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Academia is the internationally recognized establishment of professional scholars and students, usually centered around colleges and universities, who are engaged in higher education and research.
Academic administration is a branch of university or college employees responsible for the maintenance and supervision of the institution and separate from the faculty or academics, although some personnel may have joint responsibilities.
Alcyone (Alcyone) in Greek mythology is the name of one of the Pleiades, daughters of Atlas and Pleione or, more rarely, Aethra.
Amherst College is a private liberal arts college located in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States.
National Lampoon's Animal House is a 1978 American comedy film directed by John Landis.
Anthropomorphism is the attribution of human form or other characteristics to beings other than humans, particularly deities and animals.
Astronomy is a natural science which is the study of celestial objects (such as stars, galaxies, planets, moons, asteroids, comets and nebulae), the physics, chemistry, and evolution of such objects, and phenomena that originate outside the atmosphere of Earth, including supernovae explosions, gamma ray bursts, and cosmic microwave background radiation.
In Greek mythology, Atlas (Ἄτλας) was the Titan who held up the sky.
Barnard College is a private women's liberal arts college in the United States and one of the Seven Sisters.
Bryn Mawr College (Welsh) is a women's liberal arts college in Bryn Mawr, a community in Lower Merion Township, in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania, west of Philadelphia.
Bryn Mawr (pronounced; from Welsh for "great hill") is a census-designated place (CDP) in Radnor Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, Haverford Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania and Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, just west of Philadelphia along Lancaster Avenue (US-30) and the border with Delaware County.
Cambridge is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, in the Boston metropolitan area, situated directly north of the city of Boston proper, across the Charles River.
Catharine Esther Beecher (September 6, 1800 – May 12, 1878) was an American educator known for her forthright opinions on female education as well as her vehement support of the many benefits of the incorporation of kindergarten into children's education.
In Greek mythology, Celaeno (Κελαινώ Kelaino, lit. 'the dark one', also Celeno or Kelaino, sometimes Calaeno) referred to several different figures.
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The Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the Turner Broadcasting System division of Time Warner.
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"College athletics" is a term encompassing the non-professional, collegiate and university-level competitive sports and games requiring physical skill, and the systems of training that prepare athletes for competition performance.
Columbia College is the oldest undergraduate college at Columbia University, situated on the university's main campus in Morningside Heights in the borough of Manhattan in New York City.
Columbia University (officially Columbia University in the City of New York) is a private Ivy League research university in Upper Manhattan, New York City.
Dartmouth College is a private Ivy League research university located in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States.
David Bicknell Truman (June 1, 1913 – August 28, 2003) was an American academic who served as the 15th president of Mount Holyoke College from 1969-1978.
Lila Diane Sawyer (born December 22, 1945) is an American television journalist.
Dubai (دبي, Gulf pronunciation) is the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
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The Pleiad Electra of Greek mythology was one of the seven daughters of Atlas and Pleione.
Emily Elizabeth Dickinson (December 10, 1830 – May 15, 1886) was an American poet.
Faculty refers to the academic staff of a university: professors of various ranks, lecturers, and/or researchers.
A female seminary is a private educational institution for women, popular especially in the United States in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, when opportunities in educational institutions for women were scarce.
The Five College Consortium, incorporated and established in 1965, comprises four liberal arts colleges and one university in the Connecticut River Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, totaling approximately 28,000 students.
A garland is a decorative wreath or cord, used at festive occasions, which can be hung round a person's neck, or on inanimate objects like Christmas trees.
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Greek mythology is the body of myths and teachings that belong to the ancient Greeks, concerning their gods and heroes, the nature of the world, and the origins and significance of their own cult and ritual practices.
Hartford Female Seminary in Hartford, Connecticut was established in 1823 by Catharine Beecher, making it one of the first major educational institutions for women in the United States.
Harvard College is one of two schools within Harvard University granting undergraduate degrees (the other being Harvard Extension School).
Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, established in 1636.
Haverford College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college located in Haverford, Pennsylvania, United States, a suburb of Philadelphia.
Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz (born 1942) is the Sydenham Clark Parsons Professor of American Studies and History, emerita, at Smith College.
