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Early education intervention has long-lasting, positive effects on social behavior, scientists say

Adults who received early life, intensive childhood educational intervention display high levels of fairness in social interactions more than 40 years later, even if being fair comes at a high personal cost, according to Virginia Tech Carilion Resear...

– Virginia Tech

Nature Communications, Nov 20, 2018

Embargo expired on 20-Nov-2018 at 11:00 ET

UCI awarded $5.4 million grant to prepare Compton students for college access and success

The University of California, Irvine has been awarded a $5.4 million Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs partnership grant from the U.S. Department of Education to prepare middle school students for college access and suc...

– University of California, Irvine

‘Two Heads Are Better Than One’ — a New Way of Nursing Education — Gets High Marks from Students in Baylor University Study

A new “buddy system” of nursing education — in which two students work together as one nurse to share ideas, set priorities and make clinical decisions for patient care in the “real world” of nursing — is effective, according to a study b...

– Baylor University

Journal of Nursing Education

Being Fair: The Benefits of Early Child Education

Getting a jump on a low-income child’s education can have a positive effect on social behavior even 40 years later, researchers find.

– Universite de Montreal

Nature Communications, Nov. 22, 2018

Embargo expired on 20-Nov-2018 at 11:00 ET

UVA Darden’s New Venture Lab Supports MBA Entrepreneurs

Student founders at the UVA Darden School of Business have a new avenue of support. Darden Venture Lab, launched in September by Darden’s Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, offers students dedicated workspace, group meetings, men...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Professor, students have the chance to rewrite history

Wichita State professor Donald Blakeslee knew something was different about this place. What he didn’t expect, however, was the immediate response he would receive from around the world.

– Wichita State University

Trends in International Education: American University’s International Student Body Up 39 Percent; 61 Percent of AU Students Study Abroad

American University’s international student population increased by 39 percent over last year, adding 903 new students, according to a new report on the impact of international education on the U.S. higher education sector.

– American University

UGA professor and comic strip artist produce award-winning short film series for kids

A partnership between a UGA professor and the creator of the “Sherman’s Lagoon” comic strip has resulted in a new short film series, “The Adventures of Zack and Molly,” which highlights the Gulf of Mexico and the importance of healthy ocean...

– University of Georgia

Cornell signs study agreement with Verto Education

High school graduates looking for an academic adventure prior to enrolling full-time at Cornell College now have the opportunity to earn general education and elective credits abroad before coming to the Cornell College community.

– Cornell College

Firearm Deaths, Injuries Among Children: New Website to Accelerate Knowledge, Prevention

The site,, aims to share what’s known—and what experts still need to find out—about guns and people under age 19. The site offers free access to a trove of data on the issue, as well as training for health care provid...

– University of Michigan


Partnership with Education at Work leads to Microsoft hiring two business students in competitive program

Two students from the David Eccles School of Business who have worked on behalf of Microsoft through Education at Work have been hired by Microsoft for the company’s highly sought-after and competitive MACH program.

– University of Utah

Columbus State University to Provide New Affordable Online RN to BSN

Columbus State University (CSU) has partnered with University System of Georgia eCampus to provide an expanded, and more affordable, online program for students with an RN degree who want to earn a bachelor's degree in nursing. As part of the new arr...

– Columbus State University

UVA Darden, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies Launch New Dual-Degree Program

The UVA Darden School of Business and Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) have announced a new dual-degree program that will allow students to earn the Darden MBA and Johns Hopkins SAIS Master of Arts in three years, instead...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

CUR Math/CS Division Selects 2018 Faculty Mentor Awardees

The Mathematics and Computer Sciences Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research has selected recipients of its 2018 Faculty Mentor Award: Liz Bouzarth (Furman University), Gabriela Marcu (University of Michigan), and Karl Schmitt (Valparaiso...

– Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

UVA Darden Ranked No. 1 MBA for Best Professors and Consulting

The Princeton Review named the UVA Darden School of Business among the top MBA programs in a number of key categories, including the No. 1 ranking for best professors and the best MBA for consulting.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

NUS graduates are among the world’s top 10 most employable

Graduates from the National University of Singapore (NUS) are enjoying better career prospects and continue to be among the world’s most employable, a global survey of recruiters published today has confirmed. NUS has jumped six spots to be placed ...

– National University of Singapore

Humboldt State University Set to Receive 884-acre Forest

Humboldt State University is on the verge of receiving an 884-acre forest near campus, which will be used for research and field experiences.

– Humboldt State University

Geochemist E. Bruce Watson Recognized for Eminence in Mineralogical Research

The Mineralogical Society of America (MSA) has recognized E. Bruce Watson, a geochemist and Institute Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, with its highest honor, the Roebling Medal, bestowed for scientific eminence in the broad field of mi...

– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) Receives Three .orgCommunity 2018 Solutions Day Awards

The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) announced today that it was presented with three 2018 Solutions Day Awards from .orgCommunity. On Thursday, FAER received the Innovation Award for its “Swimming with Sharks” program and ...

– American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

UW-Milwaukee welcomes new Letters & Science dean

University selects Scott Gronert to lead its largest school or college

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

The Council on Undergraduate Research Honors Campuses with Characteristics of Excellence in Undergraduate Research

The Council on Undergraduate Research will present its 2018 Campus-Wide Award for Undergraduate Research Accomplishments to Union College and University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. This annual award recognizes institutions with exemplary programs that ...

– Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Annual Meeting Association of American Colleges & Universities, January 25, 2019

Two Electives Offered by UAH's College of Nursing – Global Health and Medical Missions – Emphasize Importance of Cultural Competence

UAH’s College of Nursing offers two electives designed to help students cultivate their cultural competence: the Global Health Program and the Medical Missions Program.

– University of Alabama Huntsville

Ethics Bowl Debate team goes national

UAB students advance to next level of debates after four-round winning streak at the Southeast Regionals in Jacksonville, Florida.

– University of Alabama at Birmingham

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Unveils New Master’s Degree in Biomedical Data Science

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is pleased to announce a new Master of Biomedical Data Science (MSBDS) degree. Applications are open now through June 2019 for enrollment in the fall of 2019. ...

– Mount Sinai Health System

Mount Sinai

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing expert can comment on gun violence and the role of health professionals

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing





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