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2008-09-25 11:25:00

An online "Ëœvirtual' campus established by the University of Illinois nine months ago has fallen short of its goals for enrollment and course offerings.   When classes began in January, University of Illinois President Joseph White hoped his professors would quickly create online programs in engineering, business and other lucrative fields. However, "that has not happened," said White during in an interview with The Associated Press on Wednesday. "I'm not mad at anybody...


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.'