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Education News Archive - November 01, 2007

NEW YORK - A Jewish professor found a swastika on her office door at Columbia University on Wednesday, the latest symbol of bias and hatred found at the school in recent weeks, police said.

New York University has announced a new dual-degree program that will give tomorrow's "quant jocks" both depth in quantitative skills and breadth in management perspective to effectively manage risk, sophisticated trading models and people in today's computation-driven financial markets.

Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.