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2014-07-24 08:29:17

RICHARDSON, Texas, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Edith O'Donnell, longtime visionary and patroness of the arts and education, has made a contribution of $17 million to create the Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History. The purpose of the investment is to elevate art history at UT Dallas to a nationally preeminent stature. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140723/130005 "UT Dallas excels in science and engineering. The moment is right to build a program of the...

2014-04-28 16:31:46

Center for BrainHealth convenes national thought leaders at Summit in Washington, DC, focuses on brain resilience and regeneration, announces launch of www.BrainHealthDaily.com DALLAS, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 150 public policy experts, think tank scholars, educators, Congressional staff members and others gathered today at the Hay-Adams Hotel in Washington, DC, where the Center for BrainHealth held its inaugural Brain Health Summit titled "The Human Brain:...

2014-04-22 12:24:07

RICHARDSON, Texas, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University of Texas at Dallas alumni Corey Egan MBA'10 and Swapnil Bora MBA'11 have emerged from the "Shark Tank" reality television show with a $350,000 deal with entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban. Egan and Bora, who appeared on the episode of "Shark Tank" that aired April 18, developed the idea of smartphone-controlled light bulbs for their Plano-based business, ilumi, as students in the Naveen Jindal...

Aerobic Exercise Benefits Brain Function As Well As Body
2013-11-12 18:09:56

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online According to a study published in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, physical exercise programs could help aging adults improve their memory. Researchers from the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas used a new brain imaging technique to determine aerobic exercise helps improve memory and brain function. The finding is significant for those adults 50 and older who want to stay mentally sharp....

2013-10-18 23:02:01

USGIF and Commercial Imagery Giant Team to Provide Imagery, Data, and Technology Grants to USGIF-Accredited Schools Herndon, VA (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) has expanded its partnership with USGIF Strategic Partner DigitalGlobe, corresponding with the launch of The DigitalGlobe Foundation October 11. USGIF sponsors and promotes geospatial educational programs, and has accredited geospatial intelligence programs at eight colleges...

2013-07-25 23:21:32

USGIF finalizes accreditation for school’s GEOINT Certificate Program. Herndon, VA (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) is proud to announce the addition of the University of Redlands’ Geospatial Intelligence Certificate Program to the list of USGIF-accredited college and university programs. The Foundation has approved the University of Redlands’ program for a five-year period from August 2013 to August 2018. Redlands now offers a USGIF...

2013-06-13 23:27:40

The CogniFit brain fitness website is now available in 12 languages and in more than 65 countries. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 CogniFit, a leading developer of scientific brain training and online brain games, announces the release of its online brain fitness platform in Russian, offering its cognitive programs to over 250 millions new potential users who speak Russian in the world. The CogniFit brain fitness website is now available in more than 65 countries and in 12 different...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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