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2013-05-22 23:19:29

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is now offering a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems (BS IS) and a Master of Science in Management Information Systems (MS MIS) degree completely via an online learning environment. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Designed with current and aspiring information technology professionals in mind, the online Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems (BS IS) and Master of Science in Management Information Systems (MS MIS)...

2013-02-25 23:01:48

University of Alabama´s Crimson Tide Productions Elevates Championship Brand with High Level Productions Like The Nick Saban Show (PRWEB) February 25, 2013 At the hub of one of the busiest and most illustrious college athletic departments in the country is the University of Alabama´s Crimson Tide Productions (CTP). Home to BCS championship Crimson Tide football team, CTP is responsible for producing the live video production and highlight videos for 15 different athletic programs...

April Is The Cruelest Month
2012-04-15 03:00:29

[ Watch the Video ] In the opening lines to The Waste Land, T.S. Eliot wrote "April is the Cruelest Month." You might agree if you live in the southeastern United States. Last April, a historic outburst of 202 tornadoes turned broad swaths of that part of the country into a disaster zone. "The event of April 27th and 28th 2011 was the costliest convective storm in U.S. history," said Kevin Knupp, professor of atmospheric sciences at the University of Alabama-Huntsville. And he...

2012-03-19 23:01:55

University of Alabama recently completed construction of the Roberta Alison Baumgardner Tennis Facility, an indoor tennis center located adjacent to the Alabama Tennis Stadium. The new tennis center contains six regulation NCAA hard courts, in addition to a lobby and restroom. San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2012 Excitement for the Roberta Alison Baumgardner Tennis Facility began even before the initial ground breaking took place. "With the construction of the new six court indoor...

Explaining Dune Field Patterns
2012-02-08 05:04:26

In a study of the harsh but beautiful White Sands National Monument in New Mexico, University of Pennsylvania researchers have uncovered a unifying mechanism to explain dune patterns. The new work represents a contribution to basic science, but the findings may also hold implications for identifying when dune landscapes like those in Nebraska´s Sand Hills may reach a “tipping point” under climate change, going from valuable grazing land to barren desert. The study was...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin