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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

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Newswise Education Wire 28-Nov-2018

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

Sketchnoting pushes students to learn, retain information differently – particularly in STEM

Over the last three years, sketchnoting has been introduced to about 1,000 students, faculty and staff across a wide range of disciplines at Iowa State University. This fall, an interdisciplinary research team is studying how this alternative to trad...

– Iowa State University

UCI to Lead National Study on Value of Liberal Arts Education

The University of California, Irvine has been named by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation as the national pilot site for an interdisciplinary team of researchers led by the School of Education to study approaches that will increase our understanding of ...

– University of California, Irvine

U.S. Senator Booker, Rep. Norcross discuss issues with Rowan student military personnel

United States Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Rep. Donald Norcross (D-N.J., 1st District), discussed a range of issues with Rowan student veterans and active military personnel Tuesday during a meeting in the Marketplace dining hall.

– Rowan University

FAU and Max Planck Florida Institute Partner to Launch the Only Program of Its Kind in the World for High School Students

The Florida Atlantic University Max Planck Academy will serve as a pioneer model in STEM education and will be organized as a standalone extension of FAU High School – a nationally recognized, public “Blue Ribbon School.”

– Florida Atlantic University

Professors investigate potential cultural barriers to Indigenous peoples’ success in STEM fields

Jani Ingram and Angelina Castagno of Northern Arizona University received an NSF grant to study the ethical issues Indigenous students and professionals experience in STEM fields and the extent to which spiritual beliefs and taboos create barriers to...

– Northern Arizona University

California State University to Extend Fall 2019 Application Period to December 15

With many prospective students, their families and communities facing hardship due to wildfires affecting the entire state, the California State University (CSU) is extending the priority application deadline for fall 2019 admission to December 15.

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

FAER/ABA Announce New Co-Sponsored Research in Education Grant

The American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) and the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) are co-sponsoring a FAER/ABA Research in Education Grant to advance the careers and knowledge of anesthesiologists interested in the key elemen...

– American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Uniformed Services University Receives Top NATO Award for Medical Support

The highest honor given by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) for medical support was bestowed upon the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, part of the U.S. Department of Defense, Nov. 21 at NATO headquarters in Brussels,...

– Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

Ahna Skop chosen as first recipient of society's Prize for Excellence in Inclusivity

Ahna R. Skop, professor of Genetics at the University of Wisconsin, Madison (UW-Madison), has been chosen as the inaugural recipient of the ASCB Prize for Excellence in Inclusivity. Skop will receive a cash award of $5,000 that she can use to advance...

– American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)


Cornell begins partnership with university in China

A partnership with a university in China is allowing Cornell College to make connections across the globe and take bigger steps into the international education scene.

– Cornell College





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