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Old 08-07-2016, 09:38 PM   #104
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Founded February 15, 1918..

NASA Astronaut Judith..

Mortar Board was the first all-female honor society and continues to promote women's interests today.. The organization became co-ed in 1975 following Title IX, at which point a clause was added in the Preamble to the Constitution to include a "commitment to the advancement of the status of women".. Some of the notable alumni are..

01.44 minute Physics lesson from the opening scene of the TV film The Challenger Disaster..

Condoleezza Rice, former U.S. Secretary of State..(Born in Birmingham, Alabama)..She served as the 66th United States Secretary of State, the second person to hold that office in the administration of President George W. Bush..She attended St. Mary's Academy, an all-girls Catholic high school in Cherry Hills Village, Colorado...he may even sprinkle rice around the shoulders of a person in a protective ring..

Judith Resnik, space shuttle Challenger astronaut..Both her parents were Jewish immigrants from Ukraine..While working toward her doctorate, Resnik was affiliated with the National Institutes of Health as a biomedical engineer.. Later, she was a systems engineer with Xerox Corporation..Resnik is a small lunar crater that is located within the interior of the huge walled plain Apollo, on the Moon's far side.. (Mission STS-51-L) broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, leading to the deaths of its se7en crew members..

Aron Lee Ralston (born October 27, 1975) is an American outdoorsman, engineer and motivational speaker.. He survived a canyoneering Incident in southeastern Utah in 2003, during which he amputated his own right forearm with a dull pocketknife in order to extricate himself from a dislodged boulder, which had him trapped in Blue John Canyon for 5 days and se7en hours (127 hours)..

Vidit Mirabilia Magna..

Xavier University is a co-educational Jesuit, Catholic university located in Norwood, an enclave of Cincinnati, Ohio, United States.. The school is the sixth-oldest Catholic and fourth-oldest Jesuit university in the nation..Xavier has several honorary society chapters..Mortar Board is an American national honor society whose purpose is to recognize outstanding students dedicated to the values of scholarship, leadership, and service... must be tremendously interesting to be a schoolmaster, to watch boys grow up and help them Along; to see their characters develop and what they become when they leave school and the world gets hold of them..Despite my privileged upbringing, I'm actually quite well-balanced..I have a chip on both shoulders...

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