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UChicago’s Jared Lewis Receives 2016 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award

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Jared Lewis has been selected for a 2016 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award from the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation. Lewis, an assistant professor in chemistry at the University of Chicago, is one of 13 Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award recipients this year.

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Babson College Announces Undergraduate and Graduate Faculty of the Year

Babson Professor Richard Mandel has been named Undergraduate Teacher of the Year and Professor Mark Potter the Graduate Faculty of the Year (also known as the Thomas Kennedy Award for Teaching Excellence).

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MSU Pilots Joint Medical and Business Degree

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Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine and Broad College of Business will begin a Doctor of Medicine and Master of Business Administration joint degree in fall 2016. The joint M.D./MBA provides additional preparation for physician leaders in navigating the changing landscape of the health care industry.

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U.S. Physics Team Finalists Arrive in D.C. this Week for Training

A group of 23 physics-savvy U.S. high school students are preparing for a chance to represent the U.S. Physics Team at the 2016 International Physics Olympiad. This annual event brings together student scholars from around the globe to put their knowledge and love of physics to the ultimate test. This year's Olympiad takes place July 11-17 in Switzerland and Lichtenstein.

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UT System in Consortium Bidding for Sandia National Laboratories Contract

The University of Texas System, The University of New Mexico, and The Texas A&M University System are exclusive members of the Battelle and Boeing team, which has signed a formal agreement to bid jointly to manage Sandia National Laboratories.

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Literacy Advocate and Pediatrician at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Mariana Glusman Publishes Book to Address “30 Million Word Gap”

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Pediatrician and literacy advocate writes book to curb the 30 million word gap. It is on the critical importance of reading and talking to you baby the minute they are out of the womb.

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Babson Entrepreneurs Accepted Into 2016 MassChallenge Accelerator

Six Babson alumni, undergraduate, and graduate student businesses have been named finalists in the 2016 MassChallenge accelerator program. This year’s cohort was chosen from over 1,700 applicants and represent a diverse range of industries and geographies, including nine countries and 16 states.

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Same Book, Different Culture, New Meaning

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In the 1960’s, when matchmakers paired writers with receptive readers overseas, so-called “World Literature” was born

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Worth the Wait

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Dylan Martin wasn’t sure he’d ever be able to graduate from college, but his concern stemmed from something far more serious than how he was doing in his classes.

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Autism Research Is Personal for Lisa Ruble

Discover the personal connection that motivates UK College of Education Professor Lisa Ruble each and every day as she works to help students with autism succeed in school … and beyond.

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Nicole Junker, Kelly Dumont Named Clendenin Scholars

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Two Kennesaw State University students – one who aspires to end human trafficking and one who plans to help people in coping with grief – are receiving scholarships toward their altruistic career pursuits.

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Case Western Reserve University’s Landmark Polymer Science Program Launches Dual-PhD with Students From Brazil

The polymer science program at Case Western Reserve University, already historic as the first of its kind in the country when launched 53 years ago, has reached another milestone: the start of an innovative PhD dual-degree with four leading Brazilian universities. The first group of 12 Brazilian PhD students began the Case School of Engineering program this month part of the university’s agreement with Brazil’s Ministry of Education.

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Professor Discusses Vocation of Teaching in New Book

"Teaching with Purpose: An Inquiry into the Who, Why, and How We Teach" emphasizes that teaching is more than a job; it is a vocation that carries with it significant responsibilities

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Two UofL Medical Students Receive Fulbright-Fogarty Fellowships for Research in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Jessica Eaton and Mackenzie Flynn will delay their fourth year of medical school to conduct medical research in Malawi and Kenya. This is the first time two students in the same medical school have received Fulbright-Fogarty fellowships in a single year.

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UCI Paul Merage School of Business Receives $100,000 Pledge from Alumna Jennifer Su Gillick

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Jennifer Su Gillick, EMBA ’83, an alumna of the UC Irvine Paul Merage School of Business, and her husband William G. Gillick, have pledged $100,000 to the Merage School. In recognition of their gift, one of the breakout rooms, located on the fourth floor of the new Merage School building, will be designated “in honor of the Su and Gillick Families.”

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Indiana University Kelley School Launches Professional Development Program for Online MBA Students

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Kelley Direct, the online MBA program of Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, is launching a unique, comprehensive professional development program in the fall, tailored to serve both those looking to advance at their current companies as well as an increasing number of those planning to change careers.

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Council on Undergraduate Research Elects New President

Anne Boettcher, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Elected President of Council on Undergraduate Executive Board

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When It Comes to Replicating Studies, Context Matters, an Analysis of Scientific Reproducibility Project Work Finds

Contextual factors, such as the race of participants in an experiment or the geography of where the experiment was run, can reduce the likelihood of replicating psychological studies, a team of NYU researchers has found. Their work analyzed papers examined by the Reproducibility Project in an effort to identify potential challenges to replicating scientific scholarship.

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Legos: A New Frontier for Libraries

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Rutgers art librarian Megan Lotts is changing the public’s perceptions of libraries – one colorful brick at a time.