Latest Jim Wright Stories

2011-02-23 08:48:05

Twenty thousand years of massive volcanic eruptions doubled the level of carbon dioxide (CO2) in Earth’s atmosphere 200 million years ago.

2010-05-28 06:00:00

BOISE, Idaho, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) Night Vision Goggles and training recently helped Air Methods' Boise Based Lead Pilot Jim Wright save a fallen Airman's life after he had fallen more than 400 feet into a 1,200-foot canyon. Senior Airman Jake Rodenhaber and his friend Airman Michael Hejmanowski were hiking near Bruneau Canyon when Rodenhaber fell and plunged into the Canyon.

2009-03-02 12:21:00

Dedicated Educator and Humanitarian Has Provided Visionary Leadership in Academia, Public Policy and Global Health Continues Long Tradition of Dartmouth Presidents Who Have Had Significant Impact On the World Stage and in the Classroom HANOVER, N.H., March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jim Yong Kim, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, has been elected the 17th President of Dartmouth by the College's Board of Trustees.

Word of the Day
  • 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'.