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Expert: New Engine Puts Thomas and Friends on Track with Autism Community

Theo Courtesy: Thomas & Friends Thomas & Friends is set to introduce a new line of "experimental engines," including Theo, who is described as genuinely kind and caring, but with an awkward habit of blunt speaking. He also has a geared drive system that often does not run smoothly, making sudden jolts when his cogs jam.

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Law School Podcast: Cities, States and the Trump Administration

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In the 13th episode of Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Planet Lex podcast series, host Dean Daniel Rodriguez discusses these hot-button topics with Kirkland & Ellis Professor of Law David Dana and Associate Professor of Law Nadav Shoked.

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Why Leaving a Romantic Relationship is So Hard, Heavy Drinkers and Partner Violence, College Men Struggle to Understand Concent, and More in the Sex and Relationships News Source

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Lewis' Jamie Johnson Nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year

The NCAA announced on Tuesday (Aug. 1) that former Lewis University women's basketball player Jamie Johnson (South Holland, Ill./Marian Catholic) has been nominated by the Great Lakes Valley Conference and an independent selection committee for consideration for the 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year Award.

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Raising the Minimum Wage Would Reduce Child Neglect Cases

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Raising the minimum wage by $1 per hour would result in a substantial decrease in the number of reported cases of child neglect, according to a new study co-authored by an Indiana University researcher.

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FSU Research: Florida’s Colleges Continue to Make Student-Centered Changes Based on 2013 Legislation

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A new report by Florida State University’s Center for Postsecondary Success found that institutional transformation remains the focus of institutions in the Florida College System as they continue to respond to a state law intended to address student success and developmental education reform in Florida’s colleges.

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Teresa Woodruff Named Dean of the Graduate School

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Teresa K. Woodruff, the Thomas J. Watkins Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and director of the Women’s Health Research Institute at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, has been named dean of The Graduate School and associate provost for graduate education at Northwestern, effective Sept. 1.

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The Accenture and Upwardly Global Partnership: A Public-Private Partnership

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The Accenture and Upwardly Global Partnership is one of five finalists for the P3 Award, which recognizes leading public-private partnerships that improve communities around the world. This award will be presented at the Concordia Annual Summit by the Darden School of Business’ Institute for Business in Society, Concordia and the U.S. Department of State Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships.

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Innovative Texas Tech TechTeach Program Aims to Better Prepare First-Year Teachers

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When preparing for a lifelong career, six weeks or a semester of on-the-job training doesn’t sound like much. Likewise, for most K-12 teachers, the brief period of student teaching might not be enough preparation to be able to walk into their first classroom as an effective educator. Supply and demand entered a critical stage in recent years when thousands of teachers were rushed into the workforce with minimal experience and support.







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