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2014-07-15 08:29:08

AUSTIN, Texas, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Professional Development Center at The University of Texas at Austin (UT PDC) is pleased to announce the fall launch of their new offering - the Medical Interpreter Certificate Program (MICP). This 40-hour program will be conducted on The University of Texas at Austin campus in a bootcamp-style week of classes. This MICP is taught in a small class format by an industry-experienced instructor and designed to allow students to receive...

2014-07-08 12:26:15

AUSTIN, Texas, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmis Publishing has named Brian D. Sweany as Editor-in-Chief of Texas Monthly. Sweany began his career at Texas Monthly as an intern in 1996 and worked his way up to become senior executive editor. The award-winning magazine has chronicled life in contemporary Texas since 1973. The nationally recognized authority on life in the state, it has won 13 National Magazine Awards. "I am honored to be named the editor in chief of Texas Monthly,...

2014-06-30 23:19:52

Girlstart honors four women who have made significant impacts in their fields and communities utilizing their STEM education. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Girlstart has announced the recipients of its second annual Women in STEM Awards, honoring four women who have made significant impacts in their fields and communities utilizing their STEM education. The award recipients will be honored as part of Game Changers, Girlstart’s annual luncheon event, which takes place this year on...

2014-06-30 14:40:41

University of Texas at Austin Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have devised a new method for enriching a group of the world's most expensive chemical commodities, stable isotopes, which are vital to medical imaging and nuclear power, as reported this week in the journal Nature Physics. For many isotopes, the new method is cheaper than existing methods. For others, it is more environmentally friendly. A less expensive, domestic source of stable isotopes could ensure...

2014-06-24 23:18:11

Clean Energy Incubator stand out now live in 69 cities; accolades from White House, US Department of Transportation. Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), part of the IC2 Institute at The University of Texas at Austin (UT), today congratulates RideScout on its company momentum. RideScout, the technology platform revolutionizing how people find and use ground transportation, is a current portfolio company of ATI’s Clean Energy Incubator. Founded by...

2014-06-24 20:21:25

AUSTIN, Texas, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Austin Communication Group, a sales and marketing company headquartered in Austin, Texas, announced that they were recognized for their excellent work on behalf of a major telecommunications client in the first quarter of 2014. Ranked against other sales and marketing offices, Austin Communication Group was the top performer in their category. The trophy, called the "Campaign Cup," is awarded based on high quality and leading sales...

2014-06-12 08:25:16

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) team from the University of Texas at Austin earned the Ad-ology Research Award for Best Use of Marketing Research during this year's American Advertising Federation (AAF) national conference held May 28-31 in Boca Raton. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140611/117077 The NSAC gives college students a near real-world experience of creating an integrated marketing campaign...

2014-05-28 23:19:15

Recent ATI Graduate Has Closed $4 Million Funding; Building Efficient Engine Technology for Military Vehicles, Shipping, Power Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), part of the IC2 Institute at The University of Texas at Austin (UT), today congratulates Yan Engines on its company momentum. Yan Engines, recently graduated from ATI, focuses on delivering fuel-efficient technologies for power generation and transportation through its engine fuel economy...

2014-05-19 23:04:58

Thursday, May 22nd Event at http://www.CollegeWeekLive.com Offers Expert Advice for High School Juniors Just Beginning the College Search; 146 Colleges Available for Live Admissions Chat Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Deciphering the difference between Early Action, Early Decision and Regular Decision college admissions can be overwhelming for students and parents just beginning the college search process. Fortunately, CollegeWeekLive, the leading website where students and colleges meet...

Most Complete Ancient Skeleton From New World Sheds New Light On Human Migration
2014-05-16 07:33:27

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An international team of scientists have uncovered the most genetically complete human skeleton from the New World yet, dating back more than 12,000 years. The skeleton, discovered in an underwater cave system in the Yucatan Peninsula, is that of a 12-year-old girl who fell into the once dry open pit, breaking her pelvis and likely killing her instantly from the 190-foot fall, according to researchers. Now, the team, a body of...


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2005-06-02 08:04:23

The Texas Longhorn is a breed of cattle known for its characteristic horns, which can extend to six feet in width and have a slight upward turn at their tips, as well as for their distinctive "burnt orange" coloring. "The Longhorns" is also the nickname of the sports teams of The University of Texas and the school mascot is a Longhorn named Bevo. The Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America serves as the recognized registry for the breed. Though some historians disagree, the Texas...

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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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