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Newswise: First Aid for Severe Trauma Curriculum Being Developed for High Schools

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.

Channels: Blood, Education, Trauma,

Released:
28-Oct-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Education

Newswise: UC San Diego Fuels Regional Economy, Impacts State

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.

Channels: Economics, Education, Entrepreneurship,

Released:
4-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT
Feature

Education

Newswise: Argonne organization’s scholarship fund blazes STEM pathway

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.

Channels: Education, Energy, STEM Education, DOE Science News,

Released:
17-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT
Feature

Education

Newswise: Cedars-Sinai Awards Record Number of Advanced Degrees

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.

Channels: Education,

Released:
4-Jun-2019 2:25 AM EDT
Feature
Newswise: Four Iowa State Students Named Goldwater Scholars

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.

Channels: Education,

Released:
2-May-2019 4:20 PM EDT
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Education

Newswise: Biology Faculty Receives Grant to Help Increase STEM Degrees Among Minorities

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).”

Channels: Education, Engineering, Mathematics, STEM Education, Local - California,

Released:
2-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST
Announcement

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    17-Sep-2018 6:00 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.

Channels: Education, Gender Issues, STEM Education, All Journal News, Local - Ohio,

Released:
13-Sep-2018 10:40 AM EDT
Announcement

Education

Newswise: Study: Lack of Inquiry-Oriented Instruction by Eighth-Grade Science Teachers Without Educational Backgrounds in Science Offers Insight Into Why U.S. Students Lag Behind Global Peers in Scientific Literacy, Stem Jobs

Study: Lack of Inquiry-Oriented Instruction by Eighth-Grade Science Teachers Without Educational Backgrounds in Science Offers Insight Into Why U.S. Students Lag Behind Global Peers in Scientific Literacy, Stem Jobs

University of Vermont

A new study shows that eighth-grade science teachers without an educational background in science are less likely to practice inquiry-oriented science instruction, a pedagogical approach that develops students’ understanding of scientific concepts and engages students in hands-on science projects. This research offers new evidence for why U.S. middle-grades students may lag behind their global peers in scientific literacy. Inquiry-oriented science instruction has been heralded by the National Research Council and other experts in science education as best practice for teaching students 21st-century scientific knowledge and skills.

Channels: Education, Mathematics, STEM Education, All Journal News,

Released:
29-Jun-2018 4:05 PM EDT
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