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Comment Liberal Arts versus Vocational training (Score 5, Insightful) 225

I'm disappointed to see an institution with as good a reputation as GMU creating what is ostensibly a vocational training program. Programs such as this prepare students for one and only one role in a specialized industry, instead of preparing them with a more well rounded education. Mores the pity too. I guess GMU wants to compete head to head with schools that advertise on G4.

Comment Re:Wrong question (Score 1) 899

You live in New York. That, along with LA and maybe San Francisco are among the most liberal, educated places in the nation. Try meeting some people in Alabama, or Iowa. See what they think about "intellectual" subjects.

You mean toothless hillbillies like :


Submission + - Peace Corps Email List Compromised

Pro777 writes: "I just received this email. Thanks US government!!!

Dear ********,

The company we contract with to send email newsletters has identified a breach of one of their security systems by an outside party.

It is possible that the email address you use to manage your email subscriptions with our Agency was obtained by an unauthorized third-party. There are some steps you can take to prevent misuse of this information. We recommend that you be on the alert regarding email that appears to be from a brand-name organization and that encourages you to visit a Web site to provide personal and financial information. Please be assured that we will never ask you to provide such personal information in an email. You should delete any such email you receive.

The Peace Corps regrets this incident. If you have any questions, please call Allison Tanaka at 800-424-8580, ext. 2576.


Wilbert Bryant
Associate Director for Management/Chief Privacy Officer"

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