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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

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Newswise Education Wire 22-Aug-2018

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

Vulnerable Youth Stress the Importance of Influential Adults in Their School Lives

Kids who faced daunting barriers to success in the classroom had a clear message for University at Buffalo researchers who asked them as young adults to look back on their experiences with maltreatment, homelessness and their time in school: Adults c...

– University at Buffalo

Children and Youth Services Review

Historically Black Schools Pay More to Issue Bonds, Researchers Find

After examining the underwriting fees — the fees that underwriters charge a school to bring a bond offering to investors — Paul Gao and his co-authors found that HBCU issuance costs were about 20 percent higher than for non-HBCUs.

– University of Notre Dame

Journal of Financial Economics

Iowa State Sophomore Returns From Summer on Research Vessel, Atop Active Volcano

Chanel Vidal, an Iowa State University sophomore in geology, returns to campus after a whirlwind summer working aboard a research vessel in the Atlantic Ocean, studying the Deccan Traps in India and collecting gas samples from an active volcano in th...

– Iowa State University

During Kids Eat Right Month™, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Recommends Parents, Kids Team Up for Healthful Lunches

Back to school means coming up with creative, nutritious ideas for your child’s lunch that they will actually want to eat. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommends parents and children team up to pack a lunch they’ll love.

– Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

UA Little Rock Paper Wins Award at International Conference for Research on Tracking Disinformation Campaigns Through Social Media

The research presents an in-depth examination of the information networks using social network analysis and cyber forensic based methodology to identify prominent information actors and leading coordinators of the disinformation campaigns.

– University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Empowerment Through Ideas: Teaching Effectuation in Pakistan

Dr. Shahid Qureshi is determined to make the world a better place through effectuation, the set of principles for entrepreneurial decision-making developed by Darden’s Professor Saras Sarasvathy, based on a rigorous study of expert entrepreneurs.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Griha Pravesh: A Public-Private Partnership

UVA Darden's Institute for Business in Society partners with Concordia and the U.S. Department of State Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships to present the annual P3 Impact Award. Griha Pravesh, one of the five finalists, helps low-income popu...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

UVA Darden Welcomes Record-Breaking Class of 2020

The University of Virginia Darden School of Virginia community formally welcomed the Class of 2020 on 20 August as a talented group of 335 First Year students began their two-year journey through the world’s best MBA education experience at a morni...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The Badge Advantage: Skeletal Muscle as an Endocrine Organ

Wichita State University is offering an online badge course In what may be one of the only classes nationwide teaching practical blood flow restriction, defined as BFR, using low-cost equipment.

– Wichita State University

Where Are They Now? SDSC Tracks Summer Research Experiences

A survey conducted by previous participants in the San Diego Supercomputer Center's annual Research Experience for High School Students (REHS) summer internships shows that many previous REHS participants followed a computer science and engineering (...

– University of California San Diego

Helping Your Kid Transition Back to School

As we help our sons and daughters get ready to return to school, let’s reflect on our own readiness to promote our kids’ best emotional development during the school year. Consider these dimensions.

– Family Institute at Northwestern University

Galactic Scoundrels Game Creators Raise More Than $27K in Kickstarter Campaign

A group of University of Arkansas at Little Rock employees, students, and alumni who created a space-western storytelling card game – dubbed Galactic Scoundrels – have reached their online fundraising goal to raise enough money to have the game m...

– University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Drawn to Charlottesville, UVA Darden Alumni Make Big Impact on Life of the Community

Alumni of the UVA Darden School of Business span the globe, with a thriving network of 16,000-plus spread across 90 countries. They hold leadership positions at top companies in New York and Beijing, San Francisco and Delhi. However, the pull of Dard...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

PodMed TT Offers Podcast Listeners Latest Medical News

When medical professionals want to stay in the loop on breaking medical news, there is one podcast they tune into week after week: PodMed TT.

Expert Available

– Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

5 Things You Might Not Know About Studying Online

More than 118,000 CSU students are currently enrolled in at least one online class, yet misconceptions persist about online education. New to the idea? Here are five factors you might not know.

Expert Available

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

UVA Darden and Virginia Community Capital Extend Application Deadline for 2018 Tayloe Murphy Resilience Awards

The Darden School of Business Institute for Business in Society and Virginia Community Capital (VCC) today extended the application deadline for the 2018 Tayloe Murphy Resilience Awards, which recognize Virginia businesses that demonstrate sustained ...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Babson College Among The Princeton Review’s Best 384 Colleges

Babson College is among the colleges featured in The Princeton Review’s 2019 edition of The Best 384 Colleges.

