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Newswise Education Wire 05-Sep-2018

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

More Than Diverse, Class and Work Teams Need to Be Inclusive

Joel Geske decided to make a change after reading survey responses from students who felt left out or not valued when working on team projects. His approach may seem simplistic, but Geske says you must be intentional to be inclusive, both in the clas...

– Iowa State University

Journal of Advertising Education

Meet Juan Garcia, the CSU's New Student Trustee

Profile on California State Universities new Student Trustee

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

In Historic Shift, Women Comprise Half of Engineering Undergrads at Cornell University

With the arrival of the Class of 2022, the Cornell University College of Engineering now enrolls equal numbers of undergraduate women and men – the first engineering school of its size and stature to achieve this milestone.

– Cornell University

Personal Papers of Former Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates John Hanson Briscoe to be preserved at St. Mary’s College of Maryland

The personal papers of John Hanson Briscoe (1934-2014), former speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates and longtime St. Mary’s County lawyer and judge, will be preserved at St. Mary’s College of Maryland Archives.

– St. Mary's College of Maryland

Trump Supporters on U.S. Campuses More Likely to Show Prejudice Toward International Students

A new study by a University at Buffalo psychologist suggests that stereotypes alone do not lead to that prejudice against international students. The prejudice is multifaceted, but there are factors leading to prejudice that universities can influenc...

– University at Buffalo

Journal of Diversity in Higher Education

New National Training Program Aims to Mainstream Glycosciences

Over the next five years, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, will award approximately $20 million to four academic centers to launch a new national Career Development Consortium for Excellence in...

– University of California San Diego Health

Design Thinking Powers Ideas to Improve Vulnerable DC Citizens’ Financial Health

University of Virginia Darden School of Business Professor Jeanne Liedtka’s courses on design thinking have influenced those beyond the classroom setting.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Meet Jasmine Hatcher and Trishelle Copeland-Johnson

When Jasmine Hatcher started community college, she was encouraged by her family to pursue a nursing career. But her mindset quickly changed when her chemistry professor suggested she intern for a research team at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (D...

– Brookhaven National Laboratory

The Gridlock State

Traffic is one of the biggest problems California has to solve. Learn how CSU campuses are working to end the state’s mind-boggling congestion.

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

No Harm, No Foul? Video Replay and Fans’ Views of Referees

University of Virginia Darden School of Business Professor Lalin Anik found that fans believe VAR leads referees to take more risks and make more mistakes. Her research — which is awaiting peer review — specifically focused on soccer’s 2018 FIF...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Aging K-12 schools increasingly vulnerable to natural disasters, says CU Boulder professor

Increasing natural disasters and aging schools built before modern codes existed put thousands of school-aged children at risk each day. A new guide and webinar series offer solutions.

– University of Colorado Boulder

UAH and UA Introduce State’s First Joint Nursing Science Ph.D. Program

Enrollment in a joint Nursing Science Ph.D. program offered by UAH and UA will begin in the summer of 2019.

– University of Alabama Huntsville

FSMB Foundation Mini-Grants up to $5,000 Now Available

The FSMB Foundation – the philanthropic arm of the Federation of State Medical Boards - has widened its grantmaking with a new program that supports the work of diverse research and educational projects through “mini-grants” of up to $5,000 eac...

– Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB)

Danforth Plant Science Center and University of Missouri Strengthen Regional Research and Education with New Joint Appointments

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center and the University of Missouri - Columbia (MU) announced today that R. Keith Slotkin, Ph.D. and Bing Yang, Ph.D., have been appointed to joint faculty positions between the Danforth Center and MU. They are the...

– Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

Washington University in St. Louis School of Law Opens Immigration Law Clinic

The School of Law at Washington University in St. Louis has launched a new immigration clinic, aimed at helping students learn how to handle immigration matters affecting low- to moderate-income people.“The goal of the Immigration Law Clinic is to ...

– Washington University in St. Louis

The Sorenson Impact Center and Social Finance Announce Awardee of Pay for Success Structuring Grant

The Sorenson Impact Center and Social Finance today announced Philadelphia Works, Inc. in Philadelphia, Pa. as the awardee of a nationwide Pay for Success (PFS) transaction structuring competition.

– Sorenson Impact Center, David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah

R.I. Schools Offer Dual Degree in Pharmacy, Physician Assistant Studies

URI Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) students can apply to Johnson & Wales’ Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (MSPAS) program after completing their fourth year of the six-year pharmacy program. Applications began in the spring.

– University of Rhode Island

Temple Grandin Will Discuss Autism, Animal Behavior at Iowa State

Temple Grandin, a renowned expert on animal behavior and activist for people with autism, is coming to Iowa State University on Sept. 13.

– Iowa State University

Stony Brook University to Dedicate Campus Street to Nobel Laureate, Inventor of MRI

University will name a campus street leading to its soon-to-be-opened Medical and Research Translation (MART) building in honor of Paul Lauterbur.

– Stony Brook University

UC San Diego and Deerfield Management Create Poseidon Innovation to Advance Disease-Curing Therapeutics

University of California San Diego and Deerfield Management announce today the creation of Poseidon Innovation, LLC to advance disease-curing therapeutics. Through Deerfield’s $65-million commitment in Poseidon, UC San Diego investigators will have...

– University of California San Diego

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