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How Engineering Could Help You Survive a Zombie Apocalypse

The syllabus of a recent Operations Research course taught by Dr. Ivan G. Guardiola at Missouri University of Science and Technology seems to have more in common with a script from the TV series “The Walking Dead” than with a typical upper-level class for engineering management majors.

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AACN Releases Findings from a National Study on Academic Nursing’s Progress in Transitioning to the Practice Doctorate

AACN released findings from a national study conducted by the RAND Corporation, which examined the progress made by nursing schools in transitioning to the practice doctorate – a solution advanced 10 years ago to better meet the healthcare needs of the nation.

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Early Intervention Could Boost Education Levels

Taking steps from an early age to improve childhood education skills could raise overall population levels of academic achievement by as much as 5%, and reduce socioeconomic inequality in education by 15%, according to international research led by the University of Adelaide.

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Evening the Odds

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Wake Forest University faculty finds technology to help blind student see math clearly and pursue degree.

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Diversity in Medical Education: It’s Not So Black and White Anymore

A perspective piece in this week’s issue of the New England Journal of Medicine from a student at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine addresses the evolution of diversity in medical education.

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What Will College Really Cost You? Wellesley’s Updated Cost Estimator Tells You in Just Three Minutes

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Wellesley College today released an updated version of its groundbreaking college cost estimator. My inTuition: Wellesley’s Quick College Cost Estimator asks just six basic financial questions before providing a personalized estimate of an individual’s cost to attend Wellesley.

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Experienced Recruiter Shares Tips on Stand-Out Scholarship Applications

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Noah Pittman, recruiter for the University of Arkansas Honors College, shares practical advice on scholarship applications, resumes, transcripts, personal essays and factors decision-makers look for in letters of recommendation.

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How to Solve the Nation’s Math Crisis? Tap into Everyday Examples of Calculus in the World Around Us

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A Wellesley College mathematics professor says that the key to reversing the country’s Math Crisis lies in tapping into the everyday examples of math hidden in the world around us and changing the way we instruct math in America's classrooms.

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Competency-Based Education: Expert Commentary on Higher Ed for Adults, Adult Learning and Learning Agility From DePaul University

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Students’ Religiosity More Influential Than Education in Views on Evolution

College students’ views on evolution are shaped significantly more by religiosity than education, according to a survey of Southern students.

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