Education News Archive - November 28, 2006
The Goldman Sachs Foundation Awards $9.4 Million in Grants to Promote Academic Excellence, Math and Science Enrichment, and Capital Markets Education
The Goldman Sachs Foundation today announced $9.4 million in grants to programs designed to further the Foundation's commitment to support the academic and leadership development of promising young people around the world.
Word of the Day
- A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
- Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
- To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
- To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.