Radcliffe College

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Name: Radcliffe College
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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 - 3 hours ago]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

OBITUARIES: 8-17-14

Patrick Finbar GradyPatrick Finbar Grady, age 45, died August 13, 2014 surrounded by his family. He was the beloved son of Nuala Grady and the late Patrick Joseph Grady of Malden, brother of Bernadette and her husband Richard Bachur of North Reading, ... [Published Herald News - Aug 17 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 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

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

Heather Booth protesting for voting rights in Mississippi during the 1964 Freedom Summer. (Wallace Roberts)(JTA) — At the Freedom Summer anniversary conference in Jackson, Miss., the activists who registered black voters and taught in Freedom Schools ... [Published JTA - Aug 15 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 Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

What One Little Button Reveals About The New York Times 'Brain'

One of the tasks the human brain best performs is identifying patterns. We're so hardwired this way, researchers have found , that we sometimes invent repetitions and groupings that aren't there as a way to feel in control.Pattern recognition is, of course, ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Anne Wyman, at 84; trailblazing journalist who headed Globe’s editorial pages

When Anne Wyman became the Globe’s first full-time travel writer in the mid-1960s, advertisements stuffed the section, and the little space left was taken up with rewritten press releases, freelance submissions, and wire service articles that often as ... [Published Boston Globe - Jul 29 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]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Anne Firor Scott Awarded 2013 National Humanities Medal

Durham, NC -The esteemed Southern historian Anne Firor Scott (pictured), the W.K. Boyd Professor of History Emerita at Duke, has been awarded a 2013 National Humanities Medal. The awards were announced Tuesday by President Barack Obama.Scott, who taught ... [Published Duke University - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

PennDesign Dean accepts extended term

During her term as dean, Marilyn Taylor oversaw the 13 percent growth of the student body and the 20 percent growth of the standing faculty at PennDesign.World renowned and award winning architect Marilyn Taylor will remain dean of the Penn School of ... [Published The Daily Pennsylvanian - Jul 24 2014]

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...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...
...In a televised 1962 discussion with Roosevelt, Kennedy stated, "We want to be sure that women are used as effectively as they can to provide a better life for our people, in addition to meeting their primary responsibility, which is in the home."
...Go find what you want,'" said Evan Sandhaus, the lead architect of semantic platforms at the Times . "We thought there would be a real need to sort of guide people into the archive."

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Blakeley, Marion K. [Published Montgomery Media - 3 hours ago]
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]
Anne Firor Scott Awarded 2013 National Humaniti... [Published Duke University - Jul 24 2014]
PennDesign Dean accepts extended term [Published The Daily Pennsylvanian - Jul 24 2014]
Martha R. (Bessom) Gorman, 98 [Published Salem Evening News - Jul 21 2014]
James MacGregor Burns, historian and FDR biogra... [Published Berkshire Eagle - Jul 15 2014]
Martha T. Harris [Published QC Times - Jul 15 2014]
Undersecretary for Rural Development: Who Is Li... [Published AllGov - Jul 13 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]
Biography for Margaret Hamburg [Published Silobreaker - Mar 16 2009]
Biography for Antonia Ax:son Johnson [Published Able2Act - Jun 14 2007]
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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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