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2013-02-19 23:04:20

MSOE will establish the Carter Academy with an endowed gift from Dr. Gene and Mrs. Patricia Carter. This intense academic program will provide opportunities for under-prepared students who wish to pursue engineering education. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) February 19, 2013 National Engineers Week (Feb. 17-23) highlights the pressing need for engineers in the United States. It is critical that young students are introduced to engineering and other STEM-related fields, and that high school graduates...

2006-02-21 12:15:56

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court declined on Tuesday to decide whether university administrators can censor campus newspapers by insisting they be approved before publication. The justices refused to hear an appeal by three students in a case involving the scope of First Amendment free speech protection for college and university newspaper editors and reporters. Attorneys for the students said in their appeal that a lower-court ruling that dismissed their...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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