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Education News Archive - July 07, 2007

By Howard Mintz, San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Jul. 7--This time each year, thousands of law school graduates like Santa Clara University's Meghan Piano retreat into a hermit's existence.

Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]