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2013-07-23 23:18:04

The University of Western States (UWS) launches mentor network to facilitate communication between UWS students, alumni and health care professionals to promote continual learning and professional development. Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 The University of Western States (UWS), a leader in the education of health care professionals, has introduced a mentor network designed to facilitate communication between UWS students, alumni and health care professionals to promote continual...

2013-07-09 23:17:17

Will Evans, DC, PhD, appointed to the new position of associate provost to lead the University of Western States' graduate and undergraduate studies, online learning and research programs. In addition, Dr. Evans will be responsible for the development of the university’s wellness program and related strategic initiatives. Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 The University of Western States (UWS), a leader in the education of health care professionals, announced that Will Evans, DC,...

2013-04-02 23:03:48

Seven students from the University of Western States (UWS) volunteer to treat athletes at the 2013 Maccabiah Games in Israel as part of their training in the UWS exercise and sports science masters and doctor of chiropractic programs. PORTLAND, Ore (PRWEB) April 02, 2013 Seven students from the University of Western States (UWS), a leader in the education of health care professionals, have volunteered to treat athletes at the 2013 Maccabiah Games in Israel. The students, who are enrolled in...

Unhatched Turtles Communicate To Coordinate Hatching
2011-11-30 13:10:26

Scientists believe that baby turtles have the ability to communicate with each other before hatching, and can arrange to emerge from their eggs at the same time. Researchers from the University of Western Sydney said that Australia's Murray short-necked turtle embryos synchronized their hatching to prevent smaller turtles emerging alone and being attacked by predators like goannas and foxes. They believe unhatched turtles may be able to sense each other's heart vibrations or may detect...

2011-08-29 16:45:00

The University of Western States (UWS) is launching a new Massage Therapy Program on the campus of Chemeketa Community College beginning fall 2011. Salem, Oregon (PRWEB) August 29, 2011 The University of Western States(UWS) in Portland, Oregon is launching a new Massage Therapy Program on the Salem campus of Chemeketa Community College beginning fall 2011. The UWS program is based on the scientifically proven benefits of therapeutic massage. Massage therapists help people manage symptoms of...

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2011-03-18 08:10:00

Researchers from the University of Western Sydney (UWS) have announced plans to study how social media can be used to convey information in the wake of natural disasters and other catastrophes. Communications expert Dr. Gwyneth Howell, psychologist Dr. Mel Taylor and psychiatrist Professor Beverley Raphael will be conducting face-to-face interviews and compiling online surveys from those impacted by recent catastrophic events, including the Christchurch earthquakes in New Zealand and the...

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2010-08-15 06:10:00

Scientists in Australia have found a cluster of dazzling shallow-water corals that could help with the production of possible cancer-fighting drugs and may help to understand global warming, a researcher frmo the University of Western Sydney said Saturday. The fluorescent cluster of corals was found off Lord Howe Island, 400 miles east of the Australia. Some displayed rich reds that proved hard to find and are in high demand for cancer cell studies, said researcher Anya Salih. The...

2005-10-10 15:09:02

We spend more time worrying about how to get Aussie men to do more housework than we do trying to understand why blokes continue to kill themselves in great numbers each year, according to University of Western Sydney men's health researchers. Professor John Macdonald and Mr Micheal Woods from the UWS Men's Health Information and Resource Centre (MHIRC) say while we continue to blame men for their poor physical and mental health, we are ignoring the underlying social causes like education,...


Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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