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2013-04-23 23:02:06

UW-Green Bay Becomes First in UW System to Seek Accreditation. Madison, WI (PRWEB) April 23, 2013 Representatives from the University of Wisconsin Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and Technology program announced today that the online bachelor´s degree is in candidacy status, pending accreditation review by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). CAHIIM is an independent accrediting organization whose...

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2011-09-20 11:01:42

  A graduate student from Montana State University is part of a team of researchers that revealed a new species of raptorial dinosaur to the public on Monday, the first definitive troodontid theropod discovered from the Late Cretaceous Period of North America in more than 75 years. MSU doctoral student Mike Knell, MSU paleontologist David Varricchio, three colleagues, and lead researcher Lindsay Zanno, from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside and the Field Museum of Natural...

2008-09-23 09:00:56

Distance education students at the University of Wisconsin-Stout are enjoying the personal touch in their online technical communications program thanks to deployment of lecture capture from Echo360. Using the EchoSystem platform for campus-wide lecture capture, the university creates a dynamic learning environment for their on-campus and remote student body. UW-Stout was designated by the UW System Board of Regents in 2007 as Wisconsin's Polytechnic University. Distinguishing itself with...

2008-08-22 15:00:44

By ERICA PEREZ The highly anticipated U.S. News & World Report magazine's annual college rankings edition hits newsstands Monday. Officials at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse are sure to be happy. The school jumped from 22 to 17 in the rankings of master's universities in the Midwest region. Beloit College also got a nod as No. 37 among liberal arts schools in the "Great Schools, Great Prices" section, and Alverno College is a an up-and-coming school to watch. Alverno's...

2008-07-20 12:00:19

By Deborah Ziff, The Wisconsin State Journal Jul. 20--A new Web site is under construction to be a Wisconsin geologic Wikipedia of sorts, with user-generated content about rock exposures, fossils, sinkholes and more across the state. Called the Wisconsin Geologic Record, the site is being created by geologists at UW-Richland, UW-Madison and the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey. "It 's the first of its kind anywhere as far as we know, in that it 's a community-based...

2008-07-18 12:01:06

By Nick Perry, Seattle Times Jul. 18--In a plan that could change the face of higher education in the Puget Sound region, the University of Washington said Thursday it wants to double enrollment at its branch campuses in Tacoma and Bothell over the next decade. UW President Mark Emmert said he believes that an aggressive outreach program, coupled with additions such as dormitory housing and an expanded range of degrees, could attract thousands of new students to the branch campuses....

2008-06-26 21:01:53

By Ed Treleven, The Wisconsin State Journal Jun. 26--In a signal that more copyright infringement lawsuits could be coming against students in the UW System, the Recording Industry Association of America filed a lawsuit in federal court in Madison Wednesday seeking the names of people it believes illegally downloaded music at UW facilities. The John Doe lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Madison by the RIAA, seeks the identities of 48 people who were monitored downloading...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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