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Word of the Day

Homogeneous hoh-muh-JEEN-yus (adj.) Of the same or a similar kind or nature; of uniform structure or composition throughout -- www.merriam-webster.com

Web Site of the Day

Unigo
www.unigo.com

This free online guide to U.S. colleges is powered by student-generated content, so you can get constantly updated information and details on topics not covered in traditional guides. There are searchable reviews, videos and photos ­ a virtual campus visit.

Number to Know

1937: The year when the first presidential inauguration occurred on Jan. 20. The president was Franklin D. Roosevelt, and it was the 20th Amendment that set Jan. 20 as the date.

This Day in History

Jan. 20, 2009: Barack Obama is inaugurated as the 44th president and the first African-American president.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin (80)

Daily Quote

“Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable. ... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.” - Martin Luther King, Jr.