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Newswise: Nationwide Report Cites Rutgers’ Efforts to Support Low-Income Students
Released: 24-Feb-2020 1:45 PM EST
Nationwide Report Cites Rutgers’ Efforts to Support Low-Income Students
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers University-New Brunswick is a national leader among universities committed to improving the enrollment, retention and graduation of low-income students, according to the latest report by the American Talent Initiative (ATI).

Released: 22-Feb-2020 10:50 PM EST
New Alternative Spring Break Empowers Students in Climate Resilience and Local Activism
Humboldt State University

The program welcomes students from any major to enroll in HSU’s first alternative spring break with a specific focus on climate change.

Newswise: Professor’s Legacy Supports a New Generation of Wildlife Researchers
Released: 22-Feb-2020 10:45 PM EST
Professor’s Legacy Supports a New Generation of Wildlife Researchers
Humboldt State University

Professor Harris, along with his wife Lorene, who passed in 2012, were strong advocates of education and supporters of students.

Newswise: University of Arkansas at Little Rock receives gift for new building information modeling lab
Released: 21-Feb-2020 1:30 PM EST
University of Arkansas at Little Rock receives gift for new building information modeling lab
University of Arkansas at Little Rock

The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Arkansas has donated $30,000 to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to establish a fund to support the Building Information Modeling (BIM) Lab for construction management and engineering students. 

Released: 21-Feb-2020 12:30 PM EST
University leaders’ gift to honor academic units helping students succeed
University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Two leaders of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have donated $25,000 to honor academic units who are going above and beyond the call of duty to support student success.

Newswise: Chicago Public School students go beyond coding and explore artificial intelligence with Argonne National Laboratory
Released: 21-Feb-2020 9:55 AM EST
Chicago Public School students go beyond coding and explore artificial intelligence with Argonne National Laboratory
Argonne National Laboratory

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory’s Educational Programs and Outreach department hosted Computer Science for All — Coding and Beyond, in December as a part of the Argonne National Laboratory, Chicago initiative.

Released: 20-Feb-2020 4:40 PM EST
Inclusive Support on the Road to Success
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Learn how CSU programs for students of color are easing the transition to college life and supporting academic success.

Released: 20-Feb-2020 4:40 PM EST
AACN Announces 2020 Election Results for Board of Directors and Nominating Committee
American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is pleased to announce the results of its 2020 election to fill seats on the AACN Board of Directors and Nominating Committee.

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Released: 20-Feb-2020 11:20 AM EST
Rounds with Leadership: The Year of the Nurse Educator
American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)

The World Health Organization has designated 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife to celebrate the more than 22 million nurses and 2 million midwives who make up half of the global health workforce (WHO, 2020). These providers are vital to sustaining health and well-being in all communities in which they serve. Beyond raising awareness about nursing’s contribution to society, WHO also wants to use this designation to highlight the need for greater investments in the nursing workforce with the goal of ending the ongoing shortage of registered nurses (RNs).



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