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Dean

(dēn),
Henry Trendley, U.S. dentist and epidemiologist, 1893-1962. See: Dean fluorosis index.

dean

Etymology: L, decanus, chief of ten
chief executive and educational officer of a unit of a university, school, or college.

dean

Academia The top banana in a college, university, or medical school's hierarchy, who is responsible for all professorial faculty and academics. See Mentor, Professor.
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It was during the filming of Rebel, largely on location in New York, that James Dean and Natalie Wood fell in love.
The nearby James Dean Gallery along Interstate 69 between Marion and Fairmount also contains what is said to be the world's largest collection of Dean memorabilia.
But on September 30, 1955, less than a month before the release of Rebel, James Dean was killed when he crashed his Porsche on a California highway.
He had two wonderful scenes with my ex-husband, Casper Van Dien, who played James Dean.
In the first few moments of East of Eden, James Dean loiters on this corner, shadowing a mysterious woman (Jo Van Fleet) whom he suspects is the mother he's never known.
These two very different pictures paint perfectly the enigma that was James Dean.
With the signing of this deal, we're adding a new major legend to Legends Licensing - James Dean - and significantly expanding our existing library of Marilyn Monroe images," said Saal.
James Dean Bradfield has put the rare original 7-inch vinyl single up for auction before he and bandmate Sean Moore join a group trekking in Patagonia in November to raise funds for the Cardiff-based charity.
Legendary Welsh rockers Manic Street Preachers - James Dean Bradfield, Nicky Wire and Sean Moore - are performing at Cardiff Castle on Friday night - the first time they've played the heritage site.
June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With bullying and school violence on the rise, conceptual artist James Dean Kersten is putting harsh words squarely in the crosshairs.
Speaking to Radio 2 DJ Jo Whiley during a BBC Introducing Masterclass at the Wales Millennium Centre, James Dean Bradfield and Nicky Wire spoke about the ups and downs of their incredible career in front of an invited audience of Welsh musicians, eager to hear what the pair had to say.
com)-- A page from the 1949 Fairmount High School yearbook signed by James Dean will feature at PFC Auctions May sale.