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Newswise Education Wire 30-Jan-2019

Giving High School Students the Tools to Question Classic Literature

Generations of students have read Shakespeare and Hemingway for high school literature class. Assigning these texts without questioning issues of race or gender may exclude students and make them feel their voices are not valued, says an Iowa State r...

– Iowa State University

Harvard Educational Review

Young Children Benefit From Explicit Teaching About Bullying

Young children are confused about bullying, but a new approach to bullying prevention trialled in four junior primary schools in South Australia improved their understanding, shows study.

– University of South Australia

Technical Report

Michigan Schools Face Nation's Worst Decline in State Education Funding

Funding for Michigan's public schools has fallen more sharply than any other state over the past quarter century, a new report from Michigan State University finds. Educators have been forced to meet rising academic standards with inadequate finances...

– Michigan State University

Female Graduates Who Wear 'Sexy Clothes' Seen as Less Capable Than Counterparts

Females who dress 'sexily' at their graduation are perceived as being less competent and are believed to have performed worse in their degree than their peers who dress more professionally, new research from the University of Surrey reports.

– University of Surrey

Frontiers in Psychology

Study reveals alarming numbers of violent injuries among schoolchildren

Nearly 1 in 5 fifth-graders has received violent injuries, the majority delivered by guns or knives, according to recently published research by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

– University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Journal of Adolescent Health; CCU409679, CCU609653, CCU915773, U48DP000046, U48DP000057, U48DP000056, U19DP002663, U19DP002664, and U19DP002665.

White Math Teachers Treat Students Differently in Predominantly Black Schools – Highlighting the Need for More Black Teachers

Rutgers study finds disparities in the ways teachers respond to students’ behavioral or academic issues

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Harvard Educational Review

Loyola Medical School Triplets Following the Family Tradition

Following the family tradition, triplets Emily, Kevin and Martin Walsh are all studying to become physicians at Loyola's medical school. Both parents earned their undergrad and medical degrees from Loyola. The triplets were born at Loyola and receive...

– Loyola University Health System

Equipping the next generation for a technological revolution

How do we prepare the next generation of scientists and engineers for future success when the problems they will solve have yet to be defined? Meridith Bruozas, the Education Programs and Outreach Division Director at the Department of Energy’s (DO...

– Argonne National Laboratory

Zimmerli Marks Tiananmen Square 30th Anniversary with Photo Exhibit

Three decades ago, an exchange student from the U.S. brought his camera to a pro-democracy demonstration in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square – and found himself documenting one of the most infamous events of the late 20th century. Now, marking the 30th...

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Beauty Startup Co-founders Turned UVA Darden Students Show B-School and Venture Growth Make Beautiful Match

Kelly Bonilla and Jade Palomino didn’t waste any time when they arrived at Darden. The two First Year students are hard at work establishing a business that takes aim at one of the few services that have so far remained immune to the wave of disrup...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

AACN Applauds Bipartisan Commitment to Support Investments in Nursing Education and Practice

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) applauds the introduction of the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019 by House Nursing Caucus Co-Chairs, Representatives David Joyce (R-OH) and Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI); House Nur...

– American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Appoints Inaugural Position to Bolster Faculty Development

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing has appointed Mona Shattell, PhD, RN, FAAN, to serve as inaugural Associate Dean for Faculty Development. She will support and promote faculty development, advancement, and retention, and further an environment of ...

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Tulane’s Homeland Security online master’s program receives high marks

Tulane University’s Homeland Security online master’s program recently received high marks from, including the third-best online master’s program and the top program for intelligence officers for 2019.

– Tulane University

Vanderbilt School of Nursing celebrates grand opening of revolutionary building expansion

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing opened a new $23.6 million building expansion containing a state-of-the-art simulation lab and technologically advanced classrooms with a grand opening and ribbon cutting event on Jan. 22. The building was desi...

– Vanderbilt University

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UVA Darden Tops Financial Times Global MBA Ranking for Management and Corporate Social Responsibility

In its Global MBA Ranking 2019, Financial Times named the University of Virginia Darden School of Business the No. 1 MBA program in the world for General Management and Corporate Social Responsibility.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

New master’s degree in anatomy offered, and classes begin in June

The University of Alabama at Birmingham will launch a new master’s degree in anatomical science this summer to help meet the growing need for anatomists in health care programs and courses.

– University of Alabama at Birmingham

Gift to TMW Center for Early Learning + Public Health Will Boost Efforts to Improve Outcomes in Children

Ballmer Group, the philanthropic organization founded by Connie and Steve Ballmer, is giving $4.2 million to University of Chicago’s TMW Center for Early Learning + Public Health to fund its work that develops a model for a community-wide approach ...

– University of Chicago Medical Center

Merage School Climbs to No. 8 among US Public MBA Programs in 2019 Financial Times Ranking

The UCI Paul Merage School of Business continues its upward trajectory, rising in the Financial Times’ 2019 rankings of top MBA programs to No. 8 among public universities in the United States.

– University of California, Irvine, Paul Merage School of Business

Brennan School of Business Presents Flying Concessions CEO Zeke Flores

​Dominican University's Brennan School of Business presents Ezequiel "Zeke" Flores, founder and CEO of Flying Concessions, as part of its C-Suite Speaker Series on Thursday, February 7 at 6:30 p.m. Flores' talk will be held in the Martin Recital Ha...

– Dominican University

EMS Launches Telemedicine Simulation Platform for Virtual, Online, Live, and Mobile Medical Training

Telemedicine mitigates clinical staff shortfalls, particularly in remote areas. SIMULATIONiQ is a web based LMS supporting the entire scope of virtual, live, and didactic education. Train as you practice, host, practice and share live telemedicine pa...

– Education Management Solutions (EMS)

Embargo expired on 27-Jan-2019 at 08:05 ET

New Control360™ app enables secure AV live capture, streaming and playback for Video Based Learning and Medical Simulation

HIPAA ready and cyber secure, Control360 removes the headaches and constraints of fixed AV simulation control systems. Enjoy the flexibility to easily record video based medical simulation events from multiple rooms on-the-fly. Live stream and share...

– Education Management Solutions (EMS)

Embargo expired on 29-Jan-2019 at 09:05 ET

Education Management Solutions (EMS) Takes Learning Out of the Classroom with Innovative Video Management Platform

MEDIASHAREiQ drives learner engagement with easy to manage immersive content. Organize and edit media content with robust search, tag, and comment capabilities plus in-video quizzing, scoring, and polling. Featuring turnkey integration with Blackboar...

– Education Management Solutions (EMS)

Embargo expired on 28-Jan-2019 at 09:05 ET

Children starting school? Don't stop the bedtime story.

– University of South Australia





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