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Article ID: 18513

Texas Attorney General to Address Business Grads

Texas A&M University, Mays Business School

Texas Attorney General John Cornyn will speak at one of Texas A&M University's commencement exercises May 12.

Released:
28-Apr-2000 12:00 AM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 18441

Navajo Nation Leader Honored at Wheaton College

Wheaton College (IL)

Dr. Taylor McKenzie, Vice President of the Navajo Nation and a Wheaton College alumnus, will be honored at a luncheon May 6 where he will receive the Alumnus of the Year for Distinguished Service to Society Award.

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29-Apr-2000 12:00 AM EDT

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Article ID: 18512

UGA: Grant for HOPE Scholarship Impact Study

University of Georgia

An NSF grant will fund new research by two University of Georgia economics professors into some of the intriguing questions surrounding the impact of Georgia's pioneering HOPE Scholarship program.

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27-Apr-2000 12:00 AM EDT

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Article ID: 18509

U.S. Poet laureate: University of Washington Commencement

University of Washington

The University of Washington has selected Robert Pinsky, the 39th poet laureate of the U.S., to be the commencement speaker in ceremonies to be held June 10.

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27-Apr-2000 12:00 AM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 18504

Computer-Based Tutor Gives Personalized Instruction

Temple University

In the not-too-distant future, engineering students will be able to receive personalized tutoring via the Web or a CD-ROM, thanks to an intelligent tutoring system developed by a Temple University electrical engineering professor.

Released:
27-Apr-2000 12:00 AM EDT

Education

Research Results

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Article ID: 18486

NAACP President at University of Maryland Commencement

University of Maryland, College Park

Kweisi Mfume, president and chief executive officer of the NAACP, will be the keynote speaker at the University of Maryland, College Park's May commencement.

Released:
27-Apr-2000 12:00 AM EDT

Education

Commencement Speaker

Article ID: 18485

Lech Walesa to Speak at Middlebury Commencement

Middlebury College

Lech Walesa, workers' rights advocate, former president of Poland, and the 1983 Nobel Peace Prize winner, will deliver the commencement address at Middlebury College's graduation ceremony and he will receive an honorary Doctor of Letters degree.

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27-Apr-2000 12:00 AM EDT

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Article ID: 18484

1996 Mt. Everest Storm Survivor to Speak at Hollins

Hollins University

The first woman to summit three of the world's 8,000 meter peaks, Charlotte Fox, will speak at the Hollins University commencement; she will be sharing insight about her ordeal on Mt. Everest during the three-week period in which climbers annually scale the mountain.

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27-Apr-2000 12:00 AM EDT

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Article ID: 18474

Fall of Saigon Played Ironic Role in Demise of Cold War

Vanderbilt University

While the fall of Saigon was a low point in American history, it helped set in motion the collapse of the Soviet Union 15 years later, according to Vanderbilt historian Thomas Schwartz.

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26-Apr-2000 12:00 AM EDT

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Article ID: 18473

Krispy Kreme Executive to Address Wake Forest MBA Graduates

Wake Forest University Babcock Graduate School of Management

Margaret Urquhart, chief operations officer and executive vice president of Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corp., will deliver the address at the Babcock Graduate School of Management's annual hooding ceremony on May 14.

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26-Apr-2000 12:00 AM EDT

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