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2014-04-10 08:20:42

BANGALORE, India, and WICHITA, Kansas, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems [http://www.infosys.com/Links/redirectlink.aspx?id=spirit-aerosystems.aspx ], Inc., one of the world's largest independent suppliers of commercial airplane assemblies and components along with Infosys [http://www.infosys.com ], a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing, today announced the winners of the Spirit Global Design Challenge (SGDC) 2013. 66 students from thirteen...

2014-04-03 12:20:11

April 7 Announcement in Washington, D.C., Breaks Down U.S. Airlines Based on Customer Complaints, Baggage Handling, On-Time Arrivals and Denied Boarding WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The results of the 24th annual national Airline Quality Rating (AQR) ranking U.S. major carriers will be announced at 9:30 a.m., Monday, April 7, at a news conference at the National Press Club, Murrow Room, in Washington, D.C. Conducted annually by Dr. Brent Bowen, Dean of the College of...

2014-03-20 12:36:54

Partnership is Company's Latest Student-Focused Services Engagement WASHINGTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wichita State University has selected Blackboard as its partner in a major effort to increase student retention and enrollment by taking a technology-focused, student-centric approach to services, the company announced today. The agreement is the latest example of Blackboard working to streamline and improve admissions and enrollment processes to help colleges, universities...

2014-02-25 12:20:36

WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TECT Aerospace, a global leader in aerospace component manufacturing, announced today their commitment to provide $100,000 over the next five years to Wichita State University (WSU) for the development of a community-wide program that will mentor K-12 students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The STEM mentoring initiative will target girls, low-income youth and students of color. The program will recruit professionals...

2014-02-07 08:22:54

Acquisition establishes Wichita State University as a hub for the study of Parks' work WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University has acquired 125 fine art photographs by the internationally acclaimed, Kansas-born artist Gordon Parks (1912-2006). The acquisition was made possible by a generous donation from The Gordon Parks Foundation (GPF), a $150,000 challenge grant from Paula and Barry Downing and matching funds....

2011-03-30 09:23:00

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The results of the 21st annual national Airline Quality Rating (AQR) will be announced at 9:30 a.m. EDT, Monday, April 4, at a news conference at the National Press Club, Murrow Room, in Washington, D.C. The AQR is the most comprehensive study of the performance and quality of the 16 largest airlines in the United States. The study helps sort out the difference in airline performance for the business community, the media and the...

2010-04-12 08:41:00

WASHINGTON, April 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Airlines and airline passengers are discovering that less can be better. Fewer flights and fewer fliers have translated into better performance. For the second consecutive year, the performance of the nation's leading carriers improved, according to the 20th annual national Airline Quality Rating ( http://aqr.aero ). It was the third best overall score in the 19( )years researchers have tracked the performance of airlines. Released during a...

2010-04-08 09:52:00

WASHINGTON, April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The airline industry had one of its best years ever in 2009, according to the 20th annual national Airline Quality Rating. ( http://AQR.aero ) The complete results of the latest quality ratings for the nation's 18 largest airlines will be revealed at 9:30 a.m. EDT, Monday, April 12, during a news conference at the National Press Club, Holeman Lounge, in Washington, D.C. Based on arrival times, denied boardings, mishandled baggage and...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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