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Education News Archive - June 04, 2006

By Natalie P. Mcneal, The Miami Herald Jun. 4--When Lissette Bossolo decided to pursue a business degree, she looked for a program that would be flexible enough to allow her to spend time with her husband and two young daughters.

By Casey Foran, Odessa American, Texas Jun. 4--Forget the tents, heavy backpacks and fishing poles. UTPB and OC are offering Permian Basin youngsters a different kind of camp experience this summer.

Word of the Day
caparison
  • 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.
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