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Topic - Ivy League
For political scientists, and especially academics, intelligence is the dark angel of foreign affairs, eager to topple governments and betray other persons — including allies — through stealth and lies. Oh, perhaps. The chronicles of spookdom certainly brim with case histories of chicanery.
No one knows whether Minerva Schools will succeed in providing an elite university experience for roughly half the cost of an Ivy League school, but if it doesn't, someone else out there will.
Always picking from the Ivy League shelf makes for leadership monotony
The Minerva Project is an ambitious attempt to create an elite university for the 21st century while remaking the higher education model.
Of the 60 low-income high school students the Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America mentors every year, all of them will matriculate into college and 87 percent will earn a bachelor’s degree within six years.
Almost half of Harvard University’s incoming freshmen say they’ve cheated on school work at least once, the student-run newspaper, The Harvard Crimson, found in a survey.
For generations, some of the best and the brightest are drawn to Harvard University.
Dick Kazmaier, the last Ivy League football player to win the Heisman Trophy, has died. He was 82.
I confess to being a fan of John le Carre, both for his skill at storytelling and for the razor-sharp characters he creates. Laser portraits of even secondary characters make the reader believe he actually knows people like that.
Princeton University was evacuated on Tuesday after shool officials received a bomb threat to "multiple unspecified campus buildings," law enforcement said.
The left talks a lot about diversity and academic freedom, but it's rarely practiced. With rare exceptions, the ideological spectrum of the commencement speakers sending graduates out into the real world ranges from far left to even further left.
In other action Saturday, Virginia beat Elon 2-0 in Charlottesville and Virginia Tech downed Coastal Carolina 9-1 in an elimination game in Blacksburg.
The federal Clery Act requires colleges to report campus crime statistics in a timely manner, and accompany those statistics with pertinent safety advisements — but apparently Yale didn't get the memo. The Ivy League school's been fined $165,000 for failing to report its local crime numbers.
Cornell (13-3) never trailed. The Big Red led 6-4 at halftime, 10-6 after three quarters and pulled away in the fourth quarter.
A body pulled from waters off a Providence park was that of a 22-year-old Brown University student missing since last month, the Rhode Island medical examiner's office said Thursday.