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Stanford #Commencement 2012

   

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5 Scholarships for Students With Learning Disabilities | Getting into, paying for, and navigating through college is rarely easy. For students who have been diagnosed with learning disabilities (LD), that struggle can take on even more dimensions. Learning-related issues such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often lead to difficulties in traditional classrooms and on standardized tests; if scholarship applications look foremost at test scores and GPAs.

   

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Topics related to water are explored in the most recent issue of EQuad News, the magazine of the School of Engineering and Applied Science. A trip to Nevada's Lake Mead provides a stark reminder of dramatically changing drought patterns.

   

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Discovery 2011 | Groundbreaking research from Princeton University. Our annual research report contains novel #research findings, feature articles, books and awards from Princeton University researchers. Why research? We pursue research at #Princeton to advance the understanding of our universe and our role in it, to increase fundamental human knowledge, and to serve the public welfare. These endeavors are critical at a time when the world faces daunting challenges of monumental proportions.

   

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Princeton's History | Chartered in 1746 as the College of New Jersey — the name by which it was known for 150 years — Princeton University was British North America's fourth college. Located in Elizabeth for one year and then in Newark for nine, the College of New Jersey moved to Princeton in 1756. It was housed in Nassau Hall, which was newly built on land donated by Nathaniel FitzRandolph. Nassau Hall contained the entire College for nearly half a century.

   

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One more spot of color for today.

   

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Rainy fall day @ princeton

   

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Public Lectures at Princeton » Jonathan Safran Foer | Jonathan Safran Foer, a 1999 graduate of Princeton, is the author of the novels Everything Is Illuminated (2002) and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2005). In 2009, he published a work of nonfiction titled Eating Animals. He is working on a version of the Haggadah, which will be released in March 2012. His talk, a conversation with novelist and creative writing professor Joyce Carol Oates, will focus on the profession of writing.

   

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Princeton's financial aid allows students to graduate without debt | The Princeton financial aid program provides grants (instead of loans) that do not need to be repaid, making it possible for students to graduate with zero debt. "Princeton's financial aid program is one of the best in the country for low- and middle-income families," said Robin Moscato, director of undergraduate financial aid. "Since 2001, we have made it possible for students to graduate debt free." #co

   

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Public Lectures at Princeton » Justice John Paul Stevens | Walter E. Edge Lecture and the John Marshall Harlan ’20 Lecture in Constitutional Adjudication. This event is cosponsored by the Princeton University Committee on Public Lectures and the Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA). Nominated to the Supreme Court by President Gerald Ford in 1975, Stevens served as associate justice until his retirement in June 2010. #Law

   

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The Warden and the College of the Souls of all Faithful People deceased in the University of Oxford or All Souls College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England. Unique to All Souls, all of its members automatically become Fellows, i.e., full members of the College's governing body. It has no undergraduate members, but each year recent graduates of Oxford and other universities compete in "the hardest exam in the world" for Examination Fellowships.

   

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Campus Map #NYU #visitus

   

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Message from the President. In many ways, New York University has been distinct from day one: enlarging the scope of higher education to meet the needs of the emerging middle class, embracing the urban energy instead of cloistering itself, valuing hard work and merit over contentment and connection, and focusing on the future rather than fixating on the past. #education #NYU

   

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Starting with Professor Samuel F. B. Morse (inventor of the electric telegraph and among the original 14 faculty members present when the University was founded in 1831), #NYU has been a well of prolific inventors, #scientists, and entrepreneurs. The number of inventions and discoveries generated by NYU faculty each year is increasing, having more than doubled over the past eight years. Almost 60% of #university patents have been licensed to companies for development and commercialization.

   

Image Getting to NYU. As a student in New York...

Getting to NYU. As a student in New York City, you’ll find that neighborhoods are an important part of city life. If you would like to explore outside Greenwich Village, though, there are plenty of transportation options for getting into, out of, and around the city. From Washington Square and beyond, NYU is surrounded with a number of amenities and travel options. #NYU

   

Image More than 175 years ago, Albert Gallatin,...

More than 175 years ago, Albert Gallatin, the distinguished statesman who served as secretary of the treasury under Presidents Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, declared his intention to establish "in this immense and fast-growing city, a system of rational and practical education fitting for all and graciously opened to all." Founded in 1831, New York University is now one of the largest private universities in the United States. Of the more than 3,000 colleges and #universities in

   

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