Life News (Education)

Add to Favorites | Subscribe | Share

Filters:

  • (Press "esc" to clear)

Life

Education

Channels:

darden school of business, MBA, International Business, Global Experience, Executive MBA

UVA Darden Welcomes Most Diverse Class Ever as Women Reach 39 Percent of New Residential Students

MBA18_FirstWeek-8751_1.jpg

The UVA Darden Class of 2018 represent multiple firsts, including the highest percentage of women and minority students ever.

Life

Education

Channels:

Education, Higher Ed, Higher Education, Low Income Families, diversity in academia, Diversity, Minorites, College Access, College Affordability, University, Tuition, Tuition Hikes, Financial Aid, Scholarships

UNLV Expert on College Affordability and Access

Relles.jpg

UNLV education professor Stefani Relles on how paying for a college education is progressively harder, especially for low-income and minority students.

Life

Education

University of Nebraska Medical Center opens new home for its College of Pharmacy

The new $35 million home for UNMC’s College of Pharmacy boasts state-of-the-art laboratories and education space equipped with next-generation technology and simulation and experiential-learning tools designed to help prepare future pharmacists for expanded roles in a changing health care landscape.

Life

Education

Channels:

New Rules, New Timeline Aim to Simplify the FAFSA Process

FAFSA_newswise2.jpg

UW-Milwaukee Director of Financial Aid Tim Opgenorth talks about the new FAFSA timelines, how it affects college-bound students and what families can do to help their students successfully complete the all-important FAFSA application.

Life

Education

Channels:

Students, Bioengineering, Compeition, Tuberculosis, Sepsis, Cervical Cancer, central line, Pancreatitis

NIH Announces Winners of Public-Private Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering Design Competition

TBSmartPilllarge.jpg

In a nation-wide competition, six teams of undergraduate engineering students produced prize-winning designs for technological advances to improve human health. The Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) Challenge winning teams designed tools for a myriad of health care challenges, including diagnosing tuberculosis (TB) in children and a safer alternative for central venous catheter placements.

Life

Education

Channels:

higher ed promotion, Higher Education, higher education administration, Provost, SUNY, Education

New Provost, Michael A. Bernstein, Joins Stony Brook on October 31

MichaelBernstein.jpeg

Michael A. Bernstein, the John Christie Barr Professor of History and Economics and Provost of Tulane University from 2007 through July 2016, has been appointed Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at Stony Brook University, effective October 31, 2016, announced President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD.

Life

Education

Channels:

Sociology, Education, Higher Education, Communication, Social Media, Tenure, Academia

ASA Task Force Issues Report on Evaluating Public Communication in Tenure and Promotion

Increasingly, social scientists use multiple forms of communication to engage broader audiences with their research and contribute to solutions of the pressing problems of our time. Yet, in academia, it is unclear whether these efforts to communicate with the public should count when colleges and universities are evaluating scholars.

Life

Education

Channels:

Communication at the Heart of Texas Tech’s Quality Enhancement Plan

The Center for Global Communication and the Communication Training Center will be tasked with creating a global communication culture with students and faculty.

Life

Education

Channels:

Higher Education, Academic appointment, Academic Leadership, Academic Affairs, data analytics, Big Data, Strategic Planning, Institutional Research

Hampton Joins NYIT as Vice President for Planning, Analytics, and Decision Support

MarkHampton.jpg

Mark C. Hampton, Ph.D., a seasoned leader in higher education with nearly 25 years of experience working in planning, institutional research, assessment, budgeting, finance, and academic administration, has joined NYIT as vice president for Planning, Analytics, and Decision Support.

Life

Education

Channels:

Opioids, Opioid Abuse Epidemic, Overdose, overdose deaths, overdose prevention, Health, High School

EMBARGOED

A reporter's PressPass is required to access this story until the embargo expires on 1-Sep-2016 6:00 AM EDT

Life

Education

Channels:

Education, math, Teacher Education, Teacher Training, Elementary Education, secondary eduction

UW-Milwaukee, Milwaukee Public Schools Partnership Receives $2.4 Million Grant

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Milwaukee Public Schools have received a $2.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation to improve the teaching of mathematics and science in Milwaukee public high schools.

