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2008-09-12 03:00:24

By Fouger, Xavier Almgren, Ray; Gopalakrishnan, Kris; Mailhot, Paul The Journal of Engineering Education gratefully acknowledges our corporate partners for their support of this special issue. Their generosity made it possible to distribute complimentary copies of this issue to U.S.

2008-07-02 06:00:53

By Grose, Thomas K IFEES fosters international collaboration to improve skills and provide uniform standards. BY THOMAS K. GROSE ISTANBUL-After the old Soviet Union crumbled, the now-independent country of Kazakhstan was left with the clunky remains of a Soviet-style system of higher education.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.