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2012-08-03 08:39:51

NASA and Louisiana leaders Thursday committed to a five-year extension of their partnership in the National Center for Advanced Manufacturing (NCAM). NCAM is a principal NASA resource in Louisiana that supports aerospace manufacturing research, development and innovation critical to the goals of the nation's space program. NCAM was formed in 1999 and includes NASA, NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, the state of Louisiana and the University of New Orleans. This new agreement...

2011-06-23 08:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Area high school students from nine public schools will gain hands-on experience and explore careers related to energy industries at a week-long pilot camp in New Orleans. The camp is intended to encourage students to consider the energy industry as a viable option for an exciting career, to sharpen their science and math skills, and to work together successfully with new and different friends. It is being sponsored and coordinated by Shell Oil...

2008-12-23 09:56:00

College Intramural Flag Football Teams to Compete for National Championships NEW YORK, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- While America's top Division 1 college football teams square off in two dozen bowl games, nearly 100 of the country's best college intramural flag football teams and over 1,500 students will travel to New Orleans from December 29-31 to compete in the 2008 Slingbox ACIS Football National Championships -- the culmination of the largest collegiate football program in the nation. The...

2008-07-21 03:00:37

By Moises, Christian Age: 56 Family: husband, Larry McDonald; and stepdaughters Stephanie and Celeste Education: bachelor's degree in English education and a minor in newspaper journalism, University of New Orleans; master's degree in curriculum instruction, UNO; doctor of philosophy in educational administration; UNO Hometown: New Orleans There was a time the leader of the Jefferson Parish Public School System was not sure education was for her. "I wasn't always dead set on...

2008-07-17 03:00:00

By Anonymous THE TWENTY-FOURTH TECHNICAL SESSION of the Rochester Mineralogical Symposium (RMS) was held on 13 April 2007. Twelve abstracts were accepted and presented as oral papers. The review panel consisted of Dr. Steven Chamberlain, New York State Museum; Dr. Carl Francis, Harvard Univeristy; Dr. Robert King, Tewkesbury, Great Britain; Dr. Marian Lupulescu, New York State Museum; and Dr. George Robinson, Michigan Technological University. PSEUDOBROOKITE FROM THE NINE MILE PLUTON,...

2007-06-04 09:00:43

By O'Neil, Robert M; Cook, Norma C; Finkin, Matthew W; Henry, Myron S; Et al I. INTRODUCTION The devastation that Hurricane Katrina inflicted on the universities of New Orleans in late August 2005 is undoubtedly the most serious disruption of American higher education in the nation's history.1 This was hardly the first time that collegiate facilities had been destroyed and academic programs halted; one need only recall the savage tornadoes that leveled buildings at Central State...

2006-06-08 20:18:15

By Peter Henderson NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - People returning to New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina have driven house prices up 10 percent as they compete for the few structures that survived, University of New Orleans researchers said on Thursday. Katrina flooded 80 percent of the city, killed more than 1,500 and drove hundreds of thousands from their homes. While many may never come back, those who return face slim pickings in a city where entire neighborhoods were destroyed and...

2005-12-07 16:13:36

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Former U.S. Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton unveiled on Wednesday a $90 million aid program for universities and other organizations shuttered by Hurricane Katrina three months ago. The Bush-Clinton Katrina Fund announced a first grant of $30 million for 34 higher education institutions, including the University of New Orleans, Tulane University and Loyola University of New Orleans, as well as other universities and colleges across Mississippi and...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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