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2013-01-15 23:02:23

The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST) announces the appointment of Sara Ortwein, president of ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company (URC), as chair of their Industry


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.