Life

Education

Channels:

Education, Migration, Academic Achievement, High School, Employment, Occupation, Higher Education, University Of Texas At Austin, Labor Markets

Greater Academic Achievement in High School Increases Likelihood of Moving Away, Study Finds

High school students who completed higher levels of math, performed better academically, and had a greater sense of control of their future were more likely to migrate and work in labor markets with larger shares of college-educated workers, according to a new study.

Life

Education

Channels:

Education, diversity in academia, diversity in basic sciences, Undergraduate Biology Research Program, undergraduate science, Science Education, Minority And Disadvantaged Students, psychology research

Young, Gifted, and First-Generation Minority Science Students Motivated by 'Prosocial' Values

If you look closely at groups of freshmen science students such as those from underrepresented minority (URM) backgrounds, you can see striking motivational differences across and within these groups. That’s a major finding in a new survey of 249 freshmen by psychology researchers in California.

Life

Education

Channels:

LGBT competent physicians, LGBT Health, Lgbt, transgender health, CME credit, CE, CME

Answering the Call for LGBTQ Health Equity

Potter_Jennifer.jpg

Physicians and other health care providers will learn specific skills for the care of LGBTQ patients at the UofL School of Medicine. They also will have the opportunity to join a web-based network of LGBTQ-friendly providers.

Life

Education

Channels:

Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Higher Education, Academia, Academic Partnership, Philadelphia, Australia, Temple University, Curricula

Temple University’s Fox School of Business Powers Entrepreneurship at Flinders University Through Partnership

Temple University in Philadelphia, and Flinders University in South Australia enter three-year academic partnership

Science

Life

Education

Channels:

National Science Foundation, NSF, Career Award, DNA-based self assembly

CAREER Award Will Advance Work on DNA-Based Self-Assembling Systems

RS56681_MattPatitz.jpg

University of Arkansas computer scientist Matt Patitz has received a $500,000 Faculty Early Career Development Program grant – known as a CAREER grant – from the National Science Foundation.

Life

Business

Education

Channels:

Supply Chain Management, Gartner, Graduate, Undergraduate, Rankings, syracuse university, martin j. whitman school of management, burak kazaz

Gartner Gives Top 20 Rankings to Supply Chain Management Programs at Syracuse University's Whitman School of Management

SCM_GartnerRanking2016_Voices.png

Gartner, Inc. announced this month that the supply chain management program (SCM) at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University is one of the top 20 in the country, granting a #17 ranking to the graduate program and a #20 ranking to the undergraduate program.

Life

Education

Channels:

Homeless, Homelessness, Homelessness prevention, Homeless Youth, homeless college students, at-risk youth

Homeless Students Benefit From Emergency Housing Assistance at Kennesaw State

2016_CARE_Ribbon_Cutting_dc5.jpg

A new door has opened at Kennesaw State – one that will provide emergency housing for homeless students or those at risk of homelessness at the University. The one-bed, one-bath apartment is one of the first in the country.

Life

Education

Channels:

Certification and Accreditation, industry partnerships, Licenses, Certificates

Broward College First in the State for Industry Certification

Broward College has led the Florida College System for the third consecutive year for the number of industry certifications reported. Students and recent graduates of the College earned 1,278 certifications or licenses in the areas of healthcare, information technology, manufacturing and transportation. Hillsborough Community College was second with 735 industry certifications awarded.

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences, Education

Channels:

Education, Hearing and Speech Sciences, Language, Linguistic, Speech

Most Adults Know More Than 42,000 Words

How many words do we know? It turns out that even language experts and researchers have a tough time estimating this.







Chat now!