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  1. Johns Hopkins' Accidental Welcome Letter Dupes 294 Rejected ApplicantsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | News Max

    ... are on this list because you are admitted to MIT!" before admissions decisions were made. Fordham University, Vassar College, and the University of California at San Diego have also made similar gaffes in recent years. Twitter users quickly reacted ...

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  2. Exclusive US university mistakenly says 'yes' to hundreds of rejected applicantsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Age

    ... in recent years. Fordham University gave false news of acceptance to 2500 applicants in December 2013; Vassar College incorrectly informed 76 students that they had been accepted into the school in January 2012; and one of the most glaring mistakes ...

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  3. Hopkins applicants sent out erroneous acceptance emailsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    ... to parents of 60 students saying their children had been admitted. Nationally, Fordham University, MIT, Vassar College and UCLA are also reported to have sent out erroneous acceptance letters. O'Shea said that Hopkins is working with the vendor to ...

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  4. Yoga May Help Prevent Heart Disease, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I fell into writing about health shortly after grad school, where I realized I didn't want to work in a lab for the rest of my life! My areas of interest are the brain and behavior, as well as what influences the decisions we make about our health, and how the media helps and hinders people's understanding of health issues. As an undergraduate, I studied English Literature and Biopsychology at Vassar College, and got my PhD in Biopsychology and Behavioral Neuroscience at CUNY's Graduate Center in New York City, where I grew up and live now.

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  5. Johns Hopkins mistakenly says 'yes' to hundreds of rejected applicantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... reported in recent years. Fordham University gave false news of acceptance to 2,500 applicants last December; Vassar College incorrectly informed 76 students that they had gotten into the school in January 2012; and one of the most glaring mistakes ...

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  6. Johns Hopkins mistakenly approves hundreds of rejected applicantsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    ... in recent years. Fordham University gave false news of acceptance to 2,500 applicants in December 2013; Vassar College incorrectly informed 76 students that they had gotten into the school in January 2012; and one of the most glaring mistakes came ...

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  7. Today*s Star- Mark RonsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star999.com

    ... fun to listen to. Mark Ronson grew up in England but went to college in the U.S. at New York University and Vassar College. He started experimenting with the New York City club scene and was exposed to all kinds of music. He started DJing regularly ...

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  8. National Archives Holds Free Records Lectures in December and JanuaryRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    ... first Wednesday of each month. Rebecca Edwards, Eloise Ellery Professor of History and Department Chair at Vassar College, will discuss her research in petitions sent to Congress for her topic, "Sex on the Frontier: Fertility and America's ...

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  9. Boston taps new Zoning Board of Appeals chairRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Business Journal

    ... Roslindale resident, is the first woman to serve as chair of the ZBA. She holds an undergraduate degree from Vassar College and a master's degree in city and regional planning from Pratt Institute.

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  10. Report: Colleges Begin To Loosen Campus Speech CodesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Daily Caller

    ... freedom of speech in importance (schools so exempted include Brigham Young University, Baylor University, and Vassar College). Despite the heavy glare of so many red light ratings, the numbers represent a significant improvement over time according ...

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  11. New Zoning Board of Appeals Chair, Christine AraujoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | City of Boston

    ... was appointed to the BOA and was later served as the Board Secretary. She has an undergraduate degree from Vassar College and a Master's degree in City and Regional Planning from Pratt Institute. BOA members are appointed by the Mayor to serve ...

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  12. '60 Minutes' Explores The Rise Of Mindfulness Meditation -- And How It Can Change The BrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Forbes.com

    I fell into writing about health shortly after grad school, where I realized I didn't want to work in a lab for the rest of my life! My areas of interest are the brain and behavior, as well as what influences the decisions we make about our health, and how the media helps and hinders people's understanding of health issues. As an undergraduate, I studied English Literature and Biopsychology at Vassar College, and got my PhD in Biopsychology and Behavioral Neuroscience at CUNY's Graduate Center in New York City, where I grew up and live now.

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  13. Barbara Greenleaf Joins Antioch University Santa Barbara as Director of Institutional AdvancementRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Noozhawk

    ... institution realize its full potential as an educational force in Santa Barbara." Upon graduation from Vassar College , she worked at The New York Times and then went on to become a contributing editor at McCall's magazine. Her other corporate ...

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  14. Burning in the Dark: On Freedom and RememoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Gawker

    Cheikh Athj is a black junior at Vassar College. He spends his spare time dancing, writing, crying, trying to heal, and reminiscing about the boring but comforting warmth of L.A. Pa leggi wa leggi leggi.

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  15. Books: Riding highRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... the right thing." Born in 1949, and raised outside St Louis, Missouri, Smiley studied for her first degree at Vassar College. She moved to Iowa for a masters followed by a PhD, before starting to teach. In 1980, her debut novel, Barn Blind , ...

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  16. The digital Works of Samuel JohnsonRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Times Online

    In describing the publishing history of the Works of Samuel Johnson at the Dr's house recently , Professor Robert DeMaria, Jr, of Vassar College, the third general editor of the Yale edition, shared a few thoughts about the Yale digital version , which he and his colleagues launched this year. It is entirely reliant on the print edition, he said, but it has in a way its own ethos or character.

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  17. Aside From 'Gone Girl,' Golden Globes Mostly Skip Over Box Office WinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Forbes.com

    I live in Los Angeles and I'm lucky enough to write about the thing I love most: movies. I'm a graduate of Vassar College and Northwestern University and I've been working at Forbes since 2001.

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  18. Really? Study Says Sugar May Actually Be Worse For Blood Pressure Than SaltRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Forbes.com

    I fell into writing about health shortly after grad school, where I realized I didn't want to work in a lab for the rest of my life! My areas of interest are the brain and behavior, as well as what influences the decisions we make about our health, and how the media helps and hinders people's understanding of health issues. As an undergraduate, I studied English Literature and Biopsychology at Vassar College, and got my PhD in Biopsychology and Behavioral Neuroscience at CUNY's Graduate Center in New York City, where I grew up and live now.

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  19. Howard B. Ackerman Receives Client Distinction Award in 2014Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... experience and education, which includes a JD from American University and a Bachelor of Arts from Vassar College. He is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, as well as the states of Maryland and Virginia. He has recently been inducted ...

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  20. Stevens Drops Vassar Women's Basketball ScrimmageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Hudson Valley Press

    Stevens Institute of Technology shot 53.3 percent in the opening half, building a big lead in knocking off the Vassar College women's basketball team 72-55 in non-conference play from the Athletics and Fitness Center Saturday afternoon. The win for Stevens snapped the win streak at home for the Brewers, which had spanned 10 games going back to the 2013-14 season.

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