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Education News Archive - August 08, 2007

The American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation has elected Western University of Health Sciences College of Dentistry Dean James Koelbl to a one-year term as vice chairman. The term runs from October 2007 to October 2008.

Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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