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“Robert was someone who just kept working and working, taking a class or two even as he held a full-time job,” said the university’s president. “He truly embodied the work ethic and the dedication to learning that many of our students represent.”
Texas A&M University-San Antonio has named its first-ever intercollegiate athletics director. He is Darnell Smith--a former star high school athlete at nearby Taft High School in San Antonio, who will leave a university position in Oklahoma and return to his home town to help A&M-San Antonio launch its first intercollegiate athletics program.
Aaron Montgomery of Baldwin Wallace University offers insights on probability and placing a friendly bet at the office Super Bowl pool
Since their campus was established near the base of Mt. Monadnock, 55 years ago, students, administrators and staff at Franklin Pierce U. start each new school year with a group excursion to the summit—the 2018 climb will take place on Sunday, Sept. 9th.
With more than 20 “red flag” gun bills pending in state legislatures, risk-based gun seizure laws have emerged as a prominent policy option for reducing gun violence. A new study by Aaron Kivisto of the University of Indianapolis--appearing in the June edition of the journal Psychiatric Services--provides evidence that risk-based gun seizure laws do work and are saving lives.
Franklin Pierce University is launching a new initiative to leverage its scenic 1200-acre campus for expanded undergraduate science research, while helping financially needy students pursue majors and careers in the sciences. The program is made possible by a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant.
Computer science researchers at Baldwin Wallace University in Ohio have developed a novel solution to inform mobile device users about the hidden misuse of their personal data.
Amanda Miller of the University of Indianapolis studies how the experience of cohabitation is changing in America. Her latest research and new co-authored book reveal how the process of moving in and living together today often differs greatly by social class, and for men and women.
A new study finds that citizens living in states with the weakest gun laws are more than twice as likely to be fatally shot by law enforcement compared to those living in states with the strongest gun laws.
A group of six Binghamton University engineering students has created a functional biomechanical hand using 3D printing technology for an amputee who works on campus, as an opportunity to improve her life.
According to Dr. Julie Bailey, holiday travelers who bring pets along run the risk of compromising their trips or endangering pets, if they don’t plan ahead. Last-minute flyers may not realize airline rules may change, sedative or other drug options for pets depend on advance planning, and pet comfort require preparation.
Alden Stout, philosophy professor at Morningside College, says the ambiguities of the world of "The Walking Dead" serve as natural gateways to conversations about morality and personal consequences.
Yiddish is a language spoken by few but remembered by many. The language is alive and well on many U.S. campuses--including Binghamton University in New York, where Yiddish classes, available since the 1980s, are seeing growth in enrollment and are consistently full to capacity.
Working parents and grandparents who FaceTime with their toddlers can take heart from a soon-to-be-published study from Lafayette College that sheds new light that on young children and how they engage in—and learn from—screen-time interactions.
Krista Jenkins, professor of political science at Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey, has studied differences regarding issues of politics and feminism between women college students and their mothers.
No one wants to end up in the ER with food-related illness. New free food safety videos created by a team of TWU nutrition & food sciences researchers are designed to lower that risk in America’s restaurants and kitchens.
New initiative will help rural communities in different geographic locations demonstrate how artistic expression leads to community-wide empowerment and how the assets of local culture can develop economic sustainability.
A nearly 50-percent enrollment jump seen at nation’s first four-year college for students with learning differences.
Diane Windham Shaw, scholar of the Marquis de Lafayette, is director of special collections and the college archivist at Lafayette College, and is an excellent source on Lafayette’s legacy as a key figure in the American Revolution.
As a fast-moving virus forces U.S. poultry producers to kill millions of chickens and turkeys, Dr. Richard French of Becker College explains why this strain of avian influenza is different from others—and says food producers should brace for an even greater impact and loss.
Morningside College Professor Geoff Harkness looks at diverse communities in the U.S. and abroad. His work has taken him to the streets, clubs and recording studios of Chicago to learn about the connections between rap music and gang culture.
What if a better and more accurate approach to financial modeling existed, one that could anticipate, understand and minimize risk? Through his research, Professor Kevin Jacques says he has developed a new model to predict market fluctuations with great accuracy.
