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Newswise Education Wire 19-Sep-2018

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

New School of Thought: In-Class Physical Exercise Won't Disrupt Learning, Teaching

As childhood obesity rates rise and physical education offerings dwindle, elementary schools keep searching for ways to incorporate the federally mandated half-hour of physical activity into the school day.

– University of Michigan

Witnessing Violence in High School as Bad as Being Bullied

Over the long term, being a bystander of high-school violence can be as damaging to mental health as being directly bullied, a new study finds.

– Universite de Montreal

J Epidemiol Community Health, September 17, 2018

Embargo expired on 17-Sep-2018 at 00:05 ET

Suspending Young Students Risks Future Success in School

Some kindergartners and first-graders suspended from school can find it challenging to reverse the negative trajectory in their academic life, says a University of Michigan researcher.

– University of Michigan

Children and Youth Services Review

College Students Have Unequal Access to Reliable Technology, Study Finds

Smartphones and laptops seem ubiquitous at U.S. universities, but there is still a "digital divide," with some students less likely than others to have consistent access to reliable technology, according to a study co-authored by an Indiana Universit...

– Indiana University

Communication Research Aug-2018

One Big Reason Why Women Drop Out of Doctoral STEM Programs

Many women in doctoral degree programs in fields like engineering and physics are in a class of their own – and that’s not a good thing. A new study found that the fewer females who enter a doctoral program at the same time, the less likely any o...

– Ohio State University

National Bureau of Economic Research

Embargo expired on 17-Sep-2018 at 06:00 ET

What Your Cell Phone Camera Tells You About Your Brain

Your brain is structured to make the best possible decision given its limited resources, according to new research that unites cognitive science and information theory – the branch of mathematics that underlies modern communications technology.

– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)


Notre Dame’s Muñoz to speak at Justice Department’s Forum on Free Speech in Higher Education

Vincent Phillip Muñoz is among the academics chosen to participate in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Forum on Free Speech in Higher Education on Monday (Sept. 17) in Washington, D.C.

– University of Notre Dame

Hackensack University Medical Center Graduates Third Class of Operation Hackensack S.M.A.R.T. Soldiers

Innovative partnership provides high-quality, individualized specialty medical training to United States Army, Army Reserve, Air Force, NJ National Guard, and Coast Guard personnel

– Hackensack Meridian Health

New CSU Students to Benefit from Changes to Developmental Education

Starting this fall semester, new education reforms are taking place at the CSU. Learn how faculty prepared to hit the ground running with big changes happening on campuses.

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Project Captures Stolen Generations’ Voices

A project led by University of Adelaide researchers is collecting oral histories of the Stolen Generations of the Ngarrindjeri people from Murray Bridge, South Australia.

– University of Adelaide

Love It, Don’t List It

Like a house in an HGTV show episode, Nifkin Lounge underwent a makeover during the spring and summer in response to concerns from the Undergraduate Student Association. This fall, it's time for the big reveal.

– SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Columbus State Ranked Among Most Innovative Universities in the South

Columbus State University was recently ranked as one of the top 20 "Most Innovative Regional Universities in the South" by U.S. News & World Report magazine.

– Columbus State University

Global Perspectives on Early Stage Startups: Leading European Accelerator Visits UVA Darden

Directors from APX, a Berlin-based venture accelerator visited the Darden School of Business recently to share a European perspective on venture creation and acceleration with students and faculty, further strengthening the ties between the School an...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

How Do You Create a Critical Thinker?

An innovative reading and writing curriculum born at the CSU has changed how English teachers prepare students who aren’t ready for college.

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

New School of Thought

If it’s been a while since you were in college, the rules are changing: Students may now be required to talk to each other, check their cellphones or trade notes. Professors often no longer lecture from a podium. It’s all part of active learning,...

– University of California, Irvine

For Transplant Candidates, Virtual Classroom Brings Education to the Learner

Higher education deeply values online learning, but a lung transplant coordinator is now teaching a virtual class that allows the personal caregivers of patients to learn all about their role - and make the patient eligible for the wait list.

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Kosmos Innovation Center: A P3 Partnership

Kosmos Innovation Center facilitates the development of entrepreneurs and businesses, with a focus on the agribusiness sector. A partnership between three organizations, it is led by Kosmos Energy, a global energy company; DAI Global, an internationa...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Tulane’s New Race and Inclusion Requirement Debuts This Fall

For the first time in 12 years, Tulane University has added new course requirements for all Newcomb-Tulane College (NTC) undergraduate students, regardless of their major. Beginning this fall, all new full-time, first-year undergraduate students and...

– Tulane University

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Adds 12 to Full-Time Faculty

The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School has added 12 full-time faculty members for the start of the 2018-19 academic year, bringing the school’s total number of full-time professors and lecturers to 103.

– Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

Evelyn Nazario Appointed CSU Vice Chancellor for Human Resources

California State University (CSU) Chancellor Timothy P. White has appointed Evelyn Nazario to serve as the university's vice chancellor for human resources. Nazario will assume the role as the university's chief human resources officer with the depar...

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

UNH to Study Impact of Intimate Partner Violence on Sexual Minority College Students

Researchers at the University of New Hampshire will undertake the largest study ever conducted on intimate partner violence among lesbian, gay, bisexual and other sexual minority college students thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation...

– University of New Hampshire

National Science Foundation

How Is That Dental School Coming Along?

By 2021, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso expects to open its fourth school, the Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine. Once approved, the WLHSDM will make history as West Texas’ first-ever dental school. To learn what this me...

– Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

UIC Lauded with National Award for Diversity, Inclusion

Oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education recognizes UIC.

– University of Illinois at Chicago

Viral international education campaign #YouAreWelcomeHere expands 2019 national scholarship program

Temple University collaborates with 56 other colleges and universities to offer scholarships

– Temple University

Babson To Honor Sundial Brands Founder, CEO And Executive Chairman Richelieu Dennis ’91 With Alumni Entrepreneur Award

Babson College will honor Sundial Brands Founder, CEO and Executive Chairman Richelieu Dennis, Babson Class of 1991, with the Babson College Alumni Entrepreneur Award. Dennis also is Founder and Chairman – Essence Ventures. Babson will honor ...

– Babson College

Iowa State Panel Will Center on Recent Supreme Court Rulings, Kavanaugh Nomination

Iowa State University and Drake University Law School faculty are coming together to discuss recent issues surrounding the U.S. Supreme Court.

– Iowa State University

Leaders in visual, augmented reality to meet in Omaha Sept. 25, 26 for national modeling, simulation gathering

UNMC is hosting the National Modeling & Simulation Coalition 2018 National Meeting, which will be held Sept. 25- 26 in Omaha. The meeting is being co-hosted by the Interprofessional Experiential Center for Enduring Learning (iEXCELSM ) and the Nation...

– University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)

NYU’s Asian/Pacific/American Institute Announces Thanushka Yakupitiyage/Ushka as Artist-in-Residence, 2018-19

NYU’s Asian/Pacific/American Institute has named DJ and activist Thanushka Yakupitiyage, who performs under the name Ushka, as its Artist-in-Residence for the 2018-19 academic year—a role that will include a panel discussion (Sept. 25) featuring ...

– New York University





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