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2008-08-13 09:00:57

To: SCIENCE EDITORS Contact: Jo Procter, Williams College News Director, +1-413-597- 4279, Jo.Procter@williams.edu WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A unique Research Colloquium at Williams College offers undergraduates a two- year immersion in the life of a research scholar as either a Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow (MMUF) or Williams College Undergraduate Research Fellow (WCURF). "Mellon Mays is a national program and WCURF is the college's flagship program to...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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