Australian Open: Denis Istomin Celebrates Biggest Day Of His Modest Career

Denis Istomin, who shocked world No. 2 and defending champion Novak Djokovic in the second round of the Australian Open in Melbourne has been on the fringes of men’s professional tennis for a long time now, without actually being in the limelight. Born in Orenburg, Russia, the Uzbek turned professional in 2008. Till now, he has made three finals on the ATP circuit, winning one. He also has three doubles crowns with three different partners and has finished runner-up on two occasions. Istomin beat Djokovic 6-7(8), 7-5, 6-2, 6-7(5), 4-6…

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Center for Distance Education celebrates National Distance Learning Week

Mississippi State University’s Center for Distance Education is celebrating National Distance Learning Week, hosted by the United States Distance Learning Association during the week of Nov. 7-11. National Distance Learning Week is designed to highlight the growth of distance education and its accomplishments. MSU offers four bachelor degree programs, 23 master degree programs, seven doctoral degree programs, and four certificate programs through distance education. The unofficial enrollment numbers for students enrolled exclusively in online classes for Fall 2016 are 782 undergraduate students and 961 graduate students. Currently, U.S. News and…

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Pearson Celebrates National Distance Learning Week With Webinar Series

Today Pearson announced a series of webinars that it is hosting in celebration of National Distance Learning Week (NDLW), November 7-11, 2016. The webinars will explore a variety of distance learning topics including emerging distance learning trends, strategies and best practices to engage online students, and new tools designed to enhance the online teaching and learning experience. NDLW is hosted by the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) each year to showcase the growth of distance learning and celebrate the accomplishments achieved by K-12, higher education, and corporate online learning…

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Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the company’s 18th birthday

Today, Google celebrates its 18th birthday — though not even Google knows if this is quite accurate, seeing how it’s celebrated the occasion on various days throughout September since the company officially filed for incorporation in 1998. In fact, for Google’s 15th birthday in 2013, the company admitted point blank that it wasn’t sure when it should set its official anniversary, and that it had celebrated the day on September 7, 8, and 26. The company officially adopted the 27th as its birthday in 2005, announcing its hugely expanded web…

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