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Education News Archive - May 14, 2007

MINOT - More than 700 undergraduate and graduate degrees were conferred during Minot State University's commencement exercises May 11 in the MSU Dome. Here, listed by hometown, are the graduates. The listing includes type of degree, major and honors received.

By Maria Sacchetti, The Boston Globe May 12--MILTON -- Fearful that Milton Academy might close its elementary and middle schools, parents are waging a major revolt, slapping bumper stickers on their minivans, putting buttons on their lapels, and reaching into their bank accounts in protest.

Bridging the gap between the "creatives" and the "suits," New York University has announced a new dual-degree graduate program that will give aspiring film producers the knowledge to navigate the fast-changing landscape of financing and filmmaking today.

By HOWARD BUCK Alexa Rakoski, a gifted Skyridge Middle School eighth-grade student, shuttles to Camas High School for geometry class this year. So do Skyridge classmates and twins Stephanie and Joanna Guo, like Rakoski taking Highly Capable curriculum offered by the Camas School District.

Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.