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Released: 20-Sep-2022 1:00 PM EDT
UMD Smith Summit to Showcase Business Graduate Programs
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Olympian turned entrepreneur Dominique Dawes is keynote speaker for a showcase of graduate degree programs offered by the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

   
Newswise: WVU’s Project TRAIN lays a new track to support children affected by addiction at home
Released: 19-Sep-2022 12:45 PM EDT
WVU’s Project TRAIN lays a new track to support children affected by addiction at home
West Virginia University

One of every four children in the United States has a parent wrestling with drug or alcohol addiction, based on national data, and is at risk of developing a substance use disorder later in life. To break that cycle and give adults in those kids’ lives the tools to make a difference, West Virginia University’s Project TRAIN has expanded its program, originally focused on enabling K-12 teachers to support students affected by addiction, to youth camps statewide.

   
Newswise: Call for Abstracts - The 11th International Symposium on Feedstock Recycling of Polymeric Materials (ISFR)
Released: 19-Sep-2022 8:55 AM EDT
Call for Abstracts - The 11th International Symposium on Feedstock Recycling of Polymeric Materials (ISFR)
Chulalongkorn University

The Center of Excellence on Petrochemical and Materials Technology together with Chulalongkorn University’s Department of Chemical Technology (Faculty of Science), the Petroleum and Petrochemical College, and Research Association for Feedstock Recycling of Plastics (FSRJ) (Japan) cordially invite all interested to join the “11th International Symposium on Feedstock Recycling of Polymeric Materials (ISFR)” on November 29 – December 2, 2022 at Nongnooch Garden Pattaya, Chonburi, Thailand. The event will be one of the first carbon-neutral events to be held in Thailand.

Released: 14-Sep-2022 6:05 PM EDT
During Hispanic Heritage month, 8 ASU undergrads head to DC for Smithsonian's Latino Museum Studies Program
Arizona State University (ASU)

Thanks to a new partnership between Arizona State University and the Smithsonian’s Latino Museum Studies Program, museum studies major Ruby Maderafont will spend the first 10 weeks of their junior year in Washington, D.C., helping to develop digital experiences for all for the National Museum of the American Latino.

Released: 14-Sep-2022 2:30 PM EDT
Cornell Mui Ho Center for Cities Reveals New Data From First Global Survey of City Leaders
Cornell University

The Cornell Mui Ho Center for Cities will unveil new findings from the first ever global survey of mayors. The new data sheds light on urban trends and political priorities from executive leaders and covers a range of topics including climate change, economic development, access to core urban infrastructure and services, affordable housing, public health, municipal budgets, and more.

Newswise: Call for Papers – The International Halal Science and Technology Conference 2022 (IHSATEC): 15th Halal Science Industry and Business (HASIB)
Released: 12-Sep-2022 8:55 AM EDT
Call for Papers – The International Halal Science and Technology Conference 2022 (IHSATEC): 15th Halal Science Industry and Business (HASIB)
Chulalongkorn University

The Halal Science Center, Chulalongkorn University, and Research Synergy Foundation, invite all to attend “The International Halal Science and Technology Conference 2022 (IHSATEC): 15th Halal Science Industry and Business (HASIB)” and has opened up a call for papers. The conference sessions will be on December 15-16, 2022 at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Released: 9-Sep-2022 8:05 AM EDT
Maryland Smith's Center for Global Business to Host Maryland Business Adapts on Sept. 20
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

The Robert H. Smith School of Business will recognize five Maryland-based exporting companies for persevering through the ongoing pandemic and explore adjustments the companies made in the process.

   
Released: 8-Sep-2022 3:05 PM EDT
UCI’s School of Education relaunches the Environmental and Climate Change and Literacy Projects
University of California, Irvine

EVENT:  The School of Education at the University of California, Irvine, will host a relaunch event for the Environmental and Climate Change Literacy Projects, a partnership between the University of California and California State University systems. The ECCLPs are focused on advancing pre-kindergarten to 12th grade environmental and climate change literacy, justice and action.

Released: 7-Sep-2022 6:05 AM EDT
Webinar: New Approach to Quantifying the Financial Impacts of Climate Change
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Authors of a new white paper will discuss their findings, which have produced a set of models to show material climate-related risks for insurance and pension fund asset allocations in the next five to 10 years.

   
Released: 6-Sep-2022 4:05 PM EDT
Stony Brook University School of Nursing Continuing Professional Development
Stony Brook University, School of Nursing

The early diagnosis of sepsis is paramount to optimizing patient outcomes and reducing sepsis related mortality. In this presentation, the role of the outpatient provider in early recognition of sepsis will be discussed, as well as the role of the inpatient provider in treating the septic patient. Timely and expedited management will be outlined.

