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2007-10-28 15:00:22

By ERICA PEREZ The University of Wisconsin-Madison's School of Business has received an $85 million gift from a group of 13 alumni - the biggest single gift in UW-Madison's history - to add faculty, boost the school's reputation and improve teaching and research, but not to change its name anytime soon. In a creative twist on the traditional naming gift concept, where a school is permanently named for a single donor or entity, the alumni donor group, dubbed the Wisconsin Naming...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'