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the groves of academe

Institutions of higher learning, such as colleges and universities, or higher learning in general. I've spent my whole career in the groves of academe, so transitioning to the corporate sector will be difficult.
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groves of Academe

the academic community. literary
This phrase alludes to the Roman poet Horace's Epistles, in which he says: Atque inter silvas Academi quaerere verum ‘and seek for truth in the groves of Academe’. The Academia was a grove near ancient Athens where a number of philosophers, Plato among them, taught their pupils.
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Winners will be notified by May 31, 2018, and presented their scholarship award at an Elk Grove Village Board Meeting thereafter.
The Morton Grove Chamber of Commerce and Industry is dedicated to promoting and advocating for the local business community to ensure the continued economic, cultural and civic well-being of Morton Grove.
Miranda is on her way out to LA when her car breaks down in the small Pennsylvania town of Hemlock Grove.
Glass's subtitle describes what he sees as the long-term trajectory of the curious assemblage of aesthetic and political impulses that form Grove Press and the Evergreen Review.
Grove Hill was part of a move to provide 'Homes Fit For Heroes' - a national post-First World War slogan, aimed at clearing overcrowding and poor quality housing.
Burial will be at Fir Grove Cemetery in Cottage Grove.
For instance, the climbing vine, Entada phasealoides, grows in the sacred grove of the "Seven Sisters" in Tunbad.
Grove in six periods, roughly based on his geographic locations.
The Sales and Design Center for Wesley Grove is located on Cookman Avenue, in the heart of the city's downtown, just steps away from the site where the new mixed-use community is now taking shape.
A STREAM: Kells Lane 0 Oakfield 3, Glynwood 2 Kelvin Grove 1, Harlow Green 0 Kells Lane 2, Oakfield 3 Glynwood 1, Kelvin Grove 0 Harlow Green 2, Kells Lane 3 Glynwood 1, Oakfield 3 Kelvin Grove 1, Glynwood 2 Harlow Green 3, Kelvin Grove 0 Kells Lane 1, Harlow Green 0 Oakfield 0.
Garden Grove accomplished its progress in part by fostering support for teachers and principals and with teachers using lesson plans in class based on data from student testing and state-mandated academic standards.
State Department was forced to cancel a visit to Garden Grove by a delegation of Communist officials from the Vietnamese regime because police and local officials said the federal government's 24-hour notice was not sufficient to provide adequate security.
The confusion lies in the difference between a short-term trend and a fundamental shift in doing business--what Grove would call a "10X change.
a maker of high-capacity lattice-boom crawler cranes and tower cranes, has completed its acquisition of Grove Investors Inc.