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2011-01-13 17:51:44

The reward systems at universities heavily favor science, math and engineering research at the expense of teaching, which can and must change.

2010-07-02 04:38:00

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2010-06-30 16:38:00

WESTPORT, Conn., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- HMG Strategy, the Connecticut-based producer of world-class CIO leadership events, brought its message of transformational change and innovation to the international stage earlier this month in Toronto. "Transformational leadership is essential for success in today's ultra-competitive, rapidly evolving markets," said Hunter Muller, President and CEO, HMG Strategy.

2010-04-27 12:00:00

LONDON, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Manpower Inc., a world leader in workforce solutions, announced today that David Arkless, Manpower Inc.

2010-03-19 13:39:00

WESTPORT, Conn., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 100 Houston Area CIOs and executives gathered March 3 to discuss organizational transformation and transformational leadership during the invitation-only CIO Executive Leadership Roundtable held at the Houstonian Hotel.

2010-01-05 15:00:00

ANDOVER, Mass., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MKS Instruments, Inc. (Nasdaq: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, today announced several changes in management which are effective immediately. Gerald G.

2009-09-06 17:37:03

College students are ruder and more disrespectful that they were years ago, Illinois college instructors say. Citing factors such as technology distractions and failure of parents to instill good manners in their children, professors and other college teachers say they experience some dissatisfaction and frustration in dealing with students' rude or inappropriate behavior, the Chicago Tribune reported Sunday. Instructors say technology has created a generation that is focused on iPods, text...

2009-06-28 12:22:29

Council members in a North Carolina town barred its mayor from posting the town's newsletter on its Web site, citing what they call his negative comments. Indian Trail Mayor John Quinn countered that the ban -- the latest the council has taken against him -- was enacted based on misinformation that he was harassing some council members, The Charlotte Observer reported Sunday. Council members said the mayor's comments should reflect well on the town and should have focused on events such as...

2009-06-22 17:17:00

LOS ANGELES, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Viejo general surgeon Juan Carlos Cobo, MD, F.A.C.S. is the newly-elected Chair of the Mutual Protection Trust (MPT) Board of Trustees. MPT is the medical professional liability provider for the Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP). Dr.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.