WKU Honors Today #10: London/Harlaxton, Study Abroad, Scholarship, Globetrotters, Tunisia & Epistemology

Today is the 14th day of 2013. There are 351 days left in the year.

Picture of the Day: Shelley Spalding in London this weekend (Harlaxton, spring 2013)

ShelleyLondon

Opportunities of the Day

Word of the Day: epistemology

theory of knowledge, esp. with regard to its methods, validity, and scope. Epistemology is the investigation of what distinguishes justified belief from opinion. – In short: how do we know what we know?

ORIGIN mid 19th cent.: from Greek epistēmē ‘knowledge,’ from epistasthai ‘know, know how to do.’

Quote of the Day

When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford. (Samuel Johnson, English writer, 1709-1784 [chosen by Shelley Spalding as the motto of her blog post on her weekend in London as part of her semester at Harlaxton]

Today in History

On Jan. 14, 2011, Tunisian protesters enraged over soaring unemployment and corruption drove President Zine El Abdine Ben Ali from power after 23 years of iron-fisted rule (AP)

Protesters chant slogans against President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in Tunis, Tunisia, on Jan. 14, 2011. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

Protesters chant slogans against President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in Tunis, Tunisia, on Jan. 14, 2011. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

This entry was posted in Community, Funding, Study Abroad and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *