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Dean

(dēn),
Henry Trendley, U.S. dentist and epidemiologist, 1893-1962. See: Dean fluorosis index.
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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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www.JamesDeansLastDrive.com and www.facebook.com/jamesdeanslastdrive are the official websites for the Official 60th Anniversary James Dean Memorial Cruise “James Dean's Last Drive.”
Released two years after his death, The James Dean Story attempts to occupy an authoritative position vis-a-vis the deceased actor.
And the happiness that friends predicted Natalie Wood and James Dean would enjoy together, was never to be.
James Dean's last film was "Giant," and to many it was an apt description of his stature.
But teens today will find common ground with Gordon, from his obsession with James Dean to his pushing the boundaries both in his quest for Mary's heart and his rivalry with Lancer.
Students included Arthur Mitchell, Donald Saddler, Eartha Kilt, Marlon Brando, and James Dean.
To hear the name of actor James Dean today, with its instant recognition, one would think he must have made many films: not so, he made only three--and it was primarily his last film which made him a Hollywood star.
If Lee was looking down on his posthumous status as international superstar and Third World hero, it was from an ethereal VIP room, waiting with James Dean and a few others for Bob Marley to show up.
Anthony Lombardi, principal of Public School 49 in Middle Village, Queens, is a perfect example of a James Dean, but there are thousands of them quietly forging their way through dysfunctional school systems nationwide, getting the job done for their students and teachers.
"The team from Ballard that designed this low-cost technology did an outstanding job identifying a membrane that is a fraction of the cost of fluorinated membranes and designing the product for manufacturability using high-volume plastic injection molding," said DPoint president and CEO James Dean.
A loner who marched to his own eccentric beat, James Dean was by no means an easy subject.
ATLANTA -- The Lowe Gallery presents, "James Dean and James Franco: The Mirrored Psyche Actors, Artists and Icons in American Culture,"