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2008-09-25 17:46:41

Robert L. Joss announced today that he will step down as dean of the Stanford Graduate School of Business at the end of the current academic year. Joss will have served 10 years as dean. During Joss' tenure, the School has developed a new MBA curriculum and launched construction of a new business school campus aimed at supporting a program that will serve students for the 21st century. When completed, the new campus of 8 buildings around 3 quadrangles is expected to achieve the highest...

2008-09-06 00:00:23

By Bill Zlatos Carnegie Mellon University has appointed a four-person committee to recommend whether a student should get to keep a controversial degree that led to the resignation of a dean. The committee, announced Thursday, was formed after a faculty member had told university officials that a student had been given more credits for independent study and transfer classes than the university normally allows. Mark Wessel, who had approved the excessive credits, later resigned as dean...

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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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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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