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2014-07-30 23:08:54

FAMU Fulbright recipients will conduct research at Nigeria's Federal University of Technology to study diabetes and green alternatives to harden steel. Tallahassee, FL (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Florida A&M University (FAMU) mechanical engineering doctoral candidate Renee Gordon and biochemistry professor Ngozi Ugochukwu, Ph.D., will head to Nigeria in August to conduct research as Fulbright Scholars. The prestigious Fulbright Scholars Program is a highly competitive international...

2014-07-29 23:09:04

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University has been awarded a $100,000 grant by the National Science Foundation to fund a research partnership with the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. Tallahassee, Florida (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) has been awarded a $100,000 grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Materials Research to fund a project entitled “EAGER: Magnetic Interrogation of Mesoscale Materials.” EAGER...

2014-07-25 23:05:48

Only 12 percent of Native Americans between 25 and 34 have four-year degrees, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. The Florida Governor's Council on Indian Affairs is seeking to change these statistics and prepare Native Americans for higher education, employment and self-sufficiency through its Florida Indian Youth Program with the help of life-changing instructors like Tim Hinchman featured below. Tallahassee, FL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 How does Batman use the...

2014-04-30 12:21:09

- Miami, Tallahassee and Tampa latest cities to be served by daily express, city-to-city bus service with free Wi-Fi from $1 NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Megabus.com, the popular city-to-city, express bus company with fares from $1, today announced expansion to/from Miami, Tallahassee and Tampa, Florida. Additionally, megabus.com is opening a new route, connecting Orlando and New Orleans, with service through Gainesville and Tallahassee, Florida; as well as...

2014-04-14 23:11:39

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was presented with the 2013 College Football Performance Awards National Performer of the Year Trophy during the Florida State spring game on April 12, 2014. CFPA Executive Director Brad Smith was on hand to present the award at Bobby Bowden Field at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, Florida. Tallahassee, FL (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was presented with the 2013 College Football Performance Awards National...

2014-04-12 08:20:06

City, civic leaders expand area farm for youth engagement and community development with support of ScottsMiracle-Gro TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the 2,500-square-foot iGrow Whatever You Like Youth Farm expands by an acre as a part of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company's and The U.S. Conference of Mayors' nationwide GRO1000 gardens and green spaces program. The expansion will include a new outdoor kitchen, a bio-digester for sustainable produce cooking and a...

2014-04-02 08:21:08

ORLANDO, Fla., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Florida Taxicab Association called Uber's rating of passengers "dangerous and discriminatory." In recent legislative testimony in Tallahassee, it was revealed to lawmakers that Uber rates passengers and the Uber "driver has the ability to see ratings of you." The testimony continued that Uber could then decide "if you are somebody" they may "reject service to" in the future. (Source: Florida House of Representatives,...

2014-03-26 23:30:30

Tallahassee business Über Operations this month is ringing in 10 years serving the national healthcare IT industry. The anniversary serves as an opportunity for Über Operations to showcase its national success and introduce two services, ÜberXchange and Über University. Tallahassee, FL (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Tallahassee business Über Operations this month is ringing in 10 years serving the national healthcare IT industry. The anniversary serves as an opportunity...

2014-02-26 23:31:42

Archaeologist Chuck Meide disputed new claims about the location of Ft. Caroline at a conference in Tallahassee on Friday; maintains that evidence supports location in Jacksonville. St. Augustine, FL (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Academic scholars opened a lively debate at a conference in Tallahasee, Fla., on Friday, Feb. 21st, with a claim that Ft. Caroline, long believed to have origins in Jacksonville, was actually founded in Georgia. Chuck Meide, Director of the Lighthouse Archaeological...

2014-02-24 16:26:20

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bracken Engineering announced today that it is relocating its northwest Florida office from Tallahassee to Panama City. Starting on March 1(st), all new assignments in northwest Florida will be handled through their Panama City office with the goal to better serve those clients throughout the entire Florida panhandle and lower Alabama region. New assignments can be submitted through the website or by calling (850) 254-0770. "When it comes to...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.