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2011-04-01 00:47:19

University leaders and U.S. Senators gathered for a roundtable discussion today at the Capitol on the vital role university-based scientific research plays in fueling innovation and sparking economic growth. The event was organized by the Senate Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee, chaired by Sen. Mark Begich (D-AK), and included participation by Sens. Daniel Akaka (HI), Benjamin Cardin (MD), Kay Hagan (NC), Bernard Sanders (VT), and Debbie Stabenow (MI) and the following university...

2011-01-18 15:00:00

DETROIT, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Governors has ended its search for a permanent President, and has unanimously elected Allan Gilmour to serve as the 11th President of Wayne State University, effective immediately. Gilmour began his tenure as Interim President on Aug. 30, 2010, and will continue as President through the 2012-2013 academic year. President Gilmour, a graduate of Harvard University and the University of Michigan, is best known for his career at...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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