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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

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Newswise Education Wire 24-Oct-2018

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

Student Success at the California State University Reaches All-time Highs

University-wide efforts to support students through the Graduation Initiative 2025 lead to record levels of student achievement

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Kids Health Outcomes Have More to do With Parents Level of Education Than Income

A recent Rutgers study finds that parents educated beyond high school have healthier families, as they invest more in family health care which reduces the likelihood of adverse medical conditions.

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Southern Economic Journal, August 9, 2018

New Nurses with Bachelor’s Degrees Feel Increasingly Better Prepared Than Nurses with Associate Degrees

Nurses with bachelor’s degrees report being very prepared in more quality and safety measures than do their peers with associate degrees, finds a new study by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing.

– New York University

Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety,

In Era of ‘Radical Transparency,’ Leaders Must Act, Communicate With Authenticity: UVA Darden Leadership Communication Council

The most effective antidote to challenges in leadership communication driven by rapid transformation and disruption is to lean on organizational values, a deep sense of purpose and authenticity, according to members of the Darden School of Business L...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Novel Space-Detecting Algorithm May Prove to Be a Panacea for Parking Problems

Sai Nikhil Reddy Mettupally, a computer science master’s student at UAH, is developing a novel space-detecting algorithm that relies on Big Data analytics and deep-learning techniques to lead drivers directly to an empty parking spot.

– University of Alabama Huntsville

Darden Professor Doesn’t See Bright Future for MoviePass

After several changes to its business model related to its service and fees (some more transparent than others), and a recent decision to automatically restore the subscriptions of customers who had previously opted out of the service, MoviePass has ...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

How to Teach Student Entrepreneurs to Start a Business

For 26 students at the University of Georgia, entrepreneurship is a way of life—it’s their friends, their home and their classwork. Part of the Launchpad, a new living, learning community, the students live together and take a seminar where they ...

– University of Georgia

Wertheim Family Foundation Pledges $25 Million Lead Gift to UC San Diego’s Public Health Initiative

Dr. Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Family Foundation has pledged $25 million to the University of California San Diego as a lead gift to usher in a new era of public health research, education and advances that will promote healthier populations on a lo...

– University of California San Diego

Angus Murray Joins Saint Joseph’s University as Executive Director of Nationally Recognized Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support

Saint Joseph’s University announced the appointment of Angus Murray, a seasoned nonprofit leader with deep experience in supporting children and young adults with autism and disabilities, as executive director of the Kinney Center for Autism Educat...

– Saint Joseph's University

UVA Darden Launches Continuous Development and DevOps Online Course

Launching 15 October, “Continuous Learning and DevOps” will provide learners with the interdisciplinary tools they need to cultivate a continuous deployment capability in their organization, a skill relevant to software development and a variety ...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Building an Educational Bridge Between the Pacific Islander Community and the U

Strong community, resilient history and vibrant traditions are key elements of the Pacific Islands culture. These same elements are the foundation of a Pacific Islands Studies initiative at the University of Utah—and a new $600,000 grant from the A...

– University of Utah

UCI receives $14.7 million grant to expand its successful literacy outreach project

The University of California, Irvine has received a five-year, $14.7 million Education Innovation & Research expansion grant from the U.S. Department of Education to expand its Pathway to Academic Success Project, which helps close reading and writin...

– University of California, Irvine

Renowned macroeconomist Andrew K Rose to lead NUS Business School

The National University of Singapore (NUS) today announced the appointment of Professor Andrew K Rose as the new Dean of the NUS Business School. Prof Rose is the Bernard T Rocca Jr Chair of International Business & Trade in the Economic Analysis and...

– National University of Singapore

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee receives 2 highly competitive federal grants in international education

Two centers at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee have received a combined $2.4 million from the U.S. Department of Education to support teaching and student scholarships in international and area studies.

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

CSUCI receives $1.2 million grant to continue building STEM pathways to college

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) $1,204,632 million in continued support of Project PROMESAS (Pathways with Regional Outreach and Mathematics Excellence for Student Achievement in STEM).

– California State University, Channel Islands

Council on Undergraduate Research Announces 2018 Geosciences Mentor Awardee

Colin Laroque, professor in the Department of Soil Science at the University of Saskatchewan, has been selected as the 2018 CUR Geosciences Undergraduate Research Mentor Awardee. Each year, the award recognizes an individual who serves as a role mode...

– Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Saint Regis Mohalk Tribe Executive Director, Tsiorasa Barreiro, recognized as community leader

Akwesasne native Tsiorasa Barreiro, Executive Director of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe has been named a recipient of the Cornell New York State Hometown Alumni Award.

– Cornell University

National Science Foundation Invests $1 Million To Improve Arctic Emergency Response

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded over $1 million to support research led by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute that will create models to improve emergency response capabilities in the Arctic.

– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

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Temple University Earns New Guinness World Records Title

As part of its Homecoming tradition, Temple attempts to earn Guinness World Records titles while simultaneously serving the community. This year, Temple snagged the title for most backpacks stuffed with school supplies in one hour.

– Temple University

FSU professor available to discuss bullying prevention for National Bullying Prevention Month

– Florida State University





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