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2011-02-01 06:00:00

BEIJING, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- ChinaCast Education ("ChinaCast" or the "Company", (Nasdaq: CAST), a leading for-profit, post-secondary education and e-learning services provider in China, today announced the signing of an academic exchange and cooperation agreement with The University of North Carolina at Greensboro ("UNCG"). Through the agreement, ChinaCast and UNCG will cooperate on academic transfer programs for undergraduate and graduate degree and non-degree...

2011-01-31 13:03:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Prospective Teacher Scholarship Loan (PTSL) is a competitive, merit-based scholarship-loan program available to high school seniors and current undergraduate students who have chosen to enter the teaching profession. The application is available at CFNC.org/PTSL. The deadline for 2011-12 scholarships is April 15, 2011. The annual PTSL award is $2,500 per year if the student is a freshman or a sophomore, and...

2011-01-31 13:12:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Jan. 31, 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 College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC). Selection criteria and an application are available for undergraduate students at CFNC.org/NSP and, for master's degree students,...

2011-01-31 12:58:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Jan. 31, 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 College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC). NET awards for...

2010-12-01 00:41:12

EBSCO Discovery Serviceâ“ž¢ Selected New "One Search" Service Bringing Together Resources with Easy Linking Capabilities Ipswich, MA (Vocus/PRWEB) November 30, 2010 The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) has selected EBSCO Discovery Serviceâ“ž¢ from EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) as the basis for One Search, the library's single search experience. By looking closely at the available discovery options it came down to the...

2010-11-23 00:01:32

Dr. Gregory Carroll has been honored for his work on an award-winning online course in Music Appreciation. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) November 22, 2010 The UNCG Division of Continual Learning today announced that Dr. Gregory Carroll has received the division's first "Award for Excellence in Online Education." An associate professor in the UNCG School of Music, Carroll was honored for his outstanding contribution to Music Appreciation 241, an award-winning online course he helped to...

2010-08-31 13:02:00

NEWBERRY, S.C., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Newberry College ranks among the nation's top regional colleges in U.S. News & World Report's 2011 ranking of America's Best Colleges, featured at http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/ and available today on newsstands. Data from more than 1,400 colleges and universities nationwide was collected to determine this year's rankings, placing Newberry No. 35 among the first tier of the 100 best baccalaureate colleges in the...

2010-08-23 08:13:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) launched a new partnership with Zipcar Inc., providing the campus with access to the world's leading car-sharing service. The cost-effective and convenient transportation option is now available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to all students, staff, and faculty ages 18 and up and to community members 21 years and older. Zipcar is an environmentally friendly transportation alternative...

2009-10-27 10:44:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since its launch in 2001, North Carolina's college access web portal CFNC.org has continually grown its user base while at the same time streamlining the college application process for students and counselors. CFNC.org serves as North Carolina's one stop shop to "plan, apply, and pay for college," utilizing proven technologies and partnerships with the state's educational systems to reduce administrative burdens and costs, and most...

2009-10-27 07:30:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Unveiling plans for a 100,000(+)-square-foot research facility located at the South Campus of Gateway University Research Park in Greensboro, N.C., North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and The University of North Carolina at Greensboro will host the official groundbreaking of the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) on Monday, Nov. 9 at 3 p.m. The Gateway campus is located at 2901 East Lee Street....


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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