School is just around the corner, which means backpacks and packed lunches await your children. Kathleen Pace, D.D.S., assistant professor at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry, offers tips for parents to promote healthy dental habits while away from home.
A national coalition of experts that includes two University of Washington researchers has a bold plan to reduce behavioral health problems such as violence and depression among young people across the country by 20 percent in a decade.
A wealth of programs target autistic kids. But what about when they grow up? UCLA's Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills is the only evidence-based approach to teaching social skills to young adults with autism.
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– University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences
A new website (rjd.library.uic.edu) memorializes Richard J. Daley through transcribed oral histories from 59 of his colleagues, friends and relatives, along with selected photos and documents from the Richard J. Daley Collection at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
During Kids Eat Right MonthTM, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics urges Congress to prioritize the health, nutrition and well-being of millions of American children by reauthorizing and strengthening child nutrition programs. Kids Eat Right Month, celebrated in August, is sponsored by the Academy, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, and its charitable Foundation.
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has selected 45 predoctoral students from 18 countries to receive fellowships that will help them complete their graduate degrees in the life sciences . The awardees will receive $43,000 during each year of the fellowship. Three of the new fellows are from countries that were not represented in previous years of the program – Jamaica, Philippines, and Poland.
Robert Hernandez, associate professor of professional practice at USC Annenberg, has been chosen by the national Society of Professional Journalists to receive its Distinguished Teaching in Journalism Award.
– USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
After years of thoughtful planning and construction, Gonzaga University’s 167,726-square-foot John J. Hemmingson Center has been completed, and move-in is underway. The official dedication of the facility is set for Oct. 16. The campus community is eager to experience the transformative impact the new living and learning environment presents.