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2015-04-07 23:04:32

ACM-W, the Association for Computing Machinery’s Council on Women in Computing, today named Jennifer Widom of Stanford University as the 2015-2016 Athena Lecturer for pioneering foundations,

2015-02-05 08:29:40

Inaugural Installation to Feature Works from 2,000-Piece Permanent Collection LOS ANGELES, Feb.

2015-01-21 08:25:39

The web guide known as Best Counseling Degrees launches an educational article about 30 of the most influential counseling psychologists in the world. WILMINGTON, Del., Jan.

2014-10-03 23:04:19

The Protein Society, a global, multi-disciplinary scholarly society with the mission of providing platforms for communication and collaboration for sceintists engaged in the study of proteins,

2014-08-15 12:23:52

STATUE AWARDS TO BE PRESENTED TO DAVID HALLBERG AND OSCAR ISAAC NEW YORK, Aug.

2014-07-10 12:25:08

Daytime and evening programs throughout the month of July highlight stories from one of California's Awe-Inspiring Treasures, and events include special presentations from Outdoor Afro members as they

2014-06-30 20:21:42

Six-month exhibition includes more than 250 items, telling stories of Yosemite through photographs, videos, artworks, historic objects, words, and enhanced eBook SAN FRANCISCO, June

2014-05-21 23:07:43

Former Chairman of Federal Reserve System reflects event’s powerful program. Arlington, Va.


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'.