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Leading Researcher Bruce McCandliss to Address Brain Science and Educational Success at Seattle Event on December 6

Dr. Bruce McCandliss, a renowned scholar on developmental cognitive neuroscience, will deliver a lecture titled “Early Education and the Brain: Making Novel Connections” as part of the American Educational Research Association’s Centennial Lecture Series. The event is open to the public.

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Rensselaer Announces More Than $24 Million Raised for Student Scholarship Support

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute held its Inaugural Scholarship Gala—and announced that is has raised over $24 million in scholarship support in the last two years—at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City Nov. 17. The Gala raised support for the Institute’s scholarship initiative, Bridging the Gap, and presented its newest honor, the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award, to three recipients—IBM, Howard N. Blitman P.E., Class of 1950, and Curtis R. Priem, Class of 1982.

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NYU Students & Alumni Selected as Schwarzman Scholars for Study in China

Two New York University students and two of the university’s alumni have been selected as 2017 Schwarzman Scholars, an honor that will support master’s degree study at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

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Unique Premed Program Gives Future Healthcare Providers Tools to Understand Social Contexts for Health

Vanderbilt's Medicine, Health and Society graduates demonstrate a thorough grounding in issues of structural competence while remaining as competitive as traditional pre-med students for medical school, showing that the undergraduate years are ideal for introducing these important concepts to aspiring healthcare practitioners.

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Ohio-Based ProMedica Health System Celebrates One-Year Anniversary for Its Grocery Market and Announces Plans to Expand

One year ago ProMedica opened a full-service grocery market in an area of Toledo that was labeled a food desert due to the lack of grocery stores and healthy food providers. Today leaders from ProMedica announced plans to expand its services beyond the grocery market to offer a variety of community programs including cooking and nutrition classes, health screenings, financial counseling and job training. According to philanthropist and business community leader Russell Ebeid, ProMedica is "writing a new chapter in the way healthcare systems collaborate with neighborhoods and communities to improve health."

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Temple University Endowment Exceeds $500 Million

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Temple University’s endowment crossed the half-billion-dollar mark thanks to support of donors and a savvy investment strategy.

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NYIT Librarian Wins 2016 I Love My Librarian Award

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Apfelbaum and the other winning librarians perform exceptional public service and transform communities through education and lifelong learning.

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Research Team Finds Benefits of Engineering Lessons for First-Graders

First-grade students benefit from engineering lessons being added to their curriculum, according to the results of a Department of Education-financed study by researchers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

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Report Analyzes College Paths of Immigrants, Second-Generation Americans

A new report by education researchers at RTI International sheds light on trends in college enrollment by the children of Hispanic and Asian families who recently arrived in the United States.

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College Students’ Use of Private Loans Drops by Half

A new report by education researchers at RTI International found that the use of private student loans dropped by half between 2008 and 2012.

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Michigan State University Railway Management Certificate Program Updates Offerings

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Michigan State University’s Railway Management Certificate Program (RMCP) has updated its offerings with the onboarding of a new executive director.

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Parents Should Avoid Pressuring Young Children Over Grades

New research from ASU suggests parents shouldn't obsess over grades and extracurricular activities for young schoolchildren, especially if such ambitions come at the expense of social skills and kindness.

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New Website Uses Big Data to Address Underrepresentation of Women in Philosophy

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A new website created by faculty and students at Binghamton University, State University of New York ranks university philosophy departments and academic journals by gender in order to draw attention to the underrepresentation of women in philosophy.

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Subsidized Housing Works Better for Some Kids Than Others

Living in subsidized housing seems to give a boost to children with high standardized test scores and few behavior problems, but it has the opposite effect on students who score poorly and have behavioral issues, a new study finds.

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Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine Dean Named to Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee

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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert A. McDonald has appointed Thomas A. Cavalieri, DO, Dean and Professor of Medicine at the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, to serve on the VA National Academic Affiliations Council.

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CSU Channel Islands Launches Nationwide Search for Provost

CSU Channel Islands (CI) is searching for a new Provost. CI has secured the Washington D.C.-based executive search firm Academic Search, Inc. to field candidates for the appointed position, which will begin in summer of 2017. The search is nationwide.

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Rowan University Engineering Team Helps Protect Jersey Shoreline, More

Research out of Rowan University in New Jersey will help towns, others better prepare for the worst of weather, mitigating damages.

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UNF Listed in National Rankings for Study Abroad Participation

The University of North Florida ranked No. 9 nationally on the list of “Leading Institutions by Duration and Institutional Type” for short-term study abroad programs, according to the Institute of International Education’s 2016 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange.

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US Embassy and Queen’s University Belfast Partner for International Teacher Exchange Programme

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The U.S. Consul General in Northern Ireland, Daniel Lawton, has met with Queen’s University Belfast Vice-Chancellor, Professor Patrick Johnston, to launch the first ever international teacher exchange between shared education schools in Northern Ireland and schools in Los Angeles.

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