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Newswise: UNC Charlotte Wins APLU Degree Completion Award
Released: 21-Nov-2019 11:05 AM EST
UNC Charlotte Wins APLU Degree Completion Award
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

UNC Charlotte is recognized as a national leader in the effort to develop comprehensive programs to increase student retention and graduation rates by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU); the organization named the University the winner of its 2019 Degree Completion Award.

Newswise: First Aid for Severe Trauma Curriculum Being Developed for High Schools
Released: 28-Oct-2019 9:00 AM EDT
First Aid for Severe Trauma Curriculum Being Developed for High Schools
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

A life-saving course is in development to train high school students around the country how to to deliver the first aid skills for severely injured trauma victims. The education and training course is being created by the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences’ National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health (NCDMPH) and The American Red Cross (Red Cross). Students who successfully complete the course will receive certificates documenting their first aid training.

Newswise: UC San Diego Fuels Regional Economy, Impacts State
Released: 4-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT
UC San Diego Fuels Regional Economy, Impacts State
University of California San Diego

Nearly six decades of public and private investment have created a world-renowned university with more than $5 billion in annual revenues and $1.2 billion in annual sponsored research. A new economic impact report details UC San Diego’s estimated $16.5 billion in annual economic impact in California—more than the entire annual revenue of the state of Arizona.

Newswise: Argonne organization’s scholarship fund blazes STEM pathway
Released: 17-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT
Argonne organization’s scholarship fund blazes STEM pathway
Argonne National Laboratory

In the past 10 years, Argonne’s Hispanic/Latino club has awarded more than $35,000 in education funds to area youth. In 2015, Noemy Escamilla was one of those recipients. Escamilla was awarded a summer 2019 internship, and serendipitously chosen to work alongside the very people who chose her for the scholarship years before.

Newswise: Argonne discovery offers new way to coat nuclear materials
Released: 3-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Argonne discovery offers new way to coat nuclear materials
Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne scientists have discovered a new way to coat nuclear materials that supports efforts to minimize use of high-enriched uranium.

Newswise: Laying Foundations for Student Success: The CSU Summer Algebra Institute
Released: 30-Aug-2019 2:45 PM EDT
Laying Foundations for Student Success: The CSU Summer Algebra Institute
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

The CSU Summer Algebra Institute boosts high schoolers’ math and quantitative reasoning skills for the path to college.

Newswise: Cedars-Sinai Awards Record Number of Advanced Degrees
Released: 4-Jun-2019 2:25 AM EDT
Cedars-Sinai Awards Record Number of Advanced Degrees
Cedars-Sinai

The Cedars-Sinai Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences awarded a record number of advanced degrees at its 7th annual commencement, where a Nobel laureate urged the graduates to "tackle our greatest challenges" by sustaining their commitment to science despite political headwinds.

Newswise: Four Iowa State Students Named Goldwater Scholars
Released: 2-May-2019 4:20 PM EDT
Four Iowa State Students Named Goldwater Scholars
Iowa State University

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 and engineering.

Newswise: Biology Faculty Receives Grant to Help Increase STEM Degrees Among Minorities
Released: 2-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST
Biology Faculty Receives Grant to Help Increase STEM Degrees Among Minorities
California State University, Channel Islands

CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) Biology Lecturer Caryl Ann Becerra, Ph.D., has received $35,000 for a project called “California State University Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (CSU-LSAMP).”

Released: 13-Sep-2018 10:40 AM EDT
One Big Reason Why Women Drop Out of Doctoral STEM Programs
Ohio State University

Many women in doctoral degree programs in fields like engineering and physics are in a class of their own – and that’s not a good thing. A new study found that the fewer females who enter a doctoral program at the same time, the less likely any one of them will graduate within six years.



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