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2008-09-05 15:00:25

Nicole Woolsey Biggart, dean of the Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Davis, and an influential ambassador to the Northern California business community, has announced her intention to step down from her administrative post next July. Biggart, who has served as dean since July 2003, will then complete a year-long sabbatical before returning to full-time teaching and research. Chancellor Larry Vanderhoef praised Biggart as "an accomplished academic with...

2008-09-05 12:00:32

One of the management education world's greatest secrets is the wide variety of full-tuition fellowship programs at business schools. There are more than you might think -- University of Virgina's Darden School of Business, for example, offers 61 full-tuition fellowships -- and it is well worth taking the time to look into them during the application process. It could save you a cool $150,000, the average price for a two-year education at a top business school. We've rounded up some of the...

2008-09-04 09:00:38

By Anne Riley The Daily Record: What's the importance of creating a new pharmacy school in this day and age? Dr. Anne Lin: Well certainly in terms of the new pharmacy school, the state of Maryland has had only one pharmacy school for a long time, which is the University of Maryland. However, there's very much a high demand for pharmacists not only in the state of Maryland, but nationally. It's estimated by 2020 that we'll be short 150,000 pharmacists. And, part of the reason for why...

2008-08-31 21:00:20

By David Morrill BERKELEY -- Richard Lyons hardly seems like the new dean of the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. Dean ... yes. New ... no. Lyons has officially been at the top position for fewer than two months, but he speaks about his vision as if he has been there for years. In many ways, he has. He graduated from UC Berkeley's business program as an undergraduate in 1982, taught at the school for more than 10 years, and served as an acting dean for a year starting in...

2008-08-30 09:00:54

By Staff Report The following students have made the dean's list at their respective schools: - Corrie E. Wilson of Centerville is on the spring semester dean's list at Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, Calif. She is a Dayton Christian High School graduate. - Bob Zheng of Centerville is on the spring semester dean's list at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. Zheng is a Centerville High School graduate. - Kate Murtaugh, the daughter of Tim Murtaugh of Centerville and Deb...

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...


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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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.