How Ancient Footprints Can Help Us Understand Modern-Day Crime Scenes
Bournemouth University’s newest research Institute – the Institute for Studies in Landscape and Human Evolution (ISLHE) – has been awarded a significant grant from the Natural Environment Research Council to explore how techniques for documenting ancient footprints can help forensic scientists understand modern-day crime scenes.Media embedded: Image(s)
– Bournemouth University
University Establishes Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge
The Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge will bring together scholars from many fields to examine the historical, social and intellectual circumstances that give rise to different kinds of knowledge, and to assess how this knowledge shapes the modern world.
– University of Chicago
AAMC CEO Dr. Darrell Kirch to Deliver Einstein’s 2015 Commencement Address
Darrell G. Kirch, M.D., president and chief executive officer of the Association of American Medical Colleges will deliver the keynote address at the 2015 commencement ceremony for Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Einstein’s 57th graduation will take place at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall on Thursday, May 28 at 3 p.m.
– Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Retiring Dean at University of Utah College of Social Work Took Unique Path Into Lifetime Career of Helping Others Through Social Work and Education
Jannah Mather, retiring dean at the University of Utah College of Social Work, was inspired to help others after watching her father —a professional gambler —use some of his winnings to help the downtrodden in the small Indiana town where she was raised.Media embedded: Image(s)
– University of Utah
Norman H. Nie, Leading Scholar of American Political Behavior and Public Opinion, 1943–2015
Norman H. Nie, a political scientist and inventor of the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences, or SPSS, computer software technology that changed the way social scientists analyze data, died April 2, one day after his 72nd birthday. Nie had lung cancer.
– University of Chicago
Winners Announced for Tufts University $100K New Ventures Competition
A remedy for Boston's parking woes and a therapy for a treatment-resistant cancer were among the winners of the 11th New Ventures business competition organized by the Entrepreneurial Leadership Program of Tufts Gordon Institute. Finalists vied for $100,000 in cash and in-kind awards in general/high tech ventures, life sciences and social impact.
– Tufts University
The Next Great Idea! Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Highlights Student Innovation Achievements
Extraordinary achievements in student innovation at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute were recognized recently with several hallmark entrepreneurship awards.Media embedded: Image(s)
– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
IU to Lead First-Ever Investigation Into Subtle Cues' Influence on Women's Success in Stem
The National Science Foundation wants to identify obstacles that keep women from entering and remaining in STEM careers, and Indiana University's Mary C. Murphy is working to reveal a previously hidden factor that may be preventing advancement in these fields. Media embedded: Image(s)
National Science Foundation
– Indiana University