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Newswise Education Wire 01-Aug-2018

The Newswise Education News Wire includes a round-up of recent research, experts, and feature stories from the Education News Source


Sponsored by: Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA), host of the 14th Annual International Student Science Fair June 27-July 1, 2018

In case you missed it, the 2018 International Student Science Fair connected students from around the globe to solve the world’s biggest challenges. Read about last week's ISSF 2018 in the IMSA Newsroom on Newswise


Parents: Think Twice Before You Pressure Your Picky Eater

Seriously, does anyone really like peas? More importantly, should parents pressure kids to eat them anyway, and does it hurt or help the child?

– University of Michigan

Science Direct

Embargo expired on 30-Jul-2018 at 11:00 ET

How Students View Intelligence May Affect How They Internalize Academic Stress, Study Finds

As students transition into high school, many see their grades drop. And while some students are resilient in the midst of this challenge, others succumb to the pressure. How they think about themselves and their abilities could make the difference, ...

– University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

Child Development

Study: Today’s College Graduates Facing Greater Competition for Good Jobs

College graduates are more likely to take less-skilled jobs in recent years than ever before, and a new study from the University of North Carolina says the expansion of higher education has made each bachelor’s degree seem less exceptional to empl...

– American Sociological Association (ASA)

American Sociological Association

Paying Parents to Read to Their Children Boosts Literacy Skills

Researchers have found a surprising way to help boost the skills of children with language impairment: Pay their parents to read to them.

– Ohio State University

Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders

This UVA Darden Alumna May Have Solved Shoppers’ ‘Generic Vs. Brand Name’ Dilemma

Darden alumna Meg Greenhalgh creates Brandefy, an app that helps consumers decide between generic and name-brand products through ingredient comparisons and user reviews, and closed an initial funding round.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Art Students Travel World in Pursuit of Discovery

Creative and research pursuits take graduate students in the University of Iowa School of Art and Art History near and far

– University of Iowa

UVA Darden Professors Tell the ‘New Story of Business’

University of Virginia Darden School of Business Professors Ed Freeman and Bobby Parmar presented their talk, The New Story Business, to a standing room-only crowd in San Francisco on 17 July.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

UTEP Pharmacy Program Closer to Full Accreditation

The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) has elevated The University of Texas at El Paso's School of Pharmacy to "candidate" status, taking the school one step closer to earning full accreditation in 2021. Candidate status provides ...

– University of Texas at El Paso

Building a Better Bilingual Classroom

Across the state, the CSU is leading the way in creating dual-language immersion programs. The result: confident students who are both bilingual and biliterate.

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

After Bringing Fast-Casual Falafel to India, Akanksha Prasad Turns to UVA Darden

Akanksha Prasad (Class of 2019) came to Darden after selling the successful falafel restaurant business she founded in India

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The Academic Sabbatical: Not Just Time Off

The word sabbatical could conjure up all sorts of envy in non-academics who may hear the term and think only of “paid time off.” However, this “time away” is anything but “time off.”

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Penn Medicine

Inaugural Residencies Inspire the Nation’s Next Generation of Artists, Writers

The University of Iowa campus played host in July to the nation’s most talented high school–aged artists and writers as part of the Belin-Blank Center’s inaugural Summer Art Residency and Summer Writing Residency.

– University of Iowa

Mini MBA speed-networking day

The William J Clinton Leadership Institute at Queen's University Belfast recently hosted a business speed networking day for participants on the popular Mini MBA programme at the University.

– Queen's University Belfast

Q&A: How UVA Darden Plans to Become ‘the Best in the World’ at Experiential Leadership Development

In May, the Darden School of Business announced plans for the Initiative for Transformational Leadership and Learning, a multidisciplinary effort to develop a learning laboratory devoted to novel, scientifically verified leadership development.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Doing School Differently

Alternative schooling programs could deliver greater learning outcomes for young people who are struggling at school, according to University of South Australia researcher, Dr Thomas Stehlik.

