New York Institute of Technology Unveils New Website
New York Institute of Technology's new website, nyit.edu, is screen-adaptive and loaded with new content to help users understand NYIT's key traits: dynamism, transformative and experiential educational opportunities, and innovation.Media embedded: Image(s)
– New York Institute of Technology
CUR Fellows Award Recognizes Excellence in Undergraduate Research
The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) will be presenting Dr. Jeffrey M. Osborn, Dean of the School of Science at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), and Dr. Jill Singer, Professor and Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research at SUNY- Buffalo State, the 2016 CUR Fellows Award.
– Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)
NUS Partners Sciences Po to Offer New Undergraduate Double Degree Programme to Prepare Students for Diverse Careers
Singapore, 24 February 2016 — The National University of Singapore (NUS) has partnered with Sciences Po, France’s leading university in the social sciences , to introduce a new undergraduate Double Degree Programme (DDP) in the academic year starting in August 2016. This is NUS’ first such collaboration with Sciences Po, and it is also the preeminent French university’s first undergraduate degree programme in the social sciences offered jointly with a Singapore university.
– National University of Singapore
NYU’s Jacquet Receives Pew Marine Conservation Fellowship to Study Fisheries Policies
Jennifer Jacquet, an assistant professor in New York University’s Department of Environmental Studies, has received a Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation to examine the feasibility of altering fisheries policies on the high seas.
The Pew Charitable Trusts
– New York University
UVA Darden Students Partner With Top Organizations in New IDEA Experiential Course
As part of an enhancement to the residential MBA program, Darden students are partnering with leading organizations to solve some of the business world’s biggest challenges.
– University of Virginia Darden School Foundation
Sociologist Richard Arum Named Dean of UCI’s School of Education
Richard Arum, chair of New York University’s Department of Sociology, will become dean of the School of Education at the University of California, Irvine, effective June 30.
– University of California, Irvine
Seth Meyers ’96 to Address Northwestern Class of 2016
Northwestern University alumnus Seth Meyers, the host of NBC’s “Late Night” talk show and one of the nation’s best-known comedians, is among the five distinguished individuals who will be recognized with honorary degrees at the University’s 158th commencement ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Friday, June 17. Meyers will deliver the commencement address to the Class of 2016.
– Northwestern University
Solar Array to Meet 10 Percent of Ithaca College Electricity Needs
Ithaca College is partnering with private developers, with the assistance of a grant from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, to build and operate an off-site solar array that will move the college closer to its goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050.Media embedded: Image(s)
– Ithaca College
U.S. Students Compete in Romanian Math Competition
A team of six high school students will travel to compete against 17 teams in the Romanian Master of Mathematics, a challenging international math contest invitational.
– Mathematical Association of America
Dr. Irwin Lucki to Lead Military Medical School Pharmacology and Molecular Therapeutics Department
Irwin Lucki, Ph.D., director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Behavioral Psychopharmacology Laboratory, has been named as the new chair of the F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine’s Department of Pharmacology and Molecular Therapeutics at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.
– Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)
Salisbury University Contributes Over $480 Million Annually to Local Economy
Salisbury University’s impact on the Eastern Shore economy is approaching half a billion dollars annually and supports almost 3,300 local jobs, according to a recently released economic impact study.Media embedded: Image(s)
– Salisbury University
Andrew Viterbi, Wireless Pioneer and UC San Diego Professor Emeritus, Wins Draper Prize
Andrew Viterbi, a renowned wireless pioneer, co-founder of Linkabit and Qualcomm, and UC San Diego professor emeritus has been awarded the prestigious Draper Prize—often referred to as the “Nobel Prize of Engineering”—from the National Academy of Engineering.Media embedded: Image(s)
– University of California, San Diego
UC San Diego Is No. 14 on the Peace Corps Top Colleges List
The University of California, San Diego has been ranked 14th nationally among large schools on the 2016 Peace Corps list of colleges and universities that produce the most Peace Corps Volunteers, moving up one spot from last year. This marks the sixth consecutive year that UC San Diego has been named in the organization’s top 15 rankings and the 10th straight year that the campus has appeared in the top 25.Media embedded: Image(s)
– University of California, San Diego
Fourteen Fulbright Finalists Place Notre Dame Among Top-Producing Universities in US
Fourteen University of Notre Dame students have been awarded Fulbright grants in the 2015-16 program, placing the University among the top-producing universities in the nation. The Fulbright program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program. It awards a one-year postgraduate fellowship for research, study or teaching English abroad.
– University of Notre Dame
Thousands of Texas Child Care Programs Aim for School Readiness Through TSR Online
The Children’s Learning Institute, a part of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), is inviting Texas Rising Star certified providers and former Texas School Ready participants to sign up for TSR Online, an online platform that includes free access to progress monitoring tools and professional development resources. Hundreds of Texas school districts, charter schools and Head Start programs currently have access to TSR Online tools and resources at no cost, directly impacting more than 100,000 young Texans this year alone.Media embedded: Image(s)
– University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston