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Newswise Education Wire 08-Aug-2018

7 Questions with New San Diego State President Adela de la Torre

7 Questions with New San Diego State President Adela de la Torre. Learn more about this dynamic leader and her forward-looking plans for San Diego State University.

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Back To School: Finding Comfort In Their Own Skin

Every parent wants their child to feel comfortable in their own skin, but this can seem impossible if that child is afflicted with bad acne or constantly itching from eczema. Such conditions take a terrible toll, as Adelaide Hebert, M.D., professor a...

– University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Family Health Centers at NYU Langone Seek to Overcome Poverty & Increase Access to Nutritional Food in Brooklyn

A recent survey among pregnant women receiving care at the Family Health Centers at NYU Langone found that underachievement in education, lapses in access to nutritional food, and lack of affordable housing were top socioeconomic challenges in Brookl...

– NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn

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Johanna Winant, an assistant professor of English at West Virginia University, has accepted a distinguished fellowship at the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study at the University of Notre Dame to work on her book project on modern American poetr...

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– West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty Members Anderson, Gijanto, and Johnson Honored with Professorships

Two St. Mary’s College of Maryland faculty members, Karen Leona Anderson, associate professor of English, and Liza Gijanto, associate professor of anthropology, have been honored with the college’s Aldom-Plansoen Honors College Professorship. One...

– St. Mary's College of Maryland

CSUMB Physician Assistant Program Granted Accreditation-Provisional Status; First Cohort Will Begin Class January 2019

CSUMB's MSPA program has been granted Accreditation-Provisional status by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for The Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA) officially clearing the program to begin January 7, 2019.

– California State University, Monterey Bay

MSPA program

Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy Named #1 Public High School in America

The Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA) has been named the #1 Public High School in America in’s 2019 rankings.

– Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA)

Developing a Better Understanding of Sustainable Urban Freight Systems

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is hosting the 2018 Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) Advanced Studies Institute on Sustainable Urban Freight Systems (VASI-SUFS) Aug. 4-11. The VASI-SUFS will bring together a select group of junior f...

– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

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South Nassau Expands Medical Education Program to Include Internal Medicine Residency Academically Sponsored in Conjunction with Mount Sinai

Program Will Benefit Patients

– Mount Sinai Health System

Penn State Introduces Graduate Nuclear Security Option

To ensure the continued security and safety of our nation’s nuclear enterprises, the Penn State College of Engineering is formally introducing a nuclear security option in its nuclear engineering master’s program.

– Penn State College of Engineering

Coastal Science and Policy Graduate Program at UC Santa Cruz Welcomes First Cohort of Students

A new graduate program in Coastal Science and Policy at UC Santa Cruz will welcome its first cohort of students in fall 2018. The interdisciplinary master's degree program will prepare students to design and implement solutions to the complex social,...

– University of California, Santa Cruz

FAU Places No. 1 in Florida after 100 Percent of Nursing Graduates Pass R.N. Licensure Exam

FAU’s Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing placed in the No. 1 spot in Florida for the 71 graduates of its BSN program who achieved a 100 percent passage rate on the National Council Licensure Examination. They performed above the national average ...

– Florida Atlantic University

Implicit Bias in Medicine - Expert Available to Discuss Issues and Approaches to Improve Communication and Patient Outcomes

– Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Campus Ministries Must Evolve to Meet the Needs of an Influx of Latinx Students

– Dominican University





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