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2011-10-15 01:15:00

With an audience of nearly 1,000 well-wishers looking on, Dr. Nariman Farvardin was inaugurated today as the seventh president of Stevens Institute of Technology.

2011-10-10 13:00:00

Advance deepens its presence in Montgomery County as the Terps’ official document solutions provider. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) October 10, 2011

2011-08-10 10:01:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program (MIPS), a historically effective innovation development program in the State of Maryland, has approved 15 new high-technology and biotechnology product development grants worth $4.2 million.

2011-07-02 00:00:32

July 1, 2011 Marks Dr. Farvardin’s First Official Day on Campus Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) July 01, 2011 Dr.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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