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Newswise Education Wire 26-Sep-2018

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

Misuse of Stimulants Remains a Top Concern on College Campuses, Survey Finds

Almost 16 percent of college students say they misuse prescription stimulants, often in the quest for better grades, a new survey of U.S. undergraduate, graduate and professional students has found.

– Ohio State University

Most Preschool Math, Literacy Apps Not Designed to Help Children Learn, UCI Study Finds

Most literacy and math educational apps for preschoolers are not designed to help youngsters actually learn, according to a new study from the University of California, Irvine. Few incorporate features informed by evidence-based best teaching practic...

– University of California, Irvine

Learning, Media and Technology, Aug. 2018

Boosting Emotional Intelligence In Physicians Can Protect Against Burnout

A Loyola Medicine study demonstrates that an educational curriculum for resident physicians improves their emotional intelligence, which may help protect against burnout. Physician burnout has reached alarming levels, with one study finding it affect...

– Loyola University Health System

Advances in Medical Education and Practice

Physical Education: How and Why We Play Games

Modifying games, including all students and ensuring safety should be the focus for physical educators as they teach kids key motor, fitness and social development skills.

– University of Alabama at Birmingham

'Hollywood Reporter' Names UW-Milwaukee Film Program One of America's Best

New BFA in animation and new satellite location round out exciting semester for Peck School of the Arts at UW-Milwaukee

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

An Expensive Lesson in Economics: Trump and the WTO

Donald Trump has taken the U.S. out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, imposed tariffs on European, Canadian and Mexican steel and aluminum, and levied a first batch of tariffs on Chinese imports — announcing this week the plan to tariff an addition...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

For ‘Meet the Press’ Producer, Darden Executive MBA in DC Area Was a No-Brainer

Natalie Cucchiara (Class of 2020) is a senior coordinating producer on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” When Darden opened its new facilities in Rosslyn, Virginia — across the Potomac River from D.C.— it opened a whole slate of new possibilities for...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Iowa State student finds purpose in giving back to Latinx community

Vanessa Espinoza, a graduate student in Iowa State University’s School of Education, has dedicated her life to giving back to the Latinx community – from launching a literacy project as a high school student, to elevating the voices of underserve...

– Iowa State University

Tamara Strives to Be Miss America

Meet Tamara Milford, a thriving student in her senior year at Middle Tennessee State University majoring in pre-law. Tamara is on the Mock Trial team, in Lambda Sigma National Honor Society, participates in YVLifeSet, is a YVScholar and is competing ...

– Youth Villages

Rutgers Teaches Caregivers to Focus on Themselves

A new program at Rutgers teaches caregivers of people with disabilities how to avoid “compassion fatigue”

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Temple University closes another record-breaking year of fundraising

Gifts made to Temple University in the fiscal year that ended June 30 totaled nearly $98 million, surpassing the previous year’s record by more than $7 million.

– Temple University

Elaine Massacre victim to posthumously receive medals for service in World War I

A black World War I veteran and victim of the 1919 Elaine Massacre will posthumously be honored with the Purple Heart and other World War I honors that he was denied a century ago. For Dr. Brian Mitchell, a professor of history at the University of ...

– University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Center for 21st Century Studies Names Six Humanities Fellows for 2018-19

UW-Milwaukee-based fellows cover a wide range of arts, history and contemporary society: Soap opera history to Yiddish drama; scientific theory to themes of occupancy; (video) gaming in American society to revolution and translation in Japan

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

CSUMB and Regional Community Colleges form Pathways Partnership to Improve Student Outcomes

California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB), Cabrillo College, Hartnell College and Monterey Peninsula College have formed the Monterey Bay College Pathways Partnership (MBCPP), a partnership aimed at improving time to degree and degree complet...

– California State University, Monterey Bay

UIC earns national recognition for sustainability efforts

UIC has been recognized for its sustainability efforts with several recent acknowledgements

– University of Illinois at Chicago

Festival partnership benefits creative arts students

The University of Adelaide has signed a major sponsorship agreement with Adelaide Festival that will connect creative arts students with some of the world’s most renowned performances.

– University of Adelaide

Babson College Names Agnieszka Kuzniarski Managing Director Of Babson Dubai

Babson College, the recognized world leader in entrepreneurship education, has appointed Agnieszka Kuzniarski to the position of managing director of Babson Dubai—the College’s newest global location.

– Babson College

GW Launches Program to Address Regional Health Care Workforce Needs

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciencse received a grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to develop an educational pipeline program and address regional health care workforce needs.

– George Washington University

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Elizabeth Smart speaking at Iowa State on Oct. 5

In 2002, 14-year-old Elizabeth Smart was abducted from her home and spent nine months in captivity. Her kidnapping became one of the most-followed child abduction cases in history. On Oct. 5, Smart is bringing her message of empowerment to Iowa State...

– Iowa State University





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