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Salisbury University Breaks Ground on New $19 Million Stadium

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Salisbury University has unveiled the designs of its new $19 million Sea Gull Stadium, as well as a planned $10 million renovation of its athletics fields and other facilities. The new building will be a considerable upgrade over the 1980 one-story cinderblock structure currently there.

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Turkish Professor Returns Home, Works with 'University Within Schools' Program

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Two South Dakota State University professors in pursuit of strengthening their global perspective headed more than 5,500 miles east from their Brookings home to Istanbul, Turkey. A yearlong sabbatical leave, spent in Hande Briddick’s home country, served as an educational and rewarding adventure for her and husband, Chris. The College of Education and Human Sciences associate professors, who teach within SDSU’s Department of Counseling and Human Development, left for Istanbul in August 2013 and returned this July.

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New Yorker Sister Tesa Fitzgerald Wins
 2014 Opus Prize, $1 Million Award

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SPOKANE, Washington – Sister Teresa Fitzgerald, who directs the nonprofit organization Hour Children in Queens, New York, dedicated to transforming the lives of female offenders and their children, was honored Thursday night with the 2014 Opus Prize for faith-based humanitarian work. Sister Tesa, as she is known, said the $1 million award will provide desperately needed housing for the women and children Hour Children serves.

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Researchers Find Major Benefits for Students Who Attend Live Theater

Field trips to live theater enhance literary knowledge, tolerance, and empathy among students, according to a study published this week by researchers in the University of Arkansas Department of Education Reform.

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College of Education Receives $7.5 Million Department of Education Grant

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the Georgia State University College of Education $7.5 million for its Collaboration and Resources for Encouraging and Supporting Transformations in Education (CREST-Ed) program, which is designed to increase the number of teachers committed to high-need schools in urban and rural settings.

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Johns Hopkins Nursing School Faculty Receive Two of Four National Research Awards

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The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (SON) took home half of the awards given at the Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research (FNINR) Nightingala Celebration on October 15: Nancy Glass, a global leader for health promotion and gender equality, received the Path-Paver Award and Sarah Szanton, a leader in nursing and gerontology, received the Protégé Award.

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Nevada Shows National Leadership in School Nutrition

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Nevada now leads the nation when it comes to ensuring children are not bombarded with junk foods and junk food marketing on school property.

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Navy, Marine Corps Students to Join ‘Enlisted-to-Medical-Degree Preparatory Program’

Navy and Marine Corps enlisted service members will join their colleagues in the Air Force and Army for an opportunity to prepare for future careers as uniformed physicians through a new program headquartered at the F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus officially authorized their participation in the program in a memo dated Sept. 9, 2014.

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Academic, Corporate and Policy Leaders Gather in STL to Sharpen Role of Research Universities in Addressing Global Challenges

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​Our 21st-century world faces seemingly insurmountable problems. It is a challenge simply to understand the breadth of the issues, let alone find sustainable and adoptable solutions. History has shown that no single entity, or even country, can do this alone. And the world’s research institutions — colleges and universities rich in diversity and scholarship — offer a unique combination of strengths and focus to lead. With that purpose in mind, a consortium of international universities is convening at Washington University in St. Louis Oct. 16-19 for the Fifth International Symposium “The Role of Research Universities in Addressing Global Challenges."​​

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Employers' Doors Wide Open to Hopkins Nursing Grads

Survey shows latest class beat national hiring averages, got multiple offers, and found the most-preferred jobs.

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