– Babson College

UC San Diego Philosophy Professor Wins 2018 Lakatos Award

UC San Diego professor Craig Callender has been awarded the 2018 Lakatos Award, given annually for outstanding contributions to the philosophy of science in the form of a book. Callender’s “What Makes Time Special?” tackles the conflict between...

– University of California San Diego

Columbus State University to Offer First Ever Nexus Degree in Film Production

Columbus State University was recently approved by the Board of Regents to offer the first ever nexus degree in film production. With courses to be offered as early as spring 2019, the 60-credit-hour degree emphasizes hands-on learning to prepare stu...

– Columbus State University

Fred Hutch Wins $1.26 Million Grant to Boost Science and Education Efforts

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center announced it received a five year Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) from The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), worth $1.26 million.

– Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

WVU’s David Stewart to lead Royal University for Women in Bahrain; Brugnoli named to Global Affairs post

Longtime West Virginia University administrator David Stewart, in keeping with the institution’s strategic partnership with the Royal University for Women, is taking a leave of absence to serve as president of the Bahraini school. Amber Brugnoli, a...

– West Virginia University

UVA Darden Welcomes Eight New Professors for 2018-19 Academic Year

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business welcomed eight new professors to its top-ranked faculty ahead of the 2018–19 academic year. The new professors will bolster ranks in the academic areas of Quantitative Analysis, Accounting, Globa...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

TTUHSC El Paso Designated ‘Hispanic-Serving Institution’

The U.S. Department of Education has recognized Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) as a Title V Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), making it the second Health-Related Institution in the nation to receive this desig...

– Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

Rowan’s Online Legal Studies Program Ranked Among Best in Study

Rowan University this summer was included on a College Choice list of institutions offering the best and most affordable online legal studies programs.

– Rowan University

Olin College Named one of Nation's Top Colleges by Princeton Review

Olin College has been named by The Princeton Review as one of the nation’s top colleges, and recognized among the top institutions in academic rigor and student satisfaction.

– Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

WVU warns parents about dissident fraternities

Concerned about an unfolding effort on the part of several fraternities to withdraw from West Virginia University governance, President Gordon Gee sent a letter Sunday to all students’ parents decrying the actions and warning that joining these org...

– West Virginia University

Money Magazine Ranks Babson No. 15 Among Best Small Colleges

Money magazine has ranked Babson among the 727 Best Colleges In America, according to its Best Colleges For Your Money 2018 ranking. Babson is ranked No. 15 among Best Small Colleges and is the No. 1 business school in this category. According to Mo...

– Babson College

MTSU Cuts Ribbon on Professional Sales Lab to Train Business Majors [+Video]

Students in MTSU’s Jones College of Business now have access to an innovative sales laboratory that will allow them to hone their selling skills in their efforts to become ready-to-hire graduates.

– Middle Tennessee State University

Money Magazine Names CSUs Among Nation's Best Universities

Twelve California State University campuses were named to Money magazine’s 2018 list of the nation’s Top 50 Best Public Colleges released August 13.

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

New Med Students Embark on a Transformative Journey

The students, their families and Stony Brook faculty celebrated and officially launched the students’ medical school journey at Stony Brook University’s traditional White Coat Ceremony.

– Stony Brook University

Iowa State alumnus returns to tell refugee stories, including his own

An Iowa State University architecture alumnus is returning to campus Sept. 5 to share his story as a Syrian refugee and to discuss his artwork recreating refugees’ stories in suitcases.

– Iowa State University

CSUMB Selected to Host Architecture at Zero Competition in 2019

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and the American Institute of Architects, California Council (AIACC) announced the eighth annual Architecture at Zero competition for zero net energy (ZNE) building designs will be held at CSUMB in 2019.

– California State University, Monterey Bay

"Expressions Unbound: American Outsider Art from the Andrew and Linda Safran Collection" on view this fall

The Tufts University Art Galleries presents "Expressions Unbound: American Outsider Art from the Andrew and Linda Safran Collection," from Aug. 29 through Dec. 16, 2018. A public opening reception will take place on Thursday, Sept. 6, at 5:30 p.m. in...

– Tufts University

Tribal College Students Experience Research at SDState

“Come try it out—this is what we do.” These words from SDState researchers are helping students from Sinte Gleska University in Mission see what’s possible through their research through a two-day BioSystems Networks and Translational Researc...

– South Dakota State University





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