Newswise: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Welcomes Class of 2026
Released: 29-Aug-2022 8:05 AM EDT
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Welcomes Class of 2026
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s (RPI) incoming Class of 2026 is the largest first-year group of undergraduate students in the history of the Institute, the country’s first technological research university founded in 1824. With first-year enrollment at 2,012, the 2026 class bucks the national trend of declining college enrollment and sets the university on a strong path to academic and career success with new RPI President, Martin A.

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Released: 26-Aug-2022 12:05 PM EDT
Sept. 7 event: "My 50 Years Exploring Mars: From the Viking Landers to the Perseverance Rover"
Washington University in St. Louis

In this public lecture, Raymond E. Arvidson, the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, Washington University in St. Louis, will share highlights and reflections gleaned from a half century of investigating the red planet.

Released: 23-Aug-2022 1:50 PM EDT
UCI’s Center for Jewish Studies and Office of Inclusive Excellence join Jewish Federation of Orange County to host “Driving Out Darkness,” a summit focused on combating antisemitism
University of California, Irvine

EVENT:  UCI’s Center for Jewish Studies and Office of Inclusive Excellence join Jewish Federation of Orange County to host “Driving Out Darkness,” a one-day immersive learning experience for leaders across all sectors of the Orange County community, including civic, government, non-profit, faith-based, education, media and law enforcement.

Newswise: WVU celebrates grand opening of Reynolds Hall with building’s namesake
Released: 22-Aug-2022 1:20 PM EDT
WVU celebrates grand opening of Reynolds Hall with building’s namesake
West Virginia University

West Virginia University will hold a grand opening ceremony to celebrate Reynolds Hall, the futuristic 186,000-square-foot business complex on Morgantown’s Waterfront made possible through the generosity of Bob and Laura Reynolds. The building is the new home of the John Chambers College of Business and Economics and its 3,700 students.

Newswise: Building better biomedical research avenues
Released: 16-Aug-2022 4:35 PM EDT
Building better biomedical research avenues
Case Western Reserve University

Leading researchers will gather this week at a Case Western Reserve University-led symposium highlighting progress and opportunities in biomedical research and human-performance sciences. The event takes place this Thursday and Friday, Aug. 18-19, at the Wolstein Research Center on the Case Western Reserve campus, and features researchers and clinicians from the university, area hospital affiliates and the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton.

Newswise: Chula Virtual Open House for International Graduate Programs
Released: 16-Aug-2022 8:55 AM EDT
Chula Virtual Open House for International Graduate Programs
Chulalongkorn University

There’s an exciting event coming up for you to learn more about our graduate programs this September! Join us at our Graduate Program Virtual Open House (International) to learn about Chulalongkorn University’s diverse range of international programs, the admissions process, and the benefits of studying at Chula.

Released: 5-Aug-2022 3:25 PM EDT
Maryland Smith to Host ‘Negotiation Skills’ Course in DC
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Maryland Smith will host a three-day, in-person professional certificate course at its Washington DC campus designed for professionals at all levels looking to negotiate more effectively – whether it’s product pricing, partnership agreements or the next job offer.

   
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Released: 28-Jul-2022 2:25 PM EDT
Hackathon Brings Next Generation of Innovators to Campus
University of California San Diego

On July 18-20, the UC San Diego Office of Innovation and Commercialization hosted a Camp WIT hackathon at the new Design and Innovation building on campus. The event gathered close to three dozen students for three days of hands-on lessons and activities centered on building social entrepreneurship and leadership skills.

Newswise: Rutgers to Host Free Virtual Monkeypox Information Session
Released: 27-Jul-2022 10:50 AM EDT
Rutgers to Host Free Virtual Monkeypox Information Session
Rutgers School of Public Health

The Rutgers School of Public Health will be virtually hosting leading public health scientists, clinicians, and community leaders on Friday, August 5, 2022, at 11:00 a.m., to discuss the current monkeypox outbreak in the United States.

Newswise: Neuroscience Summer Program Connects Diverse Students with WVU Researchers
Released: 20-Jul-2022 10:45 AM EDT
Neuroscience Summer Program Connects Diverse Students with WVU Researchers
West Virginia University

A summer program at West Virginia University is providing research opportunities in neuroscience for undergraduate students from underrepresented and global communities, including Ukraine. By training undergraduate students who are interested in continuing their education and conducting state-of-the-art research, the program aims to meet the growing need for neuroscience graduate-level students with research experience.

