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Harry Hoffner, Scholar of Ancient Near East at UChicago, 1934-2015

Harry Hoffner, one of the founders of the Chicago Hittite Dictionary and a leading expert on the ancient Near East, died suddenly on Mar. 10 in South Carolina. He was 80.

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Study Finds EITC Bolsters Recipients’ Self-Respect While Helping Them Financially

America’s welfare state is quietly evolving from needs-based to an employment-based safety net that rewards working families and fuels dreams of a better life, indicates a new study led by a Michigan State University (MSU) scholar.

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UofL Online RN-to-BSN Program Revised Curriculum Results in Cost Savings

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Saving future nursing students nearly $5,000 is one benefit of the University of Louisville School of Nursing’s revamped RN-to-BSN online program.

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Students Drop Their Stereotypes of Science When They ‘Meet the Scientist’

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Young people who may have thought that scientists were ‘boring’ and ‘nerdy’ changed their minds after having an opportunity to ‘Meet the Scientist’ face-to-face. That’s one of the key findings of a study published in the International Journal of Science Education by experts from the University of Southampton’s LifeLab project into student-scientist engagement. The ‘Meet the Scientist’ sessions are part of a wider initiative at the authors’ institution to promote health literacy through science education (Grace et al 2012). The LifeLab project is an innovative educational intervention which actively engages with young people, teachers and researchers. The aim is to introduce the science that explains how lifestyle choices at an early age can drastically affect young people’s health and the health of their future children. As part of the hands-on practical day, students take part in ‘Meet the Scientist’ sessions where they have the opportunity to meet and talk to scientists, fro

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As Assassination Anniversary Approaches, King’s Legacy of Peace and Optimism Remains Critical for Americans

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Expert: Can Police ‘Sharing’ Technology Help Prevent Crime?

Expert can speak on the advantages of having police officers use new electronic data-sharing technologies to apprehend criminals more efficiently. Ronald Woessner, CEO of COPsync, Inc., has helped develop a real-time, in-car information-sharing communication and data interoperability network enabling patrol officers to collect, report and share critical data in real-time at the point of incident and obtain instant access to various databases.

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Art Helps Nursing and Medical Students Strengthen Observation Skills

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Gazing at art can help future doctors and nurses hone observation skills, avoid bias, finds new research from DePaul University's Craig Klugman.

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DePaul University 2015 Commencement Speakers Include Humanitarian Activist, Public Relations Innovator and World-Renowned Pianist

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DePaul University 2015 commencement speakers include humanitarian activist, public relations innovator and world-renowned pianist. Leaders in fields spanning law, music, education, business and chemistry to address graduates at DePaul University’s 117th commencement ceremonies May 17 and June 13-14.

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