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Newswise Education Wire 20-Mar-2019
 

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



Student steps in to help Airbus with last-minute project need

Having direct access to students’ talent and skills is a huge part of why Airbus Americas moved to the Wichita State University campus two years ago. One of those opportunities for collaboration played out perfectly this winter when Airbus official...

– Wichita State University


Q&A: How UVA Darden Alumnus Roger Werner Helped Put the ‘Madness’ in March

In the early 1980s, ESPN was looking for some leverage over big networks and college basketball caught its corporate eye. CBS owned the rights to the Final Four but Roger Werner (MBA ’77), an alumnus of Darden and his fellow ESPN executives realize...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business


UVA Darden, Curry Partnership Finds Successful Formula Turning Around Underperforming Schools

Despite mountains of resources poured into the issue, a sustained solution for improving struggling schools remains elusive. One bright spot amid the efforts is the Partnership for Leaders in Education (PLE), the program jointly led by UVA’s Curry ...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business


Teamwork: UVA Basketball Coach Tony Bennett's 5 Pillars of Success

On Selection Sunday, UVA men’s basketball received a No. 1 seed in the 2019 NCAA Tournament, the fourth time in the past six years the team has been awarded a top seed. With a 29-3 record for the season, the program serves as a consummate example o...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business


UTEP President's Tenure Fashioned through Hundreds of Graphic Tees

“My Tenure in T-shirts” is an exhibition that represents more than 30 years of UTEP affinity and community. Each T-shirt tells a particular story about the University’s rich history through language, design, color and pop culture.

– University of Texas at El Paso


Simple Directions From Parents Can Guide Children’s Discovery

Whether it’s probing a child’s understanding of a topic through questions or engaging in hands-on activities alongside them, parents can guide their children to learn in new ways through simple directions, according to a study by psychology resea...

– University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

Child Development


College drinking intervention strategies need a refresh

Peer approval is the best indicator of the tendency for new college students to drink or smoke, according to new research from Michigan State University. This new finding is key to help universities address the problems of underage or binge drinking....

– Michigan State University

Health Education and Behavior


“Broken Windows,” Lower Grades

While criminologists continue to debate the impact of the practice, new research from two sociologists demonstrates that this sort of aggressive policing has a negative impact on the scholastic performance of African-American young teenagers in the a...

– American Sociological Association (ASA)

American Sociological Review


Announcements


Randall ’20 honored as Newman Civic Fellow

Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced the 262 students who will make up the organization’s 2019–20 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows, including Cornell Colleg...

– Cornell College


University of North Florida Nursing Director Named 'Advocate of the Year'

Dr. Lillia Loriz, director of the School of Nursing Flagship Program at the University of North Florida, was selected as “Advocate of the Year” by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing for her advocacy efforts and advancing academic nur...

– University of North Florida


California State University Campuses Rank Among Nation’s Best for Awarding Physics Degrees to Diverse Students

Several CSU campuses are recognized as being among the nation’s highest awarders of physics degrees by the American Physical Society(APS), especially to women and underrepresented minorities.

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office


Virtual Reality Studio opens at UAB to expand education, research into a 3D environment

Enhanced technologies at UAB’s Lister Hill Library allow education and research to be conducted in a virtual space by students, faculty and staff.

– University of Alabama at Birmingham


Expert Pitch


NYC schools ‘Meatless Mondays’ good for dietary variety

– Cornell University

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