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University of Delaware Expert Has Tips for Families to Help Get Back-to-School Routines on Track

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Dr. Fotis Sotiropoulos Selected Dean of Stony Brook University College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

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Following a competitive national search, Dr. Fotis Sotiropoulos has been appointed Dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences (CEAS) at Stony Brook University, effective October 15, 2015. Dr. Sotiropoulos is the James L. Record Professor of Civil, Environmental and Geo-Engineering, and Director of the St. Anthony Falls Laboratory at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMN). Prior to his appointment at UMN, Dr. Sotiropoulos was on the faculty of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, with a joint appointment in the G. W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering.

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Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences President Charles L. Rice Announces Retirement

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Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) President Dr. Charles L. Rice announced that he will retire at the end of the 2015-2016 academic year, concluding his 11th year as president.

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Saint Louis University Partners with Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis to Establish SLU’s First Chess Team

For the first time in its nearly 200-year history, SLU will offer competitive scholarships and recruit top-tier chess players from around the globe.

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Tufts’ Class of 2019 Sets Records for Selectivity and Yield

Tufts University’s first-year class of 1,360 students is once again one for the record books. Whittled down from 19,062 applicants, only 16 percent were offered admission, setting a fifth consecutive record for selectivity; yield on those offers was a record 44 percent, the sixth consecutive increase in that critical index.

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Study: ‘Guilting’ Teens Into Exercise Won’t Increase Activity

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Adults who try to guilt middle-schoolers into exercising won’t get them to be any more active.

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Dialect Influences Appalachian Students' Experiences in College

NC State linguist says language diversity isn't always celebrated on campus and calls dialect the "last acceptable personal trait to make fun of."

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NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Online Master’s in Public Health Program Ranked Among Top 50 in Nation

Top Master’s in Healthcare Administration Announces Rankings

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Rowan Engineering Partners on Promoting LGBTQ Equality in STEM

Long an innovator in broadening participation in the engineering education of underserved and underrepresented minorities, the Rowan University Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering now is taking a lead in transforming science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields for the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) community.

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Spreading the Wealth on Simulation, IPE

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Hopkins Nurse-led partnership offers free online learning modules meant to improve teamwork on patient care

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Broward College Expert Offers Tips for ADHD Month

During the month of September and as the school year begins, many healthcare, family and children’s organizations focus on the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). As part of this, Alexis Resnick, Ph.D., a professor of psychology in the behavioral science department at Broward College, as well as a licensed psychologist who provides assessment, therapy and consultation services to children, adolescents and young adults with behavioral, academic, developmental, emotional, and social concerns, is providing several behavioral treatment tips for ADHD.

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FSU Wins $1 Million Award to Improve Preschool Education

FSU researchers have received a $1 million award to improve the quality of education in preschools. The three-year study will focus on preschool classrooms serving children at high risk because of poverty and low parental education.

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UT System and Mexican Technology Council Form Partnership

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UT System Chancellor William H. McRaven officially signed a memorandum of understanding with the council — also known as CONACYT — at a ceremony at UT San Antonio. The agreement provides a legal framework for the System’s 14 institutions to collaborate with CONACYT to develop a wide variety of STEM-related research and academic programs for faculty and students. Several UT System institutions currently have existing relationships with CONACYT for research collaboration and graduate student funding.

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Back to School is Getting Healthier

From American Heart Association News: U.S. schools have significantly improved school nutrition practices and should continue striving to provide a quality nutrition environment for students.

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Going Through College with No Textbooks

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UT System launches first all-digital, no-paper textbook degree program at UT Rio Grande Valley.

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Broward College Expert Offers Hurricane Safety Tips

It only takes one major hurricane to bring devastation to a particular region, which is why time and preparation are key factors to protecting personal property and lives. Marcus Robinson, director of safety and chief fire official at Broward College, is offering several helpful tips the community can put into practice before, during and after a storm.

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Georgia State Enrolls Highest-Achieving, Largest, Most Diverse Freshman Class

Georgia State University has set records this fall for the size, diversity and quality of its freshman class.

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Broward College Offers Tips for Updating Resumes

When it comes to first impressions in a job search, there is nothing as important as a well-organized and visually appealing resume, especially since job recruiters quickly skim over the document before making a decision to toss it into the possible contender or rejection pile. With such a short time to get important information across, it is crucial that job seekers make their resumes as polished and professional as possible. To commemorate Update Your Resume Month, which is recognized in September, Broward College’s Career Center is offering tips to produce a resume that will impress potential employers and get results.

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School Lunch Study: Visual Proof Kids are Tossing Mandated Fruits and Veggies in Trash

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Less than a month before Congress votes on whether to reauthorize a controversial program mandating healthier school lunches, a new study confirms the suspicions of school officials – many students are putting the fruits and vegetables they’re now required to take straight into the trash, consuming fewer than they did before the law took effect.

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Pacific University Ranked 19th Nationally Among Master's Universities by Washington Monthly

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Pacific University Ranked 19th Nationally Among Master's Universities by Washington Monthly