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2011-03-15 13:10:54

Baylor College of Medicine's Center for Globalization has been launched with a $5 million gift from BCM Trustee Wallace S. Wilson. The center will serve as an umbrella for BCM's existing international programs, as well as new global initiatives in education, research and patient care. Extending global reach "We have outlined a strategy for extending Baylor's reach around the world," said Dr. Paul Klotman, BCM President and CEO. "Mr. Wilson has been extremely supportive of this vision and is...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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