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2012-12-11 05:02:42

Ivy Child International recently led a campus wide educational forum and open dialogue on “Bullying Prevention and Intervention”, conducted by Rose Pavlov, Founder and President of Ivy Child, to discuss strategies to prevent bullying and offer information about cross-cultural positive psychology tools and research. Worcester, MA (PRWEB) December 10, 2012 The “Bullying Prevention and Intervention” discussion, conducted by Pavlov, was hosted on the campus of the...

2012-09-18 23:01:15

Seven students, including six women, are the first to enroll in an interdisciplinary graduate program that combines research and innovation experiences. Worcester, Mass. (PRWEB) September 18, 2012 With an intensive schedule of technical, entrepreneurial, and social activities packed into the week before the formal start of classes, seven graduate students at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) completed the inaugural “boot camp” of an interdisciplinary biofabrication program...

2012-09-10 23:00:12

Lindsay Gerhard recognized as “Up-and-Comer” in Central MA Business Community. Worcester, MA (PRWEB) September 10, 2012 Lindsay Gerhardt´s ability to communicate complex technical information to customers and grow the family business has earned the Executive Vice President at Barry Communications a spot on Worcester Business Journal´s 2012 “40 Under 40” list. The list is published annually by the Worcester Business Journal to recognize up-and-comers in the...

2012-09-05 23:04:26

New sites added in Russia, India, New Zealand, Albania, and Maine; In WPI´s pioneering undergraduate curriculum, projects are the lifeblood of the student experience Worcester, Mass. (PRWEB) September 04, 2012 Building on a pioneering project-based curriculum and adding to a legacy of experiential learning that has transformed the lives of thousands of students over the course of more than 40 years, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) has added five new destinations to its expansive...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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