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8 hrs ago | Forbes.com

America's Top Colleges 2014

This year it comes down to small, student-centric, liberal arts colleges vs. large, brainy, research-oriented universities closely associated with science, technology, engineering and math.

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Related Topix: Brandeis University, Scripps College, Minnesota, Carleton College, Lamar University

12 hrs ago | University of Cincinnati

Joining the UC faculty reunites a married couple after their former...

Recent College of Engineering and Applied Science faculty hires Eric and Kristin Yvonne Rozier will finally live in the same city after 11 years apart due to differing job locations throughout their 13-year marriage.

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Related Topix: Wedding, University of Cincinnati, Computer Science, NASA, Rice University

17 hrs ago | Virginia Business

Colleges still weighing the effect of decision involving - DREAMer' college students

In late April, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring, a Democrat, extended a welcoming hand - along with eligibility for in-state college tuition - to a category of young undocumented immigrants living in Virginia.

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Related Topix: University of Virginia

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Possible colonial-era brew house unearthed at W&M

A huge archaeological dig is going on the historic campus of the College of William and Mary.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Anthropology

The Flat Hat

On hearing the British speak like Americans

I'm halfway into my program. Every day I wake up, look outside my window, and imagine Marry Poppins dancing on the rooftops of the buildings next to me.

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Related Topix: Europe, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England

The Daily Caller

Organizer Of Job Fair For Gay MBA Students Seeks To Ban Straight People

The organizer of a yearly conference for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students pursuing MBAs is in a huff because entirely too many straight students are attending the event, which includes a recruitment fair.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Rice University, New York University, US News, Conservative Political News

The Day

Analysis finds sections of Carter application nearly identical to others' published writings

At least 10 paragraphs in the two-page essay Terrence P. Carter submitted with his application for the city's superintendent of schools job contain material apparently copied from other sources without attribution, including academic journals, news articles and websites.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

The American Conservative

James Madison, The White House Historical Association / Wikimedia Commons

One might think it would be difficult to exaggerate James Madison's accomplishments.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Born Free, Virginia

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Flat Hat

Seizing the day in Cambridge

My pre-major advisor - after I made him endure one of my typical type-A personality planning moments - told me to truly enjoy the summer after my freshman year.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Mystery dinner in Gloucester with 'Silent Murders' author

Mystery author Mary Miley Theobald will present her latest book, "Silent Murders," at a book signing, discussion and dinner Wednesday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Gloucester, VA, Williamsburg, VA, Virginia Commonwealth University, Entertainment

The Washington Post

50 Virginia college presidents protest Obamaa s planned school rating system

Fifty presidents of public and private nonprofit colleges and universities in Virginia have signed a letter to Education Secretary Arne Duncan expressing "serious reservations" about the Obama administration's "misguided" development of a school rating system that could include data such as how much students earn after graduation.

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Related Topix: University of Virginia, George Mason University, Education

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Wren dig reveals lost colonial building

Even in a town that archaeologists have probed countless times since 1930, few places have been dug over as many times as the landmark compound that makes up the historic colonial campus at the College of William and Mary.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Williamsburg, VA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

It's in Virginia's budget: $802 million for capital projects

Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, State Prisons, Fort Monroe, Prison, Christopher Newport University

The Bennington Banner

Vermont chestnut stand may hold key to restoration

Tucked out of sight near a well-traveled gravel road are scores of healthy American chestnut trees that could help scientists seeking to restore a species that was nearly wiped out by an invasive fungus.

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Related Topix: Penn State University Park, Washington County, VT, Montpelier, VT

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Rockefeller, Zinni elected to Williamsburg panel

The West Virginia Democrat's addition to the board was announced by the Virginia historic attraction Friday.

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Related Topix: Williamsburg, VA, US Military, US Marine Corps, Virginia Military Institute

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Tervis opens cup store in Colonial Williamsburg

The 880-square-foot space at 447 Prince George St., Shop D, around the corner from the College of William and Mary is the company's 34th store, according to a news release.

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Related Topix: Williamsburg, VA, Virginia Beach, VA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Who Is Most To Blame For Climate Change?

Here in southeastern Virginia, our biggest city, Norfolk, is saddled with an unwanted claim to fame.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Oceania, World News, Marshall Islands

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Wren Building dig reveals foundation of long-lost college structure | Our Story

Archaeologists from Colonial Williamsburg are exploring the remains of an unexpectedly substantial colonial-era building first uncovered under the ground on the south of the Wren Building.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Williamsburg, VA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Hampton Roads rabbi, mosque leader saddened by Gaza violence

American college students and tour guides who have been visiting Israel for their 10-day birthright trip are witnessing the most recent wave of violence that has taken about 550 Palestinian lives and about 25 Israeli soldiers' lives.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Williamsburg, VA

US News & World Report

10 Law Schools That Receive the Most Full-Time Applications

The University of California-Los Angeles was among the law schools that get the most applications, with 5,562 for fall 2013.

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Related Topix: UC Los Angeles, Georgetown University, Washington DC, University of South Dakota

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