Latest Anuj Desai Stories

2009-03-31 08:37:00

U.S. Postal Service Moroney Awards Presented to Two Wisconsin Scholars WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two prizes acknowledging excellence in those who publish works involving American postal history have been awarded to a university professor and a college student. Professor Anuj Desai, University of Wisconsin Law School, and Philip Glende, School of Journalism and Mass Communications, University of Wisconsin-Madison, received the Rita Lloyd Moroney Awards from U.S. Postal...

2008-06-25 15:02:29

By Deborah Ziff, The Wisconsin State Journal Jun. 25--When first-year UW-Madison law students arrived in Anuj Desai's constitutional law class last semester, he told them to shut their laptop computers and next time, leave them at home. The directive may have come as a surprise to students who are used to having a keyboard -- and the Internet -- at their fingertips in class. Whether to outlaw laptops in college classes is a question many professors face as the technology becomes...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'