Radcliffe College

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Name: Radcliffe College
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Gutmann's tenth anniversary: Policies and progress since 2004

Penn has changed since President Amy Gutmann’s tenure began a decade ago.“I propose a compact,  a Penn Compact, that expresses our boldest aspirations for higher education — a compact based on our shared understanding that ‘Divided we fail. United we ... [Published The Daily Pennsylvanian - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Greatness in the Dark: A List of Famous and Accomplished People with Blindness and Visual Impairment

Blindness can be a difficult situation to find yourself in, but it's never a hindrance for anyone to live their life to the fullest and pursue their potential. History has countless examples of people who, in spite of their physical limitations, have ... [Published International Business Times Australia - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Astronomer Claire Max appointed interim director of UC Observatories

The University of California has appointed Claire Max, professor of astronomy and astrophysics at UC Santa Cruz, to serve as director of UC Observatories on an interim basis while an international search is conducted to appoint a permanent director. Max ... [Published UC Santa Cruz - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

World Dressage Masters Loses Axel Johnson Group as Prime Sponsor

Horses International news:Sept. 23, 2014By KENNETH J. BRADDICKThe World Dressage Masters has lost Sweden’s Axel Johnson Group as the prime presenting sponsor for the four European competitions each with prize money of €100,000 (US$128,000). The Swedish-based ... [Published Horses Internacional - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Virginia W. Tuthill

Mrs. , widow of Stedman D. Tuthill, formerly of Camden, N.Y. passed away July 31, 2014 at her home in Melbourne, Fl. weeks shy of her 103rd birthday. She was born September 8, 1911 to Kirke H. and Lulu Petrie White.A graduate of Oswego High School, Virginia ... [Published Rome Sentinel - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

How Environment Can Boost Creativity

It took F. Scott Fitzgerald nearly a decade to finish Tender is the Night , his semi-autobiographical novel about the physical, financial, and moral decline of a man with nearly limitless potential. While working on the novel, Fitzgerald and his wife, ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Wellesley resident seeking crowdfunding help to earn Ph.D

By Anne-Marie Smolski asmolski@wickedlocal.com Wellesley resident Kate Price said when she was growing up in Appalachia, "book smarts" were very suspect. However, the value of an education wasn’t lost on either Price  or her mother. Her mother, after ... [Published Wicked Local Boston - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Famed naturalist Zwinger dies

Ann Haymond Zwinger, a naturalist, author, artist and longtime Colorado Springs resident who had the first of her more than 20 books published at age 45, died last month in Portland, Ore. She was 89.Zwinger, who moved to Colorado Springs in 1960 with ... [Published Colorado Springs Gazette - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Three decades of treating trauma

To David Baskin, specialized training to help counselors handle victims of physical and psychological trauma shouldn’t be necessary. The problem is so widespread that such training should be part of every program. But it’s not, which led Baskin ... [Published Harvard Gazette - Sep 03 2014]
Entities: Violence, Abuse, Training
First reported Jun 03 2014 - Updated Jun 03 2014 - 1 reports

Tom Hughes: Remembering a non-lifer

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 ... [Published MIT News feed - Jun 03 2014]
First reported May 30 2014 - Updated May 31 2014 - 1 reports

Faust says women should press ahead

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 ... [Published Harvard Gazette - May 30 2014]
First reported May 29 2014 - Updated May 29 2014 - 1 reports

In 1914, poised for war

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 ... [Published Harvard Gazette - May 29 2014]

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...We now have a fruitful relationship with the UC administration, and the situation is looking better than it did a year ago," Max said. "One of the things I am looking forward to is working with the UC astronomers to develop a vision and long-term plans for the future of UCO."
"A short story can be written on a bottle, but for a novel you need the mental speed that enables you to keep the whole pattern in your head."
Among her better known and more lauded works was "Run, River, Run," a 1975 study of the Green River celebrated by the New York Times as a "standard reference workwork on this part of the American West for many years to come."
...to Philip Khoury (then dean of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences) requesting a renewal of his visiting appointment, Tom wrote:  "I am so pleased to have the MIT appointment. For years, even decades, I have felt close to MIT, sharing its notable achievements and sensing its problems and opportunities."

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Gutmann's tenth anniversary: Policies and progr... [Published The Daily Pennsylvanian - Oct 15 2014]
Greatness in the Dark: A List of Famous and Acc... [Published International Business Times Australia - Oct 09 2014]
Astronomer Claire Max appointed interim directo... [Published UC Santa Cruz - Oct 03 2014]
World Dressage Masters Loses Axel Johnson Group... [Published Horses Internacional - Sep 24 2014]
Virginia W. Tuthill [Published Rome Sentinel - Sep 24 2014]
How Environment Can Boost Creativity [Published Atlantic Monthly - Sep 19 2014]
Wellesley resident seeking crowdfunding help to... [Published Wicked Local Boston - Sep 18 2014]
Famed naturalist Zwinger dies [Published Colorado Springs Gazette - Sep 11 2014]
Three decades of treating trauma [Published Harvard Gazette - Sep 03 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]
Biography for Margaret Hamburg [Published Silobreaker - Mar 16 2009]
Biography for Antonia Ax:son Johnson [Published Able2Act - Jun 14 2007]
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Three decades of treating trauma [Published Harvard Gazette - Sep 03 2014]
To David Baskin, specialized training to help counselors handle victims of physical and psychological trauma shouldn’t be necessary. The problem is so widespread that such training should be part of every program. But it’s not, which led Baskin ...
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 ...
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