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2014-05-05 16:31:03

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesley B. (Sully) Sullenberger III will be the guest speaker at Nova Southeastern University's (NSU) undergraduate commencement on Saturday, May 10 at 4 pm at the BB&T Center located at 1 Panther Parkway in Sunrise. The ceremony will include candidates from NSU's the Farquhar College of Arts, Abraham S. Fischler School of Education, the College of Health Care Sciences, the College of Nursing, and Sciences, the H. Wayne...

2014-04-26 23:02:16

Primoris Academy’s Summer 2014 Enrichment Programs run from June 23rd to August 15th and include half-day and full-day options. Westwood, NJ (PRWEB) April 26, 2014 Primoris Academy, conveniently located in Westwood, New Jersey, has created a wide variety of fun-filled and intellectually stimulating programs for this summer intended for preschoolers through seniors in high school. The summer enrichment programs are broken into four 2-week sessions and by age. Families may choose only...

2013-09-11 23:00:55

Colorado Technology Association (CTA) has awarded iTriage CEO and co-founder, Dr. Peter Hudson, with the organization’s most prestigious honor, “Entrepreneur of the Year,” during last night’s APEX 2013 Conference Awards Dinner. Denver, Colo. (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Organization cites disruptive innovation, job creation and visionary leadership in award decision. Colorado Technology Association (CTA) has awarded iTriage CEO and co-founder, Dr. Peter Hudson, with the...

2012-03-15 07:00:00

US Sports Camps, Inc. offers Nike sponsored swimming camps nationwide for swimmers ages 9-18 and is pleased to announce its return to Greeley, Colorado at the University of Northern Colorado, June 3-7 and June 10-14. San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 Located 60 miles north of Denver and only 20 minutes from Fort Collins and Loveland, The Nike Swim Camp at the University of Northern Colorado is designed to help competitive swimmers improve their stroke technique so they can compete at...

2009-07-20 18:47:47

A Colorado farmer who was drafted into World War II just as he was going to get his high school diploma says he has finally obtained the sheepskin at age 84. Takeshi Murata of Greeley, Colo., says he was awarded a diploma from the University of Northern Colorado in June, 66 years after Uncle Sam plucked him as he was about to graduate from Greeley's College High School, KUSA-TV, Denver, reported Monday. He got the degree from UNC because Greeley College High, which no longer exists, was...

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2009-06-03 15:35:00

According to a study presented at the American College of Sports Medicine's annual meeting in Seattle, exercising for over an hour a week may help cut a woman's chances of developing breast cancer for women over 30. Lisa Sprod of University of Northern Colorado in Greeley and colleagues asked 4296 women in the study to recall their physical activity levels during four key stages of life.  Those stages were 10 to 15 years old, 15 to 30 years old, 30 to 50 years old, and 50 year old and...

2008-08-07 06:00:20

By Greeley Tribune, Colo. Aug. 7--Staff reports Two 15-year-old boys and a 21-year-old man were arrested on the University of Northern Colorado campus late Tuesday after they tripped a burglar alarm in Michener Library. A search warrant for their apartment in south Greeley later resulted in the recovery of two laptop computers and a UNC west campus master key ring, which were taken in an earlier theft. An arrest warrant accused the three of breaking into Michener last Saturday,...

2008-08-03 06:00:23

By Chris Casey, Greeley Tribune, Colo. Aug. 3--If, say five years from now, you're filling your car's tank with low-cost fuel made from grass, algae or another non-food plant, you might have a University of Northern Colorado professor to thank. Chhandak Basu, an assistant professor of biological sciences, is researching whether a gene from a tropical "diesel tree" can be cloned into other plants for mass production of biofuel. Basu has received $100,000 for the two-year collaborative...

2008-07-01 12:00:42

By Dan England, Greeley Tribune, Colo. Jul. 1--Ken Womble longed for the stage, even as he performed on the basketball court in front of cheering fans, the kind of adulation actors rarely receive. He always wanted to be in plays, but growing up, sports were emphasized, not the arts, and that was OK with Womble, as stagefright lurked deep in the bowels of his belly. Once he got to Florida State University as an underclassman, however, he gave himself permission to try it. Universities...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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