July 2012 Newsflash

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Simon’s Rock students presented at the Hudson River Mathematics Conference in April. Lauren Dahlin ‘08 gave a talk on cloud computing with large data sets, Michael Xu ‘08 presented the "Chronicles of Pi" and Aneeqa Muzammil ‘10 explained Google page-ranking in "Page Rank Hoodwinked, How Far Can You Go".

   
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The Nebraska McCook Daily Gazette reported that recent Medical school graduate Michael Carter ‘00 got an early start, leaving high school after sophomore year to start college early!

   
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Ronan Farrow ’99 making mark as diplomat at young age” noted the the San Francisco Chronicle.

   
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Alison Bechdel ’77 continues to make the news. She talks about her new book Are you my mother? with Marty Moss-Coane on Radio Times.

   
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Find out "What happens when an out-of-shape, drug-addled, 30-year-old alcoholic goes running for the first time? In the Kindle Single, "The Long Run," by Shubaly Mishka '92 -- the ninth best-selling Kindle Single. Read more in PC Magazine.

   

Meet some of the incoming class of fall 2012. First-Years in the News

   
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NBC Connecticut (6/14/2012) reported that 15-year-old heads to college. "Malcolm Jefferson looks like your typical high school student, but there's something extraordinary about this sophomore at Hillhouse High School in New Haven.".

   
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Before NBC picked up the story, the New Haven Register (6/8/2012) reported on Malcom’s accomplishment in the article “Hillhouse High School sophomore heads to college at 15.

   
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New Hampshire’s Concord Monitor (6/11/2012) noted that “Christopher Milligan, son of Greg and Heather Milligan, has been accepted for the fall semester at Bard College at Simon's Rock in Barrington, Mass. He is a 16-year-old sophomore at Concord High School.”

   
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GoErie.com (5/10/2012) “Olivia Dhaliwal, 17, of Erie, has been accepted into Bard College at Simon's Rock to finish her last year of high school and start working on college courses a year early. Dhaliwal is currently a junior at Northwest Pennsylvania Collegiate Academy. She will live and study on the 400-student campus in Great Barrington, Mass.”

   
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The Oregonian (5/12/2012) reported that “Metropolitan Learning Center sophomore Nathan Sadowsky 15, was recently accepted into Bard College at Simon’s Rock, a school for high-achieving high school students who learn quicker than most of their peers.”

   
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HawaiiNewsNow (4/20/12) “Assets sophomore overcomes dyslexia, heads to college early.” “She's definitely a dynamo. Every once in a while, you meet a young person who's not only inspired by her teachers but inspires others, and Polly Lim is a 16 year old - with a five year plan.”

   
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Ballard News Tribune (3/21/12) “Ballard 10th grader accepted to university.” “Ballardite Courtney Adams is heading to college and she's not even halfway finished with high school yet. The 16-year-old University Preparatory Academy student has secured a place at Bard College at Simon’s Rock for this coming fall thanks to her outstanding academic and personal achievements.”