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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

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Newswise Education Wire 09-Jan-2019

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

Study Shows U.S. Housing Cycle Nears Peak as Property Appreciation Slows

Housing prices are slightly overheated and residential real estate markets are experiencing minimal downward pressure on the demand for home ownership, a new FAU study says.

– Florida Atlantic University

Where Are We Now with Housing: A Report

Study Finds Link between Voter Preference for Trump and Bullying in Middle Schools

Bullying rates among middle school students in the spring of 2017 were 18 percent higher in localities where voters had favored Donald Trump than in those that had supported Hillary Clinton, according to a study published online today in Educational ...

– American Educational Research Association (AERA)

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Stock options worth more for women, senior managers, study finds

A novel new way of determining the value of employee stock options has yielded some surprising insights: Options granted to woman and senior managers are worth more because they hold them longer. And options that vest annually rather than monthly are...

– University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business

The Journal of Finance, Dec-2018

Dietetics major helps improve college wellness programming

Analysis of students' insight and suggestions regarding how to encourage their peers to develop healthy lifestyle, including stress management, is helping improve college wellness programming.

– South Dakota State University

UIC study details how today’s high school cliques compare to yesterday’s

Changing demographics, cultural influences and the increasing number of college-bound youth have led to the emergence of new peer groups and perceptions among adolescents.

– University of Illinois at Chicago

Journal of Adolescent Research

First Year of UVA Darden Washington DC Area Grounds Brings Top Speakers, Record Enrollment

In March 2018, Darden opened the doors to its new Sands Family Grounds in the Rosslyn district of downtown Arlington, Virginia, amid Washington, D.C.’s powerful mix of government, policy, corporations, commerce and nonprofits.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

New Scholarship Supports American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Mission to Increase Diversity in Health Care

The inaugural National Medical Fellowships Scholarship in Ophthalmology is awarded to Ja’Qulane Scales and Joshua Chazaro, both second-year medical students participating in the Academy’s Minority Ophthalmology Mentoring program.

– American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

Tribology Interns Find a Smooth Path to Research

Argonne scientists and engineers see their work with interns in the tribology group as an investment. Some of the interns will go on to get Ph.D.s, some will return to Argonne for careers — all of them offer fresh perspectives.

– Argonne National Laboratory

Determining How Cells Gain Antibiotic Resistance

Research using small genome bacterial to study how changes in the genome allow persister cells to gain resistance to antibiotics also helped an undergraduate find her career path.

– South Dakota State University

Argonne intern streamlines the beamline

With the help of his advisor, an APS intern worked to develop an automated system at the 1-ID beamline that can collect X-ray data and reduce the need for human intervention.

– Argonne National Laboratory

Sequoyah National Research Center website commemorates American Indians, Alaska Natives in WWI

In commemoration of the centennial of the World War I, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Sequoyah National Research Center has published the website “American Indians in World War I” in partnership with the United States World War I C...

– University of Arkansas at Little Rock

A Place on the Shelf: Teachers Should Choose Diverse Children’s Books

Sophie Ladd, an assistant professor of teaching and learning at UNLV, encourages teachers to bring culturally-diverse children's literature and chapter books into their classrooms in order to promote empathy and conversation around difficult topics. ...

– University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

The Darden Report’s Most Read Stories of 2018

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business is wrapping up an eventful year, which included a record-setting year of giving from the School’s generous alumni and supporters that generated a total philanthropic impact of $65.5 million.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The Council on Undergraduate Research Launches Executive Officer Search

Applications and nominations are invited for the position of executive officer of the nonprofit Council on Undergraduate Research.

– Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

IU alumnus' $2 million gift will help more Kelley School of Business students study abroad

Thanks to a $2 million gift from alumnus Jim Perschbacher, more students in Indiana University's Kelley School of Business will be able to gain broader global experience through studying abroad.

– Indiana University

Fire Station at UC San Diego Approved by San Diego City Council

The University of California San Diego will soon be home to a fire station, after the San Diego City Council approved construction of the much-needed facility during its Jan. 8 meeting. The fire station, a first for the campus, will be built as a par...

– University of California San Diego

Nation’s Top Public Affairs Schools Announce Diversity Alliance

Nation’s Top Public Affairs Schools Announce Diversity Alliance

– American University

2019 AANEM Annual Meeting: Funds Available for Physicians from Economically Developing Countries to Attend

The AANEM Foundation offers International Fellowship Scholarship opportunities for physicians from economically developing countries to attend the 2019 AANEM Annual Meeting to be held October 16-19, 2019, in Austin, Texas. Applications are due March ...

– American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM)

Princeton’s Weber on the Irrationality of Decision Making and What We Can Do About It—Feb. 4 Neuroscience Lecture

Princeton University Professor Elke Weber will deliver “ ‘Risk as Feelings’ and ‘Perception Matters’: Assembling Human Preferences One Psychological Process at a Time,” NYU ISDM’s Annual Dean for Science Lecture in Neuroeconomics, on Mo...

– New York University

2nd Annual Sustainable Hospitality Summit

California State University, Monterey Bay’s (CSUMB) and the Monterey Bay Ecotourism Region (MBETR) initiative are set to host the 2nd Monterey Bay Sustainable Hospitality Summit January 10-11, 2019 at the Portola Hotel and Spa in Monterey.

– California State University, Monterey Bay





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