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2013-07-15 23:24:01

American Sentinel University’s chief academic officer recently addressed education innovators at HBCUs Connected: Executive Leadership Forum about the crucial areas in higher education and affirmed that a world-class science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) adept workforce is the key to addressing the challenges of the 21st century in health care, technology, business and innovation and is paramount to the U.S. competing in a global marketplace. Learn more about American Sentinel...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.