UChicago Science of Learning Center Seeks to Remove Walls Between Research, Practice
Understanding how people learn, and developing real-world learning tools — especially for children from high poverty communities, who tend to underperform in school — is the goal of the new University of Chicago Science of Learning Center. The overarching goal of the center is bring cutting edge research findings to bear on real world learning problems.Media embedded: Image(s)
– University of Chicago
USC Annenberg Professor Dan Birman to Co-Produce Documentary Series Based on Bestselling Works of Thomas Cahill
USC Annenberg Professor and award-winning documentarian Dan Birman has landed the rights to produce the bestselling seven-volume book series Hinges of History, by revered scholar and historical author Thomas Cahill.
– USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
140 Celebrities Rally to Support Los Angeles' Top Pediatric Medical Facility
Fans can bid on ornaments signed by Heidi Klum, Drew Barrymore, Bradley Cooper, Josh Gad, LL Cool J, Selena Gomez, Adam Levine, Gwen Stefani, Chris O’Donnell, Pharrell Williams, Sarah Chalke, Caitlyn Jenner, Kylie Jenner and Speck iPad Air cases signed by Spike Lee, Jack Black, Kevin Bacon, James Franco, Ryan Reynolds and Connie Britton, among othersMedia embedded: Image(s)
– Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
UCI Paul Merage School of Business Introduces Veteran Entrepreneurship Program
Applications are now being accepted for The Paul Merage School of Business Veteran Entrepreneurship Program, an innovative week-long certificate program uniquely designed to provide U.S. Military Veterans with the knowledge, strategies, tools, and resources necessary to cultivate critical leadership skills and develop and advance their entrepreneurial ideas. The program will be held February 21-27, 2016 and will be led by highly experienced Merage School faculty and thought leaders in the area of entrepreneurship, innovation, and management. Program fees will be waived for all selected participants.
– University of California, Irvine, The Paul Merage School of Business
MSU Space Cowboys Earn Shining Star Award
Mississippi State’s rocketry team is finding its trophy case a little more crowded.
The Space Cowboys recently earned the Shining Star Award for Technical Excellence for a student organization, with members accepting the award at the National Space Club’s 27th annual Von Braun Memorial Celebration in Huntsville, Alabama.Media embedded: Image(s)
– Mississippi State University
Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta to Receive Award
Boise State University's Frank Church institute will Honor Secretary Panetta with the frank and Bethine Church Award for public service on jan. 18.
– Boise State University
Veronica Guerrieri Wins Bernácer Prize for European Economists Under Age 40
The 2014 Bernácer Prize has been awarded to University of Chicago Booth School of Business Professor Veronica Guerrieri. The Bernácer Prize is awarded annually to European economists under the age of 40, who have made outstanding contributions in the fields of macroeconomics and finance.
– University of Chicago Booth School of Business
AdvancePath Academics Appoints Stanley H. Greene as CEO
Will Position Recently Merged AdvancePath Academics and ScholarCentric as the Global Leader in Providing Innovative Social-Emotional and Academic Solutions for K-12Media embedded: Image(s)
– AdvancePath Academics, Inc.