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Pine Manor College, or PMC, is a private, women's liberal arts college located in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. It was founded in 1911 and serves approximately 500 students, 75% of whom live on the campus. In higher education, particularly in the United States, a womens college is a college (that is, a primarily undergraduate, bachelors degree_granting institution) whose students are exclusively women. ... A liberal arts college is an institution of higher education found in the United States, offering programs in the liberal arts at the post-secondary level. ... Boston College and the Chestnut Hill Reservoir Located 6 miles west of Boston, Chestnut Hill is a leafy suburb notable for its stately old houses, scenic landscape and the historic campus of Boston College. ... State nickname: Bay State Other U.S. States Capital Boston Largest city Boston Governor Mitt Romney (R) Senators Edward Kennedy (D) John Kerry (D) Official language(s) English Area 27,360 km² (44th)  - Land 20,317 km²  - Water 7,043 km² (25. ... 1911 was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ...

Pine Manor is located on an old estate which used to be a part of Wellesley College. Many of the school's buildings are original to the estate and have been renovated to accommodate the college. Wellesley College is a womens liberal arts college that opened in 1875, founded by Henry Fowle Durant and his wife Pauline Fowle Durant. ...

PMC offers 9 majors, each leading to a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science. The majors available are biology, business administration, communications, English, history and culture, liberal studies, psychology, social and political systems, and visual arts. Within each major, students can pick their own concentration from a list of more than 60 options.[1] For example, a student majoring in English can concentrate on creative writing or English education, while a student majoring in visual arts can concentrate on graphic design. An academic major is a mainly U.S. term for a university students main field of specialisation during his or her bachelors degree studies. ... A Bachelor of Arts (B.A. or A.B., from the Latin Artium Baccalaureus) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or program in the arts and/or sciences. ... A Bachelor of Science (B.S., B.Sc. ... Main articles: Life The most salient example of biological universality is that all living things share a common carbon-based biochemistry and in particular pass on their characteristics via genetic material, which is based on nucleic acids such as DNA and which uses a common genetic code with only minor... External links The Rise of a Young Business Tycoon Business Articles Categories: ‪Business‬ | ‪Academic disciplines‬ | ‪School subjects‬ ... The term communications is used in a number of disciplines: Communications, also known as communication studies is the academic discipline which studies communication. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... HIStory: Past, Present And Future - Book 1 was a double-disc album by Michael Jackson released in 1995. ... Look up Culture in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Wikinews has news related to this article: Culture and entertainment Dictionary of the History of Ideas: Cultural Development in Antiquity Dictionary of the History of Ideas: Culture and Civilization in Modern Times Classificatory system for cultures and civilizations, by Dr. Sam Vaknin... In the history of education, the seven liberal arts comprise two groups of studies, the trivium and the quadrivium. ... Psychology (ancient Greek: psyche = soul or mind, logos/-ology = study of) is an academic and applied field involving the study of mind and behavior. ... Look up Politics in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Politics (disambiguation) Democracy History of democracy List of democracy and elections-related topics List of years in politics List of politics by country articles Political corruption Political economy Political movement Political parties of the world Political party Political psychology Political sociology Political... The visual arts are a class of artforms, including painting, sculpture, photography, and others, that focus on the creation of artworks which are primarily visual in nature. ...

PMC has been ranked as the most culturally diverse college in the United States for two years by U.S. News and World Report. It is one of the few colleges in the nation to have more African American students (32%) than white students (25%).[2] Diversity is the presence of a wide range of variation in the qualities or attributes under discussion. ... U.S. News & World Report is a weekly newsmagazine. ... African Americans, also known as Afro-Americans or black Americans, are an ethnic group in the United States of America whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Sub-Saharan and West Africa. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ...

PMC is a Division III member of the NCAA. Students compete in basketball, cross country, lacrosse, softball, soccer, tennis, and volleyball. The mascot is the gator. Division III consists of institutions who recognize that collegiate athletics can be an integral part of the educational process. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... Basketball is very popular in U.S. colleges. ... The term cross-country, when used by itself, can refer to: Cross-country running Cross-country skiing Cross-country equestrianism Cross-country or XC mountain biking Cross-country or XC flying Fell running also known as hill running and mountain running Virgin Cross-Country is a rail franchise in the... A womens lacrosse player carries the ball past a defender. ... A softball batter, catcher and umpire wait to receive a pitch Softball is a team sport in which a ball, eleven to twelve inches in circumference, is thrown by a player called a pitcher and hit by an offensive player called a batter with a round, smooth stick called a... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... Tennis balls This article is about the sport, tennis. ... Volleyball is the second most popular sport in the world, where two teams, separated by a high net, hit a ball back and forth over the net between the teams. ... Species Alligator mississippiensis Alligator sinensis An alligator is a crocodile in the genus Alligator of the family Alligatoridae. ...

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Mullins v. Pine Manor College (389 Mass. 47, 449 N.E.2d 331) (7152 words)
Colleges must, therefore, act "to use reasonable care to prevent injury" to their students "by third persons whether their acts were accidental, negligent, or intentional." Carey v.
The college and Person next argue that the judge should have ruled, as matter of law, that the intervening criminal act of an unknown third person was a superseding cause which severed the chain of proximate causation.
Implicit in Pine Manor's requirement that freshmen live in dormitories provided by the college is the representation that the college believed that it could provide adequately for the safety and well-being of its students.
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