James A. Landau <> JJJRLandau at NETSCAPE.COM
Fri Mar 30 22:13:47 UTC 2012

>From the Philadelphia Inquirer Mach 30, 2012, page A17 column 1:

"Hungarian President Pal Schmitt wa stripped of his doctoral degree Thursday afte the Semmelweis University decided that e had copied most of his thesis 20 years ago.
The University' highest-ranking decision-making body, the Senate, repealed the politician's title afte a recommendation from doctoral commission earlier THursday, Rector Tivadar Tulassay told reporters in Budapest."


Off-topic: on Law and Order: Special Victims Unit: Robin Williams, playing a (perhaps mad) scientist says "the perimeters of the experiment".  Given the context, it is possible that Williams meant that certain limits or borders had been set on that particular experiemnt, but still that's an awfully arcane subtlety for a mass-market TV show.

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