Hidden Ivies: Thirty Colleges of Excellence is a college educational guide published in 2000.
Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (born October 26, 1947) is an American politician who served as the 67th United States Secretary of State under President Barack Obama from 2009 to 2013.
"I'm Spelling as Fast as I Can" is the twelfth episode of The Simpsons' fourteenth season.
Ipswich Female Seminary in Ipswich, Massachusetts, established in 1828, was a female seminary, an early school for the secondary and tertiary-level education of young women.
The Ivy League is a collegiate athletic conference comprising sports teams from eight private institutions of higher education in the Northeastern United States.
Joanne Vanish Creighton, Ph.D. (born 1942) is an American academic who served as the 17th President of Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts from 1996-2010.
Katharine Houghton Hepburn (May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003) was an American actress.
Liberal arts colleges in the United States are certain undergraduate institutions of higher education in the United States.
Lisa Marie Simpson is a fictional character in the animated television series The Simpsons.
The following is a series of lists of women's colleges in the United States.
The Litchfield Female Academy in Litchfield, Connecticut, founded in 1792 by Sarah Pierce, was one of the most important institutions of female education in the United States.
Madeleine Jana Korbel Albright (born Marie Jana Korbelová; May 15, 1937) is a Czechoslovakian-born American politician and diplomat.
Maia (or; Μαῖα; Maia), in ancient Greek religion, is one of the Pleiades and the mother of Hermes.
Mary Mason Lyon (February 28, 1797 – March 5, 1849) was an American pioneer in women's education.
Massachusetts, officially the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Mergers and acquisitions are both aspects of strategic management, corporate finance and management dealing with the buying, selling, dividing and combining of different companies and similar entities that can help an enterprise grow rapidly in its sector or location of origin, or a new field or new location, without creating a subsidiary, other child entity or using a joint venture.
In Greek mythology, Merope (Μερόπη) is one of the seven Pleiades, daughters of Atlas and Pleione.
The Middle EastArabic: الشرق الأوسط,; Armenian: Միջին Արևելք, Merdzavor Arevelk’; Azerbaijani: Orta Şərq; French: Moyen-Orient; Georgian: ახლო აღმოსავლეთი, akhlo aghmosavleti; Greek: Μέση Ανατολή, Mési Anatolí; Hebrew: המזרח התיכון, Ha'Mizrah Ha'Tihon; Kurdish: Rojhilata Navîn; Persian: خاورمیانه, khāvar-miyāneh; Somali: Bariga Dhexe; Soranî Kurdish: ڕۆژھەڵاتی ناوین, rrojhellatî nayn; Turkish: Orta Doğu; Urdu: مشرق وسطی, hashrq vsty (also called the Mid East) is a eurocentric description of a region centered on Western Asia and Egypt.
In early civilizations, people were educated informally: primarily save within the household.
Morningside Heights is a neighborhood of the borough of Manhattan in New York City, on the border of the Upper West Side and west Harlem.
Mount Holyoke College is a liberal arts college for women in South Hadley, Massachusetts, United States.
New York is a state in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.
The city of Northampton is the county seat of Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States.
The Northeastern United States, or simply the Northeast, is a geographical region of the United States bounded to the north by Canada, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the Southern United States, and to the west by the Midwestern United States.
Pennsylvania, officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a U.S. state located in the North and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States and the Great Lakes region.
The Pioneer Valley is the colloquial name for the U.S. Commonwealth of Massachusetts's portion of the Connecticut River Valley.
In astronomy, the Pleiades, or Seven Sisters (Messier 45 or M45), is an open star cluster containing middle-aged hot B-type stars located in the constellation of Taurus.
The Pleiades (or; Πλειάδες, Modern), companions of Artemis, were the seven daughters of the titan Atlas and the sea-nymph Pleione born on Mount Cyllene.
Pleione (from the Greek Πληιόνη or Πλειόνη) was an Oceanid nymph in Greek mythology.
Poughkeepsie, officially the Town of Poughkeepsie, is a town in Dutchess County, New York, United States.
Princeton University is a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, United States.
