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2014-06-25 11:22:06

UEA University freshers struggle to remember basic concepts from their A-level studies according to new research from the University of East Anglia. A new report published today shows that even grade-A students could only remember 40 per cent of their A-Level syllabus by the first week of term at university. Researchers tested nearly 600 students in their first week of term at five universities – three of which were in the prestigious Russell Group. It is hoped that the findings...

2013-11-21 23:26:02

Data shows increasing enrollments for undergraduate and post-graduate students in Irish universities and colleges, according to Education in Ireland. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Education in Ireland, a government initiative that promotes higher education study opportunities in Ireland, announced today that new statistics indicate a jump in Ireland’s popularity as a study abroad destination among U.S. students. For the school year 2011/2012, Ireland saw a 9% increase in...

2013-08-28 23:29:07

Karen Lee, President and CEO of The Pinnacle Schools, announced that Angela Griffin has taken over as principal and Dana Creech is the guidance counselor for the private, alternative school in Huntsville. Huntsville, Alabama (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Karen Lee, President and CEO of The Pinnacle Schools, announced that Angela Griffin has taken over as principal and Dana Creech is the guidance counselor for the private, alternative school in Huntsville. Griffin hails from Columbus, Georgia...

2013-03-18 23:00:44

Connecting students from across the world, http://www.MyStudyPartner.com has created a great platform on which study partners and new friends can be found. It also helps professionals connect with each other to find someone in the same situation. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 18, 2013 College is a ticket to the world of employment according to the unemployment rates of 2012 of USA. In 2012, the correlation between the unemployment rate and a college degree revealed negative correlation....

2013-01-25 23:02:03

Student assistance leader ACI Specialty Benefits launches HealthyU college blog, a brand-new component of its groundbreaking SOAR student assistance program. With popular posts like “App-ly Yourself: Top Ten Smartphone Apps for College Students” and “School After Service: A Catalyst for Veteran Reintegration,” the HealthyU college blog is an excellent resource for the nontraditional student, online scholar, night school parent, veteran returning to school, and...

2012-05-12 23:01:41

Internationally recognized ArchiCAD Trainer Eric Bobrow has created a new "FastTrack! Course" to help ArchiCAD users maximize their speed while maintaining control and improving quality. San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) May 12, 2012 A new ArchiCAD training course is now available to help users speed up their work while retaining full control and quality. Eric Bobrow, internationally recognized expert on ArchiCAD, has added another option to his growing collection of online video trainings. The...

2012-03-30 23:02:14

ArchiCAD Guru Eric Bobrow's innovative online ArchiCAD basic training, the QuickStart Course, celebrates its 6 month anniversary. Course members from around the world say "it should be the tutorial that is supplied with ArchiCAD" since it "is the best reference going" and it "gets one very quickly working with the software." San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) March 30, 2012 Six months ago, ArchiCAD expert Eric Bobrow released his innovative ArchiCAD basic training QuickStart Course. More than 140 users...

Freshman 15 A Myth: Study
2011-11-02 05:45:16

The belief that college freshmen gain an average of 15 pounds during their first year of school is untrue, according to a new study by researchers at the Ohio State University. Rather, the average student gains between 2.4 and 3.4 pounds during their first year of college, the researchers reported on Tuesday. “The ℠freshman 15´ is a media myth,” said Jay Zagorsky, research scientist at Ohio State University's Center for Human Resource Research and co-author of the...

2009-07-31 16:16:21

Boys, more than girls, tend to have negative attitudes toward peers with undesirable characteristics, U.S. researchers found. Kansas State University Mark Barnett, professor of psychology; Rachel Witham, graduate student in counseling and student development, and other graduate students found children who perceive themselves or a friend as similar to a peer with an undesirable characteristic might experience heightened empathy for that peer. This study provides some evidence that if a child...

2008-11-21 17:12:05

A student magazine at Britain's Cambridge University has raised controversy by publishing a topless picture of a female undergraduate. Vivid Magazine, which has a distribution of more than 5,000 including students from all of the university's 31 colleges, printed the photo of the blond student, whose name was not printed, wearing only a black lacy thong and stockings while straddling the historic Clare College bridge, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday. The photograph is believed to mark the...


Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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