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2008-09-24 03:00:24

By Home-Douglas, Pierre ASEE's president, SARAH A. RAJALA, has expanded opportunities in engineering through persuasion, mentoring and leading by example. AS THE granddaughter of William Bakewell, the only American on Ernest Shackleton's legendary expedition to Antarctica, Sarah A. Rajala comes naturally to her independent spirit. And like the 1914 explorers who persevered against shipwreck and suffering, she's not easily discouraged. Undeterred by those who felt women couldn't succeed in...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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