Education News Archive - January 28, 2007

By Mike Swift, Lisa M. Krieger and Rodney Foo, San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Jan. 28--Stanford Professor Bruce Wooley opened Friday's lecture on circuit design with a lesson about a more important set of connections.

By Genevieve Marshall, The Morning Call, Allentown, Pa. Jan. 28--Markita Acosta's dorm room at Kutztown University has a toddler bed, two bins of toys, a string of paper alphabet letters on the wall and a tiny Spongebob Squarepants sofa.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.