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SU Breaks Ground on $111.4 Million Guerrieri Academic Commons

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Salisbury University has broken ground on the $111.4 million Guerrieri Academic Commons. At 224,071 square feet, it will be the largest academic building in SU history. Home for a new library, with it comes a reconfiguration of classroom, research and study space predicted to change campus dynamics.

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Paying Closer Attention to Attention

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Researchers from McGill have suggested that there may be an overreporting of attention problems in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), simply because parents and teachers are using a misplaced basis for comparison. They are testing and comparing children with FASD with children of the same physical or chronological age, rather than with children of the same mental age, which is often quite a lot younger.

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CUR to Honor Champion of Undergraduate Research at Capitol Hill Event

Every day, across the nation, undergraduate students and faculty advisors engage in research that profoundly affects their educational and professional aspirations. On April 29, the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) will honor the research achievements of 60 undergraduate students from colleges and universities nationwide at the 18th annual Posters on the Hill event on Capitol Hill. At this annual event, students, selected from a pool of over six hundred applicants, share their undergraduate research with Members of Congress, congressional staff, federal government officials, academics and others.

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New Master’s Designation Combines STEM and Professional Skills

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The Professional Science Master's National Office named the Great Lakes Ecosystem Science M.S. to its list of affiliated PSM programs. PSM graduate programs, which prepare STEM practitioners for management roles, are the fastest-growing type of graduate program in the U.S.

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Seventy Medical Research Fellows to Embark on a Year in the Lab

Seventy of the nation’s top medical and veterinary students have been selected to participate in the 26th class of the HHMI Medical Research Fellows Program, a $2.8 million annual initiative to increase the training of future physician-scientists. The students will put their medical studies on-hold for one year to conduct intensive, mentored biomedical research at 32 fellowship institutions across the country.

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UMass Amherst Announces $10 Million Gift from Douglas and Diana Berthiaume to Create Entrepreneurship Center

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The University of Massachusetts Amherst today announced a $10 million gift from longtime supporters Douglas and Diana Berthiaume to create a world-class Center for Entrepreneurship within the university’s Isenberg School of Management.

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Loyola’s School-Based Health Center Receives Grant for Mental Health Services at Proviso East High School

Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing has received a $50,000 grant to support mental health services at the school-based health center in Proviso East High School. Loyola’s school-based health center was one of nine facilities to receive this grant from the CVS Caremark Charitable Trust, a private foundation created by CVS Caremark Corporation in partnership with the School-Based Health Alliance.

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Science of Learning Book Offers Tips to 'Make It Stick'

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“Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning” offers students of all ages a clear and compelling primer on the best and worst ways to store and retrieve new knowledge. The book is co-authored by leading experts on human learning and memory at Washington University in St. Louis.

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Coming Up with Explanations Helps Children Develop Cause-and-Effect Thinking Skills

Children learn more effectively when they are asked to explain and explore, new UT Austin research shows

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NSU Granted Provisional Accreditation for Florida’s Only Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy Program

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Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Bachelor of Science degree program in Respiratory Therapy (BSRT) – the first such program offering in the state – has been granted provisional accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Therapy (CoARC).

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