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Another for-profit higher educational institution bites the dust ...

Last week, ITT Technical Institute, a for-profit higher educational institution enrolling ~40,000 students on more than 130 campuses across the country, announced that it is shutting down, while also laying off the lion’s share of its more than 8,000 employees. 549 more words

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We Love Sitcom

Jessica Hynes appears as part of a star-studded line up for new BBC quiz special We Love Sitcom this Friday evening.

A sort of ‘Big Fat Quiz of the Sitcom’, this hour long special features Ben Miller as quizmaster, alongside four teams of comedy greats, battling it out to be crowned quiz champions. 146 more words

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SCHLESINGER LIBRARY RESEARCH GRANT

In 2017 I’ll be returning to Harvard to work thanks to this generous grant recently awarded by the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America. 14 more words

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Where Do I Know That Actor?

Friday nights on UNC-EX is import night with a full line-up of British comedy and drama. Last Friday’s offerings gave us some familiar faces worth noting on three different shows. 230 more words

Where Do I Know That Actor?

NEW WORK APPEARS IN GATEWAY REVIEW

Follow this link to learn more about the issue featuring “Escalator Soufflé,” one of an on-going series of pieces exploring the surrealistic meaning of food in America: 11 more words

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R.I.P. ALI

River Bend Chronicle, pp. 230-247:

Next door neigbbor Mr. Hickey wore a black bow tie and no sweater vest on the October night we gathered in his kitchen to follow radio reports of the boxing match in Zaire, Africa, between former champ Muhammad Ali and the young reigning king, George Foreman. 3,876 more words

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