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Top Diet and Nutrition Issues to be Highlighted during Jan. 29 Media-only Event

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The work of scientists from the Nebraska Food for Health Center, the Nebraska Center for Prevention of Obesity Diseases and the Food Allergen Research and Resource Center, along with a behavioral economist who studies food choice decisions, will be highlighted during Research Media Day at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Food Innovation Center.

Channels: Agriculture, Allergies, Food Science, Health Food, Nutrition, Obesity,

Released:
20-Jan-2020 8:00 AM EST
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“Impeachment: From the Ukrainian Perspective”—Jan. 23 Panel Discussion at NYU’s Jordan Center

New York University

New York University’s Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia will host “Impeachment: From the Ukrainian Perspective,” a panel discussion featuring a range of experts on Ukraine’s history and politics, Thurs., Jan. 23.

Channels: Government/Law, U.S. Foreign Relations, U.S. Politics, Russia News, U.S. National Security,

Released:
15-Jan-2020 8:00 AM EST
Higher Education Event

Law and Public Policy

Newswise: J-Term Speaks to the Culture of University

J-Term Speaks to the Culture of University

Augustana University, South Dakota

Nationally, 10 to 11 percent of students study away by the time they graduate college. At Augustana University, that number is 52 percent, with more than 230 students expected to study away this academic year. More than 150 of those students are participating in the study abroad program through Augustana's four-week January interim — also known as J-Term — while still earning credits.

Channels: Education,

Released:
14-Jan-2020 4:00 AM EST
Higher Education Event

Education

Newswise: Iran Will Continue to Retaliate in Many Forms and in Many Places

Iran Will Continue to Retaliate in Many Forms and in Many Places

Wellesley College

Ambassador Susan Rice joined Wellesley College professor Michael Jeffries for a discussion about her new book, work in the Obama Administration, and current events like the Iran crisis at an event on campus.

Channels: Government/Law, U.S. Foreign Relations, U.S. National Security, U.S. Politics,

Released:
10-Jan-2020 7:05 AM EST
Higher Education Event

Law and Public Policy

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UCI to celebrate Lunar New Year

University of California, Irvine

EVENT: UCI will celebrate the upcoming Lunar New Year – heralding the Year of the Rat – with an academic discussion, multicultural entertainment, artistic demonstrations, interactive workshops, a Disney-sponsored raffle, lion and dragon parades, food, a laser light show and more. WHEN/WHERE: 2-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, at the Multipurpose Academic & Administrative Building (bldg.

Channels: Arts and Entertainment, Education,

Released:
8-Jan-2020 3:10 PM EST
Higher Education Event

Arts and Humanities

Newswise: Wake up with cutting-edge science on Saturday mornings at PPPL’s Science on Saturday lecture series

Wake up with cutting-edge science on Saturday mornings at PPPL’s Science on Saturday lecture series

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

PPPL begins its weekly series of lectures in the Ronald E. Hatcher Science on Saturday Lecture series in January. The 10-week series on a variety of cutting-edge science topics kicks off on Jan. 11 with a talk on "Visual Perception and the Art of the Brain."

Channels: Education, DOE Science News,

Released:
19-Dec-2019 6:05 PM EST
Higher Education Event
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CSU Hosts Informational Session on New Cybersecurity Degree Program

Columbus State University

Columbus State University’s TSYS Cybersecurity Center is hosting a series of informational sessions on the new Nexus Cybersecurity degree. The informational sessions are open to the public. Prospective students interested in applying to join the first-ever, cohort of students in Spring 2020 are strongly encouraged to attend.

Channels: Cybersecurity,

Released:
9-Dec-2019 9:00 AM EST
Higher Education Event

Education

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Susan Packard, Doug Meijer to speak at MSU commencement

Michigan State University

The co-founder of HGTV and the co-chairperson of Meijer will speak at Michigan State University’s fall commencement ceremonies, which will take place Dec. 13-14 at the Jack Breslin Student Events Center.

Channels: All Journal News, Arts and Entertainment, Business Ethics, Education,

Released:
25-Nov-2019 9:55 AM EST
Higher Education Event

Education

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ASU Innovation Open 2020 announces semifinalists

Arizona State University (ASU)

ASU Innovation Open has announced the semifinalists for Arizona State University’s most exciting pitch competition, taking place Jan. 31, 2020, in Tempe, Arizona. Competitors will pitch their student-led ventures for a chance to win $300,000 in prizes, including two $100,000 grand prizes.

Channels: Engineering, Entrepreneurship,

Released:
22-Nov-2019 4:05 AM EST
Higher Education Event
Newswise: Doctors, patients come together for Thanksgiving

Doctors, patients come together for Thanksgiving

University of Illinois at Chicago

The Children’s Hospital University of Illinois will host a pre-holiday Thanksgiving celebration and meal for pediatric cancer and sickle cell patients and their families.

Channels: Cancer, Children's Health,

Released:
21-Nov-2019 11:40 AM EST
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