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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
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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