grassroots, student-to-student movement that is involving schools from all over the country. The...

2012-03-30 23:00:52

Student Healthcare Website Designed to Serve as Central Resource for USF Student Wellness Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 30, 2012 Bayshore Solutions, a leading Tampa Web design firm, is proud to announce the launch of a custom website design for Student Health Services (SHS). SHS came to Bayshore Solutions in need of an updated website design with better functionality to serve its University of South Florida community. Student Health Services at the University of South Florida is a clinic...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.