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Three Degrees for Kennesaw State Graduate

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Cole Daniel will graduate from Kennesaw State University with not one degree, but three. With bachelor’s degrees in biology, economics and finance, he will become Kennesaw State’s first Honors Scholar to earn three degrees simultaneously.

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UNF Ranks Top 20 Nationally for Online Master’s in Nutrition Program

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The University of North Florida has been identified as having one of the top online Master’s in Nutrition programs in the nation by the Top Masters in Healthcare Administration, placing No. 7 in the Top 20 ranking.

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New Partnership to Connect Arabic Teachers From Across Chicago

Northwestern University and Qatar Foundation International (QFI) are partnering in an Arabic teachers’ council that connects university-level educators with K-12 and private school teachers through a community of support and collaboration.

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USAID Announces Grant to Notre Dame to Support Literacy in Haiti

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More than 30,000 children will benefit from the $6.3 million grant awarded to the University of Notre Dame to improve early-grade literacy in Haiti.

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UT Austin Chemical Engineering Ph.D. Student Wins Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition

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Meghali Chopra received first place in the 2016 Fall Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition on Dec. 2, 2016, for her company, SandBox Semiconductor.

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#MSU Expert Can Discuss PISA Global Test Results on Reading, Math, Science

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Pacific University (Ore.) Alumnus Jordan Kronen Named 2017-2018 Schwarzman Scholar

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A Pacific University alumnus is among just 129 selected from more than 2,700 candidates as a 2017-2018 Schwarzman Scholar at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. Jordan Kronen '14, who graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor's degree politics and government and went on to teach in Malaysia through a Fulbright award, is Pacific's first honoree in the two-year-old Schwarzman program, modeled after the University of Oxford's Rhodes Scholarship.

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Northwestern Senior Earns Coveted Marshall Scholarship

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Northwestern University senior Daniel Kinch, a dual-degree student in physics and math, explains in a word why he won the coveted Marshall Scholarship to study in the United Kingdom: perseverance.

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Northwestern Hosts Crisis Communication Workshop Dec. 16

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Executive education through Master of Science in Communication program Learn latest in evidence-based crisis planning from leading scholars, experts Experience a cyber crisis in real-time in an interactive, hands-on simulation

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Navigating the World of Student Loans

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New, free resources are available online to help students and parents navigate the ins and outs of student loans.

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Professor Receives Coveted Fulbright Scholar Specialist Position

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Longtime Cornell College Professor James Martin will travel to Germany this spring in a unique opportunity to take part in the Fulbright Specialist Program.

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Faculty Have Been Promoted to Full Professorship at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

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Six faculty members at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing have been promoted to full professor.

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Trailblazing Astronaut Physician to Keynote MLK Observance

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First woman of color in space to deliver keynote Jan. 23 National poetry slam champion and educator to speak Jan. 16 Events include candlelight vigil, oratorical contest and more

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Leading Researcher Bruce McCandliss to Address Brain Science and Educational Success at Seattle Event on December 6

Dr. Bruce McCandliss, a renowned scholar on developmental cognitive neuroscience, will deliver a lecture titled “Early Education and the Brain: Making Novel Connections” as part of the American Educational Research Association’s Centennial Lecture Series. The event is open to the public.

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Rensselaer Announces More Than $24 Million Raised for Student Scholarship Support

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute held its Inaugural Scholarship Gala—and announced that is has raised over $24 million in scholarship support in the last two years—at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City Nov. 17. The Gala raised support for the Institute’s scholarship initiative, Bridging the Gap, and presented its newest honor, the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award, to three recipients—IBM, Howard N. Blitman P.E., Class of 1950, and Curtis R. Priem, Class of 1982.

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NYU Students & Alumni Selected as Schwarzman Scholars for Study in China

Two New York University students and two of the university’s alumni have been selected as 2017 Schwarzman Scholars, an honor that will support master’s degree study at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

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Unique Premed Program Gives Future Healthcare Providers Tools to Understand Social Contexts for Health

Vanderbilt's Medicine, Health and Society graduates demonstrate a thorough grounding in issues of structural competence while remaining as competitive as traditional pre-med students for medical school, showing that the undergraduate years are ideal for introducing these important concepts to aspiring healthcare practitioners.

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Temple University Endowment Exceeds $500 Million

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Temple University’s endowment crossed the half-billion-dollar mark thanks to support of donors and a savvy investment strategy.

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NYIT Librarian Wins 2016 I Love My Librarian Award

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Apfelbaum and the other winning librarians perform exceptional public service and transform communities through education and lifelong learning.

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Research Team Finds Benefits of Engineering Lessons for First-Graders

First-grade students benefit from engineering lessons being added to their curriculum, according to the results of a Department of Education-financed study by researchers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.







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