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Smithsonian Chancellor Names Albert Horvath Acting Secretary

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Smithsonian Chancellor John G. Roberts, Jr., Chief Justice of the United States, has appointed senior Smithsonian official Albert G. Horvath to be Acting Secretary of the Smithsonian. Horvath will serve in the top leadership position from Jan. 1 through June 30, 2015, after retiring Secretary Wayne Clough departs at the end of December and before incoming Secretary David Skorton arrives July 1, 2015.

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College to Provide Metcalf Internship Opportunities for All Incoming Undergraduates

The College has set an ambitious goal to double the number of internships through the widely admired Jeff Metcalf Internship Program—enough for all incoming undergraduates to have at least one internship opportunity during their College stay.

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AACN Releases Findings from a National Study on Academic Nursing’s Progress in Transitioning to the Practice Doctorate

AACN released findings from a national study conducted by the RAND Corporation, which examined the progress made by nursing schools in transitioning to the practice doctorate – a solution advanced 10 years ago to better meet the healthcare needs of the nation.

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Through the Google Glass

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WFU instruction librarian incorporates Google Glass into class as a catalyst to research, discuss and explore information-related themes, such as privacy and social responsibility.

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Autism After High School: Making the Transition

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The National Institute of Mental Health has awarded a grant to University of Kentucky College of Education Professor Lisa Ruble and a team of co-investigators to find ways to help reduce or eliminate the disconnect from needed services that often occurs when students with autism complete school.

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Fellows Aim to Inspire Change in Health Care

Arizona State University is now accepting applications for the Interprofessional Fellowship in Innovative Health Leadership program, a yearlong fellowship program offered by ASU and the American Organization of Nurse Executives in partnership with the Mayo Clinic’s Center for Innovation.

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Quarantined Hopkins Nurse a Hero, Not a Danger

Johns Hopkins Nursing responds to forced quarantine and eventual release of graduate Kaci Hickox.

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Turkey Myths Busted

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Dr. Judith Rodriguez, registered dietitian and chairperson of the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of North Florida, discusses myths and facts about turkey and provides tips for including it in a healthy diet.

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UW-Milwaukee Receives Grant to Establish National Center

UW-Milwaukee, in collaboration with other partners, has received a grant to establish a national center to study ways to improve online teaching and learning.

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Student Ventures From USC to Attend Blackstone Launchpad Demo Day in New York

The Blackstone Charitable Foundation has chosen four USC student ventures to participate in the first annual Blackstone LaunchPad Demo Day in New York City

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