Private schools, also known as independent schools, non-governmental, or nonstate schools, are not administered by local, state or national governments; thus, they retain the right to select their students and are funded in whole or in part by charging their students tuition, rather than relying on mandatory taxation through public (government) funding; at some private schools students may be able to get a scholarship, which makes the cost cheaper, depending on a talent the student may have (e.g. sport scholarship, art scholarship, academic scholarship), financial need, or tax credit scholarships that might be available.
Radcliffe College was a women's liberal arts college in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and functioned as a female coordinate institution for the all-male Harvard College.
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and now a division of Harvard University, carries on many of the research and professional development programs that Radcliffe College pioneered and has introduced other programs to the worldwide community of scholars.
Sarah Pierce (June 26, 1767 – January 19, 1852) was a teacher, educator and founder of one of the earliest schools for girls in the United States, the Litchfield Female Academy in Litchfield, Connecticut.
Smith College is a private, independent women's liberal arts college with coed graduate and certificate programs, located in Northampton, Massachusetts, United States.
South Hadley is a town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States.
Sri Lanka (or; Sinhalese Śrī Laṃkāva, Tamil Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and known from the beginning of British colonial rule until 1972 as Ceylon, is an island country in South Asia near south-east India.
In Greek mythology, Sterope (Greek: Στερόπη), also called Asterope (Ἀστερόπη), was one of the seven Pleiades (the daughters of Atlas and Pleione, born to them at Mount Cyllene in Arcadia) and the wife of Oenomaus (or, according to some accounts, his mother by Ares).
Swarthmore College (locally, or), informally known as Swat, is a private liberal arts college located in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, 11 miles (17.7 km) southwest of Philadelphia.
Taurus (Latin for "the Bull"; symbol:, Unicode) is one of the constellations of the zodiac, which means it is crossed by the plane of the ecliptic.
In Classical Greek mythology, Taygete (Greek Ταϋγέτη, Modern.) was a nymph, one of the Pleiades according to the Bibliotheca (3.10.1) and a companion of Artemis, in her archaic role as potnia theron, "Mistress of the animals", with its likely roots in prehistory.
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The Boston Globe is an American daily newspaper based in Boston, Massachusetts.
The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.
The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company.
The following is a timeline of women's colleges in the United States.
In Classical Greek mythology, the Titans (Greek: Τῑτάν Tītán; plural: Τῑτᾶνες Tītânes) and Titanesses (Greek: Τῑτᾱνίς Tītānís; plural: Τῑτᾱνίδες Tītānídes) were members of the second order of divine beings, descending from the primordial deities and preceding the Olympian deities.
A trans man (sometimes trans-man or transman) is a transgender person who was assigned female at birth but whose gender identity is that of a man.
A trans woman (sometimes trans-woman or transwoman) is a transgender person who was assigned male at birth but whose gender identity is that of a woman.
Transgender people experience a mismatch between their gender identity or gender expression and their assigned sex.
The Tri-College Consortium consists of three private liberal arts colleges in the Philadelphia suburbs: Bryn Mawr College, Haverford College, and Swarthmore College.
The University of Massachusetts Press is a university press that is part of the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League, research university located in Philadelphia.
Vassar College is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college in the town of Poughkeepsie, New York, in the United States.
Wellesley College is a private women's liberal-arts college in the town of Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States, west of Boston.
Wellesley is an affluent town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States.
Wheaton College is a four-year, private liberal arts college with a student body of approximately 1,600.
The Women's College Coalition (WCC) was founded in 1972 and describes itself as an "association of women's colleges and universities – public and private, independent and church-related, two- and four-year – in the United States and Canada whose primary mission is the education and advancement of women.".
Women's colleges in the Southern United States refers to undergraduate, bachelor's degree–granting institutions, often liberal arts colleges, whose student populations consist exclusively or almost exclusively of women.
Women's colleges in the United States are single-sex U.S. institutions of higher education that admit female students exclusively.
Yale University is a private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut.
Zilpah Polly Grant Banister (May 30, 1794 – December 3, 1874) was an American educator known primarily for founding Ipswich Female Seminary in Ipswich, Massachusetts in 1828.