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UofL Faculty and Staff Introduce at-Risk Youth to Careers in Health Care

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Twenty-six students from the Shawnee neighborhood who are participating in the 1+1=U Summer Youth Enrichment Program visited the UofL Health Sciences Center Wednesday, July 20, to learn about sports medicine, healthy habits and steps to a career in health care.

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Sac State Gets $1.9 Million to Support K-12 STEM Teachers

The National Science Foundation has awarded Sacramento State a five-year, $1.9 million grant to help 20 middle school and high school teachers become education leaders in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) disciplines.

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T.A. Boot Camp Debuts for Ph.D. Students

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Some of Clarkson University’s entering Ph.D. candidates, facing the role of serving as teaching assistants, are entering a ground-breaking pilot training program, which could be a model for all of higher education.

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AARDA Salutes July #Autoimmune Heroes for Spearheading National Leadership, Collaboration on Autoimmune Disease Research

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American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA) announced today its July Autoimmune Heroes.

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UTEP Professor Available to Talk About His Personal Experience with Racism and Can Talk About a Teacher’s and an Administrator’s Role in Classroom When Discussing Recent National Shootings

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Thomas Officially Sworn in as Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences President

Richard W. Thomas, MD, DDS, was officially sworn in as the sixth President of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in a small ceremony on the University campus today.

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NMU Archaeology Class Unearths Beaver Island History

Relatively little physical evidence exists of the early occupants and fascinating history of Beaver Island on Lake Michigan, A Northern Michigan University summer archaeology field school is gradually filling that void while giving students hands-on experience in excavation techniques and artifact analysis.

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NMU Student Teaches Visually Impaired Woman to Golf

When a 62-year-old visually impaired woman expressed an interest in learning to hit a ball off a tee for a Leader Dogs for the Blind charity golf tourney, an NMU student was eager to accept the challenge.

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Developmental Differences in Late Preterm Babies May Not Emerge Until After Age 2

Developmental differences in babies born 4 to 6 weeks early may not show up until after they turn two, a new study suggests.

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Students Try to Overcome the 'Yuck' Factor in Bug-Eating 101

Food security is an issue of major concern along with climate change, as water supplies become scarce and the world’s population continues to grow.Combined, these factors are expected to stress the world’s agricultural capacity. But one solution may be right underfoot, so to speak.

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Improving Diversity and College Access for Low-Income Native American Students Amherst Hosts College Horizons Summit

Making good on a pledge to even further expand on its commitment to student diversity, Amherst College recently hosted a group of Native American high school students for a weeklong summit intent on helping students get to college.

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Magnetar Capital Foundation Donates $5 Million to UChicago to Improve Financial Education for High School Students

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A new partnership between UChicago STEM Education and the Magnetar Capital Foundation will expand access to financial education for high school students.

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Boise State Computer Science Program Hatching New Ideas for Education through NSF Grant

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The university is creating an educational environment called the Computer Science Professionals Hatchery, or CSP-hatchery, to model the best practices of software development companies.

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Author of Definitive Book on Roger Ailes' Career as Political Operative and FOX News President Is Available for Interview

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Personal Physician to the Dalai Lama to Speak About Compassion in Medicine at UofL White Coat Ceremony

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Barry Kerzin, M.D., personal physician to the Dalai Lama and founder of the Altruism in Medicine Institute, will address the 156 members of the incoming class of the University of Louisville School of Medicine and guests at the school’s White Coat Ceremony on Sunday, July 24. Kerzin, an American trained physician and Buddhist monk, will speak to the students about cultivating and preserving the desire to help others.

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New Gonzaga Degree Blends Highly Marketable Computing Skills with Breadth of Study in Humanities, Sciences

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SPOKANE, Wash. – Anyone with a smart phone intuitively understands the trend toward completely interconnected devices that are always available. This shift – termed pervasive or ubiquitous computing – represents a large and increasing share of our world economy, and Gonzaga University has introduced a new degree that blends highly marketable computer science skills with the intellectual breadth of study in the humanities and social and natural sciences.

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PASCO to Host AAPT ‘Celebration of Physics’ Evening

During the American Association of Physics Teachers’ (AAPT) summer meeting, being held July 16-20, 2016, PASCO is hosting AAPT at its facilities in Roseville, California. The evening will include a picnic dinner, tours of PASCO’s physics equipment design and manufacturing facilities, and feature the highly acclaimed David Maiullo who recently performed physics demonstrations on Live with Kelly! and That Demo Show.

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American Association of Physics Teachers Hosts High School Physics Teachers

The American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) invites high school physics teachers from across the country to a meeting where they may find their next best classroom resource. The High School Physics Teachers’ Day is held to introduce teachers to the myriad resources specifically for high school physics teachers and students available through AAPT. Scheduled for July 18, this event offers participants a special discounted registration to facilitate their involvement.

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American Association of Physics Teachers Summer Meeting Addresses “Hot” Topics in Physics and Beyond

Over 1,000 physics teachers and students will converge on Sacramento, California on July 16-20, at the Sacramento Convention Center where attendees will participate in an agenda that goes beyond presentations. Planned sessions will not exclusively address more traditional topics such as Best Practices in Educational Technology, Art and Science of Teaching, and Effective Practices in Educational Technology, but will also include sessions on Addressing Race and Ethnicity, Climate Change, and Leveraging Strengths of Diverse Populations.

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Georgia State Receives $515,000 Grant to Continue Student Success Efforts

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today (July 14) announced Georgia State University as one of seven institutions selected to participate in a three-year project to personalize learning and improve undergraduate education through adoption of adaptive courseware.