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2014-06-30 23:06:40

The International Society of Safety Professional and the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University sponsored the 6th Annual Human Factors and SMS Seminar. Mr. Dan McCune, Associate Vice President for Safety, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, was the Master of Ceremonies for the event which was held at the Frontiers of Flight Museum, Dallas Love Field. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Mr. D Smith, founder and President of the International Society of Safety Professionals (ISSP), said he...

2014-06-27 12:24:46

CHICAGO, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) was recognized for three honors by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) at the institute's national convention held in Chicago June 26-28. AIA's elected leadership, jury members and component staff acknowledged the 2014 AIA Honor Award recipients, including the SCAD Museum of Art (MOA) as the recipient of the 2014 American Institute of Architects Honor Award for Architecture; SCAD School...

2014-06-25 23:12:17

TheBestSchools.org taps Midland, Michigan-based, business & entrepreneurial-focused private learning institution for quality, value-added e-learning opportunities. Midland, Michigan (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Northwood University has received national recognition for its curriculum in TheBestSchools.org’s “The 20 Best Online Bachelor in Marketing Degree Programs” list. The private, non-profit, business-focused university, known for its strong presence in online learning, as well as...

2014-05-14 23:02:46

Student- and faculty-built autonomous aircraft, cars and robots demonstrated with other unmanned systems at a May 11 kick-off to an international conference. Daytona Beach, FL (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 A Ford Escape Hybrid, equipped by a team of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University students and faculty with a GrayMatter Autonomous Vehicle System, navigated around NASA’s Kennedy Space Center track on its own Sunday, May 11, without remote control or human involvement. A precursor to the 2014...

2014-05-09 23:02:57

Fifteen Winners from Daytona Beach Campus, Two from Worldwide Campus Daytona Beach, FL (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Students from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University were granted a record 17 Maintenance Technical Reward and Career Scholarships (TRACS) out of 41 total scholarships awarded at the annual NBAA (National Business Aviation Association) Maintenance Management Conference last month in Tampa, Fla. “This year’s group of students receiving scholarships from the NBAA was...

2014-05-08 23:06:20

Embry-Riddle Prescott Campus to Host with Association for Enterprise Information, Embry-Riddle Worldwide, Top Industry and Government Leaders May 13-14 in Phoenix PRESCOTT, ARIZONA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Building a secure future, changing government policy, cyber research trends, and the latest in creating a secure cyber future are just a few of the topics industry, government and academic leaders will discuss May 13-14 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Ariz., as part of the...

2014-05-07 23:04:48

Embry-Riddle's Security Studies and International Affairs Department is growing to keep pace with a career focused curriculum that includes cybersecurity, forensic accounting, international relations and terrorism studies DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 When Dr. Jim Ramsay joined the Embry-Riddle faculty in 2006 to launch the Homeland Security academic program at the Daytona Beach, Fla., campus, he welcomed the opportunity to “build something special from scratch, a new...

2014-04-28 23:10:43

The Association for Enterprise Information (AFEI) has announced that it will be co-hosting CYBERWEST, an event featuring Homeland Security, NIST and industry leaders sharing information and insights on regulations, legislation and needed technology improvements to boost cybersecurity across the nation in the wake of the Target and Snowden incidents. AFEI has partnered with the Embry-Riddle College of Security and Intelligence, ACTRA and Arizona InfraGard to host this first-ever Southwest...

2014-04-25 16:22:50

Category to celebrate university's 35th anniversary to feature 3-D chalk art SAVANNAH, Ga., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Savannah College of Art and Design will host its 33rd annual Sidewalk Arts Festival this Saturday, April 26, in Forsyth Park (Drayton St., Savannah) from 11 am to 5 pm. More than 500 SCAD students, alumni and prospective students will produce a spectrum of chalk artwork inspired by distinct styles, backgrounds, and cultures while competing for prizes. (Photo:...

2014-04-22 23:01:36

Partners to Create an Electric Flight Program Focused on Reducing Aircraft Emissions and Noise Daytona Beach, Fla. (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Powering Imagination LLC have entered into an agreement to create an electric flight program focused on reducing aircraft emissions and noise through the development of electric propulsion systems. In announcing their agreement, Erik Lindbergh, CEO of Powering Imagination, and Dr. Richard Anderson, Director of...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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