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2009-03-09 09:55:00

A new study found that ocean acidification caused by climate change is stripping away the protective shell of tiny yet vital organisms that absorb huge amounts of carbon pollution from the atmosphere, the AFP reported. The study found that the calcium carapace of microscopic animals called foraminifera living in the Southern Ocean have fallen in weight by a third since the start of the Industrial Revolution. The tiny organisms inhabit the surface waters of oceans around the world and are an...

2008-09-24 18:00:33

William Howard Taft University has announced that beginning on October 1, 2008 it will resume accepting applications for its Doctor of Education Program. The Program, which was founded in 1994, has been subject to voluntary enrollment limitations in recent years. After an extensive review of curriculum, courses, faculty, and administrative capacity by independent subject specialists, the Distance Education and Training Council in June gave final approval to the University to enroll...

2008-06-11 18:00:42

On June 7, 2008 the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) voted to grant re-accreditation to The Taft University System until 2013. This action was taken after consideration of an extensive self-study prepared by the University and the report of a site visitation team that included representatives of both regionally and American Bar Association accredited schools. The five-year re-accreditation period is the maximum permissible under DETC standards....


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.