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Articles by Maggie Livingstone (55)

Class of 2017 admitted students are from all 50 states, with California, New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Texas being the most represented states. This is consistent with last year’s admitted pool.

University News

U. accepts second-lowest percentage of applicants ever

April 1, 2013 12 comments

Students of color comprise 45 percent of admitted students in the class of 2017.

Billionaire supports U. coal divestment

University News

Billionaire supports U. coal divestment

March 22, 2013 2 comments

Tom Steyer, hedge fund founder, wrote a letter to the Corporation delivered to Paxson Thursday.

University News

At BUCC, Divest Coal urges long-term U. divestment

March 20, 2013 2 comments

Faculty diversity and the shrinking RUE program also surfaced as major issues at Tuesday’s meeting.

University News

At open forum, students discuss 250th anniversary

March 15, 2013 0 comments

Eight students talked strategic planning and U. governance at a forum with the planning VP.

Features

Locals hooked by the chance to tell real stories

March 11, 2013 0 comments

Monthly themed storytelling events encourage attendees to share experiences.

University News

U.’s tuition cost ranks second highest in Ivy League

March 7, 2013 2 comments

An online scorecard created by the U.S. Dept. of Education posts colleges’ net tuition costs.

Changes to the standardized test aim to guarantee scores that reflect classroom instruction and make the test accessible to all students.

University News

SAT looks to revamp in coming months

March 7, 2013 0 comments

The College Board announced plans for long-term research to modify the SAT.

Arts & Culture

‘A table!’ delights French foodies

March 5, 2013 0 comments

A new class in the French department teaches language and culture skills through food.

University News

Doctoral students desire closer undergraduate ties

February 28, 2013 1 comment

The forum sparked discussion on how to make University graduate programs distinctive.

Common App restructures for fall

Common App restructures for fall

February 27, 2013 0 comments

Applicants will lose the option to create their own essay topics in the 2013-14 admission cycle.

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