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2011-08-19 06:00:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- University of the Rockies, a graduate school specializing in the social and behavioral sciences, will hold its largest graduation in history at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 20, at the Pikes Peak Center in downtown Colorado Springs. The 312 graduates -- the largest class since the university was founded in 1998 -- include 293 master's degrees and 19 doctorates. The total surpasses the previous record of 55 graduates in 2010. Many...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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