The Newswise Education News Wire includes a round-up of recent research, experts, and feature stories from the Education News Source
Recent evidence of above-average levels of education among genocide perpetrators and terrorists, such as those who carried out the 9/11 attacks, has challenged the consensus among scholars that education has a generally pacifying effect. Is it true t...
– American Educational Research Association (AERA)
Review of Educational Research
As parents of any 8-year-old will tell you, fairness matters to kids. However, new research from investigators at Saint Joseph’s University, shows that perceived fairness is impacted by gender norms. The results were published online in Social Deve...
– Saint Joseph's University
Researchers at ASU tracked how student relationships with parents and friends affected the transition to college. A goal of the study is to prevent students from experiencing depression or anxiety during the transition to college.
– Arizona State University (ASU)
As recent news headlines have shown, bystanders can play a pivotal role when it comes to sexual assault and relationship violence. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire found that video games show promise as a tool to share information and i...
– University of New Hampshire
Games for Health, September 5, 2018
Two young women of color who dare to be different are in the spotlight on the next “MTSU On the Record” radio program.
– Middle Tennessee State University
With its struggle over the last 12 months, General Electric ousted CEO John Flannery after only a year on the job. In his place, the company looked to Lawrence Culp, who as Danaher CEO from 2001 to 2014 quintupled the company’s revenues and deliver...
– University of Virginia Darden School of Business
West Virginia University has joined forces with two other notable universities to open the door to new resources in international business education and research.
– West Virginia University
200 years of living between them, two Purple Hearts, two-sport athletes at Western, both attended school at WIU in the late 1930s ... but had never met until Oct. 10. Retired Illinois State Police Master Sgt. Mike Smith coordinated a meeting between ...
– Western Illinois University
The Saint Louis University School of Medicine no longer is on probation after successfully addressing all concerns raised by the Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME), the accrediting body for North American medical schools.
– Saint Louis University Medical Center
Faculty and students of the California State University are building, repairing and reinventing California’s streets and highways.
– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office
Students and faculty from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) were recently awarded an Editor’s Choice Blue Ribbon at the New York Maker Faire. Their research exhibit, a collaborative project between the university’s schools of Engineering and...
– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Embargo expired on 12-Oct-2018 at 12:00 ET
It is with heartfelt sorrow that Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy announces the death of its founder, Dr. Leon Lederman, on Wednesday, October 3 at the age of 96. As a physicist, researcher, university professor, national laboratory director,...
– Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA)
Sandia National Laboratories has named Mercedes Taylor and Chen Wang its first Jill Hruby Fellows. The honorees have each been awarded a three-year postdoctoral fellowship in technical leadership, comprising national security-relevant research with a...
– Sandia National Laboratories
This $526,892 NSF grant will support retention and graduation rates of students pursuing bachelor's degrees in STEM fields.
– Dominican University
A new podcast at Clarkson University intends to connect individuals across Clarkson’s diverse community and provide listeners with interesting and unique content.
– Clarkson University
Marshall Loeb, an editor, columnist and TV commentator who built a lasting legacy at Time, Fortune and Money magazines and was widely seen as the founder of modern business journalism, was well known for his innovative editorial leadership during a c...
– Stony Brook University
The Executive MBA program at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah is once again ranked as one of the best in the world, according to this year’s rankings by the Financial Times.
– University of Utah
Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have received an award of nearly $385,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for their project to develop new and improved simulation tools for modeling physical problems relating to the interac...
– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Embargo expired on 16-Oct-2018 at 11:30 ET
The University of Illinois at Chicago department of history will be part of two American Historical Association-led initiatives funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. One initiative will focus on redesigning introductory-level courses and the oth...
– University of Illinois at Chicago
St. Mary’s College of Maryland is ranked no. 4 among the Best Colleges and Universities in Maryland for 2018 in College Consensus.
– St. Mary's College of Maryland
Registered dietitian nutritionist Judith A. Gilbride, a professor in the department of nutrition and food studies at New York University, has been named the 2018 recipient of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ highest honor, the Marjorie Hulsi...
– Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center is now part of the prestigious CityDoctors Scholarship program that assists students who want to become medical doctors and work in hospitals that serve urban populations. The scholars...
– Hackensack Meridian Health
The Health Cyberinfrastructure (CI) Division of the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California San Diego has partnered with the University of Rhode Island (URI) to provide an environment to protect a variety of data for res...
– University of California San Diego
– Texas A&M University