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graduate

 [graj´oo-at]
1. person who has received a degree from a university or college.
2. a measuring vessel marked by a series of lines.

grad·u·ate

(grad'yū-ăt),
A vessel, usually of glass and suitably marked, used for measuring the volume of liquids; graduate cylinder.
[Mediev. L. graduatus, fr. L. gradus, step]

graduate

An obsolete term that dignified laboratory glassware with marks for measuring volume; it is still used in adjectival form, as in a graduated cylinder.

graduate

1. person who has received a degree from a university or college.
2. a measuring vessel marked by a series of lines.

graduate programs
educational programs for persons who already have their basic degree that entitles them to practice. Includes programs provided for persons attempting postgraduate research degrees, vocational diplomas and coursework masterates, and for refresher and update courses for professional veterinarians under the general heading of professional continuing education.
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Ron Bauer, principal at El Camino High, and Sandi Rubalcaba, Tom's school counselor, think the kid is breaking new ground here graduating from college before high school.
After graduating from North Carolina Central University School of Law only to discover that no one would hire him because he was black, Gary returned to his hometown of Stuart, Florida.
Data was collected over a four year period (1996-1999) from graduating seniors majoring in psychology at Ursuline College, a small liberal arts women's college in northeastern Ohio.
It makes me feel good that she's graduating and will have more opportunities to get a good job,'' said a beaming Hernandez.
The very fact that traditional four-year programs so infrequently result in students actually graduating in four years should be an indicator to the academy that there is nothing sacred about that number--at least from the viewpoint of students.
White got a handle on her student loan bills soon after graduating by consolidating all of her Federal Stafford Loans.
The Honors Convocation begins a week of nine graduation ceremonies for the 9,196 graduating students of the 33,000 student university.
At the University of Oregon, Graduate School Dean Richard Linton adds that because most graduate student organizers matriculate after two or three years in the campus Labor movement, he tries to instill in every negotiation a bit of history and institutional memory to make sure labor agreements show continuity from one graduating class to the next.
Typical schedule: The Executive MBA program starts each August and runs two years, graduating classes in May, August and December.
Through the 1993 College Graduate Purchase Program, qualified graduating college seniors and graduate students are eligible for a $400 rebate (in addition to other incentives available at the time of purchase) and pre-approved credit up to $18,000 on the purchase or lease of a new Ford or Mercury car or truck.
Specifically, the proportion of graduating MBAs who manage to get hired into lucrative investment banking positions shrinks or expands depending on how well the stock market is performing in a given year.
We need to essentially be doubling the number of nurses being educated and graduating from our schools in order to deal with the nursing shortage,'' said Emerson, noting that the state currently graduates about 6,000 nurses a year and will have a shortage of 120,000 nurses by 2020 if more isn't done to train them.