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2014-04-29 08:37:44

- Five Joint Research Projects Underway - GAITHERSBURG, Md. and ADELPHI, Md., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca, and the University System of Maryland announced today that the initial research collaboration between MedImmune and the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) has been expanded to include the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. The collaborators have also...

2011-11-13 08:00:00

The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia approved Georgia Southwestern State Universityâs request to name its new Health and Human Sciences Complex after former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, a GSW alumna from the class of 1946. ATLANTA, Ga. (PRWEB) November 13, 2011 Wednesday, during their November meeting, the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia approved Georgia Southwestern State Universityâs request to name its new Health and...

2011-05-09 10:00:00

First academic affiliation with University System of Georgia institution MARIETTA, Ga., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Polytechnic State University (SPSU) has established a unique affiliation with the High Museum of Art in Atlanta that will give students and faculty access to the museum's exhibitions, collections and programs. "I'm happy to note that we are the first University System of Georgia institution to have such an affiliation," said Dr. Zvi Szafran, vice...

2009-10-05 12:52:00

COLUMBUS, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor Eric D. Fingerhut today announced at the University System of Ohio Efficiency Council meeting, an agreement between the University System of Ohio's technology infrastructure and operations arm, OARnet, and Microsoft Corporation that will leverage the System's group purchasing power to bring additional messaging solutions to Ohio's higher education and K-12 communities. The Education Alliance Agreement is a move towards...

2009-06-30 10:00:00

OWINGS MILLS, Md., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- iStrategy Solutions ("iStrategy"), a leader in data warehousing and analytic application software for higher education institutions, announced that the University System of Georgia ("USG") has chosen the iStrategy HigherEd Analytics Suite for statewide deployment. Selected in a competitive bid process, the HigherEd Analytics Suite will provide financial data warehousing and business intelligence at 32 of USG's colleges and universities. The...


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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