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Newswise: University of Illinois College of Medicine decreases tuition

University of Illinois College of Medicine decreases tuition

University of Illinois at Chicago

The University of Illinois College of Medicine will reduce its tuition rates for all students, beginning with the 2020-21 academic year. The decision was approved today by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees.

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Released:
17-Jan-2020 12:15 AM EST
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Newswise: UTEP Receives $1M to Develop System to Increase Number of Students Who Pursue Graduate Engineering Studies

UTEP Receives $1M to Develop System to Increase Number of Students Who Pursue Graduate Engineering Studies

University of Texas at El Paso

The University of Texas at El Paso’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department was awarded $1 million from the National Science Foundation to help low-income, academically talented undergraduate students in engineering successfully advance to graduate studies.

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Released:
14-Jan-2020 3:55 PM EST
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Newswise: Rush’s College of Nursing Vaults to No. 1 in U.S. News’ Online Program Rankings

Rush’s College of Nursing Vaults to No. 1 in U.S. News’ Online Program Rankings

Rush University Medical Center

Rush University College of Nursing rose to the No. 1 spot among 183 schools eligible for the graduate nursing programs category in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Online Programs list released today. Distance learning plays a key role in helping to solve the U.S.’s nursing shortage as advanced practice nurses, functioning in both inpatient and outpatient settings, can increase accessibility to high quality and cost-effective care. This is particularly true for underserved rural and urban populations.

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Released:
14-Jan-2020 10:50 AM EST
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Newswise: UNC Charlotte Opens the Carolinas' First Interdisciplinary School of Data Science

UNC Charlotte Opens the Carolinas' First Interdisciplinary School of Data Science

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

UNC Charlotte has opened the Carolinas' first School of Data Science. The interdisciplinary school allows UNC Charlotte to expand on its programs in the field and open up the growing and diverse field of data science to students with varied career interests.

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Released:
14-Jan-2020 10:15 AM EST
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Putting tech to the test: HU launches User Experience Center

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology

Harrisburg University just opened a User Experience Center of its own, dubbed the HU-UXC for short, where students will develop UX testing, product development, project management, and marketing skills on real-world projects.

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14-Jan-2020 8:40 AM EST
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Wayne State University to address urgent need for STEM educators

Wayne State University Division of Research

Through support from the U.S. Department of Education, Wayne State University announced it is launching the Metro Detroit Teaching Residency for Urban Excellence (TRUE) Project, an innovative multi-sector partnership that aims to positively impact student learning, address the critical shortage of STEM teachers, and support the region’s workforce development. The $2.5 million project will target recent graduates and mid-career professionals with STEM expertise in the metro Detroit region, especially those in the automotive and technology industries who may be impacted by recent and planned plant closures.

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Released:
13-Jan-2020 3:20 PM EST
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Cornell develops educational toolkit for testing e-cigarettes

Cornell University

To complement the wide range of information on the potential dangers of vaping, the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine has developed a new learning module for high school classrooms that encourages students to directly test the effects of e-cigarette vapor on living cells.

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Released:
10-Jan-2020 1:25 PM EST
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Newswise: University of Utah selects Rodney Chatman as new chief of police at the Department of Public Safety

University of Utah selects Rodney Chatman as new chief of police at the Department of Public Safety

University of Utah

The University of Utah has selected Rodney Chatman as the new chief of police of the Department of Public Safety. Chatman, currently executive director of public safety and chief of police at the University of Dayton in Ohio, will assume his role on Feb. 17, 2020. He will report to Marlon C. Lynch, the U’s newly hired chief safety officer.

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Released:
9-Jan-2020 3:45 PM EST
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Researchers Detail Academic Scholarships Offered by E-Cigarette Entities

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

UNC School of Medicine researchers conducted a systematic online review and found 21 vaping-related companies, including, websites, that promoted 40 scholarships to high school and college students in 2018 across the United States.

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Released:
8-Jan-2020 5:05 PM EST
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