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Brenau University

A Brenau University academic experience is grounded on liberal education with emphasis on individual and social equity. Its curriculum uses four portals of education: expansion of worldview; discovery of science and math; development of creativity and imagination; and the refreshment and refinement...

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What Is a Rhodes Scholar?

Every year, the Rhodes Foundation gives away 90 Rhodes Scholarships. Recipients—called Rhodes Scholars—have the great opportunity to study in the prestigious Oxford University, located in England. Benefits include full payment of tuition, a generous stipend, and the opportunity to get additional...

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Faulkner University

Faulkner University located in Montgomery, Alabama is a private Christian liberal arts university affiliated with the Church of Christ. Its mission is to worship God by providing its students with education that will not only develop them academically but spiritually; education that, as expressed...

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Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences

Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences or FHCHS is located in Orlando, Florida and is a private institution associated with the Seventh Day Adventists and the Florida Hospital Seventh Day Adventist Church. A tertiary institution established in 1992, FHCHS specializes in providing nursing and...

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Howard University

Howard University is a private, non-profit co-educational institution of learning that is non-sectarian and federally chartered. Located in Washington, D.C., Howard University is a historically black university established in 1867. Its main mission is to provide quality education to its students...

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What Is Gesso?

Most artists are familiar with the word gesso. It is an important art supply that is used in sculpture, painting, gilding, and mixed media. Gesso was traditionally made from chalk (in fact, gesso is Italian for chalk), plaster and gypsum. The chalk gave gesso its distinct white color, though in...

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What Is Godwin's Rule of Nazi Analogies?

Godwin’s Rule of Nazi Analogies, which is also called simply as Godwin’s Law, is a theory that was presented in 1990 by Mike Godwin. Godwin forwarded that most discussion on the internet that have become long-threaded would have a tendency at some point to devolve into mud slinging competitions at...

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3 Dead at Alabama College Shooting

At approximately 4:10 p.m. today at the University of Alabama, a female staff initially identified as Dr. Amy Bishop, opened fire and killed three people. Conflicting reports indicate that at least 2 other people were critically injured. Trent Willis, chief of staff and communications for the...

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Melinda Dennehy Bares All to Student

Melinda Dennehy, a forty one year old English teacher from Londonberry, New Hampshire, was arrested for indecent exposure, a felony, after baring her all to a student. The mother of two turned herself in to New Hampshire Police Friday after a fifteen year old male student at Londonberry High School...

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What Is the Allegory of the Cave?

Plato is one of the greatest philosophers, and the “Allegory of the Cave” is considered to be one of his most influential works. The allegory is representation of Plato’s concept of Truth and the challenge of philosophical thought. Here, men are shackled in the caves. There are fires behind him,...