Radcliffe College

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Name: Radcliffe College
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Concord's Loretta Sheehan: IRS Worker, European Traveler Dies at 94

Shaheen graduated from Concord High School in 1937.The following obituary is from Dee Funeral Home :Loretta Jane Sheehan, 94, of Concord, MA died Friday, August 29, 2014 in Concord.Born in Concord on November 20, 1919, she was the daughter of the late ... [Published Concord Patch - 3 hours ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

9 Harvard dropouts who became fabulously successful

Most people are familiar with the stories of Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg, who achieved great success as the founders of Microsoft and Facebook, respectively, after dropping out of Harvard. Here are nine other former Harvard students who made out just ... [Published The Week Magazine - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Fifty years after Freedom Summer, civil rights volunteers reflect on activist lives

by Dina Weinstein(JTA) — At the Freedom Summer anniversary conference in Jackson, Miss., the activists who registered black voters and taught in Freedom Schools under the threat of violence 50 years ago stood up to introduce themselves.It took three hours ... [Published Chicago Jewish News - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Lucia Piermarini: Longtime Lexington Teacher Dies at 91

Piermarini taught language arts at Lexington High School for many years.The following obituary is from Dee Funeral Home :Lucia Ruth Piermarini, 91, of Concord, MA, died of natural causes at the Concord Health Care Center in Concord on Sunday, August 10, ... [Published Lexington Patch - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Westchester County Newsmakers, 8.25.2014

CNR names vice president for finance and administrationBetty Roberts is the new vice president for finance and administration at The College of New Rochelle.Roberts brings more than three decades experience in overseeing operations within collegiate environments, ... [Published Fairfield Business Journal - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

State wants to release mentally ill woman who killed mom

WOODSTOCK – It's been 13 years since Alice Bair was civilly committed but criminally acquitted for killing her mother, and prosecutors are fighting the state's attempts to release her.Alice Bair, 73, was found guilty by reason of insanity for the 2001 ... [Published Northwest Herald - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Blakeley, Marion K.

Marion K. Blakeley, 87, of Floukeways at Gwynedd, passed away on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 from complications of Alzheimer's Disease. She was the beloved wife of the late Christopher P. Blakeley for 56 years. Marion was born in Berlin, Germany on April ... [Published Montgomery Media - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Sonya Bernard-Hollins: Library to honor BCC alumna

_ Merze Tate, a 1922 graduate of Battle Creek Central High School, will be among the more than 260 African Americans who have been honored with the naming of a library in their honor.Tate, who died in 1996, earned great success in her life during the ... [Published Battle Creek Enquirer - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Catherine Merullo, 71, avid sailor, reader

Catherine B. Merullo, 71, of Ridgefield, wife of Leonard R. “Lenny” Merullo, Jr., died at her home on Monday evening, August 11, 2014.Mrs. Merullo was born in Bridgeport, CT, October 1, 1942, daughter of Richard E. and Constance (Sumner) Bates.She was ... [Published Ridgefield Press - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Mary Jane Rightor Olney, 69

Wenham — Mary Jane Rightor Olney died on Aug. 2, 2014, having lived with brain cancer for over a year. She was 69. She was born in Montgomery, Ala. and was a graduate of The Garrison Forest School in Maryland. In 1963, she left her southern roots to attend ... [Published Salem Evening News - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

5 things women couldn't do in the 1960s

Explore how women's roles have changed since the 1960s tonight on "The Sixties: The Times They are A-Changin'" at 9 p.m. on CNN.(CNN) -- Can you imagine pregnancy being a fireable offense? How about job security hinging on your weight or the softness ... [Published CNN - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Duke professor who studied Southern women honored at White House

Esteemed Southern historian Anne Firor Scott was awarded a 2013 National Humanities Medal Monday at the White House by President Barack Obama.Scott, who taught in Duke's history department from 1961 until 1991, was selected for "pioneering the study of ... [Published WNCT - Jul 28 2014]

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...Fifteen years later, she returned to Cambridge to complete her degree. "My brain was starting to dry up," Shue told Movieline magazine. "In Hollywood, you're fortunate if you get a role where your brain is engaged, but those experiences are rare. I felt like I needed to do something with my life. I wanted to feel more connected to the world." At the time, Shue said she would eventually like to teach and make documentaries
"The concern we have is this is not a secure facility," Combs said. "She could leave at any time, there's nothing preventing her from walking away."
...many other science fiction authors had before, and indeed, Ashley notes that the editor who acquired many of Le Guin's early works, Cele Goldsmith, "was not fettered by past sci-fi requirements. She let it all hang loose, and let Amazing and Fantastic become a cauldron of experimentation, exploration and temptation." Le Guin notes that while she read science fiction, reading was only part of her education, and it seems that it was from this base level that she entered...
...of Nelson Mandela's legacy where he said we value human life and we are not going to allow ourselves to descend into war- I think he actually said "...we can't have freedom on the bodies of 20 thousands dead, we have to find a way, even when being abused .." . I actually remember when I interviewed President Jacob Zuma for the Albertina and Walter Sisulu biography I was writing and he spoke about how Mandela...

