Education: Report Card

¶Only a few days after opening a mammoth $102 million building and endowment program, New York University announced that it was off to an unexpectedly quick start. It had just received $1,500,000 for a new student center for its Bronx campus. Donor: Frank Jay Gould, '99, son of the financier, whose family has already made possible Gould Hall, Gould Memorial Library, and much of the Hall of Fame.

¶Highbrow gobbledygook of the week (from Hemingway: The Writer as Artist, by Professor Carlos Baker of Princeton University): "Despite the insistent, denotative matter-of-factness at the surface...

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