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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

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Newswise Education Wire 15-Aug-2018

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

New Elective Gives UAH Students Preview of the Ups and Downs of Critical Care Transport Nursing

Undergraduate students in Ron Bolen’s critical care transport nursing course at UAH learn how to stabilize and care for patients in the air, land, and sea transport environment.

– University of Alabama Huntsville

New UNH Research Identifies Need for Title IX Tune Up on College Campuses

A mystery shopper approach uncovered a need for more education about Title IX regulations and sexual assault on college campuses, according to new research from the University of New Hampshire. In particular, there is confusion about which individual...

– University of New Hampshire

Psychology of Violence

Report: How to Increase Voting and Strengthen Political Learning on College Campuses

A new report released by the Institute for Democracy & Higher Education (IDHE) at Tufts University's Tisch College of Civic Life outlines specific steps to increase electoral engagement, political learning and civic participation at colleges and univ...

– Tufts University


Academy of Management Honors UVA Darden Professor Ed Freeman With Lifetime Achievement Award

The Academy of Management (AOM) awarded University of Virginia Darden School of Business Professor Ed Freeman the 2018 Award for Distinguished Scholarly Contributions to Management at its annual meeting in Chicago on 12 August.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Teaching the Programmers of Tomorrow

The CodeGirls @ Argonne camp is designed to immerse young girls in computer science before they enter high school and introduce them to potential career paths in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Researchers from across the lab...

– Argonne National Laboratory

Missouri S&T, Missouri State partner to expand cooperative engineering degree programs

Students at the state’s second-largest public university will soon be able to pursue an additional undergraduate engineering degree as part of an expanded agreement with the nation’s first technological institution west of the Mississippi River. ...

– Missouri University of Science and Technology

The Medical Minute: Lessen the risk of ACL injury for high school athletes

An athlete is sailing through the air or making a quick turn when all of a sudden he or she hears a “pop” in the knee. An athlete who experiences this followed by sudden pain and swelling often receives the much-feared diagnosis of an anterior cr...

– Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Medical Minute

Local High School Students Explore Diverse Healthcare Field at Roswell Park

y-two local high school students participated in a unique career development program at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center this summer. The Buffalo Healthcare Exploration (BHE) program

– Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Hydration strategy key as high school athletes begin practice

The first week of high school sports practices is a particularly vulnerable time for athletes, says an Iowa State University assistant professor of kinesiology. James Lang says being proactive about hydration, rather than reactive, is important to ke...

Expert Available

– Iowa State University

4 Things You Should Be Doing to Avoid Exercise Injuries

Dr. Pablo Costa, a leading researcher and assistant professor at CSU Fullerton, says these habits could avoid some of the most common sprains and strains.

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– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

UTEP Study Recommends School Finance Reforms

The State of Texas would make its school finance system more equitable if it based funding rates on overall district student enrollment rather than daily attendance, according to a study by The University of Texas at El Paso’s Center for Education...

– University of Texas at El Paso

From Hurricane Katrina Victim to Presidential Awardee: A SUNO Professor's Award-Winning Mentoring Efforts

Undergraduate students of Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) biology professor Murty Kambhampati come to Brookhaven Lab during the summer to conduct research in natural resource management.

– Brookhaven National Laboratory

UIC Campus Film Office Spotlights ‘Chicago’s Most Film Friendly Campus’

UIC is formalizing its campus-filming program as a one-stop shop for Chicago’s growing film industry.

– University of Illinois at Chicago

UC San Diego Announces Historic $312 Million Fundraising Year

The University of California San Diego raised $312 million in 2017-2018—a record-breaking amount for any San Diego institution of higher education in a single year. The funds go toward the university’s $2 billion goal as part of the Campaign for ...

– University of California San Diego

Expert on Fatherhood Issues, Poverty and Toxic Stress Elected Chairman of Social Work Department at UW-Milwaukee

David Pate assumed chairman responsibilities on Aug. 1; Hopes to 'Raise the profile of the department nationally in light of all the groundbreaking research happening here.'

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

UCI is ranked third among nation’s best-value colleges by Money

Acknowledging the University of California, Irvine’s stellar blend of accessible, high-quality education and alumni success, Money magazine has ranked it No. 3 on its 2018 list of the “50 best colleges in the U.S.”

– University of California, Irvine

Board of Regents Approves Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree for El Paso

At its Aug. 10 meeting, the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents approved a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree to be offered by the Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine (WLHSDM) at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHS...

– Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

SU Arboretum First in Maryland to Earn ArbNet Level III Accreditation

With over 2,700 recorded trees, Salisbury University is comprised of some of the most horticulturally diverse grounds in its region. SU recently became the first in Maryland to receive Level III accreditation from the ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation P...

– Salisbury University





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