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2014-01-22 11:27:06

The level of development of countries has a direct influence on the education system. By way of example, it is clear that the investment that countries like India and China have made in education over the last few years has had a direct influence on their economic progress. The commitment that Finland made some time ago has also had repercussions on its economy. By contrast, in western countries increasingly less public money is being devoted to funding higher education. For this reason and...

2014-01-09 08:25:08

Artists to work directly with students, faculty, staff and Northern Utah community to share expertise and experiences OGDEN, Utah, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Weber State University Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities (http://weber.edu/cah), the Western region's foremost institution for student-centered teaching and research, today announced Jonathan Harris and Ana Castillo as the Hurst Artists in Residence for the 2014-2015 academic year. The Hurst...

2011-05-03 16:30:00

SOUTH BEND, Ind., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Centerplate, the leading hospitality partner to North America's premier sports, entertainment and convention venues, announced today its selection as the University of Notre Dame's new hospitality provider for all of its athletic facilities. Following a competitive bidding process, Centerplate has been awarded a long-term contract to provide food and beverage services for fans of the Fighting Irish at all of the University's sports venues...

2011-04-12 13:42:00

Special Remarks to be given by South Beach Diet Author and Cardiologist Dr. Arthur Agatston WASHINGTON, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and the University of Miami will jointly host a public forum on the importance of nutrition education and physical activity on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the University of Miami's Newman Alumni Center. Today, more than one-third of adults and 17 percent of children in the United...

2011-01-06 09:00:00

MIAMI, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dade Medical College will officially introduce its new School of Continuing Education on January 22. This new division will begin offering non-credit courses for students and working professionals. These courses will include state board exam reviews, continuing education unit credits and certificate programs. Class hours will be flexible, including both weekday and weekend (Saturday) course offerings. Leading the school will be Jorge A. Alvarez, as...

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