A new book by Harvey Mudd College Professor Paul Steinberg, is part of something bigger: The Social Rules Project, a free multi-media initiative developed by Steinberg and 100 students, which explores the institutional dimensions of today’s most pressing environmental problems.
A Lafayette College study has found that older adults who lose their spouse tend to fare better health-wise if they have a friend—someone who is not a family member—in whom they can confide.
This year’s commencement speaker at Beacon College will be Patricia Latham, Immediate Past President of the Learning Disabilities Association of America and a founding member of Beacon College, America’s first four-year college for students with learning disabilities.
Lafayette College researchers who took a closer look at debt struggles and weight differences between men and women found that for men, having trouble paying the bills tends to reduce the probability of being obese, while it appears to raise the probability of obesity for women.
It seems “the old cut-and-paste” is even older than we thought. Student researchers at Wheaton College have uncovered a 1,200-year-old secret about an Old English poem: The author created the work not out of whole cloth, as previously believed, but by dividing an older poem into two pieces and inserting new material in the middle.
Faculty and student researchers from Binghamton University and SUNY Upstate Medical University have developed a new program using social workers to keep recently discharged patients healthy and out of the hospital.
Award-winning law school course sends students into local detention facilities teach mediation skills to juvenile detainees, help them avoid life of incarceration.
Scholar of women’s history offers new understanding of momentum that launched America's sexual revolution.
New law school program helps small businesses expand internationally while providing students with real-world problem solving, understanding of evolving U.S. trade regulations.
Myth-busting college course introduces students to academic research by critically examining fact and fiction that often surround school shootings.
Judith’s Reading Room partners with Lafayette College, Villanova University and USC to observe 30th anniversary of Banned Book Week--and students, faculty & staff to launch flash mobs and public readouts of top banned books.
New research reveals overconfident CEOs are more likely to pursue riskier projects with potentially greater rewards. David Hirshleifer at UC, Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business and his coauthors published their findings in the latest edition of the Journal of Finance.
Women are settling for less and learning to live with it, according to Patricia Leavy, a sociologist, novelist and scholar of women’s issues and popular culture at Stonehill College in Easton, Mass.
Mikhail Gorbachev will deliver an address, “Perspectives on Global Change,” on Weds., Oct. 19, at Lafayette College in Easton, Pa. The event celebrates the creation of the college’s new Oechsle Center for Global Education, and coincides with the 20th anniversary of the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Researchers at the University at Buffalo examined more than 360 U.S. metro areas to determine which would be most likely to come out of the next recession, natural disaster or other regional “shock” relatively unscathed.
A just-published study by Stonehill College film scholar Ron Leone reveals a significant increase in violent content in films rated PG-13 in recent years.
While winter means snowbound doldrums on many college campuses, Franklin Pierce University uses its 1200-acre campus—and a series of outdoor-recreation activities—to help students beat the winter blues: turning the center of campus into a winter terrain park for student competitions; winter hiking and kite surfing; organizing weekly recreation outings on campus and at local winter-sports centers.
Lafayette College students, staff and other members of the campus community will come together on Saturday, December 11, to string together thousands of paper cranes—and continue a gesture that began in September, helping a local boy suffering from cancer reach out to others with a message of hope.
Undergraduate student-clinicians at Baldwin-Wallace College in Ohio are achieving unparalleled success in a new program helping non-verbal children—with diagnoses including Autism, Rett syndrome, cerebral palsy and Down syndrome—communicate, many for the first time.
American jazz legend Dave Brubeck turns 90 on December 6th, and scholars at the educational institute that bears his name are applauding the release of the new documentary “Dave Brubeck: In His Own Sweet Way” on TCM on his birthday.
At time when many charities are creating online videos to showcase their work, a Tufts University team is launching a video contest to recognize nonprofits that help families, and reward aspiring filmmakers.
Dan Cassino says young Americans see little difference between political campaigns and messages and marketing strategies designed to pitch them an iPod. His new research shows that young voters today are different from any other generation.