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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

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Newswise Education Wire 16-Jan-2019

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

Chance of Depression in New Doctors Depends on Where They Train

Nearly 20,000 future doctors will graduate from U.S. medical school this spring, and embark on the residency training. But a new study suggests that their mental health in the crucial first year of training – called internship – may depend a lot ...

– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Academic Medicine,

Difficulties with audiovisual processing contributes to dyslexia in children

A University at Buffalo psychologist has published a neuroimaging study that could help develop tests for early identification of dyslexia.

– University at Buffalo


Millennials' Social Media Activity May Increase Risk of Depression

In the study of 504 Millennials who actively use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and/or Snapchat, individuals who met the criteria for MDD scored higher on the Social Media Addiction scale, were more likely to compare themselves to others better off tha...

– Texas State University

Journal of Applied Biobehavioral Research

NSF CAREER Award to shed light on graduate student experiences

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– Penn State College of Engineering

Student Turns Microorganisms Into Art, Becomes Vital Part of Genome Research

Julia Van Etten’s Couch Microscopy Instagram page has attracted 17,700 followers in a year and a half, thanks to her breathtakingly detailed videos and photos of diatoms, algae, plankton, insect larvae and other microorganisms collected from New J...

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Olin College Student Team Finalists in Disney Imagineering Contest

Olin students Eric Miller, Miranda McMillen and Benjamin Ziemann have been named finalists in the 28th Walt Disney Imagineering Imaginations Design Competition.

– Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

Sustainability: More Than a Buzzword at RU’s New Sustainable Facilities Center

Rowan University researchers are interested in keeping things green and cost-effective – not only on campus, but also in readiness centers (formerly known as armories) and other sites across New Jersey.

– Rowan University

Fellowship Program at Rutgers Aims to Improve Access to Surgical Care in Colombia—and Closer to Home

Global surgery is often referred to as the neglected stepchild of global health, but Gregory Peck, DO, assistant professor of surgery at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, is trying to change that through a global surgery fellowship program ...

– Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Forging a Career in Neuroscience – Female Leaders Share Advice for Future Scientists

Penn experts share their recommendations and advice for future female neuroscientists.

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

CSU Online Programs Wired for Success

Online programs at California State University campuses are among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2019 Best Online Programs rankings released January 15.

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Texas School District Risks Children’s Lives by Using Benadryl Instead of Stock Epinephrine

The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology strongly urges the Weatherford Independent School District to reconsider their decision to use Benadryl in place of epinephrine for allergic reactions.

– American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Siddhartan Govindasamy Leading Innovative Workshop at JK Lakshmipat University

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Siddhartan Govindasamy, together with colleagues from JK Lakshmipat University (JKLU) in Jaipur, India, is running an innovative workshop focused on experiential and project-based learning. ...

– Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

Gonzaga University Names Deena J. González, Ph.D., Provost & Senior Vice President

SPOKANE, Wash. — Deena J. González, Ph.D., former associate provost for faculty affairs and professor in the department of Chicana/o, Latina/o studies at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, has been named provost and senior vice president ...

– Gonzaga University

Five UAH programs ranked among the nation’s top 25 by NSF

The National Science Foundation released their latest survey of federally financed research expenditures, and five UAH programs continue to be ranked among the top 25 in the nation.

– University of Alabama Huntsville

Higher Education Research and Development: Fiscal Year 2017 Data Tables, Nov. 2018

Stanford professor Marcus Cole appointed dean of Notre Dame Law School

Cole is a leading scholar of the empirical law and economics of commerce and finance.

– University of Notre Dame

CSU Funding Priorities Supported in Governor’s 2019-20 Budget Proposal

In his January 2019-20 budget proposal, Governor Newsom proposed an ongoing increase of $300 million for the CSU to fund Graduation Initiative 2025, enrollment growth and employee compensation and mandatory costs. The governor is also proposing on...

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Renowned Energy Scientist Amory Lovins will be Olin College's Commencement Speaker

Amory B. Lovins, co-founder and chief scientist at Rocky Mountain Institute and a world-renowned energy innovator and consultant, will be the featured speaker at Olin College’s fourteenth Commencement exercises on May 19.

– Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

Concept for Converting Radio Waves to Energy Nets Top Prize in Media Innovation Hackathon

UNLV and Beasley Media Group announced the winners of their inaugural Media Innovation Hackathon Jan. 10 at CES 2019. The Radio Heads, an all-freshman student team from UNLV, took top honors for a project exploring the conversion of radio waves into ...

– University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Finance Expert Prabhala Joins Faculty of Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

Nagpurnanand Prabhala, an expert in empirical corporate finance and financial intermediation, has joined the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School’s full-time faculty as a professor in the research track.

– Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

ASU engineering ranks in U.S. News’ top 10 best online programs

Innovative technology and award-winning faculty propel Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering to #9 among online graduate engineering programs nationwide

– Arizona State University (ASU)

ASU Online undergraduate degrees ranked No. 2 in the nation by US News & World Report

The online undergraduate program at Arizona State University has been ranked No. 2 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, earning a score of 98 out of 100. Four online master’s degree programs at ASU also were ranked in the top 10 in the countr...

– Arizona State University (ASU)

Hostage Negotiation Competition simulates stress, challenges faced by law enforcement

Approximately 30 teams will participate in 2019, with municipal and state law enforcement units coming in from across the U.S., including representatives from New England, California, Oregon, Oklahoma, Ohio and Florida, said Wayman Mullins, a profess...

– Texas State University

Architectural teams named finalists in design competition for new performing arts center at UIC

Three finalists chosen to compete to design a proposed $94.5M performing arts center at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

– University of Illinois at Chicago

Eccles School MBA Online program ranked No. 17 in the nation

The MBA Online program at the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business has been ranked top 20 in the nation in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Online MBA rankings, landing at No. 17 overall and No. 4 in the West.

– University of Utah

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The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Ranks No.1 for Online Nursing Education by U.S. News & World Report

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) has the No. 1 online nursing program in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report Best Online Program 2019 rankings. The school advanced from its previous No. 5 ranking marking a significant move in ...

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Four Universities, One Day of Service for New Orleans

Students from Dillard University, Loyola University, University of New Orleans (UNO) and Tulane University will participate in the annual day of service to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Monday, January 21 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The students wi...

– Tulane University

Augustana University Law and Sociology Professors, currently traveling with students in London, available to discuss Brexit Vote

– Augustana University, South Dakota

Teachers union strike counters efforts to ‘charterize’ LA schools

– Cornell University





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