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2013-08-25 23:02:28

Acera School, which focuses on science, creativity and leadership, launched a new partnership with the Tufts University Center for Engineering Education. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 25, 2013 This year at Acera, students are engaged in something different in their book group projects. Zooming in on ocean related literature linking to an environmental science theme for the classroom, book group teams defined an engineering challenge that the characters in the book faced and then they built...

2013-05-28 23:26:09

A recent Tufts University study showed Food for the Hungry´s child health and nutrition work in Bolivia is impacting lives years after the program´s conclusion. Phoenix, Ariz. (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 A recent Tufts University study showed Food for the Hungry´s (FH) child health and nutrition work in Bolivia is impacting lives, years after the program´s conclusion. Stunting among children in Potosi and Cochabamba areas of Bolivia decreased 25 percent during the life of this...

2013-04-17 23:03:52

“Reinventing the R&D Business Model: Heeding the President´s PCAST Report on Innovation” to be hosted by the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development. Horsham, PA (PRWEB) April 17, 2013 A consummate group of moderators and panelists will participate in an executive session at DIA´s 2013 49th Annual Meeting: Advancing Therapeutic Innovation and Regulatory Science. The session, to be held on June 25 in Boston, will be hosted by the Tufts Center for the Study of...

2013-03-26 20:01:02

A research paper published online this month in Academic Medicine highlights the successful development, implementation, and effects of an infectious disease curriculum that has now been piloted in five Boston Public Schools. Student engagement and interest in the infectious disease material increased after the curriculum was implemented. Based on pre-and post-tests, student understanding of the course content more than doubled regardless of gender or ethnicity, also attitudes and...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.