Category Archives: Education

New York University remembers Bingham Ray, 57, film professor who died at Sundance Film Festival

PARK CITY, Utah – NYU adjunct professor Bingham Ray, 57, passed away last week after suffering two strokes at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. Ray was hired last year by his friend and colleague Joe Pichirallo, undergraduate chair of the

New York University remembers Bingham Ray, 57, film professor who died at Sundance Film Festival

PARK CITY, Utah – NYU adjunct professor Bingham Ray, 57, passed away last week after suffering two strokes at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. Ray was hired last year by his friend and colleague Joe Pichirallo, undergraduate chair of the

Heiress to the Duke tobacco fortune and Durham benefactor, Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans dies at 91

DURHAM — Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans, a Duke descendent who was devoted to philanthropy, education, civil rights and the arts, died today at the age of 91. She died this morning at Duke Hospital, said her assistant, Kathy Harrison.

Heiress to the Duke tobacco fortune and Durham benefactor, Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans dies at 91

DURHAM — Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans, a Duke descendent who was devoted to philanthropy, education, civil rights and the arts, died today at the age of 91. She died this morning at Duke Hospital, said her assistant, Kathy Harrison.

First person: Students, admirers remember recently deceased Sir Michael Dummett, one of most influential philosophers of 20th century

Sir Michael Dummett, one of the most influential philosophers of the 20th century, died last week in Oxford, England. He held the position of Wykeham Professor of Logic at Oxford University from 1979 until his retirement in 1992. Below is

First person: Students, admirers remember recently deceased Sir Michael Dummett, one of most influential philosophers of 20th century

Sir Michael Dummett, one of the most influential philosophers of the 20th century, died last week in Oxford, England. He held the position of Wykeham Professor of Logic at Oxford University from 1979 until his retirement in 1992. Below is

Miguel Terekhov, 83, a dancer with Ballets Russes, created Oklahoma university school of dance

RICHARDSON, Texas – Miguel Terekhov, a dancer with the two leading Ballets Russes troupes of the 1940s and ’50s and a co-founder, with his wife, of the School of Dance at the University of Oklahoma, one of America’s leading university

Miguel Terekhov, 83, a dancer with Ballets Russes, created Oklahoma university school of dance

RICHARDSON, Texas – Miguel Terekhov, a dancer with the two leading Ballets Russes troupes of the 1940s and ’50s and a co-founder, with his wife, of the School of Dance at the University of Oklahoma, one of America’s leading university

Students showered appreciation on teacher Marialyse Mitchell, 93, when she retired

MOUNT AIRY, Pa. – When Marialyse Henry’s fiance was serving with the Army Air Corps in the Pacific Theater in World War II, she attended Mass daily throughout the war and prayed for his safe return. News of the horrors

Students showered appreciation on teacher Marialyse Mitchell, 93, when she retired

MOUNT AIRY, Pa. – When Marialyse Henry’s fiance was serving with the Army Air Corps in the Pacific Theater in World War II, she attended Mass daily throughout the war and prayed for his safe return. News of the horrors

Todd Chowan, 49, composed music to teach his Minnesota first-graders French

EDINA, Minn. – Students in Todd Chowan’s classes at Normandale Elementary French Immersion School not only spoke the language, they sang it, too. Chowan brought French alive through scores of snappy piano ditties he composed to help students learn French

Todd Chowan, 49, composed music to teach his Minnesota first-graders French

EDINA, Minn. – Students in Todd Chowan’s classes at Normandale Elementary French Immersion School not only spoke the language, they sang it, too. Chowan brought French alive through scores of snappy piano ditties he composed to help students learn French

Lawrence M. Cranberg, 94, conducted groundbreaking research on high energy neutrons

Lawrence M. Cranberg PhD, 94, passed away on November 21, 2011 surrounded by his loving family.  Cancer was the cause of death.  Lawrence, a true patriot, was born on the 4th of July in 1917 in Bronx, New York, the

Lawrence M. Cranberg, 94, conducted groundbreaking research on high energy neutrons

Lawrence M. Cranberg PhD, 94, passed away on November 21, 2011 surrounded by his loving family.  Cancer was the cause of death.  Lawrence, a true patriot, was born on the 4th of July in 1917 in Bronx, New York, the