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2008-08-25 03:00:24

By Hagadone, Zach Boise State University is hoping a grant from the U.S. Department of Education will help bolster Idaho students' math and science abilities. The award comes at a time when educators, policy makers and business leaders around the country fret over declining international competitiveness. The grant for $191,593 will go to support the Idaho SySTEMic Solution - a project created by Boise State's colleges of engineering and education focused on science, technology,...

2008-08-18 03:00:14

By Hagadone, Zach Boise State University is hoping a grant from the U.S. Department of Education will help bolster Idaho students' math and science abilities. The award comes at a time when educators, policy makers and business leaders around the country fret over declining international competitiveness. The grant for $191,593 will go to support the Idaho SySTEMic Solution - a project created by Boise State's colleges of engineering and education focused on science, technology,...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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