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2014-09-10 16:29:16

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What do Harry Potter and a smartphone app have to do with training tomorrow's business leaders? At Syracuse University, plenty. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnVAR/20140910/145196 This semester, the Whitman School of Management is launching the Goodman IMPRESS program. IMPRESS creates competition among students to gain critical career skills. Students in turn track their progress on a smart phone app and earn "game points" by...

2014-05-28 08:38:54

SYRACUSE, N.Y., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syracuse University's Martin J. Whitman School of Management (Whitman) and 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU), a leading provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service solutions for leading nonprofit colleges and universities to deliver high-quality education online, today announced a partnership to further strengthen Syracuse's highly ranked online MBA degree. The partnership will enhance Whitman's existing online iMBA program by combining 2U's...

2014-05-27 08:23:09

New study by Syracuse and Harvard universities shows potential for reductions of more than 750 thousand tons of other harmful air pollutants across continental U.S. SYRACUSE, N.Y., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Setting strong standards for climate-changing carbon emissions from power plants would provide an added bonus - reductions in other air pollutants that can make people sick; damage forests, crops, and lakes; and harm fish and wildlife. This, according to a first-of-its-kind...

2014-04-09 16:21:36

Contract from U.S. Small Business Administration Extends Operation Boots to Business, Expands Program Overseas SYRACUSE, N.Y., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) has been awarded a $3 million cooperative agreement from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), to extend and expand Operation Boots to Business, a self-employment training program available to U.S. military personnel designed to...

2014-03-04 08:36:52

SYRACUSE, N.Y., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at the School of Information Studies (iSchool) at Syracuse University have released an innovative proposal to resolve the 15-year controversy over the United States government's special relationship to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130912/MM78947LOGO The proposal, which involves removing root zone management functions from ICANN and creating an...

2014-01-20 08:22:05

Perry's Ice Cream Introduces Otto's Cupcake AKRON, N.Y., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The wait is over! Otto's Cupcake Ice Cream is now also available in Tops Markets and soon to come to other grocery stores selling Perry's Ice Cream. This flavor was launched last fall, and was available only at the Syracuse University Dome and at the few ice cream stands that are open during the winter months. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140120/NY48590 ) The flavor named after the...

2013-11-12 23:21:08

Common App Issues? Admissions Representatives from 200+ Colleges Available to Answer Application Submission Questions at http://www.CollegeWeekLive.com on Thursday November 21st (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 With the regular decision deadline for most colleges of January 1 fast approaching, hundreds of thousands of high school seniors across the country will soon be focusing their attention on the common application and how to put their best foot forward in the competitive college application...

Role Of Sperm Competition In Formation Of New Species Confirmed By Biologists
2013-09-27 08:09:16

Syracuse University 'Current Biology' article marks culmination of 6 years of research Female promiscuity—something that occurs in a majority of species, including humans—results in the ejaculates from two or more males overlapping within her reproductive tract. When this happens, sperm compete for fertilization of the female's eggs. In addition, the female has the opportunity to bias fertilization of her eggs in favor of one male's sperm over others. These processes,...

2013-09-26 12:07:19

Professor Lisa Manning wants to know if embryonic tissue behaves more like a solid or liquid -- and why A team of scientists, including M. Lisa Manning, assistant professor of physics in Syracuse University's College of Arts and Sciences, has developed a model for studying tissue—specifically how it organizes into organs and layers during embryonic development. Their findings are the subject of a Sept. 25th article in the journal Interface (Royal Society Publishing, 2013) and may have...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'