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Moms Who Work Feel Better
2011-12-13 12:02:44

Mothers with jobs report fewer symptoms of depression, better overall health Mothers with jobs tend to be healthier and happier than moms who stay at home during their children's infancy and pre-school years, according to a new study published by the American Psychological Association. Researchers analyzed National Institute for Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development data, beginning in 1991 with interviews of 1,364 mothers shortly after their...

2011-06-09 00:00:30

Flexible learning alternatives are allowing nonprofit administrators to learn when and where they choose, without having to travel to campus. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) June 07, 2011 Today UNCG announced plans to offer students in its post-baccalaureate Nonprofit Management Certificate Program a new option for completing their coursework. Beginning with the 2011 summer session, each of the eight courses in the program will be offered online. "Adding a new online option allows us to extend our...

2011-04-14 11:44:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students interested in nursing careers can apply for a scholarship/loan through the N.C. Nurse Scholars Program (NSP) for the 2011-12 academic year at CFNC.org. Approximately 400 new awards are expected to be made for the coming year, according to the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority (NCSEAA), a partner in CFNC. Nurse Scholars Program awards are available for undergraduate and graduate nursing...

2011-04-14 11:41:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Master's and doctoral degree students planning to become nursing instructors at North Carolina public and private colleges and universities may apply for the Nurse Educators of Tomorrow (NET) scholarship-loan for the 2011-12 academic year at the college information site, CFNC.org/NET. Up to 80 new awards are available for the coming year, according to the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority (NCSEAA), a...

2011-04-05 00:00:28

UNCG is preparing its graduates for research, service and career opportunities by investing in new online and on-campus courses. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) April 4, 2011 Today UNCG announced a significant expansion of its Master's degree and post-baccalaureate certificate programs that focus on conflict, dispute resolution and peace building. A dozen new courses and three new degree concentrations will be offered "“ both online and at the University. "Anyone who reads local, national or...

2011-03-10 10:20:00

ARLINGTON, Va., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) will formally release a report, Student Learning, Student Achievement: How Do Teachers Measure Up? during an interactive webcast later today from 6:00-7:00 p.m. EST. Advance copies of the full report and executive summary are available by visiting www.nbpts.org/studentlearning. As part of the webcast, speakers will describe the report's focus on teacher evaluation and...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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