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2014-10-02 20:22:40

GULFPORT, Fla., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stetson University College of Law and the University of South Florida are joining forces to help Florida veterans through supportive clinical services, collaborative student training and joint research. The collaboration will help veterans negotiate an often complex system so that they may secure disability benefits to which they are entitled. This partnership is believed to be the first of its kind pairing students and faculty...

2014-08-18 23:09:12

Mark Mandula, Managing Partner of United Capital Funding Corp., the leading provider of professional Accounts Receivable based funding and credit management solutions in the United States, announced today that he will be the Lead Underwriter of the Inaugural Student Symposium for The Tampa Bay Research Institute “TBRI” to be held August 26, 2014 from 5:00 to 7:00 in Saint Petersburg, Florida. Saint PEtersburg, Florida (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Mark Mandula, Managing Partner of United...

2014-06-26 23:04:20

All Flash Storage and Desktop Layering Innovations Create Scalable Foundation for Better Patient Care via Faster, More Secure Access to Key Healthcare Applications Marlborough, MA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Unidesk®, the Windows® desktop layering leader, today announced that USF Health System is using technology from Pure Storage and Unidesk to power infrastructure that improves patient care through dramatically increased clinician and IT productivity. With its new Virtual Desktop...

2014-05-15 08:32:55

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USFSP announced a 4-day workshop for Healthcare professionals interested in attaining a PMP Certification. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140514/87755Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140514/87754 "With the passage of the Affordable Care Act (2010), the urgency for improving quality in patient care while reducing costs has accelerated the need for program management competency in the healthcare arena," says...

2014-05-02 23:04:59

The Global Corporate Awards ceremony 2014 was held with great enthusiasm at Tampa, Florida on April 26, 2014, Saturday, at 9 am at the prestigious University Club, the oldest and most prestigious club in Tampa, Florida. It was a by invitation only tuxedo event. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 The Global Corporate Awards is the prestigious and exclusive international platform to recognize and salute the achievers of the Global Corporate World. The Global Corporate Awards is the exclusive...

2014-05-01 23:11:18

Dr. Charles Cox, Breast Cancer Surgeon at Florida Hospital Tampa and Dr. Charles Lambert, Medical Director at Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute were honored at the ceremony. (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Florida Hospital Tampa is proud to announce the 2014 Greater Temple Terrace Chamber of Commerce Medical Hero Awards recipients. Dr. Charles Cox was the recipient of the Healthcare Professional Lifetime Achievement Award and Dr. Charles Lambert was the recipient of the Healthcare Professional...

2014-04-29 23:21:19

Scar Heal, Inc. is honored to receive the FAST 56 Award from the University of South Florida. Largo, FL (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The University of South Florida (USF) Alumni Association honored the 2014 USF Fast 56 – the fastest growing USF alumni owned or led businesses in the world – at a celebration held Friday, April 11, in the Marshall Student Center Ballroom at USF Tampa. Scar Heal, Inc., led by M. Catherine Burney MPH, CHES, President of Scar Heal, Inc., which offers the latest...

2014-04-28 16:26:37

New demands on universities go beyond research and teaching to basic research and technology transfer TAMPA, Fla., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Should universities change their faculty tenure and promotion calculus based on research and publication to one that recognizes and includes faculty research activities that translate into patents, licensing and commercialization of products? "Yes," say a group of university officials from across the nation whose paper...

2014-04-18 12:35:28

A Dana-Farber/Boston Children's and VA Hospital/University of South Florida team created the antiviral therapy, which harnesses the power of stapled peptide and nanoparticle technologies to thwart the respiratory virus New therapies are needed to prevent and treat respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) – a potentially lethal respiratory infection that can severely affect infants, young children and the elderly. Despite a wide range of anti-RSV efforts, there are no vaccines or drugs on the...

2014-04-15 23:03:15

The scholarship will provide financial support and encourage excellence to students within the College of Engineering. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Nitro Mobile Solutions, a custom mobile applications development company, announced today its donation of an operational scholarship to the College of Engineering at the University of South Florida. The Nitro Mobile Solutions Scholarship in Computer Science and Engineering will be open to full-time undergraduate students seeking a degree...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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