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Concord's Loretta Sheehan: IRS Worker, European... [Published Concord Patch - 3 hours ago]
9 Harvard dropouts who became fabulously succes... [Published The Week Magazine - Aug 30 2014]
Fifty years after Freedom Summer, civil rights ... [Published Chicago Jewish News - Aug 29 2014]
Lucia Piermarini: Longtime Lexington Teacher Di... [Published Lexington Patch - Aug 26 2014]
Westchester County Newsmakers, 8.25.2014 [Published Fairfield Business Journal - Aug 23 2014]
Fifty years after Freedom Summer, civil rights ... [Published The Reporter Group - Aug 23 2014]
State wants to release mentally ill woman who k... [Published Northwest Herald - Aug 21 2014]
The Freedom Summer of 1964 [Published Baltimore Jewish Times - Aug 21 2014]
Blakeley, Marion K. [Published Montgomery Media - Aug 20 2014]
OBITUARIES: 8-17-14 [Published Herald News - Aug 17 2014]
Sonya Bernard-Hollins: Library to honor BCC alumna [Published Battle Creek Enquirer - Aug 16 2014]
Fifty years after Freedom Summer, civil rights ... [Published JTA - Aug 15 2014]
The Left and Right Hands of Ursula K. Le Guin [Published Kirkus Reviews - Aug 15 2014]
Catherine Merullo, 71, avid sailor, reader [Published Ridgefield Press - Aug 13 2014]
South Africans Celebrate Twenty Years of Freedo... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 12 2014]
Mary Jane Rightor Olney, 69 [Published Salem Evening News - Aug 09 2014]
5 things women couldn't do in the 1960s [Published CNN - Aug 07 2014]
What One Little Button Reveals About The New Yo... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 06 2014]
Anne Wyman, at 84; trailblazing journalist who ... [Published Boston Globe - Jul 29 2014]
Duke professor who studied Southern women honor... [Published WNCT - Jul 28 2014]
Tom Hughes: Remembering a non-lifer [Published MIT News feed - Jun 03 2014]
Faust says women should press ahead [Published Harvard Gazette - May 30 2014]
Snapshots of a sun-splashed day [Published Harvard Gazette - May 29 2014]
A celebration of ideas [Published Harvard Gazette - May 29 2014]
In 1914, poised for war [Published Harvard Gazette - May 29 2014]
History by degrees [Published Harvard Gazette - May 22 2014]
Mauri Osheroff to Retire After Nearly 40 Years ... [Published SEC US Press Releases - Apr 23 2014]
Bernard Berenson, recalled [Published Harvard Gazette - Feb 14 2014]
Kenneth Chenault and Karen Gordon Mills to join... [Published Harvard Gazette - Feb 10 2014]
Your Weakness May Be Your Competitive Advantage [Published HBR Blog Network - Feb 05 2014]
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Tom Hughes: Remembering a non-lifer [Published MIT News feed - Jun 03 2014]
Thomas Hughes, a Distinguished Visiting Professor at MIT and Mellon Professor Emeritus of the History of Science at the University of Pennsylvania, passed away Feb. 3, 2014 at age 89. Hughes, who pioneered the field of the history of technology, was ...
Faust says women should press ahead [Published Harvard Gazette - May 30 2014]
It’s hard to imagine today, but as a woman, Harvard President Drew Faust would have been unable to attend Princeton University, Yale University, or the University of Virginia in 1964. The reality was little better in Cambridge, Faust told a crowd ...
Snapshots of a sun-splashed day [Published Harvard Gazette - May 29 2014]
Begone cold. Begone rain. This was Harvard’s Commencement Day, where the annual outdoor ceremony depends on cooperation from the heavens to run pleasantly, smoothly, effortlessly. The 363rd Commencement Day got that assist, and then some. The unusually ...
A celebration of ideas [Published Harvard Gazette - May 29 2014]
It’s not every day that you get to attend a birthday party with more than 900 of your best friends. For Radcliffe Day on Friday, more than 900 alumnae and alumni, current students, fellows, faculty, and University leaders will celebrate a milestone ...
In 1914, poised for war [Published Harvard Gazette - May 29 2014]
On the sunny Thursday of June 18, 1914, Harvard opened its gates (though not then to women) for a Commencement celebration that would launch an unusually large undergraduate class of 537 into the world. Among those receiving diplomas that morning ...
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