Expert Available

– University of South Australia

Education and New Developments Conference, Jun-2018; Educational Philosophy for 21st Century Teachers

UCI Paul Merage School of Business Center for Real Estate receives gift to support creation of Bill Halford Family and Bixby Land Company Student Award endowed fund

The University of California, Irvine Paul Merage School of Business today announced it has received a monetary gift from the Bixby Land Company to support the creation of a new endowed fund at the Center for Real Estate.

– University of California, Irvine

Ron Anderson Appointed Interim Dean of the Fox School of Business

At Temple since 2012, he will also oversee the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management.

– Temple University

CSU Campuses Receive $7.1M to Support STEM Educators

NSF scholarships will put expert science and math teachers in high-need schools

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

NLN Names UAH College of Nursing a 2018 Center of Excellence in Nursing Education

The College of Nursing at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) was named a National League for Nursing (NLN) 2018 Center of Excellence in recognition of its efforts to promote the pedagogical expertise of faculty.

– University of Alabama Huntsville

Tulane University celebrates another record-breaking fundraising year

Tulane University has posted another year of record-breaking fundraising, bringing in more than $150 million and exceeding last year’s previous all-time high by almost $25 million.

– Tulane University

Alumna J. Meejin Yoon to return as first female dean of Cornell’s College of Architecture, Art and Planning

J. Meejin Yoon, B.Arch. ’95, will return to Cornell as the next dean of the College of Architecture, Art and Planning, Provost Michael Kotlikoff announced July 24. Yoon is the first woman named to the position since the college was formed in 1896. ...

– Cornell University

Hewson Stock Gift to University of Alabama is Largest in UA History

Marillyn A. Hewson, chairman, president and CEO of Lockheed Martin Corp., and her husband, James, have made a gift of $15 million to The University of Alabama to benefit the Culverhouse College of Business.

– University of Alabama

UCI graduate joins University of California Board of Regents

The University of California, Irvine Alumni Association has chosen William T. Um ’90 to represent all UC alumni as a two-year member of the UC Board of Regents, effective July 1.

– University of California, Irvine

Shirley Moy to lead North Philadelphia Workforce Initiative

Moy, SSW ’88, longtime director of the Center for Social Policy and Community Development in Temple’s College of Public Health, will helm the new workforce initiative funded by a Lenfest Foundation grant.

– Temple University

St. Mary’s College of Maryland Named a 2018-19 College of Distinction

.St. Mary’s College of Maryland has been recognized for its committed implementation of high-impact educational practices, earning its title as one of the nation’s Colleges of Distinction.

– St. Mary's College of Maryland

US Department of State, UVA Darden and Concordia Announce Finalists for 2018 P3 Impact Award

Finalists for the 2018 P3 Impact Award were announced by the Office of Global Partnerships at the U.S. Department of State, the University of Virginia Darden School of Business Institute for Business in Society and Concordia. The award recognizes exe...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing's Jacquelyn Campbell Named Nursing Edge Runner

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Professor Jacquelyn Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN, has been named an American Academy of Nursing Edge Runner for her program, Danger Assessment: An Instrument to Help Abused Women Assess Their Risk of Homicide.

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Charles Lee Powell Foundation: Three Decades of Giving to the Jacobs School of Engineering at UC San Diego

The Charles Lee Powell Foundation has given more than $35 million in support during the past three decades to the Jacobs School of Engineering at the University of California San Diego. The generous San Diego-based foundation has funded research in t...

– University of California San Diego

High School Students Work with DFA to Design Solutions for Social Problems

At least 20 high school students from Chicago and Evanston will join more than 100 college students from all over the country at Design for America’s annual summit, where they will design solutions for problems in their communities.

– Northwestern University

CSUMB Students Board NOAA's Bell M. Shimada for Research Cruise

Cal State Monterey Bay graduate student Miya Pavlock McAuliffe and undergrad Olivia Boisen worked with scientists on NOAA's Bell M. Shimada research ship during its recent visit to the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.

– California State University, Monterey Bay

UC San Diego and Spin Showcase Strong Bikeshare Pilot Program Results

The University of California San Diego and Spin, the dockless personal mobility company, are announcing the results of a bikeshare partnership pilot program which was created to provide more than 36,000 students, faculty and staff with an affordable,...

– University of California San Diego


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