A new analysis of academic productivity finds researchers' current working environments better predict their future success than the prestige of their doctoral training.
– Santa Fe Institute
PNAS Embargo expired on 29-Apr-2019 at 15:00 ET
Current psychological studies suggest that the personality trait of “grit,” or strength of character, is a better predictor of academic success among college students than more commonly used measures such as a standardized test scores and demogra...
– Missouri University of Science and Technology
Quality Approaches in Education
On April 24, a group of students, faculty, and staff gathered on the ground floor of the Hunsaker Library for a ceremony to dedicate a new display. The exhibit showcases a large cross-section of an oak tree that stood watch over the University of Red...
– University of Redlands
More children are attending state-funded pre-K programs across the US but state funding is failing to keep pace, resulting in low compensation for pre-K teachers that too often undermines classroom quality, according to a new report from the National...
– Rutgers University-New Brunswick
The State of Preschool 2018
Justin Futrell decided he’d do 1,000 pull-ups in a single day, and he’d do it with the goal of raising $25,000 to build a well in a Tanzanian village.
– Cornell College
Wichita State University will soon start the first Muslim Greek organization in the state of Kansas.
– Wichita State University
University taps Interfolio to establish a unified faculty affairs system and streamline faculty promotion, tenure, and review process.
– University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)
SPOKANE, Wash. — Ivan Jimenez, a Gonzaga University senior engineering management student from Sammamish, Washington, is one of three students statewide selected as recipients of the 2019 Governor’s Civic Leadership Award for his service and soci...
– Gonzaga University
The Olin Conductorless Orchestra (OCO) will perform works by Mozart, Berlioz, Tchaikovsky, Arturo Marquez, as well as a medley from Pirates of the Caribbean, at Olin College on Friday, May 10, at 1:30pm.
– Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
The University of Utah has received a $335,000 grant from Lumina Foundation to assess the effectiveness of its newly launched Invest in U program, an income share agreement program aimed at helping students finish their degrees faster.
The grant a...
– University of Utah
Students from Wayzata High School in Plymouth, Minnesota, won the 2019 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Science Bowl® (NSB) today in Washington, D.C. In the middle school competition, students from Jonas Clarke Middle School in Lexington, Ma...
– Department of Energy, Office of Science
Stony Brook University will award an honorary degree to three trailblazers at its 2019 commencement ceremony: actor and polymath, Alan Alda; Me Too Movement founder Tarana Burke, and Crittercam inventor Greg Marshall (SBU ‘88 MS Marine Science)., a...
– Stony Brook University
The materials science and engineering outreach program focused on high school interactions has expanded its topic areas through the support of the Arconic Foundation.
– TMS (The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society)
Windermere Preparatory School (www.windermereprep.com) is proud to announce that Seventh Grader Kaylan Patel has won the 2019 Florida State Geography Bee for the second year in a row! Congratulations to our Laker.
– Nord Anglia Education
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is pleased to announce that 35 nursing faculty from across the nation have been selected to participate in the 2019 AACN-Apple Digital Innovation Bootcamp: From Content to Action, which will be h...
– American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)
The University of Redlands congratulates its three 2019 Fulbright awardees — Brenna Phillips ’19, Lidya Stamper ’19, and Theo Whitcomb ’19 — who will travel across the globe to the Netherlands, South Africa, and India to teach and conduct r...
– University of Redlands
Irvine, Calif., April 25, 2019 — Willie L. Banks Jr. has been named vice chancellor for student affairs at the University of California, Irvine, effective July 15. He comes to UCI from Indiana State University, where he has served as vice president...
– University of California, Irvine
California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) President Eduardo M. Ochoa will host author and visionary Trebor Scholz to discuss his book Uberworked and Underpaid: How Workers Are Disrupting the Digital Economy at CSUMB’s World Theater on Monda...
– California State University, Monterey Bay
Belou Quimby ’19 was selected by her peers as the graduation speaker for Cornell College on May 12, 2019.
– Cornell College