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2014-07-10 08:33:06

Dwight School ? First in the Americas to Offer All Four International Baccalaureate Programs ? Launches Innovative, Pre-Professional IBCC for High School Students NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dwight School, an independent IB World School located on Manhattan's Upper West Side, has been authorized to offer the IBCC (International Baccalaureate Career Certificate), the newest IB program designed to prepare students for successful careers in today's rapidly changing,...

2014-06-10 12:58:17

NASA NASA has named Gavin A. Schmidt to head the agency’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York, a leading Earth climate research laboratory. Currently deputy director of the institute, Schmidt steps into the position left vacant after the retirement of long-time director James E. Hansen and becomes only the third person to hold the post. "Gavin is a highly respected climate scientist who already also has proven himself as a terrific leader of the GISS team," said...

2014-06-09 12:21:48

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has named Gavin A. Schmidt to head the agency's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York, a leading Earth climate research laboratory. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Currently deputy director of the institute, Schmidt steps into the position left vacant after the retirement of long-time director James E. Hansen and becomes only the third person to hold the post. "Gavin is a highly...

2014-04-04 23:38:12

Bank Street College faculty will present at a national research conference on their transformative online education experiences and the impact of their latest work. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Bank Street College of Education faculty will present at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2014 Annual Meeting, the largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research, April 3-7, in Philadelphia, on the development and impact of online education. “Bank...

2014-03-26 20:21:05

NEW YORK, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 350 business and community leaders and patrons of the arts turned out at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Spring Gala to honor Keith Banks, president of U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management, and a member of the LCPA's Board of Trustees and the Leadership Committee of the Lincoln Center Corporate Fund, for his leadership in efforts to expand access to the arts. The event exceeded its goal, raising more than...

2014-02-26 16:26:16

NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bode Miller skipped the Olympics closing ceremony and cheered on the Dwight School Lions boys varsity basketball team as they won the championship title against Leman Manhattan Prep on their new home court at the Dwight School Athletic Center in East Harlem. Mr. Miller, a long-time Dwight School and ICL Champion, staunchly believes in Dwight's educational philosophy of "igniting the spark of genius" in every child. He said, "Dwight instills...

2014-02-04 16:26:05

Dwight's Global Educational Network Offers Students Unique Opportunity to Shine on the World's Most Famous Concert Hall Stage NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two hundred Dwight students from around the world gathered last Friday to perform a special concert entitled "Tutti" at Carnegie Hall, launching an annual event designed to bring together Dwight students in grades 4-12 from three continents to collaborate as artists and share the universal language of music. (Photo:...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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