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Newswise Education Wire 08-May-2019

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

Luxury Italian Menswear Brand Founder Tailors New Career Path at UVA Darden

For University of Virginia Darden School of Business student Quinton Clemm (Class of 2020), an emphasis and appreciation for education has always been a part of who he is.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Researchers want to up the game for nationwide physical education standards

Sacrificed by No Child Left Behind in favor of academic achievement, physical education requirements for public schools returned with the subsequent Every Student Succeeds Act in 2015, but that doesn’t mean that school systems have consistent—or ...

– West Virginia University

You’ll Find Her in the Stacks: ISU Graduating Senior Will Be Third-Generation Librarian

Cassandra Anderson is following in her mother’s and grandmother’s footsteps, as she graduates from Iowa State University this weekend and begins her next adventure: becoming a third-generation librarian.

– Iowa State University

Finnish school students outperform US students on 'fake news' digital literacy tasks

A recent study revealed students at an international school in Finland significantly outperformed U.S. students on tasks which measure digital literacy in social media and online news.

– University of Turku (Turun yliopisto)

Journal of Research in International Education

State of the School: Dean Scott Beardsley Touts UVA Darden Position of Strength, Highlights Needs for Future

Welcoming a record 900-plus alumni of the University of Virginia Darden School of Business back to Grounds on a picture perfect Reunion Weekend, Dean Scott Beardsley detailed the School’s current position of strength at the annual State of the Scho...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

UVA Darden Presents Former Citigroup Chairman O’Neill With Highest Alumni Honor

University of Virginia Darden School of Business alumnus Michael O’Neill (MBA ’74) was honored on 27 April with the Charles C. Abbott Award during his 45th reunion celebration at the School.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Rowan University Chemical Engineering students help take java green

Rowan University chemical engineering students are helping make coffee go green. That’s a good thing, as they are exploring ways to reduce waste, recover excess water, and save energy in coffee manufacturing, making the production process more envi...

– Rowan University


University of North Florida Education Professor Named 2019 College Ready Florida Innovator

Dr. Matthew Ohlson, interim director of the Taylor Leadership Institute and assistant professor in the College of Education and Human Services at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, has been selected as a recipient of the 2019 College Re...

– University of North Florida

Mathematics/Computer Sciences Division of Council on Undergraduate Research Selects 2019 Faculty Mentor Awardees

Pamela E. Harris (Williams College), Manda Riehl (Rose-Hulman Inst of Technology), and Kenneth Berenhaut (Wake Forest U) are recognized for outstanding mentoring of undergraduate researchers in mathematics/computer sciences.

– Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

2019 Babson College Commencement Student Speakers Selected

This year’s Babson College student speaker selection committees, made up of Babson administrators, faculty, and students, have chosen Swapnika Yarlagadda ’19 and Rodrigo Riviello MBA ’19 as the 2019 Commencement student speakers.

– Babson College

UT Dallas Climbs Forbes’ List of Best Value Colleges in U.S.

The University, ranked No. 1 among all Texas public universities, was recognized for its quality, price, alumni earnings, timely graduation and access for low-income students.

– University of Texas at Dallas

Boise State Graduate Named a 2019 Guggenheim Fellow

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has named photographer Ron Jude a 2019 Guggenheim Fellow. Jude received his BFA in studio art from Boise State in 1988.

– Boise State University

Four Iowa State Students Named Goldwater Scholars

Four Iowa State University students have received Goldwater Scholarships, the third time in the last decade that all four ISU Goldwater candidates have been selected for the nation's premier undergraduate scholarship in mathematics, natural sciences ...

– Iowa State University

HHMI Announces $30 Million Science Education Initiative

HHMI's third competition for the Inclusive Excellence initiative will award grants to up to 30 schools to help increase their capacity to include students of diverse backgrounds in science.

– Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)





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