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2011-01-20 17:14:00

Kick-Off Gala Highlights Scholarship, Achievement WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of the District of Columbia announces the beginning of a year-long series of events to commemorate 160 years of public higher education in the nation's capital. The gala, to be held at the Mellon Auditorium on January 29th, begins what will be a year of celebration for the District's only public university and an opportunity for the community to engage the institution...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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