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Education News Archive - October 29, 2006

By Dave Marcus, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Oct. 29--PITTSBURGH -- Freshmen deep in conversation stroll along a tree-lined plaza and past a bubbling fountain. The classes are small here, and students say they get to know their professors. Gwyeth Smith Jr.

Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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