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Mayor of Buffalo Honors President Conway-Turner at MLK Scholarship Breakfast

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Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, ’83, honored Buffalo State President Katherine Conway-Turner earlier this week with a proclamation declaring that January 16, 2017, was “Dr. Katherine Conway-Turner Day” in the City of Buffalo.

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Public Education in U.S., South Africa Topic of Forum

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Yearlong seminar series exploring the meaning of freedom in three international and social contexts.

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Spatial Planner to Head Urban Planning and Policy at UIC

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Zorica Nedović-Budić, an expert in spatial planning and technologies, is the new head of urban planning and policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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MOCA Helps Boost Minority Student Retention and Success at Iowa State

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The primary goal of the Mathematicians of Color Alliance, better known as MOCA, is to recruit and retain underrepresented graduate students. But this student organization is doing much more to mentor and help students make Iowa State home.

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OSHA Head Returns to GW’s Milken Institute School of Public Health

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Dr. Michaels, the longest serving Assistant Secretary in OSHA's history, returns to GW’s Milken Institute School of Public Health

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Temple University School of Media and Communication to Be Named in Honor of Broadcasting Legend and Teacher Lew Klein

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The Lew Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple University will be formally dedicated at a ceremony in spring 2017.

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Notre Dame California Launches Silicon Valley Semester

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10 Notre Dame juniors majoring in computer science and engineering will spend the next four months immersed in the heart of innovation while still enjoying an experience that is uniquely Notre Dame.

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Student, Professor Use Sports Analytics to Discover NCAA Ranking Patterns

Does conference size impact conference rankings in NCAA men’s basketball? According to research and analysis by one Cornell College student, it does.

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Russian Educator Picked for Dean

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Alexander 'Sasha' Sidorkin wants to 'unlock' the tremendous potential he sees in Sacramento State's College of Education.

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CSU Dominguez Hills Marks 75th Anniversary of Executive Order to Incarcerate Japanese Americans During WWII

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“And Then They Came for Us…,” California State University, Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) daylong commemoration on Feb. 9 marking the 75th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066, which authorized the mass incarceration of Japanese-Americans during WWII.

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Large Scale Study Highlights Challenges Faced by Children with ASD in Early School Years

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This research stems from one of the largest studies on young children with ASD as they transition into school. Lead researcher Jan Blacher is available for interviews about parent-student relationships, emotional and behavioral challenges, and parental involvement during this time.

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UIC Learning Scientist Honored by International Research Society

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University of Illinois at Chicago learning scientist Susan Goldman has been selected to receive the Society for Text and Discourse's 2017 Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award.

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Gifted Students Benefit From Ability Grouping

Schools should use both ability grouping and acceleration to help academically talented students, reports a new Northwestern University study that examined a century of research looking at the controversial subject.

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Darla Moore School of Business Building Earns LEED Platinum

The University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business building has earned LEED Platinum , the highest certification awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

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New Ranking Recognizes Temple University’s Value to Students

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance ranks Temple University as one of the 100 best values among public colleges and universities nationwide.

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Fox Online MBA Earns No. 1 National Ranking by U.S. News & World Report for Third Consecutive Year

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For the third straight year, the top spot belongs to Temple University’s Fox School of Business.

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Should Biomedical Graduate Schools Ignore the GRE?

A research team at the UNC School of Medicine found that the Graduate Record Exam (GRE), which is required for admission to graduate and doctorate programs across the country, is not the best indicator for predicting a student’s success while pursuing a doctorate in the experimental life sciences. And from that research, the team recommends devaluing – if not eliminating altogether – the GRE from the applications process for biomedical PhD candidates.

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Financial Globalization and the 'Locust' Myth

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Professor Pedro Matos discusses his research that shows that foreign capital is generally good for public firms, spurring long-term investment, employment and innovation

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Nova Southeastern University Programs Ranked As Some of Nation's Best by U.S. News & World Report

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Each year U.S. News & World Report releases rankings of colleges/universities and their programs. This year, 3 NSU online programs were ranked among America's best.

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UVA Darden Faculty Members Named to Endowed Professorships

A press release about the Darden School of Business' latest appointments to endowed professorship chairs







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