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International News Archive - August 01, 2011

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University of Georgia student Virginia Schutte describes how a summer in Taiwan gave her the opportunity to get to the bottom of an invasive species problem in mangrove forests there.

Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.