Newswise: Call for Abstracts – The 17th APRU Multi-Hazards Symposium 2022
Released: 18-Jul-2022 8:55 AM EDT
Call for Abstracts – The 17th APRU Multi-Hazards Symposium 2022
Chulalongkorn University

The Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, would like to cordially invite you to join the 17th APRU Multi-Hazards Symposium 2022, which will be held during November 29 – November 30, 2022 at the Mandarin Hotel Bangkok Samyan, Thailand.

Newswise: Embrace Technology and Boost Education Outcomes
Released: 12-Jul-2022 6:30 PM EDT
Embrace Technology and Boost Education Outcomes
University of South Australia

There’s no doubt that education lays the foundation for a child’s future success, but as teaching technologies continue to inundate classrooms - especially amid COVID-19 - educators at all levels are grappling to keep up with the latest demands and expectations.

Released: 30-Jun-2022 11:05 AM EDT
Liquidity and Capital Risk Webinar Set for July 20
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Experts from Maryland Smith, Deloitte and Ginnie Mae will discuss major challenges facing financial markets and ways for firms to improve the monitoring, measurement, and management of liquidity and capital risk.

   
Newswise: Developing Intelligent Digital Libraries: International Experience – Proposed Solutions for Vietnam
Released: 14-Jun-2022 8:25 AM EDT
Developing Intelligent Digital Libraries: International Experience – Proposed Solutions for Vietnam
Chulalongkorn University

Ton Duc Thong University and the Office of Academic Resources, Chulalongkorn University, would like to invite you to join the free international conference on “Developing Intelligent Digital Libraries: International Experience – Proposed Solutions for Vietnam“, which will be held on July 15, 2022.

Released: 8-Jun-2022 2:35 PM EDT
UMD Experts to Deliver Virtual Bootcamp on Climate Finance and Risk Management
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Experts on risk management and climate science at the University of Maryland will present June 23 and 30 virtual sessions targeting leaders across industries.

   
Newswise: Ithaca College Commencement Speaker Encourages Students to Show Up for Themselves and Others
Released: 26-May-2022 3:45 PM EDT
Ithaca College Commencement Speaker Encourages Students to Show Up for Themselves and Others
Ithaca College

National Council of Jewish Women CEO Sheila Katz delivered the Commencement address at Ithaca College.

Released: 23-May-2022 4:05 PM EDT
ND EPSCoR to Hold Nature University Summer Camp
North Dakota Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (ND EPSCoR)

The ND EPSCoR Nurturing American Tribal Undergraduate Research and Education (NATURE) University Summer Camp will be returning to the campuses of North Dakota State University (NDSU) and the University of North Dakota (UND) with an opening ceremony at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 6 in the Diederich Atrium in the NDSU Alumni Center.

Newswise: Summit looks toward the future of the healthcare workforce
Released: 13-May-2022 9:45 AM EDT
Summit looks toward the future of the healthcare workforce
University of Delaware

The Stern Future Healthcare Workforce Summit, to be held May 17 at the University of Delaware's STAR Campus, looks at what the future healthcare workforce could and should be, and how academic institutions and clinical partners can co-design the workforce through interprofessional approaches.

Released: 9-May-2022 3:05 PM EDT
Admiral Rachel L. Levine, MD, Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Will Receive Honorary Degree and Deliver Commencement Address
Mount Sinai Health System

On May 11 at 3pm, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai will grant 127 MD degrees and 43 PhD degrees to the graduating class of 2022 at Carnegie Hall in New York. With a turbulent and memorable medical school journey marked by the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s class has been severely battle- tested. It is also distinguished as one of Icahn Mount Sinai’s most diverse. Admiral Rachel L. Levine, MD, the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate, will receive an honorary degree and will deliver the commencement address, while American artist and activist Faith Ringgold will receive an honorary degree.

Released: 9-May-2022 11:05 AM EDT
Binghamton University to host 10 Commencement ceremonies
Binghamton University, State University of New York

Pharmacy ceremony to be held Friday, May 13; all others the following week.

Newswise: Distinguished speakers to share wisdom with UMiami Class of 2022
Released: 3-May-2022 4:30 PM EDT
Distinguished speakers to share wisdom with UMiami Class of 2022
University of Miami

A group of extraordinary, international and national, thought leaders will share their advice with the Class of 2022 during the University of Miami commencement ceremonies at the Watsco Center next week.

