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U.S. News Ranks CSUF's Online Graduate Programs Among Nation's Best

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Cal State Fullerton’s fully online master's degree programs in business, engineering and education are ranked among the best in the country

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Southerland Named SU Associate Vice President of Student Affairs

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Dr. Wallace Southerland III recently was appointed associate vice president of student affairs at Salisbury University.

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Hackensack University Medical Center Announces a Training and Certification Partnership with the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute

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Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center is pleased to announce a training and certification partnership between its Hospitality Services Division and the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI).

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Can Writing Your ‘To-Do’s’ Help You to Doze? Baylor Study Suggests Jotting Down Pending Tasks Can Speed the Trip to Dreamland

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Writing a “to-do” list at bedtime may aid in falling asleep, according to a Baylor University study. Research compared sleep patterns of participants who took five minutes to write down upcoming duties versus participants who chronicled completed activities.

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How Does Mothers’ Cocaine Use During Pregnancy Affect Boys and Girls Differently?

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Teens whose mothers used cocaine during pregnancy are more likely to have aggression and attention problems—known predictors of later drug use and sexual risk-taking. With a new three-year, $840,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), researchers at Case Western Reserve University now hope to learn how and when these issues may develop differently in boys and girls—and how best to address behavioral problems caused directly and indirectly by in utero cocaine exposure.

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Power and Oppression of Women Explored in Wirtz Center’s First Production of 2018

EVANSTON - Called “a play about witches, with no witches in it” by playwright Caryl Churchill, “Vinegar Tom” follows the lives of seven characters, four of whom will be executed, in 17th century England. Northwestern University’s Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts presents “Vinegar Tom” from Feb. 2 to 11 in the Josephine Louis Theater, 20 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston.

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Kellogg Global Hub achieves LEED Platinum status

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The Kellogg School of Management’s Global Hub has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification.

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Hot Spot Policing Focused on Guns Is Most Effective Strategy For Reducing Gun Violence in Baltimore, Study Finds

A Baltimore program that assigns detectives to work in neighborhoods at high risk for gun violence was more effective at reducing gun violence in Baltimore than other initiatives, a new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health finds. The so-called “hot spot” program, which focuses on individuals with a history of gun violence and curtailing illegal gun possession led to significant reductions in homicides and nonfatal shootings.

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New Study: Distance Education Up, Overall Enrollments Down

A new report, Grade Increase: Tracking Distance Education in the United States, by the Babson Survey Research Group, reveals distance student enrollments have increased for the fourteenth straight year in 2016.

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West Virginia Dialect Project Launches 'WVU Voices' Documentary

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West Virginia University's West Virginia Dialect Project has created a documentary, "WVU Voices," to showcase the diversity of dialect on campus.







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