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2009-08-26 12:37:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- As classes begin today at the University of Texas at Austin and other institutions around the state, a new coalition has launched an effort to enhance the quality of higher education in Texas. Responding to a diminishing emphasis on Western civilization coursework in Texas and elsewhere, the Coalition for American Traditions and Ethics (CATE) is encouraging Texas colleges and universities to develop coursework and programs that give students a strong...

2009-08-18 06:38:00

DALLAS, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC), the largest technology trade organization in Texas, has named Steve Steinheimer, CEO of SSG, Ltd., a finalist in the Emerging Company CEO category as part of the 9th Annual Tech Titans and Titan Fast Tech. The Tech Titans Awards recognize outstanding technology companies and individuals in the North Texas area who have made significant contributions to the industry during the past year. The Tech Titans Award...

2009-08-04 15:27:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Of the 600,000-800,000 people trafficked across international borders each year, 50 percent are under 17. It is estimated that by 2010, human trafficking will be the No. 1 crime worldwide. Arthur Eisenberg, Ph.D., professor and chairman of the department of forensic and investigative Genetics and co-director of the UNT Center for Human Identification at the University of North Texas (UNT) Health Science Center, is on a mission to stop...

2009-07-20 08:40:23

The Health Sciences Center of the University of North Texas and the University of Granada collaborate in DNA "“ Prokids, an international project aimed at fighting against traffic in children using the lasts techniques in genetic identification of human beings. Upon suggestion of the Laboratory of Genetic Identification of the University of Granada, an international project for genetic identification of missing children and their families was set up in 2004. Last May, the project was...

2009-07-14 07:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Eri Yoshimura begins to play, beautiful music fills the air. Her eyes close, and her body sways in time to the prelude. Her small hands glide over the keyboard gracefully, fluidly, as if they were tiny ballerinas on a miniature stage. When she's not performing, though, this University of North Texas (UNT) piano performance doctoral student is part of a collaborative study between the Denton campus and the UNT Health Science Center...

2009-07-06 08:00:00

TAMPA, Fla., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Villanova University, the leader in Lean Six Sigma education, is enhancing its professional education offerings with the world's only 100% online Advanced Master Certificate in Lean Six Sigma. In addition to enabling those with Black Belt training to achieve prestigious Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt certification, this program examines business processes from a holistic perspective, empowering participants to implement Six Sigma strategies that will...

2009-01-28 07:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Michael Forster of the UNT Health Science Center and Dr. Raj Sohal of the University of Southern California's School of Pharmacy have discovered that eating less may not be a key to living longer. Their study and others by Health Science Center researchers were recently published in several scientific journals and articles. The Forster-Sohal study found that lean...

2008-09-03 12:00:09

To: HEALTH EDITORS Contact: Lauren LaFleur of the University of North Texas Health Science Center, +1-817-735-5152, cell: +1-817-504-3603, llafleur@hsc.unt.edu FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thomas Yorio, PhD, executive vice president for Academic Affairs and Research, has been named provost of the UNT Health Science Center. Yorio will serve as chief academic officer for the UNT Health Science Center and will provide overall direction for all academic programs and...

2008-08-01 03:00:22

By John Austin, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Aug. 1--DENTON -- Every musician dreams of going out on a high note. Neil Slater, director of the University of North Texas One O'Clock Lab Band, nailed it. "The crowd just wouldn't let them off the stage," said Craig Marshall, manager of the lab band, describing a concert in Italy on the 20-piece ensemble's just-ended tour of European music festivals. "I think it's the best trip we've ever done. It was a really neat way to end Neil's...

2008-07-25 03:00:41

By John Austin, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jul. 25--There's no reason high gas prices should keep you away from campus -- at least not a virtual campus. The increased availability of distance learning classes and programs means that students can earn degrees, including doctorates, without commuting to or living on campus. Or even being in Texas. Tarrant County College has students taking online classes from as far away as Iraq. One of the first graduates of Texas Christian...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
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This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.