Newswise: UW-Milwaukee to honor Willem Dafoe with honorary doctorate at 2022 commencement
Released: 29-Apr-2022 10:15 AM EDT
UW-Milwaukee to honor Willem Dafoe with honorary doctorate at 2022 commencement
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Academy Award nominated actor Willem Dafoe will return to his alma mater, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, on Sunday, May 22, to receive an honorary Doctor of Arts degree and be the featured speaker at the university’s two commencement ceremonies.

Newswise: U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy to Speak at Inaugural Xavier University | Ochsner Health Physician Assistant Program Class of 2022 Commencement
Released: 29-Apr-2022 5:30 AM EDT
U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy to Speak at Inaugural Xavier University | Ochsner Health Physician Assistant Program Class of 2022 Commencement
Ochsner Health

Xavier University of Louisiana and Ochsner Health will celebrate their inaugural Physician Assistant (PA) Program Class of 2022 with a closing ceremony and a commencement. The 28-month, full-time graduate program, which leads to a master’s degree in health sciences, began in 2020 and is comprised of three semesters of classroom instruction followed by 16 months of clinical training within Ochsner Health.

Newswise: Media Advisory: Catherine Lhamon to Deliver UCI Law 2022 Commencement Address
Released: 27-Apr-2022 4:05 PM EDT
Media Advisory: Catherine Lhamon to Deliver UCI Law 2022 Commencement Address
University of California, Irvine School of Law

Catherine Lhamon, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education, will deliver the keynote address for UCI Law’s 2022 commencement ceremony Saturday, May 7.

Released: 27-Apr-2022 11:05 AM EDT
Rensselaer GameFest 2022 To Take Place April 30
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

GameFest, the annual student game development showcase hosted by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will be held on Saturday, April 30 at 2 p.m.

Newswise: Ocean explorer Robert Ballard will deliver University of Rhode Island commencement address, May 22
Released: 26-Apr-2022 2:30 PM EDT
Ocean explorer Robert Ballard will deliver University of Rhode Island commencement address, May 22
University of Rhode Island

Ocean explorer and professor of oceanography Robert Ballard will deliver the keynote address for the University of Rhode Island’s 136th Undergraduate Commencement. WaterFire founder and executive artistic director Barnaby M. Evans will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree.

Newswise: Astrophysicist Nergis Mavalvala is Wellesley College’s 2022 Commencement Speaker
Released: 22-Apr-2022 10:00 AM EDT
Astrophysicist Nergis Mavalvala is Wellesley College’s 2022 Commencement Speaker
Wellesley College

Astrophysicist and the first female dean of MIT's School of Science, Nergis Mavalvala (Wellesley ’90) will address the Wellesley College class of 2022 at the College’s 144th commencement on May 27.

Newswise: New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett to Deliver Keynote Address at Albert Einstein College of Medicine Commencement Ceremony
Released: 19-Apr-2022 11:00 AM EDT
New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett to Deliver Keynote Address at Albert Einstein College of Medicine Commencement Ceremony
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

New York State Health Commissioner Mary T. Bassett, M.D., M.P.H., will present the keynote address at Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s 2022 commencement. The ceremony will take place on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

Released: 18-Apr-2022 6:05 AM EDT
Filling in the Gaps
University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center

With all that the Land of Enchantment has to offer, skin cancer isn’t on the top on anyone’s list. But abundant sunshine and a dearth of dermatologists in the state pose a challenge for detecting and treating the various forms of skin cancer. Skin Cancer Screening clinics are now resuming. The first of several new clinics will be held in Albuquerque on Saturday, May 7. More are planned over the coming year in Gallup, Taos and southern New Mexico.

Released: 13-Apr-2022 11:05 AM EDT
Larry Summers to be featured at Kellogg’s annual Real Estate Conference and Venture Competition
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management

Lawrence H. Summers will be the keynote speaker at the Kellogg School of Management’s 8th annual Real Estate Conference and Venture Competition, to be held in-person and virtually on April 20 at the Kellogg Global Hub.

Newswise: National Geographic Society CEO to deliver keynote address for University of Redlands Commencement 2022 ceremony
Released: 11-Apr-2022 3:05 PM EDT
National Geographic Society CEO to deliver keynote address for University of Redlands Commencement 2022 ceremony
University of Redlands

Dr. Jill Tiefenthaler, chief executive officer at the National Geographic Society, will join more than 600 graduates of the University of Redlands College of Arts and Sciences on April 23 and offer the keynote address at the university’s 2022 ceremony.

