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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

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Newswise Education Wire 29-Aug-2018

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

Link Between Divorce and Graduate Education a Concern as More Jobs Require Advanced Degree

Children of divorce are less likely to earn a four-year or graduate degree, according to new research from Iowa State University. Researchers says it is important to understand this relationship as more jobs require a graduate or professional degree....

– Iowa State University

Journal of Family Issues

Physicians Deserve Answers as Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Hangs in the Balance, Health Policy Experts Say

With medical school loan debt averaging $200,000, many physicians pursue the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program that eliminates federal student loans after 10 years of service in the public sector. But the fate of the program hangs in the balanc...

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Annals of Internal Medicine

Embargo expired on 27-Aug-2018 at 17:00 ET

7 Steps of Design Thinking

Understand the 7 steps of Design Thinking by UVA Darden Professor Jeanne Liedtka

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

NUS Food Scientists Create Healthy Probiotic Drink From Soy Pulp

Food scientists at the National University of Singapore have given okara – the residue from the production of soy milk and tofu, and is usually discarded – a new lease of life by turning it into a refreshing drink that contains live probiotics, d...

– National University of Singapore

Kentucky Landmark's Visitors ‘Witness’ New Artistic Perspective on State's History

As students, faculty, staff and visitors enter Memorial Hall this fall it is highly likely their eyes will be drawn upward to a new creation in the dome at the building’s entry. Karyn Olivier's gold-leafed artwork, which features African-American a...

– University of Kentucky

Zell Miller: He left a legacy of HOPE

This story is part of a series, called Georgia Groundbreakers, that celebrates innovative and visionary faculty, students, alumni and leaders throughout the history of the University of Georgia – and their profound, enduring impact on our state, ou...

– University of Georgia

The Surprising Keys to a Successful Career in Data

Four of the Top 10 emerging positions in LinkedIn’s fastest-growing postings of 2017 involve the use of data in some way — including data scientist and big data developer, among others. In response, data and analytics courses have become popular ...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Students affected by Hurricane Maria bring their research to SLAC

This summer, five graduate students from the University of Puerto Rico had the opportunity to use SLAC’s world-class facilities to keep their studies on track.

– SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Toward Adequate Housing for All

UVA Darden Professors Frank Warnock and Veronica Cacdac Warnock bring their financial acumen to bear on one of the most pressing needs in the world — adequate housing.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Experts says University can help solve state teacher shortage crisis

West Virginia University experts Erin McHenry-Sorber and Matthew Campbell say that WVU can be a key player in solving the teacher shortage crisis, which has several causes including higher salaries and different hiring timelines in bordering states a...

– West Virginia University

Eating right is a vital part of the game plan for high school-age athletes

In addition to following a balanced diet, young competitors need to know when to eat what types of food to allow enough time for the digestion and absorption of the nutrients they need to perform at their best.

Expert Available

– Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

APA Voices Opposition to Using Federal Funds for Schools to Buy Guns

WASHINGTON – The American Psychological Association called on Congress and the administration to back away from a reported plan to allow states to use federal funding to purchase guns for educators.

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Renowned Economist Ann Harrison Named Dean of UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business

Renowned Wharton economist and University of California, Berkeley, alumna Ann E. Harrison has been named the next dean of the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ announced today.

– University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business

AACN Announces Launch of Newly Redesigned NursingCAS Website

AACN is pleased to announce the launch of a newly redesigned NursingCAS website,, which will simplify the application process to nursing schools nationwide. Similar to services in place for other health professions, NursingCAS offe...

– American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Shines Spotlight on Identifying, Treating Malnutrition

During its September Spotlight on Malnutrition, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will raise awareness of malnutrition, promote the crucial role of registered dietitian nutritionists in identifying and treating this serious medical condition, an...

– Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

CSU Wins $10M to Support Latino STEM Education

Six California State University campuses—Fullerton, Northridge, Pomona, Sacramento, San Diego and Stanislaus—will receive more than $10 million from the National Science Foundation to increase Latino student success in the science, technology, en...

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Hartnell-CSUMB Teacher Pathway Program Receives Funding to Support Continued Program Growth

CSUMB and Hartnell College's joint teacher pathway program has received a $335K from The Claire Giannini Fund that will help ensure the program’s continued growth and success.

– California State University, Monterey Bay

Middle East Peace Program at Tulane Awarded Second $1 Million Grant

The five-week summer experience gives 15 Tulane students an immersion in the dynamics of the Arab-Israeli conflict through classroom study and travel to Israel and Jordan.

– Tulane University

ISPOR Recognized for Exceptional Work With dotCOMM and APEX Awards

Gold Awards Granted for Brand Refresh and ISPOR 2018 Highlights Videos

– ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

$50 Million Gift from Dr. Jeanne and Rex Sinquefield Is the Largest Donation in Saint Louis University’s 200-Year History

Saint Louis University announces that St. Louis philanthropists Dr. Jeanne and Rex Sinquefield are donating $50 million to the University to accelerate SLU’s rise as a world-class research university.

– Saint Louis University

Graduate School of Oceanography Hosts NASA-Led Exploration of Deep Sea

Scientists with a NASA-led expedition are operating from the Inner Space Center at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography as colleagues explore the deep Pacific Ocean to prepare to search for life in deep space.

– University of Rhode Island

26 CSU Faculty Recognized for Innovative Practices Improving Student Achievement

The California State University (CSU) is recognizing 26 faculty members with Faculty Innovation and Leadership Awards for their commitment to student success.

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Appoints Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Nurse and attorney Gloria Ramsey, JD, RN, FNAP, FAAN, has been appointed to serve as Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. In this inaugural position, she will promote and strategically further t...

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Stony Brook Dental Gives Back to School Smiles to Local School Children

Stony Brook Dental Medicine professionals to provide cleanings, oral health education to hundreds of children in need ahead of the new school year.

– Stony Brook University

Macy’s, Fortive, Hilton Executives Headline UVA Darden Leadership Speaker Series This Fall

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business will welcome leading executives from the retail, industrial technology and hospitality sectors as part of the fall Leadership Speaker Series (LSS) in October and November of 2018.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Salisbury University Senior Wins Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry

A Salisbury University student raised on Maryland's Eastern Shore has won one of the United States’ most prominent literary prizes. Emma DePanise, who grew up in Queenstown, MD, is winner of the 2018 Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry.

– Salisbury University

Washington Monthly Names UC San Diego the Best Public University for Social Mobility

The University of California San Diego has been named the #1 public university in the nation by Washington Monthly for contributions to social mobility, research and public service.

– University of California San Diego

Register Now for Free Green Card Webinar for Foreign Scientific Researchers

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) has teamed with immigration law firm Getson and Shatz to offer a free webinar—Green Cards for Scientific Researchers: How to Win Your EB-1A/NIW Case—on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, from 1:30-2:30 pm EDT. ...

– American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)

Green Cards for Scientific Researchers: How to Win Your EB-1/NIW Case! Register Now

Buffalo State Alumnus Takes on Duke University

Nicholas Irion, '17, was one of the first Buffalo Public School students to be involved with the Say Yes to Education initiative. Through the program, Irion landed at Buffalo State, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in music education.

– SUNY Buffalo State

Go Behind the Scenes of Pixar Favorites with Award-Winning Lighting Director

Danielle Feinberg, award-winning lighting director for Pixar films such as “Coco” and “Brave,” will deliver a lecture Sept. 6 at Iowa State University discussing how she weaves art and science to create fantastical worlds on the big screen.

– Iowa State University





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