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School Leaders Report Students Accept Healthier Lunches

Seventy percent of elementary school leaders nationwide reported that students generally like the healthier school lunches that rolled out in fall 2012, according to a first-of-its-kind national study whose lead author is now a research associate professor at Boise State University.

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St. Louis College of Pharmacy Named a “2014 Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education

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For the third consecutive year, St. Louis College of Pharmacy joins an elite group of colleges and universities named to The Chronicle of Higher Education’s 2014 Great Colleges to Work For.

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Parents Dissatisfied a Year After Chicago School Closings

One year after Chicago Public Schools closed 50 schools, parents still prefer their children’s old schools, which the city treated as “portfolio liabilities” rather than as stabilizing institutions, according to a new report by an educational policy researcher at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Hopkins Nursing Receives Grant to Help Alleviate Shortage of Advanced Nursing

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is one of only 14 schools of nursing nationwide to be among the first to receive a grant from a new Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) program to increase the number of nurses holding PhDs.

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Binghamton University Dean Honored with Malone Award for Internationalization

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Binghamton University Dean Krishnaswami “Hari” Srihari has been named among three 2014 recipients of the Michael P. Malone International Leadership Awards, recognizing individuals who have made significant contributions to international education at public and land-grant institutions.

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Study Finds Unintended Consequences of Raising State Math and Science Graduation Requirements

Raising state-mandated math and science course graduation requirements (CGRs) may increase high school dropout rates without a meaningful effect on college enrollment or degree attainment, according to new research published in Educational Researcher (ER), a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association.

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USC Annenberg Awards $58,000 in Health Reporting and Community Engagement Grants

The California Endowment Health Journalism Fellowships at USC Annenberg today announced journalism awards totaling almost $58,000 to support investigative and explanatory reporting projects.

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University Scholars Respond to Call to Limit the Liberal Arts

University chancellors, philosophers, historians, scientists and academic advisors offer their take to sound a warning and to encourage action in the liberal arts education debate.

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Milken Institute School of Public Health Receives Donation from Sanofi US

Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University today announced a generous gift of $2.5 million from the global healthcare company Sanofi US to endow a professorship focused on prevention and the management of clinical conditions.

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USciences' New Online DrOT Program Provides Flexible Learning for Working Professionals

University of the Sciences recently launched its online, post-professional doctorate in occupational therapy (DrOT) program to deliver flexible learning opportunities to individuals interested in continuing their education.

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