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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...

2008-07-31 12:01:05

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Ted Montgomery of Oakland University, +1-248-370-4346; or Colette Stimmell of Beaumont Hospitals, +1-248-551-0740 Gift Support, Name, Vision Also Announced ROCHESTER, Mich., July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oakland Universitys Board of Trustees today approved the appointment of Robert Folberg, M.D., as the founding dean of the allopathic medical school Oakland will open with Beaumont Hospitals in 2010 with a charter class of 50 students. Oakland and...

2008-07-31 12:01:05

By The Eagle, Bryan, Texas Jul. 31--The Texas A&M System Board of Regents will meet this week to consider the dismissal of the founding dean of the Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health. Dr. Ciro Sumaya has served in his post for the past decade and helped celebrate the school's 10th anniversary this year. It remained unclear Wednesday why Sumaya -- the only Latino dean working at the main and medical campuses in College Station -- apparently will be relieved of his...

2008-07-28 03:00:33

By Edelstein, Art Much of the growth in the technology sector of the Vermont economy will come from the state's colleges as graduates enter the business world or bring their projects with them. The state's higher education institutions, especially the University of Vermont, develop new technologies and products as part of their research. Educators say they are pushing harder to make Vermont more technology intensive but their efforts will take time and money. Domenico Grasso is the Dean...

2008-07-18 12:01:05

Richard K. Lyons, the chief learning officer of Goldman Sachs, New York, was named the 14th dean of the University of California, Berkeley's Haas School of Business, Chancellor Robert Birgeneau announced today (July 18, 2008). Lyons holds a professorship at the Haas School and served as acting dean of the school in 2004/05. He succeeds Tom Campbell, an economist, a former Stanford Law School professor, and former Congressman, who led the Haas School since 2002. As chief learning...

2008-07-18 09:01:02

By Meghan Gilbert, The Blade, Toledo, Ohio Jul. 18--University of Toledo students yesterday told their president that the resignation of the arts and sciences dean does not solve all the problems surrounding the college. "What we're talking about is policy, not personality," said Evan Morrison, a junior majoring in history and one of the leaders of the Students in Support of Arts and Sciences group. "I hope this changes the way the administration is treating the arts and sciences...


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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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