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2011-06-14 01:12:08

What has made the Internet such a success could help change the way high-dollar and hazardous packages are tracked, according to Randy Walker of the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Tracking 2.0, an ORNL system being developed by a team led by Walker, provides a clear start to finish view as an item moves to its destination, thereby eliminating the problem of proprietary and often incompatible databases used by various shippers. The system is the culmination of many years...

2009-06-23 18:00:15

Northwestern football Coach Pat Fitzgerald agreed Tuesday to a new contract that runs through 2015. This has been one of our top priorities the past few months, said Northwestern Athletics Director Jim Phillips. There is no doubt that Pat is the right individual to lead Northwestern's football program well into the future. Fitzgerald was named the school's 29th head coach July 7, 2006, several days after then-Coach Randy Walker died suddenly of a heart attack. Walker had coached the...

2006-06-30 10:59:10

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Northwestern University football coach Randy Walker died of an apparent heart attack Thursday night, school officials said. Walker, 52, had complained of chest pains and was taken to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. "This is a devastating loss, not only for our athletic program, but for the entire Northwestern community," Northwestern Director of Athletics Mark Murphy said in a statement. Walker, who was entering his eighth season as head...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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