Newswise: U.S. Under Secretary of Education James Kvaal visits CSUDH
Released: 11-Apr-2022 12:05 PM EDT
U.S. Under Secretary of Education James Kvaal visits CSUDH
California State University, Dominguez Hills

Kvaal visited CSUDH on April 7 to learn how the campus works to support a population of students who have been historically underserved and underrepresented in higher education, and the unique challenges and opportunities that presents.

Newswise: Baseball legend, AI pioneer, Marine Corps commandant and comedian/actor to be honored at Tulane Commencement
Released: 8-Apr-2022 4:05 PM EDT
Baseball legend, AI pioneer, Marine Corps commandant and comedian/actor to be honored at Tulane Commencement
Tulane University

Four individuals who have made major contributions in fields ranging from sports and entertainment to national defense and artificial intelligence will receive honorary degrees at Tulane University’s 2022 Commencement. Henry “Hank” Aaron, one of baseball’s greatest players; Gen. David H. Berger, a Tulane graduate and commandant of the United States Marine Corps; Ken Jeong, a medical doctor who became one of the country’s most sought-after comedic actors and Dr. Rosalind Picard, an inventor, engineer, scientist and pioneer in artificial intelligence, will receive honorary degrees at the May 21 ceremony. Aaron will receive Tulane’s first-ever posthumous honorary degree.

Released: 4-Apr-2022 1:40 PM EDT
UCI to Host Commencement Ceremony at Angel Stadium of Anaheim
University of California, Irvine

Irvine, Calif., April 4, 2022 — The University of California, Irvine will hold its commencement ceremony for the graduating class of 2022 at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Highlighting the Wednesday, June 15, event will be a commencement address by Kal Penn, actor, writer and former White House aide. More than 8,000 graduating students will be attending with their friends and families.

Released: 4-Apr-2022 10:20 AM EDT
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Colson Whitehead Named Guest Speaker at 2022 McKinney Award Ceremony
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Colson Whitehead, author of The New York Times bestsellers The Underground Railroad and The Nickel Boys, will speak virtually at the 81st annual McKinney Writing Award ceremony on Wednesday, April 6 at 7 p.m.

Newswise: Black Management Association Conference Will Address Racial Wealth Gap and Forge New Partnerships
Released: 25-Mar-2022 1:40 PM EDT
Black Management Association Conference Will Address Racial Wealth Gap and Forge New Partnerships
University of California, Irvine, Paul Merage School of Business

The UCI Paul Merage School of Business is pleased to present the second annual Black Management Association (BMA) Conference on April 30, 2022, at the Merage School auditorium. This year's theme is Wealth for a Digitally Driven World, and will feature keynote speakers Daryl J. Carter, chairman and CEO at Avanth Capital Management LLC and Maya Watson, head of global marketing at Clubhouse.

Newswise: ND EPSCoR ND-ACES to Hold Science Café on Education Pathways for Careers in Stem
Released: 24-Mar-2022 4:40 PM EDT
ND EPSCoR ND-ACES to Hold Science Café on Education Pathways for Careers in Stem
North Dakota Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (ND EPSCoR)

Are you interested in learning about STEM majors? Are you unsure of your future STEM career path? Do you want to meet faculty conducting exciting scientific research in North Dakota? Please join us for a virtual panel of faculty from ND-ACES: New Discoveries in the Advanced Interface of Computation, Engineering and Science on Wednesday, March 30th at 3:00 CDT.

Newswise: 2022 URI Thewlis Lecture tackles the impact of ageism on health and longevity, creating a more age-just society
Released: 22-Mar-2022 1:05 PM EDT
2022 URI Thewlis Lecture tackles the impact of ageism on health and longevity, creating a more age-just society
University of Rhode Island

On April 6, URI will host Yale Professor Becca R. Levy as presenter of the 2022 Thewlis Lecture on Gerontology and Geriatrics. “Ageism and You: Why It Matters” will cover the impact of ageism on health and longevity. Levy is a public health expert and leading expert on the psychology of successful aging.

   
Released: 17-Mar-2022 3:20 PM EDT
Join Penn Nursing and Elevate Theatre Company for an Evening of FREE Virtual Plays About the Trials of Frontline Healthcare Workers
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

The Frontline Health Workers Digital Theater Project uses the viewpoints of those working in the Penn Medicine health system (transport, nurses, doctors, etc.) as inspiration for virtual theatrical performances created by playwrights from Elevate Theatre Company, LLC in partnership with Penn Nursing.


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