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2011-01-31 14:39:07

Five new members have been named to the Baylor College of Medicine Board of Trustees, Chair Marc J. Shapiro announced this week. The new trustees are Robert L. Brewton, Sally Anderson Clark, Milane Duncan-Frantz, Gerald W. Haddock and Kenneth W. Starr. Brewton is the president of Brewton Investment Corporation, a capital investment firm located in Houston. He directs various investments in real estate, venture capital and asset based loans. A long-time community leader, Clark is involved with...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'