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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
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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