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2008-08-27 06:00:42

The following students were named to the deans' list for the spring semester: AKRON - Jonathan Ebersole, a senior majoring in sport and exercise science; Kerilee Nickles, a sophomore majoring in elementary education; Ryan Strosser, a senior majoring in psychology. BIRD-IN-HAND - Leann Kreider, a senior majoring in biochemistry and molecular biology; Louis Wenger, a sophomore majoring in biology. BOWMANSVILLE - Kristel Detweiler, a senior majoring in nursing. CHRISTIANA - Rachael...

2008-08-21 15:00:57

By Bill Zlatos A trustee at Carnegie Mellon University praised the administration's prompt handling of the revelation that a dean helped a student get a master's degree that wasn't earned. "(CMU President) Jerry Cohon's handling of this was exemplary," said James Stalder, a member of CMU's executive committee, in an interview Tuesday. "It was timely and decisive, and dealt with the importance of the matter as it should have been handled." Mark Wessel, dean of the Heinz School of Public...

2008-08-11 15:00:00

By Claude Solnik Nora V. Demleitner Dean and Professor of Law Hofstra University School of Law The dynamic, new dean of Hempstead-based Hofstra's law school, Demleitner is the first woman to serve in this capacity. She received her J.D. from Yale Law School, her B.A. from Bates College and an LL.M. with distinction in international and comparative law from Georgetown University Law Center. After law school, Demleitner clerked for the Hon. Samuel A. Alito Jr., then a member of the...

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2008-08-11 11:04:31

Rensselaer researcher is using fluid mechanics to help athletes sharpen strokes Milliseconds can mean the difference between triumph and defeat in the world of Olympic sports, leading more trainers and athletes to look toward technology as a tool to get an edge on the competition. A fluids mechanics professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., is using experimental flow measurement techniques to help American swimmers sharpen their strokes, shave seconds from their lap times,...

2008-08-11 03:00:47

By Wall, J K To glimpse the priority list of the honchos running the Indiana University medical complex, drive west along Michigan Street and look north toward the IU Hospital. The 38-year-old facility is now nearly totally eclipsed from view by a sparkling, $150 million addition to the IU Simon Cancer Center, which stretches steel, glass and stone across an entire block between University Boulevard and Barnhill Drive. By bulking up its cancer care and research, IU leaders hope to...

2008-08-06 12:00:12

By Holly Huffman, The Eagle, Bryan, Texas Aug. 6--The recently fired dean of the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health is receiving a top state honor recognizing those who have significantly improved the health of rural residents. Dr. Ciro Sumaya, professor and founding dean, will be presented Wednesday with the Marion Zetzman Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Texas Rural Health Association. The honor comes just days after the Texas A&M System...

2008-08-02 12:00:42

By Holly Huffman, The Eagle, Bryan, Texas Aug. 2--The Texas A&M System Board of Regents on Friday confirmed the dismissal of the School of Rural Public Health's founding dean, despite a plea from alumni who questioned the decision. Three members of the Texas A&M Hispanic Network alumni organization attended the meeting Friday to show support for Dr. Ciro Sumaya, who was told two months ago that he was being removed from his post. As founding dean, Sumaya had been at the Texas...

2008-08-02 09:00:14

By Karen Robes Meeks and Joe Segura, Press-Telegram, Long Beach, Calif. Aug. 2--LONG BEACH -- Home Depot has pulled the plug on plans to build a home-design center in East Long Beach, but plans to develop the land are still moving forward. The decision, in part, is based on the company's move to achieve "capital efficiency," during a period of economic woes, a spokeswoman told the Press-Telegram on Friday. "The Home Depot is currently not moving forward with its plans to build at the...

2008-08-02 03:00:15

By Karen Robes Meeks; Joe Segura LONG BEACH - Home Depot has pulled the plug on plans to build a home-design center in East Long Beach, but plans to develop the land are still moving forward. The decision, in part, is based on the company's move to achieve "capital efficiency," during a period of economic woes, a spokesperson told the Press-Telegram on Friday. "The Home Depot is currently not moving forward with its plans to build at the proposed Long Beach site," said Kathryn...

2008-08-01 03:00:17

By Karen Robes Meeks LONG BEACH - A developer's settlement with neighborhood and environmental groups may have all but ended $21.5-million plans for a Home Depot design center on 16.5 acres east of Studebaker Road at Loynes Drive, leaving its fate uncertain. The Los Cerritos Wetlands Land Trust announced that developer Tom Dean of Studebaker LLC has settled with the trust and the University Park Estates Neighborhood Association. According to the Land Trust's release, Dean agreed to...


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Beast of Dean
2013-07-31 07:22:47

The Beast of Dean is a cryptid that has also been named Moose-Pig. It is said to live or have lived in the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire, England. It is sometimes described as resembling a moose but with a boar's head, or others say it is an enormous wild boar. Farmers from the village of Parkend in 1802 were menaced by this creature and decided to capture or kill it. It was said it was large enough to crush fences and hedges, fell trees and so on. The hunt produced nothing, and at...

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