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2010-04-19 10:41:00

HOBOKEN, N.J., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Brian Aitken, Founder & Chairman of Alister & Paine, was recently nominated to the Rutgers University Hall of Distinguished Alumni. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100419/NY88457 ) "I'm honored for the nomination but my accomplishments don't hold a candle to those of other Rutgers Alumni like Milton Friedman and Mary Baglivo. I'd like to thank my peers for nominating me and, hopefully, they'll hold off on nominating me again...

2008-10-14 03:00:14

By Geoff Mulvihill; Ellen Simon PRINCETON, N.J. (AP)- Paul Krugman, whose relentless criticism of the Bush administration includes opposition to the $700 billion financial bailout, won the Nobel prize in economics Monday for his work on international trade patterns. The Princeton University professor and New York Times columnist is the best-known American economist to win the prize in decades. The Nobel committee commended Krugman's work on global trade, beginning with a 10-page paper...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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