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Vassar College Newswire

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  1. Affirmative Action "Critical Mass" Theory Doesn't Apply to Men: ...Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Instapundit.com

    ... women, according to U.S. Department of Education data. Brown is hardly the only, or the worst, offender. At Vassar College, the 34 percent acceptance rate for men was almost twice as high as the 19 percent rate for women. At Columbia University, the ...

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  2. Mark Zuckerberg's Revelation Sparks An Important Conversation About MiscarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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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  3. Want a Political Job?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

    ... and public policy have appeared in dozens of newspapers across the country. Goddard earned degrees from Vassar College and Harvard University. He lives in New York with his wife and three sons. "There are a lot of blogs and news sites claiming to ...

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  4. Vassar College hires new athletic directorRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | University Business

    Walsh comes to Vassar from SUNY Geneseo, where she served as associate director of athletics and was the senior woman administrator. "Vassar is one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country," the 38-year-old Walsh told the Poughkeepsie Journal.

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  5. MS Mr reflect on the road to success ... and that time they jumped into a freezing riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Mashable

    ... Goulding. It's been a relatively quick ride to the top for MS MR. Plapinger and Hershenow graduated from Vassar College in 2010 (Plapinger started Neon Gold as a student), eventually joining forces to create music. In May 2012, their debut single, ...

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  6. Eduventures Announces Lineup of Keynotes, Guest Speakers and...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | PRWeb

    According to Tony Friscia, Eduventures President and CEO, "the depth and breadth of the program and the stellar lineup of speakers makes this an event not to be missed." Eduventures, Inc ., the leading research and advisory firm that is focused exclusively on analyzing the forces that are transforming higher education, today announced that visionary thought leaders from Vassar College, the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, the US Department of Education and Harvard Business School, will be featured speakers at Eduventures Summit 2015 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, November 18 - 20, 2015.

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  7. Racing pigs, fire-juggers, demo derby take over Swanzey fairgroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | UnionLeader.com

    ... the group's co-owner, Ricky Hawkins. Interest in fire-related performance for the ensemble ignited while at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., he added. "Three of us joined the on-campus juggling troupe called The Barefoot Monkeys," he said. "We ...

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  8. The Latest on Wonk WireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Political Wire

    ... and public policy have appeared in dozens of newspapers across the country. Goddard earned degrees from Vassar College and Harvard University. He lives in New York with his wife and three sons. "There are a lot of blogs and news sites claiming to ...

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  9. 'Daring Journey': New documentary by Menlo Park filmmakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Almanac

    ... a visit to a market in North Fair Oaks in 2010. The owner of the market told her his son was about to go to Vassar College. "I realized that this was a special story of how this family had worked it out so that their son could go to a small, East ...

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  10. JSU names Andres Amores as tennis coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    ... coaching stint at North Carolina Wesleyan, Amores served one season as the assistant men's tennis coach at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. In that season, he helped the regionally-ranked Brewers capture the 2013 Liberty League championship and ...

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  11. The WildernessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

    ... and public policy have appeared in dozens of newspapers across the country. Goddard earned degrees from Vassar College and Harvard University. He lives in New York with his wife and three sons. "There are a lot of blogs and news sites claiming to ...

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  12. Tiny Owl Getting Talking-To From Sheriff Has Huge AppetiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | National Geographic

    ... "You could stick one in a tomato paste can," says Glenn Proudfoot, a research associate and owl expert at Vassar College. Despite their diminutive size, these little owls shouldn't be underestimated. "At this age they're kind of cute and roly-poly ...

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  13. Anti-Scott Walker Professor Takes Out Anger via E-mail ReplyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Accuracy In Academia

    "A professor at Vassar College has penned a lengthy screed against Republican Gov. Scott Walker, an angry rant that leaves no hyperbolic accusation unstated as he tells the presidential candidate: "F- you." " "The tirade, posted earlier this week on Huffington Post , was written by Tim Koechlin, a senior lecturer and director of international studies at the private liberal arts college in New York."

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  14. The Drinking Problem Of The Aging AffluentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | 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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  15. Students accused of sexual assault say schools don't interview their witnessesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | University Business

    ... investigations consider a significant flaw. Male students filing lawsuits against Columbia University and Vassar College in New York, Reed College in Oregon, Duke University in North Carolina, Washington & Lee University in Virginia and the ...

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  16. Colman Domingo, Ari Graynor, Lilli Cooper, Duncan Sheik and More Join Powerhouse LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Playbill

    Additional casting has been announced for New York Stage and Film and Vassar College's Powerhouse Season. The 31st season, which will feature various readings, workshops and mainstage productions, began June 26 and continues through Aug. 2 at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie.

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  17. Lee Pace, Ari Graynor & More Join New York Stage and Film's Powerhouse SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... , CSA. Now in its 31st year, Powerhouse Theater is a collaboration between New York Stage and Film and Vassar College dedicated to both emerging and established artists in the development and production of new works for theater and film. The ...

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  18. Exclusive: Duncan Sheik on His New Show Noir, American Psycho Casting ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Broadway

    ... chainsaws, but still plenty of edge. Sheik and Kyle Jarrow will present a reading of their musical Noir at Vassar College from July 31 through August 2. The show, inspired by live radio plays and classic film noir, tells the story of a recluse whose ...

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  19. Sugary Drinks May Lead To Health Problems Even For Normal Weight PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | 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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  20. MS Mr share a playlist perfect for between the sheetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... the music community, well, mildly. Plapinger founded Neon Gold Records as her senior thesis project while at Vassar College, where she met Hershenow, and Neon Gold currently boasts a roster that include Charli XCX, Tove Lo, and alt-pop's high ...

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