Monthly Archives: July 2011

Meaning: “Global Consciousness”

July 25, 2011 i.imgur.com h/t: Tommy Bennett

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Meanings: “Effectiveness”

July 25, 2011 Published: July 23, 2011 The Strip, By BRIAN McFADDEN http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2011/07/24/opinion/sunday/20110724_McFadden_Cartoon.html h/t: Tommy Bennett

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How To Get More Merit Aid?

July 21, 2011 About a week ago, the Washington Post’s Dan DeVise called attention to a blog post from Jonathan Burdick, the Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid at the University of Rochester, entitled “what kind of scholarship can I … Continue reading

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Meanings: “Gym Class”

July 11, 2011 Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson

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Meanings: “Ambiguity”

July 11, 2011 Dictionary.com provides this straightforward definition of “ambiguity:” am·bi·gu·i·ty  –noun, plural -ties. 1.  doubtfulness or uncertainty of meaning or intention: to speak with ambiguity; an ambiguity of manner. 2.  an unclear, indefinite, or equivocal word, expression, meaning, etc.: … Continue reading

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Meanings: “Perspicacious”

July 7, 2011 “Perspicacious:” “Adj., Having keen vision; clear-sighted.” Christiane Amanpour uses the word in a sentence; ABC provides graphic commentary.

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First in the World?

July 1, 2011 In this month’s Change Magazine, Martha J. Kantor, Under Secretary of Education, has an article entitled “American Higher Education: ‘First in the World.’”  It is an overview of the Obama administration’s policy initiative to once again make … Continue reading

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