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3 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

Missing Treasures: Students Want Stuff Back

Returning college students from across the city are struggling to get thousands of dollars of stuff back from a troubled Missing Treasures: Students Want Stuff Back WASHINGTON, DC -- Returning college students from across the city are struggling to get thousands of dollars of stuff back from a troubled Check out this story on WUSA9.com: ... (more)

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Related Topix: Georgetown (Washington, DC), Washington, DC

3 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Tough Lesson for Textbook Publishers

After years of nearly unfettered pricing power, the $7 billion college-textbook industry is being upended by students like Amanda McQueen.

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5 hrs ago | City Paper

Former GWU President's Solution for Sexual Assaults on Campus? Stop Drinking, Ladies

Stephen Joel Trachtenberg , the former president of George Washington University and a current professor of public service at the school, offered this backward answer in defense of Greek life, as noted by Jezebel : Dr. Trachtenberg : My experience is that students that are in fraternities have higher grades on average than unaffiliated students.

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10 hrs ago | City Paper

Six Steps to Restore Our Faith in the Corcoran

When Roy Slade came to the Corcoran College of Art + Design as dean in 1970, he found an institution at rock bottom.

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Related Topix: Washington

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

Miracle drug or last resort?

Only on 9, we have a follow-up to a story we first brought you last December. It's about a young heroin addict from our Miracle drug or last resort? WASHINGTON, D.C. --Only on 9, we have a follow-up to a story we first brought you last December.

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Education Week

Polls Capture Public's Sour View of Common Core

The common core-arguably the biggest issue on the national education landscape-has a serious image problem with an American public uneasy about the overall direction of K-12 policy.

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Related Topix: Stanford University

TBD.com

GW introduces ramped-up penalties for off-campus violations

George Washington University students will face increased discipline for off-campus noise and trash violations, according to a report from the school's independent newspaper, The GW Hatchet .

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Patch.com

Rising Senior John Greeley Will go to George Washington University for Baseball

Greeley is entering his senior year at St. Joseph's Regional High School in Montvale, N.J., where he excelled last season as the team's starting second baseman.

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Related Topix: Montvale, NJ

Bioinformatics

Bioclojure: a functional library for the manipulation of biological sequences

BioClojure aims to provide a functional framework for the processing of biological sequence data that provides simple mechanisms for concurrency and lazy evaluation of large datasets.

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Foster's Daily Democrat

California debates a yes means yesa sex assault law

College students have heard a similar refrain for years in campaigns to stop sexual assault: No means no.

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The Union

Community welcomes new physicians

Frances Canet, MD Dr. Canet joins Regional Cardiology Associates . She will be part of the active staff in the hospital's Department of Medicine with cardiology privileges.

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Related Topix: Grass Valley, CA, Medicine, Cardiology, Neurology, Nevada City, CA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

National Review Online

The Evidence Behind Common Core Is Really Weak

The Common Core education standards are a massive effort intended to raise educational standards across the country.

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Washington Times

Ambition gap keeping women out of politics, study finds

Women get less encouragement and have lower self-confidence about getting involved in electoral politics, leaving them with an ambition gap that helps explain why women make up fewer than a fifth of the members of Congress, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: US News, American University, Marymount University, Loyola Marymount University

City Paper

Dash and Dine: Where Students Spend Dining Dollars Off-Campus

Eating on campus doesn't have to mean hitting the cafeteria. Many of D.C.'s local colleges allow students to spend dining dollars at restaurants-or food trucks-around town, which may help explain the packs of college kids you'll soon spot in line at a fast-casual spot near you.

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Related Topix: American University, North Bethesda, MD, Life, Food, Pizza, Georgetown University

Freshnews

George Washington University Online High School Welcomes Students for 2014-15 School Year

George Washington University Online High School , an independent online private school for students in grades 6-12, will begin the 2014-2015 academic year on September 3, 2014.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Williams: Higher education has lost sight of some of its mission

According to College Board, average tuition and fees for the 2013-14 school year totaled $30,094 at private colleges, $8,893 for in-state residents at public colleges and $22,203 for out-of-state residents.

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Related Topix: Columbia University, UC Santa Barbara, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Opinion

The Washington Post

When a simple Bob Marley poster just wona t do

Five years ago, Karen and Amanda Zuckerman hit the malls and big-box stores to decorate Amanda's freshman dorm at Washington University in St. Louis.

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Related Topix: Interior Design, Arts, Travel

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Business Journal

GWU president on Corcoran: 'A little more drama than we had expected'

George Washington University President Steven Knapp was well aware of his university's long history with the Corcoran legacy; the gallery and college's founder, William Wilson Corcoran, helped build the first GWU building, after all.

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Hays Daily News

Tuition pays for this

According to College Board, average tuition and fees for the 2013-14 school year totaled $30,094 at private colleges, $8,893 for in-state residents at public colleges and $22,203 for out-of-state residents.

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Related Topix: Columbia University, UC Santa Barbara, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Opinion

Freshnews

Waterford Reading In the Cloud Earns 2014 Academics' Choice...

Waterford Institute is pleased to announce that its cloud-based, early learning program Waterford Reading has been honored with a 2014 Academics' Choice Smart Media Award, a prestigious seal of educational quality, reserved only for the best mind-building media and toys.

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