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2010-07-13 06:45:00

A single, huge, violent storm that swept across the whole Amazon forest in 2005 killed half a billion trees, a new study shows While storms have long been recognized as a cause of Amazon tree loss, this study is the first to produce an actual body count. And, the losses are much greater than previously suspected, the study's authors say. This suggests that storms may play a larger role in the dynamics of Amazon forests than previously recognized, they add. Previous research had attributed a...

2010-07-07 14:57:00

SYRACUSE, N.Y., July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Youth Impact Program and a three time Super Bowl winner with the San Francisco 49ers, announced today the inaugural opening of one of the nation's most innovative "at risk" programs for the community of Syracuse, New York that began at Syracuse University on Tuesday. He also announced that the program is opened at Tulane University in New Orleans for the third year in a row. Each program is hosting...

2010-07-07 12:21:00

NEW ORLEANS, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Following Entergy Corporation's (NYSE: ETR) major reorganization announced last month by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer J. Wayne Leonard, Leo Denault, executive vice president and chief financial officer; Richard Smith, president, Entergy wholesale commodities business; and Rod West, executive vice president and chief administrative officer have named new leaders within their respective organizations effective immediately. New leadership...

2010-04-21 15:15:00

NEW ORLEANS, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: SPN) today announced that Company management will present at the 14th Annual BURKENROAD REPORTS Investment Conference hosted by Tulane University's Freeman School of Business. The event will be held on Friday, April 23, 2010 at the New Orleans Sheraton Hotel. The event is free and open to the public. To see the conference agenda and register please go to www.burkenroad.org. Superior Energy's...

2010-04-15 15:49:00

HOUSTON, April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Key Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: KEG) will present at the Burkenroad Reports Investment Conference, Friday, April 23, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Gary Russell, Vice President - Investor Relations, will be representing Key Energy Services. The presentation begins at 8:30 a.m. CDT and will be available via a live webcast. To access the webcast and slide presentation, go to http://www.keyenergy.com and select "Investor Relations" and click on...

2010-04-13 16:30:00

ATLANTA, April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RPC Incorporated (NYSE: RES) announced today that it will present at the Burkenroad Reports 14th Annual Investment Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana on April 23, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. Central Time. The presentation will provide a corporate overview, highlight the services RPC provides and discuss the most recently published financial results. Management's remarks will be available in real time at http://www.wsw.com/webcast/tulane9/res/ and...

2010-04-13 16:30:00

ATLANTA, April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marine Products Corporation (NYSE: MPX) announced today that it will present at the Burkenroad Reports 14th Annual Investment Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana on April 23, 2010 at 11:30 a.m. Central Time. The presentation will provide a corporate overview, highlight the products that Marine Products Corporation provides and discuss the most recently published financial results. Management's remarks will be available in real time at...

2010-04-12 15:17:00

LAFAYETTE, La., April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stone Energy Corporation (NYSE: SGY) today announced that the Company will be presenting at several upcoming conferences. David H. Welch, the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the IPAA Oil & Gas Investment Symposium in New York at the Sheraton Hotel & Towers at 11:20 a.m. eastern time on Tuesday, April 13, 2010. A live webcast will be available in the "Event" section of the company's website,...

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2010-04-12 10:45:00

Children who were spanked as toddlers are twice as likely to become aggressive or destructive as they grow older, a team of university researchers claim in a new study. The findings were published online in the April 12 edition of the Pediatrics as "Mothers' Spanking of 3-Year-Old Children and Subsequent Risk of Children's Aggressive Behavior." The research was completed by Catherine A. Taylor and Janet C. Rice of Tulane University, Jennifer A. Manganello of the University of Albana, and...

2010-03-03 06:00:00

TAMPA, Fla., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- With the advent of mobile learning technology and the rising demand for virtual m-learning classroom applications, the University Alliance Online, a global leader in interactive professional education, continues to be on the cutting edge of technology. Now, students attending Villanova University, Tulane University, the University of Notre Dame and the University of San Francisco can take their online learning mobile thanks to the new MP4 course...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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