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Education News Archive - January 14, 2008

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamline University and Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota now offer students a unique opportunity to pursue both a juris doctor (JD) and a master of fine arts (MFA) degree in creative writing.

t Dyan Snavely was named to the president's honor list for her 4.0 grade-point average during her fifth term at The Art Institute of York, where she is majoring in graphic design. A 2006 graduate of Hempfield High School, she is the daughter of Roy and Dawn Snavely of Mount Joy.

Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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