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FEB 27, 2015 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Conference at Brown examines 1st-generation challenges

The three-day event will bring together more than 250 students and administrators from Ivy League and other elite schools as well as educational stakeholders. The roots of 1vyG began last spring, when Stewart and his classmates developed a seminar focusing on the first-generation college student experience. Over the past decade, universities like Brown have begun to realize that first-generation students, ...

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FEB 18, 2015 - The Economist

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The lolly and the Ivies

Cambridge has the largest endowment of any British university, at £4.9 billion ($7.4 billion). It sounds impressive until you look at Cambridge, Massachusetts, where Harvard and MIT manage endowments worth $36 billion and $12 billion respectively. A recent survey of 851 post-secondary institutions in North America finds that their coffers hold more than $500 billion, but some are much better ...

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FEB 16, 2015 - Boston Herald

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Princeton gets $300M book collection, its largest donation

PRINCETON, N.J. — Princeton University says it has received the largest donation in its history, a collection of rare books and manuscripts valued at nearly $300 million.The Ivy League university announced Monday the gift was left by 1936 graduate William Scheide, who died last November at age 100.The 2,500-volume collection includes the first six printed editions of the Bible, an ...

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FEB 14, 2015 - Fox News

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Cornell students erupt over health care fee

Students at vaunted Cornell University are plenty smart enough to know they should not have to pay a penalty for not buying the school's health insurance if they already have coverage, but that's exactly what a new policy at the Ivy League school requires.

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