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Education News Archive - November 05, 2006

By Carli Teproff, The Miami Herald Nov. 5--Tucked in the corner of Promenade Shops in Aventura is Miami Dade College's new outreach center. Afternoons, the 3,000-square-foot space serves as the home to the Institute For Mathematics and Computer Science Center, a tutorial program.

Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.